UR2-B32: M.2 NVMe SSD Hardware RAID Storage with USB3.2 20Gbps

 

 

Overview

 

Introducing the UR2-B32, a state-of-the-art NVMe SSD RAID storage solution designed for professionals who demand high efficiency and reliability in their data management. This device is a powerhouse, featuring a Type-C 5V power connector for energy-efficient operation, and offering a range of RAID configurations (RAID 0, 1, JBOD, BIG) to suit various data handling requirements. The UR2-B32 comes equipped with a pair of USB cables: one is a Type-C to Type-C USB cable, intended for data transfer, and the other is a Type-C to Type-A USB cable, designed for 5V DC power input. its universal compatibility with USB Type-C and Thunderbolt™ 3/4 hosts makes it a versatile choice for a wide array of devices. The UR2-B32 excels in high-speed data transfers, courtesy of its USB3.2 Gen2 cable, enabling speeds up to 20Gbps. It also boasts a secure, hot-swappable M.2 NVMe SSD tray for seamless drive replacements, an intuitive LED disk status indicator, and a manually adjustable low-noise fan for effective cooling. Crafted with a durable aluminum design, it ensures optimal performance even under heavy workloads. The UR2-B32 is not just a storage device; it's a comprehensive solution, perfect for professionals who need a reliable, fast, and adaptable data storage and management system.

Features

 

1. Type-C 5V Power Connector: The UR2-B32 is equipped with a DC input, featuring a standard 5V power Type-C connector complete with an ON/OFF switch, offering convenience and energy efficiency.

 

2. Dual M.2 NVMe SSD Support: Experience blazing-fast data access with support for two M.2 NVMe SSDs. Ideal for tasks that demand high-speed data processing

 

 

3. Four RAID Configuration Modes: Adapt your storage strategy with four selectable RAID modes - RAID 0, 1, JBOD, and BIG. Each mode is designed to meet specific requirements, from high-speed data access and redundancy to maximizing storage capacity.

 

 

4. Universal Compatibility: Embrace a world of possibilities with support for USB Type-C and Thunderbolt™ 3/4 (USB-C) hosts. The UR2-B32's compatibility range makes it a versatile option for a variety of devices and users.

 

 

5. High-Speed Connectivity: Experience efficiency like never before with the included USB3.2 Gen2 cable, enabling data transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps. This feature ensures your workflow remains uninterrupted and productive.

 

 

6. Secure, Hot-Swappable SSD Tray: The UR2-B32 boasts a secure, hot-swappable M.2 NVMe SSD tray, allowing for quick and safe drive replacements without the need to shut down your system, thus maintaining continuous operation and productivity.

 

 

7. Intuitive LED Disk Status Indicator: Keep a vigilant eye on your drive's status with the LED disk status indicator, designed for easy monitoring of your system's health and performance.

 

 

8. Manually Adjustable Low-Noise Fan: Equipped with a manually adjustable low-noise fan, the UR2-B32 ensures effective cooling while maintaining a quiet work environment, essential for maintaining focus and efficiency.

 

 

9. Durable Aluminum Design: The robust aluminum structure of the UR2-B32 not only adds to its durability but also excels in efficient heat dissipation, ensuring optimal performance of your drives even under extensive workloads.

 

 

10. Cross-Platform Compatibility: The UR2-B32 seamlessly integrates with both PC and Mac systems, offering a flexible and comprehensive solution for all users.

 

 

11. Easy Drive Management: With its plug-and-play functionality, managing your drives is effortless, making it a user-friendly experience even for non-technical users.

 

 

12. Efficient Cooling System: The innovative low-noise fan design ensures rapid heat dissipation, which is key to prolonging the lifespan of your SSDs and maintaining peak performance.

 

 

13. RAIDON Status Guard GUI: Stay informed with the RAIDON status guard GUI (For Windows Only). This user-friendly interface allows you to effortlessly monitor your RAID configuration and system's overall health and performance.

 

14. Dual USB Cable Configuration: The UR2-B32 includes two varieties of USB cables; a USB 3.2 cable capable of up to 20Gbps for high-speed performance, and a USB C to A cable is utilized as a 5V DC power input. This device features backward compatible with USB 3.0 (5Gbps), which is activated when the USB C to A cable is connected to traditional devices and the USB C to C cable is served as a 5V DC power input.

 

The UR2-B32 transcends the traditional boundaries of storage devices, offering a comprehensive solution that caters to the evolving needs of modern professionals. It's not just about storing data; it's about providing a reliable, efficient, and versatile tool that keeps pace with your professional demands. Embrace the future of storage with the UR2-B32 – where your data's integrity, accessibility, and security are our utmost priority.

