LG Electronics introduced a new Network Attached Storage option for
consumers looking to protect their multimedia entertainment files, this
week at Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA)
EXPO 2009 (Booth #2623).
To help safeguard treasured family memories, photos and music, LG’s
Network Attached Storage (NAS) model N2R1 uses a proven system of
multiple hard drives
loss. Called RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Discs), this system
automatically backs up and restores files for added security in the
event of a hardware failure.
With up to two Tera-bytes (TB) of storage, the N2R1 provides a wealth
of storage capabilities, allowing consumers to continue building their
digital libraries of music, movies and other multimedia files. For an
enhanced level of convenience, the N2R1 includes a DVD Re-Writer and
Playback feature for additional back up or file sharing options.
"Consumers continue to create digital memories, from photos to family
videos and it’s important that these irreplaceable moments are saved in
a secure place," said Peter Reiner, senior vice president, marketing,
LG Electronics USA, Inc. "With LG’s Network Attached Storage, consumers
now have a virtual `Library on Command’ that allows them unlimited
access to their favorite memories, whether at home or on the road."
Connectivity and Compatibility
For consumers who cannot be tied down by wires, the N2R1 has integrated
WiFi connectivity for easy connection to any 802.11g wireless home
network. The MyMedia feature allows consumers access to videos, photos
and music through a DLNA-certified media player, placing digital
entertainment libraries within easy reach of the big-screen. For music
aficionados, the N2R1 also has iTunes connectivity for a networked
The Network Attached Storage is compatible with a variety of operating
systems such as Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems, allowing for
installation in any home entertainment environment. It also provides
remote support with easy access to files from anywhere an Internet
connection is available, allowing consumers to show off their favorite
pictures or movies even when they are away from home.
The N2R1 will be available online and at national retailers early this
Fall for the manufacturers suggested retail price of $299 for 1TB of
storage and $399 for 2TB of storage.