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LG N2B1DB2 1TB 2 Bay BluRay Writer NAS Enclosure - £190.27 inc VAT & DEL - Microdirect.co.uk

£190.27 @ Microdirect
First Post - Go gentle - But seems decent as nearly a tenner cheaper than the amazon deal currently posted. 1TB Super Multi NAS with Blu-ray™ Re-Writer A lifetime of memories kept safe and a… Read More
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First Post - Go gentle - But seems decent as nearly a tenner cheaper than the amazon deal currently posted.

1TB Super Multi NAS with Blu-ray™ Re-Writer

A lifetime of memories kept safe and always within reach. That’s the peace of mind the new N2B1DB2 from LG brings you. Its revolutionary safeguarding technology not only helps secure your treasured collection of multimedia entertainment files but delivers access whenever and wherever you want it. Consider it your life library on command.
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#1
i bought this a week ago - wicked device - doddle to set up and does exactly what it promises...
#2
Should amend it to include delivery

£190.27 inc VAT & DEL (1-3 working days) or add £1.99 to have next working day delivery.


Great find though, heat added.
#3
paddy.stone
Should amend it to include delivery

£190.27 inc VAT & DEL (1-3 working days) or add £1.99 to have next working day delivery.


Great find though, heat added.


Updated title to include delivery. cheers.
#4
Looks like a great device. Wish I could afford it!
#5
can the BD drive be detached and put on computer?
how fast is it in terms of burning speed?
#6
keluar
can the BD drive be detached and put on computer?
how fast is it in terms of burning speed?

WRITE SPEEDS (Max)
BD
6x
DVD
16x
CD
40x
#7
can you put 2 x 2 tb drives in?
#8
tfish
can you put 2 x 2 tb drives in?


With the new firmware, yes.
#9
keluar
can the BD drive be detached and put on computer?
how fast is it in terms of burning speed?


You could but I don't see why you'd want to. It can be shared on your network.
#10
I know you can't watch protected blu-ray movies from this without using the SlySoft decoder - but does anybody know if this can author Blu-Ray video; over a network - from my iMac (or PC if needs be).

I'd like to be able to make a Blu-Ray version of my wedding video; which will play in standard Blu-Ray drives; complete with chapters and menu system - i.e. not just burning a mp4 direct to disc.

I would have thought it probably can, with the correct software and iSCSI - but maybe someone knows definitively. I've come across some vague reports that burning might be disabled over the network, and that you can only burn content which is on the device itself from the web interface; which would rule out this kind of authoring.

Although our wedding was shot in HD; I've only been able to able to make authored versions to friends and family @ DVD quality - as I don't have a Blu-Ray writer yet (Though of course I can put the HD Video onto a DVD data disc; it's not the same elegant solution)

As I also want a NAS drive, I like the idea of archiving important files to Blu-Ray, and many of the other features of this LG - if it could also do the above, I'd be absolutely over the moon with this all-in-one solution
#11
Potential 3% Quidco
#12
Does the version with no drives have a different model name? Does anyone know the cheapest price for it (still want a BD writer though)?
#13
can any of you experts help a poor noob by telling me if i can run my squeezebox from this....easily?

Edited By: hermano2 on Jul 25, 2010 04:24: poor spelling
#14
I'm very tempted but a couple of people using this say the media server is slow. I'll want it to stream H.264 encoded 720p and 1080p video to various points on the home network over a cable (not wireless) connection. Anyone know if it'll be up to it?
#15
PoisonJam
Does the version with no drives have a different model name? Does anyone know the cheapest price for it (still want a BD writer though)?


id be interested in one without the drives. not sure there is one though?
#16
Hot indeed and heres a review
#17
http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-N2B1D-Blu-ray-Attached-Enclosure/dp/B002YDN12U

this is the one without the hdds

the original offer in this post is very good it seems
#18
this has esata which i suppose could be hooked up to a pc with esata to allow fast data transfer?

this looks very nice... might get one although i have already bought a different one id need to cancel
#19
dt_matthews
i bought this a week ago - wicked device - doddle to set up and does exactly what it promises...


Pretty much the opposite to how I found this NAS before I returned it. Can I ask what your setup is?
#20
hi , maybe someone can help me , advise... I have dlink dir635 router and iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive 1tb, but it freezes every 5min while streaming video through my ps3, I just bought another router Buffalo Wireless-N300 Cable Router / Access Poin, just to try if it is the router's fault.. but i do believe it might be nas iomega...
seeked advise from iomega and sony customer service -no luck
just thinking eoulf this lg be the solution, would not freeze?
many thanks
#21
techmob
http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-N2B1D-Blu-ray-Attached-Enclosure/dp/B002YDN12U

this is the one without the hdds

the original offer in this post is very good it seems


Yeah, would be better to to buy this one and sell the drives if you didn't want them!
#22
Has anyone got one of this? very tempted..
i got a readynas duo . would i be able to just plug in existing harddrive to work straight away or it will completely format my previous hard drive as I got 500gb worth of stuff already

Does it include 2x 500gb hard drive?
Not sure I should go for the upgrade to 2tb for my readynas duo or buy one of this?


