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QNAP TS-109 Turbo NAS is the most powerful Network Attached Storage (NAS) product designed for SOHO/ Home users. With the friendly web-based interface, users can easily set up a network system for all sorts of storage applications without MIS help.



QNAP TS-109 Turbo NAS is the most powerful Network Attached Storage (NAS) product designed for SOHO/ Home users. With the friendly web-based interface, users can easily set up a network system for all sorts of storage applications without MIS help. With stylish silver/ black aluminum housing, noise-free (Silent PC) design, easy installation, and complete server feature sets, you can easily build up a perfect multimedia storage center for backing up and sharing multimedia files with your friends and family. TS-109 provides a lot of attractive server functions, such as iTunes Server, UPnP/ DLNA Media Server (TwonkyMedia) with Internet Radio, Multimedia Station, BitTorrent Download Station, etc. for multimedia applications.

All-in-one NAS server also provides the most complete backup solution for SOHO/ Home users: Remote Replication (R.R); Anto-Sync/ Instant/ Schedule client backup by professional Netbak Replicator; Unique Q-RAID 1 mirroring for real-time system redundancy to secure the priceless files safely. QNAP TS-109 Turbo NAS supports high volume SATA disk of up to 1 TB and is extendable to 2 TB by ultra-fast eSATA and USB 2.0 port. Besides, more valuable features such as disk checking, bad block scanning, and network recycle bin, etc. are included. TS-109 is definitely one of the most powerful and safest repository to ensure all of your precious digital files be stored securely and will never be lost or damaged. TS-109 can run 24x7 without any fan noise at low power consumption for only 14.4W. It is perfectly designed for a quiet SOHO/ Home environment.

Powerful 12-in-1 NAS Server

File Server
The principle purpose of file server is for data storage and sharing. Data security and access management are the major concerns of most users. The Turbo NAS allows server manager to create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota for each user. Thus, personal data stored on the Turbo NAS is well protected.
FTP Server
Having troubles with sending large files by e-mail due to the limited capacity? You can establish your own FTP server by using the Turbo NAS. You can manage the access authority of the FTP server and share your files with your friends or customers easily in a few steps.
Backup Server
QNAP's Turbo NAS brings you the enterprise-class technology to make backup extremely simple and efficient! The intelligent automatic backup software, NetBak Replicator, is provided for users to perform real-time synchronization or schedule backup from multiple PCs to the Turbo NAS.
Encrypted Remote Replication
Encrypted remote replication provides high level of data protection. Files can be backed up from the Turbo NAS to other QNAP NAS products in remote locations. Advanced options including data compression, block-level incremental backup, and data synchronization are supported to optimize the bandwidth and time for data backup.
Web Server with Built-in phpMyAdmin, Joomla!
With the built-in phpMyAdmin, Joomla!, MySQL and SQLite, SOHO and home users can easily set up their own web server. With the editable php.ini support, there is no need of going through all the hassles of setting up a web server. You can either develop programs by yourself or download a variety of open-sourced applications, such as online shops, forums, blogs, etc.
MySQL Server
The Turbo NAS is the most affordable choice as a standalone database server for system integrators. It can be flexibly applied in various deployments such as a database server of another web server in remote site or as an additional backup database server to achieve system redundancy.
Printer Server
You can share your printer device over the network by simply connecting a USB printer (max. 3 sets) to the Turbo NAS's USB port and enabling the printer sharing function.
UPnP Media Server (with built-in TwonkyMedia Server)
The Turbo NAS is a perfect media storage center and works well with UPnP/ DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compliant DMA. You can use the Turbo NAS and the DMP to play the digital image or video on TV or listen to music or Internet radio without using any PC. The upgrade in DLNA TwonkyMedia version 4.4.5 on QNAP NAS supports the most popular DivX video streaming to and playing by Sony PS3. The music, image, and video sharing function of PS3 on the network is further exerted. The high compatibility, energy-saving and reliable features have made QNAP NAS the first choice for setting up the digital home multimedia centre.
Photo Sharing
Now you can share photos with your family and friends by the Turbo NAS. By uploading your photos to the Turbo NAS, the server automatically generates a web-based photo album with thumbnails and details, such as date, resolution, focal length, and aperture. You can browse and share the digital photos in a convenient way!
Download Station
The Turbo NAS serves as a continuous download machine without turning on your PC. The Turbo NAS supports download through BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP. For BitTorrent download, brand-new BT Engine is embedded with the Turbo NAS. Users will enjoy the super high speed through TCP/ UDP, and encrypted BT download function. Meanwhile, DHT (Distributed Hash Tables) is also supported.
iTunes Server
Music fans and Apple enthusiasts will be certainly rocked by the coolest music-sharing feature of the Turbo NAS! All your MP3 music can be collectively stored and streamed to Mac or Windows PC. It supports the playlist which users can just turn on the iTunes program and enjoy all the music around your home network!

Surveillance Station
The Surveillance Station enables users to configure and connect two IP cameras simultaneously and remotely manage the functions, including real time monitoring, recording, and playback by IE browser over the Internet. Users can flexibly define the recording settings: continuous recording, motion-detection recording, and schedule recording according to their security plan. All the files are stored in AVI format with time stamp, users can easily search and play the files by Windows Media Player.

