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I have been working with Drobo tech support for over 5 weeks now and there is no resolution in sight. Drobo Drobo FS overview.

A Drobo as Unique as you Are Select from a wide selection of free DroboApps designed to give you the freedom to configure and customize your Drobo FS to meet your own unique set of requirements. I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive Otherwise it works great for what I need for home use some what a bit slow communication to device.

It’s all done with a single-click and you never lose guude to your data.

I am not sure why the drobo is so picky on drives. A given piece of data can be located on any drive, and on any physical location on that drive.

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The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like media, web, and more. No Longer Available Update Location close.

Unlike moving between traditional RAID levels, there’s no need to reformat or migrate data off of the Drobo FS – potentially saving you hours or days of downtime. Protection from up to Two Drive Failures Enable the dual-drive redundancy option to protect your data from failure of up to two hard drives.

I also saved my collection of music and important files on there. However it was very hard to find one that matched the output of the original. Overall it works really well with Bonjour Mounter, full rip dvd’s stream with no lag or jitter.


Having learned that lesson, I keep a spare power supply handy. It’s very easy to setup. With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained. It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface.

The Drobo will allow you to mix drive capacities and hot swap at any time for a larger drive without having to reconfigure for it. For more features have called CS and got a knowledgeable person to guide me through.

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Drive Reordering One long-standing requirement inherent in traditional RAID-based systems was that if for some reason you needed to remove the drives, you’d have to replace the drives in the exact same order. So far no additional PS problems. It offers a variety of features not included in the original Drobo Dashboard, including: Storage Virtualization BeyondRAID was designed from the ground up to allow the storage capacity of the array to expand and contract.

As you add hard drives, information stored on the Drobo is spread out across the discs redundantly, so in the event of a hard drive failure, your valuable information remains intact while you replace the failed drive.

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The only problem I had with it was the Power Supply. It gave up all of a sudden To add more space, simply insert a new hard drive or replace your smallest drive with a larger one, even when all drive bays are full. It allows you to: Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good.

Whatever system you have, it’s likely you’ll be able to connect to it over your network quickly ugide easily. This is superior to traditional RAID, which lacks proportional rebuild times, and is forced relay out every drive block even if it does not contain user data. Transfer speeds over mbit line is what it is, but there is a hesitation every time I connect to a drive. When you remove your disks from Drobo, you can put them back in any order you like.


Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product.

Uer is what makes adding a drive to a Drobo so simple. Self-Managing Drobo is highly automated storage. Just plug it into any switch or wireless router and you are ready to go. Switch back to single-drive redundancy at any time. I had ten 1TB drives, and only 1 of them will show up as valid in the Drobo. Drobo Drobo FS specs. This expedites rebuild times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure. Specifying a larger amount of storage than is physically available allows you to grow into the volume without having to reformat or migrate your data in order to add capacity.

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No need to worry about data loss. Unfortunately, Drobo does disappear from dashboard and that is known bug they are working on and that is why 4 stars but it is a big relief to have No RAID uxer of priceless family pictures and videos. To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full.

Running out of space? Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. You can assign different shares and grant permissions so I can share all my media with others on the network, use not give them access to my personal files.