Patriot, well-known for its Signature line of high performance RAM, has launched the Gear Box NAS adapter, allowing users to convert any USB 2.0-connected flash drives/external storage into a NAS solution. Measuring 67mm (D) x 50mm (W) x 30mm (L) and weighing a mere 62gm, it features 2 USB 2.0 connections, a 10/100Mbps Ethernet connection, FTP, BitTorrent™, UPnP™ support and print-serve functionality. Backed by a 1 year warranty, the Patriot Gear Box NAS adapter is available in black and white colors. Pricing and shipping date has not been announced but users looking for a simple and cost effective solution for adding USB storage devices to their existing home LAN can keep a lookout for the adapter.
GearBox is a simple and convenient way to connect, share and stream your multimedia files in a small economical form factor. Armed with (2) USB 2.0 connections and boasting features like FTP, BitTorrent™, Print Server and UPnP™ support, GearBox has the functionality of larger NAS devices but at the fraction of size and more importantly, cost. Just plug in any USB flash device and instantly get access to your files through your network at your home, work or even across the globe.
“The GearBox is the perfect solution for the consumer that is looking for a fully functional NAS device, but cannot afford one of the pricier models,” says Jack Chen, Patriot?s Business Development Manager. “GearBox provides convenience and instant accessibility to important files or just to share some family photos, music, or media.”
News via [Patriot]