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QNAP TS-209 Pro Turbo NAS is a 2-bay, hot-swappable All-in-one NAS (Network Attached Storage) Server supporting up to 2TB storage capacity and abundant valuable server functions. Adopting the latest powerful 500MHz CPU with 128MB DDR II RAM and Gigabit Ethernet design


Modern business needs a reliable network storage system for centralized file sharing, network printer sharing, FTP upload/download, and data backup, etc. To store, back up, manage, and share these digital assets and outputs appropriately have become increasingly essential. However, it is a challenging job for most small business and SOHO users due to the lack of resources and professional IT staff. Now, QNAP TS-209 Pro Turbo NAS offers the most ideal solution to accomplish all these needs.

QNAP TS-209 Pro Turbo NAS is a 2-bay, hot-swappable All-in-one NAS (Network Attached Storage) Server supporting up to 2TB storage capacity and abundant valuable server functions. Adopting the latest powerful 500MHz CPU with 128MB DDR II RAM and Gigabit Ethernet design, TS-209 Pro's ultra-high-speed performance significantly boosts the file sharing speed and makes it a perfect choice for business users who need faster performance and useful server features. With the friendly web-based interface, users can easily set up a network system for all sorts of server applications without MIS help.

TS-209 Pro supports multiple file sharing protocols for business users to share files across Linux, Unix, Mac, and Windows platforms. Many valuable server functions including File Server, FTP Server, and Printer Server, etc., are supported to satisfy the business needs.  Meanwhile, Windows ADS (Active Directory Service) is supported to help create an easy-to-access environment and lower the maintenance cost by centralized management. With the dual support of MySQL and SQLite, SMB & SOHO users can easily set up their own web and database servers flexibly.

Advanced RAID-1 mirroring with hot-swapping design, which is unique in 2-bay storage in the market, provides enterprise-class data protection and non-stop service. In case of drive failure, the hard disk drive can be replaced immediately without turning off the server and the data can be rebuilt by RAID auto-rebuilding.

TS-209 Pro provides the most complete backup solution for secure data protection with the professional backup software: NetBak Replicator. Users can select Auto-Sync/ Instant/ Schedule backup modes to back up the data on multiple Window PCs. The encrypted Remote Replication and RAID 1 disk mirroring ensures exclusive data protection.

TS-209 Pro supports various security mechanisms for data storage and management. The FTP Server enables data transfer and sharing over SSL/ TLS (explicit) encryption. The server can be accessed by remote login by SSH connection and browser-based SSL login. Users can access, store and share data securely.

Brand new user Interface available

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. The NAS also supports third party backup software, e.g. Acronis True Image, CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, etc.
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, SMB and SOHO 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. Moreover, the Turbo NAS Pro series all supports NFS and NFS high-definition (HD) DMA player connection to stream and play HD videos. The NAS can also be connected to XBMC (modded from Xbox gaming console) via samba for media playing. The high compatibility, energy-saving and reliable features have made QNAP NAS the first choice for setting up the digital home multimedia centre.
Image Files Backup
Now you can share photos with your customers 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.

RAID-1 Mirroring with Hot-swap Design
The Turbo NAS supports RAID 1 Mirroring for non-stop service and easy maintenance. When data crash occurs, the administrator can be alerted by e-mail alarm and LED indication. The hard disk drive can be replaced by hot swapping without turning off the server. The intelligent data rebuilding capability allows users to replace a failed drive by hot-swap. This enables automatic data rebuilding to the new drive without suffering from any system downtime.

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 NAS is embedded with HHS Technology which supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning.

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

Support Windows AD
With Windows AD (Active Directory) support, you can deploy your Turbo NAS in small business environment easily! It enables Windows domain users to easily access the shared data with the Active Directory authentication. This not only saves server manager's time and effort in creating duplicated groups and accounts, but also lowers the maintenance cost by centralized management.

Sharing files across Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX
The Turbo NAS is specially designed for different users to share the files across Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX environment.  

Secure data storage, access, and sharing

  • Data stored on the 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 NAS.
  • SSL Security (HTTPS): The NAS can be accessed and configured by web browser securely.
  • Remote login your NAS Pro 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 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 unique Web File Manager function for you to easily download, upload, and manage the files on the server by 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 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

Hardware Spec.
Processor SoC 500 MHz
Memory 128MB DDRII RAM, 8MB Flash
HDD Capacity 2* 3.5 SATA I/II (the HDD is not included)
LAN Port 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicator USB, Status, HDD1, HDD2, LAN, Power
USB 3 x USB 2.0, support USB printer, disk, digital camera, pen drive, card reader, USB hub
Buttons Intelligent USB auto copy button
Power button
Reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Compact cubic type
Dimension 214(D) x 175(W) x 115(H) mm
Weight Net weight: 2.4Kg
Gross weight: 3.5Kg
Operation Environment Temperature 0~35C
Humidity 0~95% R.H
Power Supply Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 12V DC, 5A
Power Consumption Sleep Mode: 14.8W
In Operation: 29.3W
Thermal Solution Smart Fan
Secure Design K-Lock security slot for theft prevention
Sound Level: Standby: 38 dB
In operation: 42dB
Software Spec.
Powerful All-in-one server
File Server Share files across Windows/ Mac/ Linux/ Unix and centralize management
FTP Server Access file from remote location via FTP server; supports up to 32 concurrent connections; FTP with SSL/ TLS (explicit) mode; passive FTP port range control ; FTP bandwidth 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
Mirror Station Protect data by RAID 1 technology, support RAID auto rebuilding
Printer Server Network printer sharing via USB
Disaster Recovery Block level remote replication supports instant, schedule backup management; support synchronization mode
Web Server Establish users own web page and interactive websites with editable PHP.ini, SQLite and MySQL dual support
MySQL Server Support MySQL database server
UPnP Media Server 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 (built-in 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
Photo album access authority 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 (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
Networking TCP/IP, DHCP Client, DHCP Server, CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, DDNS, NTP, Gigabit Jumbo Frame
File System EXT3 (Internal/ external HDD)
FAT (External HDD)
NTFS (External HDD)
Supported Clients Microsoft® Windows® 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Macintosh® OSX
Linux and Unix
Disk Management User quota management (per user)
Single disk, RAID 0 (Disk Stripping), RAID 1 (Disk Mirroring), JBOD (Linear Disk Volume)
Disk usage status management
Check disk (Check Linux file system)
Bad blocks scan
User Management Windows AD Service Support
File System Management Network share management (max 256 shares)
Share folder level ACL support
Unicode support
Journaling file system
Unique web file manger
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
Network recycle bin
Configurable management port
Easy IP filter management
Secure remote login by SSH connection; remote login by Telnet connection
UPS Support
Event Log Display system log/alert/error
Multi Language English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian
Backup Management PC client backup software- Netbak Replicator: Instant/ Schedule/ Auto-sync backup
Encrypted remote replication
RAID 1 mirroring
Package Contents
TS-209 Pro
Front Panel
Quick Installation Guide
CD-ROM (user manual, Quick Install Wizard and software inclusive)
Power cord
Ethernet cable x 1
Flat head screws x 8
Thumb Screws x 4