updated 10:05 pm EST, Wed November 8, 2006
Fantom Network Disk debuts
Fantom Drives has announced the Fantom Network Disk, providing up to 750GB of shared storage for home networking and SOHO markets. The Fantom Drives Network Disk is an advanced Network Attached Storage (NAS) device, allowing shared network access through Ethernet or as an external hard drive through USB 2.0 connection. The drive can be added to a network in minutes, and requires no networking experience: users simply plug in an Ethernet cable and all setup and permissions are administered via a simple and familiar web user interface to share content across Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. The slick, durable, and compact design provides safety and security and boasts maximum sustained transfer rates of up to 40MB/sec. over USB 2.0 connection, according to the company. It is available in three capacities: 250GB for $150, 500GB for $280 and a 750GB model for $650. Fantom Drives Network Disk products ship with a standard one-year limited warranty.