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Simple yet Powerful Storage

TS 212P

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Simple yet Powerful Storage

Featuring with new QTS 4.0 Operating System
The TS-212P is a powerful yet easy to use network storage center for data storage, 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-212P featuring the QTS 4.0 can make your digital life easier, simpler and more convenient.

  • Organize your data/content and backups in one centralized location.
  • Synchronize files across computers, tablets, and mobile devices, and share files across different groups and communities.
  • 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.
  • Extend your diverse applications on the TS-212P by installing more than 80 apps on demand in the App Center.

Using the TS-212P is as easy as just clicking the icons!


Easier Operations on QTS 4.0 Desktop

QTS 4.0

The QTS 4.0 Desktop including quick Main menu, graphic dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers, and the smart toolbar making system operations much easier. In addition, multi-tasking is supported which allows multiple windows to be open to access multiple applications concurrently.

Centralize and Protect your Data

Centralize and Protect your Data

The TS-212P is a high-performance cross-platform storage with many friendly storage and backup options that centralizes and protects all your important files on one single device.

Apple Time Machine Backup
Time Machine is fully supported to help Mac OS X users create a more efficient and convenient backup solution. The TS-212P works with Time Machine wirelessly over the same network so you no longer need an external drive.

More Backup Options
Netbak Replicator is the license-free backup software which allows you to back up your files in multiple Window client PCs in schedule or real time. You can also gain a disaster recovery solution with our RTRR (Real Time Remote Replication) feature by replicating data in multiple shared folders from one NAS to another NAS over the network to ensure the safety of your important data. Besides, the data can also be backed up to another FTP server, external disk, or to online cloud storage services.

Data Security

Data Security

User Access Controls
All your digital files stored can be managed to share with your family and friends. User accounts, user groups, shared folder access right, and user quota can be flexibly and easily set up by yourself.

Unauthorized IP-based Blocking
A comprehensive list granting proper access from different users based on IP address can be established to authorize or deny access to the TS-212P.

The TS-212P has a built in anti-virus feature to detect and protect against viruses, malware, worms, and Trojan horses.

Encrypted Login, Access and Network Transfer
SSH remote login, SSL security (HTTPS), Secure FTP, and encrypted remote replication are supported.

Detailed Logs
Detail logs of file-level access to the TS-212P via different file transfer protocols, and services accessed by online users can all be recorded.

Freely Access your Cloud Anywhere

Freely Access your Cloud Anywhere

All of your content is available on the go! Through any Web browser or the free app for tablets and smartphones the TS-212P becomes your personal cloud so you are always connected to your data. Take advantage of the myQNAPcloud service, which allows you to remotely access your TS-212P wherever you are. Instantly stream or share your multimedia contents and share them with your friends.

Synchronize and Share

Sychronize and Share

Access from anywhere
Qsync is a new feature that allows you to sync all your devices on the go! It can be synced literally anywhere- on the web, at your home, in the office and on the go.

Community Share
Qsync makes your TS-212P a team sharing device allowing you to share and edit files among your teammates with automatic updates on the files your team is working on. Qsync provides the function of file synchronization like Dropbox service, and brings forth a cost-effective way to share files across groups and communities.

Photo Albums on the Cloud

Photo Albums on the Cloud

The TS-212P 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-212P to create and organize your photo albums through a web browser to share with your family and friends. Your mobile devices are useful too, with the Qfile mobile app in your iOS® or Android™ devices you can instantly upload photos to the TS-212P.

  • View photo slideshow with background music
  • Display photo details from EXIF: Date, exposure time, aperture, etc.
  • Publish photos in a few clicks to social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, MySpace, and more.
  • Share photos with your friends and family via email
  • Browse photos via the Qfile app on iPhones, iPads, and Android devices

Build your Home Music Library and Enjoy Music Anywhere

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 anywhere, anytime with a few clicks. Thousands of local and global online Internet radio programs are built-into Music Station for you to enjoy.

  • You can listen to your favorite MP3 songs streamed from iTunes Server, or play music by web browsers on your PC.
  • With SBS (Squeezebox Server) app plugin, you can efficiently manage and play them with Logitech music players without even turning on the PC.
  • Stream music to your UPnP Hi-Fi system and indulge in high-quality sound experience.
  • Listen to your music on mobile devices through Qmusic app*1

Interact Through your Favorite Social Media Sites

Interact Through your Favorite Social Media Sites

Many applications on the TS-212P are designed with friendly options allowing you to share and connect with your social media communities. When you use Photo Station, or Video Station, you can pick and share photos and video links directly to your Facebook. DJ Station allows you to stream and share your music playlist with your friends and family on your social media platforms.

Enjoy your Videos via AirPlay

Enjoy your Videos via AirPlay

The TS-212P supports Apple® AirPlay. You can enjoy video and multimedia contents on AirPlay supported devices with the QAirplay application or the Qfile mobile app.

