QNAP TS-212P 2-bay Customizable Turbo NAS
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2-bay Home & SOHO NAS for Personal Cloud and Social Sharing
- Multi-window, multi-tasking GUI
- Data storage, backup, sharing and disaster recovery
- Rich multimedia applications for entertainment
- Dropbox like file synchronization
Simple yet Powerful Storage
Featuring with new QTS 4.0 Operation 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 below:
Easier Operations on QTS 4.0 Desktop
The QTS 4.0 Desktop including quick start 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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Teamwork is everything
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
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
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
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
The TS-212P supports Apple AirPlay function. You can enjoy video and multimedia contents on AirPlay-enabled 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
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
The TS-212P is a perfect download center for high speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), eMule, FTP, and HTTP download. Your computer never needs to be on when you download your files and managing your download can be done through any web browser. 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
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
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
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
Installation process is done completely through the cloud. Simply visit the setup portal, start.qnap.com, 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 Turbo NAS with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.
The TS-212P supports large storage capacity, fulfilling the increasing demand for storage. It supports comprehensive RAID management and online RAID capacity expansion appropriately storing important data and reducing risks of data loss.
Powered by the Marvell ARM 1.6 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.
All-in-One NAS Server 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.
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.
General Brand QNAP Model TS-212P Highlights QNAP TS-212P 2-bay Turbo NAS, Diskless, Marvell 6282 (1.60GHz) Processor, 512MB DDR3 RAM, 16MB Flash Memory, VMware Ready and Citrix Ready Certification, 2-bay Home & SOHO NAS for Personal Cloud and Social Sharing. Hardware Specification CPU Marvell 6282 1.6GHz DRAM 512MB DDR3 RAM Flash Memory 16MB HDD 2 x 3.5" SATA I/II hard disk drive (HDD)
For the hard disk drive compatibility list, please visit http://www.qnap.com/en/?sn=3877&lang=en
LAN Port 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port LED Indicator 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 Form Factor Portable Dimension 165.5 x 85 x 218.4 mm (H x W x D)
6.52 x 3.35 x 8.60 inch (H x W x D)
Weight Net weight : 0.91 Kg / 2.01 lbs
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 2.20 kg / 4.85 lb
Power Consumption Sleep mode: 6W
In operation: 13W
(with 2 x 500GB HDD installed)
Temperature 0~40˚C/ 32~104°F Humidity 5~95% RH 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 (6 cm, 12V DC) Software Specification Operating System QTS 4.0 Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Vista, Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
Apple Mac OS X
Linux & UNIX
Supported Web Browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10
Mozilla Firefox 8+
Apple Safari 4+
File System Internal HDD: EXT3, EXT4
External HDD: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
Networking TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)
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
TFTP Server with PXE Booting
UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support
Backup Solution Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
Works as Both RTRR Server & Client with Bandwidth Control
Real-time & Scheduled Backup
Encryption, Compression, File Filter, and Transfer Rate Limitation
Block-level Remote Replication
Works as Both Rsync Server & Client with Bandwidth Control
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
Data Backup to Cloud Storage (Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform, and Google Drive)
Security IP Filter and Policy-based Automatic IP Blocking
Network Access Protection with Auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP (S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
Encrypted Access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL/TLS (Explicit), SSH/SFTP (admin only), Encrypted Remote Replication between QNAP NAS Servers (Rsync over SSH)
CIFS Host Access Control for Shared Folders
Importable SSL Certificate
Instant Alert via E-mail, SMS, Instant Messaging (Windows Live), and Beep.
