TerraMaster 16-bay Thunderbolt 3 DAS – D16

TerraMaster 16-bay Thunderbolt 3 DAS – D16  – £3,199.99

Disk Slot Number 16
Compatible Disk Types 3.5″ SATA/SAS HDD
File System FAT 32, FAT 16, NTFS, and EXT4
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 288 TB (18 TB drive x 16) (Capacity will vary along with the RAID type)
Hardware RAID
RAID Manager Software
RAID Manager Software Language English, Chineses, Japanese
RAID Online Expansion
RAID Migration
RAID Auto-rebuilding
Drive Hot Swap
HDD Sleep
HDD S.M.A.R.T. Inspection
Sector Inspection and Parity Check
SSD Cache
Daisy Chain
HDD NCQ Technology
Alert Notice
Event Log
External Ports
USB USB HOST 3.1 Gen 2
Thunderbolt 40Gb Thunderbolt 3 x 2
DP Interface DP 1.4 x 1
Power Socket AC IN 220V
Reading/writing Speed (max.)
Reading Speed (max.) Read: 2817MB/sec
Writing Speed (max.) Write: 2022MB/sec (Use SSD 512GB  under RAID 0 mode)
Size (H*W*D) 348*160*498 mm
Packaging Size (H*W*D)
System fan 90mm x90mm x 25mm  4PCS
Fan mode Smart
Noise Level 35dB(A)
Power Supply
Power Supply 550W
AC Input Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Current Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption 210W(Access)
Environment Temperature
Working Temperature 5°C  ~ 40°C (40°F ~ 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C ~ 60°C (-5°F ~ 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% ~ 95% RH
Supported OS Windows OS、Mac OS
Warranty 2 years
Certificate CE, FCC, CCC
Environment RoHS compliance
Package Contents: Host unit (x1)
Power cord (x1)
Thunderbolt 3 cable (40Gbps) * 1
Quick Installation Guide (x1)
Screws (several)
Limited Warranty Note x 1

Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 2 Compatibility (for Mac only)

If your Mac has Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 2 ports, you can capitalise on the D16 Thunderbolt 3 to achieve high-end transfer rates. With Apple’s Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter (not sold with the D16 Thunderbolt 3), compatibility between the D16 Thunderbolt 3 and earlier Thunderbolt technologies is straightforwardly achieved.


Drawing on a pair of Thunderbolt 3 interfaces (40 Gbps) and a hardware RAID controller, the D16 Thunderbolt 3 can operate at transfer speeds of 2817 MB/s under RAID 0 array mode. Under RAID 6, the device can achieve a speed of 2480 MB/s.


Enjoy Rapid Video Workflows

The time needed for virtually every aspect of the post-production workflow falls when using the D16 Thunderbolt 3. At lightning speed, users can transfer several hours of footage from a Blackmagic® device to Adobe® Premiere Pro. In turn, with uncompressed HD 10-bit and 12-bit video, users can edit the ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 4444 XQ, and other data streams. Thumbnails and preview rendering are significantly more responsive when using large items with numerous high-definition clips.


Compact design

D16 has a compact design that saves a lot of space, making it suitable for small video production teams and designers with limited desktop room. D16 has a specially designed handle that makes it easy to carry, facilitating the work of video production teams by greatly increasing convenience when out and about.


Peace as a priority

To support designers, a non-coded storage device must be quiet. D16 has a high-quality silent fan and specially optimized interior structure, that effectively increase the internal air flow of the device to reduce the working temperature of the hard disk while greatly reducing the resonance between device components. Even under full load, D16 can thus still maintain a satisfactory low noise level.


Large Storage Capacity

TerraMaster’s 16-bay D16 Thunderbolt 3 is compatible with 3.5″ SATA disks and 2.5″ SSDs, allowing professionals to capitalise on a total storage capacity of up to 288TB. As a result, you can be assured the device gives you the tools you need to overcome any storage challenge.


High Scalability

Using one cable, Thunderbolt 3 enables users to daisy-chain more than five devices to their computer. As a result, users can achieve an enormous 1PB capacity by linking together six D16 Thunderbolt 3 devices.

Multiple RAID Supports

The D16 Thunderbolt 3 can operate with RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 50, and 10, as well as JBOD disk array modes for all your application needs. This underpins the all-important concern for guaranteed data security, and it ensures that your storage capacity is utilised in the most efficient way possible.


Professional and Safe

Replacing lost content is inconvenient, costly, and, ultimately, unworkable for all professionals. Therefore, with the D16 Thunderbolt 3, TerraMaster has not comprised on its use of state-of-the-art storage technologies to ensure data safety and security. Now, freed from concerns about inadequately protected data, users can focus on what matters to you.

Compatible with multiple arrays in one device Online RAID Level Migration (ORLM)
RAID Online Capacity Expansion (OCE) Compatible with hot swapping and hot plugging
Automatic drive (insert / removal) detection Supports hot spare disk
Hard disk NCQ (native command sort) technology Flash cache
Automatic RAID rebuild Multiple RAID initialization types
SHI (Storage Health Inspector – S.M.A.R.T.) Verifies RAID for bad sectors and parity check
Regular and automatic hard drive checks Bad sector repair and remapping
Spin down idle mode Alert notifications via email
Staggered drive spin up Event log



The Ideal Companion for All Professionals

Given its compactness, its large storage capacity, and its lightning speed, the D16 Thunderbolt 3 is ideally suited for the most demanding applications, including 4K video editing, as well as seamless 4K streaming. Other users, especially those with strict speed and storage requirements, will find a valuable partner in this device.






Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply