Question about Bell Microproducts Hammer Z-Box HZD4B-1000 (HZD4B1000) 250 GB Network Storage Server

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I have a hzd4b with 4 1-tb drives all new. I try to connect to the box to initilize the system but cannot. I believe the firmware is loaded on the hard drives them selves like the buffalo nas solution. what I want to know is there an alternate way to init the system to begin using it? Any help would be great.

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Anyone has the 1.7.1 firmware for the Hammer Z-Box HZD4B? I am willing to pay for it

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I have the same issue as you. I bought an encloser to hold my drives (that i already owned). My firmware is showing 0.38 so I don't think the firmware is housed on the hard drive. However, when I try to upgrade the firmware it says that it can't find the drive to load from. So I think the firmware is first loaded to one of the drives and then to the motherboard. Not sure. Any luck with this wince December?


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  • mark18976575 Nov 01, 2011

    i have this unit for a while, but my computer crushed and I can't find copy of software for Z-Box.
    Can anybody spare copy of it?
    your help would be greatly appreciated.



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