iR2822: The Ultimate High-Capacity, Secure, and Versatile Storage Solution


The iR2822 is a comprehensive solution that combines high storage capacity, security, and user-friendly features, making it an excellent choice for a wide range of applications. Whether for a small business, a large enterprise, or personal use, the iR2822 brings efficiency, reliability, and security to data storage and management.




1. Flexible Storage Options: The iR2822 is compatible with both 3.5” hard drives and SSDs, providing users the flexibility to choose between high-capacity traditional storage and faster solid-state drives according to their needs.


2. Large-Scale RAID Storage: It is designed for 3.5” high-density drives, offering large-scale RAID storage solutions. This feature is particularly beneficial for organizations that require substantial data storage capabilities.


3. Secure Data Storage: With the iR2822, users can securely store a large amount of data in high-capacity 3.5” hard drives. This is crucial for businesses and individuals who prioritize data security.


4. Comprehensive SATA 6G Support: The device supports SATA 6G with RAID 0 and RAID 1 configurations, ensuring fast data transfer rates and reliability in data mirroring and stripping.


5. STATUSGuide GUI and S.M.A.R.T Monitoring: For Windows users, the iR2822 offers the STATUSGuide GUI and drive S.M.A.R.T monitoring, enhancing the user experience and providing real-time health status of drives.


6. LCD Display for RAID Status: An integrated LCD display illustrates the RAID setting status, making it easier for users to monitor and configure their RAID settings.


7. LED Light Indicator for Drive Monitoring: The device is equipped with an LED light indicator for each drive, aiding in quick and easy monitoring of drive status.


8. KeyLock Protection Tray: Each tray comes with KeyLock protection, ensuring that the drives are secure and protected against unauthorized access.


9. Hot-Swappable and Plug-and-Play: The iR2822 features hot-swappable and plug-and-play capabilities, allowing for easy replacement and management of drives without needing to power down the system.


10. Compact Size: Ingeniously designed to fit perfectly into two 5.25-inch CD-ROM (Optical Drive) bays, the iR2822 is compact and space-efficient.


11. Versatility in Installation: Its versatility makes it suitable for various installations, including servers, industrial PCs, or workstations, catering to different professional environments.


12. Optimal Heat Management: The device includes an MCU-controlled silent fan for efficient heat management, ensuring that the drives operate within optimal temperature ranges.


13. Advanced Overheat Alarm Buzzer: To enhance the safety of data, the iR2822 features an overheat alarm buzzer, alerting users to potential overheating issues promptly.




The iR2822 offers a range of application benefits that make it an attractive choice for various users, from IT professionals to individual users seeking robust storage solutions. Here are some key application benefits of the iR2822:


1. Enhanced Data Security: With features like KeyLock protection and RAID configurations, the iR2822 ensures that your data is not only stored securely but also protected against potential drive failures.


2. High-Speed Performance: The support for SATA 6G with RAID configurations allows for high-speed data transfers, making it ideal for applications that require quick access to large amounts of data, such as video editing or database management.


3. Large Storage Capacity: The ability to house multiple 3.5” high-density drives makes the iR2822 perfect for applications that require substantial storage space, such as data centers, archival purposes, or multimedia storage.


4. Real-Time Monitoring and Maintenance: With S.M.A.R.T monitoring and an LCD display for RAID status, users can easily keep track of the health and performance of their drives, reducing the risk of data loss due to drive failures.


5. Flexible Storage Options: Compatibility with both SSDs and 3.5” hard drives allows users to balance their need for speed and storage capacity, tailoring the system to their specific requirements.


6. Ease of Use: Hot-swappable drive bays and plug-and-play functionality make it easy to replace or upgrade drives without system downtime, which is crucial in maintaining continuous operations in business environments.


7. Space Efficiency: Its compact design, fitting into two 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, makes it an excellent choice for workstations, servers, and industrial PCs where space is at a premium.


8. Heat Management: The integrated silent fan and advanced overheat alarm buzzer ensure that the drives are kept at an optimal temperature, which is vital for maintaining drive longevity and reliability.


