The 2TB Taurus Mini Super-S3 LCM External Enclosure from Akitio has two 1TB hard drives used to store files, videos, music and more. The two drives can be configured with the hardware RAID controller to RAID 0 for best performance, up to 180 MB/s read, or RAID 1 for redundancy to preserve your data if one drive does fail. All drive information is obtained using S.M.A.R.T and is displayed on the LCD display located in front of the enclosure. Information provided about the drives includes temperature, serial number, storage capacity, and drive failure.
The Taurus Mini Super-S3 LCM offers data transfer speeds with up to 5 Gb/s transfer rate via USB 3.0 connection, 3 Gb/s via eSATA connection, 800 Mb/s via FireWire 800 and 480 Mb/s via USB 2.0. The 2.5" SATA drives can be replaced easily with removable trays and the drives are kept cool via extra large heat sinks. The drive is Windows and Mac compatible and has a 2TB volume option for systems that do not support large volumes. Included with the enclosure are an eSATA cable, USB 3.0, FireWire cable and power adapter.
Akitio 2TB (2 x 1TB) Taurus Mini Super-S3 LCM External Enclosure