Proavio 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure

Proavio 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure

Proavio 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure

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Proavio 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure


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Product Highlights

  • USB 3.0, eSATA, and FireWire 800
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, JBOD, Disk Clone
  • Read/Write Speeds up to 300MB/s
  • Cable-Less Design
  • Hardware RAID Controller
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  • 1Description
The 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure from Proavio is a desktop media storage which provides hardware RAID controller with multiple RAID, JBOD, Disk Clone modes, and multi-interface FireWire 800 connectivity. It is equipped with USB 3.0 and eSATA for faster data transfer rates.
Data Protection
E500FR is a storage solution for both studio and location-based production users who need fast, reliable storage that quickly adapts to any situation. Its user-interface simplifies the RAID configuration process and allows you to change and adapt your RAID settings based on specific needs. For full performance, choose RAID 0 with full capacity, for maximum protection, choose RAID 1 with automatic mirroring, and full data redundancy, or RAID 5 for applications that require a balanced mix of fault-tolerance, performance, and capacity. Unlike competitive USB and FireWire solutions, it takes your RAID options to the next level by offering configuration modes designed for users with specific storage needs.
Capacity, Speed, and Versatility
This enclosure delivers flexible and reliable operation for desktop media professionals. Equipped with USB 3.0, eSATA, and FireWire800 connectivity, it offers a media storage solution that provides hardware accelerated multiple RAID, JBOD, and Disk Clone modes for versatility, performance, and reliability.
Simple and Powerful System Management
E500FR features cross platform RAID management software for instant control over every setting and configuration option available on it. You can create RAID sets, receive email-based notifications, review system logs, and check drive health with a few simple clicks.
Acoustic Solution for the Creative Environment
A smart-fan system delivers low noise cooling for sensitive studio environments. High efficiency 80+, green power technology lowers energy costs, and keeps your E500FR up, running for years to come.
In the Box
Proavio 5-Bay eSATA/USB 3.0/FireWire 800 Enclosure
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity Up to 16 TB
    Processor 2.26 GHz dual quad-core Intel Xeon processor
    Performance Read: 172 MB/s
    Write: 149 MB/s
    Interface USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800
    Form Factor 5-disk
    RAID RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD, disk clone
    Controller Built-in hardware RAID controller
    Operating System Support Mac Pro 4.1, Mac OS 10.6.8
    Windows 7
    Windows Server 2012
    Power Supply 250 W
    Cooling System 3.1" (8 cm) cooling module with self-monitoring fault detection
    Cache Memory 64 MB
    System Management GUI monitoring
    Disk, power, and cooling status LED indicators
    LCD control panel
    Temperature Operating: 50 to 104°F (10 to 40°C)
    Relative Humidity: 5 to 85% (non-condensing)
    Compliance RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 10.25 x 6.14 x 8.70" (26.00 x 15.60 x 22.10 cm)
    Weight 20.00 lb (9.07 kg)

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