Drobo S 5-Bay USB 3.0 Storage Array, 31.8 dB Sound Emission, 300 Mbps Data Transfer Rate


About Drobo

The Drobo S 5-Bay USB 3.0 Storage Array is perfect for creative professionals and small businesses with set it and forget it storage needs. It's safe, reliable and expandable features make it the best data storage experience ever. This primary and backup storage solution offers blazingly fast eSATA, enhanced FireWire 800 performance and USB 3.0 connectivity. It is a self-managing, self-healing solution ideal for safely storing large files and rapidly growing data. Built on award-winning Beyond RAID technology with single- or dual-drive redundancy, Drobo S protects your data without any user interaction, even in the event of multiple drive failures. It can hold up to five hot-swappable drives for on-the-fly drive capacity expansion with zero downtime. Now with PC Backup, Drobo Dashboard 2.0 and 3TB drive support.

Drobo Specifications

Supported Devices / Modules Qty
Supported Drives
Serial ATA-300
Sound Emission
31.8 dB
Expansion Bays
5 (total) / 5 (free) x hot-swap - 3.5"
1 x SuperSpeed USB 3.0
9 pin USB Type B
1 x eSATA-300
7 pin external Serial ATA
2 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800)
9 pin FireWire 800
1 x eSATA cable
1 x IEEE 1394b adapter
1 x SuperSpeed USB cable
Compliant Standards
FCC Class B certified
Power Consumption Operational
56 Watt
Power Device
Power adapter - external
Voltage Required
AC 120/230 V
HDD Array External Interface
FireWire 800, Serial ATA-300, SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Channel Qty
Controller Interface Type
Serial ATA-300
Data Transfer Rate
Max Storage Devices Qty
Storage Controller Type
Serial ATA ( IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) / SuperSpeed USB 3.0 / eSATA-300 )
OS Required
Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7, Apple MacOS X 10.5 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Dimensions (H x W x D)
7.3 x 5.9 x 10.3in / 18.54 x 14.98 x 26.16cm
7.9 lbs / 3.58 kg
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