Pros

  • Great configuration interface
  • Streams high-definition video smoothly

Cons

  • Slow to appear on Windows network

At A Glance

Network-attached box has a simple yet elegant interface and streams media smoothly, but it's slow at file copying.

Manufacturer’s Description

Enjoy your digital life! Easily share and access files, photos, videos, and music between all your computers, with friends and with family using the Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive. Powerful and fast, the three-step set-up is very simple, even if you've never used a network drive before. Ideal for centrally storing and sharing all your media files, the Home Media Network Hard Drive has a built in UPnP AV Media Server (DLNA certified) and iTunes Server so that content can be easily shared between computers and any other digital media adapters such as game consoles, digital picture frames or networked TVs. Simple 1-click sharing automatically posts files to your Facebook, YouTube and Flickr accounts. A photo slideshow can be created instantly, for online sharing with friends and family updated by simply dropping files into an Active Folder. Remote access allows you to access your files securely from anywhere in the world via the internet. Torrent download allows you to take advantage of the new standard in file sharing, and other features allow you to share a printer and control which family members have access to certain folders. Automatically back up all your computers to the network drive with award winning EMC Retrospect Express backup software for PC and Mac (included), or virtually any backup application, including Time Machine. For extra protection, back up online with MozyHome Online Backup service - 2GB included free.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.iomega.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 34337
Inventory Number 53768
Storage
NAS Features
  • BitTorrent
  • DLNA Certified
  • Print Server
  • Remote Access
  • UPnP
  • USB Extendable
  • User Access Management
  • iTunes Server
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type NAS
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Included Software
Included Software
  • EMC Retrospect Express BackupDisaster Recovery
  • EMC LifeLine
General Features
Bus Powered 0.0
File System(s) Supported
  • FAT32
  • HFS+
General
Buffer Size 32.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • ethernet cable
  • drive stand
  • Power adapter

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested Gigabit ethernet
Performance
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 276.94
External Read - Files and Folders 252.6
External Read - Large File 160.31
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 321.12
External Write - Files and Folders 408.24
External Write - Large File 389.51
Test Version 2.0