QNAP TS-451A-2G 4 Bay NAS Diskless

USB 3.0 QuickAccess | 4K HDMI playback and transcoding

SKU: TS-451A-2G

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The TS-451A provides the innovative USB 3.0 QuickAccess port that allows you to quickly complete the first-time NAS installation and to then directly access files and data stored on the NAS. It also supports two additional transmission modes: Ethernet NAS mode and iSCSI SAN block-based mode. Combining USB QuickAccess, NAS and iSCSI-SAN into one box, the TS-451A is a powerful but easy-to-use storage solution ideal for backup, synchronization, remote access, and entertainment. It greatly helps to boost productivity and can meet the demands of photographers and audiovisual enthusiasts for direct, quick access to files. The TS-451A is powered by an upgradable and high-performance 14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz processor, and supports 4K video playback and transcoding.

Features

 
14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core CPU and hardware-accelerated encryption engine

 

Test Environment:
NAS: TS-451A
OS: QTS 4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Seagate 1TB ST1000NM0033 HDDs: NAS and PCs are connected.
Client PCs:
Intel® Core™ i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; WD 1TB WD10EZEX;
Intel Gigabit CT( MTU 1500 ) ; Windows® 7 Professional 64bit SP1 & Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
IOMeter configuration: Multiple PCs via switch. Transferring 32GB file continuously to NAS for 3 minutes. Block size: 64KB for SMB2.0

Direct access to files with the USB QuickAccess port

* QfinderPro and USB QuickAccess support Windows 8.0 (and above) and Mac OS X 10.7(and above). Other versions may require driver installation.
**A USB cable is not included.

The TS-451A innovatively re-defines what NAS can do by providing a USB 3.0 QuickAccess/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution. It discards the restriction of conventional DAS that only allows connecting to one device, and breaks the cost barrier for a high-speed Ethernet solution. The TS-451A’s three data transmission modes not only work independently, but they also can simultaneously run with no bandwidth interference, allowing you to multi-task with utmost productivity.

USB QuickAccess Mode

“All NAS Users” (default): A NAS username and password are required to use QuickAccess to access data stored on the NAS.

  • “Selected Users and Groups”: Only authorized users/groups can use QuickAccess to access data stored on the NAS (a username or password is also required).

 

Ethernet NAS mode

 

iSCSI SAN block-based mode

*iSCSI initiator for Mac: ATTO Xtend SAN or SNS globalSAN; for Windows: Microsoft iSCSI initiator

Featuring advanced 8th-generation Intel® HD Graphics, the TS-451A supports 4K H.264 hardware decoding and delivers superior real-time 4K and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs*. With offline transcoding, even when you can only connect using a low-speed Internet connection, you can still enjoy smooth video playback via File Station, Video Station, and the Qfile mobile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution video. The TS-451A also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

Learn more: DLNA, File Station, Video Station, Qfile

HD Station (HybridDesk Station) is a powerful media player and web browser. With HDMI connectivity, you can connect the TS-451A to a HDTV or an A/V receiver to enjoy your rich multimedia content and 4K (H.264) videos with the best audiovisual experience. The TS-451A’s multi-channel audio passthrough* and its powerful real-time transcoding capability facilitate smooth and enhanced playback of 4K videos**. With HD Station, you can even watch online multimedia contents using 3rd-party media player, surf the web and manage the TS-451A. HD Station supports multi-tasking and user authentication so only authorized users can access the stored data.

*An HDMI receiver is required for decoding multi-channel surround sound.
** Audiovisual quality may vary due to system load and network environment.
Playback capability and quality may vary due to factors including the original file formats/quality, hardware and software limitations, and output devices.

Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia controls

*To stream multimedia via Chromecast, you must first install the Multimedia Extension Pack from the QTS App Center.

Enjoy an exclusive karaoke experience with OceanKTV

Note: The NAS must have at least 4GB RAM to run OceanKTV.

QTS – Simple and powerful

Learn more: QTS

Qsync turns your TS-451A into a safe, large-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-451A will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. It also supports centralized configuration, and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on a lost device to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

Learn more: Cross-platform File Sharing, Syslog service, Antivirus

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into a single QTS application for you to easily transfer your data to local or remote QNAP NAS, to remote servers and to cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. You can synchronize files between the TS-451A and cloud storage in real time - including Amazon® Drive, Google Drive™, Dropbox®, Microsoft OneDrive®, Yandex® Disk, and Box®, and back up files to Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure™, Google Cloud Storage™, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services. Hybrid Backup Sync can detect sparse files to avoid backing up unnecessary data, and supports file compression to save storage space. There are flexible settings for concurrent file processing and multi-threaded data transfer by splitting large files into smaller parts, greatly increasing the file transfer rate for greater work efficiency.

QTS Storage Manager features an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool to easily backup and restore data on the TS-451A back to any point of time in the event of data loss. You can take snapshots for volumes and LUN (up to 64 snapshots per volume/LUN and maximum 256 snapshots per NAS), efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots via Snapshot Replica to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting current system operations. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even if files are opened.

Learn more: Volume & LUN Snapshots

The TS-451A supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through all of the .eml files stored on the TS-451A and use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. You can also use the Google Chrome™ extension - Qsirch Helper - to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search™. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

QmailAgent: a mailroom center for your private cloud

Learn more: QmailAgent

The TS-451A’s QTS-Linux dual systems are based on QNAP’s advanced virtualization technologies. The revolutionary architecture of the TS-451A enables users to not only to enjoy the extraordinary QTS operating system and download rich apps from QTS App Center but also to develop or utilize IoT packages for Linux®. The TS-451A supports Ubuntu and allows users to develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-451A, providing a secure private storage and IoT development solution. Simply plug in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor to the TS-451A, and use the Linux Station as if you were using a PC*. You can also operate Ubuntu in Linux Station as a remote desktop via web browser for instant management**.

Learn more: QTS, Linux Station

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-451A and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VM. Virtualization Station allows the TS-451A and VMs to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed Virtual Switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs as well as between VMs and NAS through the internal interface. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TS-451A without any complex procedures.

Learn more: Virtualization Station, P2V, Container Station, QIoT Containers

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-451A. The TS-451A includes 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 32 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Use NAS to expand NAS capacity with Virtual JBOD

*Remote QNAP NAS must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or newer). Up to 8 remote NAS units can be mounted.

14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz (up to 2.48GHz)
?,AES-NI
System Memory 2GB DDR3L (2 x 1GB)
Maximum Memory 2 x SODIMM DDR3L (For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)
Flash Memory 4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs
GbE LAN 3 x USB 3.0 ports (Front: 1, Rear:2)
SD Card Reader ? (USB 3.0 Micro-B); USB cable is not included
HDMI 3.5mm Microphone Input jack (for dynamic microphone)
Audio Output Status/Power,USB,HDD 1,HDD 2,HDD 3,HDD 4
Button ?, supports QNAP RM-IR002 and MCE-compliant remote controls
Others 169 x 160 x 219 mm
6.65 x 6.3 x 8.62 inch (HxWxD)
Weight 0-40°C
Relative Humidity 18.1 dB (A)
Refer to ISO 7779 ; Maximum HDD loaded ; Bystander Position ; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS
Power Consumption 96W AC power adapter, 100-240V AC
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SKU TS-451A-2G
Model # TS-451A-2G
Barcode # 885022011025
Brand Qnap
Shipping Weight 3.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.170m
Shipping Height 0.220m
Shipping Length 0.160m
Shipping Cubic 0.005984m3
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2 Years Manufacturer Warranty

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