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Re: Raid Backup Storage

Subject: Re: Raid Backup Storage
From: "Rob Danielson" danielson_rob
Date: Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:11 pm ((PST))
At 12:16 PM -0600 12/13/07, Michael Raphael wrote:
>Hey Folks,
>I'm looking for some good raid storage systems to better backup a lot
>of my recordings. There are so many options now, and I am just
>wondering what folks would recommend. I am looking for systems with
>firewire connections.
>I have been looking at G-Tech, OWC, Buffalo Systems, Cal
>Digit . . . . but can't decide.
>This unit would be used exclusively for backup.

Hi Michael--
Though I haven't used their RAID products, I highly recommend OWC for
all FireWire enclosures.  I've observed many brands in use and own
20+ of their drives. OWC's technicians like Tom Lundvall seem to stay
on top of OS and hardware developments and are excellent
trouble-shooters. Tom's fast and helpful email support is

One can buy a complete drive/enclosure from them or buy the
enclosure(s) separately and insert drive(s) you buy elsewhere at
special prices. They have on-line how to's about how to do this. Rob

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