Available in the App Center, QAirplay allows you to steam your media content directly on TV via AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple TV. The media contents are streaming on Apple TV, bypassing your mobile device, thus saves the energy of your mobile device.

Alternatively, the Qfile mobile app allows you to browse videos and photos stored on the TS-212P and play on the TV via AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple TV. It is just that convenient to enjoy multimedia entertainment through the wireless experience.

A Sharing Center for your Home Theater

A Sharing Center for your Home Theater

The TS-212P is an ideal video storage center for you to store your movie and home video collection. It features high-speed data transfer, fast enough to support multiple 1080p HD streams. The quiet operation design brings you the best cinema-grade home theater experience right to your living room.

  • QNAP DLNA Media Server supports wireless streaming of all the videos, photos and music stored in the Media Library to any DLNA certified devices, such as PS3, Xbox360, and so on. It supports thumbnails shown on the DLNA devices for identifying the content quickly.
  • TwonkyMedia DLNA Server is also supported to share and stream media contents in the multimedia folder of the TS-212P.
  • Use the TS-212P as a PLEX media server and enjoy your content through any Plex client or Smart TV.
  • The TS-212P can work with different media players through SMB/CIFS or other standard protocols.



Ever wanted to archive your favorite online videos? HappyGet is a handy third-party tool that allows you to download HD videos to the TS-212P. By installing the HappyGet plug-in on the Chrome Web Store, you can select your preferred playlist and download an array of videos all at once with the embedded HappyGet button.

24/7 Download Center

24/7 Download Center

The TS-212P is a perfect download center for high speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), eMule, FTP, and HTTP download. After the download tasks are set ready, you can turn off the computer, and the TS-212P 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. The TS-212P also supports continuous NZB download, and eMule download by installed App Center apps without turning on a PC. Now, it also supports RSS download (broad catching) for automatic BT download.

App Center with rich apps to install on demand

App Center with rich apps to install on demand

The App Center centralizes various apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers. Popular apps such as Google Drive, Plex media server, NZBGet, Python, and more are available in the App center for you to enhance your TS-212P experience. Installation is virtually immediate, with just one click the App will start installing onto the NAS.

Surveillance Station Pro - Protect your Home and Valuables

Surveillance Station Pro - Protect your Home and Valuables

The TS-212P uses renowned QNAP VioStor NVR software. The TS-212P becomes a professional surveillance station to view IP cameras from your web browser and mobile devices. Supporting over 1,000 IP camera advance features are also included with the Surveillance Station Pro software, such as real-time monitoring, recording, and playback. With the user-friendly interface and the expandable IP camera channel licenses, Surveillance Station Pro builds a professional surveillance center for you to monitor your things that you value easier.

Access, Use, Sync and Enjoy with your Tablets and Smartphones

Access, Use, Sync and Enjoy with your Tablets and Smartphones

The TS-212P 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. Music, photos and videos can be streamed, enjoyed and shared anytime, anywhere. Qmanager lets you monitor and manage the TS-212P remotely and efficiently without turning on a PC.

Easy System Setup

Easy System Setup

Installation process is done completely through the cloud. Simply visit the setup portal,, follow the setup guide to complete the system setup and download the utilities you want.

Besides, the "Auto Setup" option provides an easy way to set up the TS-212P with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.

Expandable Storage

Expandable Storage

The TS-212P supports large storage capacity, fulfilling the increasing demand for storage. It supports comprehensive RAID management management and online RAID capacity expansion appropriately storing important data and reducing risks of data loss.

Superior Performance

Superior Performance

Powered by the Marvell ARM 2.0 GHz processor, the TS-212P provides a large storage capacity for archiving files, videos, and music. The TS-212P can handle multiple users accessing the system and multiple applications running at the same time. USB 3.0 ports for high speed file backup to external hard drives are also included for high speed data backup to external drives.

More features for home and SOHO

More features for home and SOHO

The TS-212P brings you extra with all-in-one home server features, e.g. iTunes server, UPnP media server, backup server, printer server, FTP server, Web server, database server, and etc.

Eco-friendly Design

Eco-friendly Design

The TS-212P is designed to be eco friendly, and to help you save on your electricity bill. The smart fan can automatically adjust its speed based on system pre-defined criteria or a specific temperature. The hard disk standby mode sets the hard disks to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period, lowering energy consumption and extending the lifespan of the hard disks. The Turbo NAS can also be setup to automatically power on, off, or reset.

1* Qmusic will be coming soon to Google Play store and Apple App store.


Simple yet Powerful NAS

Simple yet Powerful NAS
The new QNAP Turbo NAS, running on the industry leading QTS 4.0 operating system, provides the best-in-class network storage with rich applications for performance demanding home and SOHO users.