 

Benefits


The UR2-B32, with its array of features, offers a multitude of application benefits across various fields and scenarios:

 

1. Portable and Flexible Powering (Type-C 5V Power Connector): Ideal for mobile setups like on-site photography, outdoor video editing, or any fieldwork where power sources are limited. The convenience and energy efficiency of the Type-C connector make it perfect for travel and remote work environments.

 

 

2. High-Speed Data Processing (Dual M.2 NVMe SSD Support): Beneficial for professionals in video editing, 3D rendering, gaming development, and real-time data analysis, where rapid data access and processing are crucial.

 

 

3. Versatile Data Management (Four RAID Configuration Modes): Offers tailored storage solutions for various applications - RAID 0 for high-speed editing and large file handling, RAID 1 for critical data backup, JBOD for individual drive use in day-to-day tasks, and BIG for maximizing storage space in archiving large volumes of data.

 

 

4. Wide Device Compatibility (Universal Compatibility): A boon for IT professionals and multi-platform environments (like creative studios using both Macs and PCs), ensuring seamless integration and data sharing across different systems.

 

 

5. Uninterrupted Workflow (High-Speed Connectivity): Essential for time-sensitive tasks in sectors like finance, where data transfer speed is critical, or in broadcasting, where large video files require quick movement.

 

 

6. Operational Continuity (Secure, Hot-Swappable SSD Tray): Key for server maintenance, data centers, and critical computing environments where downtime needs to be minimized.

 

 

7. Real-Time Monitoring (Intuitive LED Disk Status Indicator): Useful in IT infrastructure management and for individual professionals who need to keep a close eye on storage health and performance without extensive technical intervention.

 

 

8. Quiet Operation (Manually Adjustable Low-Noise Fan): Ideal in studio environments, libraries, and academic settings where noise minimization is essential.

 

 

9. Durability in Demanding Conditions (Durable Aluminum Design): Perfect for use in harsh working environments or in fieldwork where equipment is exposed to extensive use and heat.

 

 

10. Cross-Platform Flexibility (Cross-Platform Compatibility): Great for collaborative environments involving various operating systems, ensuring smooth workflow across different platforms.

 

 

11. User-Friendly Interface (Easy Drive Management): Simplifies the user experience for non-technical users in small businesses or creative fields, making drive management hassle-free.

 

 

12. Longevity and Reliability (Efficient Cooling System): Crucial for data centers, long-term archival solutions, and environments where equipment is expected to run 24/7 without overheating.

 

 

13. Enhanced Oversight (RAIDON Status Guard GUI): Offers an easy-to-use interface for monitoring RAID configurations, particularly beneficial for IT managers and professionals who need to maintain optimal system performance.

 

In summary, the UR2-B32 is a versatile and robust storage solution, well-suited for a wide range of professional applications, from creative industries and IT management to fieldwork and data-intensive environments, offering efficiency, reliability, and ease of use. 

 

Compatible with MAC OS and windows OS

 

The UR2-B32 is engineered for broad adaptability, seamlessly integrating with both PC and Mac platforms. This ensures users, irrespective of their operating system preference, can access and manage their data without compatibility constraints, simplifying workflows and eliminating the need for multiple storage devices.

Versatile Storage Solutions

 

The UR2-B32 accommodates two M.2 NVMe SSDs (2242/2260/2280), offers rapid data access and durability, ideal for high-speed tasks. This compatibility grants users the flexibility to optimize their storage based on speed, capacity, or budget.

 

Hot-swappable drives support

 

A notable feature of the UR2-B32 is its support for hot-swappable drives. This capability enables users to replace or change the M.2 NVMe SSDs without the need to shut down or reboot the system, thereby maintaining continuous operation. This is particularly beneficial in maintaining productivity and minimizing downtime. Whether you need to upgrade your storage capacity or replace a drive, the hot-swapping functionality of the UR2-B32 allows you to do so efficiently and effortlessly.

 

 

Removable M.2 NVMe SSD tray with key lock

 

The UR2-B32 comes fitted with two M.2 NVMe SSD trays that are not only easy to install but are also compatible with any type of M.2 NVMe SSD. It boasts a sturdy aluminum casing that not only safeguards your data but also provides superior heat dissipation.

 

Dual USB Cable Configuration: The UR2-B32 includes two varieties of USB cables

 

a USB 3.2 cable capable of up to 20Gbps for high-speed performance, and a USB C to A cable is utilized as a 5V DC power input. This device features backward compatible with USB 3.0 (5Gbps), which is activated when the USB C to A cable is connected to traditional devices and the USB C to C cable is served as a 5V DC power input.

 

RAIDON Status Guard GUI (For Windows Only):

 

The RAIDON Status Guard GUI is a specialized, Windows-optimized interface for the UR2-B32, enhancing the user experience for Windows users through:

 

Seamless Windows Integration: Designed specifically for the Windows operating system, ensuring a smooth and intuitive user experience that aligns with the familiar Windows environment.


