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QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black

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HS-251
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HS-251 + 2X ST4000VN000
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Multifunctional data storage servers that allow you to store huge amounts of data. Connect your storage server directly to your own PC or share it with your local area network, so anybody in your home/office can use it. You can even connect it to the internet and share your data securely with friends or colleagues at a remote office via a VPN connection or if you would wish to do so you could even share your data with the whole world via ftp (provided your server supports this).
NAS & storage servers
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Long product name QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black :
The short editorial description of QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black

HS-251, Celeron 2.41GHz, 1GB DDR3L, 512MB Flash, 2x 2.5/3.5”, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, USB 3.0 + 2x ST4000VN000
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QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black:
The official marketing text of QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black as supplied by the manufacturer
Silent & dust-free

The HS-251, powered by dual-core Intel® Celeron® 2.41GHz processor, was created as a silent NAS solution that allows users to enjoy files and media with no distractions, providing a perfect match for home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles looking to maximize their audiovisual experience and users who wish to constantly run their systems without any background noise. Coupled with the support of HDMI connectivity for 1080p video playback and hardware transcoding capability, the HS-251 is an ideal companion at home for multimedia entertainment. Being fanless, the HS-251 has no internal moving parts for improved reliability and remains clean and dust-free even after long-term usage. The HS-251 is best used with SSDs or WD® Red™ & Seagate® NAS drives as a reliable storage solution.

Modern & stylish

Created for the living room with a revolutionary fanless architecture, the HS-251 features a modern set-top design that fits alongside your HDTV, game consoles and other elements of your digital lifestyle. Underneath the stylish & compact brushed metal aluminum body, the HS-251 is packed full of cutting-edge features & apps to provide day-to-day entertainment, storage, and backup needs. The HS-251 is easy to use and maintain. With its accessible layout, adding and removing drives are remarkably easy even for beginners.

Enjoy the HS-251 with the intuitive QTS

Powered by QNAP’s new QTS’s user interface, browsing the HS-251's wide range of features has never been easier. Featuring a multi-window operation with a familiar user interface, QTS makes controlling every aspect of your HS-251 – from system operations to multimedia features – fully accessible and easy to use. QTS enables you to:

- Centralize your data, files and backups.
- Sync files across computers, tablets and mobile devices, and share files across different groups and communities.
- Collect, enjoy and share your large photo, music and video collections.
- Stream HD movies & family videos to various network players.
- Access, manage and enjoy all your files with your tablets & smartphones.
- Expand the functionality of the HS-251 by installing more than 100 apps on demand from the QNAP App Center.

Build your media center and access anywhere

From enjoying your media on HDTVs, smartphones and tablets to syncing files between different computers and mobile devices, the HS-251 can be depended on to be the cornerstone of all your home digital needs and becomes your personal cloud so you are always connected to your data. Take advantage of the myQNAPcloud service, which allows you to remotely access your HS-251 wherever you are. Instantly stream or share your multimedia contents and share them with your friends.
Short summary description QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black:
This short summary of the QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
QNAP HS-251, 8000 GB, HDD, HDD, SSD, 4000 GB, 2.5/3.5", 1, JBOD
Long summary description QNAP HS-251 NAS Compact Ethernet LAN Black :

QNAP HS-251. Total installed storage capacity: 8000 GB, Installed storage drive type: HDD, Supported storage drive types: HDD, SSD. Processor family: Intel® Celeron®, Processor frequency: 2.41 GHz. RAM capacity: 1 GB, RAM type: DDR3L, Flash memory: 512 MB. Ethernet LAN data rates: 10,100,1000 Mbit/s, Supported network protocols: CIFS/SMB,AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, SMSC. Chassis type: Compact, Cooling type: Passive, Colour of product: Black

