CalDigit Offers FREE CalDigit VR with Purchase of HDElement!

Placentia, California, July 1, 2009 – CalDigit is continuing its summer of savings with a very special promotion on the HDElement. Buy an HDElement or HDElement expansion unit and get a free CalDigit VR. That’s a value of up to $949. This offer is only good for a limited time so act fast.


You’ll get a free CalDigit VR 2TB with the purchase of a 4TB HDElement or a free CalDigit VR 3TB with the purchase of a 6TB HDElement. This offer is good on purchases made at participating CalDigit resellers in the US and Canada July 1st through September 30th of 2009. Participating resellers are: B&H, Tekserve, Carbon Sound and Picture, Create More, Melrose Mac and Powermax.

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HDElement and the CalDigit RAID Card

The CalDigit RAID Card is an incredibly flexible hardware RAID solution that supports online migration and expansion. This means you can pay as your business grows and you’ll never have to worry about losing your data. The CalDigit RAID Card features an Intel XScale processor, 256MB of fixed cache and battery backup. It supports 100% hardware RAID performance and protection for up to four internal drives and twelve externally via the HDElement (an enclosure which contains 4 drives). The HDElement connects directly to the CalDigit RAID Card through the extremely fast mini-SAS ports on the rear of the card. CalDigit’s RAID Shield software makes it easy to manage the complete RAID system and provides advanced event notification. The CalDigit RAID card has all the innovative technology found in the HDPro like ASTT and support for RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and JBOD. The more drives connected to the CalDigit RAID Card, the faster the performance. With just four drives, speeds of up to 245MB/s can be reached with RAID 5 protection, upgrade to 16 drives and the speed increases to 500MB/s. The CalDigit RAID Card and HDElement are completely bootable and even Bootcamp bootable, something no other RAID card can do. Several accessories are available for different configurations, making the CalDigit RAID Card and HDElement a flexible and powerful solution.

CalDigit VR

The CalDigit VR is the the most advanced two drive RAID system in it’s class, supporting a quadruple interface for easy connectivity (Firewire 400/800, USB 2.0, and eSATA). There is no performance loss when daisy chaining the CalDigit VR using Firewire 800. The CalDigit VR’s modular design provides two hot swappable drive modules and an easy to read front LCD. With support for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD the CalDigit VR can reach speeds of up to 220MB/s, and includes a easy to use GUI for configuration and monitoring which supports email notification. The CalDigit VR packs a ton of performance into a small package, making it a truly portable solution.

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CalDigit has been dedicated to the content creation industry for over ten years. Every product is exclusively designed with the user’s requirement in mind. CalDigit has a team of world-class software and hardware engineers. Closely bonded, the CalDigit team works to develop the best RAID software and hardware in the industry. CalDigit is the one source for Video Editors, Photographers, and Musicians. CalDigit offers users a secure, practical, and a sleek modular design, which provides users with advanced replacement and true single vendor support. CalDigit is your complete RAID solution choice, at an affordable price. Corporate headquarters are located in Northern Orange County, California, where all products are tested and assembled.