The HS-251+, featuring a powerful processor, was created as a silent NAS solution that allows users to enjoy files and media with no distractions, providing a great match for home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles, who want to maximize their audiovisual experience and for users who wish to constantly run their systems without any background noise. Coupled with the support of HDMI connectivity for high-quality video playback and hardware transcoding capability, the HS-251+ is an optimal 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.
Created for the living room with a fanless architecture, the HS-251+ features a sleek design that fits alongside your HDTV, games consoles and other elements of your digital lifestyle. Underneath the stylish and compact brushed metal aluminum body, the HS-251+ is packed full of advanced features to provide superb 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 a great audiovisual experience on TV via HDMI with free remote control
With HDMI connectivity, you can connect the HS-251+ to a HDTV or a Hi-Fi amplifier to enjoy your rich multimedia content with great audiovisual experience. The splendid user interface and support for 7.1-channel audio pass through bring a smooth playback.
Real-time and offline HD video transcoding
The HS-251+ is a great video storage center for you to store your movies and home video collection, delivering advanced video transcoding to convert your videos to formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and smart TVs. It allows multiple devices to simultaneously view different videos stored on the HS-251+. The HS-251+ allows enjoying videos on multiple devices even those lack computing power and limited file format support without complicated and time-consuming file conversion.
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 connected to your data.
Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia control
Use your HS-251+ as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos from the HS-251+ to different rooms from a single device using Bluetooth and USB devices connected to the HS-251+. Every family member in different zones can enjoy the convenience and simplicity for media playback and multimedia storage.
Back up and protect your data
The high performance and cross-platform compatibility of the HS-251+ allows you to centralize and protect your important information with a range of backup possibilities.
Fanless thermal design and power efficiency
Instead of a fan, the HS-251+ features a remarkable thermal design that intelligently dissipates heat, allowing us to create a sleek design without a bulk. This thermal design helps keep the HS-251+ running smoothly even under the heavy loads. The HS-251+ is also eco-friendly, with power-saving features including S3 system sleep mode, or hard disk standby when not in use, and power management scheduling.
Economical storage expansion
The HS-251+ offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of archiving rapidly growing data and large files. It supports online capacity expansion by connecting an expansion enclosure, allowing you to expand the raw storage capacity on demand and making itself a large-capacity file center for personal media collections
Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Apple Bonjour Protocol, DHCP, DDNS, Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), FTP, FTPS, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTP, HTTPS, Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
VPN support, trunking, LDAP support, wake on LAN (WOL), Syslog support, manageable, E-mail alert, print server, IPv6 support, video server, firmware upgradable, proxy server, backup server, download client, file sharing, event log, Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) support, Access Control List (ACL) support, SSH support, iTunes server, Jumbo Frames support, DHCP server, FTP server, SMS alert, BitTorrent Client, UPnP Media Server, bandwidth control, IPv4 support, surveillance station, teaming support, DLNA Media Server, Apple Time Machine compatible, DHCP client, e-mail notification, cloud backup, VPN Server, Apple AirPlay
DLNA CERTIFIED, UPnP
Expansion / Connectivity
2 (total) / 2 (free) x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5"
2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 , 2 x USB 3.0 - Type A , 2 x USB 2.0 - Type A , 1 x HDMI output
2 x network cable
Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), audible alarm, remote control
External power adapter
AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational
Software / System Requirements
Storage Operating System
QNAP QTS 4.2
Min Operating Temperature
Max Operating Temperature
Humidity Range Operating
5 - 95% (non-condensing)
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