QNAP TS-112 Turbo NAS Hard Drive Enclosure

QNAP TS-112 Turbo NAS Hard Drive Enclosure

QNAP TS-112 Turbo NAS Hard Drive Enclosure

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Product Highlights

  • Home Entertainment & Backup NAS Server
  • 1x 3.5" SATA I or II Drive Bay
  • 1.2GHz Marvell CPU & 256MB DDRII RAM
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port + 3x USB Ports
  • 1x eSATA Port for Storage Expansion
  • Q-RAID 1 Mirroring with External Drive
  • Cloud-Based Remote Access
  • UPnP Media, iTunes, Printer Server
  • iSCI Target
  • Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix Compatible
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QNAP TS-112 overview

  • 1Description

The TS-112 Turbo NAS Hard Drive Enclosure from Qnap is a feature-packed NAS server designed to handle many, if not all, of your home entertainment and data backup needs. This enclosure can hold one 3.5" SATA I or II hard drive, allowing you to store your media and other files in a centralized location on your network. You can access the NAS locally on your network with UPnP media devices, your computer, or even your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android device. To ensure that media and data retrieval is quick and efficient, the enclosure utilizes a 1.2GHz 6281 Marvell CPU and 256MB DDRII RAM.

Among the many features that this NAS server boasts, it can function as an iSCI Target and can serve as a UPnP or iTunes media server for videos, music, or pictures. This NAS can also serve as a download station for torrents, FTP, and HTTP downloads. Not to mention, you can also connect it to a printer for network printer sharing.

While this NAS server functions well at home, you can also access it remotely. The QMobile App allows you to stream content from it to your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android device wherever you may be. With the NAS, you will receive MyCloudNAS, which is a service that allows you to connect to your NAS remotely from anywhere. The Web File Manager function allows you to access and manage the NAS server's data anytime, anywhere via web browser.

With the compatible NetBak Replicator function, the server will automatically backup data from your Windows computer over the network. Plus, with the Q-RAID 1 disk mirroring feature, you can use a USB or eSATA port on the enclosure to connect an external drive and create another backup. Beyond all these features, a wide variety of management tools lets you get the most out of your NAS, including UPS support and SMS support. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, UNIX, and Linux systems; however, some features are system-specific.

Home Photo Center

Back Up and Share Your Digital Photos
QNAP NAS is an ideal device for photo backup, archiving, and sharing. Simply upload your photos to the NAS. From there, you can create and organize beautiful albums and share them with your family and friends via web browser. You can view the entire albums through UPnP-compatible players as well. Browsing your pictures on widescreen TV with your family has never been easier!
View photo slideshow with background music
Display photo details from EXIF, such as date, exposure time, aperture, and more
Publish photos in a few clicks to social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and more
Share photos with your friends by email
Browse photos via QMobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices

Home Music Center

Build Your Own Home Music Library and Enjoy It Anywhere
You can use the QNAP NAS as a music server to easily store music files and share them to your PC or various media players
Enjoy your stored music on your PC. You can listen to your favorite MP3 songs streamed from an iTunes Server, or play music by web browsers on your PC
Play your music on Logitech Squeezebox players. With SBS (Squeezebox Server) QPKG plugin, you can efficiently manage and play them with Logitech music players without even turning on your computer
Experience high-quality music directly on a Hi-Fi system. Stream music to your UPnP Hi-Fi system and indulge in a high-quality sound
Listen to your music on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android devices anywhere that you have a 3G or Wi-Fi connection. You can play the music files via QMobile app on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices remotely without taking up storage space on your handheld devices

Home Movie/Video Center

QNAP Home Turbo NAS with Large Storage Capacity and High Performance for Your Home Theater
QNAP NAS is an ideal video storage center for you to store numerous home videos, movies, and ripped Blu-ray or DVDs. Not only that, you can enjoy Full HD movies on your TV streamed from the NAS through PS3, Xbox 360, and other network media players.

