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Glyph Technologies 2TB PortaGig 62 External Hard Drive

B&H # GLPG621B200 Mfr # PG621B-2000
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • RAID 0, RAID 1, Spanning Modes
  • USB 2.0 + eSATA + FireWire 800
  • 7200rpm Drive Speed
  • 8MB Cache
  • 8ms Average Seek Time
  • 3Gbps Maximum Transfer Rate (eSATA)
  • Windows, Mac & Linux Compatible

The 2TB PortaGig 62 Hard Drive from Glyph Technologies is perfect for media professionals. With dual FireWire-800 ports, a USB 2.0 hi-speed port, and an eSATA port, the portable hard drive can connect to a wide variety of devices. The drive supports a bus-powered option or can be powered using the provided AC adapter. Boasting 2TB of space and running at 7200rpm, the PortaGig 62 is a high-quality hard drive for all your media needs.

Triple Interface
This Glyph hard drive provides you with all the ports you need. With FireWire 800, USB 2.0 and eSATA ports, you can connect this Glyph PortaGig 62 hard drive to your computer with ease
RAID & Spanning
The PortaGig 62 supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and Spanning modes. RAID 0 is known as block-level striping without mirroring. RAID 0 has no redundancy, but instead provides improved performance and additional storage. RAID 1 is mirroring without parity or striping. In RAID 1, data is written identically to two drives. At least two drives are required, which the PortaGig 62 has for a total of 2TB. Spanning is when multiple drives are combined into a single virtual drive. It provides no data redundancy. The drives are merely virtually connected together so they appear as a single large disk
Bus Powered
The PortaGig 62 can be bus powered through a FireWire 800 port so you'll only need one cable for both power and data. However, Glyph included an external power supply if bus power is not available or is insufficient so you'll always be able to power the PortaGig 62
Effective Cooling
The PortaGig 62 uses a quiet internal fan for maximum airflow and proper cooling. The case is designed with front-panel ventilation holes to draw cool air in, while exhausting warm air out the back - critical to the performance and reliability of the components
Glyph Manager
If your PortaGig 62 experiences an issue, Glyph Manager software will warn you before it becomes a real problem. Along with setting the RAID mode, Glyph Manager constantly monitors Glyph drives using S.M.A.R.T. (industry-standard drive diagnostics) and reports the health to you. If a problem is detected, the front LED will blink red and Glyph Manager software will alert you. This warning allows you to backup your data before any is lost
Performance
Capacity 2TB
Interface 1 x USB 2.0
1 x eSATA
2 x FireWire-800 (9-pin)
Drive Speed 7200rpm
Bridging Chipset Oxford 936
Buffer 8MB
Average Seek Time 8ms
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 3Gbps (300MB/s)
Sustained Data Transfer Rate Not specified by Manufacturer
System Requirements Mac OS 8.6, 9.x, 10.x
Windows 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8
Modern Unix-based Linux or BSD

Older versions of Windows, such as 2000 and XP 32-bit, use Master Boot Record which doesn't support volumes larger than 2TB. When the total capacity of the RAID is 2TB or higher, you must format the array using GPT in Windows. GPT format is only supported by Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X. GPT format will not work with XP 32-bit or older Windows operating systems. If you want to use Windows 2000 and/or XP 32-bit, you'll need to run the PortaGig 62 in RAID 1 mode because RAID 1 creates a usable volume that is half the total capacity (1.5TB for the 3TB).
General
Power Requirements Power Supply: Internal Universal 100-240 V, 50/60Hz
Environmental Requirements Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions 1.7 x 4.8 x 3.6" / 4.3 x 12.2 x 9.1 cm
Weight 1.2 lbs / 0.56 kg
Glyph Technologies 2TB PortaGig 62 External Hard Drive
  • FireWire-800 (9-pin to 9-pin) Cable
  • USB Cable (A to Mini-B)
  • External AC Power Supply
  • Glyph Manager Software Installer Disc
  • Cables & Cable Management

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    Connect the RAID array to a computer with the appropriate cable.

    Pearstone -  3.3' eSATA Male to eSATA Male Cable (Black)
    • You Pay: $4.95
     

    Host Adapters

    Connect this RAID array to a computer with a host adapter.

    Sonnet -  Tempo SATA E2P 2-Port eSATA PCI Express Host Adapter - Mac/Win
    • You Pay: $39.24
     

    Power Accessories

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    Prevent power surges or outages from damaging your equipment.

    APC -  Power-Saving Back-UPS Pro 700 (120V)
    • Reg. Price: $149.95
    • Instant Savings: -$45.00
    • You Pay: $104.95
    • Limited supply at this price
     

    Racks & Mounts

    Integrate this RAID Array into a studio rack system.

    Glyph Technologies -  Two-Drive Rack Mount Kit
    • You Pay: $49.00
     
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