Category: Hardware


New Tranquil Harmony Home Server Series PC Announced – T2-WHS-A2

Tranqual PC has released details of their newcomer to the Tranquil Harmony Home Server series, the T2-WHS-A2. Due to be released in the first week of November, it’s based on the silent T2e chassis comprises 2x internal drives, support for 6x USB HDD and optional support for an additional 4 or 8 eSATA drives. Ideal […]


DirecTV HR-20 Windows Media Connect Media Client

It looks like DirecTV have been rolling out updates to it’s receivers. Charlie Kindel part of the Windows Home Server Team has posted over on the Windows Home Server Blog that when plugging his home network ethernet cable into the port on the back of his DirecTV HR-20 “HD DVR” set top box he noticed […]


Sonos Software WHS Compatible

Sonos is a multi-room wireless system that lets you stream your digital music all over your house from any PC which can include a Windows Home Server. Well, good news the software has been updated to version 2.5 build 8646171 which improves compatibility for streaming music tracks from the Windows Home Server and has been […]


The PC Gear Home Server

Technology site Geekzone has a review on The PC Gear Home Server from New Zealand supplier PC Gear. Priced at $1,199.90 incl. GST ($905, £442) it’s not cheap, but it includes the following: Intel Pentium Dual Core E2160 CPU Gigabyte LGA775 Motherboard with Gigabit LAN 1GB DDR2 RAM (dual channel) 1 Terabyte of storage (2x […]


Chenbro ES34069 Mini-ITX Home Server Chassis.

Fancy a good looking case for your Windows Home server, then look no further than the Chenbro ES34069 Mini-ITX Home Server Chassis.  It not only includes 4 hotswap drive bays but also supports a slimline DVD drive, external power adapter, lockable front door, IR and a memory card reader. An extremely nice piece of kit […]


Norco DS-520 Home Server

Norco Technologies have been in touch about their new DS-520 Home Server NAS Appliance which is a great looking piece of kit. Storage capacity is king. Five hot swappable SATA II drive bays, three eSATA connectors and four USB 2.0 ports provide eight individual SATA II channels, allowing for up to 8TB of storage space […]


More Info – Intel Entry Storage System SS4200-E

We first announced Intel’s entry into the Windows Home Server market here with their Entry Storage System the SS4200-E. Also known as the Home Server Concept we have the specs and accompanying pics for you to enjoy. Powered by a 64-Bit low voltage passive cooled  Intel Celeron 420 1.6 GHz processor, the unit is housed […]


Find Compatible Hardware for Windows Home Server

If you are doing a DIY build and building your own Windows Home Server then it is a good idea to buy hardware that is compatible with Home Server. The best places to check for this information is the Windows Server Catalog of Tested Products and the Hardware section of the WHS forums. Another place […]


T7-HSA Tranquil Harmony Home Server shipping with Latest update

The T7-HSA Tranquil Harmony Home Server is now shipping with the latest September (2007) updates for Windows Home Server and I must say that is a quick implementation of the patch. Well done Tranquil PC. By the way, If you already own a Tranquil T7-HSA Home Server, the updates will be automatically applied (via Windows […]


T7-HSA Tranquil Home Server Ships

Tranquil PC have posted on Microsoft’s Windows Home Server forums that after months of work their Tranquil server have now commenced shipping as from today. Five pallet loads went out to be delivered to the lucky people who have pre-ordered their T7-HSA machine. So I am sure some of you will be happy people tomorrow […]