Seagate, others have recommended against, and they aren't as open as I'd like regarding information on their firmware updates...
Gee, that's too bad. I use several myself, *highly* recommend them, and have doubts that the recommendations by the "others" you mention are as qualified. <g>
...what disk cloning software do you recommend to transfer everything from the old TS to the new TS?
That has already been covered here
. Let me know what you end up using and why. Scott.