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Addonics NAS25HDU2 NAS caddy: plenty of promise, a few annoying flaws

Addonics NAS25HDU2 NAS caddy: plenty of promise, a few annoying flaws

We want to find Addonics NAS25HDU2 single-drive NAS adapter appealing - after all, a hard-drive caddy that makes any HDD network-accessible, as well as offering printer sharing and standalone BitTorrent downloads has to be good, right? - but there are a few blemishes on the spec sheet that have us looking elsewhere.  We can live without the RAID support, after all we're assuming you're not keeping your entire system backup on a single-drive solution, but the 10/100 rather than gigabit ethernet interface is at odds with the media server image.

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Addonics unveils hardware SATA port multiplier

Addonics unveils hardware SATA port multiplier

If you are the sort of computer enthusiast that has their machine crammed with hard drives and still wants more storage space for your digital files and backups, Addonics has a new product for you. The company has announced a new hardware port replicator for SATA ports that comes in two styles.

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Feature-rich Addonics 4×1 eSATA/USB Port Multiplier has integrated Raid Controller

Feature-rich Addonics 4×1 eSATA/USB Port Multiplier has integrated Raid Controller

Addonics has come out with an innovative and compact size 4x1 Port Multiplier with integrated hardware Raid controller that’s OS independent. It comes in the form of System version (PCI-form factor) – to enable multiple hard drives inside a system to be connected together to form a RAID volume -- or Enclosure version – arts as external RAID array that fits inside Addonics family of Storage Tower, Storage Rack or other standard multi-bay enclosures.

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Addonics NASU2 USB drive network adapter reviewed: Simple, but rivals circle

Addonics NASU2 USB drive network adapter reviewed: Simple, but rivals circle

Addonics NASU2 NAS Adapter promises to be an easy, low-cost way to take a USB hard-drive and turn it into network-attached storage.  The compact box, with a USB 2.0 port on one end and a 10/100 ethernet port on the other, was announced back in December; now Register Hardware have flipped it onto their review bench to see if it really is the $55 Holy Grail of simple networked storage.  The good news?  In many ways, it really is.

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