Summary: they took some time setting up, had one drive shut down and had to do multiple reboots. good thing i do back ups of this drive. the boot up speed and transfer is not that great, even though it is is a gig net connection.
Summary: I have used this drive both on the network and with a direct connection. Both worked as expected. I did not attempt to use the bundled software, because it's often buggy and I have better apps to accomplish the same tasks. As a piece of hardware, it works.
Summary: This has an attractively designed NAS (network attached storage) enclosure, much better than other models. The blue status light can be turned off, if wanted, via the web interface. The Web interface is simple and intuitive.
Summary: I needed a new external Hard Drive because mi old one (500GB) was almost full, I use it to store our family photos. My wife keeps asking me for photos all the time so she has to either use my computer or my Hard Drive (USB).
Summary: In comparison to a similar device I have by Western Digital, there are some good and bad points. The Western Digital device requires the user do more to set it up than simply plug it in because it offers more services and has a browser--so if you used it purely like an iMac (but for a fraction of...
Summary: We didn't know a lot about this product previously, but the description seemed to fit our current needs as a media server. Although the device works well with our Vista laptop, the same is not true for our Windows 7 one, so that was a bit frustrating.
Summary: This NAS works great for backing up my PC's and Mac with sno leopard. Also it works great as a media server for all computers. Ive been very satisfied once I got it to work. Just had to run application on 1 computer to set up. Time machine was so easy, just a click on a box.
1TB size is kinda small, but network tool shows promise
18 July 2010
Summary: This drive is plug and play if you hook up the usb from the back. If you want to use it as a NAS with the ethernet cable you need to install the LaCie Network Assistant that comes with the drive.