Edited By: keluar on Jul 26, 2010 10:05: addition
Edited By: keluar on Jul 26, 2010 10:10: addition
#23
keluar
Has anyone got one of this? very tempted..
i got a readynas duo . would i be able to just plug in existing harddrive to work straight away or it will completely format my previous hard drive as I got 500gb worth of stuff already

Does it include 2x 500gb hard drive?
Not sure I should go for the upgrade to 2tb for my readynas duo or buy one of this?


This appears to come with 2 X 500 GB hard drives. I have this and a Readynas duo my advice would be to upgrade your Readynas duo. It's a better nas

Edited By: Geemac on Jul 27, 2010 17:35: device to nas
#24
Geemac
keluar
Has anyone got one of this? very tempted..
i got a readynas duo . would i be able to just plug in existing harddrive to work straight away or it will completely format my previous hard drive as I got 500gb worth of stuff already

Does it include 2x 500gb hard drive?
Not sure I should go for the upgrade to 2tb for my readynas duo or buy one of this?



This appears to come with 2 X 500 GB hard drives. I have this and a Readynas duo my advice would be to upgrade your Readynas duo. It's a better nas


Would you elaborate a little why readynas duo is better? I struggle to understand
#25
Yes
Geemac
keluar
Has anyone got one of this? very tempted..
i got a readynas duo . would i be able to just plug in existing harddrive to work straight away or it will completely format my previous hard drive as I got 500gb worth of stuff already

Does it include 2x 500gb hard drive?
Not sure I should go for the upgrade to 2tb for my readynas duo or buy one of this?



This appears to come with 2 X 500 GB hard drives. I have this and a Readynas duo my advice would be to upgrade your Readynas duo. It's a better nas


Me too. Am I missing something?
#26
It’s great when you open your gob and someone then asks you to justify your comments. I’m no expert but the software is much better, also the readynas duo is better at streaming video to my TV than the LG if someone else is accessing them at the same time. See this thread http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-n2r1-nas-server-built-in-dvd-rew/715505/?page=5#post9085188

There seems to be more readynas duo forums, also it should be easier to get a bit torrent client working on the readynas duo. Although I’m struggling at present

Edited By: Geemac on Jul 28, 2010 08:17: more info
#27
I am probably the source of this derision as I bought and returned my N2B1 last week.

The Issues were:

The software as you noted did not allow torrent downloading, ddns seemed to kill access, dnla worked sporadically, if you used the one available firmware hack you could get twonky which worked OK, some settings took a long while to save, if they saved at all.
General speed of software use being slow, accessing slow, data transfers were OK when not cutting out.

Some of this may be attributed to my router etc but the poor software is certainly not.

I found ftp to be the most reliable for data transfers but tbh with having to abandon the software and going as low level as possible I would rather try a different product.

With the Netgear ReadyNAS DUO being the established and well supported NAS seemed like the obvious choice to try next.
#28
mikepegg
I am probably the source of this derision as I bought and returned my N2B1 last week.The Issues were:The software as you noted did not allow torrent downloading, ddns seemed to kill access, dnla worked sporadically, if you used the one available firmware hack you could get twonky which worked OK, some settings took a long while to save, if they saved at all.General speed of software use being slow, accessing slow, data transfers were OK when not cutting out.Some of this may be attributed to my router etc but the poor software is certainly not.I found ftp to be the most reliable for data transfers but tbh with having to abandon the software and going as low level as possible I would rather try a different product.With the Netgear ReadyNAS DUO being the established and well supported NAS seemed like the obvious choice to try next.

Did u find the blu ray useful? What about SD card slot.. I take photos regularly and thought just slot it in the NAS for backup is quite a good idea
#29
keluar
Did u find the blu ray useful? What about SD card slot.. I take photos regularly and thought just slot it in the NAS for backup is quite a good idea


I had the dvd option, it shares the dvd drive as a disk drive like the actual hard disks so you cannot just stick a dvd/blu-ray in and stream it. You can use it to copy data, that is all. Sorry to say I never tried the sd card slot. I attempted to backup a 1tb usb2 drive...It got to 35% after about five hours at which point I cancelled it.

Edited By: mikepegg on Jul 28, 2010 21:57: 2nd answer.

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