CipherShield SSD 256-bit AES 4-Bay RAID USB 3.0/eSATA FIPS 140-2 HIPAA Hardware Encrypted External Desktop Drive


4-Bay RAID USB 3.0/eSATA 256-bit AES Encrypted External Desktop SSD Drive

WARNING for California resident

Product Description

This 4-Bay RAID SSD drive is perfect for movie studios, professional photographers, TikTokers, and other social media influencers that need to store large amounts of data securely with the fast transfer speed of SSD. The FIPS 140-2 256-bit AES/HIPAA hardware encryption also meets the needs of universities, data centers, banks, corporations, healthcare, lawyers, insurance, and government agencies. The easy-to-use and fast hardware encryption are also perfect for the everyday use of small businesses and personal uses.


  • SSD drives inside for durability and shock resistance
  • NIST FIPS 140-2 compliant AES hardware encryption with 256-bit encryption
  • Up to 32TB in RAID 0 (4 x 8TB) capacity at present, can be larger when a larger capacity drive is available
  • 4 drives included and installed in trays
  • Supports 5 RAID mode: RAID 0, RAID 3, RAID 5, RAID 10, and Large. Shipped from factory in RAID 0 supporting the largest capacity but no redundancy. Could be changed to other RAID modes to allow redundancy, but will see less capacity.
  • Removable 3.5” HDD tray supports the hot-plug replacement of drive (RAID mode with redundancy only)
  • Support HDD intelligent sleep function
  • The LCM display and buttons support convenient setting of RAID modes and status display
  • Optional password allows locking of RAID settings
  • Cooling fan maintain safe operating temperature
  • Skid proof and shockproof rubber feet mat ensure safe operation
  • Self-powered, AC adapter included
  • 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) encrypt whole drive
  • Real time “on-the-fly” encryption without any performance degradation
  • Faster, easier to use, and provide a better security than software encryption
  • Operates independently to the OS: does not require separate drivers
  • Encryption key is on the removable hardware key; can be removed and stored away to prevent unauthorized access
  • Transfer rate:
    • USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mbits/s
    • USB 3.2 Gen 1: Up to 5 Gbits/s
    • eSATA: Up to 6.0 Gbits/s
  • Drive: Pre-formatted NTFS SATA drives (can be reformatted for Mac or Linux)

System Requirement

  • eSATA port with AHCI mode to support hot-plug
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 port to achieve 5Gbps transfer speed
  • Backward compatible to 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
  • Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003. Does not work with 2000 Server
  • Linux
  • Larger than 2TB requires GPT support; does not support Windows XP

Package Contents

  • CipherShield 256-bit AES USB 3.2 Gen 1/eSATA 4-bay RAID encrypted external SSD drive
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps A to B cable
  • eSATA cable
  • 2 Cipherkeys
  • 12V 4-6A DC Full range switching power adapter
  • User Manual

Additional information

Weight 17 lbs

8TB, 16TB, 30TB, 32TB