Build a personal private cloud & home multimedia center with a built-in NPU to boost AI-powered face recognition
ARM Cortex-A55 4 Core 2.0GHz, 2GB DDR4 RAM on-board, 1 x GbE, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 and 2 x USB 2.0
Our Price: $199.00
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- QNAP TS-233 Storage
- 1 x Ethernet cables
- Power cord
- AC Adapter
- 8 x Flat head screw (for 3.5″ HDD)
- 6 x Flat head screw (for 2.5″ HDD)
- Quick Installation Guide
Run your own personal cloud storage and enjoy easy file access, sharing, and syncing with the TS-233. Designed to enhance collaboration and increase remote work productivity, the TS-233 also features rich multimedia applications and provides a complete home entertainment portal.
Centralized multimedia management
Centrally store photos, music, and videos; easily browse, organize, and share multimedia files.
AI-powered image recognition
With a built-in NPU (Neural network Processing Unit) processor, the TS-233 boosts performance for high-speed face and object recognition.
Home entertainment center
Supports ARM NEON technology that accelerates video processing for a greater entertainment experience.
Secure remote access
myQNAPcloud allows you to easily access, manage, and share NAS files via the Internet.
Snapshot protection against Ransomware
Protect your files and data from accidental deletion and malware attacks by using advanced snapshot protection.
Comprehensive security management
Serves as a secure private cloud and supports user account protection, IP blocking, 2-step verification, encryption access, and more.
The compact and slim TS-233 prioritizes a clean and essential design, and perfectly blends into your home or office. The design extends to the hard drives, which can be installed without needing a screwdriver.
Effective cooling fan for heat flow
The TS-233 is small in size and remains high-performance, cool, and quiet with an effective cooling fan.
64-bit Cortex-A55 quad-core 2.0 GHz CPU NAS for everyday use and collaboration
Powered by a ARM® Cortex-A55 quad-core 2 GHz processor, built-in 2 GB RAM, one Gigabit LAN port, and supports two SATA 6Gb/s hard drives, the TS-233 provides dependable read/write performance for running various home and business NAS applications. The TS-233 features AES-NI 256 hardware-accelerated encryption for both full NAS volumes and shared folders, boosting system performance while securing sensitive data.
|Windows File Transfer (1x 1GbE)||Download
|Windows File Transfer with Encryption (1x 1GbE)||Download
Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.
Volume type: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512GB SATA*2, RAID 1
Client PC: Windows Server 2016, Intel Xeon E-2124, 64GB RAM
NPU accelerates on-device AI performance. 6x Faster face recognition.
With a built-in NPU (Neural network Processing Unit) processor, the TS-233 boosts QNAP AI Core (the AI-powered engine for image recognition) performance for high-speed face and object recognition.
QuMagie Smart photo management
The AI-powered QuMagie with intelligent face and object recognition brings you the ultimate photo management and sharing solution. Includes timeline scrolling, customizable folder covers, iOS® Live Photo display, a powerful search tool, and more.
QTS 5, Fast, smooth, and easy-to-use!
The TS-233 comes with the QTS 5 operating system as standard, providing a next-generation usage experience with an updated system kernel, optimized user interface, and advanced security features.
Brighter. Smoother. You’ll like it.
When navigating QTS 5, you will notice a finer attention to detail for a superior browsing experience. Enjoy a smoother NAS experience, comfortable visual design, and find your favorite apps quicker.
Get started with the notice board
When performing first-time installation, the notice board guides you through the setup process. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions for a quick and easy setup.
Smooth and reactive user interface
Whether clicking buttons, switching between apps, expanding/collapsing windows – every action is much smoother. The search bar in the main menu also assists in quickly finding desired apps.
An easy-to-use, all-in-one backup solution
The TS-233 can do many things, but at its heart is a complete backup solution to protect your files and data. By regularly backing up your files and device content, you can make data loss a thing of the past.
Back up Windows®/Mac® files
For Windows®, install NetBak Replicator to back up your PC to the TS-233. In macOS®, simply set up the built-in Time Machine® to back up files to NAS.
