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Written by Olin Coles   
Friday, 10 November 2006
Table of Contents: Page Index
Sans Digital MS2UT eSATA RAID Subsystem Enclosure
Features and Specifications
MS2UT Contents
Closer Look: MS2UT External
Closer Look: Internal
Testing and Software
Final Thoughts: Sans Digital DAS
Sans Digital MS2UT Conclusion

Sans Digital MS2UT DAS

Peripheral storage devices are quickly becoming a popular item among computer users, and owning an external storage device will be just as common as owning a printer very soon. Additionally, it is not uncommon to find and external storage device connected to a computer in a home, office, or SOHO in this day and age. Recently, the price of hard disk drives has dropped to the point where anyone can afford large capacity drives, so it makes good sense to begin investing in a secondary storage location. And with data transfer rates available at 1.5Gbs speeds via eSATA interface connections, these large drives can see their full potential.

QNAP is one of the many new companies which aim to satisfy the growing need for external storage solutions. In this product review, I will take a close look at their MobileSTOR MS2UT eSATA RAID enclosure. This enclosure offers RAID-0 and RAID-1 capability, with high-speed transfers available up to 1.5Gbps through the included eSATA cable, or 480Mbps with USB 2.0.

The MobileSTOR Series MS2UT is a 2bay external RAID solution designed for video editing and data storage. With simplicity and flexibly in mind, the MS2UT is equipped with 2 Hot-Swappable 3.5” lockable drive trays and both USB 2.0 and eSATA host interfaces. Utilizing cutting edge Serial-ATA HDD technology, the MS2UT is guaranteed to provide unparallel performance to meet most data intensive demands. Supporting RAID 0 or RAID 1, enclosed in stylish aluminum housing, the MS2UT will allow you to easily choose between ultimate performance and high redundancy.

Sans Digital MS2UT eSATA RAID Enclosure

About the company: Sans Digital

Sans Digital, located in Los Angeles, CA is a provider of high capacity, multi-functional advanced storage solutions. They can be used in home offices, small and medium-sized businesses, video editing, data backup, surveillance systems and many other industries. Our products provide great solutions for companies and individuals across the world who need effective and reliable data storage systems.

Technology and Service Differentiation
Sans Digital offers storage products for RAID and barebones systems for both OEM and ODM customers. By incorporating the latest technology, we set the standard in the storage industry. With products featuring advanced technology, we ensure that we will meet our customers needs.

Product and Service Innovation
Sans Digital offers products and services that are exclusively different, and therefore help customers improve their productivity. With over 10 years of experience offering complete storage solutions, Sans Digital's products have come to be distinct with their unmatched technology.

Business Productivity Solutions
Every customer is different and Sans Digital recognizes that one size fits all storage solutions is unlikely to meet everyone's requests. As a result, Sans Digital joined a wide variety of industry leaders to offer strong portfolio storage applications that are specific to various industries. This includes off-the-shelf or fully customized solutions.

Target Audiences
Our main customers include business and enterprise, government and education, creative professionals, as well as consumer and SOHO which are all targeted through our Distributors, System Integrators, Value-Added-Resellers, and Dealers.

Sans Digital specializes in serving these vertical industries:

  • Audio-Video Editing
  • Data Backup
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Database Storage
  • Imaging
  • File Servers

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