It seems that with all the price drops on the Triple- and “Quad”-Interface OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro RAID storage solutions, the NewerTech Guardian MAXimus was feeling left-out and wanted in on the action, too.
The NewerTech Guardian MAXimus RAID-1 FW800/400+eSATA+USB2 ‘Quad Interface’ solution is a hardware RAID 1 ‘Redundant Mirror’ which automatically keeps your data backed up in real time to protect against a hard disk failure. Should a drive ever experience a malfunction, normal data operation continues seamlessly. If the malfunction is a recoverable ‘soft’ type, the Guardian MAXimus will rebuild the mirror (also without data interruption) automatically. If the disk failure requires a drive to be replaced, once the new drive is installed. the Guardian MAXimus will automatically rebuild the Mirror while you use it.
In addition to the benefits of Hardware RAID 1 Mirroring, these solutions are fully certified for Audio/Video, Backup, Graphics, Music, General Data needs and more!
- Available in capacities of up to 2.0TB + 2.0TB Mirrored
- LED indicators on the front of the solution indicate the status of the two drives.
- Automatically rebuilds the RAID in case of error or drive replacement.
- 2 x FW800 ports, 1 x FW400 port, 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 port, & 1 x eSATA Port
- Sleek, compact Aluminum design
- 9.0″ Long x 2.8″ Wide x 5.8″ High.
- Fully bootable
- eSATA, USB2, FireWire 400, and FireWire 800 cables all included!
- Prosoft DataBackup III (Mac OS X), , Intech Speedtools (Mac OS 8.6-10.5.x), Carbon Copy Cloner (Mac OS X), and NovaStor NovaBackup (Windows) included
- Fully Mac & PC compatible
- Industry Leading Three Year Solution Warranty
While all that is impressive, what makes the GMAX an even better value are the new prices.
- 320GB + 320GB Mirror 7200RPM w/32MB total Data Buffer — $219.99
- 500GB + 500GB Mirror 7200RPM w/32MB total Data Buffer — $229.99
- 750GB + 750GB Mirror 7200RPM w/64MB total Data Buffer — $279.99
- 1.0TB + 1.0TB Mirror 7200RPM w/64MB total Data Buffer — NOW $299.99 (a $10 drop)
- 1.5TB + 1.5TB Mirror 7200RPM w/64MB total Data Buffer — NOW $379.99 (an $18 drop)
- 2.0TB + 2.0TB Mirror 7200RPM w/64MB total Data Buffer — NOW $479.99 (a $20 drop)
- 0GB “Build your own” Kit (software bundle & cables included) — $139.99
Don’t forget that NewerTech Guardian solutions qualify for the Prosoft Drive Genius OWC Exclusive Special Offer: Only $29 with purchase of any Guardian Maximus solution, $35 with 0GB Kit. That’s a savings of up to 70% off Prosoft’s $99 retail price!
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