PMC Adaptec | AAR-1220SA FAQS


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Why would I buy an Adaptec 1220SA RAID adapter?

The Adaptec RAID 1220SA provides cost-effective, high-performance storage connectivity and data protection for desktops, workstations and entry servers with PCI Express slots. These two-port controllers feature Adaptec HostRAID™ software RAID that maximizes system performance and uptime.

What is Adaptec HostRAID™?

Adaptec HostRAID is the marketing name for the software RAID technology that maximizes system performance and uptime for Adaptec software RAID products.

In what environment should I use the Adaptec 1220SA?

The Adaptec 1220SA is ideal for entry-level servers and workstations requiring basic RAID features with support for up to two Serial ATA drives.

How many drives do the Adaptec 1220SA support?

The Adaptec 1220SA supports up to two 3Gb/s or 1.5Gb/s Serial ATA (SATA) drives.

What RAID levels are supported?

The standard RAID levels for the Adaptec 1220SA are 0, 1, and JBOD.

What Adaptec RAID tools are available, and what are the purposes of each?

The Adaptec RAID 1220SA product include the following management tools:

  • Adaptec Storage Manager™ - the Adaptec one-view management utility which centralizes management of all Adaptec RAID products. Adaptec Storage Manager enables remote RAID management, monitoring, and configuration through secure, encrypted communication.
  • Command Line Interface - CLI - text-based command line interface that provides the same functions as Adaptec Storage Manager in environments where a GUI is not available
  • BIOS configuration utility - used for quick and easy local setup without booting the OS
What does the Adaptec 1220SA kit include?
  • Adaptec 1220SA
  • Quick Install Guide
  • RAID Installation CD (bootable) including drivers and documentation
  • Adaptec Storage Manager™ Installation CD including management software and documentation
  • Two 1-meter SATA cables in the Adaptec 1220SA Kit
  • Low-profile bracket (in addition to the full-size bracket attached to the adapter)
What operating systems are supported?

The Adaptec 1220SA supporst Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux, and SUSE Linux. For specific OS versions, see

What is the warranty period on the Adaptec 1220SA?

Like all Adaptec products, the Adaptec 1220SA has been extensively tested with third-party systems to deliver the utmost in compatibility, now and in the future. They are backed by a 3-year warranty and industry-leading Adaptec technical support.

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