We do post production and currently run a Sonnet 500P 5 Drive Enclosure/Sonnet X4P Sata Card on our edit suite, and have 10 drives sitting in clamshells or various enclosures. So I'm trying to improve our storage setup. I've come across Norco brand drive enclosures - especially the DS-1500, 15 Drive eSata box. The general plan will be to run on our G5 based server with access mostly done via Gigabit ethernet and Final Cut Server.
15 Drives, 4 eSATA ports, 4U Rack Height.
Free PCI/PCI-X eSATA Card. Mac Support.
$US799 / $NZ1120 + Shipping + GST
Has anyone had any experience with any of Norcos enclosures or the cards?
Also, they also have a cool 10 Drive Array, the NORCO DS-1220N (Review) -