Summary: I bought this about 2 years ago, in mid 2012. I have since recommended it to friends who have similar storage needs. The Good: -hot swappable bays galore -tons of external connectors (esata, usb, etc) -one touch copy is very useful (and programmable as well now) -fast enough for all my needs just...
Summary: I had purchased this NAS in order to backup Window's Laptop and my Mac Mini. After setting up the machine at home I had no issues getting my Laptop to recognize the NAS and utilize it for backup. However, after I started to work in setting up the NAS for my Mac I ran into issue after issue.
Summary: And, several of other models. QNAP just makes great affordable very robust easy to use Network Attached Storage devices. And, their support is awesome, and I have called and emailed with them. Always courteous and helpful.
Summary: After much procrastination, and failed 1-TB usb drives, I went ahead and purchased a NAS. I spoke with several IT guys at my company, all responsible for network storage in a global company. They all said QNAP is fairly easy to use/install and reliable. I am quite pleased with my purchase.
Summary: This review will be based on my experience with the unit. It's not intended to refute the "successes" of the others that have reviewed this box. I do not intend to assert that after "Detailed Study", it's the boxes fault. That said, on with the review. This box is AN ORNAMENT.
Summary: I'd bought a TS-419 but it came with a mother board issue, so i returned it and bought the TS-412 model, it was cheaper and has almost the same features. in my opinion not to have a display is even better, the blue light from the TS-419 display keep annoying me at night
Summary: We use QNAP for storing of our High Definition MegaPixel Surveillance cameras with no reported problem, when used with the approved HDD's. Jose M. Noy President/CEO ComSurv, Inc. High Definition Surveillance [...]
Great nice - lots of features - get ready to do some reading
Jay Garcia, Amazon
10 May 2013
Summary: I have been very hesitant to write this review because of my back and forth initial experiences with this NAS, but since owning it for a good period of time (bought it in Sept 2012) and now since the latest firmware update its been rock solid.