Glyph Studio 2TB Desktop Hard Drive

7,200rpm USB 3.0/FireWire 800/eSATA External Hard Drive with 64MB Cache and Cooling Fan - 2TB
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Made for Media, Trusted by Pros!

Glyph's Studio USB 3.0 external hard drive provides your rig with pro-level protection and performance. Sweetwater Sales Engineers have been using Glyph drives for years and are excited that this Studio USB 3.0 hard drive provides more than fast enough data transfer speeds for high-track-count recording sessions, high-def sample playback, and HD video editing. It even provides you with three high-speed connection options, including FireWire 800, eSATA, and USB 3.0, taking advantage of the latest technology, without shutting out older computers. From its phenomenally quiet operation to its stellar 3-year warranty, there's nothing not to like about a Glyph Studio USB 3.0 hard drive.

Glyph Studio USB 3.0 External Hard Drive at a Glance:
  • The small, fast, and quiet hard drive you need
  • Three high-speed ways to connect to your computer
  • Nothing beats Glyph's killer 3-year warranty
The small, fast, and quiet hard drive you need

Following over half a decade of wild success with their drives, Glyph set out to create a new industry standard with their Studio USB 3.0, and that meant doing more than meeting the old benchmark. For starters, Glyph designed the Studio USB 3.0 to be smaller and sleeker than its predecessors, saving you a bit of desktop space while still being rack mountable. At the same time, an intelligent, temperature-controlled quiet fan makes it perfect for recording in the control room. And since the whole thing is built around a 7,200rpm 64MB hard drive, you know you'll get the track counts and sample performance your music demands.

Three high-speed ways to connect to your computer

It's really saying something when the slowest connection on the Studio USB 3.0 is FireWire 800. In fact, Glyph loaded this workhorse hard drive with three of the most important and useful computer connections out there: FireWire 800, eSATA, and USB 3.0. This gives you access to data transfer rates engineers only dreamed of in the past. What's more, both the FireWire and USB are backwards compatible, so you can connect your Studio USB 3.0 to just about any system you can get your hands on.

Nothing beats Glyph's killer 3-year warranty

As much as we hate to think about it, disaster strikes and, on occasion, hard drives fail. Let's hope that doesn't happen to you. However, if your Studio USB 3.0 does break down in the first three years, Glyph has you totally covered. In fact, if it dies within two years, Glyph will even do what they can to rescue your data, and if it dies within a year, they'll even ship you a new drive in advance. And with failsafes in place such as exceptional ventilation and a hardwired drive health monitoring system, it's unlikely your Studio USB 3.0 will fail early or without sufficient warning.

Glyph Studio USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Features:
  • An amazing external hard drive you can rely on
  • 7,200rpm hard drive with 64MB cache provides the performance you need for large track counts, high-resolution streaming, and HD video
  • USB 3.0, eSATA, and FireWire 800 provide high-speed connections for newer computers and backwards compatibility for older models
  • Ultra-quiet temperature-controlled fan lets you record right in the control room
  • Smaller design saves desktop space and is rack mountable with optional rack ear kit
  • Onboard disk health monitoring lets you see at a glance if your drive is failing
  • Covered by Glyph's amazing 3-year warranty
  • USB 3.0, FireWire, and IEC Power cables included
The Glyph Studio USB 3.0 delivers superior performance you can count on!

Tech Specs

Form External
Storage Type Disk
Capacity 2TB
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Connectivity Type USB 3.0, FireWire 800, eSATA
Cache Size 64MB
Power Internal
Height 1.6"
Depth 6.5"
Width 8.6"
Weight 4 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number S2000

Customer Reviews

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Great External Drive, Fast,

I purchased this Glyph Studio drive because I wanted to isolate my DAW music and user files to a separate disk from my SSD hard drive on my Windows 10 PC. I must say it is really fast! I used eSATA to connect it to my PC as it was one of the few drives that offered an eSATA connection (that's all I had available on my PC). It actually offers 3 different connectivity options (eSATA, Firewire 800, and USB 3.0). Since it's pre-formatted for the Apple file system, I did have to reformat the drive for use by Windows, but it was really easy using the instructions from the Glyph's website. I would highly recommend this great drive. Oh, and since I got a 2TB drive, I'm also using it for various other backup/recovery tasks as well.

Great Product

Great construction, extremely quiet; premium stuff-I bought mine on sale.

Whisper quiet!

Ultimately I feel that the best time to write a review of a hard drive would be after 6 months or so, but after two months I can say that this thing has been totally speedy and dependable, and barely makes any noise whatsoever, a huge improvement over my old external that whined like crazy! I went with Glyph because of their reputation for building rock-solid drives, and so far that has been the case.

Studio Glyph- mighty room

It does what it's suppose to do! Super fast, super quiet! You'll have to format it for use with a PC- but, it was really no problem. It's a solid piece of gear! Glad I spent a little more for it- don't think I would be happy with a cheaper alternative. Sweetwater Rocks! I choose them for all my gear! Muscle Shoals, baby!
Music background: Writer, Project Studio Keeper, Joker, Smoker, Midnight Toker

Who could ask for more?

Great service. Fast delivery. Glyph Studio works like a charm. Plus, a little lagniappe of magazines and candy. Wowza! Thanks, Sweetwater!
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