802.11n Dual Band & Built-in Storage Bay (Diskless)
The Center of Your Digital Home. Why worry about your precious photos and media? Why shop around for three different devices and hope they are compatible? CENTRIA does it all for you. Easily safeguard your files and media with automatic back-up. Share and stream your movies, music and photos. Enjoy fast WiFi connectivity for all your devices. One unit – endless entertainment.
Simplify your digital home with NETGEAR CENTRIA. Easy to set up, use and manage, CENTRIA is an all-in-one device with 3 essential functions. It's an Automatic Back-Up system for your PC & Mac that safeguards all of your data; a Media Server that centrally and securely stores your media and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device; and a high-performance N900 WiFi router.
With CENTRIA you can effortlessly set-up all your computers—PCs and Macs—to automatically and continuously back-up to your home network. Use the included ReadySHARE® Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs. For Mac OS users, back-up using Apple® Time Machine.
Free software for automatic, continuous PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
Removable, easily upgradable internal bay for 3.5" SATA a hard drive
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for expanded storage--up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
Single-click SD card back-up
Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
With CENTRIA you can relax knowing all of your digital media is safe in one place, stored securely on your home network and easily accessible—at home or away—with any Internet-enabled device, even your smartphone.
Find & play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and more
Easy Access--Use your mobile devices to control & play your media
Share your USB hard drive & multi-function printer
CENTRIA is a high-performance 900 Mbps, Dual Band WiFi router that delivers smooth streaming and gaming and with its extended range, provides connectivity throughout even the largest of homes.
High-speed, dual band WiFi, up to 450 + 450 Mbps
Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming
WiFi Coverage for larger homes
Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports--up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, interference, and building construction may lower actual data throughput and wireless coverage. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.
NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than four million downloads of the genie App lets users easily monitor, connect & control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more.
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The Netgear Centria WNDR4700 is a good buy for those who are looking for an all-in-one router/storage combo or who want to replace a Time Capsule.
For people looking for a wireless router with best-in-class storage performance, it looks like NETGEAR has come up with one with the CENTRIA.
If I was considering an all-in-one router with or without the NAS capabilities I would definitely consider the Centria, it has everything that you could ever want from a either a router or a NAS and then some!
The Netgear Centria is a nice midrange wireless router/network attached-server option for Mac users and people in a mixed Mac/PC environment…….a very nice looking Time Capsule replacement..