Still paranoid about one memory card slot? Get this Gnarbox 256GB SSD rugged backup device for the price of an XQD card

After a successful Kickstart, the new Gnarbox 256GB SSD rugged backup device is now available for pre-order. The price is $499, but keep in mind that a 256GB XQD memory card now costs $463.50.

Here are the technical specifications:

  • Intel® Quad Core, 2.40GHZ CPU
  • 4 Core Intel HD Graphics GPU
  • 867mbps 802.11 ac/b/g/n WiFi
  • 2/4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • NVMe SSD up to 1TB
  • SD Card Backup: 75-100MB/sec write
  • USB-C Backup: 400-500MB/sec read/write
  • 2x USB-C, SD & Micro HDMI ports
  • 3200mAh 7.4v removable lithium ion battery
  • Battery Life: 5 hours backup / 3 hours editing
  • IP67: Waterproof to 1m for 30minutes
  • Dimensions: 6” x 3” x 1.16” / ~1.1lb

Additional information from B&H Explora:

Built to encompass a vast array of mobile applications that serve the professional workflow, the GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Rugged Backup Device is available with capacities of 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB of NVMe PCIe storage. Version 2.0 features several improvements and upgrades over the previous model, making it more suited to work with advanced types of media, including raw images, plus H.264, H.265, ProRes, and MXF files. When working with iOS devices, the GNARBOX 2.0 integrates with mobile applications, such as Adobe Lightroom CC and LumaFusion. Users will also be able to perform one-touch backups with their laptop, phone, or tablet using the integrated OLED screen and buttons, as well as rate and apply metadata to media and organize photos before migrating them into desktop photo editors.

The GNARBOX 2.0 has been upgraded with a 2.4 GHz Intel® Quad-Core™ processor, integrated Intel HD Quad-Core graphics, two USB 3.0 Type-C ports that transfer data at up to 400 MB/s, an SD card reader that transfers data at up to 75 MB/s, and a micro-HDMI port for displaying your content on an external monitor. Wireless connectivity is achieved using Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) at speeds of up to 867 Mb/s and the removable 3200mAh battery lasts for three to five hours of continuous use and can be recharged in around an hour. Thanks to IP67 certification, the GNARBOX 2.0 can endure being submerged in 3.3′ of water for up to 30 minutes.

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