Intuitive, innovative operating system featuring synchronization capabilities, multi-window and easy management.

Innovative Desktop
The QTS 4.0’s intelligent desktop offers an intuitive, sleek, and easy-to-follow graphic user interface, simplifying the whole Turbo NAS experience.

Multi-window, multi-tasking

  • The QTS 4.0 allows you to open multiple application windows and run multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Application windows can be minimized to the Toolbar which allows you to see an overview of the opened applications and switch among the running applications.
  • Multi-window capabilities dramatically increase work efficiency and file operations.

Personalize desktop wallpaper
Choose your favorite wallpaper from the default artwork or upload your own photos.

Personalize desktop wallpaper

Intelligent Desktop

Intelligent Desktop

Main menu
All your applications, system preferences, and additional apps installed from the App Center are neatly presented for you to find your desired app quickly. Drag and drop frequently used icons to the desktop as shortcuts for quick access.

Drag the icons from the Main Menu or the Control Panel to the desktop to create a shortcut. Drag one of the icons onto another to create a folder shortcut which reduces clutter on your QTS desktop.

Multiple desktops
This extended desktop workspace is designed specifically improve your productivity. You can separate the apps different desktops according to their nature or genre and switch between the desktops freely. For example, you can group frequently used icons on the first desktop, and place favorite music folders on the second or third.

Smart dashboard
In one click the smart dashboard presents all important system information in a single panel: including system health, hard drives (HDD) health, resource monitoring, hardware information, storage status, system updates and schedules. Drag any status to the desktop for constant monitoring.

Smart toolbar

  • External device
    Access the connected devices, such as other storage devices and printers, and eject the devices safely with only one click.
  • Quick search
    Quickly search the system settings and QTS Help content using relevant keywords as search results are displayed instantaneously while you type.
  • Event notifications
    Displays constant updates of system information such as system warnings and other error messages.
  • Online resources
    A quick view of available resources offered to help you access knowledge and support whenever needed, such as Quick Start, QTS Help, Tutorials, QNAP Wiki, QNAP Forum, Customer Service, and Feedback.
  • Background tasks
    Displays all the active tasks and scheduled jobs performed in the background.

Store, Back up and Share Data

The QNAP Turbo NAS works as a centralized storage to securely save and back up all files and digital contents. Sharing your files, or digital contents with friends and family or data access from anywhere at any time is now much easier. The QNAP NAS offers a large storage capacity with quick data access across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. It also provides advanced RAID configurations and management to reduce the risk of data loss.

Store, Back up and Share Data
File Station File Station
Upload, download and manage files anywhere with a web browser. File extraction, folder creation, smart search files or folders are functioned over the Internet. Preview your photos and videos through any web browsers too!
Complete Backup Solution Complete Backup Solution
The Turbo NAS performs as an ideal backup center for valuable data. External storage devices, remote servers and third-party cloud backup services are also supported for extra data backup from the NAS.

Client backup
The QNAP Turbo NAS supports NetBak Replicator, Time Machine and more third party backup software.

External Backup
Every QNAP Turbo NAS comes with a “one touch data copy button” for direct data backup between the Turbo NAS and external USB/eSATA storage devices.

Remote Backup

  • Back up the Turbo NAS data to another remote Turbo NAS or an FTP server on a real-time basis via QNAP’s Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) service.
  • Back up the Turbo NAS data to a standard rsync server on scheduled basis via the rsync protocol.

Cloud Backup

  • Real-time data backup from the Turbo NAS to online cloud storage services: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform, Dropbox, or Google Drive.
FTP Server FTP Server
Establish an FTP server with the Turbo NAS and share large files conveniently with family and friends.
Data Security
Having a sound centralized storage to detect and guard personal data is crucial. Rest easy with the QNAP NAS keeping data protected from data corruption and unauthorized users. Each Turbo NAS comes with the latest antivirus protection and IP-based blocking to make your NAS a safe place for your data.
Smart Detection Smart Detection
The integrated free antivirus solution for the Turbo NAS ensures a NAS environment clean from viruses. With smart antivirus detection, multiple scan tasks with folders of your choice, scheduled scanning and email notification are all included for easy antivirus management.
Network Access Protection Network Access Protection
With the IP-based blocking, you can effectively set up a list to screen unauthorized users from accessing the Turbo NAS. Once an IP address is denied, the user will be denied access to the Turbo NAS regardless of the connection ports it uses.

