NameSilent Brick Air

Short DescriptionMobile Storage Container for the Silent Brick System

Long DescriptionThe Silent Brick Air is a mobile data container for the Silent Brick System. It occupies one slot in the Silent Brick Drive, Controller or Shelf and is equipped with 12 hard disks from 3 different batches. The connection in the system is done as VTL or via SMB or NFS share, parallel access via S3 compatible protocol is possible. The Silent Brick Air has an integrated protection against data loss by double or triple parity (SecureNAS 2P/3P) or quadruple redundancy with erasure coding and linear file system (SecureNAS ERC or VTL). Multiple Silent Brick Air with the same configuration can be joined together to form larger volumes. As a removable, mobile container, the Silent Brick Air enables true Air Gap (physical separation).

Product GroupSilent Bricks Related Products Silent Brick Extension Shelf Silent Brick Controller Silent Brick Plus Silent Brick Max WORM Silent Brick Max Silent Brick WORM Silent Brick Flash

Applications Backup

Availability D, A, CH Rest of Europe UK & Ireland Americas (USA, Canada, South America) Rest of World

Product Variants
Article # Variant
SB8204 Silent Brick Air 8/12 TB (HDD)
SB8211 Silent Brick Air 16/24 TB (HDD)
Technical Data

12 cm


2,5 cm


58 cm


2 kg

  • Data container for Silent Brick Controller, Shelf and Drive
  • Equipped with 12 hard disks from 3 different production batches
  • Sturdy aluminum housing incl. carrying handle
  • Epaper display as electronic label, customizable via software
  • Replacement of individual hard disks easily possible without special tools
  • Configuration in the system with dual or triple parity (SecureNAS 2p/3p) or quadruple redundancy with erasure coding and linear file system (SecureNAS ERC or VTL)
  • Connection as VTL or via SMB/NFS, parallel connection possible via S3-compatible protocol
  • Gross capacity: 12 or 24 TB (uncompressed) per Silent Brick Air
  • Volumes also possible across multiple Silent Bricks with the same configuration
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