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GR5640-B31A : Advanced rugged 4-BAY Hardware RAID5 Storage

A robust 4-BAY Hardware RAID5 storage solution, designed for both 2.5" & 3.5" SATA III HDD/SSD. Features include 24W USB Power Delivery, a Display Port (DP1.1a) for dual monitor setup, and USB 3.2 compatibility for Type-C. Enhanced features with hot-swappable drives, an intuitive LCM display and unique feature of charge back feature.

 

Features
 

 

1. Multi RAID Mode Options: Choose from RAID 0, RAID 5, or JBOD.

 

2. LCM Display: Clear, real-time system status.

 

3. Speedy Data Transmission: SATA RAID and USB3.2 Gen1 (5Gb) Type-C enabled.

 

4. Broad interface support: USB Type-A.

 

5. Real-Time Monitoring: Instant system status via LEDs.

 

6. RAIDON GUI Software: Manage RAID easily with RAIDON STATUSGAUARD software.

 

7. RAID 5 Data protection: Enhanced RAID 5 data protection and recovery.

 

8. User-Friendly and Redundancy: Hot-swappable and plug-and-play trays.

 

9. Universal Compatibility: Perfect for both Windows PC and Apple Mac.

 

10. Sturdy Design: Lightweight, durable aluminum built.

 

11. Advanced Power Delivery: Reduce host power consumption with the integrated Power Chargeback functionality.   .

 

12. Display Port Integration: Features Display Port (DP 1.1a) capability for additional screen connectivity.

 

13. Efficient Smart Cooling: Quiet 8 CM fan with overheat alerts.

 

14. Adaptable Storage solutions: accommodates both 3.5" HDDs and 2.5" HDDs & SSDs

 

Note: To utilize the Display Port (DP 1.1a) and USB Power Delivery (PD) features, a USB Type-C to C cable is required, and the host device must support these capabilities.


Benefits:


1. Versatile Storage Solutions: With support for both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA II HDD/SSD, it caters to a range of storage needs.

 

2. Enhanced Data Security: The Hardware RAID5 configuration ensures data protection and redundancy, reducing the risk of data loss.

 

3. Connectivity: USB 3.2 compatibility for Type-C offers flexibility in connections.

 

4. Efficient Power Delivery: 24W USB Power Delivery can rapidly charge compatible devices.

 

5. Extended Display Capabilities: With a Display Port (DP1.1a) for dual monitor setup, users can expand their visual workspace, which is great for multitasking or content creation.

 

6. User-friendly Interface: The intuitive LCM display make it easy to manage and monitor the device's status.

 

7. Hot-Swappable Drives: This feature allows users to replace drives without turning off the device, ensuring minimal downtime and uninterrupted operations.

 

8. Durable and Robust Design: Designed as a rugged storage solution, it's built to withstand the demands of continuous operation.

 

9. Space-Efficient: 4-BAY design ensures that users can maximize storage without occupying much physical space.

 

10. Compatibility: The inclusion of various ports and support features means it's likely to be compatible with a wide range of devices and setups.

 

Using the GR5640-B31A ensures a blend of functionality, security, and convenience, making it an ideal choice for professionals, content creators, and businesses seeking efficient data storage solutions.

 

Multi RAID Mode Options

 

With the GR5640-B31A, data management becomes a customizable experience. Offering you a choice of RAID 0, RAID 5, or JBOD, it places the power of decision right at your fingertips. Opt for RAID 0 if speed is your primary concern, RAID 5 for a balanced mix of performance and data protection, or JBOD if you desire individual drive accessibility. Beyond mere storage, the GR5640-B31A is a tool designed for flexibility. It enables you to align your data organization and security with your specific requirements, ensuring you get the most out of your storage solution, precisely the way you envision.

 

LCM Display

 

The GR5640-B31A's intuitive LCM display is a window into the device's heart. Constantly providing updates about its operational status, this user-friendly interface ensures you're always in the know. Additionally, with its RAID mode setting visibly presented, users can effortlessly monitor and adjust configurations right from the display. This fusion of clarity and control ensures that staying informed is as straightforward as glancing at the LCM.

 

Real-Time Monitoring

 

The GR5640-B31A comes equipped with integrated LED indicators that clearly illuminate the active status of the HDD or SSD. This visual feedback system ensures that users can instantly discern the operational state of their drives, providing an added layer of transparency and ease of monitoring in real-time.

 

RAIDON GUI Software

 

The GR5640-B31A is enhanced by the RAIDON STATUSGAUARD software. STATUSGAUARD provides comprehensive details about the GR5640-B31A, covering RAID mode, drive operations, and rebuilding status. It's a potent tool, yet remains user-centric and intuitive.

 

 

Superior RAID 5 Data Protection

 

The GR5640-B31A integrates a RAID 5 architecture, a testament to its commitment to optimal data security. The setup featuring leverages block-level striping with distributed parity, ensuring data redundancy across the drives. In the event of a singular drive failure, the system can reconstruct lost data from the remaining drives, minimizing potential data loss. Coupled with its sophisticated protection algorithms and advanced recovery mechanisms, the GR5640-B31A positions itself as an indispensable asset for professionals demanding high reliability and robust data safeguards.

