Linksys by Cisco Media Hub with LCD--Home Entertainment Storage--Includes One 500 GB Hard Drive (Model NMH405 EU)
With the revolutionary new Linksys by Cisco Media Hub you can access and stream your digital music, photos, and videos throughout your home. Much more than a mere hard drive, it’s an intelligent storage and file server device that’s designed to aggregate media from your PCs and other storage devices. Includes two hard drive bays. With the Linksys by Cisco Media Hub it’s easy to view and listen to your digital memories on any PC, laptop, or TV(with a UPnP compatible media player) in the house. The Media Hub consolidates songs from the same album but stored on different PCs into one virtual album. And when you’re traveling or away from home, you or your family and friends can remotely access your media from anywhere in the world through an available Internet connection. Now you can upload and instantly share your digital photos or listen to your entire music library right from the Internet without lugging around a hard drive. Remote access is available free from Cisco for the first 12 months after you sign up (thereafter fees may apply). Linksys by Cisco Media Hubs also include automatic backup software so you can save your treasured photos, music, and videos in one device should your computers ever crash or are stolen. Media Hubs have also been engineered to be automatically recognized and accessed by Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio components, so you can get your digital music off of your PCs and playing throughout your home. Introducing Linksys by Cisco Media Hubs
You love your media, so treat it well. The Media Hub makes it easy to organize, access, and share your digital video, photos, and music--around your home and around the world. With massive capacity, intelligent aggregation, and media-optimized sharing and file-serving capabilities, it’s an ideal way to manage your material, enjoy your entertainment, and share your memories. Show your media how much you love it--give it a Hub.
Store Your Treasured Files Find It, Store It, Access It
The Linksys by Cisco Media Hub finds your files where they live on your home network. Got three songs on your laptop and the rest on another computer? It’ll find them and organize them by artist and album. Same for your photos, movies, and documents. So your files are accessible and orderly, in one place, whether you’re at home or on the road. Share with Family & Friends Web Access
--It’s a digital photographer’s dream. If you shoot a lot of photos and have had issues emailing them, then the Media Hub offers you a better way. Thanks to our remote access hosted by Cisco, you can give out your Media Hub’s Web address so friends and family can view your photos in the same place. Remote Streaming and Downloads
Music fans know that their favorite songs are more enjoyable when they’re accessible. Imagine if you could set the mood anywhere you go with just the right track, or DJ a party without bringing a thing. Movie buffs and home videographers can also upload and download wherever they go. So no one has to miss those first steps. Media Readers (NMH400 Series)
With the Media Hub 400 series, you can even pop your SD card right into the Media Hub, skipping the PC step entirely. Off on an adventure? Stop in an Internet cafe to upload photos remotely to your Media Hub’s Web address, so they’re more secure and available for viewing. Now Playing: 3 HD Streams at Once
Play your media around your house. The Media Hub is capable of streaming three simultaneous high-definition video streams. So you can have a dance party in the living room, a photo slideshow in the family room, and movies for the little guys in the basement. Automatic or On-Demand Backup
Photos, home movies, and precious documents are irreplaceable. But they’ll be safer and more secure with timed automatic backup. The files in the folders you choose can be automatically copied to the Media Hub on a recurring basis. So you never have to think about backing them up again. Expandability
You’ve got options. Use your own hard drive, or choose one of ours. Media Hub models are available with hard drives and there’s an extra drive bay so you can add another hard drive. Depending on your hard drive configuration, you can have room enough to fill your Media Hub with hundreds of thousands of photos or music files, and hundreds of hours of movies. How Does Streaming Work?
The Media Hub plugs into your wireless router and then streams your files:
The Media Hub’s software interface makes it easy to view and play your photos, music and movies right on any PC on your home network. You don’t even need a live Internet connection.
|If you have a PlayStation3, XBOX 360 or other media extender/DMA, you can stream movies and slideshows from the Media Hub to your TV. ||UPnP-enabled wireless music bridges or receivers, including Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio systems, can play digital music stored on your Media Hub.|