Personal and Private Cloud Storage
From mobile phones to your personal computers, your files are always within reach.
myQNAPcloud service myQNAPcloud service
Create your own personal cloud with the free myQNAPcloud service. The Turbo NAS creates your own unique URL and in a few easy steps, you will be able to access your files on any web browser.
The VPN service allows you to access the Turbo NAS on the same local network from the Internet and easily manage the files by drag-and-drop through the file browser.
CloudLink CloudLink
CloudLink helps you pass through the complicated network environment and connect to the Turbo NAS from a remote PC and easily access the data from anywhere without complicated settings.
myQNAPcloud Connect myQNAPcloud Connect
myQNAPcloud Connect is a Windows VPN connection utility. It can establish a secure VPN connection with the remote NAS over the Internet and enable you to access the NAS as if it were in the network. You can also mount the folders of the remote NAS as the local network drive, allowing you to access other NAS located at the same network.

Free and Large Storage Capacity for Dropbox-style Data Sync
With the Qsync utility, you can easily synchronize files across different devices and share file across groups and communities. You can share photos and music with friends easier, and synchronize files at work flexibly


Your Turbo NAS becomes a safe data center for file synchronization with huge storage. You can upload photos from mobile or tablet devices to the Turbo NAS, and access the same files on any computer, laptop or mobile device linked to the Turbo NAS for the most up to date files. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration

Sync files across devices
Whenever you add, edit, delete or rename a file on one computer, the change applies to all others linked with the Turbo NAS, so you have exactly identical contents on all your devices.

Save storage
Remove the files on one computer without affecting the files stored on other devices linked with the Turbo NAS. Even when someone updates the same files from another computer, Qsync will ensure that you will always have the latest files. When synchronizing files, you can choose to only sync specific subfolders within the Qsync folder. Great if your computers have limited storage!


Share team folders with different groups of people
Your life is connected with different groups of people. Create subfolders within the Qsync folder, and share each with different groups of Turbo NAS users as a file exchange center. Everyone in the same subfolder is always kept up-to-date with the latest version of the files.

Quickly share files with download links
You can create download links to share files with others. This greatly reduces the time in creating user account and password for users just to share less-important documents.

Mobility and Remote Access

QNAP provides various mobile apps for you to access the Turbo NAS on the go.


Browse and manage all your files stored on your Turbo NAS with iOS® or Android™ mobile devices.

Manage multiple NAS
You can manage as many Turbo NAS units as you want by Qfile and conveniently connect to any of them in the login page.

Access and share files
Create a download link to share a file via email or SMS, or simply email the file as attachment. You can also view Qsync file list and download files while being offline.

Auto-upload from photo gallery
Enable the auto-upload function will let your pictures and photo album automatically sync to your Turbo NAS and works as a real-time backup of your precious photos.

Offline reading mode
Once a file is downloaded to Qfile from the Turbo NAS, you can view and enjoy your documents, photos and music without Internet access.

Easy file management
Qfile displays thumbnails on the list for you to easily identify the file type at a glance. You can move, copy, rename or delete files on the Turbo NAS, all with your mobile device.


Monitor your IP cameras managed by the Turbo NAS on the go.

Monitoring on the go
Access your video surveillance system and monitor the surveillance channels anytime and anywhere.

Multiple advanced surveillance features

  • Profile management for monitoring views
  • Live view with multi-stream selections
  • Adjustable display modes
  • PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) and preset position control
  • Instant notification on alarm events via on-screen alarm, sound, or vibration
  • Snapshot sharing with apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Google Drive, and more
  • Video playback and search

Manage and monitor your Turbo NAS with your iOS® or Android™ devices.

Monitor system and connection status
Qmanager lets you monitor as the CPU usage, memory usage, system event info, and active users. You can also remotely check the connection status or logged in users to prevent unauthorized activities.

Manage system services
Remotely restart or shut down your Turbo NAS, and use Qmanager to turn the application services on and off. You can use Wake on LAN to power on your NAS. It only takes a single click and you are done!

Manage download/backup tasks
Remotely check the Download Station and backup task information, pause or run downloads and backup tasks.


Qmusic lets you stream your personal music library from Music Station at your fingertips. You can sort songs by category and listen to your favorites wherever you are.

QNAP mobile apps

Surveillance and Security

Surveillance Station Pro

Surveillance Station Pro
The Surveillance Station Pro allows users to easily set up a home security system and flexibly choose the IP cameras for live view monitoring, recording, and playback. The live view provides instant video images from the monitored areas. Event notifications and fast video retrieval also offered. iOS® or Android™ users can install the VMobile app to monitor the surveillance channels anytime and anywhere.

Surveillance and Security

Revolutionary Photo, Music, and Home Video Center

With the Turbo NAS, you can view and share photos, music, videos on the web, or enjoy them on large screen TV with full HD quality via DLNA, AirPlay or direct HDMI connection (available on TS-x69L with HDMI output). Furthermore, broadcast your own music or download the contents from the Internet with various apps in the App Center.

Photo Station

Photo Station
The QTS 4.0 Photo Station helps manage your precious photo collections intuitively.


