updated 07:05 pm EDT, Fri September 12, 2008
Quadra to ship late 08
CalDigit has announced a new line of RAID storage options entitled Quadra. The Quadra RAID offers two 3.5" swappable drive mounts, which allows for quick replacement and changing of drives. The Quadra features an intergace that supports USB 2.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 and eSATA, this allows drives to perform at up to 200MB per second. The Quadra RAID offers support for four different modes RAID 0, 1, JBOD and concatenated which can be set via a Graphic User Interface or with switch on the RAID itself. The casing also sports a orange backlit LCD screen that indicates RAID capacity, RAID information as well as an environmental monitor.
The Quadra RAID offers several different capacity options ranging from 500GB to 2TB and prices starting at $400. The Quadra RAID is expected to be available soon and is expected to ship in late 2008.