The Promise Pegasus3 12TB Mac OS Edition R4 4-Bay RAID Unboxing and Walkthrough

Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage for Mac and Apple Users for 2017 in the Pegasus R4 40GB/s DAS

Good news for those who just purchased their MacBook Pro and want to upgrade to the very latest Thunderbolt 3 Storage accessories, Promise have released the Pegasus3 Symply Edition Series. Featuring Thunderbolt™ 3 technology over a USB-C connection, it delivers incredible speed and performance for HD and 4K video editing and creative workflows with ease of use and performance optimisation from Symply. Promise Pegasus has been around for a while and their popular Pegasus2 was a firm favourite, in particular with Mac users in Photo and Video editing suites – So now that the wait is finally over for a Thunderbolt3 DAS from Promise, we want to see whether it can live up to it’s reputation!

What are the Specs of the Pegasus3 Thunderbolt3 RAID Storage?



The Pegasus R4, R6 and R8

4-8Bay hardware RAID enclosure

2x Thunderbolt 3 technology ports (40Gbps)
RAID  0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Height: 7.5 in / 19.2 cm
Width: 7.3 in / 18.7 cm
Length: 9.6 in / 24.5 cm
15 lb / 6.8 kg

3-year warranty

What can the Pegasus3 Thunderbolt3 RAID Tower do?

new-release-the-pegasus3-symply-edition-featuring-thunderbolt-3-for-mac-in-the-r8-r6-and-r4-4FAST JUST GOT FASTER – Pegasus3 Symply Edition Series with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology delivers incredible speed and performance for HD and 4K video editing and creative workflow with ease of use and performance optimization from Symply.

Performance meets protection – HD or 4K (Ultra-HD) workflow environments create enormous amounts of content. In many cases, that content is irreplaceable, and in every case, the loss of content is not just inconvenient but costly – especially if you miss your deadline. Pegasus3 Symply Edition Series combines lightning fast speed and advanced RAID protection to ensure your work is safe and secure.

The perfect complement to the all-new MacBook Pro- The amazing all-new MacBook Pro from Apple deserves the finest Thunderbolt™3 RAID  available.  Pegasus3 Symply Edition delivers the capacity and performance engineered by the industry leader Promise, and ease of use and optimization of Symply, to make even the most demanding creative projects easy. With dual Thunderbolt™3 ports, expanding devices or adding dual 5K displays is fast and easy.

new-release-the-pegasus3-symply-edition-featuring-thunderbolt-3-for-mac-in-the-r8-r6-and-r4-2 Configurations to fit any need – With 4, 6 and 8 drive configurations, from 12TB to 48TB, we have storage solutions to fit the unique needs of the production professional. Want more speed – use SSD drives, or adjust your RAID settings. Pegasus3 Symply Edition supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD.

Master 4K – edit, store or stream – Experience the ability to seamlessly edit and stream HD or 4K (Ultra HD) content, while backing up those files at the same time! Thanks to the world’s fastest connectivity speed (40 Gb/s – double the speed of the previous generation), Thunderbolt™3 perfectly supports bandwidth-hogging, high-resolution workflows.

Unleash your creativity – Being away from the studio for a shoot doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the RAID protection or speeds of your SAN storage. You can take this compact, portable package almost anywhere. This makes it ideal for filmmakers, photographers, graphic designers and other multimedia professionals, especially on set – where speed matters, and everyone is charging by the hour!

The Promise Pegasus3 is available to buy in the following 4-Bay, 6-Bay and 8-Bay solutions:

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Mac OS Thunderbolt 3 Edition R4


Promise Pegasus3 Symply

Mac OS Thunderbolt 3 Edition R6


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Mac OS Thunderbolt 3 Edition R8