Data Robitcs 4-Bay Drobo robotic storage array enclosure, now only $299
BHPhotoVideo.com has the Data Robitcs 4-Bay Drobo robotic storage array enclosure (model no. DR04DD10) for $329.95 after a $70 instant rebate (ends 12/10/09), and until 12/31/09 get a $30 prepaid Visa card via mail-in-rebate with your purchase, bringing the final price down to $299.95. That's the lowest price we have seen on the Drobo by about $10. FREE shipping is included and sales tax applies for residents of New York state.
Head over to eshop.macsales.com for a bundle deal that includes the Drobo 4-bay storage enclosure and the DroboShare NAS companion device for $579.99. Get double the storage capacity with the 8-Bay DroboPro iSCSI external storage array, which is on sale at Dell.com for $1449.99. Load up the Drobo with any combination of 3.5-inch SATA hard drives, but for the most storage you might want to go with a high-capacity drive like the Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB hard drive, which is priced at $104 with FREE shipping at BuyAAE.com. Or for the most storage, and energy efficiency try the 2TB WD Caviar Green drive, which has been reduced to $196.99 with $2.99 for shipping at MacMall.com.
The Data Robotics Drobo 4 storage array includes four 3.5-inch storage bays and automatically protects your data with no setup or configuration. It is a fully automated storage robot that can be setup as an array for both primary and backup storage. It is compatible with Mac, Linux and Windows based systems. Included are a power cord, FireWire 800 cable, USB cable, software CD and user guide. It is backed by a one year limited warranty on parts and labor from Data Robotics. Dimensions: (D) 10.7" x (W) 6" x (H) 6.3" ; weight 6.7lbs.