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MyCloud Mini Black
Personal Cloud Server, Add your own drive

*See note below regarding MyAkitio services
Your own personal cloud

  • Personal cloud storage - With the MyCloud, both your hardware and data are located in your own home. You have full control over it and always know exactly what's going on and who has access to it.
  • Cloud access - The personal cloud allows you to store all your digital data in a centralized location, securely tucked away somewhere safe in your home, yet with full access to it no matter where you are and what device you are currently using.
  • No monthly fees - There are no recurring fees. You pay just once to purchase the hardware and hard drive, as large or as small as you want. Remote access is included and free, so there are no hidden monthly costs or additional fees.
  • Keep your memories safe

  • Backup your precious files - Backup all of your precious photos and videos as well as music and other files onto your MyCloud.
  • Share with family & friends - Allow your family and friends around the country or around the world to access your newest photos and videos. Keep family & friends up to date on all your exciting experiences.
  • Make a backup of your backup - The MyCloud Mini comes with an eSATA host port, allowing you to connect an additional eSATA drive. By creating a RAID 1 array with your internal drive, you can mirror your data to ensure even greater safety for all of your precious memories.
  • Share with family & friends

  • Create multiple user accounts - Share the love and give your friends and family their very own account on your MyCloud. Easily share your media files with other members but keep your own files private.
  • Stay connected on social networks - With the click of a button you can backup your files onto your MyCloud device for safe keeping and share your files with social networking sites such as facebook and youtube all at the same time.
  • Full control - You decide how much you want to share and with whom. You can go very public and post your files directly onto social networking sites or just send invitations to your family and friends. You can also keep your MyCloud just for yourself.
  • Centralized storage

  • Storage for the whole family - Your whole family can save their files onto this central storage device therefore freeing up space on their individual computers.
  • Share your files - Once files are saved onto the hard drive of your MyCloud, your entire family can login and see all of the pictures and videos in the shared folder. They can also listen to all of the shared songs by accessing the music through iTunes.
  • Access files on multiple devices - Everyone on your local network can access shared files from their Windows or Mac computers, tablets, or mobile devices. One device for your entire family to share and enjoy!
  • Media streaming

  • Watch on your home TV - Sit back and relax, our MyCloud series lets you stream photos, music and videos right to your home television or other favorite UPnP/DLNA media players. You can use a third party device such as a Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 to view your files right on your home television. You can also access your MyCloud files on your smart TV or DLNA compatible stereo system.
  • Free iPhone, iPad & Android apps - With our free iOS and Android apps you can access your files on your favorite mobile devices. Easily access, share and stream your favorite photos, videos and music right to your phone or tablet.
  • Remote access

  • Stay connected to your data - Need a file you left at home? Access all of your files on the MyCloud from any internet connected computer or smart phone from anywhere in the world.
  • Access on multiple devices - Access your files from all of your internet connected devices, such as desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, tablets and with our free iOS and Android apps you can even access your files on your smartphone!
  • Free up space - Upload your latest vacation photos to share with your family members back home. Files will be saved to your MyCloud allowing you to delete them from your phone to free up additional space for more photos and videos.
  • Web access

  • Network storage made easy -AKiTiO believes it should be easy to access your files over the internet. Just log on to our web portal from your favorite browser, enter your device name, user name and password and that is it! It is so simple that almost anyone can do it.
  • Windows & Mac - The MyCloud software lets you access your files on your Mac and on your Windows based computers. The entire family can save files to the MyCloud and access all of the shared data.
  • Web portal - Simply log on to our website at http://myakitio.com to access your files. It doesn't matter if you are at home or not, the web portal automatically redirects you to your device back home.
  • iTunes on MyCloud

  • Connect with iTunes - Music files stored on the MyCloud can be accessed directly from iTunes. Open iTunes on your computer and the MyCloud will show up as a music source.
  • Access your entire music collection - Whether you are at home or on the road, you can access your entire music collection.
  • Play on your favorite devices - Play your favorite music on your favorite devices. Listen to music through the headphones of your smartphone or mobile device, play music through your computer speakers or even through your DLNA/UPnP connected stereo system.
  • * Important Note: Online services at myakitio.com for the MyCloud and the CloudHybrid series from AKiTiO will be discontinued on August 31, 2019. Services that will be discontinued include the web portal at myakitio.com, remote assistance, automatic firmware updates as well as updates for the mobile apps. Please see the AKiTiO announcement regarding the MyAkitio Service for more details.

    Product Specifications:

    AKiTiO Part Number


    Mac OS Compatibility

    • Mac OS X 10.2 Or Above

    Windows OS Compatibility

    • Windows XP Or Above

    Other OS Compatibility

    • IOS 5.1 Or Above
    • Android 2.2 To 3.x

    Other Requirements

    • Internet browser for setup and file access
    • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Gigabit Ethernet or PCI card)

    Number of Bays

    • (1) 2.5" SATA

    Power Supply

    • External UL-listed power supply

    AC Input

    • AC Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 1.3A

    DC Output

    • DC Output +12V, 2A


    • (1) Ethernet Port RJ-45
    • (2) USB 2.0 Ports
    • (1) eSATA 3 GB/s Port

    Housing Color

    • Black

    Security Slot

    • Yes

    Power Button

    • Yes


    • Varies depending on drive mechanism installed


    • Height: 3.3 mm (1.3 in)
    • Width: 12.2 mm (4.8 in)
    • Length: 12.2 mm (4.8 in)


    • 136 g (4.8 oz)


    • CE
    • FCC
    • VCCI


    • Environmental (Operating)
      • Temperature 41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
      • Altitude -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
      • Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
    • Environmental (Non-Operating)
      • Temperature  -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C
      • Altitude -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
      • Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing


    • Dual-core 750 MHz (SOC)

    NSS Memory

    • 256MB DDR2 SDRAM|256MB NAND flash

    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)

    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


    • With an internal hard drive and an external eSATA hard drive it's possible to create a RAID 0 or RAID 1 array.
    • Free application for iPhone and iPad available on App Store.
    • 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.
    Manufacturer provided specifications for AKiTiO p/n MCS-LN2SPA-AKTU



    • (1) NAS enclosure (hard drive not included)
    • (1) Ethernet cable
    • (1) Power adapter
    • (1) Quick installation guide
    AKiTiO MyCloud Mini Black Personal Cloud Server, Add your own drive Mfr P/N: MCS-LN2SPA-AKTU OWC SKU: AKTMCSLN2SPA Personal cloud server provides safe and secure network storage 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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