QNAP TS-231 2-Bay Turbo NAS Network Storage with 512MB RAM

USD 235.5395 SKU: TS-231

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General Type
Network Storage (2.5"/3.5" SATA 6Gbps)
General Features
RAM: 512 MB DDR3L, Flash Memory: 512MB, Fan: 1 x quiet cooling fan (7 cm, 12V DC), CPU: Freescale ARM-7 Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2GHz Processor, Floating Point Unit, Hardware Encryption Engine
General Interface
3 USB 3.0, 1 x eSATA Port (Support USB & eSATA Storage Devices, USB Printer, Pen Drive, and UPS)
Expansion And Connectivity Interfaces
2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet Port
Expansion And Connectivity Compatible Bays
2-Bay Turbo NAS
Power Source
External Power Adapter, 60W, 100-240V
Physical Dimensions
165.8 x 102 x 225 mm
Physical Weight
2.92 kg
Others Temperature
0 - 40˚C / 32~104°F
Others Additional Features
Secure Design: Kensington security slot for theft prevention, Certification: FCC, CE, BSMI, VCCI, C-TICK, Humidity: 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C, Alarm Buzzer: System warning


QNAP TS-231 2-Bay Turbo NAS Network Storage with 512MB RAM
The TS-231 is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. With the Notes Station, you can easily create digital notes on your private cloud and share with friends and colleagues at no extra cost. Powered by an advanced ARM Cortex A9 dual-core processor, the TS-231 delivers incredible performance as a home NAS with three USB 3.0, one eSATA, and dual LAN ports. See how TS-231 can enhance your digital lifestyle.

Dual-Core Processor Delivers High Performance
Equipped with powerful yet energy efficient Freescale ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2GHz processor, the TS-231 is a high-performance home NAS providing incredible performance of up to 110MB/s read and 80MB/s write throughput. The TS-231’s enhanced encryption and decryption performance provides transfer speeds of over 30MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance and security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-231. You can also use the TS-231 as a home multimedia hub to enjoy your photo, music and videos while downloading or backing up files without impacting the TS-231’s performance. When installed with the latest 802.11ac or dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi USB adapter, the TS-231 can offer remarkably high speeds for transferring large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-consuming multimedia.

High Efficiency with Dual LAN Support
The TS-231 supports multiple port trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover and dual IP are also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

QTS Simple and Efficient
Thanks to QTS intuitive user interface, system operations of the TS-231 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.

Well-Rounded Backup Solutions to Secure Data
By connecting external drives to the Turbo NAS via eSATA or USB, you can easily configure and copy shared folders on the TS-231 to external devices. The front panel USB port features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TS-231 or alternatively to back up data from the TS-231 to external drives. QNAP’s NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup for Windows (including Outlook email archiving) and Mac OS X users can use Time Machine to effortlessly back up data to the TS-231. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.

Enhance Productivity with eSATA and Multiple USB 3.0 Ports
Equipped with an eSATA and three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-231 allows you to flexibly arrange tasks with a wide range of external devices without interrupting your current workflow. You can back up files to USB drives and eSATA enclosures, access data stored on SD cards via USB card readers, share up to 3 printers via network, and connect to a UPS to ensure a continual power supply.

Energy Saving
The TS-231 features an energy efficient dual-core ARM processor that maintains high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online personal cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

  • Build a private cloud-based notebook and share with friends and colleagues with the Notes Station and Qnotes mobile app
  • Organize and manage files and backup tasks in one centralized location
  • Synchronize files between computers, laptops, and mobile devices
  • Archive, manage, enjoy and share media collections with the dedicated Photo Station, Video Station and Music Station apps
  • Enjoy family videos, movies, music, and photos on your TV with DLNA and AirPlay streaming
  • Transcode videos offline and enjoy smooth video streaming even when your network connection is restricted
  • Create a 24/7 surveillance center for your home/small office