Real-Time Monitoring and Alerts: Offers a comprehensive dashboard for monitoring RAID configurations and drive health, with customizable alerts and notifications through the Windows notification system for immediate issue awareness.


In essence, the RAIDON Status Guard GUI for Windows significantly simplifies RAID management and system monitoring, making it an invaluable tool for Windows users seeking an efficient and user-friendly storage management solution.

 

Four RAID Modes Support


The UR2-B32 is equipped with four RAID modes. Further enhancing its versatility is an integrated RAID mode switch, allowing users to swiftly toggle between RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD, and Big configurations. This feature not only optimizes storage performance but also offers varying levels of data redundancy and management based on user preferences.

 

Compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3/4

 

UR2-B32 is equipped with USB3.2 Gen2 x2 Type-C (20Gbps). The UR2-B32 employs a Gbp interface and is compatible with host computers that use Type-C and Thunderbolt™ 3/4 (USB-C). It complies with all USB3.2 Gen1,2/2.0 specifications. Users can utilize the USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C to C cable of the UR2-B32 to link with the USB Type-C or Thunderbolt™ 3/4 (USB-C) interface of devices like MacBook Pro or iMac Pro, or to connect with a PC or laptop equipped with a USB Type-C interface. This allows for data transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps.

LED Indicator for Disk Status Display

 

UR2-B32 provides the LED indicator for disk status display. When data accessing, the LED will flash light on, it allows user to understand the data access status quickly.

Mechanism

Durable aluminum structure design

 

UR2-B32 is made by the durable aluminum housing and designed with the 3cm silent fan that help for the excellent heat dissipation with the long time use.

Low noise Fan, with manual fan speed control switch

 

The new UR2-B32 have the manual fan adjustment that users can adjust the fan speed to high speed or low speed.  User does not need to worry about the fan sound to disturb the work environment, and the device can be still working efficiency. 

Applications

 

The UR2-B32, with its advanced features, can be utilized in a variety of general and AI-specific applications:

 

General Applications

 

Professional Content Creation: Ideal for video editors, graphic designers, and animators who require high-speed data access and large storage capacities for editing and storing large multimedia files.

 

1.Data Backup and Security: With RAID 1 configuration, it's perfect for businesses and individuals who need to back up critical data, offering redundancy to protect against data loss.


 

Application

2.High-Speed Data Transfer Tasks: Useful in environments like photography, videography, and scientific research where large files need to be transferred quickly.

 

 


3.Gaming and VR Development: Can be used by game developers and VR content creators for fast data processing and storage of large, resource-intensive game files and VR environments.


4.Server and Network Storage: In small business environments, it can function as a network-attached storage device for file sharing, backups, and collaborative projects.

AI Applications

 

1. Machine Learning and Data Analysis: The high-speed data processing capability is beneficial for machine learning tasks, where large datasets are used for training algorithms.

 

 

2. AI Model Development: Developers can use it to store and manage large datasets required for training complex AI models, especially in deep learning applications.

 

 

3. Edge Computing: In edge computing scenarios, especially where AI is involved in processing data from IoT devices, its fast data access and storage capabilities can be crucial.

 

 

4. AI-Driven Research: Useful in research areas like genomics, climate modeling, or physics, where AI algorithms process vast amounts of data.

 

 

5. Real-Time Analytics: In scenarios like financial trading or real-time monitoring systems, where AI is used to analyze data and make quick decisions, its high-speed data transfer rates are beneficial.

 

 

6. Autonomous Vehicle Development: Can be used in the development and testing of autonomous vehicle systems, which require the processing and storage of massive amounts of sensor and simulation data.

 

 

7. Robotics and Automation: Useful in robotics research and development, where AI algorithms often need to process large amounts of sensor data and control information.

 

 

Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.

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Specification

Specification


 
Model No UR2-B32
Interfaces USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C ( up to 20 Gbps ) 
Compatible Drive 2 x M.2 NVMe SSD (2242/2260/2280)
Certification CE/FCC
Storage Mode BIG Mode
JBOD - Independent Mode 
RAID 0 - Speed Mode
RAID 1 - Safe Mode
Operating System 
Support
Windows 7 or above, OS X 10.10 or above, Linux
Cooling System 3 cm Low noise fan
Electrical and 
Operating 
Requirements
Requirements * Line voltage: 100-240V AC
* Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight Height : 41 mm Width : 97 mm Depth : 165.3 mm
Carton 10 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * UR2-B32 x 1 (with removable 2 x UBOX mini)
* USB 3.2 (Type-C to Type-C) Cable x 1
* USB 3.2 (Type-C to Type-A) Cable x 1
* Accessory kit
* Quick Installation Guide             

 

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