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CineRAID CR-H252B Dual 3.5 Bay Quiet USB 3.0 RAID Enclosure (No Drives)

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  • 2 3.5" Drive Bays
  • RAID 0/1, JBOD

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CineRAID CR-H252B Dual 3.5 Bay - Quiet - USB 3.0 - RAID Enclosure (No Drives Included)

The CR-H252 is a Dual Drive Bay solution featuring an internal hardware RAID controller, solid all-aluminum enclosure with two hot-swappable tool-less drive trays, making installation a snap. Developed for professionals looking for high speed and large capacities from a storage and backup device with a small foot print for easy transport. Offering super speed USB 3.0 for easy universal connectivity to a Mac or PC. Three RAID modes make it easily customizable for speed and protection depending on individual needs.


  • High-speed, low-cost two bay USB 3.0 solution
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (backwards compatible to USB 2.0/1.0)
  • Supports SD and compressed HD work flows
  • Built-In RAID - Supports RAID 0, 1, JBOD and Normal Mode
  • Storage Capacities up to 8TB (using two 4TB drives - Raw capacity)
  • Tool-less tray design makes swapping drives a snap
  • Hot-swap drive bays with auto-rebuild
  • Industrial aluminum design
  • Mac® OS X, Linux and Windows® compatible



Easy RAID Setup

The CineRAID Home CR-H252 features three RAID modes with an easy dip-switch RAID setup for customizable speed and protection levels. RAID 0 offers large capacity and high speeds by striping both drives together, but no protection. RAID 1 offers full data protection by mirroring both hot-swappable disks for non-stop data access or to use a mirrored drive as a backup. JBOD offers one large capacity of both drives. Normal mode is also an option for individual drive detection.

Home and Office

This enclosure is suitable for every home or office professional dealing with data archiving, backup, and audio/video post-production with SD and HD environments.

Versatile and Robust

Designed with a sturdy aluminum body, the CR-H252 is definitely built to last. Its compact and space-saving abilities make it an ideal solution for any work environment and easily stackable for multiple storage applications. The USB 3.0 allows users to effortlessly move data between stations.

Quiet Cooling

The all-aluminum body and ultra quiet rear fan efficiently draws heat away from internal drives, keeping them cool and safe at all times.


Our 30-day money back guarantee gives our customers peace of mind in the rare case that our products do not meet their satisfaction. Each unit is built with our commitment on delivering a product that exceeds our customer's expectations. We stand by our customers with a team of experienced storage professionals committed to find and solve any issues if needed.


What's in the Box



Learn more about the CineRAID SYSTEMS CR-H252B




External I/O
USB 3.0
RAID Levels


3.5" Drive Bays

System Management

OS Supported
Windows 7 / Windows Vista / XP Home Edition SP-1, Professional SP-1 / Windows 2000 Professional SP-3 / Windows 98SE or later versions. (*1,2)

Mac OS X 10.3 or later (recommended 10.3.9 or later)

Linux 32-bit / 64-bit

*1. Not applicable to use on volume more than 137GB or 137GB in "combine mode" in windows ME / 98SE
*2. Windows 98 first edition may not work properly.

Mechanical Spec

Power Supply
Input: 110V - 240V
Output: +12V 6.0A (maximum)


High-speed, low-cost 2 bay USB 3.0 Solution

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (Backwards Compatible to USB 2.0/1.0)

Supports SD and compressed HD work flows

Built-In RAID support RAID 0, 1, JBOD and Normal Mode

Storage capacities up to 8TB (using 2x 4TB drives raw capacity)

Tool-less Tray design makes swapping drives a snap

Hot-Swap Drive bays with Auto-rebuild

Industrial aluminum design

Mac OS X, Linux and Windows compatible.

Dimensions & Weight

8.5" x 6.5" x 5.25"
3.3 lbs. (excluding hard drives)
Full Package: 4.5 lbs.

Package Contents

Package Contents
1X H252 Enclosure
1X USB 3.0 Cable
2X HDD Screw-less Trays
1X Power Adapter
1X Power Cord
1X User manual and Software CD
8X HDD Screws (For 2.5 HDD Application)
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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