QNAP TS-212-E 2 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
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Manufacturer product ID: TS-212-E
EAN Code: EAN4712511125085
Box quantity: 4*
Interface: Ethernet: RJ-45
Weight (Kg): 3.00
Warranty period: 24 Months
QNAP 2-bay home & SOHO NAS for personal cloud and social sharing
The TS-212-E is a powerful yet easy to use networked storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. As your personal cloud, you will always be connected to your files and your files are always under your control. See how TS-212-E featuring the QTS 4.0 can make your digital life easier, simpler and more convenient.
- Organize your content and backups in one centralized location.
- Synchronize files between computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
- Collect, enjoy, and share your large photo, music, and video collection.
- Enjoy HD movies or family videos on TV when streamed through various network players.
- Access, manage and enjoy all your files with your tablets and smartphones.
- Enjoy the App Center with more than 100 install-on-demand apps to increase diverse applications on the TS-212-E.
Easy system setup on start.qnap.com
The TS-212-E provides system installation without using a CD. Simply visit the setup portal start.qnap.com and follow the setup guide to complete the system setup and download the utilities you want. For beginners, the TS-212-E features an "Auto Setup" option to provide an easy way to set up the TS-212-E with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.
Intuitive operation with zero learning
The TS-212-E features the brand new QTS Turbo NAS operating system. The familiar multi-window design and multi-tasking design ability effectively increases operation efficiency. The intelligent desktop provides numerous innovative features, including Main Menu, graphic Dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers, and the smart Toolbar. It requires virtually no learning to get started.
A private cloud without constraints.
In contrast to the limited storage space and security concerns of public cloud services, the TS-212-E is advantageous for establishing a secure and large-capacity private cloud. myQNAPcloud service allows remote access to the TS-212-E from anywhere. You can easily get access to the TS-212-E, instantly share multimedia contents and check the system status via the Internet whether you are on the bus or in a coffee shop.
Dropbox-like file sync across devices
Is Dropbox not enough to satisfy your storage needs? With Qsync, your TS-212-E is turned into a safe data center for file synchronization. Every file uploaded to the TS-212-E will be made available for all linked devices including computers, laptops and mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers as it ensures the most up-to-date files are accessible on all linked devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.
Access, sync and share on your mobile devices
The TS-212-E is your private cloud storage that virtually enlarges the capacity of your smart mobile devices. Qfile allows you to access, upload, download, manage, and share stored files easily as if you are carrying tons of files in your pocket. The Qfile app for iOS also allows users to browse videos and photos stored on the TS-212-E and play on the TV via AirPlay. Qmanager lets you monitor and manage the TS-212-E remotely and efficiently without turning on a PC.
Photo albums on the cloud
The TS-212-E acts as your photo vault for you to back up your favorite photos. The Photo Station makes photo sharing simple, and you can designate your own access right controls. Simply upload your photos to the TS-212-E to create and organize your photo albums through a web browser, and share with your family and friends through social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Pinterest. With the Qfile mobile app in your iOSR or Android? devices you can instantly upload photos on your mobile devices to the TS-212-E.
Build your home music library and enjoy music anywhere
The Music Station helps categorize your music collection, and displays album covers to easily organize your personal playlists. Through the music station web player, you can enjoy your music anytime, anywhere with a few clicks. Thousands of local and global online Internet radio programs are also built-into the Music Station for you to enjoy.
Turn your living room into a movie theater
Being DLNA compliant, you can view photos, play videos, and listen to music on the TS-212-E on any DLNA devices, such as HDTVs, video game consoles, Hi-Fi systems, and even stream Internet radio stations from all over the world. The TS-212-E combines smart TV and Hi-Fi systems perfectly to provide you with the utmost multimedia experience.
24/7 download center
The TS-212-E is a perfect download center for high speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), eMule, FTP, and HTTP downloads. After the download tasks are set ready, you can turn off the computer, and the TS-212-E will download as many HD videos as you want. With the QGet utility you can manage your download tasks on multiple NAS devices remotely on the local network or the Internet.
A surveillance solution with 24/7 security
The Surveillance Station turns the TS-212-E into a professional surveillance solution with the user-friendly management interface, a wide range of compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It also supports real-time monitoring, recording & playback with a wide range of customizable settings, and with the VMobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices you can manage the monitoring of cameras anytime, anywhere, for total surveillance of your monitored environment.
