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MyCloud Duo

As of January 24, 2018, the MyCloud Duo has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The MyCloud Duo was a dual-bay network drive with built-in UPnP-AV media server designed for two 3.5" SATA hard disk drives. The MyCloud software made this NAS an easy device to setup an use as a personal cloud server at home and for remote access.

There is no new version or alternative available for this particular model.



MyCloud Duo

The personal cloud server provides safe and secure network storage plus the ability to easily share your digital content with family and friends. Our MyCloud software makes all of this so easy that almost anyone can do it.


  • UPnP media server to stream your media files
  • iTunes music server to broadcast your music
  • Web based file browser to easily manage your files
  • Free web portal for local as well as remote access
  • Free mobile apps for both Android and iOS devices
  • Your own personal cloud storage without monthly fees
  • Comes with built-in Samba, AFP, NFS and FTP server
  • Easy file sharing for family, friends and social network
  • Automatic firmware update and remote assistance
  • Low power consumption (~18W during operation with 2 x 1.5TB drives)
  • Software RAID (RAID 0 or RAID 1)
  • Compact design


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Model MyCloud Duo
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • Dual-core 750MHz (ARM 11MP with MMU)
  • 128MB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 256MB NAND flash
Case material
  • High quality aluminum housing with plastic front
Internal hard drive(s)
  • One or two 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard drives
  • Capacity 80GB - 8TB per HDD
  • Supports large volumes over 2TB
  • XFS file system
Front I/O
  • 1 x Power button
  • 5 x Status LEDs (system, data access, error, copy)
  • 1 x Copy button
  • 1 x USB 2.0 host connector
Rear I/O
  • 1 x Power receptacle
  • 1 x RJ45 connector (10/100/1000) with two LEDs for link and activity
  • 1 x USB 2.0 host connector
  • 1 x Reset button
LAN interface
  • 1000BASE-T IEEE 802.3ab
  • 100BASE-TX IEEE 802.3u
  • 10BASE-T IEEE 802.3
  • Auto MDIX
  • Automatic speed negotiation and downshift
  • Low power consumption; advanced power management
USB interface
  • 2 x USB 2.0 host for USB flash drives, hard drives (up to 2TB) and printers
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
Web based GUI
  • HTML based GUI with built-in file browser and media player
Network services
  • Samba server
  • NFS server
  • FTP server
  • DHCP server
  • UPnP-AV media server
  • iTunes music server
  • BitTorrent client
  • HTTP/FTP downloader
  • MyAKiTiO web portal (remote login)
  • Social network connection (e.g. Facebook, Flickr, YouTube)
Printer server
  • Yes (on local area network)
System management
  • Firmware update
  • Network configuration
  • Disk management utility
  • Power management
  • System logs
  • Mail notification
  • Windows & Mac setup utility
  • Device registration
  • User account management with address book
Remote access
  • MyAKiTiO web portal at
  • Dynamic DNS at or
Mobile App requirements
  • iOS 5.1 or above
  • Android 2.2 to 3.x
System requirements (PC)
  • LAN: Windows XP or above
  • Internet browser for setup and file access
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Gigabit Ethernet or PCI card)
System requirements (Mac)
  • LAN: Mac OS 10.2 or above
  • Internet browser for setup and file access
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Gigabit Ethernet or PCI card)
System environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply
  • External power supply (UL, cUL, CE, TUV approved)
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 1.2A, 50-60Hz
  • Output: DC +12V/4A
Fan noise level
  • 21 dB(A)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 7 inches x 4.8 inches x 3.2 inches
  • 17.7cm x 12.3cm x 8.1cm
Package contents
  • NAS enclosure (hard drive not included)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick installation guide
  • Retail Box Size: 10.6 x 8.8 x 5.1 in. (27 x 22.4 x 13 cm)
  • Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 22.4 x 16.5 x 9.8 in. (57 x 42 x 25 cm)
  • If the MyCloud is purchased with HDD's installed, setup will normally take less than 45 seconds. However, set up times may be longer if HDD installation and formatting are required.
  • The maximum capacity for external USB drives is 2TB.