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QNAP TS-453BT3
Dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, coupled with M.2 SSD caching and 10GBASE-T connectivity

QNAP TS-253B

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Small Business (SMB) Storage
QNAP 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 3 NAS. Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455 Quad-core CPU, 8GB RAM, SATA 6Gb/s, 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports (USB Type-C), 2 x 1GbE, 1 x 10GbE, 2 x M.2 2280 SATA SSD slots
Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz (up to 2.3GHz), 8GB DDR3L RAM (2x4GB, max 8GB), 4K hardware transcoding, dual 4K HDMI v1.4b, max 1 UX-800P/UX-500P expansion unit, 1x pre-installed QM2-2S10G1T expansion adapter
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Overview:

Featuring dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, coupled with M.2 SSD caching and 10GBASE-T connectivity, the TS-453BT3 provides an ideal environment for professional collaborative media editing and high-speed file sharing. The TS-453BT3 features a sleek new look with an OLED panel and two capacitive touch buttons. With powerful hardware capabilities and feature-rich productivity tools, the TS-453BT3 provides the best NAS solution for media studios or small creative workgroups looking to greatly simplify their workflows.

  • High-speed Thunderbolt 3 with SMB protocol, allowing Mac and Windows users to collaborate on media editing.
  • Dual M.2 SATA 6 Gb/s SSD allows for setting up caching or storage pool, improving file access efficiency.
  • 10GbE connectivity accelerates virtualization applications and file sharing across devices.
  • Qtier™ auto-tiering technology and SSD caching enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency
  • 4K media playback and real-time transcoding; directly view creative works on an HDTV via HDMI output.
  • Qfiling automates file organization, greatly improving work efficiency.

Runs Faster with Thunderbolt™ 3 and 10GbE Connectivity

Powered by an Intel® Celeron® J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz processor (burst up to 2.3 GHz), with up to 8GB DDR3L RAM, dual Gigabit LAN ports, and SATA 6Gb/s drives, the TS-453BT3 delivers up to 683 MB/s read/write speeds and up to 683 MB/s with AES-NI encryption, delivering high performance while also maintaining the security of your data. The Thunderbolt 3 port runs up to 514 MB/s, allowing for quick file access. You can also connect USB Type-C devices through the Thunderbolt 3 ports to transfer large media files across devices, brining you a more efficient workflows.

Thurderbolt 3 Connectivity

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

  • 10GbE Transfer
  • Test Environment:
  • NAS:TS-453BT3-8G
  • OS:QTS 4.3.3
  • Volume type: RAID 0; 4 x Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD
  • Client PC:
  • Windows 10, Intel® Core™ i7-6700 3.4 GHz, 32GB RAM, QNAP LAN-10G2T-X550
  • Thunderbolt 3 Transfer
  • Test Environment:
  • NAS:TS-453BT3-8G
  • OS:QTS 4.3.3
  • Volume type: RAID 0; 4 x Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD
  • Client PC:
  • MacBook Pro, Intel® Core™ i7 2.9GHz CPU, macOS 10.12.6, 16GB RAM.
  • AJA System Test 12.4.3, SMB protocol, single 16GB file (disk caching turned off), resolution 5120x2700 5K RED and 10-bit YUV codec.

Features:

Collaboration Station for Mac and Windows

TS-453BT3 is the perfect match for users with Thunderbolt 3 Mac and can also be used with Thunderbolt 2 Mac by using a suitable adapter. The increased bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 enables smooth video editing and faster file sharing for photographers, video editors and graphic designers. Up to 2 Thunderbolt devices can be connected to the TS-453BT3 to process real-time photo and audio editing simultaneously without impacting system performance. As Final Cut Pro® X 10.3 supports file sharing via SMB, Windows users and other devices utilizing Thunderbolt™ 3, 10GbE or GbE connections can join the editing workflow more efficiently.

Note: Thunderbolt cables are sold separately. Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 converters may not be compatible with certain Windows PC models.

Note: For professional collaborative video editing, it is recommended to use TVS-x82T series NAS.

