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Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. The powerful device connects to your network via its Gigabit Ethernet port, allowing any computer on the network to access media and other files stored on it. The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like guidr, web, and more. Virtualization completely decouples the physical space available in the array from the space reported to the operating system.

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No Longer Available Update Location close. It’s very easy to setup. Slow to initially connect at least. Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, so it can differentiate between used and unused portions of disk.

Specifying a larger amount of storage than is physically available allows you to grow into the volume without having to reformat or migrate your data in order to add capacity. I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive Unit is very sluggish and slow in the drobo admin console though.

Since Drobo is a block level system, it easily adapts to almost any environment. With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained. So far no additional PS problems. So far so good, bit noisier than I expected, but easy to set-up, plug in and get going. Drobo Drobo FS accessories. BeyondRAID makes this a simple process by utilizing a technology called “virtualization.


BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability.

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This is what makes adding a drive to a Drobo so simple. To add more space, simply insert a new hard drive or replace your smallest drive with a larger one, even when all drive bays are full. Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full! Now, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is uwer maintained.

As you add hard drives, information stored on the Drobo is spread out across the discs redundantly, so in the fz of a hard drive failure, your valuable information remains intact while you replace the failed drive. To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full. Overall it works really well with Bonjour Mounter, full rip dvd’s stream with no lag or jitter. This expedites rebuild times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Easy to understand basic steps and use. It gave up all of a sudden Otherwise it works great for what I need for home use some what a bit slow communication to device. Unfortunately, Drobo does disappear from dashboard and that is known bug they are working on and that is why 4 stars but droobo is a big relief to have No RAID protection of priceless family pictures and videos.

BeyondRAID technology offers several improvements over traditional RAID-based storage systems, including the flexibility to replace failed disks and increase capacity all without costly downtime.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Shaunik from Some Hiccups in setup but fx product Coming from someone who has used both windows home server and Amahi based Linux server in past, it should mean something.


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Be the first to review this item. I also saved my collection of music and important files on there.

Redundant Safety Drobo can ensure your data is safe even if a hard disk fails. It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface. Drobo works well on OSX No need to worry about data loss. This preemptive “scrubbing” helps ensure your data is being written only to the healthy areas of your drives.

Just plug it into any switch or wireless router and you are ready to go.

I’m using OSX 7. Feeds movie files with no problems, and I think that when I am editing video it won’t be a problem. I had ten 1TB drives, and only 1 of them will show up as valid in the Drobo.

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.

Easy Expansion to 16TB Drobo FS holds up to five uxer allowing you to effortlessly grow your storage to meet your data capacity needs.

It’s all done with a single-click and you never lose access to your data. For more features have called CS and got a knowledgeable person to guide me gulde.

The new drive just provides additional places to store data. See any errors on this page? Rated 1 out of 5 by Junior from bad unit?