This page lists specifications for Transfer Appliance models, including usable space capacities, dimensions, power requirements, and packing lists.

Transfer Appliance common specifications

Specification All models
Model description Rugged, tamper-resistant appliance, using SSD technology.
Functional hardware Less than 50 lbs (23 kg), rugged, tamper-resistant
Installation options Supports floor and shelf-mounting (2.5U).
Packaging description Rugged shipping case with rolling wheels and collapsible handle.
Power requirements 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz, 700 W
Network connectivity Data ports:

  • QSFP+ (40 Gbps)
  • RJ45 (10 Gbps)

Configuration port: RJ45 (10 Gbps)

Delivery time Overnight (US)
End-to-end cycle time Approximately 3 weeks
Security and encryption
  • Customer-Managed Encryption Key (CMEK)
  • Remote attestation with Secure Boot
  • Unique PIN
Transfer modes
  • NFS share
  • SSH or SCP transfer
On-device interface Command-line interface
Ease-of-use Automated ingest

Transfer Appliance weights and capacities

Specification TA7 TA40 TA300
Shipping dimensions 22 in x 14 in x 9 in / 560 mm x 360 mm x 230 mm 25.5 in x 24 in x 9.5 in / 647.7 mm x 609.6 mm x 241.3 mm
Appliance dimensions (H x W x D) 1.7 in x 8.2 in x 14.8 in / 43 mm x 209 mm x 376 mm 3.48 in x 17 in x 21 in / 88.4 mm x 431.8 mm x 533.4 mm
Shipping weight 30 lbs / 13.6 kg 50 lbs / 23 kg 55 lbs / 25 kg
Appliance weight 7.9 lbs / 3.6 kg 31.7 lbs / 14.4 kg 39 lbs / 17.7 kg
Usable capacity Maximum of 7 TB of encrypted data. Maximum of 40 TB of encrypted data. Maximum of 300 TB of encrypted data.

Package contents

  • Brochures
  • Connection instructions
  • Packaging instructions
  • Shipping label pouch
  • Shipping tag and zip-tie
  • Tamper-evident tag
  • Cables

Included cables


Cable photo Cable description
2 x AC Adapter Charger bricks (mounted in a bracket)
2 X C-13 to C-14 power cables
2 X C-13 to NEMA 5-15P cables
1 X RJ-45 Cat 6 ethernet cable

TA40 and TA300

Cable photo Cable description
A photo depicting a NEMA 5-15P to C13 power cable NEMA 5-15P to C13 power cable (1.8 m / 5.91 ft)
A photo depicting a c14 to c13 power cable C14 to C13 power cable, for connections to the power distribution unit (PDU) (1.5 m / 4.92 ft)
A photo depicting a Category 6 network cable Cat 6 network cable (2.1 m / 6.89 ft)
A photo depicting a QSFP+ twinaxial copper network cable QSFP+ twinaxial copper network cable (3 m / 9.84 ft)
A photo depicting a QSFP+ to 4xSFP+ network cable QSFP+ to 4xSFP+ network cable (3 m / 9.84 ft)
A photo depicting a USB-to-serial adapter cable USB-to-serial adapter cable – use only if instructed by Transfer Appliance Team
A photo depicting a pin-to-socket serial adapter Pin-to-socket serial adapter