Collaboration Station for Mac and Windows

Direct Access to 10GbE Network from Your Mac

The innovative Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet converter (T2E) allows your Mac® devices to access 10GbE networks via the TS-453BT3, providing flexible, convenient and highly-efficient data transfer without needing to buy extra adapters or converters.

Note: T2E transmission speed may be affected when using a virtual switch. QNAP aims to continue improving and optimizing T2E performance.

Direct Access to 10GbE Network from Your Mac

Greater Efficiency with SSD Caching and 10GbE Connectivity

The pre-installed dual-port M.2 SATA SSD/10GBASE-T expansion card* enables caching or Qtier auto-tiering technology to improve NAS performance without occupying disk bays of the NAS.

The 10GBASE-T port ensures that the TS-453BT3 meets 10GbE infrastructure requirements and can efficiently manage data transfers requiring high-bandwidth.

*The included QM2 expansion card is customized for use with the TS-453BT3 only. When used with other QNAP NAS, only the 10GBASE-T functionality will work.

Greater Efficiency with SSD Caching and 10GbE Connectivity

Simple, Sleek and Trendy Look

The TS-453BT3 features a sliding cover design with tool-less 3.5-inch hard drive installation, making it easier for you to set up and maintain. The OLED front panel displays system information (including CPU temperatures, fan speed, and storage capacities of hard drives, volumes and LUN), allowing you to quickly view overall system status. Dust-proof capacitive touch buttons allow you to easily wake up the screen, change network IP settings and host password or even restart and shut down the system.

Simple, Sleek and Trendy Look

Complete Backup Solution for Peace of Mind

QNAP provides reliable and flexible backup and disaster recovery solutions to help businesses and organizations perform daily data backup tasks for computers, VM, and other devices in a highly-efficient way.

  • Windows® and Mac® backup Use the free QNAP NetBak Replicator to backup/restore data on a Windows® computer. For Mac® devices, backup tasks can be performed with Time Machine® support.
  • Hybrid Backup Sync With integrated data backup, restore and synchronization (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB protocols), Hybrid Backup Sync helps you easily backup or synchronize data on the TS-453BT3 to other QNAP NAS, remote servers or cloud storage.
  • Snapshots for volume/LUN Snapshots help protect your data and block-level snapshots provide even faster backup and restoration, helping to mitigate the effects of malware or a ransomware attack. The TS-453BT3 supports up to 256 snapshots for both volume and LUN, and up to 1,024 snapshots per volume and LUN.
  • Backup for virtual machines The TS-453BT3 provides high potential storage capacity. With its high performance and integrated virtualization applications, support for popular third-party virtualization solutions, snapshots to record complete system VM status, the TS-453BT3 provides an ideal solution for backing up VMs.

QTS - The Intelligent and Intuitive NAS Operating System

With multiple applications and functions, QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. The user-friendly QTS features an intelligent desktop that allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently with greater working efficiency, and provides a built-in App Center with install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality. Empowered by intelligent agent services that simplify system operations and management, QTS breaks down barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to provide you with the optimum cloud experience.

QTS - The Intelligent and Intuitive NAS Operating System

File Sharing and Synchronization

The TS-453BT3 supports SMB, NFS and AFP, allowing you to quickly share files to Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®/UNIX® devices. With QNAP's Qsync app, the TS-453BT3 becomes a safe data center for file synchronization with huge storage potential. Any file uploaded to TS-453BT3 can be synchronized to all the linked devices such as computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can also sync shared folders to increase the flexibility of collaboration and file sharing.

QTS - The Intelligent and Intuitive NAS Operating System

Directly View Multimedia

By connecting the TS-453BT3 to a HDTV or AV receiver via the HDMI output, you can directly view multimedia content saved on TS-453BT3 on a bigger screen. You can download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center through QNAP Linux Station. QNAP's HD Station also allows users to directly enjoy multimedia using HD Player or third-party players such as Plex Home Theater.

Qsirch Finds What You Need

Qsirch is QNAP's full-text search engine that can quickly find desired files on your NAS. Qsirch can search through over 6,000 file formats and can use over 30 search conditions. Recommended or similar files are also displayed in the search preview page based on set keywords and conditions. Professional photographers can even search files through the camera’s lens type, greatly shortening time in finding files and can spend more time concentrating on editing.

