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Promise SmartStor DS4600 4-Bay RAID 0/1/5/10 eSATA, FireWire & USB 2.0 External Hard Drive Storage - Retail
Promise SmartStor DS4600 4-Bay RAID 0/1/5/10 eSATA, FireWire & USB 2.0 External Hard Drive Storage - Retail
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Promise SmartStor DS4600 RAID Storage delivers high performance with four high-speed interfaces including eSATA, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and High-Speed USB. SmartStor DS4600 is an ideal solution for Home backup, SOHO/SMB backup, Storage Expansion on PC/Mac and Multimedia Professionals in need of high performance for power applications. The SmartStor DS4600 features an ultra sleek aesthetic design with Blue LEDs and no power supply fan. The internal power supply has been removed and replaced with an external Power Adapter that snaps into the bottom of the SmartStor DS4600 and is secured by a removable door. The SmartStor DS4600 is one of the quietest 4 Drive Direct Attached Storage Device on the Market today.

The Promise SmartStor DS4600 delivers blistering performance and robust data protection in a compact, ultra quiet design. No configuration is required; simply unpack and connect your power cable and Firewire 800 or USB 2.0 cable, to complete your installation. Build-in stand alone powerful hardware RAID engine, the SmartStor DS4600 is the perfect solution for small servers, creative pro workstations and users that need fast external storage with great capacity. Perfect for protecting your valuable data of any type - pictures, music, video, data files. In addition, audio/video enthusiasts can utilise its fast data transfers for media content editing.

Easy to Use management software
SmartNAVI is an easy to use management application that can be used to provide vital enclosure information such as fan speed, temperature and voltage with event logging and email event notification. SmartNAVI also features a dashboard that provides the this vital information the moment the application is launched.

Best in Class Performance
The SmartStor DS4600 features the best in class performance over Firewire 800 and High Speed USB 2.0 interfaces. Transfer your digital media at lightning speeds between your Mac and the SmartStor DS4600.

Hardware RAID Protection for Small Business
Protect your valuable business data with a reliable hardware RAID solution. The SmartStor DS4600 can be used as large storage for a desktop system or as external storage solution on a small server. Providing 3TB of storage in RAID 5, you'll have the capacity you need for data and backups with the protection of hardware RAID.

Desktop Workspace for Creative Mac Professionals
Photographers, video post production engineers, audio engineers and amateur professionals have the perfect companion in the SmartStor DS4600. Mac/PC professionals craving cost effective direct attached storage to protect valuable workflows, photo sessions, audio recording sessions and other irreplaceable digital content, should look no further than the SmartStor DS4600 to satisfy their multi-interface, high performance, direct attached storage needs.

Final Cut Studio professionals can utilise the raw power and high data transfer throughput of the Firewire 800 interface to Ingest and manipulate DVCProHD, ProRes, ProRes HQ and other SD and HD video formats with responsiveness and ease. The small form factor of the SmartStor DS4600 is ideal for those requiring portable storage for moving digital media between jobs and locations.

Cost Effective Expandable Storage for the Home
In today's digital world, you consistently acquire and amass large amounts of personal digital media using smart phones, digital cameras and digital video cameras, in addition to downloadable digital media acquired through online stores such as iTunes. With memories meant to last a lifetime, the SmartStor DS4600 can protect digital content from single drive failures whilst providing data protection, high availability and high reliability.

Flexible Backup Solution
Connect SmartStor DS4600 to your Mac/PC for use with Time Machine to backup your critical system files, applications, data files, music, pictures and videos. SmartStor DS4600 also includes SmartSync client backup software for scheduled backups of your important data and digital media.

Use One Touch Backup to backup data "on the fly". Create a schedule and then press the One Touch Button on the front of the SmartStor DS4600 at anytime to backup your computer.

Ultra Quiet, Low Power and Eco-Smart
The SmartStor DS4600 is RoHS compliant; in simple terms the SmartStor(TM) DS4600 is eco-friendly, keeping harmful lead out of the environment and our delicate ecosystems. Consuming a mere 40W under full load with four hard drives installed, it uses roughly 13% of the power consumed by the average 300W power supply in standard computers.

The Standby feature of the SmartStor DS4600 allows hard drives to spin-down during periods of inactivity, thereby reducing power consumption to as little as 14W.

Sporting a new enclosure design, a fan-less integrated power supply and a state-of-the-art fan control mechanism, system noise is never an issue making the SmartStor DS4600 idea for desktop, small office environments and any room in the house.
  • Advanced hardware RAID engine
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
  • Attractive, compact and sleek enclosure
  • Ultra quiet design
  • eSATA, USB 2.0 and Firewire 400/800 host interfaces
  • Hot-Swappable Bays for effortless replacement of failed drive
  • Robust error handling provides superior data protection
  • 4 Bay Hot-swappable Enclosure; Support hot-swappable SATA 3Gb/s drives
  • Near 8TB storage capacity with four 2TB hard drives (5.5TB Under RAID 5)
  • Firewire 400 (1x), Firewire 800 (2x), USB 2.0 (1x) and eSATA 3G (1x) Interfaces
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 5 with Hot Spare (One volume per DS4600)
  • SmartNAVI 2.0 Advanced Monitor Utility for Mac OS X and Windows
  • SmartSync Backup Utility supports Drag and Drop and One Touch Backup
  • Hot Spare, Robust Error Handling and Disk Roaming
  • Event Notification: Email, Audible (buzzer) and Visual (via LEDs)
  • Enclosure management information: Fan Speed, Temperature and Voltage
  • Low Power Consumption: 15W in Standby, 36W Idle and 40W Full Load
  • 2 Year Warranty with 1 Year Limited on Fan and Power Adapter
Manufacturer Promise
Manufacturer Part SmartStor DS4600
Host Interface 1 x 4-pin - Type B - USB 2.0 - USB
1 x 7-pin - Serial ATA/300 - eSATA
1 x 6-pin - IEEE 1394a - FireWire
2 x 9-pin - IEEE 1394b - FireWire
Form Factor DAS Hard Drive Array
Controller RAID Controller
Expansion Bays 4 Total
Hard Drive Not Included
RAID Levels 0
5+Hot Spare
Controller RAID Controller
(H x W x D)
Unit 7.40" x 6" x 9"
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Includes in the Box Sealed Bulk Pack

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