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The Iomega iConnect is a unique network hard-drive hub which allows users to turn any USB device such as an external hard drive.

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Pros

fair speeds for the everyday user when used as a wireless / wired NAS

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compact and lightweight

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Ethernet and built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity

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low power consumption

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sleek aesthetic, packaging

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adds networked drives to Finder / (My) Computer automatically without any custom tinkering / wizardry

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turns cheaper non-network-enabled devices into their higher-end brethren

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easy to set up and use

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iTunes/Time Machine support

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affordable price point

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support for Windows, Linux and OSX

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Cons

no USB 3.0 support

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lacks Drobo support

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far from a performance / enterprise quality device

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only supports FAT, FAT32, and NTFS

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The Iomega iConnect is a unique network hard-drive hub which allows users to turn any USB device such as an external hard drive, mini thumb drive or even a printer into online available media. The iConnect will allow users to access files and devices from anywhere with proper internet access.

The Iomega iConnect wireless data station includes features such as an integrated 1GHz CPU with 256MB ram, 4 USB 2.0 ports, a minimum 5 watt total power consumption, and included software (Trend Micro Internet Security, Iomega QuikProtect, EMC Retrospect Express Backup software and MozyHome Online Backup service).

Specifications
  • Desktop, compact form factor
  • CPU at 1GHz with 256MB RAM
  • 1 x RJ45 10/100/1000Mbps (GbE) Ethrenet port. LAN standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
  • Wireless (802.11b/g/n)
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports (to connect external HDD, printers)
  • AC Voltage 100-240 VAC
  • Power consuption - 5 Watts
  • Included Software
    • Trend Micro Internet Security
    • Iomega QuikProtect
    • EMC Retrospect Express Backup
    • MozyHome Online Backup service
  • Physical Dimensions
    • Width: 1.1 in (27mm)
    • Length: 6.3 in (131mm)
    • Height: 5.2 in (161mm)
    • Weight: .60 lbs (.27 kg)
System Requirements

PC Users

  • Pentium 300Mhz processor or higher
  • Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
  • Support Microsoft OS
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home
    • XP Professional
    • XP Professional x64
    • Windows Vista Home Basic/ Home Premium/ Business / Ultimate / Windows 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 1.5, or higher
  • 256MB RAM or higher
  • CD or DVD drive to install software
  • Available 10/100/1000Mbps network Ethernet port (required for initial set-up)
  • 1000 Mbps recommended for maximum performance
  • DHCP-configured network (recommended)
  • Network hub, switch, or router (Wireless router required for wireless operation)

Mac Users

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
  • Apple Safari 2.0 browser or higher
  • CD or DVD drive to install software
  • Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
  • Available 10/100/1000Mbps network Ethernet port (required for initial set-up)
  • 1000 Mbps recommended for maximum performance
  • DHCP-configured network (recommended)
  • Network hub, switch, or router (Wireless router required for wireless operation)

Linux Users

  • Supported Linux distributions:
    • Ubuntu 7.10
    • Fedora 8
    • Fedora 7
    • FedoraCore 6/5
    • Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop/Workstation
    • Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop/Workstation
    • OpenSUSE 10.3
    • Debian 4
  • Available 10/100/1000Mbps network Ethernet port (required for initial set-up)
  • 1000 Mbps recommended for maximum performance
  • DHCP-configured network (recommended)
  • Network hub, switch, or router (Wireless router required for wireless operation)
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