QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure

QNAP 10TB (5 x 2TB) TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

QNAP 10TB (5 x 2TB) TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

B&H # QNTS531P2GK1 (B&H Kit)
QNAP 10TB (5 x 2TB) TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

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QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure Seagate 2TB NAS SATA III 3.5" Internal HDD (OEM) QNAP 10TB (5 x 2TB) TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

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  • 10TB Storage Capacity
  • Includes 5 x 2TB Hard Drives
  • 5 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA 6 Gb/s Drive Bays
  • 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 Quad-Core CPU
  • 2GB of DDR3 1600 MHz RAM
  • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports, Wake on LAN
  • HDMI and USB 3.0 Ports
  • SATA 6 Gb/s Hard Drive Interface
  • 64MB Multisegmented Cache
  • Low-RPM Spindle Speed
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  • 1Description

This B&H Kit features the QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure and five 2TB hard drives. The TS-531P featured in this kit comes with the QTS 4.2 operating system and is able to function as a NAS server for data backup, file archiving and synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. Slip the five included 2TB hard drives into the five drive bays, which support both 3.5" and 2.5" hard drives or solid state drives, and you benefit from a total storage capacity of 10TB. Once set up, the included drives can be configured to RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, or 10, offering a plethora of configuration options to suit a variety of storage needs. The QNAP TS-531P also comes equipped with three USB 3.0 ports to connect additional storage devices as well as USB compatible printers, and four Gigabit Ethernet ports offering failover and dual IP support.

  • QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure

    The QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure comes with the QTS 4.2 operating system and is able to function as a NAS server for data backup, file archiving and synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. It features six bays that can support 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III hard drives or SSD drives. Once drives are installed, the QTS operating system lets you configure them into RAID modes 0, 1, 5, 6, or 10, providing reads speeds of up to 400 MB/s with encryption. To quickly transfer data to you network, four RJ45 ports deliver Gigabit speeds. Moreover, an available PCIe Gen 2.0 x4 slot lets you install an optional 10 Gigabit 10GBASE-T Network Expansion Card for faster speeds.

    The TS-531P is designed for SMB users and is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX systems. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 processor that comes with four cores so you can run multiple functions simultaneously. There's also 2GB of DDR3L RAM that allows quick access to frequently-used files and programs. To provide versatile all-in-one server functions, you may download the Container Station app, which allows you to run multiple isolated Linux systems and containerized applications on this NAS.

    QNAP has equipped this NAS enclosure with three USB 3.0 ports so you may connect printers, thumb drives, and other USB devices. The TS-531P protects your data with AES 256-bit hardware encryption and supports data recovery and redundancy options. Other notable features included are SSD cache acceleration, real time or scheduled data backup to a remote NAS or FTP server, and rsync for backing up to another remote server on a scheduled basis, such as cloud storage.

    Quad-Core CPU and Hardware Encryption
    The TS-531P is equipped with an Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 processor with 2GB of DDR3-1600 RAM (upgradable to 8GB), SATA III, and four Gigabit LAN ports (expandable to 6x GbE or 4x GbE + 2x 10GbE ports) for lightning-fast multi-tasking performance with SSD cache support. The TS-531P's hardware-accelerated encryption engine secures your data while allowing up to 400 MB/s read speeds with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption.
    10GbE Ready
    The TS-531P offers four built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high-speed networks by installing an optional 10GbE SFP+ or 10GBASE-T network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TS-531P delivers fast data throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup and restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the TS-531P is suitable for companies to store massive data and excels in fast data transmission.
    Quad LAN Support
    The TS-531P 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).
    SSD Cache Acceleration
    The TS-531P supports SSD caching that can boost IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. It is suitable for improving overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.
    Container Station - LXC and Docker Containers
    QNAP's Container Station integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-531P as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. Container Station also supports the Online Document app, which allows you to directly view, edit, and store files of various types anytime on your NAS, including Office documents, images, and text files.
    QTS 4.2 Operating System
    The QTS 4.2 operating system provides an intuitive user interface to make your NAS experience smarter and smoother. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the 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.
    Cross-Platform File Sharing, Centralized Data Storage
    The TS-531P supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs, and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-531P and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server, or built-in LDAP service. It also supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.
    USB 3.0 Port
    The front-panel USB 3.0 port of the TS-531P features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data from external drives to the TS-531P with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TS-531P to external drives.
    Disaster Recovery
    The TS-531P 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. You can enjoy backup versioning to preserve a certain amount of versions, with options of simple versioning to schedule how many versions should be retained and for how long, or smart versioning with a rotation scheme that automatically replaces earlier backup versions. The TS-531P also supports the rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a 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, Google Drive, and Google Cloud Storage.
    Easily Expand Storage Capacity
    The TS-531P supports online capacity expansion for archiving rapidly-growing data by connecting an optional QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TS-531P a suitable file center with large storage capacity for storage-intensive business applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more.

