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Cloud Hybrid

As of August 24, 2020, the Cloud Hybrid has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The Cloud Hybrid was a single-bay network drive with built-in UPnP-AV media server designed for a single 3.5" SATA hard disk drive. This hybrid device also featured a USB interface, making it possible to use it as a direct attached drive instead of a NAS.

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



Cloud Hybrid

This hybrid enclosure is a fully functional network drive (NAS) that allows users to login over the internet plus a USB 3.0 direct attached storage device (DAS) for super-speed file transfers. LED's on the unit's front let you know how much space is being used on your hard drive. Our free iPhone, iPad and Android Apps allow for easy access on mobile devices. Comes with built-in UPnP-AV media server.


  • Hybrid interface with USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet connection
  • UPnP-AV media server for digital media players
  • High speed data access over Samba (read speed above 60MB/s)
  • File browser for WebDAV access
  • iTunes music server
  • Web portal for remote login
  • Free App for iOS and Android based mobile devices


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Model Cloud Hybrid
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • 300MHz
  • 32MB DDR 200MHz
  • 2MB SPI flash
Case material
  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation
Internal hard drive(s)
  • 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard drive
  • Capacity 80GB - 6TB (supports large volumes in excess of 2TB)
  • exFAT (maximum size for single files on NAS/DAS is 127GB)
Front I/O
  • 3 x Status LEDs (power, data access, system)
  • 4 x Status LEDs indicating the current storage capacity
Rear I/O
  • 1 x Power receptacle
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x RJ45 connector (10/100/1000) with two LEDs for link and activity
  • 1 x USB 3.0 device port
  • 1 x Reset button
  • 1 x Firmware update button
  • 1 x Firmware update LED
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
  • 1 x USB 3.0 device
Web based GUI
  • HTML GUI for device configuration with file browser for WebDAV.
Network services
  • Samba server
  • FTP server
  • DHCP server
  • PPPoE dialup
  • DDNS (remote login)
  • UPnP-AV media server
  • iTunes music server
  • BitTorrent client
  • TR-069 client for firmware management (optional)
  • MyAKiTiO web portal
  • WebDAV server
System management
  • Firmware update
  • Network configuration
  • Disk utility
  • Windows & Mac setup utility
Remote access
  • AKiTiO web portal at
Mobile App requirements
  • iOS 4.0 or above
  • Android 2.2 to 3.x
System requirements (PC)
  • LAN: Windows XP or above
  • USB 3.0: Windows XP or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Ethernet, USB 3.0 or PCI card)
System requirements (Mac)
  • LAN: Mac OS 10.2 or above
  • USB 3.0: Mac OS 10.7 or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Ethernet, USB 3.0 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: +12V/2A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 8.1 inches x 5.4 inches x 2.2 inches
  • 20.5cm x 13.7cm x 5.7cm
Package contents
  • Cloud Hybrid enclosure with vertical stand (HDD not included)
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
  • User manual
  • Utility CD
  • Retail Box Size: 12.6 x 9.4 x 4.1 in. (32 x 24 x 10.5 cm)
  • Carton Size (10pcs per carton): 22 x 20 x 13.8 in. (56 x 51 x 35 cm)
  • Only one interface at the time can be used (either LAN or USB connection).
  • DO NOT FORMAT THE HARD DRIVE WHEN CONNECTED VIA USB! If you connect it via USB before formatting the hard drive through the web interface of the network drive, you will need to reformat the hard drive before using the NAS functions and therefore lose all data stored on the hard drive.