The G-Drive Mobile with Thunderbolt is one of the first “affordable” Thunderbolt hard drives to hit the market. While it’s not as fancy as some of the dual drive RAID options out there, it still offers some speed and convenience benefits over its USB and Firewire counterparts. [Read more...]
Western Digital has announced the My Passport Pro, a new RAID 0 portable hard drive packing two 2.5″ drives inside. The drive is bus-powered over the Thunderbolt connection and delivers impressive speeds up to 233MB/s.
The My Passport Pro is available in 2TB and 4TB sizes – with dual 1TB or 2TB drives inside, respectively. The 2TB drive retails for $299.99 and the 4TB drive retails for $429.99. Check them out here at B&H Photo.
A new base model Drobo 4 Bay just launched with USB 3.0 connectivity. It includes power fail protection with battery backup and Drobo’s BeyondRAID configuration for drive spanning with single or dual disk redundancy. [Read more...]
The NEXTO DI NVS2825 is a portable video backup drive with some powerful features. The NEXTO line of backup drives have previously been relegated to serving simple backup drives with some “kinda cool” features; however, the NVS2825 adds some file handling features that make it a most impressive tool for video professionals. [Read more...]
B&H has the Drobo Mini 4-bay enclosure, which offers Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, along with built-in battery backup for $299.99 (reg. $359.99). There are several other Drobo units on sale as well. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.
As the data storage demands of photo and video professionals/enthusiasts continues to grow, the storage industry continues to strive toward larger capacity drives in smaller physical footprints. LaCie is now the first manufacturer to deliver a single 5TB in an external hard drive enclosure. [Read more...]
Photographers are data hogs. We go through terabytes upon terabytes of storage as our cameras continue to produce higher image quality. And, if you work with video, it gets even worse. [Read more...]