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N3200 RAID 5 security and performance finally comes home
  • Home NAS with RAID5 Protection
  • Home Application Oriented Features
  • Stylish Design
  • Easy Disk Management
  •  LCD Display
  • Wireless Ready
 

Features

  • Home NAS with RAID5 Protection
    Our most advanced home NAS yet. The N3200 is the first of its kind that offers RAID 5, offering a perfect combination of data security and performance. Enjoy the speed of a striped array with the security of complete data redundancy. What could be better?
  • Home Application Oriented Features
    The N3200 is perfect for the home. Its Media Server allows easy connections to DLNA-compatible devices. The iTunes® Server offers music streaming throughout the entire home, while the Photo Web Server enables users to share their precious photos anywhere on the network. With the N3200, the digital lifestyle can be fully realized.
  • Stylish Design
    Featuring clean lines and sophisticated styling, the N3200 is equally suited for the study or the living room. It's distinct design makes it an appliance that users will want to show off.
  • Easy Disk Management
    Thecus is known for making things simple, and the N3200 is no exception. With its uniquely-designed disk management system, installing and removing disks is a snap, which means that users can spend more time enjoying their digital media and less time setting things up.
  •  LCD Display
    The handy LCD panel makes managing the N3200 easy, even in dimly-lit environments like a living room during a movie screening.
  • Wireless Ready
    Optional wireless connectivity via compatible USB dongle allows users to access their media files all without the need for cumbersome wires.

Overview

09/18/2007 The digital age has arrived, and users from around the world are looking for ways to store, share, and secure their movies, videos, photos, and music. The need for digital storage solutions in the home is higher than ever, and with this in mind, Thecus Technology has created its most advanced home NAS device yet – the N3200. Featuring three SATA hard disk bays, an array of friendly features, and stylish design, the N3200 brings the security and performance of RAID 5 to a unit perfect for the home. 

Small yet powerful, this 160 x 170 x 215 mm unit comes with some of Thecus' most advanced features. Headlining is its three SATA drive bays, which not only give the N3200 up to 3TB of storage capacity, but also gives users the option of RAID 5. With RAID 5, home users can enjoy the speed of a striped array with the security of complete data redundancy, ensuring that their precious memories will stand the rest of time. The N3200 has also been designed for total ease-of-use. With a completely tool-less design, installing and removing disks is a snap, which means that users can spend more time enjoying their digital media and less time setting things up. A handy LCD display informs users of system status, and enables easy system management in dimly-lit environments. Thecus' web-based management system makes a return to the N3200, allowing users to configure and manage the unit through any browser connected to the network, and with USB wireless dongle compatibility, users can even connect to the N3200 without being tangled up with wires. 

As a NAS for the home, the N3200 also comes with a selection of friendly features that enable the digital lifestyle. A built-in iTunes® Server makes it easy to stream an entire music library over the network, while a Photo Web Server enables users to share and enjoy photos with friends and relatives. A DLNA-compatible Media Server is also included, making the N3200 an ideal device to stream digital content to DLNA-compatible devices. The N3200 can also keep an eye on things at home with its Web Surveillance Server. Just plug in a compatible USB webcam and the N3200 can take scheduled snapshots – all without having a PC turned on!

"Home users are going to love what we've included in the N3200," says Thecus General Manager Florence Shih." the N3200. I invite users around the world to experience the benefits of RAID5 at home." 

For more information on Thecus, go to: http://www.thecus.com

Specs

Hardware Specifications

 

Network Interfaces

 

WAN

 

1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Port

 

LAN

 

1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Port

 

Storage

 

HDD Bay 

 

3 x 3.5" SATA HDD

 

HDD Capacity

 

80/120/160/200/250/300/400/500/750/1000

 

IO Interfaces

 

PCI Interface

 

For proprietary Thecus application

 

eSATA Interface

 

1 x eSATA port (Back)

 

USB

 

2 x USB 2.0 ports (Front x1, Back x1)

 

IR receiver

 

For future options

 

System Information

 

LED Indicators

 

1 x Power LED                                             

 

2 x Network link + activity LED

 

3 x Hard drive power + activity LED

 

LCD Module

 

For basic configurations and status display

 

Power Supply

 

External Adapter

 

AC 100 ~ 240 Volt, 50/60 Hz, auto detection

 

Environment

 

Safety and Environment 

 

CE, FCC, BSMI, C-Tick, VCCI, RoHS Compliant 

 

Temperature

 

5℃ to 40℃

 

Humidity

 

0 ~ 80% R.H. non-condensing

 

 

 

Software Specifications

 

Network

 

Configuration

 

Fixed IP address, Dynamic IP address, DDNS

 

Network File Protocols

 

Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB)

 

Apple Filing Protocol (AFP 3)

 

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

 

WebDisk through Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) or Secure Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTPs) 

 

Network Client Type

 

Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista

 

Unix/Linux/BSD

 

MAC OS X, OS 9, OS 8.6 

 

DHCP Server

 

Assigning IP address on LAN/WLAN ports

 

Disk management

 

RAID

 

RAID 0, 1, 5, and JBOD

 

Auto Rebuild

 

Hot Swappable

 

Hot Spare

 

Disk Roaming

 

Power Management 

 

Disk idle spin-down

 

External USB

 

HDD/Flash disk support

 

Multimedia Support

 

Media Server

 

Works with DLNA-certified players.

 

Supported File Types: MPEG, RMP, WPL, PLS, M3U, ASX, WAV, PNG, BMP, AVI, WMV, WMA, MP3, LPCM, JPEG 

 

iTunes Server

 

Supported File Types: AAC, MP3, WAV

 

Photo Web Server

 

Supported File Types: GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG

 

Support EXIF display

 

Support slide show

 

Web cam

 

Support Capture, preview, schedule

 

Support image size : 160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480

 

Share Management

 

User Authentication

 

Microsoft NT Domain Controller (PDC)*

 

Microsoft Active Directory Authentication (AD)*
Supports built-in user accounts

Supports built-in user groups

 

Folder Management

 

Share Folder Level Permission

 

Public Folder 

 

File System

 

File System Type

 

Journaling File System

 

Language Support

 

Unicode Support

 

Authorization

 

Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups

 

Administration

 

Multi-Lingual Web-based Administration

 

Web-based server management Interface Supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish 

 

Setup Wizard

 

MS Windows, MAC OS X device discovery and setup utility program

 

E-mail notification

 

Send system message via e-mail to specified e-mail accounts

 

NTP support

 

Network Time Protocol support

 

Backup

 

Thecus Backup Program

 

Thecus Backup Utility (Client backup utility; supports Microsoft Windows XP/2000 /MAC OS X) 

 

USB copy 

 

Copy USB Mass storage device contents to specified location to NAS 

 

Misc.

 

Print Server

 

Network printing through Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) using USB printer

 

Download Manager

 

Support BT, FTP, HTTP schedule download

 

Schedule on/off

 

Schedule on/off form power saving

 

*PDC/AD support: Works as a client member in a Microsoft NT 4.0 domain/Active Directory domain, allowing the N3200 to utilize the domain users and groups setting for authentication to the system and authorization to the share folders.

 

**For supported USB dongles, please contact sales@thecus.com