Taurus Super-S3 LCM

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USB 3.0 SuperSpeed




Taurus Super-S3 LCM

When it comes to raw power there is nothing that beats the dual-bay Taurus. This multi-bay hard drive enclosure is built strong and rugged, offering more than enough capacity to store all your digital media files. Not only that, but the Taurus can also back up and secure all of your data thanks to RAID protection. Great performance, great protection and great looks - only in the Taurus.

Features
  • Configurable hardware RAID controller (RAID 1 mirroring and RAID 0 striping)
  • LCD display for easy device configuration and access to detailed information about the drives
  • Critical parameters such as the HDD temperature can be monitored easily with help of the LCD display
  • Utilizes Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology also known as S.M.A.R.T. to obtain data directly from the HDD
  • Versatile interface, including eSATA, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and USB 3.0
  • Hardware acceleration of RAID rebuild
  • 2TB volume option for systems that do not support large volumes
  • Perforated aluminum casing and extra large fan for excellent heat dissipation

LCD Display

The Taurus Super-S3 LCM comes equipped with an LCD display for easy device configuration, event messages and access to detailed information about the external hard drives. Critical parameters such as HDD temperature can be monitored easily with the help of the LCD display. It utilizes Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology also known as S.M.A.R.T. to obtain data directly from the HDD. Altogether, it can display 7 different details about the system plus 4 more per HDD and allows the user to modify up to 5 different settings, making this a highly configurable hard drive enclosure.

Taurus Super-S3 LCM Overview

Versatile Interface

The Taurus comes with an extremely versatile interface, featuring eSATA, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 SuperSpeed. To increase performance and data throughput, "RAID 0 - Striping" offers the ideal choice for your daily backup and other data transfers. For important data and reliability, you can't beat the "RAID 1 - Mirroring" function, which will automatically create a copy of all the data in case one of the drives fails.

Taurus Super-S3 LCM Overview

Taurus Super-S3 LCM

  • PDD-MSABU3OS-AKTU (without drives)

  • PDD-MSABU3OS-AKTUH (2 x 2TB HDDs)

  • PDD-MSABU3OS-AKT1UH (2 x 4TB HDDs)


  • CE

  • FCC

  • VCCI


  • 2-year limited warranty


  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation


  • Two 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard drives

  • Capacity 80GB - 8TB per HDD

  • Two hard drives of identical capacity are recommended


  • RAID 0 striping

  • RAID 1 mirroring


  • 1x eSATA port

  • 2x 9-pin FireWire 800 ports

  • 1x 6-pin FireWire 400 port

  • 1x USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)


  • eSATA up to 3Gbps (300MB/s)

  • FireWire 800 (1394b) up to 800Mbps (100MB/s)

  • FireWire 400 (1394a) up to 400Mbps (50MB/s)

  • USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps (625MB/s)

  • USB 2.0 up to 480Mbps (60MB/s)


  • eSATA: Windows XP or above

  • FireWire: Windows XP or above

  • USB: Windows XP or above

  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or PCI card)

  • eSATA Plug and Play support required for host card driver


  • eSATA: Mac OS 10.4 or above

  • FireWire: Mac OS 10.2 or above

  • USB 3.0: Mac OS 10.7 or above

  • USB 2.0: Mac OS 10.2 or above

  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or PCI card)

  • eSATA Plug and Play support required for host card driver


  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C

  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C

  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)


  • External power supply (UL, cUL, CE, TUV approved)

  • Input: AC 100-240V

  • Output: DC +12V/4A


  • 19.3 dB(A)


  • 9.6 inches x 5.5 inches x 3.3 inches

  • 24.5cm x 14cm x 8.3cm


  • Taurus enclosure (HDD not included)

  • eSATA cable

  • USB 3.0 cable

  • FireWire 400 cable

  • FireWire 800 cable

  • Power adapter

  • Setup guide


  • Retail Box Size: 13.6 x 9.2 x 5.2 in. (34.5 x 23.3 x 13.3 cm)

  • Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 19.1 x 16.3 x 14.8 in. (48.5 x 41.5 x 37.5 cm)


  • In order for the computer to access volumes larger than 2TB, both the hardware and Operating System need to support large volumes (e.g.: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Mac OS 10.4 and above).

  • The Taurus Super-S3 LCM is not designed for one drive alone and only works when two hard drives are installed.