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Micro DDP Series

The microDDPs are small, lightweight, low noise DDPs.

Travel Bag for the microDDP

When a company lacks a machine room and is looking for a low noise shared storage server the microDDP is a good fit. And lightweight also means that it can be hand carried and taken as hand luggage on a plane.

There are three microDDP base systems.
One has hotswappable mirror SAS SSDs and hotswappable power supplies.
Two can be equipped with a pack of 1, 2, 4 or 8TB Sata SSDs internally.

For companies involved in outside registration, where size and weight matters especially, the HSmicroDDP25GbE is a good solution.

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Sata SSD8 packs are configured as RAID5 with usable capacity: 7, 14, 28 and 56 TB (total 64 TB). Instead of an SSD8 pack microDDPs can also be delivered with a SSD4 pack.

MicroDDPs are like all DDPs: Ethernet SAN systems. A DDP SAN utilizes the network most efficiently. Therefore despite the small footprint multiple users can share the highest picture quality used these days. CTOs, Technical Managers, Technicians and other interested in DDP technology please take the time also to read the technology page.

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  • Hotswappable SAS SSD pair (two-pack) of 0.96, 1.92, 3.84, 7.68, 15.36 or 30.72 TB
  • Two-pack is secure mirror
  • 8 x 1GbE / 2x 10/25 GbE / SFP28
  • 1U / 11 Lbs / 5 Kg
  • 10” / 25,5 cm
  • 1200 MB/s on write and read
  • Hotswappable redundant power supply
  • Low noise
  • Hand carried

The HSmicroDDP25GbE for rental companies and broadcasters seeking a reliable robust small solution to transfer secured media (two-pack) between sites to be used immediately.


  • 4 or 8 SSDs of 1, 2, 4 or 8 TB
  • RAID5
  • 2x 1GbE / 2x 10GbE / RJ45
  • 1U / 11lbs / 5kg
  • 10” / 25,5 cm
  • 2200 MB/s
  • 80W
  • Low noise
  • Hand carried

The microDDP10GbE comes with 2x 1GbE and 2x 10GbE / RJ45 ports and has a bandwidth up to 2200 MByte/s. The 10GbE ports can also be used as 1GbE ports. These 25,5 cm (10”) and 24,9 cm (9,8”) in depth DDPs run the full DDP software package.


  • 4 or 8 SSDs of 1, 2, 4 or 8 TB
  • RAID5
  • 4x 1GbE / 2x 10GbE / RJ45
    2x 10GbE / SFP+
  • 1U / 11 Lbs / 5 Kg
  • 9,8” / 24,9 cm
  • 1000 MB/s
  • 80W
  • Low noise
  • Hand carried

The microDDP1GbE has 4x 1GbE, 2x 10GbE / RJ45 and 2x 10GbE / SFP+ ports built-in and a bandwidth of 1000 MByte/s.

SSD - Solid State Disk

SSDs are small, hardly produce heat, but most importantly they behave similar to memory.

The three pictures here above are showing the microDDPseries.
On top the HSmicroDDP25GbE is shown. Because it is small, robust and holds a mirrored SSD two-pack it is the ideal partner for operations where secured media transfer is required.

Festival fun

In the middle a picture of the microDDP10GbE is shown, it has its ports on the front. Ports can be connected to a simple 1 or 1/10GbE / RJ45 switch to extend the range of clients connected. The bandwidth of the microDDP10GbE is 2,2GB/s. This bandwidth or IOPS are not influenced by video, audio or film formats used.


Thereunder a picture of the microDDP1GbE is shown, also having its ports on the front. The bandwidth of the microDDP1GbE is enough to stream 25 streams of ProResHQ/DNxHD220 or 100 streams of lower video formats such as DNxHD45 or 15 streams of Red R3D material. The ports can be connected to laptops, desktops and workstations even without the necessity of a switch.

MicroDDPs in Cluster
Micro DDP Cluster

Here is an overview of the Stream Count and Capacity in Hours for various video, film and audio formats:

Video, Film or Audio Format
Streams on Reading
Number of Streams
for 1GB/s
Hours perStream
with 7 TB
4K, UHD, 3840x2160, 10 bit, 25 fr/s, 840 MB/s12
2K, uncompressed, 10 bit, 2048x1556, 24 fr/s, 320 MB/s26
4K, R3D, 40 MB/s2245
4K, Sony XAVC422, 10 bit, 30 MB/s3055
DNxHD220, 28 MB/s3255
ProRes HQ, 1080i60, 720p60, 1080p30, 28 MB/s3260
DNxHD185, 24 MB/s3870
ProRes HQ, 1080i50, 720p50, 1080p25, 24 MB/s3870
SD, uncompressed, 8 bit, 21 MB/s4590
DNxHD145, 18 MB/s50100
HDCAM, 20 MB/s45100
ProRes, 1080i60, 720p60, 1080p30, 18 MB/s50100
ProRes LT, 1080i60, 720p60, 1080p30, 13 MB/s70140
ProRes LT, 1080i50, 720p50, 1080p25, 11 MB/s80165
AVC-intra100, DVCProHD100, DV100, 12 MB/s75165
AVC-intra50, IMX50, AVCHD, DVCPro50, 6 MB/s150305
DV25, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, IMX30, MPEG30, 4 MB/s250460
MPEG2, OffLineRT, 1 MB/s9001800
Audio, 24 bit, 48 KHz, 100 tracks, 15 MB/s60115
Audio, 24 bit, 96 KHz, 100 tracks, 30 MB/s3050
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Values are minimum values. The number of streams of any format can be obtained by dividing the SSD bandwidth by the bandwidth of your format.
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