NETGEAR ReadyNAS 212 2 Bay NAS Enclosure

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  • Quad core 1.4GHz ARM Cortex A15
  • Max Supported Capacity: 16TB
  • HD media streaming to multiple devices
  • 1080p real-time transcoding
  • Enclosure Only

Product Description

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 212 2 Bay NAS Enclosure

The ReadyNAS 212 is the industry's first high-performance, cost and power efficient network attached storage product that offers full HD 1080p transcoding capability. With 5 levels of protection and up to 16TB of storage for your documents, photos, and videos. The ReadyCLOUD® portal-based user interface and app on PC, Mac, smartphones and tablets make it the ideal choice for consumers because of its simplicity and ease of use



Advanced Backup and Sync

Up to 16TB of storage, a 1.4GHz quad core processor and 2GB of RAM

Automatic backup with new ReadyCLOUD® App

Sync multiple folders between ReadyNAS® and PCs

Time Machine® backup support for all the MACs® in your home

On-the-go backup of photos from your phone

Link aggregation enables up to 2x system throughput


High Performance Streaming

1.4GHz quad core processor for accelerated read/write

Powerful media server using Plex, iTunes® or DLNA®

HD media streaming to multiple devices

1080p real time transcoding

Near-0 throughput degradation anti-virus


5 Levels of Data Protection

Automatic multi-folder backup and RAID, which keeps the integrity of your data even in the event of hard drive failure

Exclusive snapshot technology keeps historical versions of data, to easily revert files if necessary

Real-time anti-virus software protects against viruses and malware

Bit rot protection defends against media degradation

Free cloud resources for additional backup



Key Features

  • Faster file backups and access up to 200MBps read and 160MBps write speeds
  • HD 1080p streaming and real-time transcoding to any device, anywhere
  • Link aggregation for 2x the performance
  • Perfect for streaming and data backup for multiple users
  • High performance anti-virus with near-0 throughput loss
  • ReadyCLOUD portal-based user interface and app make building a private cloud easy and secure
  • Advanced BTRFS file system delivers 5 levels of complete data protection
  • Powerful desktop app for complete file syncing and automatic backup
  • Virtual Private Time Machine Backup for all the Macs in your home


  • 2 Bays total
  • Maximum Capacity up to 16 TB
  • Processor: Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Drive Types Supported: SATA/SSD 2.5" or 3.5


  • 1 x eSATA Port for Additional Storage
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
  • 3 x USB 3.0 ports


  • Depth 220 mm
  • Width 101 mm
  • Height 142 mm
  • Weight 2.03 kg


  • 3 Years

Technical Specification

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 212 2 Bay NAS Enclosure

Storage Controller

Type 1 x RAID
Interface Type SATA 3Gb/s

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years


Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Device External power adapter
Power Provided 60 Watt

Processor / Memory

Number of Cores Quad-Core
RAM Installed 2 GB
Processors Installed 1 x Cortex-A15 1.4 GHz
Flash Memory Installed 128 MB


Device Type NAS server
Host Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Max Supported Capacity 12 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 2 (max)
Width 22 cm
Depth 10.1 cm
Height 14.2 cm
Weight 2.03 kg


Data Link Protocol 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, NTP, FTP, DHCP, Bonjour, SMB
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2, SNMP 3, SSH
Network Services Compatibility Microsoft Active Directory (AD), DHCP, Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), FTP, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTP, HTTPS
Features Wake on LAN (WOL), E-mail alert, IPv6 support, Access Control List (ACL) support, SSH support, Jumbo Frames support, static IP mode, IPv4 support, dynamic IP mode, DHCP client, WebDAV server, Dropbox support, anti-virus protection
Encryption Algorithm 256-bit AES
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), UPnP

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays 2 (total) / 2 (free) x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5"
Interfaces 2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 3 x USB 3.0 ¦ 1 x eSATA


Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), X-RAID2 technology, LED indicator, built-in cooling fan, UPS support, auto shutdown circuit, VPN support, one-touch copy button
Compliant Standards FCC Class B certified, RoHS, AES-256, VCCI Class B

Software / System Requirements

Storage Operating System ReadyNAS OS 6.2
OS Required UNIX, Apple MacOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Android, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Apple iOS, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95% (non-condensing)

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