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TS-453BT3 Specification

  1. TS-453BT3-8G

    CPU Processor: Intel® Celeron® J3455 quad-core 1.5 GHz, burst up to 2.3 GHz
    Architecture: 64-bit
    Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 500
    Encryption Engine: AES-NI
    System Memory 8 GB RAM (2 x 4 GB DDR3L)
    Maximum Memory 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
    Memory Slot 2 x SODIMM DDR3L
    Drive Bay 4 x SATA 6 Gbps
    Drive Compatibility 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
    2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
    2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
    M.2 SSD Slot 2 x M.2 2280 SATA 6 Gbp/s SSD
    SSD Cache Acceleration Support • Drive bays 1 to 4
    • M.2 slots 1 to 2
    • Optional: SSD using PCIe expansion slot
    Hot-swappable Yes
    The following are not hot-swappable: M.2 SSDs, SSD cache drives, SSDs using PCIe expansion slots.
    10 Gigabit Ethernet Port 1 x 10GBASE-T RJ-45
    Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x RJ45
    PCIe Slot 1 x PCIe 2.0 x2
    Note: Pre-installed with a QM2 expansion card that includes a 10GbE 10GBASE-T port and two M.2 SSD slots).
    Thunderbolt Port 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    USB Port 5 x USB 3.0 (Front: 1 x One Touch Copy; Back: 4)
    HDMI Output 2 x HDMI 1.4b (up to 3840 x 2160 resolution at 30 Hz)
    Audio • 2 x 3.5 mm dynamic microphone jacks
    • 1 x 3.5 mm line-out jack
    • 1 x speaker
    Note: You cannot use the speakers and the line-out jack simultaneously.
    Display Panel Monochrome OLED display with capacitive sensing Enter and Select buttons
    USB One Touch Copy Front: USB 3.0 Type-A
    IR sensor QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (MCE compatible)
    Form Factor Tower
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 168 x 170 x 226 mm
    6.61 x 6.69 x 8.90 inch
    Net Weight 2.51 kg (5.53 lbs)
    Power Suply Unit 120W, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
    Fan System: 1 x 12 mm
    Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F), 5 to 95% non-condensing, wet-bulb 27˚C (80.6˚F)
    Security Slot Kensington security slot
    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.
    Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Operating System

QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client Operating Systems
  1. Apple Mac OS 10.7 or later
  2. Linux and UNIX
  3. Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10
  4. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2
Supported Browsers
  1. Apple Safari 7 or later
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or later
  4. Mozilla Firefox
Supported Languages

Chinese (traditional and simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish

