CalDigit has launched its new VR Mini 2 a portable RAID array designed with content creators, like ourselves, in mind. The 2-drive array supports RAID 0 performance, RAID 1 mirroring, as you can use the drives separately in JBOD. For the interface, the VR Mini 2 has USB 3.0 and legacy Firewire 800.
The VR Mini has 2TB of storage and can be pre-ordered now for $449
CalDigit VR Mini 2
Placentia, California, September 16th 2014 – Today CalDigit, the company of choice for the content creation industry, announces that the VR mini 2 portable RAID storage solution for creative professionals will be shipping on September 29th 2014, and is available for pre-order now. The VR mini 2 is the successor to the original VR mini from CalDigit that brought RAID protection to location based workflows. The VR mini 2 now features the added benefit of USB 3.0 connectivity.
PORTABLE RAID STORAGE ON THE GO.
The VR mini 2 allows users the flexibility of utilizing RAID protection wherever they are. The original VR mini was used by film crews and photographers around the world in locations where a portable RAID device was needed to keep secure file back-ups.
“The robust small form factor design of the VR mini 2 makes it an ideal solution for use on location, where it is of upmost importance to have dual back-ups of important files.”, said Kosta Panagos, Director of Marketing at CalDigit.
The VR mini 2 supports RAID 0, 1 & JBOD. RAID 0 gives users the best possible performance. RAID 1 gives users two automatic back-ups of their data, and JBOD allows for two independent disks.
Featuring USB 3.0, and dual Firewire 800 interfaces, the VR mini 2 gives users flexible connectivity options. The two removable drive modules on the back of the VR mini 2 allow users to upgrade and expand their storage. Compatible with both Mac and PC, the VR mini 2 is available in capacities of 2TB.
Built from 100% recyclable aluminum, the VR mini 2 is a robust device from fit to finish. Featuring a front facing LCD screen that allows users to monitor and configure the device without the need of any software, the VR mini 2 spares no expense when it comes to quality.
Price and Availability
The CalDigit VR mini 2 is available to pre-order from the CalDigit Online Stores now. Pricing for the 2TB VR mini 2 starts at $449 MSRP in the US, £334.80 (inc. VAT) in the UK, and €418.80 (inc. VAT) in Europe.
About CalDigit (www.caldigit.com)
California, the forefront of digital content creation, and pioneering computer technology is the inspiration for the development of CalDigit. For over ten years CalDigit has been dedicated to making external storage devices for the content creation industry. All products are built from the ground up with professional users in mind, and are constructed with only the best possible materials.