Okay, so what is the favorite NAS these days?
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Hi Res scanning for film 8mm-35mm
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On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 6:02 AM, Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
> My procedure for ingesting audio or scanning still images is to ingest to
> a local folder on a local hard drive (6 Gb/s -- alleged -- interface speed
> on SATA II -- that converts to 750 MB / sec.) USB 3 connections are 5
> Gbit/s (625 MB/s) so if the computer and the HDD enclosure and the HDDs are
> all capable, it's just about as fast.
> A new version of USB 3 is on the horizon and the current USB 3 has been
> renamed to USB 3.1 Gen 1 in 2015.
> For reference, I'm actually seeing some transfers moving at over 100 MB/s
> (800 Mb/s) over my Gigabit Ethernet from the PCs to the NAS. This is a real
> upgrade. The old NASes were running at 20-40 MB/s.
> I have routinely played out high-rez audio and 720P (at least) video from
> 20 MB/s NASes. I only use the local HDDs for ingest. Library playback is
> from the NASes.
> I also copy back to the local HDD if I'm going to burn optical media.
> On 1/14/2016 11:09 AM, Shai Drori wrote:
>> Does anyone use a NAS for direct recording of audio, video, or dare I say
>> it, scanning film (huge files)? Or do you record locally and then transfer
>> later at night?
>> Shai Drori
>> Expert digitization services for Audio Video
>> Hi Res scanning for film 8mm-35mm
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>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 4:52 PM, David Glasser <[log in to unmask]
>> We have several "Mercury" USB Raid Racks from OWC, and they work great.
>>> David Glasser
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>>> On Jan 14, 2016, at 5:20 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> With all this talk about backups and hard drives, I'm wondering if
>>> anyone uses a direct-attached RAID to backup their main computers. If so,
>>> can you recommend some specific hardware? Thanks!
>>>> -- Tom Fine
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