Install apps on demand to extend NAS functionality
The QNAP App Center provides a wide range of apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. The App Center is a centralized location for installing, managing, and updating apps on demand. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless opportunities for the TS-212-E.
Reliable RAID protection
The TS-212-E supports comprehensive RAID configuration and hot-swapping to allow hard drive replacement without system interruption. QNAP’s advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are removed from a degraded RAID volume by mistake. The system can be recovered to degraded mode by reinserting the wrongly removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible.
Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
QNAP Netbak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to the TS-212-E. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.
Excellent performance for multimedia entertainment
The TS-212-E is an 2-bay model for home and small offices. Featuring a powerful 1.6 GHz Processor, the TS-212-E delivers excellent performance in file storage, multimedia applications and serving concurrent tasks at the same time. The TS-212-E provides 2 X USB 3.0 ports which enable speedy data backup to external storage devices.
Flexible & diverse, yet simple.
Supporting SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s hard drives and various 3.5”/2.5” hard drives and SSDs, the TS-212-E provides users with high flexibility in selecting hard drives. The various inbuilt I/O ports help accommodate different peripherals, including external storage devices and printers. Meanwhile, the TS-212-E allows file sharing and storage on different operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX. The simplified system setup process and the friendly-designed graphical user interface enable anyone to easily build up a business private cloud even without IT expertise. The TS-212-E has flexible and diverse features, but is simple to use.
The TS-212-E features green technology that assists in saving electricity. The smart fan can automatically adjust its speed based on system use while the hard disk standby mode sets the hard disks to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period. These features and more lower energy consumption and expand the lifespan of your system and hard disks. You can also flexibly set up automatic system power on, off, or reset the TS-212-E.
NAS management can be just that easy
The TS-212-E provides comprehensive system tools to increase management efficiency.
|Instant alert notification - With the SMTP and SMS settings on the Turbo NAS, system administrators will get notifications from SMS or emails when any error occurs.|
|SNMP - After activate SNMP, you can collect system information, alerts and error messages on the Turbo NAS. All the information can be transfer to up to 3 SNMP servers to achieve real-time and central management.|
|Wake on LAN - Administrators can turn on the Turbo NAS within LAN. It saves more energy and improve security.|
|Scheduled Power on/off - Administrators can flexibly set up the time of turning on/off for the Turbo NAS, maximum 15 sets of schedules are allowed for turning on, off, or rebooting.|
|S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) - The Turbo NAS supports HDD S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors the hard drive status, and sends out alert notifications through email for administrators to take precautions. Moreover, the HHD Health Scanning technology can examine the hard drive status and prevent possible data loss.|
|Comprehensive Event Logs – The Turbo NAS supports Syslog server that collects logs from various connected devices over the Internet and saves the data, enabling centralized log management with greater efficiency.|
Additional features for home offices
The TS-212-E supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.
FTP Server – The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission.
Web Server – The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.
|RADIUS Server – The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.|
|VPN Server – The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.|
|Printer Server – The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.|
|Surveillance Station – The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.|
|DRAM||256MB DDR2 RAM|
|Hard Disk Drive||2 x 3.5" SATA I/II hard disk drive (HDD)
|LAN Port||1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port|
|LED Indicators||USB, Status, HDD1, HDD2, LAN ,Power|
|USB||1 x USB 2.0 port (front: 1), 2 x USB 3.0 port (back: 2)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
|Buttons||System: Power button, One touch copy button, Reset button|
|Alarm Buzzer||System warning|
|Dimensions||165.5 (H) x 85 (W) x 218.4 (D) mm
6.52 (H) x 3.35 (W) x 8.60(D) inch
|Weight||Net weight (NAS only) : 0.91 kg/ 2.01 lb
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 2.20 kg/4.85 lb
|Power Consumption (W)||Sleep mode: 6W
In operation: 13W
(with 2 x 500GB HDD installed)
|Humidity||5~95% RH, wet bulb:23C|
|Power||External Power Adapter, 60W, 100-240V|
|Secure Design||K-lock security slot for theft prevention|
|Fan||1 x quiet cooling fan (6cm, 12V DC)|
SATA power cable
Quick Installation Guide
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