ZyXEL NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server

ZyXEL NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server

ZyXEL NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server

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ZyXEL NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server

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  • 4 x 3.5" & 2.5" SATA II Drive Bays
  • 1.2 GHz FreeScale FS1024 Dual-Core CPU
  • 1GB of DDR3 RAM
  • Up to 130 MB/s Read & 77 MB/s Write
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 3 x USB 3.0 Ports / 1 x SDXC Card Reader
  • RAID 0/1/5/6/10, 5+Hot Spare, JBOD
  • Link Aggregation
  • Built-In Media Server
  • Windows, Mac, & Linux Compatible
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ZyXEL NAS540 overview

  • 1Description

Create a personal cloud using the NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server from ZyXEL that will allow you to work with documents and multimedia files from wherever an Internet connection is available. The NAS540 may also be accessed using iOS or Android smartphone apps, allowing your mobile devices to be synced with cloud platforms such as Google Drive, Memopal, ownCloud or ZyXEL's zCloud 2.0. The NAS540 is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

The NAS540 is has 4 x SATA II (3 Gb/s) drive bays that can support both 3.5" and 2.5" hard drives. Each drive bay features hot-swap support. The NAS540 is powered using a 1.2 GHz FreeScale FS1024 Dual-Core processor with 1GB of DDR3 RAM and features read speeds of up to 130 MB/s and write speeds of up to 77 MB/s. Its dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with link aggregation help to deliver increased network transfer speeds, while 3 x USB 3.0 ports provide an interface for external storage. There is also an SDXC card slot that supports SD cards with capacities up to 128GB.

For those who are concerned about data redundancy, performance, or a combination of both, the NAS540 offers support for RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5+Hot Spare, and JBOD. It also features a built-in media server that can use apps like Bubble UPnP, Avia, Samsung TV Media, or ZyXEL zCloud 2.1 to play videos, music, and photos on your television with streaming devices such as AppleTV or Google Chromecast.

The NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server operates using 100-240 VAC at 50/60 Hz. It includes a power adapter, an Ethernet cable, and is protected by a limited 2-year warranty.

myZyXELcloud / Portal to Your Devices
Users are able to obtain a free DDNS service to create a personalized link that directs to their remote ZyXEL NAS540. Using this, a DDNS link can be established to their ZyXEL zCloud 2.0 and ownCloud application to access files from your mobile devices
High-Performance Networking Hardware
The 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU and 1 GB of DDR3 RAM enables the ZyXEL NAS540 to handle intensive network data management tasks. The two Ethernet LAN ports with their link aggregation capabilities deliver the high data transfer speeds on your network. The USB 3.0 ports provide external storage devices with data transfer rates of up to 4.8 Gbps, making backup tasks a snap. An SD card slot with SDXC support is included for you to transfer new photos to the ZyXEL NAS540
Cool and Quiet Design for Silent Operations
The ZyXEL NAS540 is designed to keep drives cool for increased product life. The 120mm fan allows it to push more air to cool down the drives without the annoying noise from high-speed, smaller fans. With 27 dB sound level from the 39.4" / 100.0cm distance, the NAS540 is whispering quiet and it gives you the freedom to place the device almost anywhere without disturbing the environment
Storage Management & Data Protection
Protect your personal data with RAID 1, 5, 6, or 10. With RAID support, the ZyXEL NAS540 can help protect your personal data from hard disk failures. In case any one of the disks fails, you can still access your data safely and restore the normal RAID protection with the failed disk replaced
Intelligent Desktop, User-Friendly Graphical Interface
The intelligent desktop offers a smooth, user-friendly graphic interface that allows you to easily view and manage the applications on your ZyXEL NAS540. Check your NAS540's health status, including CPU utilization and fan speed, with its Web GUI to help ensure the network storage is running reliably
Stream Multimedia Contents with AirPlay or Chromecast
Bring your favorite multimedia files on the ZyXEL NAS540 to the big screen. With apps like BubbleUPnP, Avia, Samsung TV Media, or ZyXEL zCloud v2.1, you can play your favorite videos, music, or photos on the big screen with connected streaming devices such as AppleTV or Chromecast
USB 3.0 and SDXC Backup Support
The USB 3.0 ports provide a fast interface for external storage with data transfer rates of up to 4.8 Gbps. An SD slot with SDXC support is included for you to transfer photos to the ZyXEL NAS540
ZyXEL zCloud Mobile App
With zCloud, collectively view and access all your multimedia contents on your network storage with your mobile device almost anywhere you go. ZyXEL zCloud is available for free on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store
ownCloud provides universal access to your files via the ZyXEL NSA or your mobile devices from almost anywhere
Power Scheduling - With the power scheduling function, the NAS540 can be turned off automatically based on your usage patterns and needs to conserve power and expenses