The NAS features high-speed data transfers exceeding 70MB/s*, fast enough to support multiple 1080p HD streams. The whisper-quiet design brings you the best cinema-grade home theater experience right in your living room 1

Home Data Backup

Complete Backup Server
With QNAP's backup utility NetBak Replicator, you can automatically back up your important files from a Windows computer to a QNAP NAS over the network. You can execute real-time synchronization and scheduled backup from multiple computers to the NAS, and also restore the data to the original location or to a new directory in the event of a PC crash. In addition, QNAP NAS are compatible with many third-party backup software applications including Apple Time Machine
Exclusive Q-RAID 1 Disk Mirroring
You can connect an external USB or eSATA drive to the NAS and configure it as a "mirror disk" of the internal hard drive of the NAS. The NAS data will be synchronized with the external drive continuously. If the internal hard drive on the NAS fails, you can install the external drive in the NAS to restore the system with all the data retained

Home File Server

You never have to worry about the PC's hard drive crashing and data loss, because it is easy for everyone to centrally store, protect, and recover files on the NAS with advanced data protection. You can conveniently share all the photos, music, and movies or videos with your family and friends. Furthermore, different family members can be assigned to access specific share folders for privacy. All the advanced software features are built-in without extra effort and cost

Home Printer Server

You can connect up to 3 USB printers to the QNAP NAS and share the printers with family members for network (LAN or Internet) printing

Wireless Home Networking Integration

Convenient Wi-Fi Connection*
Connect the Turbo NAS to the home wireless network through a USB Wi-Fi dongle for convenient access. The NAS is compatible with fast 802.11n and 802.11g dongles for Wi-Fi connection 2

Remote Access Anytime, Anywhere

MyCloudNAS Service*
MyCloudNAS is a service which allows you to connect to your NAS remotely from anywhere. Various NAS services can be easily published and accessed on the Internet. You can download and upload files, back up and share your photos and music instantly, and even back up important files from the NAS to other cloud storage providers 3
Web File Manager
QNAP Turbo NAS provides Web File Manager for you to access and manage the server data anytime, anywhere by a web browser. Web File Manager supports intelligent data search, batch files upload and download, file extraction, mounting ISO files, file-level permission settings, and more
FTP Server
You can set up QNAP NAS as an FTP server and share large files conveniently with others
Wireless Data Access by Apple iPhone and Android Phones
QMobile is an application dedicated to iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android users. You can view and play Terabytes of photos, music, and video files on the NAS by QMobile from anywhere regardless of the actual storage size of your mobile devices. You can also upload photos to QNAP NAS straightway from your iPhone for instant sharing

Easy to Install, Easy to Use

The easy-to-use wizard is included in the product CD. Just a few clicks to go through the steps, and you can complete the installation in few minutes. The NAS is designed with user-friendly AJAX web interface, you can easily enjoy all the features. No IT expertise required

Secure Network Access Protection

Auto Network Attack Prevention
To prevent the QNAP NAS succumbing to external malicious attacks, you can create an IP filter policy to allow, deny, or auto-block the IP address or network domain which attempts to connect to the NAS via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(s), FTP, Samba, and AFP
Instant SMS and Email Alert
You can configure the SMTP server and SMSC server settings on the NAS in order to receive instant system warning or error messages by email or SMS
Comprehensive Event Logs
Detailed logs of file-level data access to the NAS via Samba, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users are all recorded
SSL Security (HTTPS)
The NAS can be accessed and configured by a web browser securely
SSH and Telnet Supported Remote Login
Remote Login to the NAS by SSH (Secure Shell) or Telnet Connection is Supported
Secure FTP
The data can be transmitted with SSL/TLS (explicit) encryption. Passive FTP port range setup is also supported
Write-Only Access Right on FTP Server
The third party partners are allowed to upload data to the NAS but not able to read or edit the data on the NAS via FTP

Green Design

QNAP NAS features the latest green technologies to protect the environment and save your electricity bill. The smart fan monitors the server and hard drive temperature and automatically adjusts the fan speed for quiet 24/7 operation. The hard drives can also be set to enter sleep mode after a period of idling to reduce power consumption and extend their lifespan. The NAS can also be scheduled for automatic power on and off to save energy when no data access is required
Low Power Consumption
The TS-112 uses 5W of power in Sleep Mode and 7W of power in operation

