Archive for October 2nd, 2018

What is NAS?

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This site explains what Network Attached Storage (NAS) is and how it works. NAS is a file system that is connected to a computer network to provide access to data by different network clients. NAS is usually connected through a network switch or a router. NAS enhances performance and can be used in lower cost systems such as load-balancing and fault-tolerant email and web server systems. NAS can support a number of protocols namely: network files system, file transfer protocol and common internet files system.

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The disc formats supported by NAS are SATA and standard ATA. Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks (RAID) can be set up on a NAS to act as a back-up without storing information on a PC.

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SPDIF Cable

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SPDIF is an abbreviation for Sony/Philips Digital Interconnect Format and refers to an audio format that is digital. It is used to transport stereo audio signals that are digital on CD players, car audio systems, DVD players, PC audio cards and any other system that transmits or receives stereo audio that is digital.

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The SPDIF connector does not determine the rate at which the data is sent or received since it is the equipment that it is contained in that does this. The data that is transmitted by the SPDIF cable is through a data word stream of 32-bit. The connector has some interface that work with it when the compressed data is being transferred and also to make connections with various audio equipment.

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