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Pegasus2 Series

Safe and fast are no longer mutually exclusive

The world’s first and fastest Thunderbolt™ 2 hardware RAID storage solution offers the creative enthusiast or professional portable RAID storage for rich media, post-production, or large file size graphics. It’s perfect for offsite shoots, remote studios or small work groups.

Get the most out of your Pegasus2 with ChronoSync Pegasus Edition

ChronoSync Pegasus Edition allows you to backup your data, clone your hard drive, sync files between two computers and store redundant backups in the cloud. From backing up your personal photos to safeguarding terabytes of critical data, ChronoSync Pegasus Edition is an efficient solution for individuals, small business and large institutions alike. Please visit Promise eStore to purchase ChronoSync Pegasus Edition.

Pegasus2 users can now easily manage Rich Media projects from any computer on their network. The axle Starter software makes it radically simple to find, preview and share media files right on your network. You can access all your media content from any browser and no cloud is required. axle Starter also features a plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Please visit Promise eStore to purchase axle Starter.

When speed matters

Showcasing Intel’s revolutionary Thunderbolt™ 2 connectivity, the Pegasus2 boasts a staggering 20 Gb/s speed - more than enough to effortlessly handle and accelerate any 3D or 4K (Ultra-HD) workflow environment.

The perfect partner for the Mac Pro

When you combine the innovation of the new Mac Pro with Thunderbolt™ 2 and the capacity and performance of the industry’s fastest storage solution, Pegasus2 – amazing things happen. Easily expand the Mac Pro’s flash storage capacity by daisy-chaining multiple Pegasus2 systems to achieve massive amounts of additional storage space!

Windows compatible

Pegasus works with Window environments, too. For example, you could build an amazing system with Promise Windows compatible Thunderbolt™ 2 solutions and HP Z Workstations for exceptionally fast connectivity, enabling users to push the limits of their creativity.

Master 4K – edit, store or stream!

Experience the ability to seamlessly edit and stream 4K (Ultra HD) content, while backing up those files at the same time! Thanks to the world’s fastest connectivity speed (20 Gb/s - double the speed of the previous generation), Thunderbolt™ 2 perfectly supports bandwidth-hogging 4K workflows.

Unleash your creativity

Being away from the studio for a shoot doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the RAID protection or speeds of your SAN storage. You can take this compact, portable package almost anywhere. This makes it ideal for filmmakers, photographers, graphic designers and other multimedia professionals.

New Pegasus2 R2+

Pegasus2 R2+ is a Thunderbolt 2 hardware RAID 0/1 storage solution with USB 3.0 that includes two hot-swappable hard disk drives and a versatile media bay, which offers users a choice of three interchangeable pods for convenient media exchange - a CF/SD Reader, SSD Reader and 1TB HDD Pod. Plus, each pod comes with USB 3.0 Micro-B for independent access, providing the ability interchange the Pod away from the editing suite.

Note that the USB 3.0 connection and Thunderbolt connection CANNOT be used at the same time.
A drive or connected device in the Media Bay is not detected when using the USB 3.0 connection.

Please read the Pegasus2 R2+ Product Manual for more information.

Models

  • Features
    • Affordable Thunderbolt™ 2 storage for consumers and prosumers with media bay and Pods for convenient data exchange
    • Pod Options: HDD Pod, SSD Reader Pod
    • Thunderbolt™ 2 and USB 3.0 interface
    • Each Pod also has USB 3.0 for independent use
    • 6TB on 2 hot-swappable LFF HDDs configurable as RAID 0/1
  • Specifications

    Specifications

    Form Factor
    Desktop 2-Bay Enclosure with CF/SD Reader Pod
    Thunderbolt Technology Ports
    2x Thunderbolt™ 2 ports (20 Gbps)
    1x USB 3.0 Type-B port (5GBps) *
    Pods
    1TB HDD Pod
    SSD Reader Pod
    Cables
    R2+ Unit – 1x Thunderbolt™ 2 cable, 1x USB 3.0 Type A to Type B cable
    Pods – 1x USB 3.0 Type-A to micro-B
    RAID Levels
    Hardware RAID 0/1
    Compatibility
    6TB (2 x 3TB)
    7200 RPM
    Dimensions
    Height: 5.3 in / 13.48 cm
    Width: 7.3 in / 18.5 cm
    Length: 9.8 in / 24.95 cm
    Weight
    13.41 lb / 6.1 kg
    Supported Operating Systems
    OS X 10.8.5 or higher, Windows 7, 8.1, and 10
    Warranty
    2-year warranty
    *Note that the USB 3.0 connection and Thunderbolt connection CANNOT be used at the same time. A drive or connected device in the Media Bay is not detected when using the USB 3.0 connection.
    Please read the Pegasus2 R2+ Product Manual for more information.
  • Resources

    News

    Promise Technology Previews Next Generation Hardware RAID Storage at Broadcast India Show 2019

    October 17, 2019

    Promise Technology, a leading rich media storage technology provider, announced it will be previewing its newly Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB 3.2 Gen 2 hardware RAID storage for users on Macs and PCs, Pegasus32 Series, at Broadcast India. Additionally, Promise will be showcasing its VTrak D5000 unified storage which is ideal for multi-user collaboration to ingest, edit, stream, and process rich media. Furthermore, Vess R3000 the perfect storage solution for SMBs. Demos of Pegasus32, SANLink3, VTrak D5000 and Vess R3000 will take place in Promise’s stand (B-218) on the show floor at the Bombay Convention Center in Mumbai, India from October 17 - 19.

    Promise Technology Showcases Latest Storage Solutions Optimized for Rich Media Workflows at IBC2019

    September 10, 2019

    Promise Technology, a recognized global leader in the storage industry, will be at IBC2019 showcasing its industry renown storage solutions tailored for rich media segment. Following the recent announcement of Pegasus R4i and J2i, the storage options custom-designed for the new Mac Pro, Promise Technology will showcase its latest storage solutions optimized for the rich media segment. IBC2019 attendees can visit Promise on the show floor to learn more about those solutions, including the Pegasus32, the first self-powered storage solutions on the market to offer connectivity for both Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB 3.2 Gen 2, as well its newest unified storage solution, Vess R3000, designed with the content community in mind. These products and more will be on display at Promise’s booth September 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam, Hall 5 — 5.A25.

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