9. Versatility: The iR2822 is suitable for a wide range of applications, including server and workstation installation, making it a versatile addition to any IT infrastructure.


10. Cost-Effective Upgrade: For businesses and individuals looking to expand their storage capabilities without investing in a new system, the iR2822 offers a cost-effective solution to upgrade existing systems with enhanced storage capacity and security features.


In summary, the iR2822 provides a comprehensive, secure, and high-performance storage solution that is adaptable to a variety of applications, making it a valuable asset for anyone looking to upgrade their data storage and management systems.


iR2822: The Pinnacle of Excellence in Compact RAID Enclosures - Masterfully Engineered for Optimal Safety and Efficiency in Data Storage


The iR2822 is a Compact RAID Enclosure, a perfect blend of cutting-edge technology and superior design, with features that are nothing short of excellence. Engineered for both professional and personal use, the iR2822 ensures the safety and efficiency of your data storage needs.



Flexible Storage Options with 3.5” Hard Drive or SSD Compatibility


Compatible with both 3.5” hard drives and SSD (solid-state drives), the iR2822 allows for a diverse range of storage options. Whether you're aiming for affordability or speed, this device is designed to meet your storage needs.



Large-Scale RAID Storage


● High Capacity Storage: It can house multiple 3.5” high-density drives, providing a significant aggregate storage capacity ideal for large data requirements.


 Flexible RAID Configurations: Supports various RAID modes (like RAID 0, RAID 1), allowing users to choose between maximizing speed, capacity, or focusing on data redundancy for enhanced protection.


 Data Protection and Redundancy: Particularly with RAID 1, it offers mirrored storage, ensuring data remains accessible even if one drive fails, making it reliable for critical data storage.


 Increased Data Accessibility and Speed: Configurations like RAID 0 improve data access speeds, beneficial for high-speed data requirements.


 Scalability: As storage demands grow, additional drives can be easily added, making it a future-proof solution.


 Ideal for Enterprises and SMBs: Its design caters to the needs of small to medium-sized businesses and enterprises where data integrity and capacity are paramount.


 Advanced RAID Features: May include hot spare, automatic rebuild, etc., further enhancing reliability and performance.


 Efficient Data Management: Simplifies organization, backup, and recovery of large data volumes.


 Energy Efficiency: Designed to minimize energy consumption, crucial for continuous operations.


● Versatile Use Cases: Suitable for a range of sectors like cloud services, multimedia production, and scientific data management.


Comprehensive Support for SATA 6G with RAID 0 and RAID 1 Configuration


The iR2822 offers comprehensive support for SATA 6G, integrating seamlessly with the latest generation of high-speed data interfaces. This robust support ensures you can leverage the speed and efficiency of SATA 6G, significantly enhancing your system's overall data transfer rates and performance. Furthermore, the iR2822 supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 configurations. With RAID 0, also known as striping, you can enjoy increased data throughput by spreading data across multiple drives. Conversely, RAID 1, known as mirroring, duplicates your data across two drives, providing an immediate backup and ensuring data integrity and reliability. The comprehensive support for both these RAID configurations, combined with SATA 6G compatibility, make the iR2822 a highly adaptable and powerful storage solution that caters to a broad spectrum of user needs.

STATUSGuide GUI and Drive S.M.A.R.T Monitoring (for windows only)


The iR2822 Internal RAID Device offers windows base RAIDON STATUSGuide Graphic User Interface (GUI). This user-friendly platform simplifies RAID monitoring, and management, making it an accessible and efficient tool even for those not experienced with RAID configurations.

Additionally, the iR2822 supports Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) for drives. This technology enables the real-time tracking of key indicators of drive reliability. With S.M.A.R.T., potential drive failures can be anticipated and prevented, providing an added layer of data security and peace of mind.

