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N2100 Access your digital media anytime with the easy-to-use digital data archive
  • Music sharing server 
    * iTunes
  • Community 
    * Personal Photo Web Server
  • File Management and sharing 
    * FTP server 
    * Web Disk server 
    * Network neighbor
  • USB service 
    * Extend USB Device Storage 
    * USB device “One touch copy”


Media: PCW | Country: UK

“Overall a great performer with good features and expandable enough to please enthusiasts.”


  • Music sharing server
  • Community
    Personal Photo Web Server
  • File Management and sharing
    FTP server
    Web Disk server
    Network neighbor
  • USB service
    Extend USB Device Storage
    USB device “One touch copy”


Available in Black, Silver and Pearl, the clean lines and sleek styling of the YES Box N2100 makes it a welcome addition to virtually any home or office environment. Under the hood, the YES Box N2100 houses the Intel® 80219 Processor, featuring a high-performance, low-power core based on Intel XScale® Technology. Loaded with integrated features, this single chip solution provides more than enough muscle to process your digital data.

For media buffs, the YES Box N2100 offers 2 internal 3.5" bays that accommodate two SATA hard disks for over 1TB of storage! The YES Box N2100 also offers users several disk storage options, including RAID 0 to optimize hard disks to deliver more throughput, RAID 1 and its disk mirroring functionality to keep data extra secure, and JBOD to simply give users more capacity to store their videos, movies, and photos. Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the YES Box N2100 is built to be always on, allowing users unlimited access to their digital media. And with advanced power saving management, the YES Box N2100 consumes 30% less power compared to a similarly configured PC. The YES Box N2100 comes fully equipped with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports to enable lightning-fast file transfers, your digital media can be made available throughout your entire home or office network quickly and easily. Three high-speed USB 2.0 ports enable the YES Box N2100 to connect to your favorite high-speed flash storage devices, while one-button copy functionality allows the YES Box N2100 to copy and store your data at a touch of a button. With Intel XScale® Technology, large storage capacity, advanced networking capabilities, and multiple storage options, the YES Box N2100 keeps your data safe, secure, and accessible.

Designed for hassle-free installation, the YES Box N2100 can be setup and running in a matter of minutes. With its intuitive web-based interface, users can manage their personal storage server from anywhere on the network with their favorite browser. Along with network neighborhood connectivity, the YES Box N2100 is compatible with today's most widely-used operating systems, including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux, making file sharing between networked PCs more convenient than ever. The YES Box N2100 offers robust protocol support for enhanced connectivity. Use the YES Box N2100 as an FTP server to allow your friends or customers to access your digital assets via their preferred FTP software suite. Looking for the ultimate digital jukebox? The YES Box N2100 can also be configured to be an iTunes® server, making your music accessible by networked PCs with iTunes installed. What's more, the YES Box N2100 comes equipped with the YES Community Photo Web Server. This handy application turns your YES Box into a fully-fledged photo bank, enabling users to create their very own digital photo albums that can be shared with every PC on the network! With the YES Box N2100, sharing your digital data has never been easier or more convenient.

“We've designed the YES Box N2100 to be not only powerful but easy to use – a great way for users to experience the advantages of a dedicated network file server,” noted Thecus CEO Edwin Lin. “By making the technology as transparent as possible, the YES Box N2100 reinforces our commitment to enhancing the digital lifestyle.”

“The Intel® 80219 processor provides both the performance and bandwidth necessary for applications such as sharing digital media throughout a home or office network as demonstrated by the YES Box N2100,” said Mike Wall, General Manager, Intel, Storage Components Division.


Hardware Specifications

Core Processors
  Processor Intel IOP 80219
Network Interfaces



2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Port


HDD Bays

2 x bays of 3.5" SATA HDD


HDD Capacity

IO Interfaces
USB 3 x USB 2.0 (480Mbps)
System Information
LED Power LED, System LED,
Network LED x 2, Hard drive LED, x 2
USB one copy button LED
Buzzer System Malfunction Warning



160 mm



85 mm



200 mm



NET 1.3 Kg (including power adapter and cord)


Available colors

Silver, Perl, Black
Power System
Adapter AC 100~240Volt, 50/60Hz

Software Specifications




Fixed IP Address, Dynamic IP Address , Dynamic DNS


Transport Protocols



File Protocols



Device Discovery

Data Access




Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003
UNIX/Linux (by SMB/CIFS)
Apple OS X



Web-based network disk



File transmission protocol
Disk Configurations
RAID Levels


Stripping (RAID 0)
Mirroring (RAID 1)
Expansion (JBOD)

Multimedia Support


iTunes® Server

Supported File Types: AAC, MP3, WAV


Photo Web Server

Streaming Media Server

Supported File Types: GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG
Works with DLNA-certified players. Supported File Types: MPEG, RMP, WPL, PLS, M3U, ASX, WAV, PNG, BMP, AVI, WMV, WMA, MP3, LPCM, JPEG
User Authentication


Local User

Supports built-in user accounts


Local Group

Supports built-in user groups
File System


File System Type

Journaling File System


File Size Supported

Support Files Over 20GB


Language Support

Unicode Support



Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups
Multi-Lingual Web-based administration
Web-based server management Interface Supports English, French, German, Italian,Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
Setup Wizard MS Windows, MAC OS X device discovery and setup utility program
Email notification Send the system messages via Email to the system administrator
Thecus Backup Program Thecus Backup Utility (Client backup utility; supports Microsoft Windows XP/2000 /MAC OS X)
Print Server Network printing through Internet Printing Protocol (IPP)
Download Manager Support BT, FTP, HTTP, YouTube, GoogleVideo schedule download by Thecus DLM Module
ISO Mount Support mounting ISO files as a share folder for easy access ISO image contents. Warranty
2 year limited warranty
* Based on Firmware version 2.01.09, Thecus DLM Module 1.0.07.