ASUSTOR was nice enough to send on a AS-202TE for review.  In this installment, I show you how to run through the basic installation of the NAS.  Read on for details!

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ASUSTOR was nice enough to send on a AS-202TE for review.  In this installment, I show you how to run through the basic installation of the NAS.  Before we get started, let’s give you some background on this unit:

AS-202TE

Takes care of all your multimedia entertainment needs from downloading to local playback

Takes care of all your multimedia entertainment needs from downloading to local playback

  • Listen to your music with Web music player SoundsGood
  • 24/7 round-the-clock download assistant
  • 1080P HD multimedia playback via HDMI and XBMC
  • Expand storage capacity with USB 3.0 external hard drives
  • Support for a variety of mobile apps from ASUSTOR
  • ASUSTOR’s exclusive FTP client: FTP Explorer
Hardware Specifications

  • CPU: Intel® ATOM™ 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • Memory: 1GB Memory DDR3
  • HDD: 2.5″ / 3.5″ SATA II/ III or SSD x 2¹ Compatibility
  • Expansion: USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet x 1
  • Output: HDMI x 1
  • System Fan: 70mm x 1
  • Infrared Receiver
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V AC*
  • Certification: FCC, CE, VCCI, BSMI, C-TICK

* WD Red 3 TB HDD

Operation
  • Power Consumption: 19.7W (Operation); 13W (Disk Hibernation); 0.8W (Sleep Mode)²
  • Noise Level: 24dB
  • Operation Temperature: 5°C~35°C (40°F~95°F)
  • Humidity: 5% to 95% RH
ASUSTOR Hightlight
  • System Migration
  • Cloud Connect
  • Dr.ASUSTOR
  • 2-way Backup
  • Task Monitor
Eco-Friendly Design
  • System Sleep Mode (S3)
  • Auto-Standby for Both Internal and External Disks
  • Auto Fan Control
  • LED Night Mode
  • Power Schedule: On, Off, Restart, and Sleep

Size and Weight

 

This is a 2-bay unit with one gigabit ethernet connection and an HDMI Out port, and is aimed at the home user who wants to directly connect a NAS to their TV for content playback.  Check out these product pictures:

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This is an attractive-looking unit that will look fine in most home entertainment racks, and is made from high-quality materials.  Let’s set this unit up!