FirewireDirect.com has introduced its new HSB Series III line of multi-bay FireWire 800-equipped storage systems, designed for RAID applications and available in capacities up to 2.8 terabytes (TB).
The HSB III is available in 2, 4 and 8-bay configurations. Each bay features its own Oxford 912 chipset, and the storage system features LCD diagnostic displays on the front of each individual drive. The displays monitor activity, temperature, components and other information. Software enables users to configure the drives either as RAID Level 0 (Striping) or RAID Level 1 (Mirroring).
Compatible with Mac OS X or Mac OS 9.x or higher and various versions of Windows, prices for the HSB III range from $416 for the 2-bay system in a do-it-yourself configuration in which you provide your own drives to $4,043 for a fully-populated 8-bay system with 2.4TB of storage capacity. Visit the Web site for more details.