Vantec’s Wi-Fi Networking Solution for Home and SOHO – NexStar Wireless portable Wi-Fi Enclosure – IT Voice | Online IT Media

Vantec’s Wi-Fi Networking Solution for Home and SOHO – NexStar Wireless portable Wi-Fi Enclosure

Vantec_LogoVantec Thermal Technologies, a worldwide leader specializing in computer accessories, storage and mobile solutions, has launched a data sharing/access networking solutions for Home and SOHO – Vantec NexStar Wireless Portable Wi-Fi Enclosure. Vantec introduced this product in India through their National Distributor Prime ABGB. NexStar connects up to 3 devices, creates mobile hotspot for data sharing and provides battery backup of up to 6 hours.

With the increasing usage of Internet and mobile smart devices in our daily lives, storage of vital data becomes an issue. To solve this issue, Vantec has provided the solution by launching NexStar® portable Wi-Fi enclosure, it takes away the task of user to have a good software and hardware for the duplication of the data and Wi-Fi sharing.

The Vantec NexStar® Wi-Fi enclosure is a complete and easy way to access all those files stored away in hard drives. Integrated with Wi-Fi technology, the NexStar® Wi-Fi enclosure provides quick access to the data through personal smart hand-held device. Whether it is an iOS or Android device, native applications through the App Store and Google Play market. In addition, the NexStar® Wi-Fi enclosure supports UPnP for seamless device compatibility. The NexStar® Wi-Fi enclosure allows simultaneous connection for up to 3 devices. Simply insert any 2.5″ SATA I/II/III hard drive or SSD into the enclosure and the device is ready to browse your files over multiple platforms in arsenal. The NexStar® Wi-Fi enclosure also contains USB 3.0 for fast direct access to data from computer, making it perfect solution to access any hard drives in seconds.


The NexStar Wi-Fi App from Vantec is the multi-purpose file browser required to access the data from NexStar Wi-Fi device. This application is packed with all the functions one needs to browse and open the data stored in NexStar Wi-Fi such as music, movies and photos. With this App, making changes to the Wi-Fi configurations for NexStar Wi-Fi device is a breeze. One may also download and upload NexStar Wi-Fi storage for quick file sharing with other devices.


Mr Gulbir BhatiaMD at Prime ABGB said,“Now, one can access data, share music, files, movies, pictures with Vantec’s NexStar wireless portable Wi-Fi enclosure in a home SOHO network securely. The long battery backup of 6hrs makes the product ideal to today’s lifestyle.”



  • Model – NST-260WS3
  • Device Support – SATA I/II/III Hard Drive
  • Hard Drive Size – 2.5″ Hard Drive
  • External Interface – USB 3.0 (Backwards compatible w/ USB 2.0 & 1.1)
  • File System – NTFS, FAT32
  • HDD Capacity – Up to 1.5TB*
  • System OS Support – Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8, Mac OSX10.6 or Higher
  • Mobile Device OS support – iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® iOS 4.0 & higher, Android™ Phone Ver. 2.1 & higher, Android Pad Ver. 3.0 & higher
  • Wi-Fi Interface – 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi AP Tethering Supported
  • Wi-Fi Encryption – WEP/ WPA/ WPA2, Support WPS, 150 Mbit Transfer Rate
  • iOS App Supported Media Format:
    • Video: mp4, mov, 3gp, mpv, m4v
    • Photo: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, tif, tiff, bmp
    • Audio: mp3, wav, m4a, aif, aac
    • Document: rtf, txt, csv, text, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, xml, pdf, pps, pages
    • Support “Open In” & AirPlay Function
  • Android App Supported Media Format:
    • Video:H.264, .mp4, .3gp, MPEG-TS, .mkv
    • Photo: .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, BMP, .webp
    • Audio: AAC, MP3, .wav, .ota, .imy, .ogg, .rtttl, .rtx
    • Document: rtf, txt, text, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, xml, pdf, pps
  • Material – Plastic
  • Dimensions – 130 x 84 x 30mm


Price, warranty and availability

Vantec NST-260WS3 NexStar Wi-Fi Enclosure is priced at comes with the MRP of Rs. 5999/- and 1year of warranty.

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