Reviews and Problems with Iomega iConnect Wireless Data Station
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First NAS box, definitely worth the money...
Edward B., Newegg
5 January 2012
Summary: Initial setup was a little tricky because you have to plug the device into your router with the provided Ethernet Cable before you can use it over a wifi connection. The instructions do not say this... Instead, you have to go to the company's website to see this under the support section.
Pros: This little NAS box does its job well for a relatively inexpensive device. It does exactly what it says on the box in respect of being able to connect to it, transfer files to and from your computer, and streaming media to a game console and even my iTunes library. I have also connected a printer...
Cons: I can't really consider this a con, but the only thing I have found "wrong" (and it was due to my misconfiguration) was my laptop that runs Windows 7, had an issue using the NAS box as a network backup device. I had no problem mapping the drive to a letter and browsing its files very quickly. Tur...
Summary: I wish it had support for USB 3. I purchased this from Newegg despite several negative reviews because I needed a device with this funcationality to expand my office storage on a small budget. I couldn't resisit and took my chance on it and it has paid off.
Pros: Works as expected. Once I ensured proper network connectivity and upgraded the storage manager software it recognized the 2TB drive I connected to its port and bing.. it worked. I also like its small form factor.
Pros: Great way to put an external usb drive on the network. One less device cluttering up your desk. My iConnect sits in my basement. Out of site, out of mind. I backup using an internet-base backup program but also do a backup to the drive attached to the iConnect.
Cons: From what I have read, Iomega had a bad batch of the iConnects, but have since fixed the problem. Trust me, this is a great product.
Works well and extremely useful for at-home and remote access as well as a print server
10 April 2010
Summary: I've seen the rather negative reviews but I have to say for me this has worked brilliantly. I use it as a print server as well as wireless storage with an external hard drive. At home the access is smooth and transfer speeds are respectable.
Summary: After searching a lot of similar products I finally decided to buy this one. Based on the reviews I was scepital that this may not work, but out of desperate need I decided to give this a shot. And guess what this did all I wanted to.
Summary: The first one was faulty but after a couple of calls to Iomega Customer Support they replaced it. The new one was set up in a matter of minutes and it works really well. I have three flash drives and a WD 250Gb MyBook connected and all work perfectly.
It was a real challenge to get good use out of it !
9 April 2010
Summary: It took me five times resetting the iConnect using the imager file to get it working to how I want it. Pre-requisites: -------------- 1. You must have a small USB pen drive with the imager software in the root directory. The software can be downloaded from here: [...].
5 stars for my needs but I'm not sure if that's true for everyone's needs.
Dale A. Haines, Amazon
9 April 2010
Summary: I purchased this unit simply to add 2Tb of storage onto my network system and make it available to a total of 8PCs as and when required. It is simplicity itself to set up and run for disk services although it seems from other reviewers and users that the print server side of things is a bit flaky.