The Sonnet Fusion RX1600RAID SATA Storage System with Controller features sixteen 1TB drives, and provides a read operation with speeds up to 1000 MB/sec and write operation with speeds up to 750 MB/sec. It supports capturing and playback of 2K (2048 x 1556) LOG RGB signals. The unit is compatible with uncompressed 10-bit data with1080 4:4:4 HD resolution, and multiple streams of ProRes 422, uncompressed 8-bit data with 1080 resolution having various formats such as HD, DV, HDV, and DVCPRO.
Providing RAID levels up to 10, the Fusion RX1600RAID SATA Storage System offers high-quality data protection incase of drive failure. It can be configured to provide visual and audible alerts and e-mail notification in case of drive failure. You can assign a RAID group to hot spare drives and enable quick replacement of a failed hard-drive. An internal SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) expander enables you to connect multiple RX1600RAID enclosures in a daisy-chain without the need for an additional RAID controller card.
The SES (SCSI Enclosure Services) technology provides real-time monitoring and reporting of drive, power supply, and temperature status, and displays real-time results on utility application screens. In case of a fault on power supply or fan, the Fusion RX1600RAID SATA Storage System offers warning alarms sound. The S.M.A.R.T data criteria notifies you about a possible drive failure and enables you to minimize downtime.
The Sonnet PCI Express RAID controller, based on Intel IOP348 RAID processor running at 1.2 GHz, controls the throughput of all the drives. The drive is compatible with all video editing applications including Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS4. It supports Mac OS X, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Linux operating systems.
The hard disk is suitable for use in environments requiring different operating systems, editing applications, and interoperability. It is compatible with capture cards from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox, and Bluefish444, and supports video editing applications such as Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS4. It overcomes the limitation in Windows operating system by allowing partitions more than 2TB.