QNAP TS-131P Ethernet LAN Tower White NAS

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QNAP TS-131P Ethernet LAN Tower White NAS

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The TS-131P is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment with many feature-rich apps available, including Notes Station (create digital notes on a secure private cloud and share with colleagues and friends), QmailAgent (centralize email account management and back up emails), and Qcontactz (centrally store and manage contact information). All these apps (and more) are available at no extra cost. The dual-core TS-131P features three USB 3.0 ports, delivering outstanding multitasking performance to enhance your productivity & digital life and offering an ideal storage and backup center as a secure private cloud.

Dual-core processor delivers high performance
Equipped with an AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15 processor and 1GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-131P is a high-performance NAS for home, workgroups and SOHO users providing outstanding performance of up to 112 MB/s read & 112 MB/s write throughput. The TS-131P’s enhanced hardware-based encryption and decryption engine provides transfer speeds of over 112 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 NAS. When used with a compatible 802.11ac or dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11n USB Wi-Fi adapter, the TS-131P becomes an ideal media center with remarkably high speeds for transferring a large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-intensive multimedia.

Fast Disaster Recovery with Snapshots
The TS-131P supports block-based Snapshots, which can record and save the state of the file system and the metadata of the files outside the file system at any time. In the event of an unexpected NAS failure or if struck by a ransomware attack, the snapshots remain intact, allowing you to quickly and easily restore the system back to a previous normal state. You can preserve and restore multiple versions of the same file, folder or even the entire volume. The TS-131P supports up to 64 snapshots per volume or LUN (up to 256 in total). Snapshot Replica facilitates double protection that replicates snapshots to a remote QNAP NAS or server.

Enhance productivity with multiple USB 3.0 ports
Equipped with three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-131P 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.

QTS – Simple and efficient
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. 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 working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences to you.

Create digital notes on your private cloud
The revamped Notes Station features an optimized interface for a smoother user experience. Notes Station allows users to collectively write documents and helps users to track changes by retaining the revision history of documents. Notes Station provides useful image-editing tools, helping you create well-designed documents. You can also create sharing links to share documents in real time. Documents can also be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents from different time periods. With its importing/exporting and full-site backup functions, Notes Station supports backing up your documents to local or remote QNAP NAS.

QmailAgent – A mailroom center for your private cloud
QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents from the TS-131P when composing emails. iOS® and Android™ users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-131P. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-131P, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

Qcontactz – Easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS
Qcontactz with the high-capacity TS-131P helps you centrally store and manage contact information for colleagues, business partners, families, and friends. Other features include: importing from Google® accounts, importing/exporting CSV or vCARD 3.0 files, automatic identification of frequently-used contacts, encryption for sensitive/confidential contact information, smart searching, and more. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for Android™ phones and iPhone® is also available for easy access to contacts. Qcontactz can also be used with QmailAgent to create the perfect email workflow environment.

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
The TS-131P is a comprehensive centralized backup center for multiple files. The front panel USB port features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on USB drives to the TS-131P or alternatively to back up data from the TS-131P to USB drives. You can use QNAP NetBak Replicator to back up files on Windows® (including Outlook® email archiving) to the TS-131P, or use Time Machine® for Mac® data backup. A wide range of third-party backup software (such as Acronis® True Image™ and Symantec Backup Exec™) are also supported to facilitate system backup and restoration.

Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind
Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) into a single app for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. Supported cloud services include Amazon® Glacier, Azure™ Storage, Google Cloud Storage™, Google Drive™, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box® and Amazon® S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services. Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression to save storage space, and more.

Comprehensive security options
In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-131P provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. Administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-131P supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage
The TS-131P 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-131P.

Manage your files via the Internet
File Station brings conventional desktop-style file operations to web browsers, allowing you to upload, download, and manage files on your TS-131P 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 via unique URLs protected with reliable security features, SSL and password options. You can even directly browse and transfer files between the TS-131P and public cloud services like Google Drive™, Dropbox®, Microsoft® OneDrive, Box®, Yandex® Disk and Amazon® Drive, open office files directly with a Google Chrome™ office extension, and also view your files on Google Docs™ or Office Online™.

