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Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB

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FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB
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Multifunctional data storage servers that allow you to store huge amounts of data. Connect your storage server directly to your own PC or share it with your local area network, so anybody in your home/office can use it. You can even connect it to the internet and share your data securely with friends or colleagues at a remote office via a VPN connection or if you would wish to do so you could even share your data with the whole world via ftp (provided your server supports this).
NAS & storage servers
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Warranty: 2 years manufacturer’s warranty
Long product name Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB :
The short editorial description of Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB

FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB Router+USBServer+S-Ata host

Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB:
The official marketing text of Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB as supplied by the manufacturer
The all in one network storage solution.

The new Storage Gateway from Freecom Technologies offers an easy and fast way to add up to 500 Gigabytes of network storage in the office or home environment. Quick and simple installation allows you to instantly store and share music, videos, images and other files via your web browser. Using the integrated router you can share the Gateway in seconds. With the 4 extra USB 2.0 Host ports you can use your standard USB printer as a Network printer and also add extra hard drives or other storage devices to increase the network storage capacity quickly. Even the latest interface standard S-ATA is vailable on the Storage Gateway. This interface enables you to extend the capacity by stacking drives. Thanks to the router function sharing internet is as easyas can be: just plug your DSL modem in the WAN port and have instant access to internet from every computer in your network. Simple setup and endless possibilities make the Gateway the perfect solution for your home and small office. The Storage Gateway replaces many other devices and is designed to setup easily without network administrator knowledge. Keep it Simple!

- File server; fast central data location for all your PCs or network.
- Backup server; make backups on the FSG-3 for securing all your data.
- Web server; get your files online and control them yourself fast and easy.
- FTP server; reach your secured data from all over the internet.
- Network router; connect your PCs and notebooks simultaneously to internet.
- USB server; add additional USB hard drives and USB sticks to your network.
- USB print server; add your USB printer and create a network printer.
- AV server; central location for all your audio and video files.
- Firewall; keeps personal data in and hackers out.
- S-ATA enabler; share your external S-ATA drive within your network.
- ID2 ready and cross-platform compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix.
- Aluminium enclosure with heat controlled fan speed and low noise through managed HDD spin down.
- Cost effective SOHO server replacement (your PC not required to be on).
- Can be stacked horizontally with other Freecom FHD products, positioned vertically or even mounted to the wall (both foot stand and wall mount are included).
- Including Acronis TrueImage software (2 licences) for making an image of your PC's hard drives on the FSG-3.
- Includes Kensington hardware security slot.
Short summary description Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB:
This short summary of the Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Freecom FSG-3 FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB, EIDE/ATA, 250 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, 9 ms, 4.2 ms
Long summary description Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB :

Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB, FSG-3. Storage drive interface: EIDE/ATA, Storage drive capacity: 250 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Processor frequency: 0.266 GHz. RAM capacity: 0.0625 GB, Flash memory: 4 MB. Management protocols: Microsoft CIFS, Microsoft SMB & TCP/IP. Weight: 950 g

This is an auto-generated long summary of Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Storage drive interface *
Where the storage device links with other parts of the product, or an external device.
Storage drive capacity *
The amount of data that can be stored on the storage drive.
250 GB
Hard drive speed
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
8 MB
Hard disk average seek time
9 ms
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.2 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
0.8 ms
Processor frequency
The speed that the microprocessor executes each instruction or each vibration of the clock. The CPU requires a fixed number of clock ticks, or cycles, to execute each instruction. The faster the clocks rate, the faster the CPU, or the faster it can execute instructions. Clock Speeds are usually determined in MHz, 1 MHz representing 1 million cycles per second, or in GHz, 1 GHz representing 1 thousand million cycles per second. The higher the CPU speed, the better a computer will perform.
0.266 GHz
RAM capacity *
0.0625 GB
Flash memory
4 MB
Management protocols
Microsoft CIFS, Microsoft SMB & TCP/IP
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
950 g
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 60 °C
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
44 x 175 x 140 mm
Power requirements
100-220 V, 12V / 4A
Security features
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Linux - Intel XScale CPU
Networking features
Minimum system requirements
Windows/Mac/Linux - LAN (RJ45, 10/100Mbps)
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
225 x 310 x 140 mm
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1 x WAN RJ45 3 x LAN RJ45 4x USB 2.0/1.1 1 x eS-ATA
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 15 expert reviews for Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway 250GB and the average expert rating is 82 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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For such a compact little drive, Freecoms new Storage Gateway packs a mighty punch. The styling and finish are excellent, but the most obvious difference between this drive and its main rivals is the antenna that sticks up from the back. Sure enough...
Good Wireless connectivity, Excellent features set...
Bad Doesnt come with a kitchen sink...
Bottom line For such a compact little drive, Freecoms new Storage Gateway packs a mighty punch. The styling and finish are excellent, but the most obvious difference between this drive and its main rivals is the antenna that sticks up from the back. Sure enough...
If you have more than one PC sharing an internet connection, whether in the home or the office, Freecoms FSG-3 Storage Gateway WLAN could be very useful. Its almost like having an IT department in a box. In addition to a 7,200rpm hard drive, the F...
Bottom line The Freecom FSG-3 Storage Gateway WLAN is a very nice piece of kit. It does just about everything you could want, is easily expandable and looks pretty good. Best of all, the firm has clearly paid great attention to detail thoughout, combining a huge...
Although a touch noisy, the Freecom Storage Gateway has more features than most NAS appliances and is great value for money Following last months NAS appliances Labs comes Freecoms new FSG-3 Storage Gateway. The paper specifications are tantalising:...
This rather unique NAS drive comes complete with a built-in wireless router, making it a good option if you dont have a wireless router already. This made it a very good buy a year or so ago but, now that most of us have routers already, the price is...
Good Integrated wireless router, Good feature set...
Bad Steep price...
A good all-in-one network product that functions as a NAS box and a router. A network attached storage (NAS) device is a hard drive that can be hooked up to your network and then left permanently on. Any PC on your network can then copy items to and...
Network Attached Storage - NAS for short - has become immensely popular of the last couple of years, especially as hard drive sizes have increased and prices have come down. Consumer-oriented devices have been around for some time now, but most of them...
Bottom line The Freecom FSG-3 is an affordable NAS box, particularly for users interested in the extra server functionality that the FSG-3 has on offer compared to similar devices. It's not a product for the non-technical, and it's certainly not the best option f...
The Storage Gateway WLAN from Freecom is the most sophisticated device we tested. The disk itself has 160GB of space and can be attached to your network, either wired or wirelessly, to act as a storage receptacle for all the computers on your network. Wha...
Plenty of features for such a small box. If you don?t already have a wireless router, this is a fantastic choice.
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EUR 604,19 (incl. VAT)