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Written by Olin Coles   
Friday, 07 November 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
QNAP TS-509 Pro Gigabit 5-Bay SATA NAS Server
Closer Look: Turbo Station
TS-509 Detailed Features
Turbo Station Features
QPKG Center Software Expansion
TS-509 Pro Specifications
NAS Testing Methodology
NAS Testing Results
RAID-5 Test Results
Turbo Station Final Thoughts
QNAP TS-509 Pro Conclusion

TS-509 Pro Specifications

Processor Intel Celeron Processor 1.6GHz
Memory 1GB DDRII RAM, 128MB flash (DOM)
HDD Capacity 5 x 3.5" SATA I/II HDD, up to 5TB (the standard system is shipped without HDD)
HDD Tray 5 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators Status, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4, HDD 5, LAN, USB
USB 5 x USB 2.0 (Front: 1; Back: 4)
Support USB printer, disk, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
eSATA 1 x eSATA port (Back)
Buttons System: Power button, USB one-touch backup button, reset button
LCD Panel Mono-LCD display with backlight Enter button, Select button for configuration
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions 261.1(D) x 188.5(W) x 261.1(H) mm
10.28(D) x 7.42(W) x 10.28(H) inch
Net weight: 6.4Kg (w/o power adaptor)
14.11lb (w/o power adaptor)
Gross weight: 7Kg (full package)
15.43lb (full package)
Operation Environment Temperature 0~40ËšC
Humidity 0~95% R.H.
Power Supply ATX 250W, Input: 100-264 Vac~, 46-63Hz, 5A
Power Consumption Sleep mode 47.3W
In operation 84.7W
Secure Design K-Lock security slot for theft prevention
VGA Reserved VGA interface for maintenance
RS-232 RS-232 x1
Fan 12cm quiet cooling fan (12V DC)
Sound Level: Standby: 34.2 dB
In operation: 41.2dB

I know that most times the testing methodology is skipped over by readers like a legal disclaimer. But hopefully, I can persuade you to read it through. You see, I will do something more people should do in their work: I will educate you. It's almost guaranteed.

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# HDD compatabilityMarcel 2010-03-17 03:26

I was wondering if anyone knows if this is compatable with the
Barracuda® XT Desktop Hard Drives
Model ST32000641AS SATA 6Gb/s 2 TB

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# Fully compatibleOlin Coles 2010-03-17 07:10
The QNAP TS-509 Pro is fully compatible with the Barracuda XT hard drive.
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