WD My Book Duo 16TB Two-Bay USB 3.0 Type-C RAID Array (2 x 8TB)

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WD My Book Duo 16TB Two-Bay USB 3.0 Type-C RAID Array (2 x 8TB)
Key Features
  • 2 x 8TB WD Red Hard Drives
  • 2 x 3.5" SATA Drive Bays
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C | 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
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The WD My Book Duo 16TB USB 3.0 RAID Array features two 3.5" drive bays that each sport a 8TB hard drive to provide a total capacity of 16TB for USB Type-C and USB Type-A systems. The two included hard drives are WD Red drives designed for high-performance and reliability. WD has configured the drives in RAID 0 and lets you reconfigure them in RAID 1 or JBOD, using the included WD Drive Utilities software program. The My Book Duo comes with a USB 3.0 Type-C port, plus a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-C cable and a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A cable. With RAID 0 and USB 3.0 technology, the My Book Duo delivers sequential read speeds of up to 360 MB/s.
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WD Duo External HDD Overview

The WD My Book Duo 16TB USB 3.0 RAID Array features two 3.5" drive bays that each sport a 8TB hard drive to provide a total capacity of 16TB for USB Type-C and USB Type-A systems. The two included hard drives are WD Red drives designed for high-performance and reliability. WD has configured the drives in RAID 0 and lets you reconfigure them in RAID 1 or JBOD, using the included WD Drive Utilities software program. The My Book Duo comes with a USB 3.0 Type-C port, plus a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-C cable and a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A cable. With RAID 0 and USB 3.0 technology, the My Book Duo delivers sequential read speeds of up to 360 MB/s.

Other notable features include a 2-port USB 3.0 Type-A hub, which expands the host system's connections, and AES hardware encryption that helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data. In addition, the My Book Duo is pre-formatted in NTFS for Windows systems and requires a reformat for use with Mac.

General Features

Capacity

The My Book Duo drive provides 16TB of storage capacity with a single connection. This amount of digital storage space lets you hold and back up your photos, videos, documents, and songs.

RAID 0

The My Book Duo is preconfigured in a RAID 0 array that grants maximum speed and capacity. Utilizing the included WD Drive Utilities software, you can reconfigure the drives in a RAID 1 for redundancy or JBOD array as two independent drives.

WD Red Drives

Two WD Red drives are included to provide high-speed and reliable storage. To help ensure read/write cycle data integrity, RAID-optimized firmware is suitable for a two-disk array system with auto management of drive operations.

Compatibility

With the included USB Type-C to Type-C and USB Type-C to Type-A cables, the My Book Duo supports a wide-variety of systems.

Two-Port USB 3.0 Hub

The My Book Duo drive can serve as a quasi-docking station with two USB 3.0 Type-A ports designed for accessories, such as an additional storage device, keyboard and mouse set, card reader, and mobile devices.

Encryption

The My Book Duo drive comes with 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security software built in to help keep private content secure. You can set a personalized password to activate hardware encryption and data protection.
UPC: 718037856803

WD Duo External HDD Specs

General
Number of Bays2 x 3.5"
Connections1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA (Unspecified Version)
Form FactorDesktop
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate360 MB/s (Read in RAID 0)
RAID ModesRAID 0, 1, JBOD
OS CompatibilitymacOS 10.9 or Later
Windows 7 or Later
Drives
Total Raw Capacity16 TB (2 x 8 TB)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed5400 rpm
InterfaceSATA III
Cache Memory per Drive256 MB
Initial RAID ConfigurationRAID 0
Pre-FormatNTFS
Electrical
Power SourceAC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
CertificationsNRCAN, RoHS, as per Manufacturer
Physical
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.9 x 7.1 x 6.3" / 99.06 x 180.34 x 160.02 mm
Weight5.2 lb / 2.4 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.4 x 8.9 x 6.3"
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