G-Technology 16TB G-Speed eS Hard Drive Array

G-Technology G-SPEED eS 16000GB with RAID Controller Kit

G-Technology G-SPEED eS 16000GB with RAID Controller Kit

B&H # GTGSES16KGBK (B&H Kit)
G-Technology G-SPEED eS 16000GB with RAID Controller Kit

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G-Technology 16TB G-Speed eS Hard Drive Array G-Technology HighPoint Rocket SATA 3Gbps 4-Port PCI Express x4 eSATA RAID Controller G-Technology G-SPEED eS 16000GB with RAID Controller Kit

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  • Enterprise-Class Hard Drives
  • Optimal Reliability & 24/7 Availability
  • Optimized for Multi-Bay RAID (RVS)
  • Supports Multi-Stream SD, HDV, DVCPRO HD
  • Supports Apple ProRes 422
  • Supports Uncompressed HD Video
  • 3G eSATA Interface
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, & JBOD
  • Hot-Swappable 7200 rpm SATA III
  • Whisper-Quiet, All-Aluminum Enclosure
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The G-Technology G-SPEED eS 16000GB with RAID Controller Kit from B&H includes the G-SPEED eS high-performance eSATA RAID storage for SD / HD production and the PCIe x 4 RAID controller with built-in Web GUI.

The G-SPEED eS RAID solutions provide professional content creators with high performance, high storage capacity, and fail-safe operation. This compact and whisper-quiet device features a 3G eSATA interface and 4 hot-swappable HGST Ultrastar 7200 RPM SATA drives. When used with the PCIe 4 x RAID controller, a single G-SPEED eS system supports up to 4 simultaneous streams of ProRes422 HQ or 1 stream of uncompressed 1080 / 60i. As many as 4 G-SPEED eS enclosures can be attached to a single workstation, providing up to 64TB of high-performance RAID protected storage.

The G-Technology PCIe 4x RAID controller is to be used with the G-SPEED eS system. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and JBOD, and is conjured and monitored via a full-featured Web GUI. This flexibility enables the system to be tuned to the required level of performance and fault-tolerance necessary to support your application. The G-SPEED eS system can also be set up as a software RAID or JBOD when used with thirdparty port multiplier aware eSATA host adapters. This controller has a built-in Web GUI that can be accessed via any local internet browser. This simple GUI is used to configure and monitor the RAID system. Many aspects of the system are monitored and in the event of a problem, G-SPEED eS can send an email message to you alerting you of trouble.

Note: The G-SPEED eS is not supported by Windows XP or older 32-bit operating systems which limit maximum volume size to 2.2TB. G-SPEED eS is compatible with Mac OS X, Windows Vista or other 64-bit operating systems.

  • G-Technology 16TB G-Speed eS Hard Drive Array

    The 16TB G-Speed eS Hard Drive Array from G-Technology contains four bays each featuring hot swappable technology making it easy to swap out a drive without shutting down your system. This compact aluminum enclosure contains two "smart" cooling fans ensuring the drives stay cool. Each slot on the enclosure it capable of handling drives of up to 16TB making for a total enclosure capacity of up to 48TB.

    This enclosure supports a variety of RAID configurations including RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, or it can be used as JBOD. The varying RAID configurations provide you with the option to choose the performance or your hard drives. RAID 0 provides optimal performance with no redundancy, while RAID 10 provides maximum redundancy at the expense of performance. Each 3.5" 3Gbit SATA drive hot swappable drive and contains a rotational speed of 7200RPMs, as well as a 32MB cache.

    High-speed RAID designed specifically for professional content creation applications
    Whisper quiet aluminum enclosure features four hot-swappable drives and 3Gbit eSATA connectivity
    Supports multi-stream SD, ProRes 422 and uncompressed HD workflows when used with G-Tech RAID controller
    4-port, G-Tech PCIe x4 RAID controller supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD (sold separately)
    Four hot-swappable Enterprise-class 7200 RPM, 3.5" 3Gbit SATA drives each with up to 32MB cache
    Storage capacities up to 16TB per unit - scalable to 48TB
    Web-based configuration and management
    Auto-rebuild and email notification
    "Smart" cooling fans ensures reliable operation and data integrity
    Unique industrial design, compact all aluminum enclosure
    Mac OS X and Windows compatible
    UPC: 705487190472
  • G-Technology HighPoint Rocket SATA 3Gbps 4-Port PCI Express x4 eSATA RAID Controller

    The HighPoint Rocket SATA 3Gbps 4-Port PCI Express x4 eSATA RAID Controller from G-Technology is a PCI Express eSATA controller with hardware RAID capabilities. The card adds 4 eSATA ports to your computer, each capable of bus transfer speeds of 3Gb/s. It is port-multiplier aware and fully compatible with Windows and Mac OS X. The card is identical to the host card that ships with the G-SPEED eS.

    eSATA storage supports bus transfer rates of up to 300MB/sec
    Connect up to 4 eSATA devices using this card
    Hardware RAID controller supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10, and JBOD
    Support for devices that require port multiplication
    High-quality RocketRAID 2314 hardware manufactured by HighPoint
    UPC: 000121001016
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  • G-Technology 16TB G-Speed eS Hard Drive Array
    Interface 1 x 3Gbit eSATA
    Disk Drives Type - 4x SATA II
    RPM - 7200
    Cache - Up to 32MB per drive
    Cooling System 2 x "smart" cooling fans
    Optional RAID Controller 4-port, PCIe x4, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 or JBOD
    (configured via web GUI)
    System Requirements RAID controller: Mac Pro (Intel processor) or PC with available PCIe x4 slot:
    Mac OSX 10.5 or higher Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
    G-SPEED eS is compatible with third-party port multiplier aware host adapters
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 9 x 4.75 x 6.75" (22.9 x 12.1 x 17.1 cm)
    Weight 12.5 lb (5.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.0 x 10.0 x 9.0"
  • G-Technology HighPoint Rocket SATA 3Gbps 4-Port PCI Express x4 eSATA RAID Controller
    Interface Protocol eSATA
    Host Connection Type PCI Express x4
    Data Transfer Rate 300MB/s
    Channels 4x
    Device Support eSATA
    Hot Swap Support Yes
    Connectors 4x eSATA
    RAID
    Supported RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
    Included Not Applicable
    System Requirements
    Mac Mac OS X
    Windows Windows 2000, XP, Vista
    Hardware PCI Express x4 slot
    Power Bus-powered
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.1 x 7.6 x 2.6"

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