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OWC1U Multi-Interface 4-Bay Performance RAID Kit - Diskless

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  • 4 x SATA Drive Bays
  • 1 x eSATA Port w/ Port Multiplier
  • 2 x FireWire 800 9-pin Ports
  • 1 x FireWire 400 6-pin Port
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A Port
  • Pre-Formatted for Mac OS X
  • Supports Hot-Swapping of Drives
  • Smart Power Regulation

The OWC1U Multi-Interface 4-Bay Performance RAID Kit - Diskless supports up to 4 7200 rpm hard drives and multiple RAID configurations. Along with the four drive bays, the interface has an eSATA port, a single USB 3 Type-A port, one FireWire 400 port, two FireWire 800 ports and a hardwire RAID switch. 

Installation of this 1U 4-Bay Performance RAID Kit has been greatly simplified as it can fit into a standard rack mount configuration or place the unit on a desktop by removing the rack mount ears and attaching the anti-ski, vibration dampening feet.

High Performance
The Custom High Performance Chipset eSATA with Port-Multiplier capability, FireWire 800 (1394B), FireWire 400 (1394A), and USB 3.0 chipset, combined with the fast SATA drive mechanism gives this OWC Mercury Rack Pro four Bay storage solution some of the fastest drive transfer rates possible with eSATA exceeding 300 Megabytes per second.

The OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID series offers one eSATA port with eSATA port-multiplier capability, two FireWire 800 (1394B) ports, one FireWire 400 (1394A) port, and one USB 3.0 port for easy plug and play on virtually any system. The OWC Mercury Rack Pro RAID even includes all needed connection cables.

Swap Drives at Will
When using the OWC Mercury Rack Pro in Independent mode, all four drives appear on your system as individual volumes drives, so you can mix and match drives of any size and brand and hot swap the drives too.

Smart Power
Smart Power regulates power during prolonged periods of inactivity to save operating costs and prolong component lifespan.

Flexible Form
The OWC Mercury Rack Pro can easily be converted to a desktop form-factor via a Phillips screwdriver by simply removing the rack ears and installing the included anti-skid, vibration dampening feet.

In the Box
  • OWC / Other World Computing OWCMRP1F8U3EP 1U Multi-Interface 4-Bay Performance RAID Kit (Diskless)
  • High Quality Double Shielded eSATA Connecting Cable
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 Connecting Cable
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 400 Connecting Cable
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0 Connecting Cable
  • Rack Mounting Handles
  • Anti-skid, Vibration Dampening Desktop Mounting Feet
  • Screws for Rack / Desktop Conversion
  • Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
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SKU 64946
Brands OWC
Connections 1 x USB Type-B (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
2 x 9-Pin FireWire (FireWire 800)
1 x 6-Pin FireWire (FireWire 400)
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 10, JBOD, SPAN
Operating System Support Windows, MacOS/OS X


Power Source Internal Power Supply
PSU Wattage 1 x 200 W
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz


Cooling 3 x 40 mm Fans
Dimensions (W x H x D) 11.9 x 19.2 x 1.7" / 30.3 x 48.7 x 4.5 cm
Weight 10 lb / 4.5 kg
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