Summary: I've owned this QNAP product for a year now. I'm using it with 2x 2TB WD RED's as single disks. Everything you read about QNAP's quality and hardware is true. When comparing QNAP (side by side) to it's competitors (like models) QNAP units typically have more powerful processors and more installed...
Summary: I bought this NAS a year ago for home use with two enterprise disks for mirroring. The device seems working as it is supposed to do. But one of the anti-feature is the USB One Touch Copy. It never works as expected. I wanted to backup all files to a USB drive in case the NAS crashes.
Summary: I've worked with several different QNAP units and while they are great little units this one is a bit under-powered, if you can afford a TS-259 instead of this unit I'd pay the additional cost. The power of the dual-core Atom, dual NIC, and expandable memory is worth the additional cost.
Summary: From what I've learned, good inexpensive hardware is an oxymoron as far as NAS devices go.
Pros: Decent NAS for the money. Fast, and reliable when you get a good one. Out of the 3 originally purchased, we only have one in production now though.
Cons: Speaking to support is pretty hard because of their thick accent. E-mail support usually ends up with a bunch of broken English that I can hardly understand. We had a device that would stop responding once every day or two, even after firmware update. We obtained RMA info, but found that the fast...
Excellent up to the point you want to use it to print.
chunkyneck "chunkyneck", Amazon
3 April 2012
Summary: As far as this goes from a NAS perspective and streaming and dealing with data i cannot fault it. The front end to configure the system is extremely easy to use and got everything i wanted to work, EXCEPT printing.