  • Easy import
    You can easily import the photos stored in PC, external drive and network shares to the Turbo NAS all at once.
  • Easy arranging
    The intuitive “drag-and-drop” feature allows you to arrange photos into albums or slideshows in seconds.
  • Get organized
    You can auto-sort photos in a timeline format and tag your friends in the photos which makes searching photos more effective.
  • Easy to share
    Share public albums with friends on social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  • Smart import
    Simply connect your digital camera to the USB port on the front of the Turbo NAS and all your photos and videos will automatically be imported in a newly created folder named “Smart Import”.
  • Geotag photos
    Pinpoint the location of photos on Google maps so you can identify where the photos were taken.
Photo Station Music Station

Music Station
The QTS 4.0 Music Station is your personal music center in the cloud. All your music collection on the Turbo NAS is well organized and easily accessed through the web browser.

  • Manage your music collections intuitively
    Choose to display the music in thumbnails, detailed list, album, and cover flow mode.
  • Sing along with lyrics
    Enter song lyrics and sing along while listening to your music collection from the Turbo NAS!
  • Internet Radio
    The built-in online radio stations such as music, talk shows, sport radio, and more are free for you to enjoy.
  • Share your music
    Share your music by drag-and-drop, and enjoy the flexibility of being able to share the songs via email, a download link, or social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.
Music Station Video Station

Video Station
The Video Station is great for archiving and playing your personal video collection online.

  • Build a personal video website
    Just upload your video collection, and sit back to enjoy the clips anywhere. To add more fun, you can share your video collection with family or friends via social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Visitors can leave comments on your videos to keep the fun going.
Video Station Digital TV Station

Digital TV Station
Just insert the DVB-T USB TV Tuner * into your Turbo NAS at home, and you can enjoy the live TV shows immediately from anywhere using a web browser.

* Available TV channels may vary by location and be subject to change.

Digital TV Station iTunes Server

iTunes Server
Stream the MP3 music on the NAS to your computers on your home network and listen to the music by iTunes over wired or wireless network connection.

Download Station Download Station
  • Your 24/7 download center
    Typical Internet downloading requires the computers being turned on throughout the process, and it is usually energyconsuming. The Download Station serves as a non-stop download center. Once you finish managing the download tasks, just turn off the computer. The download tasks will keep going until they are finished.
  • Wide range of download types for HD videos
    You can conveniently search and download high definition movies or films to enjoy with the Download Station that supports BT, PT (Private Trackers), Magnet link, HTTP/HTTPS and FTP/FTPS download. It also supports RSS download (broadcatching) for automatic BT download.
DJ Station DJ Station
Presents all your music creation on the air! You can easily share the music on Facebook.
HappyGet II HappyGet II
  • Easily back up online videos
    HappyGet is a third-party app available in the App Center and is supported within the Chrome web browser. It lets you easily back up YouTube, Vimeo videos or Facebook photos to the Turbo NAS.
App Center

App Center
Expand the possibilities of your Turbo NAS with add-on apps.

  • Powerful, organized, rich-in-content
    The new App Center makes it easy to find and install all sorts of apps and also acts as a central platform to manage and update your installed apps.
  • One click install
    Find what you need and install it immediately with just one click.

Wi-Fi Connectivity
Connect the Turbo NAS to the wireless network using an optional USB Wi-Fi adapter for convenient access. The Turbo NAS supports 802.11 b/g/n for extensive compatibility

Wi-Fi Connectivity DLNA Media Server

DLNA Media Server
With DLNA-compatible devices such as TV, Sony® PS3, Microsoft® Xbox 360 and Hi-Fi system, you can sit back and enjoy HD quality videos and audios stored on the Turbo NAS.

From DLNA to AirPlay, simply choose the way you prefer to stream digital contents to your TV, sit back, relax and enjoy your high definition video collections on a big-screen TV.


The Qfile mobile app supports AirPlay. You can use the Qfile app on an iOS device to browse the videos and photos stored on the Turbo NAS and play them on the TV via AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple TV. Available in the App Center, QAirplay allows you to steam your media content directly on TV via Apple TV with its web controller or Qfile support. The media contents are streaming on Apple TV, bypassing your mobile device, thus saves the energy of your mobile device.

AirPlay HD Station
  • Enjoy HD movie experience on the big-screen TV via HDMI
    A cinema-grade entertainment experience at home has never been easier! By installing the free HD Station application and connecting the Turbo NAS to a big-screen TV via HDMI, you can turn the NAS into an amazing multimedia player, and easily enjoy the vast video, music and photo collections stored on the Turbo NAS, surf the web, and enjoy YouTube on the TV.
  • USB keyboard and mouse
    You can also choose a wired/wireless USB keyboard and mouse to use the HD Station and surf the web.
  • Turn your mobile in to a remote
    Install the QNAP “Qremote” app or the official XBMC Remote app, you can use your iOS or Android devices as a remote control and enjoy your multimedia contents.
Turn your mobile in to a remote

* Applied to the TS-x69L series models only.


