RDX® QuikStor

Removable Disk System

The RDX QuikStor media-based removable storage system offers rugged, reliable and convenient storage for backup, archive, data interchange and disaster recovery. It provides enterprise performance and fast access, with transfer rates of up to 936 GB/hr and capacities up to 2 TB per cartridge.

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Benefits

  • Vast capacities: 320 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB or 2 TB of hard disk capacity or 128 GB, 256 GB or 512 GB of solid-state disk capacity on one piece of media.
  • Fast access: Blistering disk-based speed and access provides up to 46 MB/s with SATA or 260 MB/s with SuperSpeed USB3.0
  • Shock-proof design: Ruggedized media
  • Convenient & Secure: Expand capacity and span backups across media. Media rotation and off-site copies for archiving and peace of mind
  • Mobile: The external USB3+ version can be used as a mobile storage device
  • Windows-Backup support
  • Interface: SATA or USB3.0 high speed
  • Greater than a 10-year archive life
  • Cost-effective solution that suits all sectors from SOHO to departmental users
  • Full backward and forward compatibility
  • 3-year warranty: Advanced Replacement Service
  • Encryption capable

RDX removable disk storage media

Easy

RDX QuikStor combines the portability and reliability of tape-based backup with the speed and simplicity of a hard disk drive. Compact internal or external RDX drives accept pocket-sized RDX media. Your computer will recognize each cartridge and provide instant access and easy drag-and-drop control.

Fast

Write and read access is near-instant allowing users to work directly with the data on the media like one would with any other hard disk drive. With RDX capacities ranging from 320 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB to 2 TB and RDX SSD media capacities ranging from 128 GB, 256 GB to 512 GB, users have enough capacity to support a wide range of storage requirements, ensuring their data is fully protected.

Rugged

RDX drives are tough, and media is shockproof and rugged enough to last more than 10 years. Knocks and drops don't mean lost data. Plus valuable data can be further protected through Tandberg Data's RCE encryption software, ensuring complete peace of mind.

Portable

The RDX media is small and durable, so slip easily into a pocket for easy transport. They can be carried to another site for use by another computer or moved off-site for archiving.

Mobile

The external RDX USB3+ drive only needs a USB3.0 connection to work. It is as easy to use as an external USB disk drive but much more robust and reliable. This enables RDX for outdoor usage like scientific data collection, in the media and entertainment environment, mobile workforce or just for easy data distribution across locations.

Capacity Expansion and Media Rotation

Media Spanning to multiple RDX media allows backups to grow and to expand capacity beyond a single RDX media. All that is needed: Multiple RDX media and supporting backup software. For best practice, multiple media should be used for backup and stored off-site for disaster recovery purposes. A minimum rotation of 3 media is recommended: 1st in drive for next backup, 2nd in transit and 3rd off-site for disaster recovery.

Rack Integration with RDX QuadPAK™

The RDX QuadPAK allows up to 4 RDX external drives to be securely installed in a 19" rack to simplify backup and restore operations. This enables RDX to coexist with other IT equipment like servers, disk systems and network components in one rack.

Additional Protection

RDX WORM enhances RDX for compliant archiving (optional software solution). RDX Cartridge Encryptor (RCE) is free software to encrypt data stored on RDX media.

Fixed Disk Mode for Windows Backup

RDX QuikStor provides a fixed disk mode and allows a seamless integration into windows-backup.* Windows-Backup of current operating systems does not support removable media any more. Users are constrained either to refrain from an operating system upgrade, or to use a third party backup software.

Complete backup with optional AccuGuard

RDX QuikStor removable disk system and AccuGuard SoftwareTandberg Data's AccuGuard is a powerful data protection software that delivers reliable, automated backup and recovery utilizing a data deduplication engine designed to increase effective storage capacity. AccuGuard increases effective data storage by providing 20:1 deduplication, intelligently optimizing the data at the source which results in drastically improved backup windows and network bandwidth. Data retrieval is simple and painless with AccuGuard's flexible file searching, drag-and-drop recovery and point-in-time restore.

* This functionality is only available with our USB3.0 RDX drive.

