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Netgear ReadyNAS Duo RND2000
5.8 out of 10

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo RND2000

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Overall 10
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GREAT DEVICE, BUT, EXPAND VOLUME DOES NOT WORK!!!!!

thenightfly "dee", Amazon
22 September 2011
  • Summary: this review is of the original rnd2000 series, not the v2. Even though it's only 10/100 ethernet, you can stream full 1080p video (only uses 60% of 100 ethernet capacity). The only downside to this is the firmware; you cannot expand volumes on the discs. If you want to increase capacity, you will have to back up your data onto another drive, install your new larger disks, and then use your back up to put everything back. This took me a whole weekend to do.
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Overall 10
10

Very happy I bought this

Craig Abbott, Amazon
30 April 2011
  • Summary: It's a great model at an affordable price. Runs cool and quiet, very reliable. Yes, some challenges getting the remote access on my iphone to work, mainly requiring significant attention to detail. Actually, after I got it working I found the access to be too slow, so not a good option, but on my home network this device is fantastic.
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Overall 10
10

After 1.5 years, works perfectly

Charles G. "An Engineer and Business Person", Amazon
23 December 2010
  • Summary: I bought this product with two Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 3Gb/s 32MB Cache 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive ST31000528AS-Bare Drive . You need at least one drive to make it work and the drive you can buy with the thing is not very good. Buy it bare and then add two of the drives like I did. All screws were included with the drives. Some people report that their drives don't come with screws.
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Overall 10
10

Works great

B. Gideon, Amazon
23 December 2009
  • Summary: I purchased the ReadyNas Duo without the disks and later purchased my own. I bought two Western Digital 500GB green series drives. I put one in and did a factory reset and after a few minutes the RAIDar utility allowed me to select RAID level during setup. The setup went off without a hitch and I was then able to access the HTTP configuration applet. I setup my shares and enabled my desired file protocols, added users, and set permissions on those shares.
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Overall 10
10

Nice unit

Glenn Doolittle, Amazon
25 May 2009
  • Summary: This is a nice little unit; I purchased this diskless unit (RND2000) and added Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB Bulk/OEM Hard Drive 3.5 Inch, 32 MB Cache, 7200 RPM SATA II WD1001FALS (although it is not on the Netgear compatibility list). Works just fine, and was more cost effective to do this, as opposed to purchasing the RND2110 (with the 1Tb drive).
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Overall 10
10

One of my favorite devices to come along in a while

Ed lover, Amazon
17 April 2009
  • Summary: Sweet little box. This is the diskless version...didn't want to overpay for the drives. Popped in a pair of Samsung 1tb drives. Newest firmware adds Apple Time Machine support. Everything was simple...plugged in a UPS and it detected it right away. Added a PIXMA multifunction printer which can be a huge pain to share on a USB device...works perfectly across XP, Win 7 beta and Macs (Macs took installing the latest GIMP drivers, free).
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Overall 10
10

reliable

R. Lawson "russell_lawson", Amazon
19 July 2014
  • Summary: Drive has been used for about 4 years now. Has Never been turned off and still works as well as it did one day one.
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Overall 10
10

Best purchase I've made in a good few years

Seb, Amazon
23 May 2013
  • Summary: I've had this about a year now - it sits quietly next to the TV with all of our photos, videos and music on it, plugged into the router, silently mirroring everything I throw at it onto 2 disks at once at 1000mpbs, . It's honestly one of the best computery purchases I've made in a long time (and I make quite a lot of purchases!
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Overall 10
10

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo 2-Bay - An amazing piece of kit

Charles Opondo, Amazon
28 April 2013
  • Summary: I have wanted a NAS device for a long time. My old backup media were quickly getting filled up and I needed something centrally accessible from our home computers, smartphones and tablets - this was IT! Easy to set up (I don't read instruction manuals), easy to use, quiet, good looking and easy-to-upgrade storage. Supports multiple access protocols so users of Windows, Macs and Linux all have something in there for them.
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Overall 10
10

Great Addition to Home Network

roboscript, Amazon
18 March 2013
  • Summary: I bought it primarily as a media server onto which I could also load the Logitech Media Server for my Squeezebox and iPad. I have had no real problem in doing so.
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