    With the support of QJBOD Express, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-531P and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.
    Energy-Efficient Features
    The TS-531P utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include S3 sleep mode, hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.
    Downloadable Software Apps
    The TS-531P has a built-in App Center that provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and more. It is also a centralized location for managing and updating installed apps, adding potentially limitless opportunities for the TS-531P.
    • QNAP NetBak Replicator - real-time and scheduled data backups for Windows systems
    • Qsync - turns the TS-531P into a safe, large-capacity data center for file synchronization
    • Surveillance Station Video Management System (VMS) - is compatible with over 3,000 compatible IP camera models for real-time monitoring and video & audio recording (2 free IP camera channels included and up to 30 channels supported)
    • Qsirch - a Google Search-like search tool that helps you find documents, photos, videos, and music on the NAS
    UPC: 885022009794
  • 5 x Seagate 2TB NAS SATA III 3.5" Internal HDD (OEM)

    The 2TB NAS Internal HDD (OEM) from Seagate is a large capacity hard drive designed for use in small NAS systems including home servers or desktop NAS solutions, small-business file sharing, backup servers and more. While this drive is designed to be used in small NAS configurations, you can also utilize this drive in a single drive configuration as it comes with sufficient storage to save a variety of files including videos, music, photos, documents and more. Along with enhanced storage capacity, you also benefit from a 64MB multisegmented cache along with a SATA 6 Gb/s interface for fast, efficient data transfers.

