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Glyph Studio Mini Professional Portable Hard Drive
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The Glyph Studio Mini provides the project studio owner with professional-level speed, reliability and quality.Mobile storage for the creative profes...Click To Read More About This Product
6-Month* financing available.
USA designed and manufactured.
The Glyph Studio Mini provides the project studio owner with professional-level speed, reliability and quality.
Mobile storage for the creative professional
Blistering transfer speeds, heat-transfer technology, disk health monitoring, optimized firmware, bus-powered, and squeezed inside an elegantly designed industrial steel and aluminum enclosure.
More than 4 times faster than FireWire
With transfer speeds up to 420 MB/s, the Studio mini offers true next-generation USB 3.0 performance. This means faster editing, quick rendering, more tracks, more samples, and a more efficient workflow.
No more searching for a bulky power adapter when you're pressed for time and on the go. Studio mini is bus-powered by USB or FireWire. An AC adapter is an optional accessory if your configuration does not support bus-power.
Engineered to stay cool
Our unique heat transfer technology draws heat away from internal components, moves it to the aluminum exterior to dissipate, and significantly reduces the chance of component failure.
Custom sensors monitor the health of your Studio mini, warning you of activity patterns that indicate potential problems with your drive.
Glyph is so confident that their drive systems perform at the most reliable level, they back them up with a 3-Year warranty, 2-Year Free Basic Data Recovery Policy, and 1-Year Advance Replacement (U.S. Continental 48 States only).
Plug and play
Studio mini comes ready for use with Mac so you can plug in and begin storing your files immediately. It's also Time Machine compatible, so you can begin backing up your computer right away. Windows user? No problem! A simple reformat will configure your Studio mini for use with a PC.
Faster than FireWire
Plug and play
USA design and construction
Order today for legendary speed, reliability and quality.
Power supply: Bus-powered via USB or FireWire
optional power adapter available as an accessory
Warranty: 3 year hardware warranty
2 year level I data recovery
1 year overnight advance replacement
In the box: Studio mini professional mobile hard drive
USB 3.0 cable
Compastibility: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, and 8
Mac OS X 10.4 or above
Cooling design: Heat-transfer
Size and weight: 1" x 4.8" x 3.6"
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
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Comments about Studio mini Professional Portable Hard Drive:
I got this drive with an MF discount coupon. I'm using it as backup storage for home studio digital files. I usually use an SSD for real time storage/processing. At 7200rpm this is so much faster than my other 5400rpm drives. It's so fast it probably could compare to the SSDs as far as access speed and latency and it does make backups much quicker. I still like the SSDs for their size and portability, since I'm away from home quite a bit.
It came formatted for OS but reformatting it for my Win10 platform (NTFS) was quick and easy. I've never used or owned a GLYPH product before and I haven't owned this one for very long, so I can't vouch for its reliability, but other reviews I've read have been very positive and they were a big factor in my trying this drive.
- Rock solid warranty
- Well built
- Difficult To Install
- Requires reformatting for Windows
- High-End Multimedia
- Home Studio recording/backup
Comments about Glyph Studio mini Professional Portable Hard Drive:
I got this because I wanted a reliable, fast backup for audio files from my home studio that I could take on the road while traveling. Most hard drives I own are consumer level and run at about 5k RPM. Although I still prefer SSDs for real-time processing, at 7200 RPM and USB 3, this one is fast enough to be my primary storage device. Initially, I found the unit to be a bit hard to setup with my Win10 laptop. It comes pre-formatted for Mac and when I reformatted for NTFS, my computer didn't recognize it. Believing it was defective, I exchanged it for another one and it seems to be OK. (Kudos to MF for a fast and trouble free exchange.) The latest one is working fine and provides a reliable place for my backup files to be stored.
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