Drobo 5N2 Gold Edition DRDSD5A21-G6TB 5-Bay 6TB NAS Array


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Capacity: 6TB

Interface Types: SATA, SATA 1.8in Mini-SATA / MSATA, Ethernet RJ45

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Encryption/SED Supported

Electrical Interface: Ethernet Gigabit - 1Gbps

Bays/Ports/Slots: 5

Wattage/VA: 8W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Drobo 5N2 Gold Edition DRDS5A21-G6TB 5-Bay 6TB Gigabit Ethernet NAS Storage Array w/ 128G mSATA & 5 Yr Drobo Care - Brand New

Drobo 5N2 Gold Edition DRDS5A21-G6TB 5-Bay 6TB (3 x 2TB Serial ATA) Gigabit Ethernet NAS / Network Attached Storage Array with 128G mSATA / Mini-SATA / Mini Serial ATA & 5 Year Drobo Care - Brand New

Includes: 3 x 2TB SATA drives.

Includes: 128G mSATA and 5 Year Drobo Care

The Drobo 5N2 Gold and Platinum Editions are ideal for homes and small businesses. They are built with Drobo 5N2's unparalleled user experience for data sharing, secure backup, remote access and data recovery solutions.

The 5N2 Gold Edition
The Gold Edition adds performance with an included 128GB mSATA SSD card and peace of mind with 5 years of DroboCare warranty. The 5N2 special editions are an enhanced Network Attached NAS solution for data sharing, secure backup, remote access and disaster recovery solutions. Drobo 5N2 special editions are designed to optimize and simplify workflow in connected homes and small office environments using Drobo's simple, safe and smart BeyondRAID technology. Using the solution as a central backup in a connected home, multiple computers can speedily access the rich media files. Small office environments can utilize secure file sharing and Drobo's Disaster Recovery (DR) feature to automatically backup the data to an offsite 5N2. To extend the functionality of the Drobo, 5N2 special editions are compatible with the myDrobo App Platform, allowing for remote access to data, media streaming and cloud backup.

Data Protection and Expandability Made Simple
Built on award-winning BeyondRAID technology with single- or dual-drive redundancy, Drobo 5N2 special editions protect your data without any user interaction, even in the event of multiple drive failures. In addition, Drobo's simplicity provides a quick, seamless setup and software configuration is not required to access storage on your network. Drives can be added or hot-swapped and updated in real time for storage expansion with zero downtime. Just add a drive in an empty bay or remove a smaller drive and replace it with a larger one, when needed.

High-Speed Connectivity
The Drobo 5N2 special editions are equipped with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports for network connectivity and makes sharing your data easy by connecting directly to the network. The two ports provide bonding support, also known as Adaptive Link Bonding, for link failover and aggregation without Ethernet switch support. This increases performance and compensates for network connection problems.

Capacity AND Performance
Usually reserved for larger enterprise-class storage solutions, the Drobo 5N2 special editions give you the option to implement Hot Data Caching through the Drobo Accelerator Bay (128GB mSATA SSD card included). This feature intelligently uses high-performance flash to accelerate performance, allowing the fastest possible access to your data.

The myDrobo Platform
The myDrobo platform extends the functionality of Drobo NAS devices by providing a secure and fully end-to-end encrypted path to selected Drobo Apps. The iOS and Android app, DroboAccess, allows Drobo NAS owners to access their data anywhere, anytime through a secure and encrypted network. This allows Drobo consumers and SMBs to quickly and easily setup their own private cloud storage solution with the ability to view documents from a web browser or from the DroboAccess mobile app. DroboPix app allows owners to easily and automatically upload their photos and videos from their Android or iOS device to a network Drobo. The files are automatically uploaded over Wi-Fi and are securely backed up and protected on a Drobo

Power Protecting Your Critical Data
Drobo doesn't just protect you from a drive failure, but also from potential data loss after a power outage. Drobo 5N2 special editions include a battery that protects all data in memory or cache, that is, data on its way to the drives. When power spontaneously goes away, the battery keeps the Drobo alive long enough for the data to be written to non-volatile storage.