Supported File Systems
  1. Internal hard drive (EXT4)
  2. External hard drive (EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, and exFAT)
    Note: You can purchase exFAT driver licenses on the License Center.
Network & Virtual Switch
  1. TCP/IP: Dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6)
  2. Jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  3. DHCP server and client
  4. USB Wi-Fi adapter
    Note: This feature does not support ad hoc networks because of safety considerations.
  5. Virtual switch
    • Virtual switch editing in Virtualization Station
    • Combining virtual machines and containers in the same virtual switch
    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    • Thunderbolt to Ethernet converter
  6. WirelessAP Station
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Security
  1. Network access protection with auto-blocking (SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, and AFP)
  2. Host access control for shared folders (CIFS)
  3. 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption (FIPS)
  4. 256-bit external drive encryption (AES)
  5. Importing of SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt
  6. Instant alerts through email, SMS, push service, audio, and LCD panel
  7. 2-step verification
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Storage Management
  1. Storage space utilization monitoring
  2. Flexible volumes and LUNs with thin provisioning and space reclaiming
  3. Disk volume types: single, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, hot spare and global hot spare
  4. Storage pools
  5. Qtier™ Technology (automated storage tiering)
  6. Snapshots
    Note: This feature requires 4 GB of system memory.
    • Volume and LUN snapshots
    • Snapshot Manager
    • Snapshot cloning
    • Snapshot Vault
    • Snapshot Replica
    • Unify Snapshot Directory
    • Support for previous Windows versions (SMB)
    • Snapshot Agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere
  7. Online volume expansion
  8. Online storage pool expansion
  9. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  10. SMART data migration
  11. Storage expansion through QNAP expansion units
  12. JBOD enclosure roaming
  13. SSD read-only or read-write cache
    Note:
    • The cache size depends on the total memory.
  14. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  15. Bad block recovery and RAID recovery
  16. Bitmap support
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Power Management
  1. Wake on LAN
  2. Standby mode for internal drives
  3. Scheduled power on and off
  4. Automatic power on after power recovery
  5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
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Access Rights Management
  1. Multiple user creation
  2. User data importing and exporting
  3. User quota management
  4. Local user access control (AFP, CIFS, FTP, and WebDAV)
  5. Application access control (File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, and Video Station)
  6. Subfolder permissions (AFP, CIFS/SMB, FTP, and File Station)
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Domain Authentication
  1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) and domain controller
  2. LDAP server and client
  3. Domain user login (AFP, CIFS/SMB, FTP, and File Station)
myQNAPcloud
  1. Free host name registration (DDNS)
  2. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)
  3. Auto router configuration through UPnP
  4. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption
  5. CloudLink for remote access without complex router setup
  6. Easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)
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Qsync
  1. File syncing across multiple devices with SSL secure connection
  2. Selective synchronization for specific folders
  3. Team folders as file center for better collaboration
    Note: The maximum number of sync tasks is 32.
  4. File sharing through email links
  5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter
  6. Version control for a maximum of 64 versions
  7. Unified privilege and configuration management
  8. Central configuration mode
  9. Remote erase and restore
  10. Windows and Mac OS support
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Resource Monitor
  1. Monitoring of NAS system resources such as CPU, memory and network
  2. Monitoring of NAS storage resources such as volumes, RAID, and disk activity
  3. Monitoring of resource usage by NAS applications
  4. Creation of extra swap space when SSDs are installed
Helpdesk
  1. Reporting of issues to the QNAP support team, including automatic collection of system information
  2. Remote connection between QNAP support engineers and NAS for issue resolution (with user permission)
Web Administration
  1. Multi-window, multi-tasking system management
  2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for system status display
  3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  4. SNMP versions 2 and 3
  5. Resource monitor
  6. Network recycle bin for file deletion (AFP, CIFS/SMB, and File Station)
  7. Automatic cleanup
  8. File type filter
    • Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
    • Syslog server and client
    • Back up and restoration of system settings
    • Qmanager: Mobile application for remote system monitoring and management
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File Server
  1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
  2. Microsoft networking
  3. Windows ACL
  4. Advanced folder permissions (AFP, CIFS/SMB, and FTP)
  5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
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FTP Server
  1. FTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
  2. FXP support
File Station
  1. Cloud drive mounting for Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box
  2. Remote shared folder mounting (CIFS/SMB, FTP, and WebDAV)
  3. Document viewing using Office Online, Google Docs, and Chrome extension
  4. Microsoft Office file editing using Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
  5. Mounting of a maximum of 256 ISO files
  6. Read access for compatible optical disc drives
  7. Read access for compatible smartphones (MTP)
  8. Download and upload link sharing
  9. File dragging and dropping (Chrome and Firefox)
  10. Photos, video, and music preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding
  11. File compression (ZIP and 7z)
  12. Download link creation and sending for publicly shared files with expiration date and password protection
  13. Subtitle display (SRT and UTF-8)
  14. Video seeking during on-the-fly transcoding video playback3
  15. Slideshow playback in media viewer
  16. Qfile: Mobile app for file browsing and management
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Qfiling
  1. Auto filing
  2. Recipe function
  3. Archiving through iSCSI, USB, DVD and remote NAS
  4. Advanced settings
    • File deletion
    • Intelligent subtitle filing for videos
    • Data integrity check
    • File conflict policy
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Transcode Management
  1. Video transcoding (240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution)
  2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
  3. Hardware-accelerated transcoding
  4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding
Hybrid Backup Sync
  1. Cloud storage backup to Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Openstack Swift, WebDAV, and HKBN
  2. Cloud storage syncing with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, hubiC, BackBlaze B2, Amazon S3, and HiDrive
  3. RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
  4. Rsync server with download bandwidth control
  5. Remote server syncing (CIFS/SMB, FTP, Rsync, and RTRR)
  6. Scheduled backup to local and remote storage spaces
  7. Backup versioning (RTRR)
  8. Encryption, compression, and file filters
  9. Centralized management for backup, restoration, and sync jobs
  10. Support for Apple Time Machine
  11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices
  12. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
  13. Support for third-party backup software such as Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve Backup, Retrospect, and Backup Exec
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Cloud Drive Sync
  1. Multiple cloud accounts
  2. Management of cloud drive accounts such Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC
  3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync
  4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size
  5. SSL transfer encryption
  6. Dashboard and job statistics
  7. Configurable network error recovery options
  8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics
  9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer
  10. Bandwidth throttling for individual accounts
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Cloud Backup Station
  1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)
  2. Amazon Glacier
  3. Google Cloud Storage
  4. WebDAV-based cloud storage
  5. Microsoft Azure
  6. OpenStack Swift
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Print Server
  1. Support for three printers
  2. Internet Printing Protocol
  3. Print job display and management
  4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
Photo Station
  1. Photo organization by thumbnail, list, timeline, or folder
  2. Virtual and smart albums
  3. Validity control for album sharing
  4. Photo tagging with text, colors, and ratings
  5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects
  6. Photo geotagging and display on Google Maps
  7. Photo and video uploading to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo
  8. Album configuration back up and restoration
  9. Advanced folder permissions
  10. Support for domain users
  11. Photo Station Extension: Supports face detection and PDF to image
    Note: This feature is available only for x86-based models.
  12. Qphoto: Mobile application for online browsing and sharing
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Music Station
  1. Music playing and sharing through web browsers
  2. Music streaming to multiple devices
  3. Changing of album covers through Google search or by uploading photos
  4. Internet radio (MP3)
  5. Eight music alarms
  6. Switching between spotlight mode and manage mode
  7. Advanced search
  8. Scrolling lyrics
  9. Qmusic: Mobile application for music streaming and management
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iTunes Server

Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

Video Station
  1. Video organization by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder
  2. Virtual and smart collections
  3. Video tagging with text, colors, and ratings
  4. Video link sharing through social media and email
  5. Movie information and poster display from Internet sources or user-uploaded files
  6. Subtitle display (SRT, ASS, SSA)
  7. Subtitle search and downloading
  8. Subtitle file importing
  9. Subtitle display style adjustment
  10. Playback speed adjustment
  11. Direct video streaming for certain file formats
  12. Facebook login
  13. Advanced folder permissions
  14. Support for LDAP users
  15. Video uploading to YouTube and Youku
  16. Multi-zone video display
  17. Video-seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding
  18. Qvideo: Mobile appplication for online video browsing and management
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Virtualization Station
  1. Virtual machine creation (Windows, Linux, Unix, and Android)
  2. Virtual machine importing, exporting, cloning, snapshot capturing, backup, and restoration
  3. Console display using HDMI output (QVM)
  4. HTML5-based shared remote console
Container Station
  1. Support for LXC and Docker
    Note: Docker containers support Bridge, NAT, and Host mode. Linux containers (LXC) support only NAT.
  2. Application downloading from the built-in Docker Hub Registry
  3. One-click installation
  4. Container importing and exporting
  5. Console mode
  6. Three networking modes (Bridge, NAT, and Host)
  7. Auto-start containers
  8. Docker certificate downloading
  9. Private registry addition
  10. Application repository for switching to any repository on GitHub.com
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Qsirch
  1. Full-text search
  2. Data distribution using a bar chart
  3. Previews for photos, music, videos, PDFs, Gmail, and others
  4. Advanced search operators and search scope
  5. Customized search filters (included or excluded conditions)
  6. Related files suggestion in Viewer
  7. Customized search filters
  8. Search Chrome extension
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iSCSI (IP SAN)
  1. iSCSI targets with multiple LUNs
    Note: The maximum total number of targets is 256.
  2. LUN mapping and masking
  3. Online LUN capacity expansion
  4. SPC-3 persistent reservation
  5. MPIO & MC/S
  6. iSCSI Extensions for RDMA with VMware ESXi
    Note: This feature is supported only by Intel and AMD-based NAS devices that has PCIe slot and compatible with Mellonox NICs.
  7. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
  8. iSCSI connection and management using Qfinder Pro for Windows
  9. Virtual disk drive using iSCSI initiator
    Note: The maximum number of virtual disk drives is eight.
  10. Stack chaining master
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Surveillance Station
  1. Support for over 3,000 IP cameras
  2. 4 free camera licenses
    Note: The application supports a maximum of 40 camera channels. You can purchase additional licenses on the QNAP website.
  3. Instant playback for checking of recent events
  4. Visual aid using e-map
  5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar
  6. Video preview on playback timeline
  7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching
  8. Surveillance client for Mac
  9. Vmobile: Mobile surveillance application for iOS and Android
  10. Vcam: Mobile recording application for iOS and Android
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QVPN Service
  1. VPN server
    • Secure remote access with PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, and OpenVPN services
    • Support for a maximum of 100 clients
    • Support for domain users
  2. VPN client
    • Support for PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, and OpenVPN VPN protocols
    • OVPN file importing for creation of OpenVPN connections

Note: QVPN combines an integrated VPN Server, a VPN client, and L2TP/IPSec VPN services.

