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Transfer speeds over mbit line is what it is, but there is a hesitation every time I connect to a drive. Mixed Drive Capacity Utilization Grow storage to meet your data capacity needs with minimal effort. I tried to buy a new PS over the counter. With most machines running Lion and Ussr Lion, out of Box drobl up Drobo FS was nightmare but thanks to help from customer service from Drobo, after firmware update on Drobo FS and after download of the latest Dashboard interface applicationit has been working pretty good.

The only problem I had with it was the Power Supply.

This unprecedented flexibility allows for continuous expansion as available hard drive capacities increase. No Longer Available Update Location close.

Having learned that lesson, I keep a spare power supply handy. It gave up all of a sudden Drobo Drobo FS specs. So far no additional PS problems. Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, so it can differentiate between used and unused portions of disk. Drive Reordering One long-standing requirement inherent in traditional RAID-based systems was that if for some reason you needed to remove the drives, you’d have to replace the drives in the exact ugide order.

I recommend this product wholeheartedly. The drives are quiet, but the cooling fan has a very noisy buzzing rattle sound. Guidf Drobo is a block level system, it easily adapts to almost any environment.


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However it was very hard to find one that matched the output of the original. Be the first to review this item.

I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive See any errors on this page? Rated 4 out of 5 by Milez from Works great, love the flexibility Love having a Drobo on the network, although speed is a bit slow.

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Whatever system you have, it’s likely you’ll be able to connect to it over your network quickly and easily. Storage Virtualization BeyondRAID was designed from the ground up to allow the storage capacity of the array to expand and contract. It offers a variety of features not included in the original Drobo Dashboard, including: With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained. Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product.

Virtualization is what enables BeyondRAID to effortlessly change the data arrangement on the drives, for example, changing data stored as a mirror into data stored as parity stripe, without interrupting the user access to data. It’s very easy to setup. gide

This preemptive “scrubbing” helps ensure your data is being written only to the healthy areas of your drboo. It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface. When sitting idle, Drobo FS will proactively examine the blocks and sectors on every drive, flagging questionable areas. BeyondRAID automatically also reclaims space as you delete files. Virtualization completely decouples the physical space available in the array from the space reported to the operating system.

Switch back to single-drive redundancy at any time. I’m using OSX 7. The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like media, web, and hser.

Self-Managing Drobo is highly automated storage.

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I use Bonjour mounter 3. This is what makes adding a drive to a Drobo so simple. Had a few problems copying files over, not allowing certain files not sufficient permissions but the next day no problems for the same files, seemed a bit random.


I had ten 1TB drives, and only 1 of them will show up as valid in the Drobo. Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full! The Drobo will allow you to mix drive capacities and hot swap at any time for a larger drive without having to reconfigure for it.

Unfortunately, Drobo does disappear from dashboard and that is known bug they are working on and that is why 4 stars but it is a big relief to have No RAID protection of priceless family pictures and videos. I am not sure why the drobo is so picky on drives. Running out of space? Key features of BeyondRAID include data protection against hard disk failure, gguide capacity expansion without downtime, self-management, and automatic healing.

Redundant Safety Drobo can ensure your data is safe even if a hard disk fails. BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability. Ugide new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. This expedites rebuild times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure. Proportional Rebuild Times The time it takes Drobo to rebuild data after a drive failure or removal is proportional to the amount of data stored in the pool – meaning the less capacity that is used, even on a 4TB disk, the shorter your rebuild times will be.

Unit is very sluggish and slow in the drobo admin console though.