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220S Dell Powervault Raid Storage Array.. Refurbished

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220S Dell Powervault Raid Storage Array. Refurbished.
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Scalability and Expandability

The Dell PowerVault 220S RAID storage array is a modular storage system that is designed to provide scalable and expandable storage for small to medium-sized businesses. It is built on a flexible architecture that allows for the addition of additional storage capacity as needed, making it a cost-effective solution for growing businesses.

Scalability refers to the ability of a storage system to increase its capacity to meet the growing storage needs of an organization. The PowerVault 220S is scalable in that it can be expanded to accommodate additional hard drives, which can be added as needed to increase the storage capacity of the array. The system can support up to 12 hard drives, each with a capacity of up to 1TB, for a total storage capacity of up to 12TB.

Expandability refers to the ability of a storage system to add additional features or capabilities. The PowerVault 220S is expandable in that it can be connected to additional storage systems, such as another 220S array, to create a larger storage environment. This can be accomplished using a variety of connectivity options, including SCSI, SAS, and iSCSI.

In addition to its scalability and expandability, the PowerVault 220S also offers a number of features that make it a powerful storage solution for small to medium-sized businesses. These features include hot-swappable hard drives, redundant power supplies, and support for a variety of RAID configurations, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and 50. The array also includes management software that allows for easy configuration and monitoring of the system, as well as support for a variety of operating systems.

Data Protection and Redundancy Features

The 220S Dell Powervault Raid Storage Array is designed to provide high levels of data protection and redundancy. It includes several features that help ensure that data is secure and available at all times.

One of the key features of the 220S is its RAID technology. RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, and it is a method of storing data across multiple disks. The 220S can be configured with RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, or RAID 50. Each of these RAID levels provides a different level of data protection and redundancy.

RAID 0 is the least redundant configuration, as it does not provide any data redundancy. RAID 1, on the other hand, mirrors data across two disks, providing full redundancy. RAID 5 uses parity data to provide redundancy across multiple disks, while RAID 10 and RAID 50 combine mirroring and striping to provide both redundancy and performance.

In addition to RAID, the 220S also includes hot-swappable drives and redundant power supplies. Hot-swappable drives allow for easy replacement of failed drives without shutting down the system, while redundant power supplies ensure that the system remains powered even if one power supply fails.

The 220S also includes data encryption capabilities, which help ensure that data is secure even if the system is compromised. The system supports both hardware-based encryption and self-encrypting drives (SEDs).

Installation and Setup

The Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array is a high-performance storage solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses. The device can be used to store large amounts of data, which can be accessed quickly and easily.

Installation and setup of the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array is a straightforward process that can be completed in a few simple steps. Below are the steps to follow:

Step 1: Unpack the device

The first step is to unpack the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array from its packaging. Once you have done that, inspect the device to ensure that all the necessary components are present.

Step 2: Install the hard drives

The Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array requires hard drives to function. Install the hard drives by sliding them into the drive bays located on the front of the device. Ensure that the hard drives are correctly seated in the bays.

Step 3: Connect the cables

Connect the appropriate cables to the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array. The device comes with a power cable, which should be connected to a power outlet. Also, connect the appropriate data cables, depending on the type of connectivity you want to use (i.e., SCSI, Fibre Channel or iSCSI).

Step 4: Power on the device

After connecting the cables, turn on the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array by pressing the power button.

Step 5: Configure the device

Once the device is powered on, you will need to configure it. This involves setting up the RAID configuration, creating logical drives, and setting up access control.

Step 6: Install the management software

To manage the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array, you will need to install the management software. The software can be downloaded from the Dell website and is available for Windows and Linux operating systems.

In conclusion, setting up and configuring the Dell Powervault 220S Raid Storage Array is a simple process. By following the above steps, you can have the device up and running in no time.


  • SCSI hard drives
  • support for up to fourteen 1-inch-by-3.5-inch LVD Ultra 160 and Ultra 320 hot-plug hard drives, at speeds of 10K or 15K rpm.


  • Configurations
  • support for any of the following:
  • one 14-device SCSI bus (joined-bus mode)
  • one clustered 13-device SCSI bus (cluster mode)
  • two independent 7-device SCSI buses (split-bus mode)
  • Back-Panel Connectors

SCSI connector

  • 68-pin shielded P-type SCSI for connection to host
  • Backplane Board Connectors

Hard drives

  • fourteen 80-pin SCA-2 connectors
  • Power supply/cooling module
  • 2 high-current connectors
  • Enclosure management modules (EMM)
  • 210-pin connector
  • Split-bus module
  • 180-pin connector
  • Enclosure Modules


  • 2 warm-pluggable modules
  • Split-bus module
  • 1 warm-pluggable module with an external slide switch to change between split-bus, joined-bus, and cluster modes
  • SCSI terminator card
  • 1 warm-pluggable module to the terminate SCSI bus in nonredundant EMM configurations
  • LED Indicators
  • Front panel
  • 5 LED status indicators for power, fault, split bus, cluster mode, and over-temperature
  • Hard-drive carrier
  • 1 single-color activity LED and 1 two-color LED status indicator per drive
  • EMM
  • 3 LED status indicators for power, fault, and active status
  • Split-bus module
  • 1 LED indicator for power
  • Power supply and cooling module
  • 3 LED status indicators for power supply status, power supply fault, and AC status and 2 for cooling module fault

Power Supplies

  • Wattage
  • 600 W
  • Heat dissipation
  • 200 W
  • Voltage
  • 100-240 V rated (actual 85-264 V)
  • Frequency
  • 50-60 Hz
  • Amperage
  • 9.4 A at 100 V, 4.6 A at 200 V


  • Height
  • 13.26 cm (5.22 inches)
  • Width
  • 44.58 cm (17.55 inches)
  • Depth
  • 50.8 cm (20 inches)
  • Weight
  • PowerVault 220S
  • PowerVault 221S
  • 32.4 kg (71.5 lb.) maximum redundant configuration with all hard drives installed
  • 42.2 kg (93.0 lb.) maximum redundant configuration with all hard drives installed


  • Temperature:
  • Operating


  • 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
  • -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F)
  • Relative humidity
  • Operating


  • 8% to 80% (noncondensing)
  • 8% to 95% (noncondensing)
  • Altitude


  • -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
  • BTU per hour
  • 2750

Available Hard-Drive Power (Per Slot)

  • Supported hard-drive power consumption
  • up to 1.3 A at +12V
  • up to 1.5 A at +5V
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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