Sonnet Previews Film & Broadcast Products

  • At the 2010 NAB Show in April, Sonnet Technologies will showcase myriad new products designed for professional users in the film, video, and broadcast industries like its Qio Professional Universal Media Reader/Writer.

Designed for in-studio or on-location applications, Sonnet's Qio professional universal media reader/writer is an alternative to stand-alone card readers. It features dual P2, SxS, and CompactFlash slots and can transfer data from two cards concurrently. (An included adapter handles SDHC cards.) Qio moves files between any cards, attached drives, or host computer with aggregate bandwidth up to 250 MB/sec.

The Sonnet Fusion RX1600Fibre is an expandable 16-drive RAID shared fibre channel storage system optimized for video editing. Available in 16TB or 32TB configurations, the RX1600Fibre can provide direct access to assets for up to four users without a dedicated server or an added fibre switch. Employing a four-port 8Gb fibre channel interface.

The Sonnet Fusion DX800RAID is an expandable, eight-drive RAID direct-attached storage system with an included PCIe RAID controller card. Available in configurations from 4TB to 16TB, features eight 3.5-inch RAID/Enterprise edition or Sonnet-certified desktop SATA hard drive modules, and a built-in Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) expander that enables up to 16 DX800RAID enclosures to be hosted through a single Sonnet RAID controller.For more information, visit

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