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6.2 out of 10

Zyxel NSA221

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Overall 6

Works but very slow. Media streaming a problem.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
23 December 2012
  • Summary: Bought the NSA221 and added two 2TB WD SATA drives, which took about 10 minutes to drop into the two bays and get the unit up and running. I have about 40GB of music, 280GB of fairly large-file videos and 10GB of family photos, all set up for public sharing in separate folders mapped to an iMac desktop and a Linux laptop, and I bought the extra capacity for future use. Some notes: 1.
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Overall 6

It works but it is slow to transfer files

Jedi4knight, Amazon
22 September 2011
  • Summary: I've purchased this unit so that movies, TV recording and music can be accessed when my PC is off. I have a desktop PC with 900W power supply so just to stream music or movie; it really isn't all that economical. Initially, I setup this NAS with two 500GB SATAII HDD under RAID 0 since that usually gives the fastest data access speed both read and write. Both HDD were 7200RPM version with 16MB disk cache and during file transfer to NAS, it was averaging about 11 MB@1sec.
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Overall 6

User Review

Kozlov Ilya, Yandex
26 April 2013
  • Excerpt: При закачке новых данных - фото, видео - отображение их как на медиа-сервере появляется спустя часа два, при этом медиа-сервер должен всё это время работать, чтобы ОС нашла новые файлы и опубликовала их. Так и не понял, как можно ускорить процесс обнаружения новых файлов внутри устройства. Кнопка Обновить базу на Web-странице управления - не помогает, а просто запускает процесс обновления и тогда все ранее найденные файлы пропадают и надо снова ждать.
  • Pros: Цена Габариты Емкость на два диска
  • Cons: Шумный Греется Медленный
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