SAN JOSE, CA — At the IBC show, G-Technology (www.g-technology.com) announced four new products in its Evolution Series, a flexible ecosystem of docking stations and interchangeable and expandable external hard drives and accessories that the company says make transferring, editing and distributing content more efficient, scalable and reliable. The new products include the G-Speed Studio XL with two ev Series Bay Adapters, ev Series Reader Red Mini-Mag Edition, G-Dock ev Solo and the ev Series FireWire Adapter.
The G-Speed Studio XL with two ev Series Bay Adapters is a flexible, eight-bay Thunderbolt 2 storage solution, which comes with six enterprise-class hard drives and two integrated ev Series Bay Adapters. It offers professional content creators a huge amount of capacity and performance. The integrated ev Series Bay Adapters accommodate all ev Series drive modules, enabling cross-functionality with the Evolution Series for enhanced workflow and productivity. Configurable in RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10, it supports multi-stream compressed 4K workflows with extremely large volumes of data at transfer rates of up to 1,200MB/sec and has the ability to daisy-chain via dual Thunderbolt 2 ports. It will be available in October at an MSRP of $2,799.95 for 18TB; $2,999.95 for 24TB; $3,999.95 for 36TB; and $4,999.95 for 48TB.
Designed to optimize and simplify a Red camera workflow, the ev Series Reader Red Mini-Mag Edition leverages high-performance connectivity for fast Red footage transfers and backup. Users can transfer content quickly from a Red Mini-Mag media1 card onto any G-Dock ev docking station or G-Speed Studio XL with ev Series Bay Adapters. The ev Series Reader Red Mini-Mag Edition will be available in October for an MSRP of $199.95.
For those who already have several G-Drive ev modules, the G-Dock ev Solo is a convenient and flexible USB 3.0 docking solution for shared environments, including studios, labs and classrooms. Simply insert an existing Evolution Series hard drive module into the G-Dock ev Solo to transfer, edit and backup with ease. When paired with the G-Drive ev, G-Drive ev RaW, G-Drive ev 220 or the G-Drive ev SSD, the G-Dock ev Solo can easily store up to 2TBs of data and transfer content at rates up to 400MB/s for a variety of workflows. It will be available in October at an MSRP of $99.95 with ev Drive modules sold separately.
The ev Series FireWire Adapter easily attaches to an ev Series drive, enabling users to connect to an existing FireWire 800 port on their computer. Connect the G-Drive ev RaW, G-Drive ev, G-Drive ev 220 or G-Drive ev SSD to a computer via one of two FireWire 800 ports or daisy-chain them with ease to access personal and/or professional files, photos, videos, music and more. It is now available at an MSRP of $49.95.