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Netgear ReadyNAS 102 RN10200
8.7 out of 10

Netgear ReadyNAS 102 RN10200

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Reviews and Problems with Netgear ReadyNAS 102 RN10200

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Overall 2
2.0

Poor reliability as a result of bad firmware

ChiefIlliniwek5 "ChiefIlliniwek5", Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: Immediately when I began to use this device it had problems. It took a call to customer support to get the device working (after a factory default reset.....why would it need this if it was brand new?). Only a few days after I got it up and running, the device became undiscoverable on my network. Ultimately this required another factor default reset.
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Overall 10
10

Good product, highly recommended.

K. Martin "phoenixflames295", Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: It needs a better owners manual...or you need to use the web to get it set-up, but otherwise works exactly as advertised.
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Overall 2
2.0

This new unit is not as sturdy as the Netgear

Sarkis Nargizian, Amazon
28 February 2015
  • Summary: I have solo law practice, with my assistant. We wanted a device where we can store documents, created by either of us, under one folder for all clients, and be able to retrieve the documents, by either of us, edit and re-save as required. I made 3 attempts with the Netgear reps to install this darn thing. We spent over 11 hours total and the 3 different reps could not figure out the installation.
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Overall 10
10

Great NAS for the Money

EdCaffreyMS, Staples
18 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I purchased this item after wasting 2 days on a WD EX2 4TB unit. This device with two new Toshiba 2TB hard drives was about $30 less, and its 10 times the NAS device! This NAS offers a great deal of functions, is fairly easy to setup, and is suprisingly fast in the read/write functions for a NAS in this class. It has a 1.2Ghz ARM processor, 512MB of RAM, and two USB 3.0 port for external storage connection.
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Overall 10
10

... owned this for about 2 months and I'm quite happy, so far

Dell G. Wilson, Amazon
18 February 2015
  • Summary: I've owned this for about 2 months and I'm quite happy, so far. I configured it with two WD Blue 1TB HDDs and it was very easy to install and configure. (All configuration/administration is from a web interface. Nice!) I've loaded it with about 400GB of movies, 70GB of music, and several GB of photos.
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Overall 8
8.0

NetGear NAS 102

cyclemike, Staples
12 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I purchased this unit with two WD Red NAS drives. It is RAID1 mirror that sits on the network. The web interface works very well and appears as a storage icon in windows explorer. That's all there is to it for protecting your data.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Device for a home network.

Rock N Ron, Staples
11 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I have had this network 2 Bay storage device about 2 weeks now and onceI got installed it is working with no problems with it.
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Overall 10
10

Great Device, no problems so far.

Todd Goodsite, Amazon
9 February 2015
  • Summary: Great device. Love the built in Plex server. I have found no issues or complaints after using it for a few months. It takes a little bit of setup to get it the way you want it and if you are not a technical person it might be a little difficult, but after you get it figured out it's great.
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Overall 4
4.0

The 12 Tasks of Asterix - The Place That Sends You Mad

louis-philippe b., Newegg
8 February 2015
  • Summary: Although I do rely on reviews to make my buying choices, I never thought useful to ever even write one down myself. This little unit had me change my mind as most reviews tend to recommend it with only warning that you must have a fair/good level of tech skills in order to set it up. fair/good is definitely inappropriate. I would recommend going to at least 2 or 3 READYNAS seminars before you try touching anything that concerns admin pages.
  • Pros: (First off, I'm French so sorry for my poor English wherever applies) -Nice design, small and quiet. -Easy to plug and play as long as you keep it simple. I mean don't touch anything! -So far reliable. I have installed 2 of these since over 6 months.
  • Cons: - Worst ever administration setup pages. The "S" refers to the fact that you have to "dual-admin" this NAS as local and remote access are managed from 2 different admin pages , 1 page local for local stuff and one web based page for the web access. Trust me this is totally broken! Remote file access appear in the local file access page but cannot be edited. Well, sometime they show, sometimes not. That means that is you want to have USER-A have access locally AND from...
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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good

BadBob, Staples
5 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Just started to work with this device. For connecting to a Mac, it takes a bit of research as the directions are mostly for Windows. I was unable to connect to my Mac for awhile and then it finally took. I am waiting for my second drive to show up so I can make full use of the NAS. For beginners, make sure you have a good understanding of RAID if that is the direction you want to go. I'm hoping I can get it functioning as I want and I believe I can.
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