The Mercury Rack Pro 4 Bay 1U Rack Storage Solution from OWC is a four bay external mini-SAS hard drive enclosure configured as four independent hard drives. It offers a maximum capacity of 12.0TB with 3.0TB per hard drive. This Mercury Rack Pro features a single external mini-SAS interface which reduces cable clutter and provides four full channels of data one per drive through a single external mini-SAS cable. It's like having four separate eSATA/SAS cables but in a single package. The Mercury Rack Pro is designed specifically to meet the demands of server, audio production and video production environments. It provides data transfer rates of up to 24Gb/s depending on selected drives, RAID setting, and external mini SAS equipped SAS or SATA card. The Mercury Rack Pro offers plug and play simplicity.
- A single external mini-SAS interface which provides four full channels of data, one per drive.
- Using the fastest SATA drive mechanisms gives the mercury rack pro a solid, performance focused base. Adding a high-speed external mini-SAS card further enhances it by providing some of the fastest drive transfer rates possible, up to 24Gb/s.
- This can easily be converted to a desktop form-factor via a Phillips screwdriver by simply removing the rack ears and installing the included anti-skid, vibration dampening feet.
- Three 1.57" (4cm) brushless, whisper quiet constant cooling speed fans.