G-Tech G|RAID eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive Raid

G|RAID eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive Raid More Like This G|RAID is the next generation in the award winning line of storage solutions from G-Tech. G|RAID is specifically designed to support professional content creation applications including audio/video editing, 2D/3D animation and digital imaging. G|RAID features a new triple interface including screaming 3 Gbit eSATA, super fast FireWire 800, and prosaic USB 2.0 ports for universal connectivity. Each G|RAID includes two of the latest Hitachi 7200 RPM 3 Gbit SATA drives each with up to 32MB of cache mated to an Oxford 936 based hardware RAID 0 controller. G|RAID supports the playback of multiple layers of video in real-time and offers unmatched performance and reliability. G|RAID includes an integrated heatsink and a small quiet cooling fan for long life and reliable operation.

The use of the latest generation components enables G|RAID to offer superior performance and reliability for demanding content creation applications. Real-world performance within an application is the most important factor to consider when purchasing a RAID system. While benchmark numbers can be used to quantify the raw read/write performance of a storage system, they do not translate in to real-world performance. G|RAID is guaranteed to the support the simultaneous playback of multiple layers of video in real-time in Final Cut Pro, Premiere and Xpress as shown here. G-Tech stands behind this claim 100%.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
GTI-GR41000 G-Tech G|RAID 1TB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive Raid CALL
GTI-GR42000 G-Tech G|RAID 2TB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive Raid CALL
GTI-GR44000 G-Tech G|RAID 4TB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive Raid CALL
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Features and Specifications

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  • Spacious storage capacities
  • 200+ MB/second data transfer rates via eSATA 3 Gbps port
  • High-speed interface eSATA and FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via cable) plus USB 2.0 ports
  • Supports multi-stream HDV, DVCPro HD, XDCAM HD, ProRes 422 and uncompressed SD workflows
  • High-speed, low-cost RAID designed specifically for professional content creation applications
  • Hardware RAID 0 (Oxford 936) utilizing two (2) 7200 RPM SATA II drives each with up to 32 MB cache
  • Soft-touch On/Off switch and integrated thermo-regulated smart fan for long life and reliable operation
  • Ships complete with all cables (eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 800 to 400, and USB 2.0)
  • Unique industrial design, compact all aluminum enclosure
  • Time Machine Ready!
Warranty Information
  • Standard 3-Year Factory Limited Warranty
  • Oxford 936, for Hardware RAID 0
Bus Interface
  • One (1) 3 Gbit eSATA Port
  • Two (2) FireWire 800 9-Pin Ports (FireWire 400 via 800 to 400 cable)
  • One (1) USB 2.0 Downstream (B) Port
System Requirements Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.3.x or higher
System Requirements PC
  • The Windows 2000/XP/Vista
  • Unsupported, but known to work with various open source systems including Open/Net/Free/BSD and GNU/Linux.
Drive Mechanism Performance
  • Type: Two (2) 3 Gbit SATA
  • Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM (nominal)
  • Cache: Up to 32MB per drive
  • SATA 3Gb/s: 3Gb/s (max theoretical)
Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions: 235 x 130 x 73mm 9.25 x 5.125 x 2.875" (LWH)
  • Weight: 1.75 kg Approximate (3.85 lbs Approximate)
Package Includes
  • G|RAID Dual-Drive Storage System
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • 1.6 Meter eSATA Cable (black)
  • 1.8 Meter FireWire 800 Cable (white)
  • 1.8 Meter FireWire 400 Cable (white)
  • 0.6 Meter USB 2.0 Cable (white)
  • CD Manual


PDF Document Data Sheet
W3 Document XP SP2 FireWire Performance Fix
Performance of 1394 devices may decrease after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
Microsoft document and download for fixing possible performance decreases after SP2 installs
W3 Document FAQ and Support Links for G-Technology Products and Devices
Important G-Tech information and support links
W3 Document Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800
FAQ and product solutions for connecting between FireWire 800 and FireWire 400. Addresses 9, 6, and 4-pin scenarios.
The advertised memory capacity of this device represents unformatted capacity. Please note that once formatted and due to variations in sector block limitations, the functional storage space will be lower than the advertised capacity.

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