Enermax has started to sell a row of new products and among them are the three backplane modules EMK5301, EMK5401 and EMK5501. Enermax has a lot of experience in this area and we’ve also recently checked out several of their other docking solutions from the EMK series in our review section.
The backplane modules EMK5301, EMK5401, and EMK5501 are specially designed for data servers or home built storage systems. The modules occupy two or three 5.25-inch bays and accommodate up to five 3.5-inch hard disk drives with SATA or SAS interface. Due to the high-quality manufacturing and the sturdy aluminium case, the new EMK models are a safe storage for your valuable data.
Each HDD slot is equipped with an individual power switch so you can turn off single drives when needed or only turn on the ones you need. A power switch on each drive is an awesome function to have, I speak from experience there.
Further, they come with an 80mm fan and smart thermal fan control that allows for an effective HDD cooling. Users will be warned by blinking status LEDs and a buzzing sound if the temperature exceeds a critical level (55/60/65°C) and all HDD slots are protected with a security lock against unauthorized access.
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