Seagate BlackArmor NAS 110
Released February, 2011
The Pros:Powerful and simple to use browser based menus. Sleek design, will fit into any home theatre or office setup. Includes a generous 5 licenses for their backup software.
The Cons:For tech savvy users it will be cheaper to build their own NAS with a Synology NAS enclosure paired with a hard drive of your choice; also provides extra functionality\. Lack of clear instructions for some of the functionalities. Possible reliability issues with Seagate hard drives.
The BlackArmor NAS 110 is a network storage device from Seagate that offers a step-down from the company's BlackArmor NAS 400 model. Offering secure file storage in 1, 2 or 3-terabyte capacities, this model offers remote access from up to 10 different devices across a common internet network.
Compatible with both Mac and PC interfaces, users can back up content from any USB 2.0 device via the unit's "OneTouch" hard button. Data management is carried out with the help of the BlackArmor Discovery tool, a web-based peripheral that provides users with a visual reference of all files and folders. The inclusion of DLNA streaming technology offers wireless audio and video transfer to compatible devices within service range, with native iTunes support for simplistic music sharing. Additional device licenses are available in 2 and 5-piece packages, running $50 and $100 respectively.
- Gloss Black aesthetic with Blue LED highlighting
- Hybrid Mac/PC compatibility
- Available in 1, 2 and 3-terabyte capacities
- SATA II storage interface
- Remote accessibility
- Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
- Apple Time Machine compatibility
- 2 USB 2.0 ports
- DLNA certification
User Reviews (3)
Powerful and simple to use browser based menus
Sleek design, will fit into any home theatre or office setup
Includes a generous 5 licenses for their backup software
Can be used as a print server
Internal hard drive is accessible, can be upgraded down the line
For tech savvy users it will be cheaper to build their own NAS with a Synology NAS enclosure paired with a hard drive of your choice; also provides extra functionality\
Lack of clear instructions for some of the functionalities
Possible reliability issues with Seagate hard drives
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