Promise Technology Pegasus3 R8 Mac Edition 80TB 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array (8 x 10TB)

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Promise Technology Pegasus3 R8 Mac Edition 80TB 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array (8 x 10TB)
Key Features
  • 8 x 10TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drives
  • 8 x 3.5" Drive Bays
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 & JBOD
Designed to work with today's Thunderbolt 3 desktops and laptops running macOS 10.12 and later, the Pegasus3 R8 Mac Edition 80TB 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array from Promise Technology is well-suited for backing up creative projects and digital libraries, as well as the simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video. It can also perform tasks such as loading large files and databases, archiving images and important data, processing surveillance data, and backing up huge data sets. It offers up to 80TB of storage split over eight hot-swappable 10TB 3.5" hard drives, each of which utilizes one of the array's eight drive bays. The array itself is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports, allowing users to daisy chain additional peripherals, such as dual 4K or 5K displays.
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Promise Technology R8 Overview

Designed to work with today's Thunderbolt 3 desktops and laptops running macOS 10.12 and later, the Pegasus3 R8 Mac Edition 80TB 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array from Promise Technology is well-suited for backing up creative projects and digital libraries, as well as the simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video. It can also perform tasks such as loading large files and databases, archiving images and important data, processing surveillance data, and backing up huge data sets. It offers up to 80TB of storage split over eight hot-swappable 10TB 3.5" hard drives, each of which utilizes one of the array's eight drive bays. The array itself is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports, allowing users to daisy chain additional peripherals, such as dual 4K or 5K displays.

The Pegasus3 R8 comes preconfigured in RAID 5 and supports a variety of hardware-controlled RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, each of which offers speed, data redundancy, or a combination of both. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD is also available. Please be aware that RAID 0 does not support hot-swapping. Included is a 3.3' 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 cable and a power adapter. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty, with 24/7 web and chat support also being available. Also included is a free license of ChronoSync Pegasus Edition Backup Software for macOS.

General Features
8-bay hardware RAID enclosure
80TB (8 x 10TB) model offers capacity in a compact desktop footprint
Supports maximum throughput allowed by Thunderbolt 3 interface
Expand storage capacity and backup for workstations
Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
Hot-swappable drive bays for drive access and serviceability
Massive storage capacity for backing up creative projects and digital libraries
Helps users build an end-to-end 4K workflow environment
Includes a 3.3' 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 cable

Promise Technology R8 Specs

Drives
Initial RAID Configuration
RAID 5
Interface
SATA
General
Number of Bays
8x 3.5"
Default OS Support
macOS
Inputs/Outputs
2x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s)
Form Factor
Desktop
RAID Support
, RAID 0/1/5/6/JBOD
Hot-Swap Support
Yes
Electrical
Power Source
Internal Power Supply
Physical
Status Monitoring
LED Indicator
Cable Length
3.28' / 1 m
Weight
24.2 lb / 11 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
31 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
17 x 16.5 x 12"

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