CalDigit Ships VR2 Next-Gen VideoRAID
Posted Jan 12, 2012

CalDigit is now shipping their next generation video RAID, the CalDigit VR2 with added USB 3.0 support. The CalDigit VR2 is the most complete two drive RAID system on the market today. It offers unmatched performance, impressive connectivity and superior quality all in a sleek and easily upgradeable enclosure that is both portable and functional.

The CalDigit VR2 features true hardware RAID, which provides an independent CPU and dedicated cache memory to manage the RAID volume. The quadruple interface supports USB 3.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and eSATA, making the CalDigit VR2 extremely versatile.

The CalDigit VR2 can reach speeds up to 250MB/s in RAID 0, and over 160MB/s with RAID 1 protection. RAID 1 provides the ultimate in protection and backup for valuable data, by mirroring data on both drives. If a drive fails all data can be restored.

Made from quality components the CalDigit VR2 is designed to last, and comes with CalDigit's industry leading warranty and knowledgeable tech support. An advanced environmental monitor provides detailed information about temperature, fan RPM and hard drive health, so you are always in the know. The sleek and sexy design is as functional as it is good looking. A front side power button makes powering the unit on and off a breeze, and the all aluminum enclosure provides additional heat dissipation.

The energy saving, ambient temperature controlled smart fan, runs extremely quiet ensuring proper airflow and advance cooling without compromise. In-fact the fan doesn’t even run unless the CalDigit VR2 needs additional cooling. The CalDigit VR2 comes with advanced software that provides easy management, monitoring, diagnostic reports, email notifications, and firmware update capabilities. This provides users with interactive assurance.

The easy to read orange back lit LCD provides valuable data and added confidence that's just a glance away. It also includes a fun nickname feature that allows users to customize their LCD with a nickname. Additionally LED status lights provide a visual representation of the CalDigit VR2's operation. As if that's not enough an audible alert can also be set. The CalDigit VR2 includes a security lock as well as locking drive modules. For sensitive data, the CalDigit VR2's software provides password protection against unauthorized changes.

For more information about the CalDigit VR2 visit http://www.caldigit.com/vr2 or check out the CalDigit VR2 video on YouTube http://youtu.be/TJ7aM95n4eA.


Price & Availability
The CalDigit VR2 is available now through CalDigit Certified Dealers worldwide and on the CalDigit online store. The VR2 starts at only $299 for 1TB, and is available in capacities up to 6TB, with an 8TB version coming soon.

About CalDigit

CalDigit has specialized in creating storage solutions for creative professionals for over ten years. CalDigit was the first to provide external PCIe storage as well as the first to bring USB 3.0 to the Mac. CalDigit products are designed to provide users with reliability, performance, style and flexibility. CalDigit is a single vendor support company; we design, build, and assemble all of our products. This results in the ability to provide users with unparalleled support and service. Corporate headquarters are located in Orange County, California, with local branches in Asia and Europe. http://www.caldigit.com