Specifications
Capacity 320 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB or 2 TB of hard disk or
128 GB, 256 GB or 512 GB of solid-state disk on one media
Read/Write Compatibility Forward/backward compatibility to all RDX drives and systems
Transfer Rate Average sustained USB3.0 -- Up to 260 MB/s, SATA  -- Up to 45 MB/s
Average access time <15 ms
Interface SATA 1.0 or USB3.0 SuperSpeed
Interface Connector SATA: SATA, USB3.0: Type-B
Interface Operation Mode SATA: Removable Disk, USB3.0: Removable Disk & Fixed Disk
Mounting & Operation Orientation Horizontal or Vertical
Supported File Systems NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, ex2, ex3, ex4 and Mac OS Extended (HFS Plus)
Supported Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Small Business Server 2008, Small Buziness Server 2011, CentOS Linux, Fedora Core 5, RHEL, SLES
Media load-/ unload 5,000 insertion/ removal cycles
Drive load-/ unload 10,000 insertion/ removal cycles
MTBF drive 550,000 Hours
Vibration (Maximum) 0.5G (operating), 1.0G (non-operating)
Media Drop Shock (non-operating) 1m drop to tile over concrete floor
Unrecoverable Error Rate 1 error in 10(14) bits read
Temperature (operating) +10°C to +40°C (+50°F to +104°F)
Temperature (non-operating) -40°C to +65°C (-40°F to +149°F)
Relative Humidity (operating) 20% – 80% (non-condensing)
Relative Humidity (non-operating) 8% – 90% (non-condensing)
Altitude (ft. maximum-operating) -15 m to 3,048 m (-50 ft to 10,000 ft)
Altitude (non-operating) -15 m to 10,660 m (-50 ft to 35,000 ft)
Voltage internal drives:   +5 V (SATA),   +5 V or +12 V (USB)
external drives: +12V (standard USB drive),   +5V (USB+ drive)
Current at Read/Write (Typical/Peak) internal drives: +5V: 0.9 A / 1.6 A (SATA),  +12V: 0.005 mA / 1.4 A (USB)
external drives: 0.5 A / 1 A (standard USB drive), 0.9 A / 1.6 A (USB+ drive)
Power Connector internal drives SATA: SATA Power, USB: 4-Pin Molex
Power Connector external drives

Standard USB drive: Wall Adapter: +12 V (+/-10%) 1.0 A, 5.5 mm
USB+ drive: optional Wall Adapter: +5 V (+/-10%) 2.4 A to +12 V (+/-10%) 1.0 A, 5.5 mm

Regulatory Agency Approvals UL 60950, CSA C22.2 No. 60950, IEC 60950/ EN60950
EMC FCC 47CFR, part 15, class B, CISPR22, class B, EN55022, class B, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, CISPR24, EN55024, ICES-003, class B, VCCI, CE, C-Tick
Warranty 3-year Advanced Replacement Service
Height 23 mm (0.90 in) – Piece of media (HDD and SSD)
41 mm (1.63 in) – 3.5in. Internal Drive
41 mm (1.63 in) – 5.25in. Internal Drive
52 mm (2.04 in) – External Drive
Width   87 mm (3.40 in) – Piece of media (HDD and SSD)
102 mm (4.00 in) – 3.5in. Internal Drive
146 mm (5.78 in) – 5.25in. Internal Drive
110 mm (4.32 in) – External Drive
Length 119 mm (4.70 in) – Piece of media (HDD and SSD)
159 mm (6.28 in) – 3.5" Internal Drive (Including bezel)
170.72 mm (6.72 in) – 5.25" Internal Drive (Including bezel)
178 mm (7.00 in) – External Drive (Including bezel)
Weight 165 g (0.364 lb) – 272 g (0.600 lb) (HDD dependent) – Piece of media (HDD and SSD)
408 g (0.90 lb) – 3.5in. Internal Drive
635 g (1.40 lb) – 5.25in. Internal Drive
615 g (1.35 lb) – External Drive

 

Models
Partno. Name Description
8648-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, SATA Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, SATA interface (5.25" bezel) (drive only)
8784-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, SATA Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, SATA interface (3.5" bezel) (drive only)
8636-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, USB3.0 interface (5.25" bezel) (drive only)
8785-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, USB3.0 interface (3.5" bezel) (drive only)
8660-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External drive, USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive, black, USB3.0 interface (drive only)
8782-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External drive, USB3+ Tandberg Data RDX External drive, black, USB3.0 interface, USB powered (drive only)
     