 

User Friendly and Redundancy

 

The GR5640-B31A boasts features of hot-swappable and plug-and-play, allowing effortless drive replacements. Coupled with its redundancy function, it guarantees consistent data safety and accessibility, reducing potential downtime.

 

Universal Compatibility

 

Whether you're a Windows PC enthusiast, dedicated to the intricacies of custom setups and configurations, or an Apple Mac lover, cherishing the blend of design and performance, the GR5640-B31A is tailored to cater to both worlds. Its design ensures seamless integration and optimal performance across both platforms, making it a versatile choice for diverse user preferences.

 

Speedy Data Transmission

 

With SATA RAID and USB3.2 Gen1 (5Gb) Type-C support, the GR5640-B31A ensures rapid and efficient data transfers.

 

 

Provide Type-C to A cable

 

With support for Type-C to A cable, it ensures seamless connection to PCs and notebooks. Achieving speeds up to 3Gbps, it elevates tasks like file searches, photo edits, or 4K video playback, delivering an unparalleled multimedia experience.

Adaptable Storage Solutions

 

The GR5640-B31A stands out with its versatile design, accommodating both 3.5" HDDs and 2.5" HDDs & SSDs. This dual compatibility means you're not restricted to one storage type, enabling you to mix and match based on your requirements. Whether you're aiming for the expansive storage capacities of traditional HDDs or the blazing speeds and durability of SSDs, this device has got you covered. Its flexibility makes it an ideal choice for users who want a seamless blend of performance and capacity, without the need for multiple devices.

Sturdy Design

 

Crafted with precision from lightweight, durable aluminum, the GR5640-B31A is a testament to engineering excellence. Its robust construction ensures longevity and resilience against everyday wear and tear. Yet, its sleek design and polished finish don't just make it a functional device but also a stylish addition to any workspace. With the GR5640-B31A, you get the perfect marriage of durability and elegance, ensuring it's built to last while never compromising on aesthetics.

Efficient Smart Cooling

 

At the heart of the GR5640-B31A lies a sophisticated cooling system—an 8 CM fan designed to operate at impressively low noise levels. But its quiet operation doesn't compromise on efficiency. The fan ensures optimal temperature management for the device, prolonging the life of your drives and maintaining peak performance. To further refine user experience, the system provides customizable speed controls, allowing you to adjust based on your needs. And, with the added security of overheat alerts, you can have peace of mind knowing the system is always vigilant, ensuring the safety of your data and hardware.

Advanced Power Delivery

 

Advanced Power Delivery System: Within the GR5640-B31A lies an integrated 150 Watt Power supply, meticulously engineered to bolster a substantial 24W USB Power Delivery mechanism. Beyond its prowess in storage capabilities, the unit manifests as a formidable charge-back entity. Its architecture is designed to accommodate devices with high power demands, be it tablets, smart phones, or other USB-compatible peripherals. Through the fusion of sophisticated charging algorithms and electrical safety protocols, the GR5640-B31A guarantees expedient and secure power delivery, facilitating optimized device uptime and enabling users to capitalize on their devices without undue waiting intervals.

 

 

Display Port Integration

 

The GR5640-B31A is equipped with a Display Port (DP 1.1a) interface, a standard recognized for its ability to transmit high-definition video and audio from a player to a display. This capability not only enhances the device's versatility in multi-screen environments but also ensures optimal signal quality, catering to professionals and setups that demand superior visual output and extended workstation capabilities.

Applications


1. Professional Video Editing: With its fast data transfer rates and support for both HDDs and SSDs, it's suitable for storing and processing large video files.

 

2. Photography: Photographers can use it as a digital asset management system, storing raw photos, edited images, and project backups.

 

3. Gaming: Gamers can store large game files, especially if they're using it with an SSD to reduce load times.

 

4. Data Backup & Redundancy: In RAID 5 mode, it can serve as a primary backup system for businesses or individuals, ensuring data safety.

 

5. Multimedia Storage: For those with extensive media libraries, it's an ideal place to store movies, music, and other multimedia.

 

6. Research & Development: Researchers dealing with large data sets, like genomic data or large-scale simulations, can use it for data storage and processing.

 

7. Server Extension: Small businesses can use it as an additional storage unit attached to their primary servers.

 

8. Virtual Machine Storage: For those running multiple virtual environments, it can store virtual machine images.

 

9. Digital Content Creation: Graphic designers, animators, and other content creators can store and access large project files with ease.

 

10. Surveillance: With the right software, it can be used to store footage from security camera systems.

 

11. Digital Forensics: Professionals in digital forensics can use it as a storage solution for evidence and investigation data.

 

12. Software Development & Testing: Developers can use it to store various versions of software builds, especially in large projects.

 

13. Networked Storage: With the right setup, it can serve as a NAS (Network-Attached Storage) device, providing shared storage to a network of users.

 

14. Data Migration: For IT professionals regularly migrating data between systems, it offers a reliable and fast storage solution.

