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Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive

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Long product name Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive

Shared Storage II 300 GB

Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Access files including digital video, music and photos from any networked PC or Mac for enhanced productivity, seamless workflow and easy file sharing and printing.

1-TB Storage
1-TB capacity stores up to 16,660 hours of digital music, 320,000 digital photos, 1,000 hours of digital video, 250 two-hour DVD-quality films or 500 exciting games.

Automated OneTouch Backup
No-hassle backup. Back up all the computers on your network automatically to a single location.

Media Streaming
Play back photos, videos and music to your networked home entertainment centre for greater enjoyment.

7,200 RPM, 16-MB Cache Buffer
For fast drive performance, seamless media editing and instant access to your files.

Drag and Sort
Just drag documents onto the Shared Storage II icon and Maxtor's Drag and Sort organises your files, placing them in appropriate shared folders.

Maxtor Simple View
Provides at-a-glance views of backup and storage status for all users.

Password Protection
Set privacy levels on shared folders for full public access, or limited access for an extra measure of security.

Simple Setup
Plug it in, connect the Ethernet cable and Maxtor Shared Storage II automatically configures to your network. Within minutes you can set up the Maxtor Shared Storage II to appear as a local hard drive on every PC and Mac on your network.

USB Expansion
2 USB ports make it easy to add a printer for sharing or connect additional drives for even more storage.
Short summary description Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive:
This short summary of the Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB, 300 GB, 7200 RPM, Silver
Long summary description Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive :

Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB. Hard drive capacity: 300 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Color of product: Silver

This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB 300GB Silver external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
300 GB
Hard drive speed *
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
16 MB
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN
Plug and Play
External power adapter
Color of product *
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Weight & dimensions
3.97 lbs (1.8 kg)
Other features
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
USB required
Mac compatibility
Minimum processor
Pentium III, 500 Mhz
Minimum RAM
128 MB
Power requirements
100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63 Hz
Compatible operating systems
Windows 2000/XP/Media Center Mac OS/X 10.3.9 +
Dimensions (WxDxH)
5.35 x 2.56 x 8.54" (136 x 65 x 217 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 25 expert reviews for Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 300 GB and the average expert rating is 72 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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If you have several computers on a home or small office network that need to have data backups saved to a remote system Maxtor has a great product designed just for this task. Up for review today is the Maxtor Shared Storage II 1TB external drive that...
Good Can backup all computers on your network, Large storage capacity, Can stream video to compatible players...
Bad Slower than direct attached external drives, Can be difficult to set up if you change the drive name...
Bottom line Overall, the Maxtor Shared Storage II is a great way to save and backup files from multiple computers on a network, even if you have both Mac and PCs you want to backup. Setup is easy so long as you pick an appropriate drive name...
Good Userfriendly default file setup...
Bad Not userexpandable...
A solid design that should protect your data...
No matter how much we try to conserve the storage space, we always run out of it in just a matter of days, dont we? What makes it even worse is our laziness or the lack of resources to burn our files on discs. But Im not here to give a discourse on h...
Good Ample amount of shared storage, Security, Good software, Can be used to share printers and other external devices, Good bundled software...
Bad Gigabit LAN has still not caught on, Expensive, Heavy...
Bottom line The Maxtor Shared Storage II is available for Rs. 33,500 with a one-year limited warranty. Although pricey, the Maxtor Shared Storage II is a fine storage solution for creative professionals, workgroups, small offices, or homes. If you want to know ab...
It may now be under the auspices of the mighty Seagate but this hasn’t stopped Maxtor continuing to develop its line of desktop small business NAS appliances. Since acquiring the company in May this year, Seagate has decided to retain the Maxtor...
We first took at look at the Maxtor Shared Storage II back at CES, when they showed off their soon-to-be released firmware upgrade for customers. The Central Axis software, which looked so promising it won one of our best of show awards, will make per...
Good Plenty of storage, Quiet when operating, Fastest NAS weve reviewed, Two USB ports for using printers and backing up...
Bad Not many features when compared to other products, Priced out of its league, Useless RAID 1 feature when drives arent accessible, Issues with using the UPnP server, Bundled software was buggy...
Bottom line If you asked me how I felt about the NAS, I would have to say its a bare bones product priced slightly higher than it should be. If you look at NewEggs Network Attached Storage selection, youll find a variety of products selling for a variety of pr...
Seagate Shared Storage II network drive Company: Seagate (1 TB version reviewed)Nowadays, people have more networked computers in their homes and small offices, so the need for backing up all their files has become far more important. Add in the incre...
This external storage box comes with 1 TB of storage and provides you with an option to store all your data on a single shared storage. It comes with the option of RAID 1 (Mirroring), so it copies all the data for an extra level of security though at...
An easy-to-follow wizard guides you through the installation process. After a restart, the Maxtor Easy Manage Software is immediately available for use. If the Maxtor Shared Storage II unit is already switched on and has a connection to the network...
"You can never be too skinny or have too much money." Isnt that the way the old saying goes? I would like to make an update and reword it to now say: "You can never too skinny or have too much disk storage". With 10MP digital cameras, digital audio...
When I reviewed Maxtors Shared Storage last summer I found it to be a powerful, easy to use device. It was a little light on features compared to other Network Attached Storage products I had worked with, but it was still a well-designed device with s...
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