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Ximeta NDAS drive

by santy_000 / October 9, 2007 2:04 PM PDT

Hi, I Saw the editorial review of ximeta ndas drive which has received high points. It looks impressive,however; I have a few doubts -
1. the review said that it does not have media server capabilities : I would like to know what this exactly means because one of the test details provided was read/write and access time for media.
2. would i be able to remote-access the drive using a VPN (Hamachi)
thank you

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Skip it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2007 12:01 AM PDT
In reply to: Ximeta NDAS drive

Go look at a NAS next time. Save yourself some headaches. Sorry but I'll stop here.

Bob

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Ximeta
by santy_000 / October 22, 2007 4:54 PM PDT
In reply to: Skip it.

Thank you for your response. Pls elaborate
I am not considering this for backup purposes, I just want a centralized location for all my media (have backups on DVD's and CD's). Cnet rates ximeta as having a good transfer speed (the fastest in the list).
Nas or NDAS I just want a drive from which I will be able to read/write media files (350MB - 8GB)without glitches/interruptions
I am also not bothered by the requirement to install driver software for use( the number of computers that would be accessing files stored on the drive is just one)
I would also like you to elaborate on the media serving shortcomings of Ximeta in some detail(I just dont understand what it means)
Thankyou

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Your item 2 made it a DOA project.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 23, 2007 2:33 AM PDT
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Which is why I stopped.

Bob

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