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Topic # 112299 4-Dec-2012 12:37 Send private message

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REALLY NOISY

FS or SWAP: Iomega Storcenter 250GB Network Drive + Print Server (Hawkes Bay)

Works with Win/Mac/Linux.

250GB.

REALLY NOISY

Probably powered on for less than 200 hours idle, and less than 12 hours of I/O.

Has one 10/100 network port and two USB ports for connecting printers or extra drives.

Selling as hardly used due to being REALLY NOISY.

THIS THING SOUNDS LIKE A LAPTOP COOLING FAN THAT HAS LOST ITS BISCUIT.

FAN RANDOMLY COMES ON EVEN WITH NO I/O.

NOT A SINGLE SHRED OF WIFE-APPROVAL-FACTOR HAS BEEN MANUFACTURED INTO THIS DEVICE. EVEN THE KIDS WILL GET PISSED OFF WITH THE NOISE.


Normal behaviour for this model - all the reviews complain about the same thing.

It has an easy to press power button, so would suit infrequent use, or if you have a location in mind where noise doesn't matter.

REALLY NOISY

Works greta. No faults.

$50 delivered. Or swap for W.H.Y.

Pickup in Hastings ($40).

Includes power cable.

REALLY NOISY

Does not include network cable.
Not wireless (but plug into your router and your WiFi clients can see it).
No software included - visit Iomega support for Storcenter Desktop <360GB for downloads and specs.

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  Reply # 726761 4-Dec-2012 12:39 Send private message

Just one question.

How noisy is it?



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  Reply # 726768 4-Dec-2012 12:42 Send private message

A noisy noise annoys a noisy oyster.

This drive would irk the heck out of any species of bivalve mollusc with highly calcified valves, even those that generate sound pressure levels considered to be disruptive.

 

 



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  Reply # 726769 4-Dec-2012 12:43 Send private message

ubergeeknz: Just one question.

How noisy is it?


It's a print server - it'll be dead quiet ;-)

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  Reply # 726770 4-Dec-2012 12:44 Send private message



100 MB. Your argument is invalid. And noisy.






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  Reply # 726775 4-Dec-2012 12:48 Send private message

WHAT? I CANT HEAR YOU. IM GETTING MY DATA OFF THIS DRIVE. SPEAK UP PLEASE.




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  Reply # 727114 4-Dec-2012 22:31 Send private message

Will it take bigger disks?



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  Reply # 727863 6-Dec-2012 09:34 Send private message

Not sure sorry. Ill see if its easy to pull apart now.




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  Reply # 727864 6-Dec-2012 09:37 Send private message

No visible screws. The top panel comes off somehow, but I cant see how.

The fan points directly at the network port, USB ports and I assume the PCB - it doesn't seem to be a drive cooler.

You could disconnect the fan easily enough I suppose.




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  Reply # 740899 7-Jan-2013 10:35 Send private message

Bump.

Still for sale.




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