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Wireless external hard drive

Discussion in 'Networking & NAS' started by scrapbook, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. scrapbook

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    Only 2 drives? that would put me off...

    for the price you pay for the NSLU2, 2 USB enclosures you might aswell build yourself a cheap PC/server and network it. Then you can expand as much as you want.
     
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    Must admit i have thought of that but just need the one drive really of say 80GB or so to put the mp3's on.

    No need for operating systems etc this way.
     
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    I nearly bought that, but then found out that it has to reformat the hard drives you use to its own format, so decided against it. Otherwise it looks a resonable product.
    Asus have bought out a very cheap little unit but that will just house one laptop type drive and I think it has a limit of 40GB.
    I expect to see a lot more of these coming out this year so it might be worth waiting a little while. I noticed that Seagate are releasing a wired Ethernet hard disk for a very reasonable price.
     
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    #

    Do you mean it won't format in the normal NTFS style???

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    These two products may be of interest - can you point me in the right direction of the products on their wbsites perhaps????

    Thanks
     
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    No that Linksys one can't use drives formated NTFS or FAT.
    Link to Maxtor article That article has a link to the Maxtor site for more info - I got it wrong, it was Maxtor not seagate who are releasing that one.

    Asus link
     
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    If you can put it close to a wired port take a look at the following
    http://www.michaelhorowitz.com/naslite.html

    For $16 this will turn any old PC into windows file server. Got an old PC somehwere you can use it as a server
     
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    Thanks for the links to those sights.

    No sure if the NTFS is an issue or not...will have to think about that some more! lol :laugh:
     

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