Back up photos on mobile devices
Install Qfile or QuMagie mobile app and enable the “auto-upload” function. Photos will be automatically uploaded to your TS-233 as soon as they are taken.
Back up USB drives & external hard drives
Simply plug in the storage device to the front USB port of the TS-233 and press the One-Touch Copy button to back up all files to the NAS.
Back up Google Drive™
Hybrid Backup Sync can safely back up files and data from Google Drive™ to the TS-233, helping you save money on cloud storage costs.
Back up NAS files to the cloud
Hybrid Backup Sync supports all your favorite public cloud services, allowing you to effortlessly back up or sync NAS files to cloud storage.
Back up NAS files to remote sites
With Hybrid Backup Sync, you can easily backup or sync files and data from the TS-233 to a remote QNAP NAS or server for multiplied data protection.
Protect your data from ransomware threats with Snapshots
Snapshots are an advanced backup method and are normally reserved for high-end business NAS. QNAP provides snapshots as standard for all NAS – including the TS-233. Snapshots work by recording the current state of the system, allowing it to be restored back this state at any time - greatly helping in mitigating the threat of ransomware.
|1.||Back up PCs to your NAS
Always remember to back up! You should routinely (or automatically) back up files and data from your computer to your TS-233.
|2.||Take snapshots within seconds
Instantly take snapshots to record the current state of your system and data. You can quickly restore files and data to a previously recorded state by selecting a snapshot version from a specific time point.
|3.||Back up snapshots
Multiply data protection by backing up snapshot files! Replicate snapshots in the TS-233. to a remote NAS (Snapshot Replica) and only copy the changes made. This helps save time & bandwidth, and can be run manually or on a scheduled basis.
|4.||Restore data using snapshots
Snapshot content can be quickly restored to a local NAS, or restored on a folder/file basis to a local/remote NAS or cloud storage. You can also conveniently view and restore snapshots from the client side.
Centrally store and protect your huge multimedia collection
The TS-233 is your private personal cloud for your movies, videos, photos, and files that are securely at your fingertips anywhere and anytime.
Storage for music collections
Use Music Station to collect and play lossless music, sing along with lyrics, and share albums, playlists or folders with friends and family. You can also put tons of music right in your pocket using the Qmusic mobile app.
Store high-resolution videos
Centrally collect GoPro diaries, videos of your family, friends, and pets in Video Station, and easily share your favorites. Take all your videos with you on your mobile devices using the Qvideo mobile app.
Enhanced multimedia experience
The TS-233 supports ARM NEON technology to accelerate video processing for a greater entertainment experience. Stream media files from the TS-233 to DLNA® devices and TVs using common media streaming devices including Roku®, Apple TV® (via Qmedia), Google Chromecast™, and Amazon Fire TV®.
Tips for a more productive workday
With a wide range of awesome apps, you can easily access files from various devices, instantly synchronize files with friends’ or colleague’s devices, quickly find specific files, and automatically organize your documents and media files. You can also map the TS-233’s shared folders as network drives on your computers, making accessing NAS files easy and intuitive. The TS-233 helps you save time while being more efficient and productive.
|File Station||Easily manage files stored in your TS-233 using the web-based File Station. The Qfile companion mobile app also puts all your files at your fingertips, providing a complete personal cloud service that is accessible from anywhere!|
|Qsync||Qsync is a perfect replacement of Dropbox®, allowing you to synchronize files with computers and mobile devices belonging to your family, friends, colleagues, and clients.|
|Qfiling||Save time organizing and archiving your files with Qfiling. Simply categorize your files, set a schedule, and Qfiling will automatically organize and archive them.|
Access your NAS from anywhere
The myQNAPcloud service enables quick and easy remote access to your TS-233, allowing you to be always connected without needing to configure complex network settings. With myQNAPcloud Link you are provided with a unique domain name for your TS-233, and will automatically connect using the best method based on your network environment.
Protect your data with higher security
The TS-233 provides advanced privacy and security settings but is easy to set up and use. Besides IP blocking and HTTPS connectivity, there are more apps that help ensure an optimal level of NAS protection against threats like malware and hackers.
