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Portable High-Performance Dual-Drive Storage System

The new G-RAID mini now features both RAID 0 and fail-safe RAID 1 operation, a high-speed quad interface and storage capacities up to 2TB. It is the ideal portable storage solution for safe-guarding content downloaded from professional tapeless video cameras. Production houses and creative studios will appreciate its small compact size and tough, all-aluminium enclosure, which make it perfect for capturing and editing on the go or while working on location. G-RAID mini is capable of delivering an unprecedented 120+ MB/second transfer rate when connected via eSATA in RAID 0 mode. G-RAID mini is FireWire bus-powered even when connected via eSATA.

Easy to Setup – Time Machine ready!

G-DRIVE is formatted at the factory HFS+ with Journaling and is Time Machine ready right out of the box! A simple initialisation is all it takes to prepare G-DRIVE for use with Windows® systems.

Transfer data from solid state to G-RAID mini for the ultimate protection

The Best Warranty & Support in the Business

G-RAID Mini is backed by a standard 3-year factory warranty and unlimited free technical support by representatives experienced with the latest content creation applications.

Quick Facts

  • High-speed, low-cost portable RAID designed specifically for professional content creation applications
  • FireWire bus powered – even when connected eSATA!
  • Supports multi-stream HDV, DVCPro HD, XDCAM HD, ProRes 422 and uncompressed SD workflows
  • (2) 5400 or 7200 RPM SATA drives each with up to 16MB cache
  • Selectable RAID mode - RAID 0 (performance) or RAID 1 (protection)
  • High-speed Interface eSATA, FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) and USB 3.0 ports
  • 120+ MB/second data transfer rates via eSATA port
  • Integrated fan for long life and reliable operation
  • Unique industrial design, compact all aluminium enclosure
  • Ships complete with all cables and includes high-quality leather carrying case
  • Mac® OS X and Windows® compatible
  • Standard 3-year factory warranty

Guaranteed Performance

Real-world performance within an application is the most important factor to consider when purchasing a RAID system. While benchmark numbers can be used to quantify the raw read/write performance of a storage system, they do not translate in to real-world performance. G-RAID mini is guaranteed to support the simultaneous playback of multiple layers of video in real-time in Final Cut Pro, Premiere and Xpress Pro.
We stand behind this claim 100%.

Benchmark Results

Specifications

Capacity 1TB, 1.5TB, 2TB
Kit Contents
  • G-RAID mini Portable Drive
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • 0.6 Metre eSATA Cable (white)
  • 0.6 Metre FireWire 800 Cable (white)
  • 0.6 Metre FireWire 800 to 400 Cable (white)
  • 0.6 Metre USB 3.0 Cable (white)
  • Protective Carrying Case
Interface
  • 1 x 3Gbit, eSATA
  • 2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin)
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • (FireWire 400 via included cable)
Disk Drives
  • Type – 2x SATA II
  • RPM 5400 or 7200
  • Cache – Up to 8MB per drive
Cooling System
  • Integrated heat sink
RAID Controller
  • Hardware RAID 0/1
Size (L x W x H)
  • 149 x 83 x 38 mm
Weight
  • 0.998 kg
System Requirements
  • Mac® OS X® 10.5 or higher
    Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/7

Reviews

G-RAID mini 200GB hard drive

Feb 2007

"If you're a video or audio editor seeking desktop performance in a portable package, the G-RAID mini is the drive to beat when it comes to speed. Its chic aluminium styling, flexible triple connections, and superb performance make it a winner."

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