VortexBox 2TB Automatic CD ripping NAS
Storage capacity for 6000 CDs in lossless FLAC format or 500 ripped DVD movies
The VortexBox Appliance is a small low power CD ripping NAS (Network Attached Storage) that can automatically rip CDs to it's internal hard drive and serve them to any network player.
Low Power CPU - very quiet, has only one small quiet fan
2 GB RAM - plenty of power for multiple audio and video streams
2TB hard drive - low power, low noise
Dual Layer DVD burn drive - very accurate ripping of audio CDs
Gigabit Ethernet - for fast file transfer
Small Size - 3.75" H x 11.1" W x 11.1" D
- Draws only 24 watts of power when fully on. Costs about $20 a year to run all the time.
- Automatically rip CDs and DVDs that are inserted in the DVD drive to the hard drive.
- Automatically tags all music files from online music database.
- Automatically downloads the CD cover art.
- Automatic sharing of file to SMB (Microsoft) file shares.
- Logitech Media Server pre-loaded for use with Logitech SqueezeBox media players.
- Automatic reindexing of Logitech Media Server and Sonos after every CD is ripped.
- DLNA support - for Windows 7 media player and other DLNA compliant players.
- AppleTalk - for OSX or Bonjour for Windows.
- NFS - For Linux boxes and almost anything else, Solaris etc.
- Works well as a backend server for XBMC (XBOX Media Center) running on XBOX, Windows, OSX, AppleTV, or Linux.
- Good support for Sonos music players.
- Selectable 120v or 240v power. Works in any country.
- Item #: vb2000b