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ProAvio Announces New High-speed Mini-SAS Storage Line for HD and 2K

Proavio, U.S.A.
January 21, 2008

Santa Fe Springs, CA -- Proavio, U.S.A., a leading developer of storage systems and tools for digital media production, announced today the release of the new EditBOX Mini-SAS (MS) storage line.

Designed for use with the latest PCI-Express Mini-SAS RAID controllers, EditBOX MS line integrates new features including a standardized cable type, industry-standard SFF8088 interface ports with professional locking connectors, native internal Mini-SAS system architecture and an overall increase in performance by up to 20%. Proavio's leading-edge SAS/SATA technology guarantees the industry's most comprehensive support for 3rd party RAID controllers including Areca Technology, Atto, High-Point Technologies, LSI Logic and Apple.

About EB4MS
EB4MS is a small-format, four-drive, SAS/SATA disk array featuring one x4 SFF8088 interface port and new Mini-SAS architecture that greatly increases the signal integrity. Capable of exceeding speeds over 225MB/s. EB4MS supports both single and multi-stream 8-bit uncompressed HD video and single stream real-time 10-bit HD capture/playback. A low-noise, studio-quality PSU and small form-factor make the EB4MS the ideal solution for home, project and boutique studios looking for a solid entry-level HD storage solution. EB4MS models are available in capacities ranging from 1.0TB to 4.0TB and now available as a complete solution through authorized dealers worldwide.

About EB8MS
EditBOX 8MS is a small-format eight drive, SAS/SATA disk array with a dual x4 Mini-SAS interface and supports disk configurations up to 8.0TB. Designed specifically with uncompressed HD & 2K media in mind, the EB8MS is capable of delivering an excess of 450MB/s when configured in RAID-5. Available in capacities up to 8.0TB, the EB8MS can store in excess of 5 hours of 10-bit uncompressed HD (RGB) source material at a fraction of comparable Fibre Channel systems. EB8MS compliments any high-resolution video platform; including systems by AJA, Avid, Blackmagic Design, Grass Valley/Canopus and Matrox. A low-noise, studio-quality PSU and small form-factor make the EB8MS the choice for professional video, film, audio and post production facilities. EB8MS models are available in capacities ranging from 2.0TB to 8.0TB and now available as a complete solution through authorized dealers worldwide.

About Proavio
Proavio (proavio.com) designs and manufactures high performance storage systems and products for the digital content creation, post production and broadcast markets. Product line includes Ultra320 SCSI, 3Gb SAS/SATA, 4Gb Fibre Channel, desktop FireWire and IP-SAN storage.