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Pro Raid HDD
Pro Raid HDD

Meeting the needs of today’s
4K professionals
Sony is introducing the new high speed and high capacity PSZ-RA-Series HDD Raid Drive that provides flexible and efficient storing of data not only in the studio, but also while on location.

The rise of 4K video production comes with an increasing demand for fast and high capacity data transfer solutions.

Ideal for reliable outdoor use, the portable and rugged RAID drive is highly durable due to its unique construction. The internal and external dumpers protect the bare drive against vibrations and shocks as high as MIL50G/11ms (in nonoperating mode). The drive is also delivered with a built-in carrying handle with a tough, easy-to-carry carton box to protect the product against damage during transportation.
Available in two capacities
4TB PSZ-RA4T and 6TB PSZ-RA6T – the new PSZ-RA-Series HDD RAID drive includes USB 3.0 and dual Thunderbolt2 ports that are 25 times faster than FireWire 800. Furthermore, the dual Thunderbolt ports support daisy chain up to 6 units. Flexibility is further enhanced with a choice of Hardware RAID 0, RAID 1 or JBOD modes.

Memory Media Utility software is supplied for easy media management. Users can use this software to format their drive, check the remaining capacity, the file system or the RAID mode. This software also alerts them when the drive needs to be replaced. For more details, please visit www.sony.net/mmu/
RAID / JBOD Function
The unit is equipped with two HDDs, and you can select from the three configurations for your better usages.
Normal Mode / Full capacity as one volume
Mirroring Mode / Half capacity as one volume
Normal Mode / Full capacity as two volume
High Durability

MIL 20G/11 ms*2 (in operating mode)
MIL 50G/11 ms*2 (in non-operating mode)
Easy Handling
Built in carry handle for ease of transportation.
High Transfer Speed
Transfer speed up to 440MB/s*2 in RAID 0 mode.
Memory Media Utility
Sony’s Pro RAID HDD is fully compatible with the “Memory Media Utility” application which offers various management functions such as library function, indications of lifetime, as well as formatting function.
Media Utility
Basic Specification PSZ-RA4T PSZ-RA6T
Capacity 4TB*1 6TB*1
HDD size / Rotational speed 2 x 3.5 inch / 7,200 rpm
I/F 1 x USB3.0, 2 x Thunderbolt 2
Transfer Speed Read / Write: Up to 440MB/s*2 in RAID 0
Shock Resistance*3 MIL 20G/11 ms (in operating mode), 50G/11 ms (in non-operating mode)*4
Operating condition 5°C ~ 40°C / 8% ~ 90% (No condensation)
Storage condition -20°C ~ 60°C / 8% ~ 90% (No condensation)
Warranty 3 years
Size (W x H x L) / Weight Approx. 156 x 100 x 241 mm / 2.9kg
OS Use with both Mac & Windows*5
Supplied application Memory Media Utility
*1 Capacity is based on 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. A portion of the memory is used for system files and may vary.
*2 Based on Sony internal testing; speed may vary upon measurement condition.
*3 Sony cannot guarantee against damage to recorded data or the exterior case in all situations and conditions.
    Do not deliberately drop it or subject it to impact.
*4 Based on Sony testing according to MIL-STD-810F, Method 516.5.
*5 Supported OS is as below.
*6 PSZ-HB1T / HB2T;
Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Mac OS X 10.8.5, OS X 10.9, OS X 10.10
Model Name PSZ-RA4T PSZ-RA6T
Capacity 4TB 6TB
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