Summary: Ordered this product and it works very well. My only issue is that sometimes it can be a bit difficult to connect to the device as it doesn't seem to broadcast itself all the time consistently. Turning it on and off once or twice usually solves the problem.
pretty cool but haven't really had a chance to use it yet
M. Rylaarsdam, Amazon
15 July 2013
Summary: It took awhile to get it working, and the info wasn't that helpful. Here's what finally worked for me... The problem is that I use a mac, and I had formatted the drive for mac use, but then I couldn't connect it.
Summary: First to the comments re iPods, my guess is they don't have enough processor power to work with the enclosure. The enclosure works great with iPhones. You can also expect some large video files to not play smoothly on your device (eg. galaxy 2) if the processor on your device can't handle it.
Summary: The cons were really minute. I often don't use the internet while using the Gauntlet because I'm out and about. I downloaded MX player in the app store and it plays the media that the built in Gauntlet video player doesn't play. I can just choose which player to use to play the file. Pretty easy
Pros: Quick and easy to setup. Just charge, transfer files you want to share, and then share away.
Cons: Internet passthrough is a little slow. Video player doesn't play certain files such as .mkv files.
An easy way to share movies, music and more - for WiFi access via smartphones, tablets, Kindles and laptops
25 October 2012
Summary: The simplest way to explain the Gauntlet Node is that it provides shared WiFi access for several users to whatever files you have stored on it. That means you can load it up with your movies and music and photos, turn it on and it shows up as a WiFi Access point, and up to eight users can hook up to...
Summary: This is an external drive to compliment your iPads, Android tablets or smartphone. The biggest bragging right? Wireless. You can fill it up with all your songs, pictures and movies, as well as documents and your limited device space will be almost limitless.