RTX430-3QR
Robust four-bay RAID Tower with USB 3.0

OVERVIEW

The RTX®430-3QR is a RAID direct-attached storage device that offers up to 200 MB/s performance, and contains TrayFree™ bays, quiet fans, all of the popular connection types, and a durable handle for portability. With 4TB hard drives, the RTX430-3QR can store up to 16 terabytes in a small footprint. 

TrayFree bays make adding or swapping drives effortless. It's as easy as opening the door, sliding the drive in, and closing the door. No screws, no trays. It just works.

The state-of-the-art hardware RAID controller built into RTX430-3QR offers RAID 0, 1, 10, and the speedy RAID 5 – a very fast setup that enables data safety and continues to function in the event of a single hard drive failure. If a hard drive should fail you can keep using the unit with no data loss. To continue protecting your data, simply replace the drive to initiate an automatic rebuild process.

If you're going to carry the RTX430-3QR wherever you go, rest assured it will connect to most computers. With four different connection options (USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire, and eSATA), you'll be ready for whatever you encounter and will be able to transfer data at speeds up to 200+ MB/s (depending on drives and connection type).
Its low power consumption and quiet fans make for unobtrusive desktop storage.

For extra protection during transit or shipment, a dustproof, waterproof Pelican® 1560 case is available for your RTX430-3QR.  Its custom foam is designed to hold one RTX430-3QR along with a full complement of hard drives in individual slots. A retractable handle and wheels make it easy to travel with, and its small size allows it to be accepted as carry-on luggage by most airlines. 

Additional features:

  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Free tech support by phone or email

Anyone who needs a robust RAID tower enclosure for 3.5-inch hard drives will find the RTX430-3QR a reliable device. Find a reseller near you or buy online.

Specs at a glance Full Product Specs >

Drive Types Supported
  • SATA 3.5" drives
Insertion Rating up to 50,000 drive insertions
Dimensions 10.75" x 6.89" x 7.68" (273mm x 175mm x 195mm)

Part Numbers

RTX430-3QR

RAID enclosure with 4 TrayFree bays; USB3/eSATA/FW800

0TB (accepts SATA drives); US plug
part #: 35460-3130-0100
$799
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0TB (accepts SATA drives); UK plug
part #: 35461-3130-0100
$799
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0TB (accepts SATA drives); EU plug
part #: 35462-3130-0100
$799
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0TB (accepts SATA drives); AU plug
part #: 35463-3130-0100
$799
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8TB (4 x 2TB drives); RAID 5 NTFS format; US plug
part #: 35460-3136-2400
$1199
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8TB (4 x 2TB drives); RAID 5 HFS+ format; US plug
part #: 35460-3136-3400
$1199
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8TB (4 x 2TB drives); RAID 5 NTFS format; EU plug
part #: 35462-3136-2400
$1199
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16TB (4 x 4TB drives); RAID 5 NTFS format; US plug
part #: 35460-3138-2400
$1399
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16TB (4 x 4TB drives); RAID 5 HFS+ format; US plug
part #: 35460-3138-3400
$1399
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RTX430-3QR with Carrying Case

Field Kit I-1; Pelican case w/custom foam; includes 1 RTX430-3QR unit; slots for four hard drives (not included)

US plug
part #: 31310-0000-0041
$899
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EU plug
part #: 31312-0000-0041
$899
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Accessories

RTX430 Carrying Case, empty

Field Kit I-0; Pelican 1560 case & custom foam with slots for 1 RTX430-3QR & 4 HDDs

Empty
part #: 31310-0000-0040
$199
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DriveBox

Durable anti-static storage case for 3.5in hard drives

Single
part #: 3851-0000-09
$7.99
Ships in: 1-2 Days

10-pack
part #: 3851-0000-11
$59
Ships in: 1-2 Days

500-pack; individually wrapped; with standard logo
part #: 30030-0030-0013
$2250
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2TB SATA drive in a DriveBox carrying case, formatted NTFS (for Windows)
part #: 30030-0036-2010
$108
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2TB SATA drive in a DriveBox carrying case, formatted HFS+ (for Mac)
part #: 30030-0036-3010
$108
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4TB SATA drive in a DriveBox carrying case, formatted NTFS (for Windows)
part #: 30030-0038-2010
$158
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4TB SATA drive in a DriveBox carrying case, formatted HFS+ (for Mac)
part #: 30030-0038-3010
$158
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Specifications

Product name RTX430-3QR
Host (I/O) Ports (1) pair of FireWire 800: up to 800 Mbps
(1) USB 3.0: up to 5 Gbps
(1) eSATA: up to 3 Gbps
Drive Types Supported
  • SATA 3.5" drives
Bay Type TrayFree
Insertion Rating up to 50,000 drive insertions
Number of bays 4
Supports S.M.A.R.T. disk info Yes
RAID Yes
RAID Info RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Number of LEDs 11
Description of LEDs System power, system status, and RAID status
LEDs on each bay Power and drive access for each bay
Audible alarm Yes
LCD Screen Two-line backlit LCD controlled with four soft-touch menu navigation buttons
LCD Info 2 lines x 16 characters width
LCD Backlight Yes
Navigation menu LCD/button driven menu system
Operating system compatibility Windows XP or later
Windows Server 2003 or later
Mac OS X
Linux distributions that support the desired connection
Handle Yes
Fan(s) Dual 6cm temperature-activated quiet magnetic levitation fans
Construction material(s) Metal chassis, ABS handle and bay doors
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
Dimensions 10.75" x 6.89" x 7.68" (273mm x 175mm x 195mm)
Weight 9.10 lbs. (4.13 kg)
Populated Weight 15.10 lbs. (6.85 kg)
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS, C-Tick
Warranty CRU provides a 3-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment in CRU products is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit cru-inc.com/support or call us at 1-800-260-9800 or +1-360-816-1800.

Product Images

Documentation

Configurator-3.1.0.8-2.dmg.zip
Jun 9, 2011 - 1.72 MB
CRU Configurator v3.1
(for Intel Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6)
Configurator-3.5.0.6.exe.zip
Mar 27, 2013 - 13.65 MB
CRU Configurator 3.5.0.6
(for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows)
A9-430-0001 Rev 1.0 RTX430-3QR User Manual.pdf
Aug 20, 2013 - 1.77 MB
User Manual for RTX430-3QR
A9-430-0001-1_Rev1.0.pdf
Dec 3, 2013 - 545.06 KB
Quick Start Guide for RTX430-3QR
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Mac.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 9.12 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.1.4 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Mac_Configurator_manual_2.1.pdf
Feb 27, 2015 - 810.25 KB
User manual for the Mac OS version of Configurator v4
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Windows_64-bit.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 12.81 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.1.4 for 64-bit Windows
Win_Configurator_manual_2.1.pdf
Feb 27, 2015 - 750.99 KB
User manual for the Windows version of Configurator v4
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Windows_32-bit.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 11.37 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.1.4 for 32-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Windows_32-bit.zip
May 8, 2015 - 11.74 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.2.1 for 32-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Windows_64-bit.zip
May 8, 2015 - 13.23 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.2.1 for 64-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Mac.dmg
May 8, 2015 - 9.56 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.2.1 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later

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