IBM DS5000 Series Technical Specifications

ModelDescriptionExpansion Support/Qty Drives SupportedDrive Support
1818-53A - DS5300, 4UDual Controller, 4U, Supports 4 8GB FC ports and 2 1GB iSCSI per controller. No internal drivesSupports up to 28 1818-D1A Expansion Frames, 448 drives4GB FC: 146GB, 300GB, 450GB, 600GB; FED: 146GB, 300GB, 450GB; SATA: 750GB, 1TB, 2TB