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2-Bay RAID 1 HDD USB 3.2 Gen 2/eSATA CipherShield Encrypted External Desktop Drive
WARNING for California resident
Available In Price Model
20TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,099.99 CSX-20TB2G2R1
24TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,199.99 CSX-24TB2G2R1
28TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,299.99 CSX-28TB2G2R1
32TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,399.99 CSX-32TB2G2R1
36TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,499.99 CSX-36TB2G2R1
40TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,599.99 CSX-40TB2G2R1
44TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $1,899.99 CSX-44TB2G2R1
48TB FIPS140-2 512-bit $2,399.99 CSX-48TB2G2R1
20TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $999.99 CSE-20TB2G2R1
24TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,099.99 CSE-24TB2G2R1
28TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,199.99 CSE-28TB2G2R1
32TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,299.99 CSE-32TB2G2R1
36TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,399.99 CSE-36TB2G2R1
40TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,499.99 CSE-40TB2G2R1
44TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $1,799.99 CSE-44TB2G2R1
48TB FIPS140-2 256-bit $2,299.99 CSE-48TB2G2R1

Product Description

A new generation of compact higher speed, high-capacity RAID 1 2-bay drive

This drive is perfect for fast data transfer and large-capacity storage needs. Its new USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface now supports 10 Gbps of fast data transfer. This 2-Bay RAID drive supports RAID 1 data redundancy and automatic backup. In addition, the eSATA interface provides additional connection possibilities. Removable drive trays help with hot plug replacement of the drive. Drive intelligent sleep function is supported. Cooling fan maintains safe operating temperature. Skidproof and shockproof rubber feet mat ensure safe operation. This drive is perfect for data storage and backup. The CipherShield encryption model features single-factor authentication with a single key, the key must remain plugged in while powered on to remain authenticated. Suitable for when human insertion of key is not feasible such as data center or remote location. CipherShield drive is perfect for secure data storage and backup for federal, state, and local government agencies, corporate, small businesses, universities, schools, healthcare, law, and personal use.


  • RAID 1 (mirroring) with automatic data backup and redundancy
  • 2 drives included and installed in trays
  • The removable 3.5” drive tray supports easy hot-plug replacement of the drive
  • NIST FIPS 140-2 compliant AES hardware encryption with 256-bit or 512-bit encryption (2-stage cascade AES 256-bit equals to 512-bit encryption for security-conscious users)
  • Conforms to HIPAA regulation regarding patient privacy and to Sarbanes-Oxley regarding corporate financial and accounting practice
  • CipherShield Smart Insert technology with Cipherkey to authenticate the drive
  • FDE (Full Disk Encryption) encrypts the whole drive
  • Real-time “on-the-fly” encryption without any performance degradation
  • Faster, easier to use, and provide better security than software encryption
  • Operates independently to the OS: does not require separate drivers
  • The encryption key is on the removable hardware key; it can be removed and stored away to prevent unauthorized access when not in use
  • Support drives intelligent sleep function
  • Cooling fan maintains a safe operating temperature
  • Skidproof and shockproof rubber feet mat ensure safe operation
  • Self-powered, AC adapter included
  • Transfer rate:
    • USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mbits/s
    • USB 3.2 Gen 2: Up to 10 Gbits/s
    • eSATA: Up to 6.0 Gbits/s
  • NTFS format (can be reformatted for Mac or Linux)
  • TAA compliant, ECCN: 5a992.c, HTS: 8471705065

System Requirement

  • eSATA port with AHCI mode to support hot-plug
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 SuperSpeed+ port to achieve 10 Gbps transfer speed
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed port with USB 2.0 transfer speed
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
  • Windows Server 2020, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003. It does not work with the 2000 Server
  • Linux
  • Larger than 2TB requires GPT support; does not support Windows XP

Package Contents

  • 2-Bay RAID external drive
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 A to B cable
  • eSATA cable
  • 2 CipherKeys (1 key with 1 spare)
  • 12V 3A DC Full range switching power adapter
  • User Manual