Product information: TS-212-E 2 Bay Network Attached Storage For Personal Cloud
The TS-212-E is a powerful yet easy to use networked storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. As your personal cloud, you will always be connected to your files and your files are always under your control. See how TS-212-E featuring the QTS 4.0 can make your digital life easier, simpler and more convenient.
- Organize your content and backups in one centralized location.
- Synchronize files between computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
- Collect, enjoy, and share your large photo, music, and video collection.
- Enjoy HD movies or family videos on TV when streamed through various network players.
- Access, manage and enjoy all your files with your tablets and smartphones.
- Enjoy the App Center with more than 90 install-on-demand apps to increase diverse applications on the TS-212-E.
Easy system setup on start.qnap.com
The TS-212-E provides system installation without using a CD. Simply visit the setup portal start.qnap.com and follow the setup guide to complete the system setup and download the utilities you want. For beginners, the TS-212-E features an "Auto Setup" option to provide an easy way to set up the TS-212-E with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.
Intuitive operation with zero learning
The TS-212-E features the brand new QTS 4.0 Turbo NAS operating system. The familiar multi-window design and multi-tasking design ability effectively increases operation efficiency. The intelligent desktop provides numerous innovative features, including Main Menu, graphic Dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers, and the smart Toolbar. It requires virtually no learning to get started.
A private cloud without constraints.
In contrast to the limited storage space and security concerns of public cloud services, the TS-212-E is advantageous for establishing a secure and large-capacity private cloud. myQNAPcloud service allows remote access to the TS-212-E from anywhere. You can easily get access to the TS-212-E, instantly share multimedia contents and check the system status via the Internet whether you are on the bus or in a coffee shop.
Dropbox-like file sync across devices
Is Dropbox not enough to satisfy your storage needs? With Qsync, your TS-212-E is turned into a safe data center for file synchronization. Every file uploaded to the TS-212-E will be made available for all linked devices including computers, laptops and mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers as it ensures the most up-to-date files are accessible on all linked devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.
Access, sync and share on your mobile devices
The TS-212-E is your private cloud storage that virtually enlarges the capacity of your smart mobile devices. Qfile allows you to access, upload, download, manage, and share stored files easily as if you are carrying tons of files in your pocket. The Qfile app for iOS also allows users to browse videos and photos stored on the TS-212-E and play on the TV via AirPlay. Qmanager lets you monitor and manage the TS-212-E remotely and efficiently without turning on a PC.
Photo albums on the cloud
The TS-212-E acts as your photo vault for you to back up your favorite photos. The Photo Station makes photo sharing simple, and you can designate your own access right controls. Simply upload your photos to the TS-212-E to create and organize your photo albums through a web browser, and share with your family and friends through social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Pinterest. With the Qfile mobile app in your iOSR or Android? devices you can instantly upload photos on your mobile devices to the TS-212-E.
Build your home music library and enjoy music anywhere
The Music Station helps categorize your music collection, and displays album covers to easily organize your personal playlists. Through the music station web player, you can enjoy your music anytime, anywhere with a few clicks. Thousands of local and global online Internet radio programs are also built-into the Music Station for you to enjoy.
Turn your living room into a movie theater
Being DLNA compliant, you can view photos, play videos, and listen to music on the TS-212-E on any DLNA devices, such as HDTVs, video game consoles, Hi-Fi systems, and even stream Internet radio stations from all over the world. The TS-212-E combines smart TV and Hi-Fi systems perfectly to provide you with the utmost multimedia experience.
Watch, record, and play digital TV programs
The Digital TV Station extends your multimedia experience to digital TV programs. Insert the DVB-T USB TV tuner to the TS-212-E, and then you can log on to the Digital TV Station web interface to watch or record digital TV shows. The over-the-air EPG (Electronic Program Guide) is available for scheduled recordings. Just set recording schedules, sit back, and enjoy the shows on your computer whenever it's convenient.
24/7 download center
The TS-212-E is a perfect download center for high speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), eMule, FTP, and HTTP downloads. After the download tasks are set ready, you can turn off the computer, and the TS-212-E will download as many HD videos as you want. With the QGet utility you can manage your download tasks on multiple NAS devices remotely on the local network or the Internet.
A surveillance solution with 24/7 security
The Surveillance Station turns the TS-212-E into a professional surveillance solution with the user-friendly management interface, a wide range of compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It also supports real-time monitoring, recording & playback with a wide range of customizable settings, and with the VMobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices you can manage the monitoring of cameras anytime, anywhere, for total surveillance of your monitored environment.
Install apps on demand to extend NAS functionality
The QNAP App Center provides a wide range of apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. The App Center is a centralized location for installing, managing, and updating apps on demand. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless opportunities for the TS-212-E.
Reliable RAID protection
The TS-212-E supports comprehensive RAID configuration and hot-swapping to allow hard drive replacement without system interruption. QNAP’s advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are removed from a degraded RAID volume by mistake. The system can be recovered to degraded mode by reinserting the wrongly removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible.
Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
QNAP Netbak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to the TS-212-E. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.
Excellent performance for multimedia entertainment
The TS-212-E is an 2-bay model for home and small offices. Featuring a powerful 1.6 GHz Processor, the TS-212-E delivers excellent performance in file storage, multimedia applications and serving concurrent tasks at the same time. The TS-212-E provides 2 X USB 3.0 ports which enable speedy data backup to external storage devices.
Flexible & diverse, yet simple.
Supporting SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s hard drives and various 3.5”/2.5” hard drives and SSDs, the TS-212-E provides users with high flexibility in selecting hard drives. The various inbuilt I/O ports help accommodate different peripherals, including external storage devices and printers. Meanwhile, the TS-212-E allows file sharing and storage on different operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX. The simplified system setup process and the friendly-designed graphical user interface enable anyone to easily build up a business private cloud even without IT expertise. The TS-212-E has flexible and diverse features, but is simple to use.
The TS-212-E features green technology that assists in saving electricity. The smart fan can automatically adjust its speed based on system use while the hard disk standby mode sets the hard disks to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period. These features and more lower energy consumption and expand the lifespan of your system and hard disks. You can also flexibly set up automatic system power on, off, or reset the TS-212-E.