    NASWorks technology supports customized error recovery controls, power management and vibration tolerance for optimal performance and reliability in a 1- to 8-bay solution
    NAS error recovery controls optimize drive health by helping to ensure drives are not dropped from the NAS and sent into a RAID rebuild
    Improved vibration tolerance and emission in multi-drive systems with dual-plane balance
    Advanced power management supports multiple power profiles for low-power, 24×7 performance
    Enhanced performance with NASWorks balances sequential and random performance, ideal for both small business and personal profiles
    Quiet drive operation enhances customer experience in living room or office environments
    2TB drives offer high capacity in purpose-built NAS storage
    UPC: 763649048115
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  • 1Description
  • QNAP TS-531P Five-Bay NAS Enclosure
    Hardware Specifications
    CPU Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A15 processor
    Floating point unit
    Hardware encryption
    DRAM 2 GB of DDR3 RAM (1 x 2 GB)
    2 x SODIMM 1600 MHz slots
    Max RAM: 16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
    Flash Memory 512 MB
    Hard Drive Compatibility 5 x hot-swappable 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III (6 Gb/s), SATA II (3 Gb/s) hard drive or SSD
    RAID RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, +hot spare
    LAN Port 4 x Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet ports
    Expansion Slot 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
    LED Indicators Status, USB, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4, HDD 5
    USB 3 x USB 3.0 ports (front: 1, rear: 2)
    Supports USB printers, pen drives, and USB UPS
    Buttons Power/Status, USB One-Touch-Backup, Reset
    Alarm Buzzer System warning
    Fan 1 x quiet 120 mm cooling fan
    Form Factor Tower
    Security Support Kensington security slot
    Power Consumption HDD Standby: 17.01 W
    In Operation: 29.31 W
    Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Humidity 5 to 95% RH non-condensing
    Wet Bulb: 81°F / 27°C
    Power Supply ATX 250 W, 110 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, 5 A
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 7.3 x 8.3 x 9.3" / 185.0 x 210.6 x 235.4 mm
    Weight 9.7 lb / 4.4 kg
    Software Specifications
    Operating System QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)
    Supported Browsers Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 8+, Apple Safari 4+
    Multilingual Support Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
    File System Internal hard drive: EXT4
    External hard drive: EXT4, EXT3, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
  • TCP/IP: IPv4 & IPv6
  • Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  • Service binding based on network interfaces
  • Squid proxy server
  • Proxy client
  • DHCP client, DHCP server
  • Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
  • UPnP & Bonjour discovery
  • USB Wi-Fi adapter support
  • Security
  • Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
  • CIFS host access control for shared folders
  • FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption
  • AES 256-bit external drive encryption
  • Importable SSL certificate
  • Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and LCD panel
  • 2-step verification
  • Storage Management
  • QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim
  • 5-bay disk volume types
  • Supports storage pools
  • Online volume expansion
  • Online storage pool expansion
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  • SMART data migration
  • Storage expansion via two QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units
  • JBOD enclosure roaming
  • SSD read-only/read-write cache
  • Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • RAID recovery
  • Bitmap support
  • All-in-One Server
    Print Server
  • Max number of printers: 3
  • Supports Internet Printing Protocol
  • Print job display and management
  • IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
  • iSCSI (IP SAN)
  • iSCSI Target with multi-LUNs per target (up to 256 Targets/LUNs combined
  • Supports LUN mapping & masking
  • Online LUN capacity expansion
  • Supports SPC-3 persistent reservation
  • Supports MPIO, MC/S
  • iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
  • iSCSI connection and management by Qnap Windows QFinder
  • Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI Initiator)
  • Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8
  • VPN Server
  • Secure remote access: PPTP、L2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services
  • Max number of clients: 30
  • VPN Client
  • Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services
  • PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2
  • PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
  • OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
  • Transmission package monitor
  • OpenVPN port control
  • OpenVPN link compression
  • Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.0 x 13.5 x 10.0"
  • 5 x Seagate 2TB NAS SATA III 3.5" Internal HDD (OEM)
    Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
    Halogen Free Yes
    Number of Drive Bays Supported 1 to 8
    Dual-Plane Balance Yes
    Vibration Tolerance for Small NAS Yes
    NASWorks Error Recovery Control Yes
    Cache 64 MB (multisegmented)
    SATA Transfer Rates Supported 6.0 Gb/s
    Spindle Speed (RPM) Low-RPM spindle speed
    (Actual spindle speed not specified by manufacturer)
    Power-On or Standby to Ready <17 sec (typical)
    Max Sustained Data Rate, OD Read 180 MB/s
    Voltage Tolerance, Including Noise (5V) ±5%
    Voltage Tolerance, Including Noise (12V) ±10%
    Power Management
    Startup Current (12V typical, amps) 2
    Operating Average (W) 5
    Idle Average (W) 3.7
    Standby/Sleep Mode (typical, W) 0.3
    Environmental Requirements
    Temperature Operating Temperature: 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Non-Operating Temperature: -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    Shock 68°/86°F per hour max 20°/30°C per hour max
    Operating Shock Operating: 2ms (max, Gs) 80
    Non-Operating: 2ms (max, Gs) 300
    Acoustics Idle (typical, bels): 2.3
    Operational (typical, bels): 2.4
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read 1 per 10E14 max
    Power-On Hours 8760
    Mean Time Between Failures 1M
    Physical Specifications
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 1.0 x 4.0 x 5.8" / 26.1 x 101.6 x 147.0 mm
    Weight 1.18 lb / 0.54 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 7.2 x 4.3"

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