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PROAVIO® EB400CR
Store, Protect, Mirror or Duplicate Your Valuable Media

EB400CR is the ultimate video and graphics storage workhorse, built and designed to adapt to your unique workflow. A 3rd generation on-board RAID controller provides the widest array of storage modes for any workflow. The EB400CR is designed to meet the needs of today's fast-paced video, photography and graphics workflows. EB400CR is the perfect storage solution for both studio and location-based production users who need fast, dependable storage that quickly adapts to any situation.

 

  1. Overview
  2. Specifications
  3. Features
  4. Images
  5. Performance
  6. Available Models


Well connected and built to perform
The best-performing multi-interface solution for the desktop

Everyone knows that having the right connections are key to a successful career in the media and entertainment industry. The EB400CR ensures you are always well connected. Equipped with USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire800 connectivity, the EB400CR is designed to work with your computer platform of choice today and in the future. Thanks to the latest USB 3.0 technology, the EB400CR's data transfer rates are five times faster than earlier USB 2.0 systems - and over 50% faster than FireWire800.

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Take control of your storage
The hardest working storage solution that adapts to your workflow
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EB400CR is the perfect storage solution for both studio and location-based production users who need fast, reliable storage that quickly adapts to any situation. The intuitive EB400CR user interface simplifies the RAID configuration process and allows users to change and adapt their RAID settings based on specific needs. For full performance, choose RAID-0 with full capacity; for maximum protection, choose RAID-1 with automatic mirroring and full data redundancy or RAID-5 + spare for applications that require a balanced mix of fault-tolerance, performance & capacity. Unlike competitive USB and FireWire solutions, the EB400CR takes your RAID options to the next level by offering advanced configuration modes designed for users with more specific storage needs and demands.

 

manage featureEasy to use, easy to manage
Simple and powerful storage management

EB400CR features easy-to-use Management software (GUI) that provides intuitive control over every setting and configuration option available on your EB400CR. The EB400CR 's user interface simplifies the configuration process and allows users to change and adapt their RAID settings based on specific needs.

 

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Smart, innovative engineering
Discreet, cable-less internal design

The EB400CR continues to lead the industry with cutting edge engineering works that make Proavio synonymous with innovation, quality and value. EB400CR uses the highest quality components to ensure your media is safe, protected and available when you need it.

 

cr featuresSafe, secure and reliable 
Fail-safe solution for any application

EB400CR's locking drive modules eliminate unwanted tampering and accidental disk removal which can jeopardize your media. Floating drive modules reduce rotational vibration effects and extend the life of the drive. A cable-less internal design helps increase data integrity and minimizes common disk errors and time-outs caused by poor cable quality. High-efficiency 80+ (Green) power technology lowers energy costs and keeps your EB400CR running smoothly for years to come.

 

 Technical Specifications

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EB400CR
Form Factor
4-Disk, Desktop RAID Array with Internal Storage Controller
RAID JBOD, RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID-10, RAID-5 and Disk Clone
Interface
(8) SFP+, 16G FC
(8) SFP+, 16G FC
USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire 800
Disk Support *
  • 3.5", 7.2K SATA, 6G
  • 2.5" SATA/SAS SSD (Requires 2.5"-to-3.5" Adapter)

 

  • *NOTE: See models for available capacity configurations
Host OS Support
Mac OS, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Linux
System Security Locking Disk Drive Bays
Power Supply Ultra-low noise , Energy Efficient 250W Power Supply with 80PLUS Green Technology.
System Cooling (1) Hot Swap, Smart 8CM Cooling Module with Self-monitoring Fault Detection
System Management GUI Monitoring, Disk, Power & Cooling Status LED Indicators, LCD Control Panel.
Operating Temperature 50°F ~ 104°F
Relative Humidity 5% ~ 85% Non-condensing
Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions (L) 12" (W) 5.25 " (H) 14"
Compliance RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC
Certifications ADOBE CS6/CC, Matrox
Thunderbolt None


 

  Product Features

onboard raid

Hardware RAID Solution

Hardware RAID with selectable RAID modes including JBOD & Clone.
16tb capacity

6G SATA Disk Drives

Supports 6Gb/s SATA disk drives and up to 16TB of storage capacity.
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Optimized for Media

Designed for high resolution file formats and workflows.

 

 

 

performance

High Performance

Speedy read and write speeds up to 300MB/s.

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Professional Grade

Professional-grade, fail-safe design for demanding applications.

warranty

Service & Support

3-year factory warranty with the 1st year of advance replacement.

 

 

 

usb3

Super Speed USB 3.0

Multi-interface, combo RAID storage with USB 3, eSATA and FireWire 800.

cableless

Innovative Engineering

Cable-less design for increased reliability and data integrity.


 

 

  Product Performance


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Performance (MB/s) Read Write


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  • READ: 172MB/s
WRITE: 149MB/s

Operating System

  • MacPro 4.1, Mac OS 10.6.8

CPU/RAM

  • Dual 2.26GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon

Host Bus Adapter

  • NEC USB 3.0 Adapter

Disk Drive Model

  • 2TB, Toshiba, 6Gb/s 7200RPM, 64MB Cache
Compare Performance
  • USB 3.0 Read: 172MB/s, USB 3.0 Write: 149MB/s
  • eSATA Read: 232MB/s, eSATA Write: 207MB/s
  • FW800 Read: 77MB/s, FW800 Write: 50MB/s

Configuration

  • RAID 5, (1) Volume

 

 Solution Models (Includes Cables & Accessories)

  SYSTEM MODEL
DESCRIPTION CAPACITY [1]
  EB400CR-F16T Includes (4), 4TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Drives
16.0TB
  EB400CR-F12TR Includes (4), 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Drives 12.0TB
  EB400CR-F8TR Includes (4), 2TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Drives
8.0TB
   

 [1] Actual formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and selected RAID configuration.

 



  Spare/Replacement Disk Drive Modules spare disk

  SYSTEM MODEL
DESCRIPTION CAPACITY [1]
  400CR-HDDSK-4T 4TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Module 4.0TB
  400CR-HDDSK-3T 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Module 3.0TB
  400CR-HDDSK-2T 2TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SAS Disk Module 2.0TB
   

 [1] Actual formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and selected RAID configuration.