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VANTEC NST-D306WS3 Plastic 2.5" & 3.5" White SATA I/II/III USB 3.0 WiFi Hard Drive Dock SATA lll 6G version

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The Vantec NexStar WiFi Hard Drive Dock provides a complete and easy way to access all files stored away in your hard drives with WiFi connectivity and a USB 3.0 interface. You can have quick access to your data through your personal Smart Phone or Tablet PC via NexStar WiFi App thanks to integrated Wi-Fi. In addition, UPnP support makes it easier than before to bring you contents to your home theater. The NexStar allows simultaneous connection up to 3 devices. Simply insert any 2.5" or 3.5" SATA hard drive into the NexStar and you are ready to browse your files over the multiple platforms in your arsenal. The NexStar also contains USB 3.0 for when you need fast direct access to your data from your computer making it perfect solution to access any hard drives in seconds.

  • newegg Get Connected Over Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n You can access and share your files stored on your hard drive seamlessly over the NexStar's Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Network through your Smart Phone or Tablet. The Vantec NexStar WiFi Hard Drive Dock can connect with multiple devices and upload/download wirlessly for simultaneous sharing. With Internet tethering support, you can also access the internet while connected. Moreover, UPnP media server support delivers seamless compatibility with UPnP enabled devices.
  • newegg NexStar WiFi App The Vantec NexStar WiFi WiFi App is a multi-purpose file browser allowing you to access data from your NexStar WiFi device. With this App, you can also change the WiFi configurations of your NexStar WiFi device and download or upload files for convenient sharing with other devices. This app is available at App Store (for iOS devices) and Google Play Market (for Android devices). The iOS version app offers additional features such as “Open In” functionality support for not natively supported file-types, Airplay support and playlist creation.
  • newegg Stay Secure You can get absolute secure connections thanks to the Wi-Fi Security Protection WEP/WPA/WPA2 support.
  • newegg USB 3.0 for SuperSpeed Transfer Get Your Files on to Your Hard Drive Faster through the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port.

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  • Mark B.
  • 9/14/2014 4:03:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks as expected

Pros: Works as posted it would.

Cons: Hard drive needed to be formatted ..

Other Thoughts: As stated in as a con, the drive needs to be formatted in order to be seen in the sata external dock ...

i was use to being able to format from the external drive system once drivers were installed to see the external usb storage .. That did not happen ..

i had to format the drive, by installing to my system as an internal drive first .. a quick format did the trick ..

i than installed the sata drive into the USB 3.0 WiFi Hard Drive Dock firmly.

Everything works as stated .. follow instructions to setup WiFi and don't forget to add admin to it ..

The rest is history ..

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  • LED M.
  • 10/21/2013 3:53:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

4 out of 5 eggsWiFi

Pros: Jumping on one of these as my Pal has one and after much experimenting found that it is new tech and new ways for transferring data!

Cons: For the above reviewer you cannot change any of the settings without an iOS or Android device ...also the USB3.0 and WiFi can not connect simutanously :(

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  • Teresa C.
  • 6/24/2013 6:33:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNexStar WiFi Hard Drive Dock

Pros: The drive was easy to setup. Instructions were simple and well presented. Set up as USB 3 it worked fine. I was not able to test speed as my laptop lacks USB 3.

Cons: Marketing material and item descriptions did not make it plain that the wireless functionality of this device is limited to creating a separate wireless network. This device does not join existing networks where files may be easily transferred. To use the device in the wireless mode requires constant switching between my LAN and the network created by the NexStar. Tethering does work with my iOS device.

Other Thoughts: This is a decent USB 3 dock, which is how I will probably use it. As a wireless device using it's own network of 10.10.10.254 I don't have much use for it unless I can figure out how to "link" it to the 192.168.1.254 router which connects to all my other devices.

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