DatOptic Dual SATA hardware RAID 0, 1, 10 or JBoD Product Details
The EZRID 3 is a selectable hardware RAID enclosure: offering RAID 0, RAID 1, SPANNING or JBOD, using TWO SATA i/SATAii drives. The EZRAID 3 allows the configuration of the RAID settings quickly by a simple turn of a switch on the back of the unit. A true hardware solution, the EZRAID3 requires no software to be installed on your machine. Just plug it in and it works offering fully hot-plug and hot swappable capabilities.
The EZRAID uses an embedded SATA to FireWire 800/USB2.0 controller using a combination of 32bit risc processor, an Operational Request Block (ORB) hardware coprocessor and a high performance buffer manager to control and management of RAID function, without resource to system host CPU unlike other RAID solutions which rely on a host based CPU power intensive Software RAID
The EZRAID featuring fan and temperature sensoring to insure your data is safe, An LCD display, along with audible warnings will notify the operator if problems occur. The unit will switch to a silent display (LCD only) after 30 seconds and continue to notify the operator until the problem is resolved.
EzRAID3 offer multiple raid options and configurations to provide reliable data mirroring, data performance striping, or just plain capacity expansion...
Drives Locking - The ezRAID3 features drive locking, which helps protect users' data by allowing them to password lock directly attached and cascaded drives. If a locked drive is detached from its assigned computer or cascade, the data on the drive will be inaccessible until it is reconnected and unlocked with the user supplied password.
Mirroring (RAID 1) — Allows SATA Hard drives to automatically copy primary hard drive without any CPU loading (typical 1% CPU resource). The ezRAID3 provides automatic rebuild on SATA Hard drives replacement and auto-failover, to eliminate any workflow interruptions.
Stripping (RAID 0) — allows the SATA Hard drives to performance stripe, to provide maximum throughput to the direct attached PC/Server.
Configuration: EZRAID 3-100 – 1 TB (2 x 500GB)