Maxtor Fusion Network Storage

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The explosive nature of digital media has pushed our storage to the limits. As such, we are becoming more and more dependent on safeguarding and sharing this digital content. And hence, the desire to do this blog. When it comes to easily accesssing and sharing content, storage mediums haven’t been very helpful. They’ve been great for, well, storing the content. Getting at that content has been another story. Maxtor put together a pretty neat product called Maxtor Fusion that aims to help folks do exactly that.

Specs:

Capacity (Model #) 500GB (STM305004FSAA0G-RK /B01Q500)
Lan Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 8023u
Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet Two USB 2.0 ports
Ethernet Transmission Speed 1000Mbps/100Mbps/10Mbps
Operating Temp 35C
Dimensions 5.4 x 3.9 x 8.5 inches (136 x 65 x 217 mm)
Weight 4.95 lbs / 2.3 kg
AC Voltage 110/220
Input Frequency 50/60 Hz
Compatibility PC & Mac
Network Requirements

* Broadband connection via DSL or Cable Modem
* Router

PC Requirements

* Pentium III 500 MHz System equivalent or higher
* 50MB free hard disk space
* 256 MB RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
* Video/display: 1024×768 Screen Resolution
* Windows 2000/XP Operating System
* Internet Browser Requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or newer, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or newer
* CD-ROM or DVD-ROM

Macintosh Requirements

* Apple PowerPC G3 Processor equivalent or higher OR Intel Core Duo 1.66 MHz Processor equivalent or higher
* 256 MB RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
* Macintosh OS X 10.4 or higher
* Video/Display: 1024 x 768 Screen Resolution
* Internet Browser Requirements: Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or newer
NOTE: Apple Safari 1.2 or higher is supported for Setup Wizard functionality but is not supported for user login sessions
* CD-ROM or DVD-ROM
And here’s a video demo of Fabrik, the software that drives the sharing of the content on the Maxtor Fusion. Pretty neat.

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