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Buffalo Technology 12TB DriveStation Quad USB 3.0 RAID Hard Drive, 4 Drives, SATA 3 Gb/s Interface

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The Buffalo's DriveStation Quad USB 3.0 Hard Drive Array is a 4-drive, RAID enabled USB 3.0 storage solution for small servers, creative professionals, offices and consumers who need large, redundant and high performance external storage. Support for hardware RAID 0, RAID 5 and RAID 10 provides flexible redundancy, capacity and performance operations. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, DriveStation Quad USB 3.0 works with almost any PC or Mac computer and provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps.

Equipped with NovaBACKUP Business Essentials software, DriveStation Quad USB 3.0 can back up any PC including Windows Servers and Exchange and SQL data stores. DriveStation Quad USB 3.0 features the capacity, redundancy and performance required for demanding professional and server applications.

Key Features

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0: Provides accelerated file access and interface speeds, up to 5 Gbps
  • Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0: Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0
  • Four Easily Accessible Hard Drives: Includes two hard drives for easy maintenance with the choice of optimal capacity, performance or redundancy
  • Connect & Go: Preformatted hard drive is ready to use out of the box - no formatting or driver installation required
  • Safeguard Your Data: RAID redundancy offers a variety of ways to protect your data - RAID 0/5/10
  • Works with PC (NTFS and HFS+ support) and Mac: Connect to your computer for additional storage or backup of your music, photo, video and data files
  • Buffalo Tools: Use Buffalo Tools to enhance PC and transfer performance and to back up your important digital assets
  • TurboPC Utility: Enhance the overall performance of your PC and increase file transfer rates
  • NovaBACKUP Business Essentials: Includes an easy to use, complete backup solution for your Windows and Windows Server PC - also includes a backup agent for MS SQL and Exchange
  • Time Machine Compatibility: Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
  • Eco Manager: Eco minded power management tool regulates power usage, conserving energy and reducing battery consumption

Technical Specs

Host Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity 12 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 4 (installed) / 4 (max)
Max. Disk Transfer Rate 253 MB/s (RAID 0, sequential read)
Processor Marvell 1.6 GHz
Storage Controller RAID - Serial ATA-300 - RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
Hard Drive 4 x 3 TB removable Serial ATA-300
Power AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
System Requirements Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows 7, Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)
Min Operating Temperature 0 deg.C
Max Operating Temperature 35 deg.C
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80% (non-condensing)
Built-in Devices Print server
Processors Installed Marvell 1.6 GHz
Supported Devices Hard drive, disk array (RAID)
Compliant Standards 128-bit AES
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, DLNA CERTIFIED
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, NTP, FTP, SMB
Remote Management Protocol HTTP
Network Services Compatibility FTP, Server Message Block (SMB), HTTP
Expansion Bays 4 (total) / 0 (free) x front accessible
Interfaces 2 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ª 1 x Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45
Power Device Power adapter - external
Power Consumption Operational 43 Watt
Software Included NovaBACKUP Professional
Max Operating Temperature 35 deg.C
Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.9" x 6.1" x 9.2" / 14.9 x 15.4 x 23.3 cm
Weight 12.12 lbs / 5.5 kg (Average)
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