Class-Leading Performance

High-Speed Data Sharing for Home Network
With the Gigabit Ethernet interface and an advanced processor, the NAS delivers ultra-high-speed home network data transfer. You can quickly store large amounts of movies, photos, and music within a short period of time

Other Applications for Digital Home

Download Station
QNAP NAS is a perfect download center for high speed BitTorent, eMule, FTP, HTTP download. You can use the Download Station with the QGet utility to manage your download tasks remotely on the local network or the Internet. The NAS also supports continuous NZB download, and eMule download by installed QPKG without turning on a computer
Surveillance Station
Surveillance Station of QNAP NAS enables you to connect to multiple IP-based security cameras for real-time monitoring, recording, and playback. It supports leading network camera brands such as AXIS, D-Link, IPUX, LevelOne, Linksys, Panasonic, and VIVOTEK. By using particular models, you can use two-way video and audio monitoring and recording, and smart PTZ control to monitor and change the direction of the IP cameras by a web browser
Virtual Host Supported Web Server
You can host multiple websites on QNAP NAS with the web server and virtual host feature. The NAS supports PHP, MySQL, HTTPS connection, and SSL authentication. It is the ideal solution for you to create your own websites, e-shops, blogs, content management system (CMS), wiki, and so on
MySQL Server
The NAS 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
Network UPS
This feature allows multiple QNAP NAS servers on the same physical network to be protected by a single Universal Power Supply via receiving UPS notification about abnormal power supply
Built-in iSCSI Target Service
The TS-112 is both a NAS and an iSCSI target server, ideal for cost-efficient IP-SAN setup. You can make use of the built-in iSCSI target service to add up to 256 iSCSI devices. Different iSCSI Target LUNs (Logical Unit Number) can be defined as storage expansion or backup destination of the existing application servers, such as database servers and mail servers
Furthermore, the "Virtual Space Allocation" (Thin Provisioning) feature is provided which allows you to flexibly allocate the capacity of iSCSI LUN (Logical Unit Number). When the physical storage capacity of the volume is going to be full, you can easily expand the storage capacity by adjusting or removing the currently unused volume space
Virtual Disk Drive
The NAS supports flexible storage expansion by stacking other iSCSI targets on the network via its built-in iSCSI initiator. The connected iSCSI targets are turned into "virtual disk drives" of the NAS to provide more storage capacity
Windows Active Directory (AD)
You can import the user accounts* from a Windows AD domain to the NAS to let the domain users access the domain and the NAS with the same login settings. The NAS also supports setup of large amount of users and user groups. (200,000 domain users and user groups can be imported according to QNAP's lab test.) 4
Software Expansion via QPKG Plugins
You can maximize the usage of QNAP NAS by installing additional QPKG software packages developed by the users and community worldwide
In the Box
QNAP TS-112 Turbo NAS Hard Drive Enclosure
  • CD-ROM
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Adaptor
  • Power Cord
  • Screw Pack
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    QNAP TS-112 specs