Real-time Transcoding for an Excellent Cross-device Media Experience

Featuring advanced 9th-generation Intel® HD Graphics, the TS-453BT3 supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*.

*The TS-453BT3’s hardware provides H.264/H.265 hardware decoding, encoding and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth.

Get Things Done with One Button

The TS-453BT3 provides a free Remote Control (RM-IR004). You can customize the actions of individual buttons of your QNAP remote control using QButton, such as viewing a preset surveillance channel in Surveillance Station, providing you with convenient control of your multimedia experience.

*The TS-453BT3 offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

NAS as a Multi-OS Platform

Virtualization Station and Container Station bring comprehensive solution for virtualization environment deployment. You can count on QNAP virtualization apps to easily find a suitable solution tailored to your specific requirement.

  • Virtualization Station allows you to run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX® and Android™ virtual machines on TS-453BT3. You can use Virtual Network Computing (VNC) through a browser to manage the VMs. It’s ideal for organizations to run multiple applications on a single NAS.
  • Container Station integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies. You can download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® to easily import/export container apps and manage access control, enjoying the benefit of easy installation, transferability and high-efficiency.

More Productivity Applications

  • IFTTT Agent IFTTT allows you to freely connect your QNAP NAS with useful apps and gives you the ability to create user-defined rules/tasks.
  • QmailAgent Centrally manage and check multiple email accounts on one platform. You can also backup all the emails on NAS for higher confidentiality.
  • Browser Station Enables remote access through NAS browsers to access local LAN resources without going through complex VPN setting.
  • DJ2 Live Live Broadcasting through QNAP NAS, while also streaming to public clouds. The footage is saved directly to the NAS for later playback.
  • QIoT Suite Lite Combines the security and large capacity of QNAP NAS while providing an IoT solution on a private cloud. It only takes three steps to quickly deploy your own IoT application.
  • Mobile Apps Simplifies file access, NAS management, multimedia experience, surveillance, and download tasks on mobile devices with QNAP apps.

Easy Storage Expansion

You need an easy solution to increase storage capacity when running out of space. QNAP provides several ways to expand your NAS storage as needed to accommodate data or business growth.

  • Upgrade RAID Capacity Hot swap lower capacity drives with larger capacity drives so that your QNAP NAS can grow with your business.
  • Attach Expansion Enclosure The TS-453BT3 can connect with up to 6 TX-800P or TX-500P Thunderbolt 2 expansion enclosures; or 1 UX-800P or UX-500P USB 3.0 expansion enclosure.*
  • VJBOD Use VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) to expand your storage capacity by using the unused storage of another QNAP NAS. Up to 8 QNAP NAS can be mounted as local disks on the TS-453BT3.**
  • Migrate to a New NAS Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS with more drive bays and retain all your existing data and configurations.

*Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter is required for connecting Thunderbolt™ 2 expansion enclosures.

**The remote QNAP NAS must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or newer).

Specifications:

Hardware Specifications
CPU
  • Processor: Intel® Celeron® J3455 quad-core 1.5 GHz, burst up to 2.3 GHz
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 500
  • Encryption Engine: AES-NI
System Memory 8 GB RAM (2 x 4 GB DDR3L)
Maximum Memory 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
Memory Slot 2 x SODIMM DDR3L
Drive Bay 4 x SATA 6 Gbps
Drive Compatibility
  • 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
  • 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
  • 2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
M.2 SSD Slot 2 x M.2 2280 SATA 6 Gbp/s SSD
SSD Cache Acceleration Support
  • Drive bays 1 to 4
  • M.2 slots 1 to 2
  • Optional: SSD using PCIe expansion slot
Hot-swappable
  • Yes
  • The following are not hot-swappable: M.2 SSDs, SSD cache drives, SSDs using PCIe expansion slots.
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port 1 x 10GBASE-T RJ-45
Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x RJ45
PCIe Slot
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x2
  • Note: Pre-installed with a QM2 expansion card that includes a 10GbE SFP+ port and two M.2 SSD slots).
Thunderbolt Port 2 x Thunderbolt 3
USB Port 2 x HDMI 1.4b (up to 3840 x 2160 resolution at 30 Hz)
Audio
  • 2 x 3.5 mm dynamic microphone jacks
  • 1 x 3.5 mm line-out jack
  • 1 x speaker

Note: You cannot use the speakers and the line-out jack simultaneously.

