Glyph Technologies 16TB Blackbox PRO Enterprise Class 7200 rpm USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C External Hard Drive

BH #GLBBPR160ENT • MFR #BBPR16000ENT
Glyph Technologies 16TB Blackbox PRO Enterprise Class 7200 rpm USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 16TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Interface
  • 7200 rpm Rotational Speed
  • Up to 260 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
With an electro galvanized, cold rolled, coil steel and aluminum enclosure, the 16TB Blackbox PRO Enterprise Class 7200 rpm 3.1 Type-C External Hard Drive from Glyph Technologies is designed to protect your important data from the elements. Inside this rugged housing is a 16TB hard drive featuring USB 3.1 Type-C connectivity, making it simple to connect directly to Mac computers, as it comes preformatted HFS+. The drive is also compatible with Windows based computers; all that is needed is a quick reformat of the drive. Regardless of the operating system, the Blackbox PRO hard drive spins at 7200 rpm, supports a transfer rate of up to 260 MB/s to transfer even large files quickly and efficiently, and is also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 ports. For added peace of mind, Glyph offers limited 2-year level 1 data recovery, limited 1-year advanced replacement of the drive, and a limited 3-year hardware warranty. Included with the Blackbox PRO is a USB Type-C to Type-C cable, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable, a removable external cover, and an external power adapter.
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Glyph Technologies External HDD Overview

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With an electro galvanized, cold rolled, coil steel and aluminum enclosure, the 16TB Blackbox PRO Enterprise Class 7200 rpm 3.1 Type-C External Hard Drive from Glyph Technologies is designed to protect your important data from the elements. Inside this rugged housing is a 16TB hard drive featuring USB 3.1 Type-C connectivity, making it simple to connect directly to Mac computers, as it comes preformatted HFS+. The drive is also compatible with Windows based computers; all that is needed is a quick reformat of the drive. Regardless of the operating system, the Blackbox PRO hard drive spins at 7200 rpm, supports a transfer rate of up to 260 MB/s to transfer even large files quickly and efficiently, and is also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 ports. For added peace of mind, Glyph offers limited 2-year level 1 data recovery, limited 1-year advanced replacement of the drive, and a limited 3-year hardware warranty. Included with the Blackbox PRO is a USB Type-C to Type-C cable, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable, a removable external cover, and an external power adapter.

General Features
Rugged Storage for the Rugged Professional
The Blackbox PRO is a tough, professional external hard drive that features USB 3.1 Type-C technology, a professional power supply, and optimized cooling. This drive also works with USB 3.0 and 2.0 connections, making the Blackbox PRO both future proof and backwards compatible.
Time Machine Compatible
The Glyph Blackbox PRO comes prefomatted HFS+ with Journaling and is Time Machine compatible out of the box. With a simple reformat the Blackbox PRO can be used with computers running the Windows OS.
Stay Cool Under Pressure
Don't be afraid to put the Blackbox PRO to work. The rugged aluminum shell acts as a heatsink, keeping the internal hard drive at its optimal temperature to deliver higher sustained speeds.
USB 3.1 Gen 2
Doubling the speed of its predecessor, USB 3.1 Gen 2 features a maximum throughput of 10 Gb/s when used with compatible devices.
UPC: 691450003859

Glyph Technologies External HDD Specs

Host ConnectionUSB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
Inputs/Outputs1 x USB-C (USB 3.1/3.2 Gen 2)
Storage CapacityTotal: 16 TB
1 x 16 TB SATA 2.5" HDD (7200 rpm)
Read SpeedMaximum: 260 MB/s
Write SpeedMaximum: 260 MB/s
Pre-FormatHFS+
External Enclosure
MaterialAluminum
Cooling SystemPassive
Electrical
Power SourceIncluded AC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 0.6 A
General
Dimensions8.2 x 5.1 x 1.7" / 208.3 x 129.5 x 43.2 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.36 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.4 x 9.95 x 2.65"

Glyph Technologies External HDD Reviews

Great Drive so far

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-16

Great drive! I've owned another Glyph and it has performed great. This one is bigger and I'll be using it to make sure it's as good. Easy drive to work with.

Huge

By Andrew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-28

Need more storage and the old drives are just too small The Cupertino fruit vendor charges an arm and a leg for internal storage . The bigger the better on these Ill probably buy a back to back this up and store it at a relatives house just to safgaurd my work

Avoid at all costs

By Arin
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-10

I purchased two drives, assuming that the issues I had with the first were my own. But with very, VERY minor use, both failed completely. Not worth the stress at all.

Great for the Price

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-05

I bought 2 of these for backup and travel drives for a TV show I work with. I noticed some of the bad reviews - about not mounting, etc. - but I've had no issues so far (after 3 weeks). I'd say they are a great bargain for the price (BH had them discounted for about $550 each)

I love it.

By Alaa
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-17

Super fast, super quiet. Provide massive storage, and has a beatuful unique design on my desk. And easy to store and to stake on top of other drives.

they failed after 4 months

By Graciela
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-12

lots of data I had in them that I lost

Reliable - Dependable - Great

By Joshua
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-15

This is my 8th glyph drive. These are incredibly reliable drives. Every time I need to have my data backed up and backed up again these have never let me down. I have 4 of these Blackbox pros. (14Tb and 20Tb) Each of them has been exceptionally reliable. The speed of these drives is very good at approximately 260 MBS. The outside skin feels like silicone rubber.They look pretty cool on my desk. They just barely get warm after about 12 hours of writing to them. They are durable enough to use as a portable drive,. If you need a portable or desktop drive these do the trick. Enjoy!

Works well

By Geno
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-18

Enjoy the product, works well.

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