NAS 2.0 Adapter

Discontinued and replaced by NAS30U2 or NAS40ESU

The NAS 2.0 adapter is Addonics 2nd generation NAS adapter that supports the Gigabit network to double the performance. With two high speed USB ports, the NAS 2.0 adapter enables any USB hard drives or SSD and a USB printer to becomes instantly shareable over LAN. The NAS 2.0 adapter supports both SMB (Server Message Block) and the open source Samba network protocols, allowing for cross-platform access of all shared data for most versions of Windows, Mac OS X, and various Linux distributions. For remote users who are not connected over LAN, the NAS 2.0 Adapter provides FTP access for up to 8 simultaneous users anywhere in the world with an internet connection. In addition, the NAS 2.0 adapter can also be used as a Bit-Torrent downloading appliance.

Also check out the latest NAS 3.0 adapter with many new advanced features.


Front View of NAS 2.0 Adapter
Rear View of NAS 2.0 Adapter

Illustration of a NAS Adapter connected over the network

2010-02-13 NAS 2.0

NAS2XU2 unit is cheap, silent, easy to setup, and best of all, small enough to toss in your laptop bag and take with you anywhere you go.

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2010-02-01 NAS 2.0

If you're looking to get a full featured NAS, but don't want the price associated with buying an all-in-one device, then definitely check out the Addonics USB NAS 2.0.

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  • Covert any USB 2.0 hard drive or SSD into a Network Attached Storage device
  • Two high speed USB 2.0 ports
    • One for connecting USB 2.0 / 1.1 mass storage device
    • One for connecting a USB printer to sharing it over the network
  • Support 10/100/1000 Mbps network
  • Up to 2 times the speed of regular 10/100Mbps when connect to Giga bit network (approximately 15-20MB/s transfer rate)
  • Great for adding Addonics Storage Tower, Storage Rack or any Addonics USB storage device onto the network
  • Great for creating a custom Network Attached Storage appliance.
  • USB port can be used to power most 2.5" USB hard drives or any low powered USB storage device.
  • Simple to install
  • Small and light weight. Approximately twice the size of the original NAS Adapter. Can be installed practically anywhere
  • Can be set as DHCP server or client.
  • Support Samba server, maximum16 users and total 64 TCP connection can read /write at the same time.
  • Support FTP server, maximum 32 users and total 64 TCP connection at the same time.
  • Built-in Bit Torrent client for direct download to the attached USB storage device
  • Can be set as a UPnP AV server to share photo/music files stored on the file server with XBOX 360 video game consoles connected to the LAN
  • User management to allow read only or read/write access to folders
  • Administrative management access via web browser with password security.
  • Compatible with all Windows OS, Mac OS X, Linux 2.6.x and above

* note: The minimum capacity which can be used with the NASU2 is 8GB for any storage medium.

  • 2 USB-A connector (1 for USB mass storage device, 1 for USB printer)
  • USB 2.0 / 1.1 specification
  • USB port can supply power up to 1.5A at 5V using the bundled power adapter
  • 1 RJ45 socket for 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet connection (approximately 15-20MB/s transfer rate max)
  • File system support: FAT32 *
    Support maximum 2TB partition. Maximum file size up to 127GB when read/write from the NAS adapter
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): (85 x 55 x 23) mm or (3.35 x 2.17 x .91) in.
  • Weight: 78g (2.75 Oz)
  • Operation Temperature: 0 °C ~ 70 °C
  • Operation Humidity: 10 ~ 90 %RH
  • Storage Temperature: -20 °C ~ 70 °C
  • Storage Humidity: 5~ 95 %RH
  • Power consumption: 200mA @ 5V

* USB storage device must be initialized and formatted with the NAS adapter before appearing on the network. Be sure to make a backup of any existing data on the USB storage prior to formatting by the NAS adapter.



NAS Search Utility
Applies to: NASU2, NAS2XU2, NAS25HDU2, NAS30U2

Search Utility to find Addonics NAS IP address, workgroup, and hostname on the local area network (LAN) for NAS Adapter, NAS 2.0 Adapter, Mini NAS, and NAS 3.0 Adapter.