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PiNAS - the Raspberry Pi NAS

This instructable describes the build of a very compact Raspberry Pi powered two bay network attached storage (NAS).


- Super small
- Easy to build
- Simple setup
- Cheap
- Perfect for learning about network, file system, security mechanisms
- Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 can be used (Pi 4 with some tweaks)
- Powered by a single USB cable
- Can use WiFi
- Uses notebook hard drives
- hard drives are hotswappable
- Two USB ports for further hardware
- Easy to open case”

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