Promise Technology NS4600 NAS Storage Enclosure


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Interface Types: SATA, eSATA External, USB 2.0, Ethernet RJ45

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Electrical Interface: Ethernet Gigabit - 1Gbps

On-Board Cache: 256MB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 4

Wattage/VA: 250W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Promise Technology SmartStor NS4600 4-Drive HS NAS Storage Enclosure - Brand New

Promise Technology SmartStor NS4600 4-Drive Hot Spare NAS Storage Enclosure - Brand New

SmartStor NS4600 is a High Performance 4 drive RAID 5 Network Attached Storage and Digital Media Server for Home, SOHO and Small Business. The SmartStor NS4600 is DLNA Certified under DLNA DMS Guidelines 1.0, features iTunes Server with Video Playback.

SmartStorTM NS4600 Network Attached Storage and Digital Media Server
Promise Technology, the worldwide leader in SATA/SAS RAID, brings its proven enterprise-class RAID technology to the SOHO and SMB users. SmartStor™ safeguards your digital content and makes it readily available over your home or business network, or over the Internet.

Advanced and Reliable Data Backup Solution
To accommodate the pressing needs of SOHO and SMB users to easily and efficiently protect critical data, SmartStor™ NS4600 offers a complete set of automated data backup features.

  • One Touch Backup
    Enable a quick, automatic client backup at the touch of a button
  • SmartSYNC
    Use incremental backup to reduce time and space by including only changed files
  • Snapshot
    Take a real time image of SmartStore NS4600 volume in seconds. Users are able to restore data to a specific point-in-time. SmartStor NS4600 supports up to 4 snapshot records.
  • Remote Replication
    Provides the most cost-effective disaster recovery solution by replicating data from a local NS4600 to a remote NS4600 over Internet or LAN

Field-proven RAID technology
SmartStor™ NS4600 features Promise’s field-proven RAID technology. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 in addition to offering enterprise-class RAID features at an entry-level price. Features include volume expansion, online RAID level migration, advanced error handling (Perfect RAID™), hot spare and more.

Home Digital Media Center

  • DLNA Ceretified Media Streaming Server
    The SmartStor NS4600 is a DLNA Certified Digital Media Server (DMS). Digital Media Players (DMP) can automatically discover DLNA Digital Medial Servers.
  • Remote Access Media CenterEnjoy and share your music, videos, and photos with your family and friends using Wi-Fi enable portable device.
  • Media PlayerMedia Center enables users ot manage and play their music and video files stored on the SmartStor NS4600. Simply selsect the file you wish to play and “enjoy”.
  • Photo Album
    Do you have tens of thousands of images and wonder about how to organize them? Using Photo Album, you can create flash based phot albums and then share them with family and friends.

Data Center for File Sharing over the Internet
SmartStor NS4600 supports remote backup function over the Internet. No matter where you are in the world, you can backup your data and photos to the SmartStor NS4600, and share the data and photos with your colleagues or family immediately. SmartStor NS4600 supports File server, FTP, web server and Plug-in to expand functions.

An Ultra Quiet and Green Box
SmartStor NS4600 conforms to the RoHS environmental standard demonstrating Promise’s continued commitment to the environment. The Standby feature of the SmartStor NS4600 allows hard drives to spin-down reducing power consumption during periods of inactivity. The Wake-on-LAN feature immediately returns the SmartStor NS4600 to active mode upon access your data. Thanks to the new enclosure design, system noise generated by the fan is no longer a concern.

NS4600 Highlights

  • High Performance RAID 5 with 30+ MB/s Sequential Write and 40+ MB/s Sequential Read
  • Data sharing over Internet, including Jumbo Frame support
  • Enterprise-proven RAID technology with RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 support
  • Enterprise-proven RAID technology with RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 support
  • One-Touch Backup of an external hard drive or digital camera via USB
  • Snapshot for instant backup and restoration
  • NAS-to-NAS replication for remote backup
  • SmartSYNC backup for automatic client backup
  • USB/eSATA external hard drive support
  • USB network printer support
  • DLNA Digital Media Server for accessing Music, Pictures and Video via Digital Media Players on the Home Network
  • Mobile Device and Remote Access support
  • iTunes Server with Video Playback support
  • Microsoft ADS support
  • FTP, SMB, CIFS, AFP, and NFS network protocol support
  • Shared storage for Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X clients
  • Wake-on-LAN and Automatic Power-on

SmartStor NS4600 Features
Part NumberDS4600
DAS Features
File Sharing ProtocolsSMB/CIFS (Microsoft), AFP (Apple/Mac OS X), NFS (Linux/Unix)
Network ProtocolsFTP, DHCP client, NTP client
Client OS SupportWindows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista X86/64; Linux/Unix
SmartNAVI OS SupportMac OS X v 10.4 and above
SecurityWindows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista X86/64; Mac OS X v 10.4 and above
User ManagementDomain Integration, Microsoft ADS, Unix NIS
Data ProtectionUser, Group, and Quota management
Snapshot backup (up to 4 snapshot volumes)
NAS-to-NAS remote replication
Client-NAS backup
One-Touch Backup for USB disks and digital cameras
Internal File SystemEXT3 Journal file system, multi-volume
External File SystemFAT, FAT32, EXT3, (USB and eSATA drives)
OthersPrint Server
Network Application and Multimedia Feature
Multimedia ServerUPNP and DLNA certified
File Download SupportE-donkey, Bit Torrent
Mobile Device Remote AccessSupports various browsers and media players on portable devices
RAID Management
RAID LevelsRAID 0, 1, 5, 5+spare, 10
RAID featuresHot Spare, Robust Error Handling, Online RAID Level Migration, Capacity Expansion, HDD Roaming
System Management
Web Browser SupportInternet Explorer 6 or above, Opera, Firefox 1.5, Netscape 7.0, Safari
Language SupportEnglish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Korean, Russian
Coding SystemUnicode
Management ProtocolsHTTP/HTTPS, NTP, SMTP, ADS
NotificationEmail, Buzzer, LEDs
Management ToolsSmartNAVI, WebPASM, One-Touch Backup
LAN Interface
InterfaceIEEE Standards 802.3i (10Base-T), 802.3u (100Base-TX),802.3ab (1000Base-T)
Transmission Speed10 Mb/s, 100 Mb/s, or 1000 Mb/s depending on network
Jumbo Frames4K, 9K, and 16K support at 1000 Mb/s rate
Number of Ports1 port
Maximum Transmission Distance100 Meters
USB Interface
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Number of Ports2 ports
ConnectorUSB Type A
Device SupportHard disk drive, Flash drive, Network printer, APC UPS management
Disk Interface
Number of Ports1 port
Device SupportHard disk drive
Mechanical Specifications
Number of Drives4 Drives
Specifications3.5 inch, 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s SATA hard disk drives
Feature SupportNCQ/TCQ, 48-bit LBA
Hot SwappableYes
Power SavingSpin-down Hard Drives in system Standby mode
Mechanical Specifications
CPUIntel 600 MHz
Power Supply90-100W with PFC, 100-230V auto-ranging, 50-60Hz AC
TemperatureOperating: 5° to 35° C
(41° to 95° F)
HumidityOperating: 10% - 85%
Dimensions (H x W x D)188.2x152.5.229.6 mm
(7.4x6.0x9.0 in)
Weight2.5 kg (5.5 lbs) without drives
EMC/SafetyCE, FCC Class B, VCCI Class B, BSMI, UL, TUV
EnvironmentalROHS Compliant

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Weight: 8.2 lb

Warranty: 2 Year Manufacturer

Brand New

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