Brea, Calif. - April 13, 2015 / ‐‐ AKiTiO, a leader in Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 storage solutions today announced the availability of the new 12TB Thunder2 Quad Mini Thunderbolt 2 portable storage engineered with 4K workflows in mind. With up to 22 hours of 4K video storage on tap (4096 x 2304, 29.97 fps, 8-bit ProRes 422 HQ) and available as an enclosure only or populated with up to 12TB of storage (four 2.5" 3TB SSD's), the Thunder2 Quad Mini offers incredible performance and storage capacity with a tiny footprint.
The new Thunder2 Quad Mini features two Thunderbolt 2 ports for both storage and display and can reach speeds of up to 1,375MB per second. With a size of just 3.75"x4.5"x7.5", the AKiTiO Thunde2 Quad Mini is so small that it can easily fit into almost any bag or case for use in the field and the 12TB version easily holds enough data for even the most demanding applications.
"The Thunder2 Quad Mini is a real game changer for video professionals", said Richard Wright, VP of Sales & Marketing for AKiTiO. 12 Terabytes of ultra-high performance portable storage that easily fits in a backpack or hard-case for field shooting, ingest, and editing lets the production crew work anywhere and without the weight and bulk normally associated with 12TB of storage."
Other great features of the Thunder2 Quad Mini include compatibility with the free AKiTiO Data Multiplier software that allows a user to copy the contents of one drive onto three other drives simultaneously, thus reducing the time it takes to make back-up copies of content that needs to be shared. It features a large quiet fan to keep the drives cool.
Price & Availability
The Thunder2 Quad Mini is available now from akitio.com starting at $349.00 (no storage installed, enclosure only) with the 12TB version retailing for $12,999.00
About AKiTiO (www.akitio.com)
At AKiTiO we believe in creating cutting-edge products that are both easy to use and also reliable. We strive to create the most user-friendly experience for our customers, with the most reliable and long lasting products. Found in 1992, AKiTiO offers a full range of direct attached and network attached storage products that are affordable, easy to use, reliable, innovative, and environmentally friendly.