Capacious single-drive model.
Low Power consumption.
Easy to use, fast, and affordable.
It also comes with mobile applications to share photos on the go.
No USB or FireWire ports.
Remote access app only supports JPEG files.
Doesn't provide 100 MB/s reads.
No NAS backup features.
MioNet remote access solution is nearly useless.
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