Hi there everyone.
I've seen a fair amount of talk about the LaCie NAS devices on here; some good and some... less good. So, I thought it'd be prudent to gather a few words of experience before shelling out for a LaCie Ethernet Big Disk.
I'm wanting an NAS to use for backup data and to store photos, music, videos (.avi, divx, xvid, wmv, mpg, etc. - including some HD files) that I'll be able to access through the Xbox 360. I also have an Xbox 1 running XBMC, so it'd be great if that could also access files on the NAS. I can currently stream everything to the Xbox 360 from the PC, including some pretty big HD videos, without many problems, but an NAS would be a much better solution for me and as I understand it, that means decent Twonky support from the device - which is why I'm here.
I'm quite impressed by the affordability of the 1Tb LaCie Ethernet Big Disk
, but often you get what you pay for. So can anyone offer any advice on the LaCie Ethernet Big Disk?
Is it a good companion for the Xbox360?
Is it likely to work out-of-the-box, or will it take some fiddling to get it running?
Am I likely to have to buy any additional software/hardware to get things working (I already have a router for the home network)?
Is there a good alternative anyone can recommend if the LaCie Ethernet Big Disk is a lame duck?
Thanks in advance for any advice you guys can offer.