Display Panel Monochrome OLED display with capacitive sensing Enter and Select buttons
USB One Touch Copy Front: USB 3.0 Type-A
IR sensor QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (MCE compatible)
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions (H x W x D) 168 x 170 x 226 mm
6.61 x 6.69 x 8.90 inch
Net Weight 2.51 kg (5.53 lbs)
Power Suply Unit 120W, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Fan System: 1 x 12 mm
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F), 5 to 95% non-condensing, wet-bulb 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Security Slot Kensington security slot
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications. Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Note: You can purchase exFAT driver licenses on the License Center.

Software Specifications
Operating System QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)
Supported Client Operating Systems
  1. Apple Mac OS 10.7 or later
  2. Linux and UNIX
  3. Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10
  4. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2
Supported Browsers
  1. Apple Safari 7 or later
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or later
  4. Mozilla Firefox
Supported Languages Chinese (traditional and simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish
Supported File Systems
  1. Internal hard drive (EXT4)
  2. External hard drive (EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, and exFAT)
Network & Virtual Switch
  1. TCP/IP: Dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6)
  2. Jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  3. DHCP server and client
  4. USB Wi-Fi adapter
  5. Note: This feature does not support ad hoc networks because of safety considerations.

  6. Virtual switch
    • Virtual switch editing in Virtualization Station
    • Combining virtual machines and containers in the same virtual switch
    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    • Thunderbolt to Ethernet converter
  7. Wireless AP Station
Security
  1. Network access protection with auto-blocking (SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, and AFP)
  2. Host access control for shared folders (CIFS)
  3. 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption (FIPS)
  4. 256-bit external drive encryption (AES)
  5. Importing of SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt
  6. Instant alerts through email, SMS, push service, audio, and LCD panel
  7. 2-step verification
Storage Management
  1. Storage space utilization monitoring
  2. Flexible volumes and LUNs with thin provisioning and space reclaiming
  3. Disk volume types: single, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, hot spare and global hot spare
  4. Storage pools
  5. Qtier™ Technology (automated storage tiering)
  6. Snapshots
  7. Note: This feature requires 4 GB of system memory.

    • Volume and LUN snapshots
    • Snapshot Manager
    • Snapshot cloning
    • Snapshot Vault
    • Snapshot Replica
    • Unify Snapshot Directory
    • Support for previous Windows versions (SMB)
    • Snapshot Agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere
  8. Online volume expansion
  9. Online storage pool expansion
  10. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  11. SMART data migration
  12. Storage expansion through QNAP expansion units
  13. JBOD enclosure roaming
  14. SSD read-only or read-write cache
    • The cache size depends on the total memory.
  15. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  16. Bad block recovery and RAID recovery
  17. Bitmap Supports
Power Management
  1. Wake on LAN
  2. Standby mode for internal drives
  3. Scheduled power on and off
  4. Automatic power on after power recovery
  5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
Access Rights Management
  1. Multiple user creation
  2. User data importing and exporting
  3. User quota management
  4. Local user access control (AFP, CIFS, FTP, and WebDAV)
  5. Application access control (File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, and Video Station)
  6. Subfolder permission (AFP, CIFS/SMB, FTP, and File Station)
Domain Authentication
  1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) and domain controller
  2. LDAP server and client
  3. Domain user login (AFP, CIFS/SMB, FTP, and File Station)
myQNAPcloud
  1. Free host name registration (DDNS)
  2. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)
  3. Auto router configuration through UPnP
  4. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption
  5. CloudLink for remote access without complex router setup
  6. Easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)
Qsync
  1. File syncing across multiple devices with SSL secure connection
  2. Selective synchronization for specific folders
  3. Team folders as file center for better collaboration
  4. Note: The maximum number of sync tasks is 32.