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Storage
Total installed storage capacity *
8000 GB
Storage drives installed *
Storage drives are built into the system.
Yes
Installed storage drive type *
Type of storage drives built into the device e.g. HDD (hard disk drive), SSD (solid-state drive).
HDD
Number of storage drives installed *
Amount of storage drives built into the device.
2
Supported storage drive types *
HDD, SSD
Number of storage drives supported *
2
Storage drive capacity *
The amount of data that can be stored on the storage drive.
4000 GB
Storage drive size *
2.5/3.5"
RAID support *
The device uses RAID, which is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
Yes
Hot-swap drive bays *
The places where drives (hot-swap drives) can be inserted to or removed from the computer.
Yes
RAID levels
RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
1, JBOD
Supported file systems
ext3,ext4,FAT32,HFS+,NTFS
Processor
Processor family *
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency
The speed that the microprocessor executes each instruction or each vibration of the clock. The CPU requires a fixed number of clock ticks, or cycles, to execute each instruction. The faster the clocks rate, the faster the CPU, or the faster it can execute instructions. Clock Speeds are usually determined in MHz, 1 MHz representing 1 million cycles per second, or in GHz, 1 GHz representing 1 thousand million cycles per second. The higher the CPU speed, the better a computer will perform.
2.41 GHz
Processor cores
The number of central processing units ('cores') in a processor. Some processors have 1 core, others have 2 (e.g. Intel Core Duo) or more (e.g. the Intel Xeon E7-2850 has 10 cores).
2
Memory
RAM capacity *
1 GB
RAM type *
The type of RAM (random access memory) inside the device e.g. DDR3.
DDR3L
Flash memory
512 MB
Networking
Ethernet LAN *
An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
Yes
Wi-Fi *
Popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.
No
Ethernet LAN data rates
The different speed levels of the Ethernet LAN connection.
10,100,1000 Mbit/s
DHCP client
Yes
DHCP server
A server is a system which that responds to requests across a computer network to provide, or help to provide, a network service. DCHP servers uses the DCHP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), which is a standardized networking protocol used by servers on an IP network to allocate IP addresses to computers. The purpose of DHCP is to automate the IP address configuration of a computer without a network administrator. IP addresses are typically selected from a range of assigned IP addresses stored in a database on the server and issued to a computer which requests a new IP address. An IP address is assigned to a computer for a set interval, after which, the computer must renew the IP address or acquire a new one.
Yes
Jumbo frames support
Yes
iSCSI support
Yes
Wake-on-LAN ready
Yes
Supported network protocols
Network protocols tested as compatible with this product e.g. FTP,HTML, POP.
CIFS/SMB,AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, SMSC
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports *
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
2
USB 2.0 ports quantity *
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity *
2
HDMI ports quantity
The number of sockets (ports) for HDMI connections. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed/uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant device ("the source device") to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. HDMI is a digital replacement for existing analog video standards.
1
Design
Chassis type *
The type of rigid framework onto which is the hosuing for device components.
Compact
Cooling type *
The method used to cool the device or to cool the air around the device.
Passive
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Black
Design
LED indicators
Yes
Cable lock slot
Holes on the edge of devices through which a cable lock can be passed, so the device can be locked to a desk etc.
Yes
Cable lock slot type
Kensington
Performance
Type *
Characteristics of the device.
NAS
Device class *
The category to which this device belongs.
Home & Home Office
Backup function *
The function if the main power source fails.
Yes
Operating system installed *
Type of operating system on a device e.g. IOS on Apple devices, Android for mobile devices.
QNAP Turbo System
Buzzer
Yes
Multilingual support
Yes
Operating system version
The version of the operating system used e.g. 4.1, 4.2 for Android.
4.1
Management protocols
SNMP, Telnet
Security algorithms
Security algorithms are used to provide authentication, cipher key generation, integrity and radio link privacy to users on mobile networks. The security algorithms supported are the ones that can be used with this product.
256-bit AES,FIPS 140-2,HTTPS,SSH,SSL/TLS
Access Control List (ACL)
Yes
Web-based management
Using a website/web application to manage something.
Yes
Reset button
Yes
Windows operating systems supported
Windows vesions wich can be used with the device.
Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Pro,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 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Linux operating systems supported
