Mini NAS from Addonics

November 18, 2009

The Addonics Mini NAS is a small portable Network Attached Storage enclosure solution in the market. Come built in with fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps connection, any 2.5″ SATA hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD) can be installed into the Mini NAS and become instantly sharable over the LAN. A USB printer can also be shared over the LAN simultaneously when attached to the Mini NAS. With a size equivalent to a VHS tape cassette and weight less than a pound, the Mini NAS can be easily moved around or installed into a very small space.

Similar to the NAS adapter, the Mini NAS supports both SMB (Server Message Block) and the open source Samba network protocols, allowing for cross-platform access of all shared data for most versions of Windows, Mac OS X, and various Linux distributions. For remote users who are not connected over the LAN, the Mini NAS provides FTP access for up to 8 simultaneous users anywhere in the world with an internet connection. In addition, the Mini NAS can also be configured Bit-Torrent downloading appliance or as an iTune media server..

Mini NAS front view

Mini NAS rear view with top cover removed

Illustration of a Mini NAS connected over the network

Product Feature

  • Install a 2.5″ SATA hard drive, SSD (Solid State Drive) or Compact Flash (with Addonics hard disk CF adapter) and access it over the network
  • Support Fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps.
  • Simple to install
  • Small and light weight. Size equivalent to the size of a VHS tape cassette. Can be installed practically anywhere
  • Low power – can be powered from USB port when SSD is installed (require optional USB power cable, model- AAUSBPCP24)
  • Can be set as DHCP server or client.
  • Support Samba server, maxima create 16 users and total 64 TCP connection can read /write at the same time.
  • Support FTP server, maxima create 32 users and total 64 TCP connection at the same time..
  • Can be set as a print server to attach any USB printer to the network
  • Built-in Bit Torrent client for direct download to the Mini NAS
  • Can be set as a UPnP AV server to share photo/music files stored on the file server with XBOX 360 video game consoles connected to the LAN
  • User management to allow read only or read/write access to folders
  • Administrative management access via web browser with password security.
  • Compatible with all Windows OS, Mac OS (10.5.x and earlier), Linux 2.6.x and above

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