  5. File sharing through email links
  6. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter
  7. Version control for a maximum of 64 versions
  8. Unified privilege and configuration management
  9. Central configuration mode
  10. Remote erase and restore
  11. Windows and Mac OS Support
Resource Monitor
  1. Monitoring of NAS system resources such as CPU, memory and network
  2. Monitoring of NAS storage resources such as volumes, RAID, and disk activity
  3. Monitoring of resource usage by NAS applications
  4. Creation of extra swap space when SSDs are installed
Helpdesk
  1. Reporting of issues to the QNAP support team, including automatic collection of system information
  2. Remote connection between QNAP support engineers and NAS for issue resolution (with user permission)
Web Administration
  1. Multi-window, multi-tasking system management
  2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for system status display
  3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  4. SNMP versions 2 and 3
  5. Resource monitor
  6. Network recycle bin for file deletion (AFP, CIFS/SMB, and File Station)
  7. Automatic cleanup
  8. File type filter
    • Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
    • Syslog server and client
    • Back up and restoration of system settings
    • Qmanager: Mobile application for remote system monitoring and management
File Server
  1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
  2. Microsoft networking
  3. Windows ACL
  4. Advanced folder permissions (AFP, CIFS/SMB, and FTP)
  5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
FTP Server
  1. FTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
  2. FXP support
File Station
  1. Cloud drive mounting for Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box
  2. Remote shared folder mounting (CIFS/SMB, FTP, and WebDAV)
  3. Document viewing using Office Online, Google Docs, and Chrome extension
  4. Microsoft Office file editing using Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
  5. Mounting of a maximum of 256 ISO files
  6. Read access for compatible optical disc drives
  7. Read access for compatible smartphones (MTP)
  8. Download and upload link sharing
  9. File dragging and dropping (Chrome and Firefox)
  10. Photos, video, and music preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding
  11. File compression (ZIP and 7z)
  12. Download link creation and sending for publicly shared files with expiration date and password protection
  13. Subtitle display (SRT and UTF-8)
  14. Video seeking during on-the-fly transcoding video playback3
  15. Slideshow playback in media viewer
  16. Qfile: Mobile app file browsing and management
Qfiling
  1. Auto filing
  2. Recipe function
  3. Archiving through iSCSI, USB, DVD and remote NAS
  4. Advanced settings
    • File deletion
    • Intelligent subtitle filing for videos
    • Data integrity check
    • File conflict policy
Transcode Management
  1. Video transcoding (240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution)
  2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
  3. Hardware-accelerated transcoding
  4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding
Hybrid Backup Sync
  1. Cloud storage backup to Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Openstack Swift, WebDAV, and HKBN
  2. Cloud storage syncing with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, hubiC, BackBlaze B2, Amazon S3, and HiDrive
  3. RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
  4. Rsync server with download bandwidth control
  5. Remote server syncing (CIFS/SMB, FTP, Rsync, and RTRR)
  6. Scheduled backup to local and remote storage spaces
  7. Backup versioning (RTRR)
  8. Encryption, compression, and file filters
  9. Centralized management for backup, restoration, and sync jobs
  10. Support for Apple Time Machine
  11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices
  12. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
  13. Support for third-party backup software such as Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve Backup, Retrospect, and Backup Exec
Cloud Drive Sync
  1. Multiple cloud accounts
  2. Management of cloud drive accounts such Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC
  3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync
  4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size
  5. SSL transfer encryption
  6. Dashboard and job statistics
  7. Configurable network error recovery options
  8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics
  9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer
  10. Bandwidth throttling for individual accounts
Cloud Backup Station
  1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)
  2. Amazon Glacier
  3. Google Cloud Storage
  4. WebDAV-based cloud storage
  5. Microsoft Azure
  6. OpenStack Swift
Print Server
  1. Support for three printers
  2. Internet Printing Protocol
  3. Print job display and management
  4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
Photo Station
  1. Photo organization by thumbnail, list, timeline, or folder
  2. Virtual and smart albums
  3. Validity control for album sharing
  4. Photo tagging with text, colors, and ratings
  5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects
  6. Photo geotagging and display on Google Maps
  7. Photo and video uploading to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo
  8. Album configuration back up and restoration
  9. Advanced folder permissions
  10. Support for domain users
  11. Photo Station Extension: Supports face detection and PDF to image
  12. Note: This feature is available only for x86-based models.