8 RT. Linux (9.4, 9.5), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 (supported with a pre-built package); SUSE Linux (10.3, 11.0, 11, 11.1, 11.2), Fedora (9, 9.0, 10, 10.0, 11.0, 11, 12, 12.0), Ubuntu (8.04, 8.04.1, 8.04.2, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04), Debian (5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3)
Yes
Mac operating systems supported
Mac operating systems e.g. OS X can be used with the device.
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah, Mac OS X 10.1 Puma, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 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 2003 R2,Windows Server 2003 x64,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2008 R2 x64,Windows Server 2008 x64,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2,Windows Server 2012 R2 x64,Windows Server 2012 x64,Windows Server 2013
Power
Power supply location
Where the power supply is positioned.
External
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity
60 W
Number of power supply units
1
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
15.64 W
Power consumption (sleep)
8.96 W
AC input voltage
The voltage of the AC electricity that is inpitted into the product.
100-240
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
302 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
220 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
41.3 mm
Packaging content
External power adapter
Yes
Cables included
AC, LAN (RJ-45)
Quick installation guide
Yes
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2015-10-27
Testseek has collected 39 expert reviews for QNAP HS-251 and the average expert rating is 82 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
82%
Source Review comments Score
homecinemachoice.com
Updated:
2015-10-27
If you've been put off buying a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device, the HS-251 from QNAP might change your mind. It's capable of the stuff a typical modern NAS can do – acting as a repository for all of your files (among them movies, TV programmes and...
Good HDMI port surprisingly useful, quiet running, powerful and flexible software, additional functionality via app addons...
Bad No eSATA ports or RAM upgradability, transcoding deterioration, can run warm, pricey...
90%
techradar.com
Updated:
2015-10-27
NAS appliances can be used to both share files and stream media to home entertainment systems, but the boxes involved can be both ugly and noisy. Some also require additional hardware, like an Xbox, to connect to the TV. Which is where QNAP's HS-251 score...
Good Living room friendly, stylish and quiet, HDMI for direct attachment to TV, Hardware, based transcoding and integrated XBMC...
Bad Gets very hot, Expensive and only has two drive bays, Requires some technical know, how to set up...
Bottom line If file sharing is all you crave then the HS-251 will come way down your shopping list behind cheaper, faster NAS rivals with greater capacity. As a multimedia server attached to a TV, however, it makes a lot more sense, especially with XBMC on board and...
70%
techradar.com/au/
Updated:
2015-10-27
NAS appliances can be used to both share files and stream media to home entertainment systems, but the boxes involved can be both ugly and noisy. Some also require additional hardware, like an Xbox, to connect to the TV. Which is where QNAP's HS-251 score...
Good Living room friendly, stylish and quiet, HDMI for direct attachment to TV, Hardwarebased transcoding and integrated XBMC...
Bad Gets very hot, Expensive and only has two drive bays, Requires some technical knowhow to set up...
Bottom line Overall we liked what we got with the QNAP HS-251 but it does come with a hefty price tag. Without disks we found it selling for £380 (around $595, AU$690) and if you add in the cost of the two 4TB disks that rises to something around the £650 mark ($1,02...
70%
trustedreviews.com
Updated:
2015-10-27
What is the QNAP HS-251? This is QNAP's big pitch to be part of your living room. A two-bay NAS which looks like it belongs beside your Blu-ray player or cable box, packs a wealth of media functionality, HDMI and no fan for silent operation. It all looks...
Good Smooth, reliable transcoding, Simple setup, intuitive UI, Quiet operation, No toolless drive installation...
Bad Very expensive, Mediocre file transfer performance, No dynamic, expandable RAID, Gets very hot...
Bottom line QNAP has dared to do something different and largely succeeded. The HS-251 looks good, is fast enough for its media centric purpose, fits in nicely under the TV and has integrated HDMI to directly connect to your TV. The problem is it is far more expensiv...
70%
ocaholic.ch.english
Updated:
2015-10-27
The HS-251 from QNAP is a 2 bay NAS especially made for the living room. Thanks to a nice looking design with brushed aluminum cover plate it should blend in perfectly. Apart from that there is an Intel Celeron dual core processor in combination with 2 Gi...
0%
eteknix.com
Updated:
2015-10-27
This is not the typical every-day NAS we are testing today, it is a somewhat special device. When we usually think of NAS devices, it goes in the direction of tower and rack-systems; and that is not the thing you would like next to your well designed home...
0%
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