The NAS server also provides a backup solution for home users and small businesses: Remote Replication (RR), or schedule backup with Auto-Synchronisierung/Sofort- NetBak Replicator, Q-RAID 1 mirroring and much more, QNAP TS-109 Turbo Station supports SATA drives up to 1TB and can be expanded via the eSATA and USB port to 2 TB 2.0 'm In addition, other useful features like built-in error checking, detection of bad blocks, network, recycle, etc. are available. As the unit Proposes to practice and what it besides the features and usability still on the volume, power consumption and network throughput are to report to the Ethernet and USB interfaces, check out our detailed review.
Outwardly is the TS-109 (210 x 60 x 182 mm depth x width x height) in the style of a simple external hard drive, therefore, much more to offer than a simple data storage, inside is a 500 MHz processor is faster (Marvell 5182),
coupled with 128MB of DDR2 RAM and an additional 8 MB of flash ROM. The overall cooling is passive and there are, apart from the hard disk used, no operation noise, the TS-109 is capable of a 3.5-inch hard drive with up to 1 terabyte of capacity record.
The front panel offers a USB port on the elemental power button and a button to start the USB Copy mode - more on that later, furthermore, one finds various multi-colored LEDs for different visualization modes: USB, Status, HDD, eSATA, LAN and Power. The STATUS LED is solid green in the case of the perfect readiness of the QNAP TS-109, if the device is currently in the startup or shut down and the LED flashes red and green, the USB LED is used as an indicator for the connection of a USB stick or powered USB Copy function.
The installation and setup of QNAP TS-109 is simple and the user is done by a practical assistant as comfortable as possible, after assembling the hardware and connect the server to the private home network via the integrated Ethernet interface, follow the configuration. For this purpose, install the supplied software CD the so-called QNAP Finder, this tool scans the network for existing QNAP devices and lists them by IP address, MAC address, firmware and naming, If the just connected TS-109 successfully detected, can start the configuration - click on "Configure" menu at the bottom.