Today we are taking a look at Seagate Central. Seagate Central is Seagate’s entry into the affordable consumer-grade home NAS market. It comes in three configurations: 2 TB at $169.99 (model STCG2000100), 3 TB at $189.99 (model STCG3000100), and 4 TB at $229.99 (model STCG4000100) (prices are as offered on Seagate.com).
The Seagate Central device has quite a nice look to it. The front is a good looking carbon color, and the rest of the device is covered in a black plastic mesh which helps keep it cool. It has a blue status light on the top, but due to the mesh grille, it is difficult to see unless looking straight down at Central, so it won’t bother users in the dark.
We received the 2 TB Central for review, specifications below:
Dimensions – 8.5" x 5.7" x 1.7"
Weight – 2.2 lbs.
Package Contents –
System Requirements –
Mac OS® X 10.5.8 or later
Internet connection for activation and online file access and sharing
Internet Explorer® 7, Firefox® 3.x, Chrome 4.x, Safari® 3, or later Web browsers
Supported Devices for the Seagate Media App –
iPad, iPhone, iPod touch running iOS 4 or later
Tablets and smartphones running Android 2.2 or later
Samsung Smart TV or Blu-ray Disc player with Smart Hub (2012 model or later)
Hardware Specifications –
Drive Capacity: 2TB, 3TB, or 4TB
Drive Format: NTFS
Network Connectivity: One 10/1000 Ethernet port
USB Connectivity: One USB 2.0 port for connecting external storage devices to the Seagate Central device.
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