SmartStor™ NS4600 Network Attached Storage and Digital Media Server
SmartStor NS4600
TM
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.
Snapshot
One Touch Backup
Take a real time image of SmartStor™
NS4600 volume in seconds. Users
are able to restore data to a specific
point-in-time. SmartStor™ NS4600
supports up to 4 snapshot records.
Enable a quick, automatic
client backup at the
touch of a button.
SmartSYNC
Remote Replication
Uses incremental backup
to reduce time and
space by including only
changed files.
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
Phone
Digital
Camera
Gaming Machine
Wireless
Laptop
TV
UPnP/DLNA Device
SmartStor
Wireless
Router/Switch
● DLNA Certified Media Streaming Server
TV
Network Media
Player
The SmartStor™ NS4600 is a DLNA Certified Digital Media Server (DMS).
Digital Media Players (DMP) can automatically discover DLNA Digital Media Servers.
● Remote Access Media Center
Enjoy and share your music, videos, and photos with your family and friends using Wi-Fi
enabled portable device.
● Media player
Media Center enables users to manage and play their music and video files stored on
the SmartStor™ NS4600. Simply select 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 photo 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
NAS Features
File Sharing Protocols
Network Protocols
Client OS Support
SmartNAVI™ OS Support
Security
User Management
Data Protection
Drive Carrier
USB
Connections
eSATA
Connection
Gigabit Ethernet
Ports
Resset button
Disk Drive
Cooling Fan
Power Connection
Intuitive Graphic User Interface
SmartNAVI™, The advanced client
utility for Windows and MacOS, allows
you to manage the SmartStor™ through
your network or over the Internet.
Mobile Media Center supports your
iPhone and iPod-touch as well as other
mobile devices with browsers. Share
your music, video, and photos with your
family and friends. Mobile Media Center
enables you to more fully enjoy your
media, wherever you are.
www.promise.com
SMB/CIFS (Microsoft), AFP (Apple/Mac OS X), NFS (Linux/Unix)
FTP, DHCP client, NTP client
Windows 2000, XP, 2003,Vista X86/64; Linux/Unix,
Mac OS X v10.4 and above
Windows 2000, XP, 2003,Vista X86/64; Mac OS X v10.4 and above
Domain Integration, Microsoft ADS, Unix NIS
User, Group, and Quota management
Snapshot backup (up to 4 snapshot volumes)
NAS-to-NAS remote replication
Client-to-NAS backup
One-Touch Backup for USB disks and digital cameras
Internal File System
EXT3 Journal file system, multi-volume
External File Systems
FAT, FAT32, EXT3 (USB and eSATA drives)
Others
Print Server
Network application and Multimedia Feature
Multimedia Server
UPNP and DLNA certified
File Download Support
E-donkey, Bit Torrent
Mobile Device Remote
Supports various browsers and media players on portable devices
Access
RAID Management
RAID Levels
RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+spare, 10
RAID features
Hot Spare, Robust Error Handling, Online RAID Level Migration, Capacity Expansion,
HDD Roaming
System Management
Web Browser Support
Internet Explorer 6 or above, Opera, Firefox 1.5, Netscape 7.0, Safari
Language Support
English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, Italian, French,
Korean, Russian
Coding System
Unicode
Management Protocols
HTTP/HTTPS, NTP, SMTP, ADS
Notification
Email, Buzzer, LEDs
Management Tools
SmartNAVI™, WebPASM™, One-Touch Backup
LAN Interface
Interface
IEEE Standards 802.3i (10Base-T), 802.3u (100Base-TX),802.3ab (1000Base-T)
Transmission Speed
10 Mb/s, 100 Mb/s, or 1000 Mb/s depending on network
Jumbo Frames
4K, 9K, and 16K support at 1000 Mb/s rate
Number of Ports
1 port
Maximum Transmission
100 Meters
Distance
USB Interface
Interface
USB 2.0
Number of Ports
2 ports
Connector
USB Type A
Device Support
Hard disk drive, Flash drive, Network printer, APC UPS management
Disk Interface
Interface
eSATA II
Number of Ports
1 port
Device Support
Hard disk drive
Mechanical Specifications
Number of Drives
4 drives
Specifications
3.5 inch, 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s SATA hard disk drives
Feature Support
NCQ/TCQ, 48-bit LBA
Hot Swappable
YES
Power Saving
Spin-down Hard Drives in system Standby mode
Mechanical Specifications
CPU
Intel 600 MHz
RAM
256 MB DDR II
Power Supply
90-100W with PFC, 100-230V auto-ranging, 50-60Hz AC
Temperature, Operating 5° to 35°C (41° to 95°F)
Humidity, Operating
10 to 85 percent
Dimensions (H x W x D) 188.2 x 152.5 x 229.6 mm (7.4 x 6.0 x 9.0 in)
Weight
2.5 kg (5.5 lbs) without drives
Certification and Warranty
EMC/Safety
CE, FCC Class B,VCCI Class B, BSMI, UL, TUV
Environmental
RoHS compliant
Warranty
2 years
©2009 Promise Technology, Inc. Specifications subject to change without notice.
05/21/2009
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