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    Need to Purchase a New External Drive

    Yeah the NAS was a bit more work to set it up than a stand alone backup HD.  Main reason I went with a NAS was I wanted the mirroring so if one HD fails the other one should be fine.  I also needed to have remote access to files when I travelled for work.  There were a bunch of how-to videos...
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    Need to Purchase a New External Drive

    I have had good luck with Synology NAS with two WD Red drives set in Raid 1 mirroring (I probably just jinxed them).  But after learning the hard way ---- important backup also needs to be off-site.  The unexpected (theft/flood/fire) and they are gone.  So critical stuff is also backed up on the...