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12.0TB OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Class 4 Bay 1U Rackmount Hardware RAID Solution 256MB Cache / 7200RPM w/ selectable RAID 0,1,3,5,10, JBOD Span & Independent Mode Options. eSATA w/ Port-Multiplier capability, FW800, FW400 & USB 3.0. 5 Year Warranty

12.0TB OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Class 4 Bay 1U Rackmount Hardware RAID Solution 256MB Cache / 7200RPM w/ selectable RAID 0,1,3,5,10, JBOD Span & Independent Mode Options. eSATA w/ Port-Multiplier capability, FW800, FW400 & USB 3.0. 5 Year Warranty
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Vendor Number: OWMRPM3F8Q12.0E
Vendor: OWC
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OWC affordability, reliability, and ease-of-use in a single 1U rack space.

OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID 5 storage solutions come pre-configured as a hardware controlled RAID 5 "stripe with parity" array to provide both speed and data protection to meet high-performance demands.

The OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID 5 consists of four matched Enterprise Class SATA hard drives, up to 7200RPM; to provide the longest possible reliability and optimized performance.

Specifically designed to meet the performance demands of video and audio production, the OWC Mercury Rack Pro four Bay RAID 5 solution provides data transfer rates of over 300 Megabytes per second! Using the highest capacity Enterprise Class SATA hard drive mechanisms available, and offering Plug & Play simplicity, the possibilities are endless!

Control and manage your RAID settings with the OWC RAID Manager Visual Interface.

Note: OWC Mercury Rack Pro solutions do not include rack rails. If rails are required for your rack setup, OWC has them available.

High Performance

The Custom High Performance Chipset eSATA with Port-Multiplier capability, FireWire 800 (1394B), FireWire 400 (1394A), & USB 3.0 chipset, combined with the fastest SATA drive mechanisms available give OWC Mercury Rack Pro four Bay storage solutions some of the fastest drive transfer rates possible with eSATA exceeding 300 Megabytes per second!

High Reliability

A Top-Notch design using the best components gives the OWC Mercury Rack Pro an industry leading 5 Year OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Limited Warranty and ensures the series is built to last!

Multi-Interface

The OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID series offers (1) eSATA port with eSATA Port-Multiplier capability, (2) FireWire 800 (1394B) ports, (1) FireWire 400 (1394A) port, and (1) USB 3.0 port for easy Plug and Play on ANY system! The OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID even includes all needed connection cables!

Swap Drives at Will

When using the OWC Mercury Rack Pro in Independent mode, all four drives appear on your system as individual volumes drives, so you can mix and match drives of any size and brand and hot swap the drives too.

Smart Power

Smart Power regulates power during prolonged periods of inactivity to save operating costs and prolong component lifespan.

Flexible Form

The OWC Mercury Rack Pro can easily be converted to a desktop form-factor via a Phillips screwdriver by simply removing the rack ears and installing the included anti-skid, vibration dampening feet.

Includes the Powerful SpeedTools Utility Suite for Mac

The comprehensive Mac utility used by professionals for accurate Mac diagnosis and maintenance.

Specifications:

Chipset

  • Custom High Performance eSATA with Port-Multiplier capability, FireWire 800 (1394B), FireWire 400 (1394A) and USB 3.0 Chipset

RAID / JBOD Support

  • Rear panel selectable Hardware RAID settings - SPAN, 0, 1, 3, 5, 10 and Non-RAID/Raid Ready: Independent Mode - Each drive appears as independent volume

Standard Mechanism

  • 4 x 6.0TB* HGST Ultrastar He6 Hard Disk Drives**

    *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

    **OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.

Drive Rotation Speed

  • 7200 RPM

Drive Cache Size

  • 64MB per drive, 256MB total for the solution

Port Configuration

  • eSATA - 1 eSATA port
    with Port-Multiplier capability
  • FireWire 800 - (2) 9 pin ports
  • FireWire 400 - (1) 6 pin port
  • USB 3.0 - (1) "A" port

Format

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • eSATA - 300MB/s
  • FireWire 800 - 100MB/s
  • FireWire 400 - 50MB/s
  • USB 3.0 - 500MB/s
  • USB 2.0 - 60MB/s
  • USB 1.1 - 1.5MB/s

Port/Interface Bootability**

    Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
  • eSATA: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info
  • FireWire 800: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info
  • FireWire 400: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info
  • USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info
  • USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info

Recommended eSATA Cards

  • Cards that OWC has tested and qualified for the OWC Mercury Rack Pro
  • Recommended USB 3.0 Cards

    Macintosh System Requirements

    • eSATA: Macintosh with eSATA PCI Interface card. eSATA requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later. Including Mavericks 10.9.x.
    • FireWire 800 (1394B): Macintosh with FireWire 800 (1394B) interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 (1394B) card. FireWire 800 (1394B) requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later. Including Mavericks 10.9.x.
    • FireWire 400 (1394A): Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card. FireWire 400 requires Mac OS 8.6 or later. Including Mavericks 10.9.x.
    • USB 3.0: Macintosh OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later. Including Mavericks 10.9.x, and an available USB 3.0 port.
    • Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.

    Windows System Requirements

    • eSATA: Windows system with eSATA PCI Interface, either built in or via PCI eSATA card. eSATA requires Windows XP or later.
    • FireWire 800 (1394B): Windows system with FireWire 800 (1394B) interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 (1394B) card. FireWire 800 (1394B) requires Windows XP or later.
    • FireWire 400 (1394A): Windows system with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card. FireWire 400 requires Windows XP or later.
    • USB 3.0: Windows 98 or later and an available USB 3.0/USB 2.0/USB 1.1 port.

    Linux Requirements

    • Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces.

    Software Included

    Cooling

    • Three (3) 4cm Brushless, whisper quiet, constant speed fans

    Power Supply

    • UL Listed U.S./International Adjustable 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz, 200W (Max.) input Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately).

    External Case Dimensions

    • 11.9"(D) x 17.3"(W) x 1.7"(H)
    • 30.3cm x 44cm x 4.5cm
    • 11.9"(D) x 17.3"(W) x 2.2"(H) (with feet)
    • 30.3cm x 44cm x 5.5cm (with feet)
    • 11.9"D) x 19.2"(W) x 1.7"(H) (with rack mounting handles)
    • 30.3cm x 48.7cm x 4.5cm (with rack mounting handles)

    Enclosure Weight (no accessories)

    • Approximately 10 lbs. (4.5kg)

    Product Manual

    Operating Environment:

    Temperature

    • (operating) 5C - 42C (41F - 107F)
    • (non-operating) -40C - 65C (-40F - 149F)

    Relative Humidity

    • (operating) 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
    • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)

    Shock

    • 65G 2mS; (non-operating) 175G 2mS

    Vibration

    • (operating) 1.0G (5 - 300Hz)
    • (non-operating) 5.0G (5 - 500Hz)

    Warranty

    5 Year OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Limited Warranty

    The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur - OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

    View more information about the 5 Year OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Limited Warranty

    Note: Do not disassemble or otherwise open your OWC solution prior to the conclusion of the 5 Year OWC Mercury Rack Pro Enterprise Limited Warranty period. Doing so will void the remainder of the OWC warranty.