Container Station – LXC and Docker Containers inclusive
QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-131P as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry. It supports container import/export, permission settings, and an Online Document app for directly viewing, editing and storing files of various types on your NAS (including Office documents, images and text files). An informative dashboard and flexible user interface guides you in managing multiple containers, allowing you to enjoy the playground of virtual containers with the TS-131P.

A private cloud without constraints
In contrast to the limited storage space and potential security concerns of public cloud services, the TS-131P is advantageous for establishing a secure and large-capacity private cloud where you have full control over how your data is used and transmitted. The myQNAPcloud service allows remote access to files stored on the TS-131P, allowing you to play & share multimedia from the TS-131P or to conveniently check the system status from anywhere.

File synchronization across multiple devices
Qsync turns your TS-131P into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-131P will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security
Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-131P. The TS-131P offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 25 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Archive your photo memories. Share your life.
Photo Station makes photo sharing simple, and you can designate your own access right controls. Simply upload your photos to the TS-131P to create & organize your photo albums through a web browser, and share with your family and friends through social networking sites such as Facebook®, Google+™, Twitter® and Pinterest®. With the Qfile and Qphoto mobile apps (for iOS® and Android™), you can also instantly upload your new photos from your mobile device to the TS-131P.

Build your home music library and enjoy music anywhere
Music Station helps categorize your music collection, and displays album covers to easily organize your personal playlists. Through the Music Station web player, you can enjoy your music anytime, anywhere with a few clicks. Thousands of local and global online Internet radio programs are also built-into the Music Station for you to enjoy.

Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia control
Use your TS-131P as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos from the TS-131P to different rooms from a single device using Bluetooth® & USB devices connected to the TS-131P (music streaming only), DLNA®, Apple TV® and Chromecast™*. Every room member in different zones can enjoy the convenience and simplicity for media playback and multimedia storage. The TS-131P is also a powerful streaming machine with DLNA®, Roku®, Amazon® Fire TV, and Google TV™ support with the support of Plex Media Server.

24/7 download center
The TS-131P is the perfect download center for high-speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS downloads, and supports loading RSS feeds. After you have finished setting your download tasks, you can turn off your computer and the TS-131P will silently finish downloading them. By installing the Qget app in your mobile devices, you can easily search download sources, download contents to the NAS, and manage download tasks on mobile devices from anywhere.

Access and enjoy with your tablets and smartphones
The TS-131P is your private cloud storage that virtually enlarges the capacity of your mobile devices. Qfile allows you to access, upload, download, manage, and share NAS files as if you are carrying all of them in your pocket. If Qfile is installed on an iOS® device, users can also browse videos & photos stored on the TS-131P and play via Apple TV®. Qmanager lets you monitor & manage the TS-131P remotely and efficiently without turning on your PC. You can take and share digital notes with Qnotes, and enjoy and share music, photos and videos on the TS-131P anywhere and anytime with Qmusic, Qphoto and Qvideo apps.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality
The built-in App Center 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 much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps, adding potentially limitless opportunities for the TS-131P.

Energy-saving design
The TS-131P features an energy-efficient dual-core ARM® processor that maintains high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online personal cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

Easy-to-use NAS management tools
The TS-131P provides comprehensive system tools to increase management efficiency.

Easily monitor CPU, memory, disk & network bandwidth usage, as well as currently-running Turbo NAS apps and services.

The Turbo NAS supports HDD S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors the hard drive status, and sends out email notifications for administrators to take action. The HHD Health Scanning technology can also examine hard drive status and prevent possible data loss.

