QNAP TS-230-US Budget-friendly Entry-level NAS with 2GB DDR4 RAM
Enjoy a smart and fun lifestyle with the budget-friendly file center and home media hub
Lightweight, quiet, and versatile, the TS-230 is your ideal entry-level NAS. Coated in a shade of elegant baby blue, the NAS can easily fit into your living environment to stimulate an intelligent and fun lifestyle. You can centrally store and back up all your digital files to the TS-230 for easily accessing, syncing, and sharing those files, creates snapshots to protect important files, and build a one-stop home entertainment portal for streaming photos, music, and videos to multiple devices in your home and beyond. Besides laptop and mobile phone, the TS-230 is also the tech gadget that you should have one!
- An entry-level NAS with snapshot protection, allowing you to protect files and data from accidental deletion and malware attacks.
- Centrally store personal or family photos, music, and videos; easily browse, organize, and share multimedia files, and enjoy video streaming for better entertainment.
- H.264 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding brings smooth audiovisual experience.
- myQNAPcloud service allows you to easily access, manage, and share NAS files via the Internet.
- Use HBS to back up or sync NAS files to remote or cloud storage space for reliable data backup and restoration.
- Serves as your secure private cloud and supports user account protection, IP blocking, 2-step verification, encryption access, and more.
- Realtek RTD1296 ARM® Cortex-A53 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor,
- 2GB DDR4 RAM
- 2-bay tower model,
- Supports 3.5-inch/2.5-inch SATA 6Gbps HDD/SSD,
- 1x RJ45 Gigabit port,
- 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port,
- 1x 8cm quiet fan
Sleek and stylish design makes modern life simple and fun!
Adorned with a refreshing baby blue color, the minimal and slim TS-230 fits anywhere in your home. Featuring a unique, toolless design, setting up the TS-230 is so easy that it doesn't even need a screwdriver! Let the TS-230 be your new companion for starting a smart and fun lifestyle.
Effective cooling fan for heat flow
The TS-230 is small in size (188.6mm high, 90.2mm wide, and 156.2mm in depth) and requires only 12.3W, providing powerful features without a high power bill. The 8 cm HDB type Sintetico bearing fan is used as a cooling fan for maintaining high airflow while generating low level noise, providing better cooling for the TS-230 to ensure constant system operation.
Compact feature-rich NAS for home and everyday use
The TS-230 features a Realtek RTD1296 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and built-in 2 GB DDR4 RAM for meeting personal and home NAS applications. Equipped with a 1 Gigabit Ethernet network port and support for SATA 6Gbps disk drives, the TS-230 provides data transfer performance up to 113 Mbps. If you decide to encrypt files with AES-256 encryption, the performance is still an impressive 113 Mbps— securing data transfers without sacrificing performance. You can also install an SSD for SSD caching to boost IOPS-demanding applications performance.
Tips for a more productive work day
The TS-230 provides a smart NAS solution for professionally managing files by integrating rich apps for storing, synchronizing, searching, and archiving files. You can easily access files on various devices (including USB storage and mobile phones), instantly synchronize files with friends’ or colleague’s devices, quickly find specific files, and automatically organize your documents and media files. The TS-230 helps you save time while being more efficient and productive.
Always remember to back up your data
The TS-230 provides a flexible backup and disaster recovery solution, and supports snapshots that record the system status and data at any time. You can easily restore data back to any point of time with snapshots or backup files whenever needed.
Comprehensive home entertainment with flexible multimedia streaming
Make the TS-230 your home multimedia hub for streaming photos, music, and videos to computers, TVs, or mobile devices.
Note: For using Plex to stream or play non-H.264 videos, QNAP recommends choosing x86 (Intel or AMD processor) NAS devices.
Real-time 4K video transcoding
The TS-230 supports 4K (H.264) hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices. Therefore, you can easily share movies or travel videos saved on your NAS with family and friends through shared links, so they can watch videos anytime and anywhere.
Note: The TS-230’s hardware provides H.264 10-bit hardware decoding, encoding and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth. The TS-230 reserves some RAM for shared graphics memory.
Easy photo management with AI-powered QuMagie for automated photo categorization
QuMagie brings you a brand-new photo management experience. By integrating QuMagie Core AI deep-learning algorithm, QuMagie enables facial recognition, object identification, and geotagging of photos on your NAS. Similar photos are categorized in the AI Albums (including People, Things, and Places). Other useful features include a built-in timeline scroll, customizable folder covers, iOS® Live Photos display, and a powerful search tool, providing you with the ultimate photo management and sharing solution.
Note: The TS-230 now only supports Live Photos in JPEG and H.264 formats.
Connect to NAS easily and securely with myQNAPcloud
Wherever you are, myQNAPcloud allows you to be always connected to your TS-230 at home via the Internet by using an unique domain name. It becomes easy and convenient to access, manage, and share NAS data as you don’t have to worry about complex routing environments. Also, myQNAPcloud strengthens keys on SSL Certificates to 2048-bits that ensures the security of remote access service.
Protect your data with higher security
The TS-230 is loaded with comprehensive security features to keep your data safe.
All these NAS functions on the go
The TS-230 has a multitude of companion mobile apps to extend its functionality to your smartphones and tablets. Whether you're on the go for business trips or traveling, your files and data are only a few taps away.
Host container applications
If you are enthusiastic about Docker, the Container Station on the TS-230 is your playground for containers! Container Station integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies. You can download apps from the built-in Docker Hub®, including popular and fully-configured applications, and deploy them with just one click. From smart homes to multimedia applications, you can explore your creativity and bring containerized applications to life. Besides Container Station, more apps including tools for backup/sync, content management, communications, download, and entertainment, are available from the QTS App Center. Simply click and install on-demand to further extend NAS functionality.
Extend hardware warranty up to 5 years
The TS-230 is backed by a 2-year warranty at no additional costs. You can purchase a warranty extension that extends your warranty coverage up to 5 years.
- Ethernet Cable x 1
- AC Adapter
- Power Cord
- Flat head screw (for 3.5" HDD) x8
- Flat head screw (for 2.5" HDD) x6
- Quick Installation Guide (QIG)
|CPU||Realtek RTD1296 quad-core 1.4GHz processor|
|CPU Architecture||64-bit ARM|
|Floating Point Unit|
|System Memory||2 GB DDR4, not expandable|
|Maximum Memory||2 GB DDR4, not expandable|
|Flash Memory||4 GB (Dual boot OS protection)|
|Drive Bay||2 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s|
|Drive Compatibility||3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives|
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
|Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45)||1|
|USB 2.0 port||1|
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 port||2|
|LED Indicators||System Status, LAN, USB, HDD1~2|
|Buttons||Power, Reset, USB Copy|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||7.43 × 3.55 × 6.15 inch|
|Weight (Net)||2.45 lbs|
|Weight (Gross)||4.39 lbs|
|Operating temperature||0 - 40 °C (32°F - 104°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5-95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)|
|Power Supply Unit||External, 65 W, AC 100 to 240 V|
|Power Consumption: HDD Sleep Mode||4.48 W|
|Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical||12.277 W|
|Fan||1 x 80mm, 12VDC|
|Sound Level||15 db(A)|
|Max. Number of Concurrent Connections (CIFS)||128|
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