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Drobo 5C review

With space for five separate drives and Drobo's BeyondRAID storage technology, the 5C may well be the secure storage solution every photographer needs


Drive compatibility 3.5-inch internal SATA II/III (sold separately)

Drive bays 5

Connectivity 1 x USB Type-C port

Operating systems Windows 7, 8 or 10; macOS 10.10 or later

File system options Windows, NTFS; macOS, HFS+

Software Drobo Dashboard 2.8.3 or later (included)

Disk redundancy Single disk (default), dual disk (optional)

Maximum capacity 64TB

Power protection Internal battery

Power AC power adaptor

Dimensions 150 x 185 x 262mm

Weight 3.9kg (without drives)