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Written by Nitin Kumar - Edited by Olin Coles   
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
QNAP TS-109 Pro SATA Gigabit NAS
QNAP NAS Features
QNAP TS-109 Pro Specifications
QNAP TS-109 Pro Exterior
Product Name Interior
NAS Testing Methodology
Testing Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

QNAP TS-109 Pro Specifications

Processor:

SoC 500MHz

Memory:

128MB DDR II RAM, 8MB Flash

HDD Capacity:

1 x 3.5" SATA I/II HDD, up to 1TB, expandable to 2TB via eSATA/USB (the HDD is not included)

LAN Port:

1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port

LED Indicators:

USB, Status, eSATA, HDD, LAN, Power

USB:

3 x USB 2.0, support USB printer,
disk, digital camera, pen drive, card reader, USB hub

eSATA:

1 x eSATA port

Buttons:

Intelligent USB auto copy button
Power Button
Reset Button

Alarm Buzzer:

System warning

Form Factor:

Portable desktop

Dimensions:

210(D) x 60(W) x 182(H) mm

Weight:

Net weight: 1.2Kg
Gross weight: 2.1Kg

Operation Environment:

Temperature 0~35°C
Humidity 0~95% R.H

Power Supply:

External power adapter, 12V, 36W, 100~240V

Power Consumption:

Sleep mode 6.6W
In operation 14.4W

Energy-saving Design:

Fanless, HDD sleep mode
Low power consumption & noise-free

Thermal Solution:

Heat dissipation by aluminum case

Secure Design:

K-Lock security slot for theft prevention
Power cord hook for kicking-off prevention


Software Specifications:

File server:

Share files across Windows/ Mac/ Linux/ Unix and centralized management

FTP server: Access file from remote location via FTP server; Supports up to 32 concurrent connections ; FTP with SSL/TLS (Explicit) encryption ; Passive FTP Port Range Control

Backup server:

Client-side backup software-NetBak Replicator supports instant, schedule and real time backup

3rd party backup software support: Arconics True Image, CA BrightStor ARCserver Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec

Mirror station:

Protect data by Q-RAID 1 technology

Print server:

Network printer sharing via USB (Support Windows platform only)

Disaster Recovery:

Block level remote replication supports instant and schedule remote backup management ; support synchronization mode

Web Server:

Establish users' own web page and interactive websites with PHP; SQLite and MySQL dual support

MySQL Server:

Support MySQL database server

UPnP MediaServer:

Support UPnP/ DLNA multimedia technology; Share stored photos and home videos on TV, listen to music on Hi-Fi system via DMP, PS3 or Xbox 360

Enjoy more than hundreds of worldwide Internet radio (TwonkyMedia)
Support content format
Music: MP3, WMA, WAV, 3GP, M4A, MP4, LPCM, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP2, AC3, MPA, MP1, AIF
Photo: JPEG, PNG, TIF, BMP
Video: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2-TS, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, VOB, DivX, 3GP, VDR, ASF, MPE, DVR-MS, Xvid, M1V, M4V
Internet Radio: vTuner, Shoutcast
Playlists: WPL, PLS, M3U
PS3 supports the following content format:
Music: MP3, WMA
Photo: JPEG
Video: MPEG1,MPEG2, some MPEG4 profiles
Xbox360 supports the following content format:
Music: MP3, WMA
Photo: JPEG
Video: WMV

iTunes Server:

Act as an iTunes server on your network, and you can play all your music files by iTunes software on your PC/ NB.

Support content format
Audio: mp3, m4a, m4p, aif, wav
Playlist: m3u

Multimedia Station:

Image Slide show, Rotate (+90°, -90°)
Showing photo's details: dates, exposure time, aperture, etc.
Auto generating thumbnails for easy browsing
Album Management
Multimedia (video, audio) file local play
Automatic file categorization

Download Station:

Support BitTorrent/ FTP/ HTTP Download (without PC)
Unique remote control software: QGet (Windows-based application), allows you to control multiple Turbo Stations on one PC.
BitTorrent download supports DHT
Download task management (Automatic relaying if interrupted)
Download configuration (Current seed number, configurable port range, bandwidth control, download percentage, UPnP NAT port forwarding for BitTorrent download)
Support access from Mac by Mozilla Firefox

Software Specifications
Operation System:

Linux embedded system

Networking:

TCP/IP, DHCP Client, DHCP Server, CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, DDNS, NTP, Jumbo Frame

File System:

EXT3 (Internal/external HDD)
FAT (External HDD)
NTFS (External HDD, read only)

Supported Clients:

Microsoft Windows 98/ME/NT/ 2000/XP/2003/Vista
Mac OS9/OSX
Linux and Unix

Disk Management:

User quota management (Per user)
Disk usage status
Check disk (Check Linux file system)
Bad blocks scan

User Management:

Windows AD service support
User account management (max 256 users)
User group management (max 128 groups)

File System Management:

Network share management (max 256 Shares)
Share folder level ACL support
Unicode support
Journaling file system
Unique web file manager

System Tools:

E-mail alert (support SMTP authentication)
HDD standby mode setting
Disk usage alert
Auto power on after power loss
System firmware upgrade
Change homepage Logo
Backup, Restore, Reset system setting
Changeable Protocol Management
Easy IP Filter Control
Romote Login by SSH / Telnet connection
UPS Support
Network recycle bin

Event Log:

Display system log / alert / error

Multi-language:

English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian

Triple Backup Solution:

PC client backup software-NetBak Replicator: Instant/ Schedule/ Auto-sync backup
Remote Replication: Remote file backup
Unique Q-RAID 1 mirroring backup to external HDD via USB or eSATA



 

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