 

15. Archiving: Organizations can use it to archive older, less frequently accessed data.

 

Given its robust features, broad interface compatibilities, and support for various HDD/SSD sizes, the GR5640-B31A can find applications in multiple sectors and use-case scenarios.

Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.

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Specification


 
Model No GR5640-B31A 
Interfaces USB 3.2 ( up to 3Gbps ) x1  
Support 24W (12V/2A) / 18W (9V/2A) / 15W ( 5V/3A) Power Delivery.
DP 1.1a DisplayPort x1
Compatible Drive 4 x 3.5”/2.5" SATA III HDD/SSD ( up to 6 Gbps )
Certification CE/FCC
Storage Mode JBOD - Independent Mode 
RAID 0 - Speed Mode
RAID 5 - Safe Mode
Operating System 
Support
Windows 7 or above, OS X 10.10 or above, Linux OS
Cooling System 8 cm Low noise fan
Electrical and 
Operating 
Requirements
Requirements * Line voltage: 100-240V AC
* Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
* Maximum continuous power: 150W
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight Height: 166 mm  Width: 124 mm  Depth:  210 mm
Product Code GR5640-B31A
EAN:4713227441391
UPC:884826505952

Carton 4 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * GR5640-B31A x 1
* USB 3.2 (Type-C to Type-A) Cable x 1
* Power Cord x1
* Accessory Kit 
* Quick Installation Guide x1
Note For DisplayPort (DP 1.1a) and USB Power Delivery (PD) functions,
It needs to be used with a USB Type-C to C cable, 
and the host must support these functions.

 

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The GR5640-B31A is enhanced by the RAIDON STATUSGAUARD software. STATUSGAUARD provides comprehensive details about the GR5640-B31A, covering RAID mode, drive operations, and rebuilding status. It's a potent tool, yet remains user-centric and intuitive.

 

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GR5640-B31A HD Compatible List

Product Name BrandHD TypeHD CategoryModel NumberCapacity Note
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUS724040ALA6404TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUS724040ALE6404TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUS726060ALA6406TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUH728080ALE6008TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDD HDT721010SLA3601TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDD HDS721010KLA3301TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUA722020ALA3302TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDD HDS722020ALA3302TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDDeskstarHDS723030ALA6403TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDDeskstarHDS723030ALA6403TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDDUltrastarHUA723030ALA6403TB
GR5640-B31AHitachi3.5" HDD HUS724030ALE6403TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST10000VN000410TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST10000NE000810TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDEnterpriseST10000NM001610TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST12000VN000712TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST10000VN000810TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST10000NE000410TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X14ST14000NM042814TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST14000NE000814TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD DT-01ACA-1001TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MK1002TSKB1TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD DT-01ACA-2002TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MK2002TSKB2TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD DT-01ACA-3003TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MG03ACA3003TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MG03ACA4004TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD1002FBYS1TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDAV-GP VelociRaptorWD15EVDS1.5TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD1503FYYS1.5TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD2003FYYS2TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD40EFRX4TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD60EFRX6TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDGoldWD6002FRYZ6TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDGoldWD8002FRYZ8TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD100EFAX10TBConnecting USB 2.0 host interface;performance about 4-6 MB/s.
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST8000NE0018TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST8000VN0048TB
GR5640-B31AHGST3.5" HDD HUS726T4TALE6L44TB
GR5640-B31AHGST3.5" HDD HUS726T4TALA6L44TB
GR5640-B31AHGST3.5" HDD HUS726T6TALE6L46TB
GR5640-B31AHGST3.5" HDD HUS728T8TALE6L48TB
GR5640-B31AHGST3.5" HDD HUH721008ALE6008TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDD HUH721010ALE60010TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDD HUH721010ALE60410TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDD HUH721212ALE60012TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDD HUH721212ALE60412TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MN06ACA10T10TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba 3.5" HDD HDWG11AAZSTA10TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD HDWQ140AZSTA4TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD HDWN180AZSTA8TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MG06ACA10TE10TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000NE00016TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MN07ACA12T12TB
GR5640-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS500G1R0A500GB
GR5640-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS100T1R0A1TB
GR5640-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS200T1R0A2TB
GR5640-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS400T1R0A4TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST8000NM000A8TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000VN00116TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST14000VN000814TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST6000VN0016TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate2.5" SSDIronWolf 125ZA4000NM10002 4TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate2.5" SSDIronWolf Pro 125ZA3840NX100013.84TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDD WD181KFGX18TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC520HUH721212ALE60012TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRed ProWD121KFBX12TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD120EFAX12TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST16000VE00016TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST18000NE00018TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X18ST18000NM000J18TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST10000VN00010TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST10000NE00010TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AI ST18000VE00218TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolfST12000VN000812TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos 7E10ST10000NM017B10TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST20000NE00020TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X20ST20000NM007D20TB
GR5640-B31AWD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC560WUH722020ALE6L420TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST20000VE00220TB
GR5640-B31AToshiba 3.5" HDD MG09ACA18TE18TB
GR5640-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X22ST22000NM001E22TB

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