Additional features
The TS-131P supports various applications for home offices as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

– Centralizes file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
– Full NAS encryption using volume-based technology and hardware acceleration
– Supports QmailAgent as a mailroom center and Qcontactz for centralizing contact information
– Synchronize files between the TS-131P, computers, laptops, and mobile devices
– Stream your multimedia library via DLNA®, AirPlay® & Chromecast™
– Build a surveillance center to safeguard your home and office


Feature Feature Value
Total installed storage capacity 1 TB
Storage drives installed Y
Installed storage drive type HDD
Number of storage drives installed 1
Supported storage drive types HDD,SSD
Number of storage drives supported 1
Storage drive interface Serial ATA
Storage drive capacity 1000 GB
Storage drive size 3.5″
RAID support Y
Hot-swap drive bays Y
Supported storage drive interfaces Serial ATA
Storage drive sizes supported 2.5,3.5″
RAID levels 0,1,JBOD
Supported file systems FAT32,HFS+,NTFS,ext3,ext4
Bad block scan Y
Processor frequency 1.7 GHz
Processor family Annapurna Labs
Processor model Alpine AL-212
Processor cores 4
Processor architecture ARM Cortex-A15
Internal memory 1 GB
Internal memory type DDR3
Maximum RAM supported 1 GB
Flash memory 512 MB
Ethernet LAN Y
Wi-Fi N
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
DHCP client Y
DHCP server Y
Jumbo frames support Y
iSCSI support Y
Wake-on-LAN ready Y
Supported network protocols CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, SMSC
Dynamic DNS (DDNS) Y
WLAN adapter supported Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
USB port Y
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 3
Chassis type Tower
Cooling type Active
Product colour White
Number of fans 1 fan(s)
Fan diameter 5 cm
LED indicators HDD,LAN,Power,Status,USB
Cable lock slot Y
Cable lock slot type Kensington
Type NAS
Device class Home & Home Office
Backup function Y
Backup features Cloud,USB drive,iSCSI LUN
Buzzer Y
Multilingual support Y
Number of users 4096 user(s)
Noise level 15.8 dB
Third-party support Y
Snapshot Y
Management protocols SNMP
Security algorithms 128-bit AES,256-bit AES
Access Control List (ACL) Y
Web-based management Y
Reset button Y
On/off switch Y
Built-in iTunes server Y
Built-in FTP server Y
Browser supported Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 8+, Apple Safari 4+, Google Chrome
System log Y
S.M.A.R.T. support Y
Share folder 512
Share folder access right management Y
Backup button Y
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Y
USB copy function Y
Operating system installed QNAP Turbo System
Operating system version 4.2
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10,Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 10 x64,Windows 7,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 7 x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64
Linux operating systems supported Y
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Server operating systems supported Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2,Windows Server 2016
Power supply location External
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity 36 W
Number of power supply units 1
Power consumption (typical) 11.62 W
Power consumption (sleep) 7.29 W
AC input voltage 100 – 240 V
Fan voltage 12 V
Width 73 mm
Depth 219 mm
Height 169 mm
Weight 1.16 kg
Package weight 1.99 kg
External power adapter Y
Cables included AC,LAN (RJ-45)
Quick installation guide Y
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 – 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 5 – 95%
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports

1

Noise level

15.8 dB

Number of fans

1 fan(s)

Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

Y

Wake-on-LAN ready

Y

Storage drive interface

Serial ATA

DHCP client

Y

Multilingual support

Y

Wi-Fi

N

Flash memory

512 MB

Internal memory type

DDR3

Web-based management

Y

Processor architecture

ARM Cortex-A15

USB copy function

Y

Processor model

Alpine AL-212

Processor frequency

1.7 GHz

Hot-swap drive bays

Y

Operating system version

4.2

Storage drive size

3.5"

Width

73 mm

Chassis type

Tower

Number of users

4096 user(s)

Operating system installed

QNAP Turbo System

Type

NAS

Storage drives installed

Y

DHCP server

Y

USB port

Y

WLAN adapter supported

Y

iSCSI support

Y

Ethernet LAN data rates

10,100,1000 Mbit/s

Ethernet LAN

Y

Maximum RAM supported

1 GB

Internal memory

1 GB

Processor cores

4

Processor family

Annapurna Labs

RAID support

Y

Storage drive capacity

1000 GB

Weight

1.16 kg

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