WD 2TB My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage NAS Drive (Used)

Code: B79QJ

  • Store your files and backups in a central location and have access to them remotely
  • 2TB storage capacity gives you enough space for up to 640,000 digital pictures
  • Automatically backup your Windows or Apple Mac computer
  • Exempt from vouchers

Product details

WD 2TB My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage NAS Drive (Used)

• Store your files and backups in a central location and have access to them remotely
• 2TB storage capacity gives you enough space for up to 640,000 digital pictures
• Automatically backup your Windows or Apple Mac computer
• Guard any files or backups made to My Cloud from being unrecoverable by creating safe points
• DLNA and UPnP let you steam files to a smart TV, speaker or any other device that is DLNA and UPnP compatible
• Free up valuable space on your smart device, by backing up pictures and videos via the Apple iOs and Android My Cloud app
• Using the My Cloud app, transfer files between Dropbox and other cloud services

Centralise your media files and access them from anywhere
Store and organise your collection of pictures, videos and music in a central place with this WD My Cloud 2TB NAS drive (manufacturer’s code: WDBCTL0020HWT-EESN). Supplied with 2TB of storage space, you are able to store approximately 500 two-hour DVD films and 640,000 digital pictures, and any files stored will be accessible from anywhere (as long as you have an internet connection). If you need extra storage space in the future you can connect an external USB drive to the USB 3.0 port, which will increase the storage space immediately.

What are some of the backups I can do with this NAS drive?
Set automatic backups for your Windows or Apple Mac computer with WD SmartWare Pro for Windows and Apple’s own Time Machine program for Macs. Backups can be set to either save whole folders/all information on the computer or to backup only when changes have been made. This gives you the choice between a slower but more thorough backup and a quicker backup.

To make sure any backups are completely safe, a second copy (safe points) can be created and saved to an external location on your network or on an attached USB drive. If the My Cloud device fails, the snap shot of settings and any backups made at the specific time the safe point was created allows you to easily recover your data.

What are some of the apps I can use with this?
The dedicated My Cloud app, which is available for Apple iOS and Android smart devices, lets you upload to and view files from your personal cloud anywhere. This helps to free up space on your smart devices, so you can install more apps and take more pictures and videos. You can also transfer files between your Dropbox account and the My Cloud through the My Cloud app, giving you the ability to integrate your public cloud account with your own private cloud.

Can I send files wirelessly to smart devices?
Stream your music/video collections or your travel pictures to a smart TV, media player, speaker, games console or any other DLNA or UPnP compatible device connected to the same network as the My Cloud. As My Cloud is DLNA and UPnP certified it can act as a server for each of these clients to access.

Can more than one person have access to this?
Multiple user accounts can be set up and given access to their own folder within the WD My Cloud. You could also give them access to shared folders too. This makes it great for anyone who wants to share the NAS with multiple employees or just with friends and family.

Specification table
Capacity 2 TB
Maximum capacity 2 TB
Number of hard drives 1 x 3.5-inch drives (2 TB in 1 bay)
Maximum number of hard drives 1 x 3.5-inch drives (2 TB in 1 bay)
Expandable storage Yes - USB
Backup Options WD SmartWare Pro, Apple Time Machine
RAID Options Not Applicable
Integration with cloud services Dropbox
Connections 1 x Ethernet port (10/100/1000 Mb/s), 1 x USB 3.0
Operating systems compatibility Windows / Mac OS X
Remote access via web Yes
UPnP Yes
AirPlay No
Smart device app? My Cloud
Compatibility with third party applications/devices No
Wi-Fi No
Protocols SSL/TLS/OAUTH 2.0
Encryption Manufacturer not specified
Password protection Yes
Read speed 104 MB/s
Write speed 86 MB/s
Processor Dual Core processor
Memory 256 MB
Dimensions 49 mm x 139.3 mm x 170.6 mm
Colour White
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Package contents
My Cloud
Ethernet cable
Power adapter
Quick install guide

I have 5 x cctv cameras on ddns. Will this storage device be able to record live camera feeds? If so is it easy yo setup?

Asked by: Leewheller
This will depend entirely on if the cameras support recording to a NAS drive and the set up would be done using the camera software.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-22

How does this connect to the internet? Does it have to be through the router broadband that is used by the PC?

Asked by: Scorpio
It does use a router to connect to the internet yes.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2015-07-30
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Bulk Prices

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B79QJ WD 2TB My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage NAS Drive (Used) (1+) £90.99

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