Asustor unveils four new NAS models
Asus subsidiary Asustor announced two new NAS models for each of the 50T and 51T series, for a total of four new devices. They feature two or four drive bays and last-gen Intel Celeron dual- and quad-core processors. These new models are AS5002T, AS5004T, AS5102T, and AS5104T.
The AS5002T/AS5004T and AS5102T/5104T have the following specs and features:
- Processor: 2.41 GHz Intel Celeron dual-core or 2 GHz Intel Celeron quad-core
- Memory/Storage: 1 GB DDR3 or 2 GB DDR3, expandable to 8 GB; 12 TB/24 TB maximum capacity
- Connectivity: Infrared receiver, HDMI 1.4a, S/PDIF, 3XSuperSpeed USB 3.0, 2XGigabit Ethernet, 2XeSATA, 2XUSB 2.0
- Features: RAID volume management, hot swapping, online RAID migration
Both AS5102T and AS5104T feature disk tray locks, while the AS5104T is the only of the four new NAS models to sport a LCD panel. These NAS boxes are covered by a 3-year standard warranty and have a power draw of up to 31.5 W, with only 12.3 W used while in disk hibernation mode.
Availability and price of the new Asustor NAS models depends on market and retailer. According to the official press release, the 50T and 51T series will soon receive 8- and 10-bay models as well.