ASUSTOR has come up with the new 31 Series economical and powerful 4K multimedia NAS devices aimed at multimedia prosumers.
The two models in the series include the 2-bay AS3102T and the AS3104T. Both feature a modern diamond plate finish, compact dimensions, and an elegant design. Users will be able to easily install or swap hard disks thanks to the toolless installation via hand-screws and a sliding cover design. Both devices are powered by Intel Braswell N3050 dual-core chipset with automatic overclocking for improved performance and multitasking. They also support AES-NI hardware encryption to provide a secure and high performance storage solution.
With a focus on multimedia, the 31 series NAS are equipped with HDMI ports and infrared receivers. A number of free add-on multimedia apps can be installed via App Central. These include the LooksGood app that allows video playback over the internet and the ability to watch and recording live digital TV. LooksGood also features Hyper-Transcoding technology that is claimed to deliver a tenfold reduction in video conversion times. Real-time transcoding is supported as well.
The AS3102T model is now available worldwide, while the AS3104T will go on sale by the end of this month. Both models come with a 3-year warranty and ADM 2.5 firmware.