WD My Book Live Duo 8TB Personal Cloud Storage NAS Share Files and Photos - WDBVHT0080JCH-NESN

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Personal Cloud

on 6/4/2014

Easy setup , plug in , fiollow instructions, bang zoom I was done.

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My personal cloud

on 6/19/2014

Setup was easy. Transfer of files good speed on home network.

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Product Overview

Your media and files on your own personal cloud.
Create your own personal cloud, without the monthly fees and mysterious location of your data. Store your media and files on the drive and access them securely over the Internet with any PC or Mac computer.
Or, use WD's mobile apps for easy access with your smartphone or tablet. It's like having up to 6 TB terabytes of extra storage for your mobile device.

Double-safe backup with RAID 1 technology.
Set this system to data protection mode (also known as mirrored mode or RAID 1) and the capacity is divided in half. Half of the capacity is used to store your data and the other half is used for a duplicate copy. In the unlikely event that one drive fails, your data is protected because it's duplicated on the other drive.

Maximum storage capacity with drive spanning.
Out of the box, this two-drive system combines both drives into one large volume, serving as one drive for maximum capacity.

Complete out-of-the-box solution.
My Book Live Duo comes complete with two desktop hard drives offering high-capacity, low power consumption, and cool, quiet operation. The drives are factory tested within the enclosure for optimized performance and WD quality you can count on.

Shared storage for all your computers.
The perfect dual-drive solution for centralizing and sharing data on your wired or wireless network. Connect the My Book Live Duo to your wireless router to share and access videos, music, photos and important files with any PC or Mac computer on your network.

Speed without compromise.
A built-in, high-powered 800 MHz CPU gives you the horsepower you need for the most demanding applications and best-in-class read speeds faster than traditional USB 2.0 drives. Stream media seamlessly and transfer files without skipping a beat.

Now streaming to your HDTV.
Watch your daughter's birthday party video or show off your vacation slideshow on your TV. The built-in media server streams music, photos and videos to any DLNA-certified multimedia device such as a WD TV Live media player, Blu-ray Disc player, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and connected TV. DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified.

Automatic, wireless backup for all your computers.
Protect your precious memories and wirelessly back up all your PC and Mac computers on your network to one reliable location using WD SmartWare. Every time you save something, it's instantly backed up. Mac users can utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect their data.

Serve up your music with iTunes.
The drive includes iTunes server support so you can centralize your music and video collection and stream it to any PC or Mac computer with iTunes.

Easy to set up, easy to find on your network.
Set up is a snap. In just a few minutes, you’re up and running. Mac, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista computers will automatically find your My Book Live Duo in seconds. If you’re running Windows XP, our simple discovery software makes it easy to set up the drive.

User serviceable.
Want to upgrade a drive? Simply open the case and replace the existing drive – no screwdriver needed.

Add an extra layer of protection for your files.
You can automatically make a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Book Live Duo on another My Book Live Duo or NAS drive on your home network. Now you’ve got extra safe protection for all your media and ultimate peace-of-mind.


Manufacturer Western Digital
SKU 246001202
UPC 718037779683
UPC 14 00718037779683
Tech Specs
Product Specifications
Interface Gigabit: Ethernet
Performance Specifications
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Mb/s capable
Physical Specifications
Capacity: 8 TB
Physical Dimensions
Height: 6.50 Inches
Depth: 6.20 Inches
Width: 3.90 Inches
Weight: 4.98 Pounds
Environmental Specifications
Operating: 41° F to 95° F
Non-operating: -4° F to 149° F
Electrical Specifications
AC Input Voltage: 100-240 VAC
AC Input Frequency: 47-63 Hz
System Requirements
Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard or Leopard
DLNA/UPnP enabled devices
Internet connection for remote access
Supported Browsers
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Safari 4.0 or higher
Firefox 12 or higher
Google Chrome 14.0 and later on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms
Package Includes
Network drive
Ethernet cable
AC power adapter
Quick Install Guide
Downloadable software installation
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