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N1200 All-Purpose Storage Server with RouStor™ Technology
  • Easy Expansion thru USB & eSATA ports
  • Easy File Storage and Sharing across multiple platforms
  • Download Manager supports HTTP, FTP, BT with bandwidth control
  • Built-in 4 port switch - RouStor technology
  • Supports 2.5" and 3.5" hard   disk drive
  • Media Server  works with DLNA CERTIFIED players
  • iTunes Server - Share music with iTunes compatible players
  • Photo Web Server - Share picture over the network
  • WebDisk - Share picture over the network
 

Features

  • Easy Expansion thru USB & eSATA ports
  • Easy File Storage and Sharing across multiple platforms
  • Download Manager supports HTTP, FTP, BT with bandwidth control
  • Built-in 4 port switch - RouStor technology
  • Supports 2.5" and 3.5" hard   disk drive
  • Media Server  works with DLNA CERTIFIED players
  • iTunes Server - Share music with iTunes compatible players
  • Photo Web Server - Share picture over the network
  • WebDisk - Share picture over the network

Overview

With computers becoming more and more an essential part of everyday life, many users are looking to not only expand their storage capacity, but the number of computers in their personal network as well. Traditionally, users would have to invest in several pieces of equipment to accomplish this task, often at great expense and extensive setup. Today, Thecus Technology is pleased to launch the N1200, a device that combines storage and networking into one convenient device. With the N1200's RouStor™ Technology, users can enjoy the benefits of Thecus' renowned network storage with the convenience of a 4-port switch built-in. Now, expanding a network and increasing storage capacity has never been easier.

The N1200 comes with one standard-sized 3.5" SATA hard disk bay, allowing users to choose the amount of storage capacity that suits their needs. The N1200 is also the world's first one-bay NAS device to support both 2.5" and 3.5" hard disks. Users can use 3.5" hard disks for maximum performance and better cost savings, or they can opt for 2.5" hard disks for quieter operation, lower operating temperatures, and lower power consumption. If that's not enough, users can also utilize the N1200's speedy eSATA and two USB 2.0 ports to easily increase capacity when they need it. Its 45mm x 181mm x 160mm space-saving dimensions mean that the N1200 fits easily on a desk without monopolizing real estate, and a built-in Kensington lock security slot ensures that the N1200 stays where you left it. The one-touch copy button makes it easy to back up your files from digital cameras or USB flash drives, and handy LED indicators keep you informed of the N1200's status at-a-glance.

Of course, the N1200 is more than a simple NAS solution. Part of Thecus' RouStor™ line of products, the N1200 also has a 4-port 10/100 switch in addition to a Gigabit Ethernet port built right in. With the 4-port switch, users can easily expand their network at the home or office without the need to purchase separate networking components. With the N1200, users can upgrade their networks and their storage capacity in one easy step. What's more, the N1200 is compatible with PCs, Macs, and Linux boxes, which means that different computers on the network can easily backup their data regardless of operating system. The N1200 also comes with a mini PCI slot. With it, users can easily install either a mini PCI wireless card or a USB wireless dongle for instant wireless access to the N1200. With multiple connectivity options and multiple OS support, users can share, store, and access their data more conveniently than ever before.

The N1200 also comes equipped with an Embedded Media Server from Mediabolic. The software resides on the N1200 and aggregates personal media so that it was can be accessed by a variety of players, such as network TVs, IP set-top boxes, and digital media adapters. This software is DLNA Certified, which means that increased interoperability with other DLNA certified devices. It aggregates content from multiple sources on the network into a single, unified directory, and enables advanced digital rights management, an auto setup wizard, and auto-generating video thumbnails. With Mediabolic's Embedded Media Server, accessing, sharing, and enjoying your media files has never been easier.

As a Thecus product, the N1200 comes with a robust selection of features that make administration and management a simple affair. All administration is done via an intuitive web-based interface that is available in 9 languages. The Thecus Backup Utility allows PC and MAC users to easily backup their data on a regular basis, while the Download Manager makes it easy to schedule BT, HTTP, and FTP transfers during off-peak hours. The N1200 can also act as an iTunes® Server, which allows users to stream music throughout their network. Users can easily share their favorite photos with the Photo Web Server software, and the built-in Print Server enables convenient network printing with the Internet Printing Protocol. Setting up the N1200 is a breeze with the included Setup Wizard, and if something should go awry, the N1200 can even automatically e-mail system messages to a specified e-mail account.

"Thecus' RouStor™ Technology combines the best of Thecus' proved digital storage with convenient networking capabilities," notes Thecus CEO Edwin Lin. "Now, users can solve their network and storage requirements with a single device. With powerful features that are also easy-to-use, we believe that the N1200 is the perfect solution to match the ever-growing needs of the tech-savvy consumer."

Specs

Hardware Specifications

Network Interfaces

 

WAN

1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Port

 

LAN

4 x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Switch

Storage

 

HDD Bay

 

1 x 3.5” or 1 x 2.5” SATA HDD

 

HDD Capacity

80/120/160/200/250/300/400/500GB

 

eSATA

1 x eSATA port for easy storage expansion

IO Interfaces

 

USB

2 x USB 2.0 port (1 front; 1 back)

System Information

 

LED Indicators

Power LED, Status LED, 2 x Network LED, HDD LED, USB LED

 

Buzzer

System warning

Physical

 

Width x Height x Depth

45 mm x 181 mm x 160 mm

Power Supply

 

External Adaptor

AC 100 ~ 240 Volt, 50/60 Hz, 3A

 

Environment

 

Temperature

5℃ to 40℃

 

Humidity

0 ~ 80% R.H. non-condensing

 

  

Software Specifications

Network

 

Configuration

Fixed IP address, Dynamic IP address

 

Network File Protocols

SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP, HTTP/HTTPS

 

DHCP Server

Assigning IP address on switch ports

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

User Authentication

 

Local User

Supports built-in user accounts

 

Local Group

Supports built-in user groups

File System

 

File System Type

Journaling File System

 

Language Support

Unicode Support

 

Authorization

Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups

Administration

 

Web-based Administration

Multilingual Support

English, French, German, Italian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish

 

Setup Wizard

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

 

Email Notification

Send system message via Email to specified Email accounts

Backup

 

Thecus Backup Program

MS Windows, MAC OS file backup program

Misc.

 

Print Server

Network printing through Internet Printing Protocol (IPP)

 

Download Manager

Support BT, FTP, HTTP schedule download

 

One-touch USB copy

Backup files from Digital Camera, USB Disk, Pen drive

 

Package Contents

Ethernet Cable