    Processor Marvell 6281 1.2GHz
    Memory 16MB Flash Memory
    Storage 1x  3.5" SATA I/II hard disk drive bay
    Consult with the manufacturer for a full list of known compatible drives
    LAN Port 1x RJ-45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
    LED Indicators Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD, Power
    Ports 1x eSATA port
    3x USB 2.0 ports (1x Front, 2x Rear)
    Supports USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, USB UPS, and other USB devices
    Buttons Power, USB, One-Touch Copy, Reset, System
    Audible Alarm System Warning
    Form Factor Portable
    Security K-lock security slot for theft prevention
    Fan 1x 4cm/12V DC Quiet Cooling Fan
    Operating System Embedded Linux
    Power Management Scheduled Power on/off (Max 15 settings)
    Automatic Power on after Power Recovery
    Access Rights Management Max User Accounts: 2,048
    Max Groups: 256
    Max. Share Folder: 256
    Batch Creating Users
    Import/ Export User
    User Quota Management
    Subfolder Permissions Support
    Windows AD Support
    • Domain Users Login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and Web File Manager
    • Supports NTLMv2 Authentication
    Utilities Internal HDD: EXT3, EXT4
    External HDD: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
    Networking TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)
    DHCP Client, DHCP Server
    Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (3.1), NFS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, SSH, iSCSI and SNMP
    Network Service Discovery (UPnP, Bonjour)
    USB Wi-Fi 802.11n Adapter Support (Optional Purchase)
    Web Administration AJAX-based User Interface
    HTTP/HTTPS Connections
    Alert Notification (Email and SMS)
    Smart Fan Control
    DDNS and MyCloudNAS Remote Access
    SNMP (v2 and v3)
    UPS Support with SNMP Management (USB)
    Supports Network UPS
    Resource Monitor
    Network Recycle Bin for CIFS/SMB and AFP
    Comprehensive Logs (Events & Connection)
    Real-time Online User List
    Syslog Client
    Firmware Update with Live Update Notification
    Backup and Restore System Settings
    Restore to Factory Default
    Network File Sharing
    • CIFS/SMB (Plus DFS Support)
    • AFP
    • NFS (v3)
    • FTP
    • WebDAV
    • Web File Manager
    • Multimedia Station
    • Download Station
    • Surveillance Station
    • iTunes Server
    • Apache Web Server
    • MySQL Server
    Backup Solution
    • USB One Touch Backup (Import/Export)
    • Apple Time Machine Support with Backup Management
    • Block-level Remote Replication
    • Work as Both Rsync Server and Client
    • Supports Encrypted Replication between QNAP NAS Servers
    • Back up to External Storage Device
    • Back up to Cloud Storage (Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive)
    Mobile Viewing Mobile for iPhone/ iPad/ Android
    3rd Party UPnP Media Player
    Security IP Filter & Policy-based Automatic IP Blocking
    Network Access Protection with Auto-blocking
    Encrypted Access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL/TLS (Explicit), SSH/SFTP (admin only), Encrypted Remote Replication (Rysnc over SSH)
    CIFS Host Access Control for Shared Folders
    Importable SSL Certificate
    Instant Alert via E-mail, SMS
    • Web Applications
      • Joomla!
      • phpMyAdmin
      • WordPress
      • AjaXplorer
      • vtigerCRM
      • eyeOS
      • Magento
      • GLPI
    • P2P Applications
      • MLDonkey (eMule)
      • SABnzbd+
      • NZBGet
    • Server Applications
      • Asterisk
      • XDove (Mail Server)
      • OpenLDAP
    • Media Server
      • Squeezebox Server
      • IceStation
    • Misc
      • Optware IPKG
      • Python
      • iStat
    Disk Management
    • Single Disk, Q-RAID1
    • Bad Block Scan & HDD S.M.A.R.T
    • Bitmap Support
    • Supports ISO Mount (via Web File Manager)
    iSCSI iSCSI Target
    • Multi-LUNs per Target
    • Up to 256 LUNs
    • Supports LUN Mapping
    • Supports LUN Masking
    • Supports SPC-3 Persistent Reservation
    • Supports MPIO & MC/S
    Virtual Disk Drive (via iSCSI Initiator)
    • Stack Chaining Master
    • Max. Virtual Disk Drives: 8
    File Server
    • File Sharing Across Windows, Mac OS and Linux/ UNIX Platforms
    • Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP(3.1), NFS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
    • QNAP Web File Manager
      • Supports ISO Mounting
      • Direct File Viewing via Google Doc
    FTP Server
    • FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
    • Max Concurrent Connections: 256
    • FXP Supported
    • Passive FTP Port Range Control
    • FTP Bandwidth and Connection Control
    • Unicode Support
    Web Server
    • HTTP/ HTTPS Connections
    • Supports WebDAV Connection
    • Support Virtual Host
    • Importable SSL Certificate
    Database Server
    • Built-in MySQL Server
    • Web-based Management via phpMyAdmin (QPKG)
    Backup Server
    • Remote Replication Server (over Rsync)
    • Apple Time Machine Support
    • QNAP Client Backup Application-NetBak Replicator
    • 3rd Party Backup Software Support: Acronis True Image, CA Brightstor, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie Silverkeeper
    iTunes Server
    • Audio and Video Sharing
    • Smart Playlist for iTunes Client (Windows & Mac OS)
    UPnP Media Server
    • Built-in TwonkyMedia Server
    • Real-time & Background Photo Transcoding
    • Supports UPnP
      • Game Console: PlayStation 3, PSP and Xbox 360
      • Digital Media Adapter/ Player
      • Mobile Device (e.g. iPhone/ iPod touch with UPnP Applications)
    • Supported Formats:
    • ASF - Windows Media Video (Codecs: WMV video and WMA audio)
      BMP - Bitmap Image
      FLV, F1V, F4V - Standard Quality YouTube Video (Codec: Flash, Video: Sorenson Spark H.263 Video Codec & MP3 Audio Codec)
      GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
      JPG, JPEG, JPE - Joint Photographic Experts Group Image
      MP3 - MPEG Audio Layer 3 (Codec: MPEG Audio)
      MP4 - High Quality YouTube Video (Codecs: MP4: H.264 Video & HE-AAC audio)
      MP4 - MPEG-4 Video (Codecs: Microsoft MPEG-4 v1, Microsoft MPEG-4 v2, Microsoft MPEG-4 v3 & ISO MPEG-4 v1)
      MPEG, .MPG, .MLV - MPEG-1 (Codecs: MPEG-1 Video & MP2 Audio)
      PNG - Portable Network Graphics
      WAV - Linear Audio (Codecs: Uncompressed PCM-encoded & ADPCM-encoded)
    Print Server
    • Network Printer Sharing (USB)
    • Max Printers: 3
    • Supports Internet Printing Protocol
    • Supports Apple Bonjour Printing
    • Advanced Printer Management
      • Displays and Manages the Print Jobs
      • Access Right Control (IP & Domain Names)
    Multimedia Station
    • Supports Photo, Audio and Video
    • Image Slide Show and Rotation
    • Automatic & Schedule Thumbnail Generation for Easy Browsing
    • Display Photo Details from EXIF: Date, Exposure Time, Aperture, etc.
    • Display Audio Details from ID3 Tag: Album Cover, Title, Artist, Album, etc.
    • Access Authority Management
    • Multimedia (Video & Audio) Streaming
    • Supports Cooliris
    • Supports Web Publishing (Facebook, MySpace, MSN Live, Twitter, Plurk, Blogger)
    • Supports E-mail Publishing
    • Supported Formats:
      • Photo - JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG
      • Audio - MP3
      • Video
        • Playback: FLV, MPEG-4 Video (H.264 + AAC)
        • Transcode: AVI, M4V, MPG/MPEG, RM/RMVB, WMV
    • QNAP Exclusive iPhone App - QMobile
    Download Station
    • PC-less BitTorrent/ FTP/ HTTP Download (up to 500 tasks)
    • BitTorrent Download
      • Supports TCP/ UDP Tracker Protocol
      • Schedule Download
      • Configurable Port Range
      • Bandwidth Control
      • UPnP NAT Port Forwarding
    • HTTP/ FTP Download
      • Configurable Saving Directory
      • Bulk Download with Wildcard Setting
      • RapidShare Download Support
    • QNAP Download Management Software: QGet
      • For Both Windows & Mac OS
      • Manage the Download Tasks of Multiple QNAP NAS Remotely over LAN or WAN
    Surveillance Station Supports 2 IP Cameras (Optional Purchase) for Network Surveillance
    Languages Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
    System Requirements Supported Operating System:

    Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows Server 2003 or 2008
    Apple Mac OS X
    Linux and UNIX

    Supported Web Browsers:

    Internet Explorer 7 and 8 or later
    Firefox 3 or later
    Safari 3 and 4 or later
    Google Chrome
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 32° to 104°F / 0° to 40°C
    Humidity: 0 to 95% relative humidity
    Power Requirements AC: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 36W external power adapter
    Power Consumption In operation: 7W
    In sleep mode: 5W

    with 1x  500GB Hard Disk Drive installed

    Dimensions (HxWxD) 6.52 x 2.36 x 8.60" / 16.55 x 6 x 21.84 cm
    Weight 1.74 lb / 0.79 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.8 x 8.6 x 6.4"

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