TS-212P Specifications
CPU Marvell 6282 1.6GHz
Memory 512MB DDR3 RAM
Flash Memory 16MB
Hard Drive 2 x 3.5" SATA I/II hard disk drive (HDD)
LAN Port 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators STATUS, LAN, USB, HDD, HDD 1, HDD 2
USB 1 x USB 2.0 port (front: 1);
2 x USB 3.0 port (back: 2)
Supports USB printer, disk, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS, etc.
Buttons Power button, USB one-touch-backup button, reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Portable
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)
Temperature 0-40°C
Relative Humidity 5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C
Power Supply External Power Adapter, 60W, 100-240V
Secure Design K-lock security slot for theft prevention
Fan 1 x quiet cooling fan (6cm, 12V DC)
Package Contents
  • TS-212P
  • Ethernet cable x 1
  • Power cord
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • SATA power cable x 1
  • SATA cable x 1
  • Adaptor
  • Screw pack

Software Specifications:

Operating System
  • Embedded Linux

Supported Clients

  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32/64- bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
  • Apple Mac OS X
  • Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
  • Mozilla Firefox 8+
  • Apple Safari 4+
  • Google Chrome

Multilingual Support

  • Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

File System

  • Internal Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4
  • External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+


  • TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)
  • Dual Gigabit NICs with Jumbo Frame *
    • Failover
    • Multi-IP Settings
    • Port Trunking/NIC Teaming
  • Service Binding Based on Network Interfaces *
  • Proxy Client, Proxy Server
  • DHCP Client, DHCP Server
  • Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
  • UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
  • USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support


  • Network Access Protection with Autoblocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/ SMB, AFP
  • CIFS Host Access Control for Shared Folders
  • FIPS 140-2 Validated AES 256-bit Volume-based Data Encryption **
  • AES 256-bit External Drive Encryption *
  • Importable SSL Certificate
  • Instant Alert via E-mail, SMS, Beep, and LCD Panel *

Disk Management

  • Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Online RAID Level Migration
  • Bad Block Scan and Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • RAID Recovery
  • Bitmap Support

Power Management

  • Wake on LAN *
  • Internal Hard Drive Standby Mode
  • Scheduled Power on/off
  • Automatic Power on after Power Recovery
  • USB and Network UPS Support with SNMP Management

Access Right Management

  • Batch Users Creation
  • Import/Export Users
  • User Quota Management
  • Local User Access Control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV,
  • Application Access Control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and Multimedia Station
  • Subfolder Permissions Support for CIFS/ SMB, AFP, FTP, and Web File Manager

myQNAPcloud Service

  • Private Cloud Storage and Sharing
  • Free Host Name Registration (DDNS)
  • Auto Router Configuration (via UPnP)
  • CloudLink for Remote Access without Complicated Router Setup
  • myQNAPcloud Connect for Easy VPN Connection (Windows VPN Utility)


  • Syncs Files among Multiple Devices through the NAS
  • Option for Not Removing Files on the NAS during Synchronization
  • Selective Synchronization
  • Shares Securely with SSL
  • Team Folder
  • Shares Files by Links via E-mail
  • Uploads Photos or Videos to Qsync Folder Automatically via Qfile
  • Restores Files from Network Recycle Bin
  • File Name Conflict Policy
  • Option for Filter Settings
  • Privilege Control for Qsync Users
  • Supports Windows & Mac OS

Web Administration

  • Multi-window, Multi-tasking based System Management
  • Movable Icons and Personalized Desktop
  • Smart Toolbar and Dashboard for Neat Display on System Status
  • Smart Fan Control
  • Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  • SNMP (v2 & v3)
  • Resource Monitor
  • Network Recycle Bin for File Deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
    • Automatic Cleanup
    • File Type Filter
  • Comprehensive Logs (Events & Connection)
  • Syslog Client/Server
  • Firmware Live Update
  • System Settings Backup and Restore
  • Restore to Factory Default
  • Mobile App Qmanager for Remote Monitoring

File Server

  • File Sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
  • Windows ACL
  • Advanced Folder Permission for CIFS/ SMB, AFP, FTP
  • Shared Folder Aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

FTP Server

  • FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
  • FXP Supported
  • Passive FTP Port Range Control

File Station

  • Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
  • Creates and Sends Download Links for Sharing Public Files with Expiration Time and Password Protection
  • Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers
  • Photo, Music, and Video Preview and Playback Empowered by Built-in Transcoding Technology
  • File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
  • Advanced Search
  • Mobile App: Qfile for File Browsing and Management

