MagStor LTO8 12TB Thunderbolt 3 RAID Desktop LRU Tape Drive LTO-8 TAA TRB3-LRU8
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MagStor presents the World’s first Thunderbolt 3 fully integrated portable LTO RAID Unit (LRU) multi-tier storage solution, the LRU-8
Record video to SSD at the highest speeds possible, and then archive to LTO when convenient.
- Featuring MagStor’s patented* Thunderbolt-3 to LTO design with SSD RAID.
- Hardware based RAID using a single TB3 interface with previously unattainable ingest speeds to LTO
- Support up to 6 SATA SSD Drives with RAID levels 0,1,3,5,6,10,and Single pass through disk support
- Dual Core ARM A15 1.6GHz processor with RAID On Chip
- 8GB DDR4-2666 cache memory with ECC protection
- Broad operating support including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS and VMware
- Support for LTO transport layer retries (TLR) for error handling
- MagStor Single Admin Portal for Windows and Mac allows Full device configuration for RAID setup
- Carrying handle included for onsite and studio use
- SSD drives - BYOD, or order with the drive, we will configure them as RAID-5 prior to shipment
- Ships with Hedge Canister LTFS Software for the MAC
- Compatible with NanoPure Media™
- Optional Rugged Carrying case available for secure transport
- 3 year parts and labor RTD warranty
Unmatched performance for video production needs
The MagStor LRU-8 offers unmatched ingest speeds compared to competitive solutions:
Typical LRU speeds are shown below:
2418Mb/s Write with 6x Samsung EVO 870 SSD at RAID 0
1753Mb/s Write with 6x Samsung EVO 870 SSD at RAID 5
- LTO8 Tape Drive,
- 12TB, up to 300 MB/s Read/Write Speeds (Native)
- 6 SATA SSD Drives Bay with Hardware RAID levels 0,1,3,5,6,10,and Single pass through disk support
- 30 Year LTO Media Archive Life
- Built-in PSU, no bulky adapters needed
- 2x Front Facing Thunderbolt™ 3 Ports for Daisy Chain
- TAA Compliant (Tape Drives Made in Japan)
- 3 Year Warranty (Upgrade to 5 Years US/CAN)
- Two Thunderbolt™ 3 front-facing 40 Gb/s interface ports allow connection to a MAC or PC with a Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible USB-C Port
- 100/240 VAC 50/60 Hz Auto-sensing
Dimensions & Weight
- 13.4 x 5.8 x 6.8 inches (L x H x W) / 13 lbs (w/o SSD drives)
- IBM Spectrum Archive Single Drive Edition (CLI MAC, GUI Windows)
- YoYotta LTFS
- Hedge Canister and Hedge Software (included)
- Third-Party TAR-based backup software, Acronis etc.
Includes a Free license for Hedge LTFS software “Canister” and Hedge Software.
When ordering complete with SSD drives
Configured RAID 5 using 6x Samsung EVO 870 SATA III 2.5” SSD.
5-year warranty on the SSD drives *
RAID 5 capacity, 6 drives.
Using 4TB Drives - 20TB usable space
Using 2TB Drives - 10TB Usable space
Using 1TB Drives - 5TB Usable Space
Might require an extra day before shipping
* Warrantied TBW (terabytes written) for 870 EVO: 600 TBW for 1TB model, 1,200 TBW for 2TB model and 2,400 TBW for 4TB model or 5 years, whichever comes first. Warranty provided by Samsung
Supported Operating Systems
- MAC OSX 10.12 or higher
- Intel or M1 CPU
- Windows 10
MagStor TRB3-LRU8 includes:
- One desktop LTO8 tape drive with two Thunderbolt™ 3 front-facing interface ports, 6x SSD RAID bay (without SSD drives).
- One 2 Meter MagStor (Intel Certified) Thunderbolt™ 3 Active 40 Gb/s cable
- One US power cable
- Three-year warranty
*Pricing shown is for the US. Please click here for international distributors.
MagStor® is a registered trademark of MagStor Inc
Thunderbolt™ 3 is a trademark of Intel
MAC™ is a trademark of Apple
* US Patent: 11,200,194
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