Summary: Excellent NAS especially for the price! I use this as a home for my iTunes library, image my Windows machines as well as the TimeMachine backup for my Macbook Pro. I have an older NAS that I RSYNC to from this NAS so it is backed up twice. I use the Google Cloud Sync application to automatically back up my important data to the cloud from my QNAP (In case of a home fire). I also use the MusicStation to stream my music and the PhotoStation to view photos.. all remotely.
that was a very nice surprise! It was exactly what I ordered and ...
Claudia Courtney, Amazon
9 September 2014
Summary: This item arrived sooner than expected. Obviously, that was a very nice surprise! It was exactly what I ordered and was easy (for my computer whiz son) to install the hard drives and save all our files!!
Summary: Compared to similar products I've tried this is well made, fast (for its price range) and supports a large number of applications that run on the box. The available apps install and uninstall easily in the we based user interface and they take the functionality well beyond a basic media server.
Excerpt: Ok, installing the NAS is not quite as straight forward as stated but if you are REALLY on the same subnet, this NAS will install like a breeze! I wanted to install the NAS on the different subnet from the one my PCs are. The performance after the complete synchronization is GREAT! The GUI interface is so intuitive that everyone at home was able to go in and install their local SYNCH and start sharing resources.
Excerpt: If you do not trust public backup providers, this is what you need. Great home back up server to keep and share photos, music, files etc. with family and friends. Easy manageable and easy to set up accounts on it and define access level. With Mirrored drives set up (RAID 1) you will be sure that your data is always protected.
Good but read between the lines first if you think you are purchasing with two drives inside
Kevin Morris, Amazon
19 July 2014
Summary: QNAP is very good and recommend. The TS-220-13R does have two bays but ONLY COMES WITH ONE DRIVE!!! I could have bought the two NAS drives separately, ones that I really wanted (WD NAS) and saved $180. So I feel I'm out $180 for what the ad did NOT say. Product description does not say two drives so I guess I got what I deserved - the shaft. Fan is a little louder than I care for. In basement it's fine but in your room - NO. Came with one Seagate NAS drive.