Backup Station

  • Remote Replication Server (over Rsync)
  • Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP Server
  • Works as Both RTRR Server & Client with Bandwidth Control
  • Real-time & Scheduled Backup
  • Encryption, Compression, File Filter, and Transfer Rate Limitation
  • Encrypted Replication between QNAP NAS Servers
  • Desktop Backup by QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
  • Apple Time Machine Support with Backup Management
  • Data Backup to Multiple External Storage Devices
  • Synchronizes with Cloud Storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform, Dropbox, and Google Drive
  • Third Party Backup Software Support: Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis True Image, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper, etc.
Print Server
  • Max No. of Printers: 3
  • Supports Internet Printing Protocol
  • Print Job Display and Management
  • IP-based and Domain Name-based Privilege Control
  • Supports Apple Bonjour Printing

Photo Station

  • Organizes Photos in Timeline Automatically
  • Tags Photos by Text, Color, and Rating for Quick Search
  • Slideshows with Background Music and Different Transition Effects
  • Animated Thumbnails for Videos *
  • Online Photo Editing by Pixlr Editor
  • Geotags Photos with Google Maps
  • Shares Slideshows and Photo through Email and Sharing Link
  • Publishes Slideshows to Social Websites (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Weibo, Plurk, and Renren)
  • Supported File Formats:
    • Photo: JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP and RAW
    • Video: MP4 (H.264 + AAC)

Music Station

  • Plays or Shares Music Collections with Web Browser
  • Automatic classification via Media Library
  • Local Playback with USB Speakers/ Sound Card
  • Music Streaming from DLNA/UPnP Media Servers
  • Internet Radio (MP3)
  • Music Alarm (up to 8 Alarms)
  • Supported Audio Formats: MP3, OGG, WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, APE, AAC

iTunes Server

  • Audio and Video Sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes
  • Smart Playlist

Video Station

  • Web Video Sharing
  • Video Categorization and Transcoding
  • Video Upload
  • Publish Videos to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

DLNA Server

  • Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and Players such as PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
  • On-the-fly Transcoding for Video and Audio *


  • Streams Videos, Photos and Music from NAS to Apple TV via Qfile or QAirplay’s Web-based Controller

Digital TV Station

  • DVB-T Digital TV Live View, Recording, and Playback
  • Supports up to 2 USB TV Tuners *
  • Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) with Scheduled Recording
    Note: The availability of DVB-T broadcasting and EPG may vary depending on geographic locations.

Download Station

  • PC-less BT, FTP, and HTTP Download (up to 500 Tasks)
  • BT Download with Magnet Link and PT Support
  • Supports TCP/UDP Tracker Protocol
  • Scheduled Download
  • Bandwidth Control
  • RSS Subscription and Download (Broadcatching)
  • Selectable Download Files
  • Configurable Saving Directory
  • HTTP/FTP Download
  • Bulk Download with Wildcard Settings
  • RapidShare Download Support
  • Website Subscription Service: YouTube, Vemeo, niconico
  • QNAP Download Management Software: QGet
    • For Both Windows & Mac OS
    • Manage the Download Tasks of Multiple QNAP NAS Remotely over LAN or WAN

HD Station * (for TS-x69L only)

  • Playbacks Videos, Music, Photos on TV with XBMC via HDMI Output
  • Watch Various Online Contents Such as YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, Shoutcast, etc.
  • Web Browser
  • Supports USB U.S. Keyboards and Mice
  • Supports Official XBMC Remote App
  • Qremote Remote Control App: iOS

1. For the best HD Station experience, QNAP recommends upgrading your Turbo NAS memory to 2GB or more.
2. The playback and quality of some video files may be affected due to the current CPU and GPU's decoding capability.
3. Currently the HDMI Audio Passthrough is not supported.

Surveillance Station Pro

  • Supports over 1,400 IP Cameras
  • Includes 1 Free Camera License
  • Up to 16 Camera Channels via Additional License Purchase *
  • Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for Advanced Video Search
  • Visual Aid by E-map
  • Surveillance Client for Mac
  • Mobile App: VMobile (iOS and Android)

DJ Station

  • Live Web Broadcast of Music Playlists
  • Music Sharing on Facebook, Google+, Twitter

APP Center

  • Adds New Features by Online Installation of over 90 Official and Community Software Add-ons (The actual available software add-ons may vary depending on the NAS platform)

Storage Plug & Connect

  • Creates and Maps Shared Folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder
  • Creates and Connects to iSCSI Target/LUN


  • iSCSI Target
  • Up to 256 Targets/LUNs Combined
  • Supports LUN Mapping & Masking
  • Online LUN Capacity Expansion
  • Supports SPC-3 Persistent Reservation
  • Supports MPIO & MC/S
  • iSCSI LUN Backup, One-time Snapshot, and Restore
  • Virtual Disk Drive (via iSCSI Initiator)

Domain Authentication Integration

  • Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
  • LDAP Server
  • LDAP Client
  • Domain Users Login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

VPN Server

  • Secure Remote Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services
  • Max No. of Clients: 30

* This feature may vary according to different models.
** The data encryption functions may not available in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.


