Compare CRU-DataPort RAX840-XJ Redundant 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU) 19"Rack-4U for 8x SATA Drive; TrayFree; 2x Multilane SFF8088; JBOD; Dual PSU AND Drobo Drobo Business B810n DR-B810N-5A31 8-Bay NAS BeyondRAID Enclosure for SATA HD


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40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU)
SBRcr-RAX840-XJ-P2
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£1,651.80 ex.VAT
£1,982.16 inc.VAT
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DR-B810N-5A31
IB-DRB810N
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£1,119.00 ex.VAT
£1,342.80 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
SBRcr-RAX840-XJ-P2
IB-DRB810N
Brand
CRU-DataPort
Drobo
Series
RAX840-XJ Redundant
Drobo Business B810n
Model
40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU)
DR-B810N-5A31
Type
19"Rack-4U for 8x SATA Drive; TrayFree; 2x Multilane SFF8088; JBOD; Dual PSU
8-Bay NAS BeyondRAID Enclosure for SATA HD
Type (alternate)
FC
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
29/10/2012
21/10/2015

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
31x36x13.9cm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Guarantee
3yr
2yr
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
8
8
RAID
5:6:
RAID Levels
Drobo BeyondRAID
Rack size
4
3
Number of bays
8
OS Support - Windows
Windows 10, 8, 7, Server 2012
OS Support - Mac/OSX
Mac OS X 10.8 and higher
OS Support - Linux
Linux

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
0X SFF-8088 (External)
8X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X LAN
8X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
Internal Ports (#1)
8
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Weight (kg)
30kg
12kg
Weight (bare)
20kg
Reviews
CRU-DataPort RAX840-XJ Redundant

40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU)


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Price ex.VAT:£1,651.80
Price inc.VAT:£1,982.16





General Performance

The 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU) unlike the DR-B810N-5A31 is made by CRU-DataPort. There always other brands out there like CRU-DataPort which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it.

About Connections


About Usage

As there are no LAN ports, you probably know this is DAS (directly attached storage) box. Sometimes more than anything we need speed! If you have chosen right drives for your 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU) box, you can expect the best performance whilst you are editing your videos or working with graphics. Only disadvantage with DAS boxes, is data sharing capabilities, compared with NAS functionality.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,651.80.
Drobo Drobo Business B810n

DR-B810N-5A31


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Price ex.VAT:£1,119.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,342.80





General Performance

The DR-B810N-5A31 unlike the 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU) is made by Drobo. There always other brands out there like Drobo which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it.

About Connections

There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. Sometimes when your business grows, you might consider getting a box with expansion capabilities. With this box you have all opportunities to do so. You might want to contact one of our tech guys to find out more.

About Usage

With 8 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. You may install Plex Media Server on this box. Plex lets you easily create a feature rich and practical home media playback system. Some boxes offer real time transcoding functionality. That let you stream your media hustle free, based on your device speed or screen size. Please contact us to find transcoding compatibility list.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU) has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your two years of no worries manufacturer cover. This Drobo is £532.80 cheaper than the most expensive unit 40455-1130-0000 (US) / 40456-1130-0000 (UK) / 40457-1130-0000 (EU).


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