The most comprehensive support for numerous brands of IP cameras
The Surveillance Station of QNAP NAS supports all the leading network camera brands such as AXIS, D-Link, IPUX, LevelOne, Linksys, Panasonic and Vivotek etc. By using particular models, users can use two-way video and audio monitoring and recording, and smart PTZ control to control the monitoring direction via the web interface. Each of the supported cameras has been put through stringent tests with the NAS series in QNAP's laboratory to guarantee 100% compatibility and reliability with all these camera brands.

Software expansion via QPKG Center
The QPKG software package platform enables the users to maximize the usage of Turbo NAS by installing additional software packages developed from the users and community worldwide. This can be done by simple "download & install" clicking without going through any complicated process.

No fan design
The fan used inside a device is for the purpose of cooling system, no matter how quiet it is, the fan has to be activated for air ventilation. Somehow, it is inevitable to generate intermittent chirping noise which distracts your work or diminishes your enjoyment. TS-109 II adapts no fan design approach by using silver/ black aluminum case for thermal dissipation. It provides an absolute quiet working environment for you!!
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Exclusive Q-RAID 1 Data Backup
The Turbo NAS supports exclusive Q-RAID 1 advanced data backup function. The data on NAS can be synchronized to the external USB or eSATA drive. If the internal hard drive on the NAS should fail, users can install the external SATA hard drive to the NAS to restore the data and normal system operation.

S.M.A.R.T & Advanced HDD Health Scanning (HHS)
The Turbo NAS supports Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which enables users to monitor the status of hard disk drive and check the potential problems. This tool helps to prevent the unexpected failure of hard disk and avoid critical data loss. Moreover, the Turbo NAS is embedded with HHS Technology which supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning to prevent potential data loss.

Comprehensive Event Log System
Logs of connections to the Turbo NAS via samba, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users are all recorded. Server managers can monitor the status of the Turbo NAS closely.

Sharing files across Windows and Mac
TS-109 II is specially designed for different users to share the files across Windows and Mac environment.

Secure data storage, access, and sharing
Personal data stored on the Turbo NAS is well protected: Server manager can create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota of each user.

  • IP filter control: Users can allow or deny specified IP connections to the Turbo NAS.
  • SSL Security (HTTPS): The Turbo NAS can be accessed and configured by web browser securely.
  • Remote login your Turbo NAS by SSH (secure shell) or Telnet connection.
  • Secure FTP: Share and transmit your data over SSL/TLS (Explicit) encryption. Passive FTP port range setup is also supported.
  • Smart FTP policy control: The maximum number of all FTP connections and a single account can be configured.
  • Encrypted remote replication: Data on the Turbo NAS can be backed up to another QNAP NAS over the Internet securely.

Share Folder Management
Server Managers can hide or show certain folders in the directories for some security reasons while creating the folders for the first time.

One touch USB auto copy
When a USB device such as digital camera, digital camcorder, or pen drive is connected to the front panel USB port, data in the USB device can be backed up to the Turbo NAS automatically by simply pressing the USB copy button. In the meantime, an external storage device can be connected to the Turbo NAS via USB port for alternative data backup.

UPS Support
The key function of UPS is to provide the power for a period of time during power failure. The Turbo NAS supports both APC and MGE UPS devices which help users store the data in time and avoid critical data loss when power outage occurs during data transfer.

Web File Manager
The Turbo NAS provides Web File Manager for you to easily download, upload, and manage the files on the server by web browser.

Remote management of download tasks on multiple Turbo NASs
QGet is powerful P2P download management software provided with QNAP's Turbo NAS series. QGet can be installed on any Windows / Mac computers for users to simultaneously manage BitTorrent, FTP and HTTP download tasks of multiple Turbo NAS servers.

Network Recycle Bin
Can you imagine if you delete an important file on the NAS by mistake and lose it forever? You don't need to worry now! The files deleted from the network shares of the Turbo NAS will be moved to a particular recycle bin folder. You can restore your data anytime in case of unintended file deletion.

Built-in DDNS support
The Turbo NAS supports dynamic DNS (DDNS). You can register a unique domain name from a DDNS service provider and assign it to your Turbo NAS. There is no more need to remember a lengthy IP address!

Ultra-high-speed Performance

Thermal Performance

For more details about fanless design

Low Power Consumption

Quiet and Noise-free Design

Hardware Spec.

SoC 500MHz


128MB DDR II RAM, 8MB Flash

HDD Capacity:

1 x 3.5" SATA I/II (the HDD is not included)

LAN Port:

1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port

LED Indicators:

USB, Status, eSATA, HDD, LAN, Power


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


1 x eSATA port


Intelligent USB auto copy button
Power Button
Reset Button

Alarm Buzzer:

System warning

Form Factor:

Portable desktop


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


Net weight: 1.2Kg
Gross weight: 2.1Kg

Operation Environment:

Temperature 0~35C
Humidity 0~95% R.H

Power Supply:

Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 12V DC, 3A

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

Sound Level: Standby: 26 dB
In operation: 33dB
Software Spec.
Powerful All-in-one Server

File server:

Share files across Windows and Mac

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
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 / Mac), 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)

Surveillance Station Support 2 IP cameras for network surveillance
Software Specifications
Operation System:

Linux embedded system



File System:

EXT3 (Internal/external HDD)
FAT (External HDD)
NTFS (External HDD)

Supported Clients:

Microsoft® Windows® 98/ME/NT/ 2000/XP/2003/Vista

Disk Management:

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


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

Package Contents
Power cord
Quick Installation Guide
Flat head screws x 4
Ethernet cable x 1
Stands x 2
Round head screws x 2