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Promise Technology

8.0TB Pegasus2 4-Bay RAID Storage

Mac / Thunderbolt™ 2 / RAID 0,1,5,6,10
The World's First & Fastest Storage Solution for Creative Professionals
The Promise Technology Pegasus2 Series with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology delivers blistering performance to professionals creating rich, ultra-high resolution media. Pegasus2 maximizes the available line rate of Thunderbolt™ 2, enabling video creators to transfer and display 4K video files simultaneously. Pegasus2, the world's first RAID 5 solution with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology, enables pros and enthusiasts to create, edit and view live 4K video streams, while simultaneously backing up the files to their Pegasus2 (or multiple daisy-chained Pegasus2 drives) while still being able to use the same cables and connectors as the previous generation.
Seamlessly transfer terabytes of data in mere minutes instead of long, painstaking hours.
Pegasus has become the benchmark by which all Thunderbolt™ storage is measured. Simplify and accelerate your workflow. Safely backup massive creative projects. Create, edit, view, and share brilliant 3D and 4K video.
Video Production with Pegasus2 and a Laptop
Experience staggering performance speeds that enable the production of broadcast quality video with a Thunderbolt™ enabled laptop and a Pegasus2 system.
Pegasus2 and the new Mac Pro
Combine the innovation of the new Mac Pro and its six Thunderbolt™ 2 ports with the capacity and performance of the industry's fastest storage solution, Pegasus2. Expand storage capacity for massive 4K projects by daisy chaining multiple Pegasus2 drives.
Photographers, Graphic Artists, Audio Engineers, and Power Users
Quickly and safely backup massive digital libraries with the same Promise Technology RAID engine that has protected the valuable digital assets of the world's biggest media and entertainment companies for the past two decades.

Product Specifications:

Chipset

  • PMC Sierra 8011 with 512MB DDR2 SDRAM

Interfaces Supported

  • Thunderbolt 2 / Thunderbolt

RAID Support

  • RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, or 10

Standard Mechanism

  • 4 x 2.0TB* Hard Disk Drives

    *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

Drive Rotation Speed

  • 7200 RPM

Drive Cache Size

  • 32MB per drive minimum

Port Configuration

  • Thunderbolt 2 - (2) Thunderbolt 2 ports (backwards compatible with Thunderbolt)

Fan

  • 92mm x 92mm x 25mm
  • 70 CFM

Hardware Monitoring

  • Fan
  • Temperature
  • Power
  • Enclosure
  • Physical drives
  • Logical drives
  • RAID controller

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • Thunderbolt 2 - 20Gb/sec
  • Thunderbolt - 10Gb/sec

Port/Interface Bootability

  • It can be used as an external startup drive using Thunderbolt port.

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
  • Available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port

Certifications

  • Safety: UL/CSA/CE/TUV, CB, UL, cUL, CE-LVD, PSE, BSMI, RCM
  • EMI: CB-EMC, FCC, CE-EMC, VCCI/PSE, BSMI, C-tick/RCM
  • Environmental: EuP Directive N, RoHS, WEEE

Power Supply

  • 250W Flex-ATA Power with 80 Plus Bronze with PFC, 100-230V auto-ranging, 50-60Hz AC

External Case Dimensions

  • 7.7" x 7.4" x 9.3"
  • 195mm x 187mm x 235mm

Weight

  • 9.48lbs. (4.3 kg)

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) 5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C - 70°C (-40°F - 158°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) 10% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
Manufacturer provided specifications for Promise Technology p/n P2R4HD8US UPC#: 704118095575

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This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro
(December, 2013)
Model ID: MacPro6,1
2.7GHz 3.0GHz, 3.5GHz, 3.7GHz
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Mid 2015)
(May 2015)
Model ID: iMac15,1
3.3GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Late 2014)
(October 2014)
Model ID: iMac15,1
3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,2
3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
(May 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,2
2.7GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
(June 2014)
Model ID: iMac14,4
1.4GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,3
2.9GHz i5 or 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,1
2.7GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013)
(March 2013)
Model ID: iMac13,1
3.3GHz i3
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.7GHz i5 , 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2011)
(August 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,1
3.1GHz i3
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
(May 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,1
2.5GHz i5 , 2.7GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2014)
(October, 2014)
Model ID: Macmini7,1
1.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012 Server)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011 Server)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,3
2.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina display Mid 2015)
(May, 2015)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,4; MacBookPro11,5
2.2GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina display Early 2015)
(March, 2015)
Model ID: MacBookPro12,1
2.7GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,1
2.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,3
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.4GHz, 2.7GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2012-2013)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.4GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Early 2015)
(March 2015)
Model ID: MacBookAir7,2
1.6GHz i5, 2.2GHz i7
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015)
(March 2015)
Model ID: MacBookAir7,1
1.6GHz i5, 2.2GHz i7
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013)
(June, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2013)
(June, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,1
1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookAir5,2
1.8GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookAir5,1
1.7GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookAir4,2
1.7GHz, 1.8GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookAir4,1
1.6GHz, 1.8GHz

Includes

  • 8.0TB Pegasus2 4-Bay RAID Enclosure (4x 2.0TB drives pre-installed)
  • Thunderbolt™ cable
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide / Manual
Promise Technology 8.0TB Pegasus2 4-Bay RAID Thunderbolt 2 Storage Solution Mfr P/N: P2R4HD8US OWC SKU: PTIP2R4HD8US Direct attached storage (DAS) solution for small & medium business (SMB) users, small office/home office (SOHO) users, and digital Audio & Video production professionals. Promise Technology 2 Year Limited Warranty
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