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ADS NAS Drive Kit

I was disappointed that the BitTorrent client didn't work for me. But I hope that ADS will fix it soon, because it's an interesting, unique addition to this class of NAS device. However, in addition to the BitTorrent problems, the NAS kit's performance was also sub-par, which may be more of a problem to fix, and more of a deterrent to buyers.

The ADS NAS Drive Kit is an inexpensive way to put an unused IDE drive to use. But until its problems are resolved, it would be hard to recommend this device over other BYOD NAS products. Even though I wasn't exactly wowed by it, the Tritton Simple NAS would be a better choice for a basic IDE drive NAS enclosure.

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