Various handy utilities are available for you to work smartly with your Turbo NAS. These utilities help increase your productivity and make it absolutely easy with connecting the Turbo NAS, setting up the system, data backup and synchronization, downloading files, and so on.


Connect and set up NAS easily
Qfinder is a utility, available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, to quickly find and access the Turbo NAS over the LAN. Install the Finder on your computer, open it, and double click your Turbo NAS name, and the login page is ready for you.

Connect and set up NAS easily

Easily access the NAS by Storage Plug & Connect
Windows version of Qfinder provides a convenient way to connect to the Turbo NAS and map a network drive or a virtual disk. By creating a shared folder on the Turbo NAS and mapping it as a network drive, you can use it as an additional drive and store files on it as it is a local drive of the computer.

Easily access the NAS by Storage Plug & Connect

myQNAPcloud Connect

NAS Connection by VPN
myQNAPcloud Connect helps you access the published services of the Turbo NAS quickly and securely on the Internet. myQNAPcloud Connect application is designed for Windows PC users. By installing the myQNAPcloud Connect, you will be able to connect to the Turbo NAS and easily manage files by drag-and-drop within the Windows Explorer.

NAS Connection by VPN


Synchronize files anytime, anywhere
Qsync is a useful tool to synchronize files in multiple computers. It creates a specific “Qsync folder” in your devices that you can simply drop files in, and synchronizes the files to all your devices linked to the Turbo NAS.

Synchronize files anytime, anywhere

Sync in multiple ways

Full Sync
Whenever you add, edit, delete or rename a file on one computer, the change applies to all others linked with the Turbo NAS, so you have exactly identical contents on all your devices.

Full Sync

Smart Sync
Smart Sync

It allows you to remove files on one computer without affecting the copies stored on others that are linked with the Turbo NAS. However, when someone updates the files you deleted from another computer, you can still retrieve them in the Qsync folder.

Advanced Selective Sync

Advanced Selective Sync

With both Full Sync or Smart Sync options, you can choose to only sync specific sub-folders within the Qsync folder, useful if your computers have limited storage.

Share files and folders easilyShare files and folders easily

Quickly share files with download links
You can create download links to share files with people, even if they don't have an account on the Turbo NAS. This greatly reduces the time in creating user account and password for users.

Share folders for collaboration
Your life is connected with different groups of people. You can create sub-folders within the Qsync folder, and share each with different groups of Turbo NAS users as a file exchange center. Everyone in the same sub-folder is always kept up-to-date with the latest version of the files.

QNAP NetBak ReplicatorQNAP NetBak Replicator

Backup data on PC
The QNAP NetBak Replicator, provided with any Turbo NAS unit free of charge, helps you easily back up files from Windows PC - entire disk drives, documents, pictures, music, videos, fonts, emails, and more - to the Turbo NAS. The operation is very simple. You can do the backup task in just a few clicks using NetBak Replicator by the setting of real-time synchronization, scheduled backup and auto-backup from multiple PCs to the Turbo NAS.

NetBak Replicator also supports backing up to a remote server via FTP and WebDAV through the Internet. Imagine that you can backup new photos whenever on vacation. Even you are away from home, the convenient backup supports your memories.


Download Station monitor widget
QGet is a powerful utility for download management. The software is available for Windows and Mac computers, allowing the management of BT, HTTP, and FTP download tasks of Download Station on multiple Turbo NAS servers.

QGet enables you to add, remove, or watch your BT download jobs from LAN or WAN. You can manage your download tasks in school or at work. QGet supports intuitive drag and drop of torrent files, HTTP or FTP URL to the software interface for convenient adding of download tasks.

vsphere Client plug-invsphere Client plug-in

Manage QNAP NAS within vSphere Client
The Turbo NAS supports vSphere Client Plug-in that allows managing VMware datastores on the Turbo NAS directly from the vSphere client console. In a large-scale server virtualization environment, management is centralized and straightforward. Administrators can easily control the status of the Turbo NAS and datastores and create additional datastores to multiple ESXi hosts in just a few clicks.

Note: The TS-x51 series doesn't support vSphere Client plug-in.



Take screenshots, easy and fast
Qsnap is a handy utility assisting you to quickly capture screenshots on your PC, and easily edit, save, and share, enabling quick note-taking or productive communication in your work and life.

  • Hotkey capturing: Taking PC screenshots without complicated mouse operations.
  • Easy editing: Add emphasis or remove unnecessary elements with a range of editing tools.
  • Instant sharing: Simply drag and drop the screenshots to instant messengers and emails as attachments to share.


Download the QNAP Turbo NAS Home & SOHO Datasheet (PDF).

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