LCD Display illustrate RAID setting status


The iR2822 Compact RAID Enclosure features an intuitive LCD status screen designed to display your RAID configuration in real-time. This critical feature allows users to keep a close eye on their current RAID setup, offering immediate visual feedback on the operational status of their drives. Whether you're operating in RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for data redundancy, the LCD status screen will show it all, ensuring you always have accurate and up-to-date information at your fingertips. This feature not only simplifies the process of RAID management but also aids in troubleshooting, allowing for prompt action in case of any issues. By integrating this user-friendly display, the iR2822 once again demonstrates its commitment to marrying advanced technology with superior user experience.



LED Light indicators


The iR2822 features a separate LED display for each SSD or hard disk, presenting data access status or the condition of the SSD or hard disk concisely. This allows users to stay informed about the overall status of the iR2822 at any time.

Tray with KeyLock Protection


Security is key when it comes to data. To that end, the iR2822 comes with a tray featuring KeyLock protection. This ensures that your drives are physically secure and protected from unauthorized access or removal.



Hot-swappable and plug-and-play for easy replacement of drives


One of the standout features of the iR2822 Compact RAID Enclosure is its hot-swappable and plug-and-play capability. This user-friendly design allows for effortless replacement and upgrading of drives, minimizing downtime. If a drive fails or you simply want to upgrade your storage capacity, the hot-swap feature lets you replace the drive without having to power down the system. Additionally, the plug-and-play functionality ensures the new drive is immediately recognized and operational, making the whole process seamless and convenient. This aspect truly embodies the iR2822's commitment to blending advanced technology with superior user experience.

Compact Size: Fits Perfectly into Two 5.25-Inch CD-ROM Bays


Despite its wide range of features, the iR2822 sports a compact design. It fits perfectly into two 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, offering a versatile solution that maximizes the usage of your space without compromising on functionality.



Versatility: For Server, IPC, or Workstation Installation


Whether it's for a server, industrial PC (IPC), or workstation, the iR2822 provides seamless installation and integration. Its design offers a universal fit for various types of systems, making it a versatile choice for all kinds of users.


Efficient Heat Dissipation with MCU Control


Keeping your drives cool is paramount for the longevity of your data and hardware. That’s why the iR2822 features a built-in MCU controlled cooling system, ensuring efficient heat dissipation and maintaining optimal operating temperatures for your drives.

Overheat alarm buzzer


The iR2822 Compact RAID Enclosure is built with an intelligent overheat alarm buzzer to ensure the safety and longevity of your drives. This advanced feature continuously monitors the temperature of your storage devices. In the event of a significant rise in temperature that surpasses the safe operating limit, the alarm buzzer will sound, alerting users to potential overheating issues. This immediate auditory alert allows for swift corrective action, which could involve ramping up the cooling system or shutting down to prevent any potential damage. The inclusion of this overheat alarm buzzer is a testament to iR2822's commitment to proactive protection of your valuable data and hardware.



IPC Industries Applications


1. Manufacturing Automation: In automated manufacturing environments, the iR2822 can be used for storing large volumes of production data, machine logs, and process information, ensuring high availability and redundancy.


2. Surveillance Systems: For IPCs used in surveillance, the iR2822 is ideal for storing high-resolution video feeds, providing both the capacity and speed needed for real-time video processing and archival.


3. Medical Equipment: In medical IPCs, it can be used to store large imaging files like MRIs and CT scans, ensuring quick access and reliable backup for critical patient data.


4. Transportation Systems: For IPCs in transportation management systems, it can manage and store vast amounts of logistics data, traffic patterns, and system operations data.


5. Energy Management: In the energy sector, IPCs equipped with iR2822 can handle data from smart grids, energy consumption patterns, and utility management systems.


6. Industrial IoT: For IPCs handling Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications, the iR2822 can provide secure and efficient storage for the large amount of data generated by interconnected devices. Its KeyLock protection adds an extra layer of security against physical tampering.


AI Applications


1. Data Centers for Machine Learning: AI data centers can utilize the iR2822 for storing large datasets used in training machine learning models, benefiting from its high storage capacity and speed.


