Noted DIT and longtime DCS member, Dane Brehm is a big fan of OWC, and even consulted on the development of the product, so we asked him to share the much anticipated news that the OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 Storage and Expansion Tower for Macs is Now Available!:
Hey DCS Family, for those of you wondering (and wishing) what the next great on-set appliance that combines your NVMe, Helium filled 7200RPM RAID drives with your TB3 Expansion dock would look like, I present to you the OWC Flex 8, our latest “pro developed” 8-Bay Hybrid (NVMe + HDD) RAID. Built for the rugged demands of Production. We utilizied a 3-in-1 design to maximize IO and combine the various storage types with a expansion dock.
– Thunderbolt 3 Connectivity (85w, 15w, Display port 1.4) – 1x U.2 NVMe (Up to 7.68TB) for ludicrous write/read speeds
– 7x 14TB (Up to 98TB) for max accumulation – Expanded IO ( USB-C Gen2 ports, SD, CFexpress, Sony QXD, PCie)
– (Sold Separately) Fits a Areca 12G SAS RAID Card
– (Sold Separately) Fits a Decklink 4K video card or AJA Kona LT for Color work in Assimilate Scratch, Blackmagic Resolve, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Nuke, Final Cut X, Avid Media Composer 2020.
Now available for purchase or rentable from Dane’s company, Cintegral for your next project. Visit the OWC/MacSales website for more details: https://eshop.macsales.com/shop/thunderbay-flex-8/thunderbolt-3
For more information on Dane and Cintegral visit: https://www.cintegral.tech/