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General

Manufacturer Drobo Micronet
Model DRDR4A21 PR2500U2F
Lowest Price $609.99 Compare Drobo DRDR4A21 prices $295.95 Compare Micronet PR2500U2F prices
Warranty 2 years limited 1 year warranty

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0 (type A) 1
eSATA Ports Yes Yes
Other Ports 1 VGA (recovery only)

Storage

Drive Bays 2
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 4TB
Rotational Speed 7200RPM

Features

World\'s Most Expandable USB 3.0 Array

BeyondRAID Technology

Protection from Two Drive Failures

Self-Healing Technology

Storage Capacity: 10TB Maximum

Drives: Accommodates from one to five 3.5" SATA I / SATA II hard drives of any manufacturer, capacity, spindle speed, and/or cache. No carriers or tools required.

Power:
Idle system (standby, drives off) = 12 watts
Typical busy system (four drives) = 56 watts

File System Options
Windows: NTFS
Mac OS X: HFS+
Cross-Platform: FAT32
Linux: EXT3

Operating System Support:
Windows 2008 Server
Windows 2003 Server
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Mac OS 10.5 or higher
Linux* using EXT3

*Linux support currently in Beta
  • OS Independent - A state of the art 64bit RISC processor
  • Background Initialization support
  • Simultaneous online RAID expansion RAID level and/or stripe size migration
  • Multiple Array support
  • Non volatile RAM for RAID settings and logs

Form Factor

Dimensions 10.3" x 7.3" x 5.9" 18.5" x 15.5" x 11.5"
Weight 5.8 lbs. lbs 21.75 lbs
Form Factor 3.5"

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No No

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols File Server: SMB, AFP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
Others: Apple Bonjour, BitTorrent, NTP, DHCP, Apipa
Processor Intel Atom D510 1.66GHz (Dual Core)
Memory RAM: 1GB DDR II
Flash: 512MB
RAID RAID 0, 1
LEDs Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD
Power AC Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz, Energy Star V Rated
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C
Humidity 0-95% RH (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 / Linux 2.6 Windows
Management Internet Explorer v6 or other Java-enabled Browsers
5 Different Hard Drive Configurations
Scandisk
E-mail Alerts
Drive Quotas
Power Management

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