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Rated 4 out of 5 by Milez from Works great, love the flexibility Love having a Drobo on the network, although speed dgobo a bit dorbo. I am not sure why the drobo is so picky on drives. Unit is very sluggish and slow in the drobo admin console though. Transfer speeds over mbit line is what it is, but there is a hesitation every time I connect to a drive.

BeyondRAID technology offers several improvements over traditional RAID-based storage systems, including the flexibility to replace failed disks and increase capacity all without costly downtime.

Rated 1 out of 5 by Junior from bad unit? Rated 5 out of uder by Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product.

I also saved my collection of music and important files on there. Protection from up to Two Drive Failures Enable the dual-drive redundancy option to protect your data from failure of up to two hard drives. This is what makes adding a drive to yuide Drobo so simple. Drobo Drobo FS reviews. Switch back to single-drive redundancy at any time. The only problem I had with it was the Power Supply.

You’ll feel safer knowing that if disks do fail, Drobo automatically enters a state ghide self-healing wherein it relays out your data across the remaining healthy disks and sectors. With most machines running Lion and Mountain Lion, out gkide Box setting up Drobo FS was nightmare but thanks to help from customer service from Drobo, after firmware update on Drobo FS and after download of the latest Dashboard interface applicationit has been working pretty good.


Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. I use Bonjour mounter 3. Specifying a larger amount of storage than is physically available allows you to grow into the volume without having to reformat or migrate your data in order to add capacity.

Pretty happy with it, Drob will not be updating my mac mini to This expedites rebuild times and dorbo your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure. Running out of space? Had a few problems copying files over, not allowing certain files not sufficient permissions but the next day no problems for the same files, seemed a bit random. It has a Gigabit Ethernet Gulde. You can assign different shares and grant permissions so I can share all my media with others on the network, but not give them access to my personal files.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive BeyondRAID automatically also reclaims space as you delete files.

Virtualization is what enables BeyondRAID to effortlessly change the data arrangement on the drives, for example, changing data stored as a mirror into data stored as parity stripe, without interrupting the use access to data.

Welcome to the Online User Guide for the Drobo FS/Pro FS/Bfs

BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability. To add more space, simply insert a new hard drive or replace your smallest drive with a larger one, even when all drive bays are full.

Redundant Safety Drobo can ensure your data is safe even if a hard disk fails. This preemptive “scrubbing” helps ensure your data is being written only to the healthy areas of your drives. The Drobo will allow you to mix drive capacities and hot swap at any time for a larger drive without having to reconfigure for it.

It’s very easy to setup. I’m using OSX 7. No Longer Available Update Location close. Proportional Rebuild Times The time it takes Drobo to rebuild data after a drive failure or removal is proportional to the amount of data stored in the pool – meaning the less capacity that is used, even on a 4TB disk, the shorter your rebuild times will be.


There are no complex configuration screens, DIP switches, confounding choices, web consoles or other complications that prevent so many other storage devices from working out of the box. This allows for continuous expansion as disk capacities grow.

Used as primary storage for my photography and video business and home use too. Drive Reordering One long-standing requirement inherent in traditional RAID-based systems was that if for some reason you needed to remove the drives, you’d have to replace the drives in the exact same order. I tried to buy a new PS over the counter. Could do with another one as I have all the drive bays full!

Since Drobo is a block level system, it easily adapts to almost any environment. Otherwise it works great for what I need for home use some what a bit guife communication to device. Unlike moving between traditional Fd levels, there’s no need to reformat or migrate data off of the Drobo FS – potentially saving you hours or days of downtime.

Drobo Drobo FS accessories. To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full.

Drobo FS Manuals

Having learned that usre, I keep a spare power supply handy. However it was very hard to find one that matched the output of the original. The new drive just provides additional places to store data. Overall it works really well with Bonjour Mounter, full rip dvd’s stream with no lag or jitter.

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