Dell MD1220 24-Bay Storage Array

Dell Part #/MPN: MD1220

DiscTech Item #: DEL-MD1220-RF-OE


Interface Types: SAS Serial Attached SCSI, SFF-8088

Form Factor: 2.5inx15mm SFF Server Drive

Electrical Interface: SAS-2 Serial Attached SCSI v2 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 512MB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 24

Wattage/VA: 600W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Dell MD1220 SFF 2.5" SAS 24-Bay Storage Array - Refurbished

Dell MD1220 SFF 2.5" SAS 24-Bay DAS / Direct Attached Storage Array - Refurbished

The Dell™ PowerVault™ MD1220 direct-attached storage array is the second generation of our energy efficient, small form factor (SFF), 2.5-inch drive expansion enclosure. The PowerVault MD1220 offers seamless expansion for PowerEdge™ servers while providing the Input/Output operations per Second (IOPs) needed to satisfy performance-intensive applications.


The Dell Powervault MD1220 accepts up to twenty four (24) 2.5" SFF SAS hard drives and solid state drives.

Dell™ PowerVault™ MD1220
PERC H800PCI-E 2.0 Host-RAID adapter with two external x4 SAS ports, standard 512MB cache and TBBU (transportable battery-backup unit)
Drives and Capacity
DrivesUp to twenty-four (24) 2.5-inch hot-pluggable SAS Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) at 7200, 10K, 15K rpm and SAS Solid State Drive (SSDs)
Drive Performance and Capacities
  • 2.5” SAS HDDs - 10,000 RPM 6Gb/s SAS drives available in 300GB and 600GB
  • 2.5” SAS SSDs - 3Gb/s SSD available in 149GB
  • Maximum Capacity (per enclosure)12TB using twenty-four (24) 500GB 7200 RPM 6Gb/s SAS HDDs
    Expansion CapabilitiesPERC H800 enables expansion to 8 enclosures, 4 per port
    Host Connectivity
    Unified Mode
  • Unified mode (single path) for daisy chaining of up to 8 enclosures per PERC H800 (4 enclosures per port, single path)
  • Unified mode (recommended redundant path) for daisy chaining up to 4 enclosures per PERC H800 (4 enclosures connected to both ports via redundant path cabling)
  • Split-Mode/Dual-Host AccessSplit mode with dual Enclosure Management Modules providing direct connectivity to drives 0 though 11 and a separate connectivity to drives 12 through 23
    Enclosure Management Modules and RAID levels
    Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability
    RAID Levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60
    Back-Panel Connectors (per EMM)
    Host Connectivity1 SAS (SFF 8088) IN connector for connection to the host
    Expansion Connectivity1 SAS (SFF 8088) OUT connector for expansion to an additional enclosure
    Service Management1 6-pin UART mini-DIN connector (for factory use only)
    Power Supplies (per PSU)
    Wattage600 W
    Host Heat Dissipation188 W
    Input Voltage Range100-240 VAC, auto-sensing
    Frequency Range50/60 Hz
    Amperage8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V
    Available Hard Drive Power (per slot)
    Supported Continuous Consumption
  • up to 1.2 A at +5V
  • up to 0.5 A at +12V
  • Physical
    Height x Width x Depth8.7cm (3.39 inches) x 48.2cm (18.8 inches) x 54.1cm (29.1 inches)
  • 23.31 kg (51 lb) (maximum configuration)
  • 8.61 kg (19 lb) (empty)
  • Environmental
  • Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
  • Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour
  • Relative Humidity
  • Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
  • Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude
  • Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
  • Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

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    Weight: 80 lb

    Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech


    Condition Levels Explained

    These products have had NO problems or failures, they merely have some usage. The product has been professionally returned to excellent condition. These items have been fully tested, formatted (if appropriate) &repackaged. Hard drives are fully vetted for surface defects and wear, only healthy disks are approved for resale to our customers. Please see our refurbishing process for more details. Watch a video about our refurbishing process

    1 Year DiscTech Warranty

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