2. AI-Driven Research: In research involving large datasets, such as genomics or climate modeling, the iR2822 provides the necessary storage infrastructure for the intensive data processing required.


3. Edge Computing: In edge computing scenarios, where AI processes data at the edge of the network, the iR2822 can offer local, high-speed data storage, crucial for real-time AI applications.


4. AI in Healthcare: For AI applications in healthcare, such as predictive analytics and patient data analysis, the iR2822 can store extensive medical records and imaging data securely.


5. Autonomous Vehicles: In the development and operation of autonomous vehicles, the iR2822 can be used to store the vast amounts of sensor and environmental data needed for AI processing.


6. Smart City Infrastructure: For AI-driven smart city applications, such as traffic management and public safety, the iR2822 can provide the backbone for data storage and analysis

drives, adding an extra layer of security.


Other Applications


1. Data Centers: The iR2822's robust RAID support and high-speed SATA 6G technologies make it an ideal choice for data centers. It can help efficiently manage large amounts of data while ensuring maximum uptime and data protection.


2. Workstation Storage: For professionals who use workstations for high-end graphics design, video editing, or 3D rendering, the iR2822 can provide the rapid data access required by these resource-intensive applications. The RAID 0 support offers increased speed and performance, critical for these demanding tasks.


3. Home Media Servers: Home users who have extensive media collections, such as high-definition movies, music, and photos, can benefit from the iR2822. It can store and organize large volumes of data efficiently, providing quick and seamless access to your favorite media.


4. Video Surveillance Systems: The iR2822 can serve as a reliable storage solution for video surveillance systems. It can continually write high-definition video data without compromise, thanks to its effective heat dissipation system and S.M.A.R.T drive monitoring.


5. Research and Development: For organizations involved in research and development, the iR2822 can help manage and store massive datasets. The RAID 1 support offers redundancy, ensuring that valuable data is safeguarded against hardware failures.


6. Game Development: In the gaming industry, where large file sizes and rapid data access are the norm, the iR2822's compatibility with both HDD and SSD drives can offer developers the flexibility and speed they need.


7. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): SMEs can use the iR2822 as a cost-effective solution for their data storage needs. Its compact size and ease of installation make it suitable even for businesses with limited IT infrastructure.


8. Backup and Archive: For users who need a robust solution for backup and archival of their critical data, the iR2822 can provide the data integrity and safety features necessary. The KeyLock protection ensures the physical security of the drives, adding an extra layer of security.


Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.

Product View


Model No iR2822
Interfaces 1 x SATA III (6 Gbps) 
Compatible Drive 2 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA III (6.0 Gbits) HDD/SSD
Storage Mode RAID 1 or RAID 0 
Operating System Windows, Linux
Function Control 
GUI (Windows Only)
Electrical and 
* Line voltage: 12V + 5V DC
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight 148 mm (W) x 84 mm (H) x 202 mm (D) 
Product Code EAN:
Carton 8 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * iR2822 x 1
* SATA Cable
* Accessory kit
* Quick Installation Guide


iR2822 Download

GUI Software for Windows

iR2822 Question & Answer

  • Q1Upgrading Your System: Integrating iR2822 with Legacy RAID 1 Hard Drives.
  • Q2Upgrading from a Legacy RAID Device to iR2822 with New Hard Drives.
  • Q3What causes RAIDbox to be unable to recognize my non-brand-new hard drive?

iR2822 HD Compatible List

Product Name BrandHD TypeHD CategoryModel NumberCapacity Note
iR2822Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST20000NE00020TB
iR2822Seagate3.5" HDDExos X20ST20000NM007D20TB
iR2822WD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC560WUH722020ALE6L420TB
iR2822Seagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST20000VE00220TB
iR2822Toshiba 3.5" HDD MG09ACA18TE18TBspecified firmware
iR2822Seagate3.5" HDDExos X22ST22000NM001E22TB ( uses cookies to improve site functionality and your overall experience by storing necessary information for service delivery. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies as detailed in our Privacy Policy, which provides more information about this usage. (Accept cookies to continue browsing the website)