Conclusion: While the USB Station doesn’t quite offer you the full features of a NAS and you do need to take into consideration the added cost of a storage device of some kind with USB conectivity, Synology have bundled all the most commonly used features of their other devices into it.
Pros: Printer sharing, Easy Installation, Nice User Inerface, Most of the features found on more expenisve NAS drives, Passive cooling means its silent
Cons: No USB 3.0 port, Only 2 x USB 2.0 ports, Download station speeds are not the greatest
Excerpt: Networked-attached storage (NAS) is damn useful. In addition to providing a convenient means of backing up important data stored on your computers, today’s consumer-orientated models typically incorporate a DLNA media server.