  13. Qphoto: Mobile application for online browsing and sharing
Music Station
  1. Music playing and sharing through web browsers
  2. Music streaming to multiple devices
  3. Changing of album covers through Google search or by uploading photos
  4. Internet radio (MP3)
  5. Eight music alarms
  6. Switching between spotlight mode and manage mode
  7. Advanced search
  8. Scrolling lyrics
  9. Qmusic: Mobile application for music streaming and management
iTunes Server Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes
Video Station
  1. Video organization by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder
  2. Virtual and smart collections
  3. Video tagging with text, colors, and ratings
  4. Video link sharing through social media and email
  5. Movie information and poster display from Internet sources or user-uploaded files
  6. Subtitle display (SRT, ASS, SSA)
  7. Subtitle search and downloading
  8. Subtitle file importing
  9. Subtitle display style adjustment
  10. Playback speed adjustment
  11. Direct video streaming for certain file formats
  12. Facebook login
  13. Advanced folder permissions
  14. Support for LDAP users
  15. Video uploading to YouTube and Youku
  16. Multi-zone video display
  17. Video-seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding
  18. Qvideo: Mobile application for online video browsing and management
Virtualization Station
  1. Virtual machine creation (Windows, Linux, Unix, and Android)
  2. Virtual machine importing, exporting, cloning, snapshot capturing, backup, and restoration
  3. Console display using HDMI output (QVM)
  4. HTML5-based shared remote console
Container Station
  1. Support for LXC and Docker
  2. Note: Docker containers support Bridge, NAT, and Host mode. Linux containers (LXC) support only NAT.

  3. Application downloading from the built-in Docker Hub Registry
  4. One-click installation
  5. Container importing and exporting
  6. Console mode
  7. Three networking modes (Bridge, NAT, and Host)
  8. Auto-start containers
  9. Docker certificate downloading
  10. Private registry addition
  11. Application repository for switching to any repository on GitHub.com
Qsirch
  1. Full-text search
  2. Data distribution using a bar chart
  3. Previews for photos, music, videos, PDFs, Gmail, and others
  4. Advanced search operators and search scope
  5. Customized search filters (included or excluded conditions)
  6. Related files suggestion in Viewer
  7. Customized search filters
  8. Search Chrome extension
iSCSI (IP SAN)
  1. iSCSI targets with multiple LUNs
  2. Note: The maximum total number of targets is 256.

  3. LUN mapping and masking
  4. Online LUN capacity expansion
  5. SPC-3 persistent reservation
  6. MPIO & MC/S
  7. iSCSI Extensions for RDMA with VMware ESXi
  8. Note: This feature is supported only by Intel and AMD-based NAS devices that has PCIe slot and compatible with Mellonox NICs.

  9. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
  10. iSCSI connection and management using Qfinder Pro for Windows
  11. Virtual disk drive using iSCSI initiator
  12. Note: The maximum number of virtual disk drives is eight.

  13. Stack chaining master
Surveillance Station
  1. Support for over 3,000 IP cameras
  2. 4 free camera licenses
  3. Note: The application supports a maximum of 40 camera channels. You can purchase additional licenses on the QNAP website.

  4. Instant playback for checking of recent events
  5. Visual aid using e-map
  6. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar
  7. Video preview on playback timeline
  8. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching
  9. Surveillance client for Mac
  10. Vmobile: Mobile surveillance application for iOS and Android
  11. Vcam: Mobile recording application for IOS and Android
QVPN Service
  1. VPN server
    • Secure remote access with PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, and OpenVPN services
    • Support for a maximum of 100 clients
    • Support for domain users
  2. VPN client
    • Support for PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, and OpenVPN VPN protocols
    • OVPN file importing for creation of OpenVPN connections
    • Note: QVPN combines an integrated VPN Server, a VPN client, and L2TP/IPSec VPN services.

