Operating Systems supported for the Drobo 5N include: •. OS X x Lion. •. OS X x Mountain Lion. •. Windows 7 (Service Pack 1 or later, bit and bit). This product has a serial number that uniquely identifies the item. Should your order go missing before it arrives, Amazon may register the serial number with. The 5N is one of Drobo’s most popular network-attached storage products. Drobo designed the 5N to bridge the gap between performance and.

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You just need to ensure you download the right version to work with your device. Using DroboPix, you have a way to backup photos and videos stored on your iPhone or iPad. For the device to work, you must start with at least two SATA 3. And it aims to keep your data safe at the same time. The latter lets you control and customize the 5N. You can enable and manage the feature using the Drobo Dashboard, like all the other apps and services.

The Drobo 5N does pretty much all the hard work, making it a hassle-free choice if you’re seeking expandable storage. For Easy to set up Works straight away Expandable design Affordable. Again, the process deobo fairly simple, consisting of only a few steps. The device has been designed with portability and easy-of-use in mind.

There are over a hundred apps to choose from, and they all extend the capabilities of the 5N and other Drobo devices. The market for high-performance storage devices is diverse and constantly growing. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. The 5N also sports a set of LED indicators, which are located on the front.


Again, Drobo makes some recommendations. However, before you actually power it up, Drobo recommends that you download all the correct computer software first – namely the Drobo Dashboard. Koken is also handy, giving photographers a way to manage 5nn publish their photos.

Drobo, a company well-known for its storage products and solutions, wants to change this with the Drobo 5N. You can make use of a whole host of beneficial solutions and services through the Drobo Apps platform as well. Security also forms a major part of the device.

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Then, you can connect it up to your router using the Ethernet cable. Against Uninspiring erobo Feels cheap Drive door is fiddly. Our Verdict The Drobo 5N does pretty much all the hard work, making it a hassle-free choice if you’re seeking expandable storage.

In terms of dimensions, it has a width of 5. You can access WordPress too. They work with both Mac and Windows computers. Transfers happen over your Wi-Fi connection to protect you from cellular data charges, and the app only takes a few simple 5j to set up.

With so many storage and network solutions on the market already, Drobo needed to set 5N apart.

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And DroboAccess lets you view files, photos and videos stored on your 5N through a web browser or the official mobile app. There are plenty of products that offer decent storage capabilities out there, but they often compromise on usability and are targeted at people with technology expertise. The 5N actively searches for data corruption issues and replaces the need for you to drboo searches manually.


To do this, it kitted the device out with drpbo plethora of features that improve user experience and performance. Drobo also offers support for iOS. It can also perform zero-support drive pack migration, meaning you never have to worry about drive order, downtime or droo. The 5N is quite chunky, so it may look odd next to a standard internet box. To solve this problem, the 5N comes with a back-up battery system that ensures a correct shutdown if power were to be disrupted.

You can get it up and running within a matter of minutes, which sets it apart from NAS devices. The beauty here is that the 5N is quick and easy to set up. Introduction Next Page Verdict.

News Reviews Insights TechRadar. You can use older drives with the 5N, too. You simply have to download the app onto the Drobo Dashboard, create a new folder and take a photo of the QR code provided by Drobo.