1 TB HDD for NI PXI-8840

Updated May 3, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXI-8840

Issue Details

I would like to use a 1 TB hard disk Drive in a the PXI/e 8840 controller.   

Solution

The PXI/e 8840 controller can be shipped with the following options of HDD:
  • 500 GB 2.5 in SATA Hard drive
  • 250 GB 2.5 in MLC SATA SSD
  • 100 GB 2.5 in eMLC-Based SSD
  • 80 GB 2.5 in SATA SSD
If you need to add extra memory you can buy separately a 1 TB HDD. It will need to fit the following specifications:
  • 2.5 in SATA connector. 
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 69.85 mm, 100.0 mm, 7.0 mm
If the hard drive is thicker than 9.5 mm, the hard drive will protrude into slot 2 of the PXI chassis. 

Additional Information

Another option would be using an NI HDD-826X Raid Array. Review Related links section. Availabvle options for Raid Arrays:
  • NI 8260 - up to 3 TB across 4 drives.
  • NI 8261 - up to 4 TB across 4 drives.
  • NI 8263 - 1 or 2 TB across 4 drives.
  • NI 8264 - 3 TB across 12 drives.
  • NI 8265 - 6, 12, 24 TB across 12 drives
  • NI 8266 - up to 24 TB across 24 drives

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