DLNA Server
  1. Support for DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
  2. Support for CUE indexing file for APE and FLAC
Q’center (NAS CMS)
  1. Monitoring of multiple NAS devices
  2. Utilization history reports
  3. Unified configuration management
  4. Monitoring of NAS devices behind NAT routers with Connect to Q’center
  5. Note: The application is available in the App Center and in virtual appliance marketplaces (VMware vSphere ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V).

OceanKTV
  1. YouTube video streaming
  2. Sorting by artist, language, and favorites
  3. Effects such as tuning echo, key, and applause
  4. Playlist control with a mobile application
  5. Support for keyboard and remote control (RM-IR002 and RM-IR004)
  6. Note: Microphones are not included.

Qfinder Pro
  1. QNAP NAS location on the same local network
  2. NAS shared folders mounting
  3. Basic setting configuration (firmware, SMTP server, and network settings)
  4. Direct connection with USB QuickAccess and Thunderbolt (specific models only)
  5. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only)
    • Creation and mapping of NAS shared folders
    • Creation of and connection to iSCSI targets and LUNs
  6. Media upload (Windows only)
    • Media file upload to the NAS
    • Automatic creation of thumbnails or transcoding of videos using the computer
App Center
  1. Official and community software add-ons
  2. Automatic updates and notifications for new versions
  3. Repository for imported third-party content
  4. User-specified volume for storing applications
AirPlay & Chromecast
  1. Video, photo and music streaming to Apple TV or Chromecast using the following:
    • NAS applications: File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, and Video Station
    • Mobile applications: Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto, and Qvideo

    Note: You must install the Media Streaming add-on app from the QTS App Center.

Download Station
  1. PC-less downloads (BitTorrent, FlashGet, FTP/FTPS, HTTP/HTTPS, QQDL, and Thunder)
    • The application supports a maximum of 500 tasks.
    • The maximum number of concurrent downloads is 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30 FTP)
  2. BitTorrent Support for search, magnet links, private trackers, and proxy
Notes Station 3
  1. Multi-user text editing using the collaborative editor
  2. Table creation using the spreadsheet editor
  3. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments
  4. Smart snapshot for version control
HD (HybridDesk) Station 3.13
  1. Photo, video, and music playback on TV through HDMI
  2. Support for Chrome and Firefox
  3. Support for international keyboards and mouse input
  4. User login permissions
  5. Note: The decoding capability of the CPU and graphics card may affect playback of some video files.

Linux Station
  1. Ubuntu Kylin installation and usage of the NAS as a Linux-based computer
  2. Application downloading and usage from the Ubuntu Software Center
  3. Remote desktop for remote monitoring and accessing of Ubuntu
  4. Note: The application requires at least 4 GB of memory and installation of Container Station.

Qcontactz
  1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts
  2. Contact importing from CSV or vCard 3.0 files
  3. Contact exporting to CSV or vCard 3.0 files
  4. Duplicate contact searching and merging
  5. Snapshot management for contacts database
  6. Contact management: Groups, favorites, lock, search, delete and restore
  7. Support for Android and iOS
IFTTT Agent
  1. Daily task automation
  2. Social media data archiving
  3. File synchronization between the NAS and various cloud services
  4. System event notifications on Line, Skype, Gmail, and mobile phones
  5. Music playback on Music Station using Amazon Echo voice commands
  6. Usage of motion detection sensors as trigger for camera recording on Surveillance Station
General Notes
  1. Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  2. Some features may vary by model.
  3. QTS does not support DRM content and some IPv6 services.
  4. Some data encryption features may be unavailable because of country-specific legislative restrictions.

Pricing Notes:

QNAP Products
Small Business (SMB) Storage
QNAP 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 3 NAS. Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455 Quad-core CPU, 8GB RAM, SATA 6Gb/s, 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports (USB Type-C), 2 x 1GbE, 1 x 10GbE, 2 x M.2 2280 SATA SSD slots
Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz (up to 2.3GHz), 8GB DDR3L RAM (2x4GB, max 8GB), 4K hardware transcoding, dual 4K HDMI v1.4b, max 1 UX-800P/UX-500P expansion unit, 1x pre-installed QM2-2S10G1T expansion adapter
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