Drobo Gen 3: Direct Attached Storage - 4 bay array - USB 3 port. (DDR3A21) available on July 17 2017 from Amazon for 299.00
Drobo Direct Attached Storage - 4 Bay Array - Usb 3 Port (ddr3a21) available on July 06 2017 from Newegg for itemprop="offers" target="_external" title="" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">384.99
Drobo Ddr3a21 Das Array available on May 24 2016 from FactoryOutletStore for 359.95
UPC bar code 851916004343 ξ2 registered February 04 2015
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Scalable Desktop Storage Array 1 x USB 3.0 Holds 4 x 3.5-Inch SATA HDD's for up to 64 TB Carrierless drive bay design,Power fail protection Refer user guide below The Drobo holds true to the unique design and simplicity that has made Drobo the best desktop storage solution for storing and protection all your data. No storage expertise is required to ensure your data is always safe and protected. Inside every Drobo is the beyondraid storage technology that protects data against a hard disk crash, yet is simple enough for anyone to use. As long as you have more than a single disk in Drobo, all data on Drobo is safe no matter which hard disk fails. THERE'S no need to worry about anything else.
I own two 2nd-generation Drobo 4-bay devices, and I've definitely had a love-hate relationship with them. Both Drobos had to be replaced at one point because of issues with the Firewire connections. Fortunately Drobo's customer service did a good job of working with me (the second time around at least), but it was still a frustrating experience.The biggest problem by far though with the first two generations of Drobos, and a constant source of frustration for me, was the spe..