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GB Labs FastNAS F8 Nitro Studio

Desktop Media Production

Brands:GB Labs


Ultra-quiet desktop delivering SSD performance with HDD capacities powered by GB Labs’ CORE.4 Lite and Nitro hybrid disk technology.  Ideal for Creative Professionals, High-End Post Production, Broadcast and Film Facilities.

Technologies:  Nitro / IDA / VRE / Mosaic

Capacity:  16 – 96TB 

HDD Speed:  Up to 1GB/s

Nitro Boost:  512GB at 500MB/s


FastNAS F-8 Nitro Studio 16TB, 32TB, 48TB, 64TB, 80TB and 96TB


On Motherboard

2 x USB 3.0 and 2 x USB 2.0 ports 1 x VGA connector

1 x COM port


4 x 1Gb Ethernet ports (RJ45)

1 x RJ45 dedicated IPMI LAN port

Option for additional 1Gb, 10Gb, 25Gb and 40Gb Ethernet ports (RJ45 or SFP+)


Unit dimensions:  8.9cm x 47.3cm x 65.0cm (3.5” x 18.6” x 25.5”) 

Unit weight:  28kg (31.7lbs)

Input range:  100 – 240 VAC, 50-60Hz

PSU safety:  EMC – USA-UL listed. Canada-CUL listed, Germany-TUV certified, EN60950/IEC 60950-Compliant, CB report, CCC certification

Power supply:  Single redundant 500W removable PSUs / Option for dual redundant 500W removable PSUs

Power requirements standby:  33W 

Power requirements full load:  350W

Operating temperature range:  10°C – 35°C

Non-operating range:   -40°C – 70°C

Operating humidity range:  8 – 90% non-condensing 

Non-operating humidity range:  5 – 95% non-condensing

Unit form factor:  2U rackmount (rack mounts included)

Bootable replacement OS is provided on Rescue Capsule USB drive for fast system recovery.

Key Features

•  CORE.4 Lite OS

•  IDA

•  Nitro Hybrid Boost

•  RAID 5 Data Protection Velocity RAID Engine (VRE) OS Agnostic

•  Network Loop Protection Replication

•  Active Directory

•  Mosaic

•  File Manager


16TB, 32TB, 48TB, 64TB, 80TB, 96TB


4x1Gb Ethernet as Standard – other options available on request

Max. Speeds

Up to 1GB/s


Mains Powered


GB Labs

GB Lab's range of SPACE & FastNAS products represent 15 years of storage innovation in the media industry. All of their solutions have been developed to solve ‘real world’ needs - designed with customers, for customers.