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Drobo 5C 5 Bay Storage Array USB Type-C 3.0

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  • Products Name: Drobo 5C 5 Bay Storage Array USB Type-C 3.0
  • Model#: DR-5C-DDR4A61
  • Brand: Drobo
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  • Net Weight: 3.000Kg
  • Warranty: 24 Months
  • Form Factor : 5 Bays

Enhanced Backup for Time Machine
Upgrading With the Remarkable Drobo 5C
BeyondRAID storage technology that protects data against a hard disk crash
State-of-the-art USB Type-C connector

The Drobo 5C is the latest generation of the award-winning platform that started it all. It holds true to the unique design and simplicity that has made Drobo the best desktop storage solution for storing and protecting all your data. Whether you are at home or in the office storage expertise is not required to ensure your data is always safe and protected. It includes the state-of-the-art USB Type-C connector for a simple way to attach the Drobo to your PC or Mac. USB-C is compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

Inside every Drobo is the revolutionary BeyondRAID storage technology that protects data against a hard disk crash, yet is simple enough for anyone to use. As long as you have more than a single disk in Drobo, all data on Drobo is safe no matter which hard disk fails. There's no need to worry about anything else.

Connectivity 1 x USB 3.0 port, Type-C

Drives and Expansion

Up to five (5) 3.5³ SATA II/III hard disk drives (sold separately).
Drives of any manufacturer, capacity, spindle speed, and/or cache can be used. No carriers or tools required. Click here for drive recommendations.
Expandable by adding drives or hot-swapping drives with larger ones. Use the Capacity Calculator to estimate available storage in various configurations.

BeyondRAID Features

Thin Provisioning
Instant Expansion
Mixed Drive Size Utilization
Automatic Protection Levels
Single or Dual-Disk Redundancy
Virtual Hot Spare
Data Aware
Drive Re-ordering


Drive bay indicator lights, capacity gauge, status lights
Drobo Dashboard version 2.8.3 or later

Operating System Support

Apple® Macintosh® macOS 10.10 and higher
Microsoft® Windows® 10
Microsoft® Windows® 8
Microsoft® Windows® 7

File System Options

Apple® macOS: HFS+
Microsoft® Windows: NTFS

Hardware Features

Carrier-less Drive Bays
Power Fail Protection with Internal Battery
Metal Chassis and Cover
Kensington Lock Port for Security (lock not included)

Additional Software Features

Drive Spin Down
Dim Lights
macOS Time Machine Support
Warranty One (1) year warranty in the US or outside the EU or two (2) year warranty in the EU.

Size and Weight

Desktop Form Factor
Width: 5.9 in (150.3 mm)
Height: 7.3 in (185.4 mm)
Depth: 10.3 in (262.3 mm)
Weight: 8.5 lb (3.9 kg) without hard drives, power supply, or packaging

Power and Cooling

AC Input 100-240VAC~2A, 50-60Hz
DC Output 12V, 10A, 120W max
Fixed, 120mm variable speed cooling fan

Box Contents

Drobo 5C
3.3 ft. (1 m) USB 3.0, Type-A to Type-C cable
9.3 ft. (2.8 m) power cord with power adaptor
Quick Start Card