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Sonnet Fusion R400 RAID Storage System 0TB

1U Rackmount 4-Drive Hardware RAID 5 SATA Storage System with USB 3.0 Interface
Part No: SON-R4BR5-0TB

This Sonnet Fusion R400 ships without internal drives, simply add upto four 3.5" drives and configure them in upto five different options including RAID 5 without additional hardware or software.  With USB 3.0 connectivity you can be assured of future-proofing your workflow for years to come.

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Performance and Data Security

Are you looking for an affordable multi-drive rackmount storage system? Sonnet’s Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 should be on your short list. At just 1.75" tall, this versatile 4-drive RAID 5 SATA storage system is simple to deploy in most server racks, and delivers reliable operation and simple configuration in a convenient, budget-friendly package. This Sonnet storage system is equipped with a high-performance internal storage controller that manages the enclosed 3.5" hard drives, and offers five drive configuration options (including RAID 5). Its USB 3.0 interface ensures that you will be able to connect the system to just about any computer.

Hardware-Based RAID 5 Storage Controller Onboard

The Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0’s integrated storage controller supports RAID 5 formatting without additional hardware or software, providing data protection in the event of a single drive failure and eliminating the need for a specialized RAID controller card. In addition to RAID 5, the R400 USB 3.0 supports RAID 0, RAID 10, Span, and JBOD drive formatting. With RAID 0, all four drives are combined into a single volume to offer improved performance and full drive capacity, but without any protection in case one of the drives fails. With RAID 10, two drives are combined into a single volume, while the remaining two drives mirror the data on the first two, providing good performance and better file security. Span formatting combines all four drives' capacity into a single, large volume.  The JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) formatting option enables more concurrent audio file editing capabilities. Whichever mode you choose, setup is as simple as setting a switch. Drive operation and health status is available at a glance with multi-color LEDs.

USB 3.0 Interface

Connecting the Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 to your computer is simple—the 5.0 Gb/s SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface delivers superior performance with USB 3.0 port-equipped computers, and enables you to connect the system to nearly any computer equipped with USB ports(1). If your computer doesn’t have USB 3.0 ports, Sonnet offers a wide variety of PCIe and ExpressCard/34 computer cards to get you connected.

Versatile Performance

The Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 delivers data transfers up to 240 MB/sec read and 230 MB/sec write with its drives configured as a RAID 5 group. The flexibility and interoperability that the R400 provides are a great match for the various operating systems, applications and output demands your workflow requires. Because this Fusion storage system uses an integrated storage controller, it supports Mac, Windows, and Linux computers, no configuration software required.

Just Add Drives

With new, higher-capacity hard drives introduced every few months, your choice of drives continues to expand. To allow you the widest selection possible, Sonnet sells the Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 without hard drives; just purchase the drives that best suit your capacity and performance needs.

(In all modes except JBOD, Sonnet strongly recommends the use of four identical drives in the Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0. Due to varying operating characteristics, the use of different drives may lead to issues ranging from reduced total capacity, to louder operation, to RAID failures.)

Features

Protected Data

  • When drives configured as a RAID 5 set, data transfers up to 240 MB/sec while protecting the data
 

RAID Controller Onboard

  • Integrated hardware RAID controller supports RAID 5, RAID 0, RAID 10, JBOD, and span drive configurations with no specialized controller card needed
 

Simple Cofiguration

  • A simple switch enables you to select RAID modes and configure the drives to meet your performance and data security needs
 

Simple Status Display

  • Multi-color LEDs allow you to determine operating status at a glance
 

USB 3.0 Interface

  • Single cable to host connection simplifies set up and reduces cable clutter
 

Temperature-Controlled Fan

  • Operates slowly most of the time, and speeds up with extended, intense disk activity
 

Wide Host Controller Card Compatibility

  • Compatible with Sonnet's full line of Tempo PCIe and ExpressCard/34 host controllers
 

Cross Platform Compatibility

  • Supports Mac and Windows, and Linux computers
 

Protected Data

  • When drives configured as a RAID 5 set, data transfers up to 240 MB/sec while protecting the data
 

RAID Controller Onboard

  • Integrated hardware RAID controller supports RAID 5, RAID 0, RAID 10, JBOD, and span drive configurations with no specialized controller card needed
 

Simple Cofiguration

  • A simple switch enables you to select RAID modes and configure the drives to meet your performance and data security needs
 

Simple Status Display

  • Multi-color LEDs allow you to determine operating status at a glance
 

USB 3.0 Interface

  • Single cable to host connection simplifies set up and reduces cable clutter
 

Temperature-Controlled Fan

  • Operates slowly most of the time, and speeds up with extended, intense disk activity
 

Wide Host Controller Card Compatibility

  • Compatible with Sonnet's full line of Tempo PCIe and ExpressCard/34 host controllers
 

Cross Platform Compatibility

  • Supports Mac and Windows, and Linux computers

Specifications

Additional Information

Capacity 0GB
RPM 7200
Specification

Hardware

  • Warranty: 1-year
  • Form Factor: Rackmount Storage Enclosure
  • External Connectors: One USB 3.0
  • Data Transfer Speed: Up to 240 MB/s read, 230 MB/s write, depending on drive configuration
  • Drives Supported
  • Up-to-date compatible hard drives listed on our Certified Hard Drive Compatibility Chart
  • Supported Drive Configurations: Hardware-based RAID 0, 5, and 10; span, and JBOD
  • Power Supply: Universal 220W, 100–240V AC, 50–60Hz
  • Operating Temperature: +32º F to +104º F (0º C to +40º C)
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 17.0 x 16.25 x 1.75 in. (43.2 x 41.3 x 4.4 cm)
  • Weight (with drives, approxmiate): 14.95 lbs (6.78 kg)
  • RoHS Compliant: Yes

 

Hardware Compatibility

  • Mac (Intel-based), Windows, or Linux computer with USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 ports


OS Compatibility

  • OS X and Server 10.6.8+
  • Windows 8, 7, Vista, Server: 2012, 2008
  • Linux

What's in the box

  • Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 Rackmount Storage Enclosure
  • Four 3.5" drive trays
  • One USB 3.0 cable
  • One Power cord
  • Documentation

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