by Mark Kidd

Patriot Memory Gauntlet Node 2.5” Enclosure Offers Portable Wireless Access

Patriot Memory has launched its new Gauntlet Node 2.5” hard drive or SSD enclosure, offering up to one terabyte of storage that can be accessed via USB 3.0 or built-in WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n. The enclosure can be powered by an internal battery for completely wireless operation.

According to Patriot, the Gauntlet Node (announced previously as the Gauntlet Wifi) can stream movies, music, and photos or transfer data continuously for up to 5.5 hours on one battery charge. Using Gauntlet Connect, available through Google Play, Amazon App Store, and iTunes, the Gauntlet Node is capable of sharing or streaming to up to 8 connected devices.

Key Features

  • DIY external enclosure
  • USB 3.0 external data port
  • Internal SATA interface
  • Built in WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • WPA security
  • 150 Mbit transfer rate
  • Lithium-ion polymer for up to 5 hours of continuous streaming
  • Available iOS & Android app for data transfer and sharing
  • Supports IE 6 or higher, Firefox, and Safari for web access

Pricing and Availability
The Gauntlet Node is now shipping to United States retailers and for an MSRP of $99.99. Availability outside the United States will be announced soon.

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