When activated, anyone who logs in to the TS-233 must enter a one-time verification code after their username and password.
Advanced folder permissions
Easily manage folder permissions, specifying read, read/write, and deny access of individual users to each folder and subfolder.
Supports IPv6, firewall access lists, and GeoIP filtering to restrict access based on geographical locations for higher NAS network security.
Superior security with QVPN
A virtual private network (VPN) allows secure access to network resources and services across public networks. QVPN supports creating a VPN client, using the TS-233 as a VPN server, and WireGuard® VPN service with an easy-to-use interface for setting up a secure connection.
A security portal for the TS-233 to check for weaknesses and offer recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.
Host container applications
If you are curious about Docker or are a hobbyist developer, Container Station on the TS-233 integrates Docker® lightweight virtualization technology, allowing you to run all kinds of self-contained applications. You can download apps from the built-in Docker Hub®, including popular and fully-configured applications, and deploy them with just one click. From smart homes to multimedia applications, you can explore your creativity and bring containerized applications to life.
Besides Container Station, more apps (including tools for backup/sync, content management, communications, download, and entertainment) are available from the App Center. Simply click and install on-demand to further extend the functionality of your TS-233.
Flexible and economical storage expansion
QNAP provides easy and affordable solutions to expand your NAS storage capacity.
Attach QNAP expansion enclosures
Connect expansion enclosures to the TS-233, and manage NAS storage expansion with the user-friendly Storage & Snapshots Manager app.
Mount cloud storage or remote file servers
Mount cloud storage or remote file servers to expand the capacity of the TS-233 while also centrally managing files on the NAS, cloud storage, and remote devices.
Migrate to a new NAS
Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations.
Upgrade RAID capacity
Hot-swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives to expand your NAS capacity so it can grow with your files and multimedia collections.
More productivity-boosting applications
The TS-233 provides an App Center that includes feature-rich apps to expand your NAS potential!
Centralize multiple email accounts and protect your data by using secondary backup, making managing and backing up emails absolutely easy.
Centrally manage all your contacts, import contacts from Google™, import/export contact information using CSV or vCard files, and enjoy an always-online database of contact information.
An Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution that enables you to connect apps and devices with QNAP NAS for automating daily tasks for greater productivity.
Consolidates all system events, alerts, and notifications for smooth and easy NAS management, keeping you always informed of your NAS status.
Extend hardware warranty up to 5 years
The TS-233 is backed by a 2-year warranty at no additional cost. You can also purchase a warranty extension that extends your warranty coverage up to 5 years.
|CPU||ARM 4-core Cortex-A55 2.0GHz processor|
|CPU Architecture||64-bit ARM|
|Floating Point Unit|
|System Memory||2 GB, not expandable
Note: Reserves some RAM for use as shared graphics memory.
|Maximum Memory||2 GB, not expandable|
|Flash Memory||4 GB (Dual boot OS protection)|
|Drive Bay||2 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s|
|Drive Compatibility||3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
|Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45)||1|
|Wake on LAN (WOL)|
|USB 2.0 port||2|
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 port||1|
|LED Indicators||System Status, LAN, USB, HDD1~2|
|Buttons||Power, Reset, USB Copy|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||188.64 × 90.18 × 156.26 mm|
|Weight (Net)||2.45 lbs|
|Weight (Gross)||4.3 lbs|
|Operating temperature||0 - 40 °C (32°F - 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20 - 70°C (-4°F - 158°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5-95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)|
|Power Supply Unit||65W adapter, 100 - 240V|
|Power Consumption: HDD Sleep Mode||3.43 W|
|Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical||10.81 W
Tested with drives fully populated.
|Fan||1 x 80mm, 12VDC|
|Max. Number of Concurrent Connections (CIFS) - with Max. Memory||200|
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications.
Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test
Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
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ARM Cortex-A55 4 Core 2.0GHz, 2GB DDR4 RAM on-board, 1 x GbE, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 and 2 x USB 2.0
Our Price: $199.00
Note: Bundled accessories delivered together with the product such as expansion cards, power adapter, and accessories are covered with one-year warranty.