Using iPad to access local LaCie 2big NAS

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by mjf, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. mjf
    Offline

    mjf iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi all,

    Has anyone managed to get their iPad to access a local network attached storage device? I have a LaCie 2big that runs a LaCie Ethernet Agent on the PC and has something similar for the Mac, but I can't find a way to get the iPad to browse it and access the content. Frustrating as it has 500Gb of photos, music, videos, etc that would be great to stream to the iPad directly. Do I have to jailbreak to use this, and even then would it help, or is there something out there that might make the data available?

    Cheers,

    Michael.
  2. morphisto
    Offline

    morphisto iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I use the app FileBrowser (works without jailbreak) to access my nas - works fine...
  3. mjf
    Offline

    mjf iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Yep, that seems to have done the trick. Downloaded the free NetPortalLite first (iPhone app) to check connectivity and it works like a charm. All the files are now available to the iPad - thanks a heap.

    Cheers,

    Michael.
  4. morphisto
    Offline

    morphisto iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    you are welcome - first i also tried the NetPortal iphone version from Stratospherix but then i spend the 3 bucks for their FileBrowser for ipad - same functions but better interface for the ipad :)

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
access lacie ethernet disk iphone
,
access lacie nas drive from ipad
,
access nas music via ipad
,
connect ipad to lacie network drive
,
connect lacie to ipad
,
find function ipad for lacie
,
how to access the lacie my nas via ipad
,
how to connect lacie to ipad
,
ipad filebrowser nas lacie
,
ipad stream music lacie nas
,
laci nas ipad
,
lacie 2big nas use with ipad
,
lacie ã¼ber ipad
,
lacie for ipad
,

lacie ipad

,
lacie ipad access
,
lacie mynas ipad
,
lacie nas ipad
,
lacie nas on ipad
,
will an ipad connect to a lacie 2 big