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Seagate Central 3TB NAS Personal Cloud Storage Drive

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Product overview

• One drive to organise and backup all your content
• Total storage space of 3TB lets you store up to 960,000 digital pictures or 49,800 hours of music
• Schedule automatic Windows or Mac computer backups
• Stream your media library to gaming consoles, media players and smart TVs
• Browse and enjoy your content on an Apple iOS or Android mobile device with the Seagate Media app

A central storage location that can be accessed from anywhere
Connect this Seagate Central 3TB (manufacturer’s code: STCG3000200) to your router to organise and backup all your content on one drive and access it from anywhere. The 3TB storage gives you space for a number of different files. You can store up to 23.25 hours of 4K video at 30fps, 99 hours of 1080p video at 30fps, 750 two-hour DVD films, 960,000 digital photos or 49,800 hours of digital music. You can access these stored files and upload new ones from any computer, smartphone or tablet through a web browser or the dedicated app. Sharing these files with your family and friends, wherever you are, is as simple as sending an email invitation.

What can I backup with this NAS drive?
Automatically backup multiple Windows and Mac computers, either through the Seagate Dashboard or with Time Machine backup software for Mac. Don’t risk losing your pictures and videos stored on your Facebook account, the Seagate Central lets you automatically download user generated pictures and videos. In other words, you can backup and archive your Facebook account. In addition, any personal pictures or videos taken on your smartphone or tablet can be off-loaded or backed up through the Seagate Media app. This gives you extra space for even more pictures or videos.

How can I access the files stored on this NAS drive?
You can access content on the go through a web browser or through the free Seagate Media app for tablets and smartphones (Android, Apple and Amazon Kindle). The app isn’t just for backing up and off-loading your files, you can use it to browse and enjoy your content at home or on the road. All you need is a Wi-Fi or 3G/4G connection. The Seagate Media app can be installed on a Samsung Smart TV or Blu-ray player with Smart Hub (2012 models or later) too, so you can browse through your content with your remote control.

Can I stream content to other devices?
Wirelessly stream your centralised media collection to gaming consoles, media players and smart TVs thanks to the DLNA compatibility of this Seagate Central. As long as the display device is DLNA compatible and on the same network, you can stream the content. The great thing about the Seagate Media app is that it works with AirPlay as well. This offers iOS users the ability to mirror films from your iPhone to the TV via Apple TV and use your phone to play music on AirPlay enabled speakers.


Specification table
Capacity 3 TB
Maximum capacity 3 TB
Number of hard drives 1 x 3.5-inch drive (3 TB in 1 bay)
Maximum number of hard drives 1 x 3.5-inch drive (3 TB in 1 bay)
Expandable storage Yes - USB
Backup Options Seagate Dashboard, Time Machine
RAID Options No
Integration with cloud services Facebook
Connections 1 x Ethernet port (10/100/1000 Mb/s), 1 x USB 2.0
Operating systems compatibility Windows / Mac OS X
Remote access via web Yes
UPnP Yes
AirPlay Yes
Smart device app? Yes - Seagate Media App
Compatibility with third party applications/devices Chromecast, Apple TV, LG Smart TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV
Wi-Fi No
Protocols SSL/TLS
Encryption Manufacturer not specified
Password protection Yes
Read speed Manufacturer not specified
Write speed Manufacturer not specified
Processor ARM CPU @ 700 MHz
Memory 256 MB
Dimensions 216 mm x 145 mm x 42 mm
Colour Black
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Package contents
Seagate Central
Ethernet cable
Power supply
Quick start guide

My old Seagate Central 3TB NAS Personal Cloud Storage Drive is asking for user names and passwords we don't have. Can you advise please, how I can open the folders that are password protected.

Asked by: Noddy
Unfortunately these files will not be accessible without the password to open them .
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-04-19

i have a apple mini as well as a i Pad  got app for i pad but cannot find one for the mini help please app store doesn't show one.

Asked by: pure5
This should be available from seagate
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-11-17

Hi is this compatible with Sonos? 

Asked by: Colin335
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do what you require.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-09-11
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