Drobo 5D3 Gold Edition with 128G mSATA, 5-Year DroboCare


Available on backorder

$1,899.00 inc GST

Available on backorder

Lightning Fast Storage For Media Professionals, Content Creators, and Small Businesses

The Drobo 5D3 is the 3rd generation 5 Bay direct-attached storage (DAS), reimagined for media professionals, content creators, and small businesses. Lightning fast Thunderbolt™ 3* technology delivers the speed, while Drobo’s fully automated BeyondRAID™ functionality provides the simplicity. Not only is the 5D3 fast, but it’s easy to use, expandable, flexible and protected. You can safely edit, store and view photos and videos in your 4K/5K workflow, as well as backup your personal and business data.

*Thunderbolt™ 3 on 5D3 is a Mac only interface, USB-C can be used on both Windows & Mac

Drobo Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Performance

If you need to edit high-definition videos, store a large photo library, or simply backup terabytes of data, the Drobo direct attached products deliver the perfect combination of speed, simplicity, expansion, and protection. Drobo products are designed from the ground up to meet the data storage needs of today’s media creators and demanding professionals. Products include cutting-edge USB Type C and or Thunderbolt™ 3 interfaces which connect directly to your computer to provide faster access speeds.



  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports; second port for daisy chaining Thunderbolt devices, including 5K and dual 4K displays (Mac OS X only)
  • 1 x USB 3.0, Type C port
  • Drives and Expansion

  • Up to five (5) 3.5″ SATA II/III hard disk drives or solid state drives (sold separately).
  • Drobo Accelerator Bay for increased performance with one (1) mSATA solid state drive (card sold separately).
  • Drives of any manufacturer, capacity, spindle speed, and/or cache can be used. No carriers or tools required. Talk to us about drive recommendations
  • Expandable by adding drives or hot-swapping drives with larger ones.
  • BeyondRAID Features

  • Thin Provisioning
  • Instant Expansion
  • Mixed Drive Size Utilisation
  • Automatic Protection Levels
  • Single – or Dual-Disk Redundancy
  • Virtual Hot Spare
  • Data Aware
  • Drive Re-ordering
  • Management

  • Drive bay indicator lights, capacity gauge, status lights
  • Drobo Dashboard version 3.1.1 or later
  • Operating System Support

  • Apple® Macintosh® macOS 10.12 and higher
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • File System Options

  • Apple® macOS: HFS+
  • Microsoft® Windows: NTFS
  • Hardware Features

  • Carrier-less Drive Bays
  • Power Fail Protection with Internal Battery
  • Metal Chassis and Cover
  • Kensington Lock Port for Security (lock not included)
  • Additional Software Features

  • Hot Data Caching
  • Maximum System Capacity: 64TB
  • Drive Spin Down
  • Dim Lights
  • macOS Time Machine Support
  • Warranty

  • Two (2) year warranty
  • Size and Weight

  • Desktop Form Factor
  • Width: 150.3 mm
  • Height: 185.4 mm
  • Depth: 262.3 mm
  • Weight: 3.9 kg without hard drives, power supply, or packaging

  • Power and Cooling

  • External Power Supply:
  • AC Input – 100-240VAC~2A, 50-60Hz
  • DC Output – 12V, 10A, 120W max
  • Fixed, 120mm variable speed cooling fan
  • 15W of power to slow charge a Thunderbolt 3 Laptop
  • Box Contents

  • Drobo 5D3
  • 1 m Thunderbolt 3 cable
  • 1.8 m power cord with power supply
  • Quick Start Card
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