Promise Technology 8TB Pegasus R4 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (4x 2TB)

Promise Technology 8TB Pegasus R4 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (4x 2TB)

Promise Technology 8TB Pegasus R4 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (4x 2TB)

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Product Highlights

  • Direct Attached Storage with 8TB
  • 2x Thunderbolt: 10Gbps Speed Per Port
  • 4x 2TB SATA 7200rpm Drives
  • Sustained Throughput of Over 500MB/s
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
  • Connects to a Thunderbolt Port
  • Daisy-Chain Up to 6 Units
  • Mac Compatible
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Promise Technology R4 overview

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8TB Pegasus R4 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (4x 2TB) from Promise Technology is a direct attached storage unit (DAS) with the data safety, huge storage space, and blazing fast data recall demanded by media professionals. Great if you work with video, graphics, or audio, this unit features two Thunderbolt ports and includes four 2TB SATA hard drives preinstalled, each of which spins at the fast disk speed of 7200rpm.* This unit can also save your data in a RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, or 10 configuration.

With the Thunderbolt interface, you can transfer data at a rate of up to 10Gbps, and with this enclosure, you can hit sustained data transfer speeds of up to 500MB/s. That's megabytes, not bits! This unit can connect to Mac computers that have a Thunderbolt port, such as a MacBook Pro or iMac. Plus, you can daisy-chain up to six enclosures. For the office or at home, if you want safe and vast data storage with super-swift recall speeds, your soaring, reliable solution just might be this Pegasus.

Note: *Total data capacity will be less because of HFS+ formatting.

Lightning Fast Performance
Pegasus allows amateur professionals, audio engineers, photographers, and post production engineers to unleash the raw power of Pegasus and Thunderbolt Technology. Final Cut professionals can ingest, edit, and playback, multiple streams of uncompressed HD (8-bit and 10-bit) video, while protecting valuable workflows, audio sessions, and other creative media content, with PROMISE's award winning, enterprise level, RAID6 engine (features mature error handling schemes for the ultimate in data protection). Graphic artists utilizing Photoshop and Maya 3D animation can both manipulate and archive high resolution graphics on Pegasus, with relative ease and lightning fast responsiveness.
Flexible Connectivity
The multi-protocol support of Thunderbolt Technology enables Pegasus to deliver amazing flexibility. Daisy-chain more than one Pegasus enclosures to a single Thunderbolt technology port to Pegasus for the ultimate in convenience and interface connectivity.
Fast, Safe, and Reliable
Digital Media consumption is growing at an astonishing rate, and is part of everyone's life. Featuring, two, high performance, 10Gb/s bi-directional channels, and PROMISE enterprise-level RAID 6 protection, Pegasus provides fast, safe, and reliable external storage, essential for protecting your music, photos, videos, and other valuable data. Pegasus provides massive storage, and fast performance for popular applications, including Final Cut Pro, Garageband, iTunes, iPhoto, and Photoshop. Pegasus can be used, in conjunction with Apple's Time Machine utility (in Mac OS X), to store backups of invaluable digital media, documents, or an entire computer (or workstation).
Easy to Use
Pegasus comes pre-configured out of the box. Simply unpack, supply power, and connect the Thunderbolt cable (available for purchase under Accessories) to the Thunderbolt port on your computer, and you will be ready to either ingest/edit production video, or store all your important documents, music, photos, and videos. Management of Pegasus is made possible through an easy to use, all new, made-for-Mac OS X GUI utility.
One More Thing, Eco-Friendly
Pegasus is RoHS compliant; in simple terms Pegasus is eco-friendly, keeping harmful lead out of the environment and our delicate ecosystems.
In the Box
Promise Technology 8TB Pegasus R4 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (4x 2TB)
  • 4 x 2TB SATA Hard Disk Drives
  • Power Cable
  • Product CD
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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    Promise Technology R4 specs

    Capacity 8TB

    Total capacity of the device is less because of HFS+ formatting

    Array Type Direct Attached Storage
    Bays 4
    Drive Types Supported 4x 2TB SATA 7200rpm Drives Included
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Over 500MB/s
    Video Stream Playback Supported
    RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
    Desktop/Rackmount Desktop
    Status Indicator Not specified by the manufacturer
    Input and Output Connectors 2x Thunderbolt Ports
    Fan Not specified by the manufacturer
    Security Not specified by the manufacturer
    Agency Certifications RoHS Compliant
    System Requirements Mac Computer with a Thunderbolt Port
    Supports Time Machine in Mac OS X
    Electrical Requirements Not specified by the manufacturer
    Environmental Requirements Not specified by the manufacturer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) Not specified by the manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.2 x 12.8 x 11.4"

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