Drobo Disaster Recovery
With Drobo DR you can set up a pair of 5N2s special editions to automatically make an offsite copy of your data. Simple to set up and manage, the reliable DroboDR seamlessly replicates your data to another 5N2 special edition ensuring data availability in case of disaster. Even better, the remote 5N2 special edition stores all user account information so recovery is painless.

Designed for You
Drobo devices have always been space efficient and the Drobo 5N2 special editions are no exception. It was designed from the ground up to provide very high capacity without taking up a lot of your valuable desk space. It is compact because of Drobo's unique carrier less drive-bay design, allowing drives to be installed very close to each other.

Key Features

  • Storage Type: NAS Enclosure
  • Number of Drive Bays: 5 Drive Bays

What's in the box:

  • Drobo 5N2 Gold Edition 3.5" 5-Bay Desktop NAS Array with 128GB mSATA Card
  • 2x 6' Ethernet Cable
  • 6' Power Cord with Power Supply
  • Quick Start Card
  • Drobo 2 Year Warranty
  • Drobo 5 Year DroboCare Warranty

Drobo 5N2 Gold Edition
Model Number DRDS5A21-G6TB
Main Features
  • Gold Edition
  • 128 GB mSATA SSD Card for Accelerator Bay
  • NAS server
  • 5 bays
  • 6 TB
  • SATA 6Gb/s
  • HDD 2 TB x 3
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • With 5 years DroboCare
  • Gold Edition
  • 5N2
  • 128 GB mSATA SSD Card for Accelerator Bay
Bay Provided
  • Free Qty: 2
  • Total Qty: 5
Chassis Built-in Devices
  • LED Panel
Cable Connectivity Lentth
  • 6 ft
Cable Connectivity Type
  • Network Cable
Cables Included
  • 2
Installed Devices Modules Qty
  • 3
Supported Devices Modules Qty
  • 5
  • 10.3 in
  • 7.3 in
  • 8.6 lbs
  • 5.9 in
Humidity Range Operating
  • 5 - 80%
Max Operating Temperature
  • 95 °F
Min Operating Temperature
  • 50 °F
Sound Emission
  • 30.4 dB
Form Factor
  • 3.5 in / 8.9 cm
  • Yes
  • mSATA
Hard Drives Installed
  • 3
Connector Type
  • RJ-45
Interface (Storage)
  • 2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T
  • Black
  • Automatic fan speed control
  • Backup battery
  • BeyondRAID technology
  • Built-in cooling fan
  • Carrier-less drive bays
  • Power fail protection
  • Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Security Slot Type
  • Kensington security slot
Data Link Protocol
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
Networking Features
  • Adaptive Link Bonding
  • Apple Time Machine compatible
  • Disaster Recovery technology
  • Failover protection
  • Jumbo Frames support (up to 9000 bytes)
  • Remote data access and sharing
  • Secure backup
Host Connectivity (for SD)
  • Gigabit Ethernet
Network Service Compatibility
  • Apple File Protocol (AFP)
  • Microsoft CIFS
  • Server Message Block (SMB)
Network Transport Protoco0l
  • SMB
  • 50/60 Hz
  • Nominal
    • AC 120/230 V
  • Provided
    • 12 V
Output Current
  • 7A
Power Provided
  • 84 Watt
Power Device Type
  • External Power Adapter
Service & Support Bundle Services
  • 5 Years DroboCare
Software Type
  • Drivers & Utilities
  • Drobo Dashboard
  • DroboApps
Max Supported Storage Capacity
  • 50 TB
Network Storage Type
  • NAS Server
Total Storage Capacity
  • 6 TB
Volume Storage Capacity
  • 64 TB
Dtorage Interface Type
  • Serial ATA-600 / SATA III
Hard Drive Storage Capacity
  • 2 TB
Min Operating System
  • Apple MacOS X 10.10 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10

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Weight: 10 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

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