8629-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, SATA Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, SATA interface (5.25" bezel)
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8666-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor Internal drive, USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX Internal drive, black, USB3.0 interface (5.25" bezel)
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8667-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External drive, USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive, black, USB3.0 interface
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8781-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External drive, USB3+ Tandberg Data RDX External drive, black, USB3.0 interface, USB powered
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
     
8669-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit - 320GB USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 320GB Cartridge, black, USB3.0
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8697-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit - 500GB USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 500GB Cartridge, black, USB3.0
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8698-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit – 1TB USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 1TB Cartridge, black, USB3.0
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8761-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit – 2TB USB3.0 Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 2TB Cartridge, black, USB3.0
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8787-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit - 500GB USB3+ Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 500GB Cartridge, black, USB3.0 interface, USB powered
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8788-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit – 1TB USB3+ Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 1TB Cartridge, black, USB3.0 interface, USB powered
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
8789-RDX Tandberg Data RDX QuikStor External Drive Kit – 2TB USB3+ Tandberg Data RDX External drive kit with 2TB Cartridge, black, USB3.0 interface, USB powered
(Includes AccuGuard deduplication backup software)
     
8536-RDX 320GB HDD Media 320GB HDD media for RDX
8541-RDX 500GB HDD Media 500GB HDD media for RDX
8586-RDX 1TB HDD Media 1TB HDD media for RDX
8731-RDX 2TB HDD Media 2TB HDD media for RDX
     
8663-RDX 128GB SSD Media 128GB Solid-State Disk media for RDX
8664-RDX 256GB SSD Media 256GB Solid-State Disk media for RDX
8665-RDX 512GB SSD Media 512GB Solid-State Disk media for RDX

 

Images

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Downloads
Filename Description Version Type
0044_sata.zip Firmware for RDX, SATA version. 044 Firmware
2040_extusb.bip RDX firmware for External USB 2.0 Docks 2040 Firmware
3040_intusb.bip RDX firmware for Internal USB 2.0 Docks 3040 Firmware
RDX2E__STD__F-0227.bin RDX firmware for External USB 3.0 Docks 2.27 Firmware
RDX2I__STD__G-0227.bin RDX firmware for Internal USB 3.0 Docks 2.27 Firmware
RDX_Utility.zip RDX QuikStor Utility and Tools (supports USB 3.0) 1.55 Utility
RCE Software Download Software for RDX Media Encryption N/A Software
rdxLOCKSetup Software for RDX WORM Media 2.3.0.33 Software

 

Documents
  File Description Type Language
RDX QuikStor Datasheet (EMEA) Datasheet
RDX QuikStor Datasheet (US) Datasheet
RDX QuikStor Datasheet (APAC) Datasheet
RDX QuikStor Internal Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
RDX QuikStor External Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
RDX QuikStor External USB3+ Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
Integrating RDX QuikStor into Windows Backup Integration Brief
Backup Windows with Windows Backup (EMEA) Cheat Sheet
Backup Windows with Windows Backup (US) Cheat Sheet
Backup Windows with Windows Backup (APAC) Cheat Sheet
Using RDX QuikStor in Hyper-V Environments Integration Brief
Logical Networks chooses RDX USB+ Case Study
Service Overview Datasheet (EMEA) Datasheet
Service Overview Datasheet (US) Datasheet
Service Overview Datasheet (APAC) Datasheet
RDX Replaces DAT (EMEA) Reference
RDX Replaces DAT (US) Reference
RDX Replaces DAT (APAC) Reference
Drive Matrix Reference
RDX vs. HDD (EMEA) Cheat Sheet
RDX vs. HDD (US)  Cheat Sheet
RDX vs. HDD (APAC) Cheat Sheet
Reasons for choosing RDX (EMEA) Cheat Sheet
Reasons for choosing RDX (US) Cheat Sheet
Reasons for choosing RDX (APAC) Cheat Sheet
RDX Benefits (EMEA) Cheat Sheet
RDX Benefits (US) Cheat Sheet
RDX Benefits (APAC) Cheat Sheet
Advantages of the RDX QuikStor White Paper

 

Compatibility

Software Compatibility List (PDF)

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