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 Droboâs fully automated BeyondRAID™ functionality provides the simplicity. Not only is the 5D3 fast, but itâs 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 todayâs 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.
Connectivity2 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 ExpansionUp to five (5) 3.5â³ 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 recommendationsExpandable by adding drives or hot-swapping drives with larger ones.
BeyondRAID FeaturesThin ProvisioningInstant ExpansionMixed Drive Size UtilisationAutomatic Protection LevelsSingle â or Dual-Disk RedundancyVirtual Hot SpareData AwareDrive Re-ordering
ManagementDrive bay indicator lights, capacity gauge, status lightsDrobo Dashboard version 3.1.1 or later
Operating System SupportApple® Macintosh® macOS 10.12 and higherMicrosoft® Windows® 10Microsoft® Windows® 8
File System OptionsApple® macOS: HFS+Microsoft® Windows: NTFS
Hardware FeaturesCarrier-less Drive BaysPower Fail Protection with Internal BatteryMetal Chassis and CoverKensington Lock Port for Security (lock not included)
Additional Software FeaturesHot Data CachingMaximum System Capacity: 64TBDrive Spin DownDim LightsmacOS Time Machine Support
WarrantyTwo (2) year warranty
Size and WeightDesktop Form FactorWidth: 150.3 mmHeight: 185.4 mmDepth: 262.3 mmWeight: 3.9 kg without hard drives, power supply, or packagingPower and CoolingExternal Power Supply:AC Input â 100-240VAC~2A, 50-60HzDC Output â 12V, 10A, 120W maxFixed, 120mm variable speed cooling fan15W of power to slow charge a Thunderbolt 3 Laptop
Box ContentsDrobo 5D31 m Thunderbolt 3 cable1.8 m power cord with power supplyQuick Start Card