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DLNA Server
  1. Support for DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
  2. Support for CUE indexing file for APE and FLAC
Q’center (NAS CMS)
  1. Monitoring of multiple NAS devices
  2. Utilization history reports
  3. Unified configuration management
  4. Monitoring of NAS devices behind NAT routers with Connect to Q’center
    Note: The application is available in the App Center and in virtual appliance marketplaces (VMware vSphere ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V).
OceanKTV
  1. YouTube video streaming
  2. Sorting by artist, language, and favorites
  3. Effects such as tuning echo, key, and applause
  4. Playlist control with a mobile application
  5. Support for keyboard and remote control (RM-IR002 and RM-IR004)
    Note: Microphones are not included.
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Qfinder Pro
  1. QNAP NAS location on the same local network
  2. NAS shared folders mounting
  3. Basic setting configuration (firmware, SMTP server, and network settings)
  4. Direct connection with USB QuickAccess and Thunderbolt (specific models only)
  5. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only)
    • Creation and mapping of NAS shared folders
    • Creation of and connection to iSCSI targets and LUNs
  6. Media upload (Windows only)
    • Media file upload to the NAS
    • Automatic creation of thumbnails or transcoding of videos using the computer
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App Center
  1. Official and community software add-ons
  2. Automatic updates and notifications for new versions
  3. Repository for imported third-party content
  4. User-specified volume for storing applications
AirPlay & Chromecast
  1. Video, photo and music streaming to Apple TV or Chromecast using the following:
    • NAS applications: File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, and Video Station
    • Mobile applications: Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto, and Qvideo

Note: You must install the Media Streaming add-on app from the QTS App Center.

Download Station
  1. PC-less downloads (BitTorrent, FlashGet, FTP/FTPS, HTTP/HTTPS, QQDL, and Thunder)
    Note:
    • The application supports a maximum of 500 tasks.
    • The maximum number of concurrent downloads is 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30 FTP)
  2. BitTorrent: Support for search, magnet links, private trackers, and proxy
  3. Scheduled download and bandwidth control
  4. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)
  5. Support for add-ons that extend download functionality
  6. Qget: Mobile application for download browsing and management
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Notes Station 3
  1. Multi-user text editing using the collaborative editor
  2. Table creation using the spreadsheet editor
  3. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments
  4. Smart snapshot for version control
HD (HybridDesk) Station 3.13
  1. Photo, video, and music playback on TV through HDMI
  2. Support for Chrome and Firefox
  3. Support for international keyboards and mouse input
  4. User login permissions
    Note: The decoding capability of the CPU and graphics card may affect playback of some video files.
Linux Station
  1. Ubuntu Kylin installation and usage of the NAS as a Linux-based computer
  2. Application downloading and usage from the Ubuntu Software Center
  3. Remote desktop for remote monitoring and accessing of Ubuntu
    Note: The application requires at least 4 GB of memory and installation of Container Station.
Qcontactz
  1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts
  2. Contact importing from CSV or vCard 3.0 files
  3. Contact exporting to CSV or vCard 3.0 files
  4. Duplicate contact searching and merging
  5. Snapshot management for contacts database
  6. Contact management: Groups, favorites, lock, search, delete and restore
  7. Support for Android and iOS
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IFTTT Agent
  1. Daily task automation
  2. Social media data archiving
  3. File synchronization between the NAS and various cloud services
  4. System event notifications on Line, Skype, Gmail, and mobile phones
  5. Music playback on Music Station using Amazon Echo voice commands
  6. Usage of motion detection sensors as trigger for camera recording on Surveillance Station
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General Notes
  1. Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  2. Some features may vary by model.
  3. QTS does not support DRM content and some IPv6 services.
  4. Some data encryption features may be unavailable because of country-specific legislative restrictions.
TS-453BT3

TS-453BT3

Ethernet Cable x 2

Ethernet Cable x 2

Power Cord x 1

Power Cord x 1

Flat head screw x 12 (for 2.5" HDD)

Flat head screw x 12 (for 2.5" HDD)

Quick Installation Guide (QIG)

Quick Installation Guide (QIG)