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Medea Ships New SCSI RAIDsVideoRaid RTR, RTRX feature Ultra160 interface
According to Medea, VideoRaid RTR and VideoRaid RTRX are the first disk arrays to combine support for real-time, multi-stream and HDTV video applications with full RAID protection. The RTR disk arrays feature Ultra160 SCSI interfaces that sustain a data transfer rate of up to 130 MB per second. The dual-channel, rack mountable models sustain more than 200 MB per second for 10-bit, 1080i HD capture and playback.
The VideoRaid RTRs are available in 160 GB to 600 GB configurations, scalable to multi-terabyte configurations, according to Medea. They support multi-stream technology for playback of up to three uncompressed video streams. The drives are hot-swappable, and the power supplies and controllers are removable.
The five-drive VideoRaid RTR is available in 160 GB, 240 GB and 300 GB capacities with list prices starting at $3,999. VideoRaid RTRX is available in five- and 10-drive configurations with capacities of 160 GB, 240 GB, 300 GB, 320 GB, 480 GB and 600 GB. List prices on VideoRaid RTRX start at $4,599. VideoRaid RTR and VideoRaid RTRX are available now for Macintosh, SGI Irix, WIndows and other systems. For more information, visit http://www.medea.com.
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