OWC Thunderbay
16TB 4-Bay Thunderbolt 2 External Drive


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Empower your creative production workflow with this super-fast, 4-Bay, RAID-ready drive with dual Thunderbolt ports. Add vast amounts of high-performance storage with ThunderBay 4. Utilize each of the four internal drives independently, or use the software RAID of your choice to setup a multi-drive array for high-performance or data-redundancy.

With ThunderBay's performance capabilities you can complete projects faster, have more time to experiment, and push your creations to the next level.

Enhance editing capabilities in video apps like Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Avid Media Composer. Empower greater audio production capabilities in audio apps like Avid Pro Tools and Logic Pro X. Edit large photos in apps like Adobe Photoshop, and browse large photo libraries in apps like Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom. Simply put, you can do more with a ThunderBay 4 enhanced workflow, and with a RAID 5 array you get data redundancy on top of great performance!

Each ThunderBay undergoes OWC's multi-hour drive "burn-in" performance certification procedure prior to shipping. This ensures your ThunderBay arrives operating properly and ready for demanding use.

OWC OWCTB2IVT16.0S Includes:

  • OWC ThunderBay 4 High-performance 4-bay Thunderbolt 2interface drive
  • High-Quality, Certified, Double-Shielded 1-MeterThunderbolt cable
  • External UL listed 3-prong power cable
  • 2 keys for front panel lock
  • User guide
  • Utility software bundle for Mac and PC
    • Intech® Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities™ OEM (For Mac OS 8.6 – X only)
    • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    • Over 1.5GB of Freeware, Shareware, Public domain software installed
  • OWC 3-Year Solution Limited Warranty with 48-HourTurnaround Time
  • Complimentary 1-Year, Level-1 Data Recovery

OWC OWCTB2IVT16.0S Features:

  • Time-Tested Cooling: Built on OWC's time-testedenclosure cooling technology, ThunderBay utilizes an open "flow-thru" venteddesign with an oversized 92 mm, low-turbulence, noise-quieting fan to keep thedrives running cool and reliably.
  • Multi-Drive: Daisy-chain up to six ThunderBays formassive storage capabilities and increased performance, or connect multipleThunderBays to multiple Thunderbolt 2 ports to achieve exponential speedcapabilities.
  • Vibration Dampened: ThunderBay's drive isolatingdesign reduces sonic resonance, and is aided by over-sized, rugged,vibration-absorbing, non-skid feet.
  • DisplayPort 1.2 Support: Dual Thunderbolt ports letyou connect the display of your choice that your computer can support,including 4K displays.
  • OWC Thunderbolt Cable: ThunderBay comes with an OWC one-meter certifiedThunderbolt cable, with other lengths from 0.5 meter to 30 meters availableseparately.

OWC OWCTB2IVT16.0S Specifications:

  • Chipset: Thunderbolt 2
  • Interfaces Supported: Thunderbolt 2
  • JBOD / RAID Support:
    • JBOD: Utilize each of the fourdrives independently
    • RAID: Use any Software RAID of your choice to setup the ThunderBay 4 for multi-drive performance or data redundancy.
  • Standard Mechanism: 4 x 4.0TB* Toshiba MC04ACA Series Hard Disk Drives*
    • *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Totalaccessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined filesettings/preferences.
    • **OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.
  • Drive Rotation Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Drive Cache Size: 32MB per drive, 128MB totalfor the solution
  • Port Configuration: Thunderbolt – (2)Thunderbolt 2 ports
  • Max Data Transfer Rate: Thunderbolt 2 – 20Gb/sec
  • Port/Interface Bootability: It can be used as aThunderbolt startup drive on Macs running Mac OS X.
  • System Requirements:
    • Any Mac with a Thunderbolt portrunning OS X 10.6 or later.
    • Any PC running Windows 7 ServicePack 1 or later with a Thunderbolt port. Driver required for properinstallation. (3.3 MB ZIP)
    • Boot Camp is not supported. The Thunderbolt certification process does not include Macs running Windows through BootCamp.
  • Power Supply: Internal UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz input, 12 Volt 16.66 Amp output Power Supply (power cords for International use sold separately).
  • External Case Dimensions:
    • 9.65?(D) x 5.31?(W) x 6.96?(H)
    • 245.11mm x 134.87mm x 176.78mm
  • Enclosure Weight (no accessories):
    • Approximately 8.6 pounds (3.9kg)
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