Glyph Technologies 500GB PortaGig 62 Portable Hard Drive

Glyph Technologies 500GB PortaGig 62 Portable Hard Drive

Glyph Technologies 500GB PortaGig 62 Portable Hard Drive

B&H # GLPG621B500 MFR # PG621B-500
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Product Highlights

  • eSATA
  • FireWire-800
  • FireWire-400
  • USB 2.0
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • Span
  • 7200rpm
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Glyph Technologies 62 overview

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The 500GB PortaGig 62 Portable Hard Drive from Glyph-Technologies is a dual-drive portable RAID system. The drive can connect to your computer via eSATA, FireWire-800, FireWire-400, or USB 2.0. It draws power via the FireWire-800 bus, allowing you to transfer data and power over a single cable when connected via FireWire-800.

It can be configured as a RAID 0 for maximum performance, a RAID 1 for maximum security, or as a spanned volume. Integrated fans keep the disks cool during operation. When connected via eSATA, the drive can transfer data at speeds of up to 177MB/sec. An external power supply is included for use with computers that lack FireWire-800.

Dual-Drive, Portable RAID Storage Solution
The PortaGig 62 offers 500GB of capacity in a small package, complete with a cooling fan and rear power switch. With two internal SATA drives, it uses the next-generation Oxford 936 chip, supporting RAID 0, RAID 1, and Spanning. Connected by FireWire-800, USB or eSATA, it reports the health of the two internal drives using Glyph Manager. A software utility for setting the drive mode, Glyph Manager also reports case temperature, fan speed, individual drive health and temperature, as well as any drive errors or rebuild failures. Glyph Manager constantly monitors the health as a background task using S.M.A.R.T. commands, and if a problem is detected, it alerts the user by blinking the front LED red, and bouncing an icon in the Mac OS X dock or displaying an error balloon from the Windows System Tray. By predicting drive failure, you have a chance to backup your data before any is lost
Speeds and Performance
PortaGig 62 drives are available in 7200rpm and 5400rpm models and use only Seagate brand hard disk mechanisms. Seagate drives live up to their reputation for performance, quality, and durability. All models of the PortaGig 62 perform well in an audio environment, however the 7200rpm models have slightly higher track counts compared to the 5400rpm models due to their higher transfer rates
Tested and Approved
The PortaGig 62 has been qualified with Digidesign Pro Tools to support over 70 tracks of 24-bit/48k audio, with edits
Superlative Warranty
Glyph-Technologies offers the best warranty in the industry, including a 3-year product warranty, 2 years of free Level I Data Recovery, and 1 year of free overnight advance replacement
In the Box
Glyph Technologies 500GB PortaGig 62 Portable Hard Drive
  • FireWire-800 (9-Pin to 9-Pin) Cable
  • USB Cable (A to Mini-B)
  • Universal AC External Power Supply
  • Glyph Manager Software Installer Disc
  • 3-Year Warranty
  • 2-Year Free Basic Data Recovery Policy
  • 1-Year Advance Replacement (US Continental 48 States Only)
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    Glyph Technologies 62 specs

    Capacity 500GB
    Interface 2x 9-Pin FireWire-800
    1x eSATA
    1x USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
    Drive Speed 7200rpm
    Buffer 8MB
    Average Seek Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate FireWire-800: 76MB/sec (Read), 71MB/sec (Write)
    eSATA: 177MB/sec (Read), 178MB/sec (Write)
    System Requirements Mac OS 8.6, 9.x; Mac OS X; Windows 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7; Unix; Linux; BSD
    USB 2.0, FireWire-800, FireWire-400 (via optional adapter cable), or eSATA port
    Mounting Portable
    Power Requirements FireWire bus-powered
    AC: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
    Environmental Requirements None
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.8 x 1.7 x 3.6" (12.2 x 4.3 x 9.1cm)
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer

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