"Like my other Drobo, but faster"5.0 starson by EventLaurie
Pros: - safer and faster than other portable drives
- very fast setup, just a couple of minutes
- very easy to use, plug and go
Cons: - not bus powered (has too many drives for that)
Summary: I have always liked Drobo. I am not a techie which is why I have liked them, and have been eager for a faster one. I got this one and am happy to say it is really fast, even faster than I expected on my MacBook Air. And I can take it with me when I go to events to protect what I capture when traveling.
For me, I don't find it expensive or esoteric, which is why I wanted to post this when I saw the review. Even full of hard drives, it is lower cost than my laptop, software, camera, and the travel cost when I go to events. As a creative pro, the design is just what I look for. I might not choose this for desktop-only, but it was a great choice for what I and other photographers use it for.