Hard Disk Hibernation - The internal hard disks in the NAS540 can automatically spin down when there is no data transmission after a period of time

Wake-on-LAN - A new green feature dubbed "Wake-on-LAN" enables users turn on the NAS540 and access media files remotely virtually anytime and anywhere, even when the device at home is powered off
UPC: 760559123666
In the Box
ZyXEL NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server
  • Power Adapter
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    ZyXEL NAS540 specs

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    CPU 1.2 GHz FreeScale FS1024 Dual Core
    Memory 1 GB DDR3 RAM
    Drive Bays 4 x 2.5" or 3.5" SATA II hard disks
    Hot Swap Support Hot swappable HDD support
    Network 2 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 connectors
    USB 3.0 3 x USB 3.0 ports
    SD Card Slot 1 x SDXC card reader (up to 128 GB)
    Buttons Power button
    Copy/Sync button
    Reset button
    Fan Smart Fan design
    Power Consumption Access mode: 36.5 W (max)
    Hard disk spin-down mode: 14.8 W
    Power Input: 100 - 240 VAC, 60 /60 Hz
    Output: 19 VDC, 4.74 A
    Network Protocol CIFS/SMB for Windows
    NFS for Linux/UNIX
    DHCP client
    Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    Network Applications Media Server
    - DLNA 1.5 media server
    - UPnP AV server
    - iTunes server
    - SqueezeCenter support
    - Photo album server
    Web Server WebDAV
    FTP server
    RSS client & server
    Print server (CIFS)
    Remote Access Support (DyDNS)
    Smartphone Apps zCloud, ownCloud
    Network Application Management User & Group Management
    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
    Package Management for setting up applications
    Network Security Support HTTPS and FTPES (FTP over explicit TLS/SSL)
    Encrypted NAS to NAS remote replication
    Encrypted NAS to external disk archive backup
    Data Management
    Backup Support One-touch copy/sync button for external USB-capable devices backup

    Backup Planner:
    - Instant/Scheduled backup
    - NAS to NAS synchronization/archive backup
    - Rsync
    - NAS to external USB hard disk backup

    Google Drive, Dropbox, Memopal, ownCloud, and NetDrive support
    Apple Time Machine support
    Download / Upload Support Auto-download from FTP/HTTP/P2P download service
    Scheduled download
    Auto-upload photos or videos to Flickr/YouTube/FTP server
    File System Support Internal HDD: EXT4
    External HDD: NTFS, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4, FAT32, HFS+, exFAT
    System Management
    System Management JBOD, RAID 0/1/5/6/10, RAID5 + Hot Spare
    Online firmware upgrade
    Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.)
    Power and Thermal Management
    Power Control Internal disk hibernation support
    Scheduled power on/off/reboot
    Wake-on-LAN support
    System automatically resume after power outage
    APC USB UPS monitoring and auto shutdown
    Thermal Management Smart fan speed control
    High temperature alert/buzzer
    Auto shutdown while high temperature
    Minimum System Requirements
    Minimum System Requirements NAS Starter Utility: Windows XP and up, Mac OS X 10.5 and up
    Browser: IE 11+, Firefox 20+, Google Chrome 37+, Safari 5+
    Application Package Center
    Cloud Applications ownCloud v7.x
    Google Drive
    Download Management NZBGet
    Other Backup Planner
    Environmental Specifications
    Operating Environment Temperature: 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Humidity: 10 to 90% R.H.
    Storage Environment Temperature: -22 to 158°F / -30 to 70°C
    Humidity: 10 to 95% R.H.
    Certifications Safety: CE LVD, BSMI
    EMC: CE, FCC class B, C-Tick, BSMI
    Others: DLNA 1.5, UPnP
    Physical Specifications
    Dimensions 7.48 x 8.85 x 6.29" / 189.99 x 224.79 x 159.77 mm
    Weight 4.4 lb / 2.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.7 x 11.5 x 10.6"

    ZyXEL NAS540 reviews

    NAS540 4-Bay Personal Cloud Storage Server is rated 2.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works Good so far. I like the ability of automatically turning the unit off and on at selected times as needed. Good features.
    Date published: 2017-04-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from DOA product arrived defictive
    Date published: 2016-07-19
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