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QNAP TS-431U 4Bay 1GB NAS Storage TS-431U

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  • Controller type - Serial ATA-600
  • Memory - 1GB
  • No Of Bays - 4
  • Raid Level - RAID 6
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QNAP

The 4-bay TS-431U offers the optimal price/performance in a compact 1U chassis network storage server for file sharing, backup, synchronization, remote access, and more. Powered by an advanced ARM® Cortex®-A9 dual-core processor and 1GB RAM, the TS-431U delivers outstanding multitasking performance as a business NAS featuring four USB 3.0 and dual Gigabit LAN ports while maintaining low power consumption for 24/7 always-on usage. See how the TS-431U can enhance your working productivity & offers a private cloud for accessing data easily and securely.

Dual-core processor delivers high performance

Equipped with powerful yet energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-431U is a high-performance NAS for small and home offices, providing high performance of up to 148 MB/s read & 119 MB/s write throughput. The TS-431U’s enhanced hardware-based encryption and decryption engine provides transfer speeds of over 33 MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-431U.

High efficiency with dual LAN support

The TS-431U supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover and dual IP are also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to QTS intuitive user interface, system operations of the TS-431U are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.

Enhance productivity with multiple USB 3.0 ports

Equipped with four SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-431U allows you to flexibly arrange tasks with a wide range of external devices without interrupting your current workflow. You can back up files to USB drives, access data stored on SD cards via USB card readers, share up to 3 printers via network, and connect to a UPS to ensure a continual power supply.

Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind

The TS-431U offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote QNAP NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-431U also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-431U supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX. Data, logs and ISO image of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored in the TS-431U and protected by an integrated antivirus solution.

Manage your files via the Internet

The File Station brings conventional desktop-style file operations to web browsers, allowing you to upload, download, and manage files on your TS-431U wherever there is an Internet connection. Supporting file extraction, folder creation, and smart search for files and folders, File Station also allows you to easily share files with colleagues and workgroups via unique URLs. With reliable security features, SSL and password options, managing & sharing your files is simple and safe with the File Station.

Supports DLNA, AirPlay & Chromecast for media streaming

You can use DLNA-compatible devices such as Smart TVs, Sony® PlayStation™, Microsoft® Xbox 360® and media players to watch HD quality videos stored on the TS-431U. You can also use the Qfile app on an iOS device to browse videos and photos stored on the TS-431U and play on the TV via Apple TV®. By installing the Media Streaming add-on app from the QTS App Center, you can stream your media content directly on a TV via Apple TV or Chromecast™ from File Station, Photo Station, Music Station or Video Station. The TS-431U's support for Plex Media Server organizes all of your media with rich information and transforms the TS-431U into a powerful & easy to use streaming machine with DLNA, Roku®, Amazon® Fire TV, and Google TV™ support.

 

Tech Spec

Design
Built-in display
Chassis type Rack (1U)
Colour of product Black
Cooling type Active
Drive bay locking
Fan diameter 40 mm
Housing material -
LED indicators
Number of fans 2
Memory
Flash memory 512 MB
Internal RAM 1 GB
Internal RAM type DDR3
Networking
DHCP client
DHCP server
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
iSCSI support
Wi-Fi
Performance
On/off switch
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 2
Fiber ports quantity 0
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 4
USB Port
Power
AC input frequency 50/60
AC input voltage 100-240
Power consumption (typical) 34.9 W
Power supply location Built-in
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity 250 W
Processor
Processor cores 2
Processor family ARM9
Processor frequency 1.2 GHz
Processor Model -
Storage
Hot-swap drive bays
Installed storage drive type -
Maximum supported storage capacity - TB
Number of storage drives installed 0
RAID levels 0,1,5,6,10,JBOD
RAID support
Storage drive capacity 0 GB
Storage drive interface Serial ATA II
Storage drive size 2.5/3.5
Storage drives installed -
Supported storage drive types HDD,SSD
Total installed storage capacity 0 GB
Weight & dimensions
Depth 499 mm
Height 44 mm
Package weight 11600 g
Weight 7630 g
Width 439 mm
Certificates
RoHS compliance -
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40
Packaging content
Cables included AC,LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Installation Guide
Rack mount kit

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