Disk Management Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1
Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Online RAID Level Migration
Bad Block Scan and Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
iSCSI (IP SAN) iSCSI Target with Multiple LUNS per Target (Up to 256 Targets/LUNs Combined)
LUN Mapping & Masking
Online LUN Capacity Expansion
Supports SPC-3 Persistent Reservation
Supports MPIO & MC/S
iSCSI LUN Backup, One-time Snapshot, and Restore
iSCSI Connection and Management by QNAP Finder (Windows)
Stack Chaining Master: Up to 8 Virtual Disk Drives (via iSCSI Initiator)
Server Virtualization & Clustering Supports VMware vSphere (ESX/ESXi 4.x, ESXi 5.x)
Supports Citrix XenServer 5.x, 6.x
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster
Power Management Wake on LAN
Internal Hard Drive Standby Mode
Scheduled Power on/off (Max 15 Settings)
Automatic Power on after Power Recovery
USB and Network UPS Support with SNMP Management
Access Right Management Max No. of Users: 2,048
Max No. of User Groups: 256
Max No. of Network Shares: 256
Batch Users Creation
User Quota Management
Local User Access Control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV,
Application Access Control for Photo Station, Music Station, and Video Station
Subfolder Permissions Support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Domain Authentication Integration Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
Domain Users Login via 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 Easy VPN Connection (Windows VPN Utility)
Storage Plug & Play Windows Software: QNAP Finder
Create and Map Shared Folders
Create and Connect to iSCSI Target/LUN
Web Administration Smart Fan Control
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
SNMP (v2 & v3)
Network Recycle Bin for File Deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
File Type Filter
Comprehensive Logs (Events & Connection)
Firmware Live Update
System Settings Backup and Restore
Restore to Factory Default
Mobile App Qmanager for Remote Monitoring
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 Powerful All-in-one server Photo Station Supported File Formats:
- Photo: JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, RAW (.arw, .srf, .sr2, .dcr, .kdc, .cr2, .crw, .nef, mrw, .pef, .paf, .3fr, .erf, .mef, .mos, .orf, .rw2, .dng, .x3f, .tif, .nrw, .raf)
- Video: FLV, MPEG-4 Video (H.264 + AAC)
Image Slideshow with Background Music, Thumbnails, and Different Transition Effects
Online Photo Editing by Pixlr Editor
Geotagging Photos with Google Maps
Slideshow Sharing (from Private Albums) with Password Protection
Photo Publishing to Social Websites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Plurk, and Blogger)
Photo Sharing by Email
Music Station Supported Audio Formats:
- MP3, OGG, WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, APE, AAC
Music Streaming from DLNA/UPnP Media Servers
Internet Radio (MP3)
Remote Playback Control by QNAP Mobile App: QMobile
iTunes Server Audio and Video Sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes (MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG-4, AAC, and M4A)
Video Station Web Video Sharing
Video Categorization and Transcoding
- Supported format: mv,avi,divx,3gp,mov,mpeg, mpg,xvid,flv,asf,rm,dat,mp4
- Up to 2048MB in Size
- Up to 320 Minutes in Length
- Batch Upload (Max 50 Files)
Publish Videos to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
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.
DJ Station Live Web Broadcast of Music Playlists Music Sharing on Facebook 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
- Configurable Port Range
- Bandwidth Control
- RSS Subscription and Download (Broadcatching)
- Selectable Download Files
- Configurable Saving Directory
- Bulk Download with Wildcard Settings
RapidShare Download Support
Website Subscription Service: YouTube
QNAP Download Management Software: QGet
- For Both Windows & Mac OS
- Manage the Download Tasks of Multiple QNAP NAS Remotely over LAN or WAN
Surveillance Station Pro Supports over 1,400 IP cameras
Includes 1 Free Camera License
Up to 8 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)
File Station File Sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
Advanced Folder Permission for SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Shared Folder Aggregation (CIFS/SMB)File Manager
- Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
- File Viewing via Google Doc
- Create and Send Download Links for Public File Sharing with Expiration Time and Password Protection
- File drag-n-drop via Chrome and Firefox browsers
- Photo, Music, and Video Preview and Playback with Transcoding
- File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
- Advanced Search
Mobile App: Qfile for File Browsing and Management
FTP Server FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
Max No. of Concurrent Connections: 256
Passive FTP Port Range Control
FTP Bandwidth & Connection Control
Backup Station Remote Replication Server (over Rsync)
Real-time Remote Replication to another QNAP NAS or FTP Server
Apple Time Machine Support
Windows Client Backup Application: QNAP NetBak Replicator
Third Party Backup Software Support: Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis True Image, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper, etc.
App Center Add New Features by Online Installation of Official and Community Apps
The actual available apps may vary depending on the NAS platform.
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
VPN Server Secure Remote Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN Services
Remote Access to Other Resources on Local Network
Max No. of Clients: 30
Web Server HTTP/HTTPS Connections
Supports WebDAV Connection
Supports Virtual Host (Max: 32)
Importable SSL Certificate
Database Server Built-in MySQL Server
Web-based Management via phpMyAdmin (App Center)
Syslog Server Centralized Log Monitoring and Archiving
Instant E-mail Alerts
Supports Log Filtering
RADIUS Server Centralized Account Management and Authentication for Network Access
Supports PAP, EAP-TLS/PAP, and EAPTTLS/PAP Authentication
Antivirus Protection against Viruses, Trojans, and Other Threats
Free Virus Databases Update on Manual or Scheduled Basis
Multiple Scan Tasks (Max: 64, Concurrent: 5) with Custom Folder Selection and Scheduled Scanning
Email Notification upon Task Completion or Virus Detection
Quarantines or Deletes Infected Files
Packaging Package Content TS-212P x 1
Adapter x 1
Power Cord x 1
Ethernet Cable x 1
SATA Cable x 1
SATA Power Cable x 1
Quick Installation Guide x 1