G Technology have announced new storage solutions that are designed for photographers and filmmakers at NAB 2013.
The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt, and the G-DRIVE ev and G-DRIVE ev PLUS external hard drive modules with USB 3.0 together provide quick content transfers for photography, 2K and 4K¹ digital cinema workloads with easy storage expansion. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the only two-bay solution with interchangeable and rugged storage modules that have the flexibility to be taken into the field and used as true standalone external drives.
G-DOCK ev ships with two 1TB removable and portable G-DRIVE ev external hard drive modules with USB 3.0. The G-DOCK ev provides dual Thunderbolt ports for future external storage expansion and for daisy chaining with other G-DOCK ev solutions or other Thunderbolt-based devices. The G-DOCK ev is Mac-formatted out-of-the-box. The Thunderbolt cable is included.
The Evolution Series G-DRIVE ev is a rugged USB 3.0, 2.5-inch, 7200RPM hard drive-based external storage solution with transfer rates of up to 136MB/s. It is available in 1TB or 500GB capacities.
The Evolution Series G-DRIVE ev PLUS external hard drive module with USB 3.0 delivers transfer rates up to 250MB/s, which can be paired with an Evolution Series G-DOCK ev, or used as a standalone external storage device. It comes in a 1TB capacity.
The G-DOCK ev, which includes two 1TB G-DRIVE ev modules, will be available in May for an RRP of £599.95. Additional 500GB or 1TB G-DRIVE ev modules can be purchased separately for a RRP of £119.95 and £159.95, respectively. The 1TB G-DRIVE ev PLUS modules can also be purchased separately for use with the G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt. The G-DRIVE ev PLUS modules will be available in summer 2013 for £279.95 RRP.
Also announced was the G DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt, compact, desktop external hard drive that delivers hard drive capacity with SSD-like performance. It is specially designed to be able to deal with the large video and stills files that advenced DSLRs produce today.
The G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt will be available in summer 2013. The RRP for the 4TB G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt will be £674.95. A 2TB G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt solution will be available for £554.95.
For more information, visit the G Technology website
1 Capacity and performance requirements to support 2K, 4K and other media formats vary by camera and supported media formats, as well as related pixel sizes, frame rates, compressed or uncompressed media, and color models and depths.