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4.7 out of 10

Iomega StorCenter ix2-200

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Reviews and Problems with Iomega StorCenter ix2-200

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Overall 2
2.0

Perfect NAS if you like unreliable storage

jaycmw18, Amazon
4 May 2014
  • Summary: I've had this paper weight for nearly 3 years. During this time, I've had to replace the hard drives in it on 4 difference occasions. This last time, I swapped the drive and during the 3 day rebuild that it takes if using larger drives, the OTHER DRIVE "failed" so I lost all of my data. Luckily, I used this turd just for backups and didn't keep important information on it. Mainly because I knew, this piece of crap could fail at any minute.
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Overall 8
8.0

A fantastic unit for the IT-savvy - definitely not appropriate for the average consumer

Frank Plummer, Amazon
28 April 2014
  • Summary: I will pretext this review by saying I really like the ix2-200s. I actually bought the standard (non-Cloud Edition) unit several years ago in the UK for very cheap and upgraded it myself to the more expensive and expansive CE version. It is a solid little box and the only thing that stinks about it is unfortunately the company that made it.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good valued entry-level NAS for personal use

DAVID K, Amazon
28 December 2013
  • Summary: I purchased the iomega NAS and it's been reliable, even after a virus attack. The Linux OS was totally immune although I did freak out because Windows basically saw the mapped drives as empty! By reconfiguring some folders through the simple web-based setup and remapping folders in Windows, everything was back up and running as if nothing happened.
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Overall 4
4.0

I use it now as an external hard drive. big paperweight, not a cloud drive!

David W Smith, Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: couldn't get it to work properly. it would only work on my home network, was never able to connect to it remotely.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unreliable and prone to failure

John Donohoe, Amazon
26 July 2013
  • Summary: At its core, this product is meant to act as a storage device and it has some additional bells and whistles on it that adds utility (it will share USB devices in the network, cloud storage and access) Problems: - BIG PROBLEM - The controller OS is on the harddrives. Its not firmware on the case. That means if the raid fails or the OS kernal corrupts, you cant just take the drives to another system to recover the data.
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Overall 4
4.0

Iomega IX-200 - Dont !

Tony, Amazon
14 May 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this device last year, and have persevered with it because of the Iomega good name; but my totally objective conclusion is .. if you want to use it as a personal cloud, don't buy. The unit might work great as storage on an internal / private network, but its totally unreliable as a cloud; and if you turn on the media server, you get no data transfer performance at all.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stay away from this device!

Guto, Amazon
12 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this with high hopes of solving my storage issues at home with multiple devices.After 1 year using it, it simply crashed with all my family photos, MP3s and several other important files. After seeking for a solution searching on the web, I discovered that the OS form this device is proprietary and my files cannot be recovered, unless I buy a new one and change the HDDs (they are encrypted by this OS). I tried all the "press buttons and unplug" procedures.
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Overall 10
10

good buy

m, Amazon
27 March 2013
  • Summary: I needed it to use it to store music, pics, movies and backups. It's perfect for its size. I've recommending iomega NAS units since they came out and always deliver.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unreliable operation

L. Green, Amazon
4 January 2013
  • Summary: Just so you know, I'm an IT proferssional and spent a significant time evaluating this drive before buying. However I'm very disappointed in its actual performance. Have had this NAS for over a year. Right now I'm getting a flashing white light (I've had this happen before) with no reasonable explanation for it. One drive has already failed. Even when I had two, I found myself repeatedly rebuilding the RAID.
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Overall 8
8.0

works well but software

Vivid Tech, Amazon
29 December 2012
  • Summary: It works well but software leaves much to be desired It worked...I would recommend this vendor for this unit. Tech support very helpful.
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