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Newer boosts capacity of Guardian MAXimus RAID line to 2TB

updated 04:50 pm EST, Tue February 26, 2013

New 2TB RAID model available

Accessory and storage solution manufacturer Newer Technology announced that is has added a 2TB, 7200RPM model to its line of Guardian MAXimus mini portable solutions. Featuring dual 2.5-inch 1TB SATA hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSDs, the bus-powered Guardian MAXimus mini is now available in six models that are test-certified for video capture and playback without dropping frames through its eSATA and FireWire 800 interfaces.

With a "quad interface" of FireWire 800/400, USB 3.0, & eSATA connections and set either in a hardware RAID-1 redundancy or RAID-0 speed mode, the Guardian MAXimus mini offers Mac and PC users data transfer speeds up to 300MB per second.

The new 2TB model with a pair of 1TB drives Guardian MAXimus mini is now available at OWC for $298. All connection cables and a drive utility software bundle are included with the device.

by MacNN Staff



  1. elroth

    Junior Member

    Joined: 07-05-06


    It has USB 2, not USB 3.

  1. Mike Wuerthele

    Managing Editor

    Joined: 07-19-12

    No back. We have been told that the new version is USB 3.0.

  1. a.c.

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: 07-08-13

    Actually, the Newer Technology Guardian Maximus Mini has USB 2.0. The Newer Technology Guardian Maximus has USB 3.0. Check Newer's website.

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