• Robust data storage in a portable RAID tower
    • DataPort® 10 carriers protect your hard drives and data
    • Rugged metal construction
    • Intuitive controls and LCD
    • Multiple connection types
The RTX221-3QR is a rugged and reliable desktop storage enclosure for data security and backup. This RTX can be configured to create two copies of data simultaneously, and is popular among photographers and videographers. It houses DP10 carriers, adding USB connectivity to the popular DP10 removable drive.

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Technical Specs

Product name RTX221-3QR
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 2.5" drives
  • SATA 3.5" drives
  • SATA SSD (solid state drives)
Bay Type DP10
Insertion Rating up to 30,000 carrier insertions
Number of bays 2
Lockable Bays Yes
Supports S.M.A.R.T. disk info Yes
RAID Info RAID 0 (stripe), 1 (mirror)
Number of LEDs 7
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 7, 8.1, 10
Mac OS X
Linux distributions that support the desired connection
Handle Yes
Fan(s) 6cm magnetic levitation fan
Construction material(s) Metal chassis and bay doors, ABS handle
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
Dimensions 10.94" x 6.85" x 6.30" (278mm x 174mm x 160mm)
Weight 15.00 lbs. (6.80 kg)
Populated Weight 17.00 lbs. (7.71 kg)
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS, RCM
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.
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Product Description

Built to store and secure your company\’s important data, RTX221-3QR is a convenient backup system for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that care about their sensitive data. It provides RAID 0 or RAID 1 data backup in a portable, two drive tower.

RTX221-3QR is made from durable metal to protect your drives and data. It\’s easy to swap or replace drives; expanding your data storage or making new backups is easy.

Monitor and configure your drives with an intuitive LCD and soft-touch navigation. Access SMART data (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) directly on the LCD menu to track drive temperatures. Companion software (Win/Mac compatible) allows you to configure at what temperature the warning LEDs turn on and/or the alarm sounds.

RTX221-3QR has several connection options, including USB 3.0/2.0, Firewire 800, and eSATA. All cables are included.

Sturdy DataPort 10 drive carriers make replacing, swapping, or removing hard drives a breeze, and protect your data even if your drive is lost or stolen. The carriers are tested and verified for over 30,000 insertions.

Additional details:
  • Data storage up to 8TB (RAID 0) or 4TB (RAID 1) with two 3.5" 4TB SATA drives
  • 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 RTX221-3QR a reliable device. Find a reseller (link to reseller page) near you or buy online.

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