CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
What do the activity LED colors mean on my G-DOCK?

There are two Activity LEDs on the front of the G-DOCK unit, with one located next to each drive bay. There are also Activity LEDs on the G-DRIVE ev cartridges. All of these lights give visual indications about how the Evolution Series is performing.

Color Code for the G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt

  • Green means  the G-DRIVE ev units are safe to eject. 
  • Red means there is an ERROR on the drive slot 
  • Amber means that the RAID set has been degraded.

Color Code for the G-DRIVE ev

  • White LED can be solid or flashing, solid when the drive is spinning and flashing when the drive is reading/writing.
 

 


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 85 Article Created: 07-01-2013 12:16 PMLast Modified: 07-01-2013 12:25 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
Quick Setup for G-Technology Products
    ...
What brand of Hard Drive is inside my G-Technology drive?
G-Technology is exclusively using HGST brand hard drives in all products.  ...
How do I setup my drive for use as a Time Machine backup?
In most cases when a new drive is connected to the system Time Machine will prompt you for the setup. If this does not   happen or if you are... ...
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
What is the proper way to disconnect/unmount my G-Technology drive from my computer?
UNMOUNTING/DISCONNECTING G-Technology drives  A nice feature of many G-Technology drives is the ability to be connected and disconnected while your computer is running. ...
What is Thunderbolt 2?
Thunderbolt 2 uses the same size port and Thunderbolt cable, but doubles the speed by using a controller chip that uses the original two 10Gbps bi-directional channels and combines them into a single 20Gbps bi-directional channel. Thunderbolt 2 will also support DisplayPort 1.2, which enables video streaming to one 4k monitor, or dual QHD displays. Thunderbolt 2 is backward compatible with Thunderbolt.  ...
Drive is not recognized in Windows
What to do if your external g-technology drive is not recognized by Windows....
How can I change the RAID settings on my G-RAID mini?
 Using the G-Technology configurator, you can change the RAID settings to either RAID 0 (Stripe) or RAID 1 (Mirror)....
How do I change the RAID settings on my G-RAID Gen 7 Removable (Windows)?
 Step by step instructions on how to change the RAID settings on your Windows PC....
Playing and Viewing Content
There are a variety of ways to play and View your content. The following methods highlight some of the recommended ways to view your content while travelling, at home, in the office or just on the go....