Whats special about this you may ask, I can get a 500gigabyte external hard drive for less????
Well yes you can however this is a Network Attached Storage device, once plugged into your router all computers on your network can access this drive without the need for any other computer to be turned on, imagine all your music, videos & pictures etc in one place. You can also plug your USB external hard drive into this to give that complete access to computers on your network.
Smartdisk 250GB NAS Drive
The Soho 250GB Network Attached Storage Drive can be used to share files between your small office or home network. You can easily set up a computer network using the software included, and centralise music, photos, video and data files.
Share files between computers on your home or office network
Centralise music, photos, video and data files
Easily set up a computer network using Apple Bonjour or Samba software
Back up any PC or Mac on your network
Create private folders for individual users
Free up hard drive space for individual users
Connect to other USB devices
Add a USB printer to your network using the Print Server feature
Available USB Port or Ethernet Network
For NAS Connection: Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 or XP, Mac OS X 10.1 or higher, Linux 2.4 and higher
For USB Connection: Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 or XP, Mac OS 8.6-9x, Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
250GB storage capacity (your operating system may report as less)
Power: +5, +12 VDC via external adapter
Interface: One USB 2.0 device port (B) for connection to host PC
One 10/100 Ethernet port (RJ45) for connection to network
One USB 1.1 host port (A) for connection to printer or other device.
Transfer Rate: USB High Speed: 480 Mb/s (max) Ethernet: 100 Mb/s (max)
Disk Format: FAT32 (default), EXT2, EXT3
Network Attached Storage (NAS) Application
Browser-based configuration tool
IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3u
SMB / CIFS
Dimensions: 5.0 in x 8.4 in x 2.0 in / 127 mm x 213 mm x 52 mm
Weight: 2.6 lbs (1.2Kg)
Warranty: 1 year
AC adaptor with power cord
USB 2.0 A-B cable
CD with software and multilingual User Guide