OWC 32TB Mercury Rack Pro 32TB (4 x 8TB) 1U Multi-Interface Four-Bay RAID Solution (Enterprise Edition)

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OWC 32TB Mercury Rack Pro 32TB (4 x 8TB) 1U Multi-Interface Four-Bay RAID Solution (Enterprise Edition)
Key Features
  • 4 x 8TB 3.5" Hard Drives
  • 4 x SATA Drive Bays
  • USB 3.0, FW 800, FW 400, and eSATA
  • Pre-configured for RAID 5
Designed to meet the serious demands of video and audio production work, the 32TB Mercury Rack Pro 32TB (4 x 8TB) 1U Multi-Interface Four-Bay RAID Solution from OWC / Other World Computing is a high-performance, hardware-controlled RAID array that can connect to your computer with four different interfaces. In a 1U rack mount size, the Mercury Rack Pro comes with, and holds, four enterprise SATA 3.5" 8TB hard disk drives that spin at 7200rpm. The drives total a capacity of 32TB and together come preconfigured as a RAID 5 array; however, you can use the rear-panel to hardware re-configure the drives as a SPAN, a RAID 0, 1, 3, 10, or as a JBOD. The drives are also hot swappable and more reliable than standard hard drives.
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OWC 32TB Mercury Rack Pro 32TB (4 x 8TB) 1U Multi-Interface Four-Bay RAID Solution (Enterprise Edition)

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OWC Mercury Rack Pro Overview

Designed to meet the serious demands of video and audio production work, the 32TB Mercury Rack Pro 32TB (4 x 8TB) 1U Multi-Interface Four-Bay RAID Solution from OWC / Other World Computing is a high-performance, hardware-controlled RAID array that can connect to your computer with four different interfaces. In a 1U rack mount size, the Mercury Rack Pro comes with, and holds, four enterprise SATA 3.5" 8TB hard disk drives that spin at 7200rpm. The drives total a capacity of 32TB and together come preconfigured as a RAID 5 array; however, you can use the rear-panel to hardware re-configure the drives as a SPAN, a RAID 0, 1, 3, 10, or as a JBOD. The drives are also hot swappable and more reliable than standard hard drives.

In connecting to your computer, the Mercury Rack Pro offers you flexibility and high-speed options with four different kinds of ports. It features one eSATA port, one USB 3.0 port, two FireWire 800 ports, and one FireWire 400 port. For managing your RAID array and backing up your data, the Mercury Rack Pro comes with the following software: OWC RAID Manager Visual Interface, Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3, Carbon Copy Cloner, and NovaStor NovaBACKUP. It also comes with Intech SpeedTools Utilities, a program for repairing and maintaining your disks. The OWC Mercury Rack Pro is preformatted for use with Macs but is also compatible with Windows computers.

High Capacity

Included in the Mercury Rack Pro are four enterprise 8TB hard disk drives for a total capacity of 32TB

RAID Options

With the Mercury Rack Pro, you have the option to format your hard disk drives as a SPAN or RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, or 10 configuration. In addition, you have the option to use the drives independently as a JBOD

Multi-Interface

The Mercury Rack Pro offers one eSATA port, two FireWire 800 (1394B) ports, one FireWire 400 (1394A) port, and one USB 3.0 port. It even includes all the necessary connection cables

Swap Drives at Will

When using the Mercury Rack Pro in Independent mode, all four drives appear on your system as individual volumes drives, so you can mix and match drives of any capacity and brand and hot swap the drives

Smart Power

Smart Power regulates power during prolonged periods of inactivity to save operating costs and prolong component lifespan

Flexible Form

The Mercury Rack Pro can easily be converted to a desktop form-factor by simply removing the rack ears with a Phillips screw-driver and installing the included anti-skid, vibration dampening feet

Backed Reliability

The Mercury Rack Pro boasts a 5-year limited warranty

Software

OWC RAID Manager Visual Interface

Control and manage your RAID settings with this easy to use visual interface. The power of simplicity is evident in the OWC RAID Manager. With easy to follow options and menus, this convenient user interface adds a level of control and monitoring for unrivaled operating confidence. The Manager Visual Interface requires a computer with Mac OS X 10.5.x or later and an Intel processor

Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3

Backup Made Easy. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB drives, network drives, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don't need to 'think' about backing up... It does it for you. Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 requires a computer with Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later

Carbon Copy Cloner

CCC 3 features an interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure very intuitive. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive. CCC's block-level copy offers the absolute best fidelity in the industry. Carbon Copy Cloner requires a computer with Mac OS X 10.4 or later

NovaStor NovaBACKUP

NovaBACKUP has been helping millions of users recover from data loss and disasters for over 18 years. Feature rich, NovaBACKUP provides a powerful backup solution. Built-in support for hundreds of the most popular storage devices and a step-by-step backup and restore wizard makes NovaBACKUP extremely easy to use. NovaStor NovaBACKUP requires a computer with Windows 2000 or later

Intech SpeedTools Utilities

Intech SpeedTools consists of a suite of utilities managed by an application which controls the launching, documentation and version control of each individual component utility, such as Disk Defrag and QuickBack. An easy-to-use installation and removal application is provided to make installation a snap, yet powerful enough to allow you to customize which utility component set you would like to create. Intech SpeedTools Utilities requires a computer with Mac OS 10.3.9 or later
UPC: 812437021578

OWC Mercury Rack Pro Specs

General
Number of Bays4 x 3.5"
Connections1 x eSATA (SATA II (3 Gb/s))
2 x 9-Pin FireWire (FireWire 800)
1 x 6-Pin FireWire (FireWire 400)
1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
RAID ModesRAID JBOD, 0, 1, 3, 5, SPAN, 10
Drives
Total Raw Capacity16 TB (4 x 4 TB)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed7200 rpm
Cache Memory per Drive64 MB
Initial RAID ConfigurationRAID 5
Pre-FormatNone
Electrical
Power SourceInternal Power Supply
PSU Wattage1 x 200 W
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Physical
Cooling3 x  40 mm Fans
Dimensions (W x H x D)11.9 x 17.3 x 1.7" / 30.2 x 43.9 x 4.3 cm
Weight10.0 lb / 4.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight22.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21 x 16 x 10"
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