The QNAP TS-451+ is a four-bay NAS capable of running up to a RAID 5 configuration. You can even transcode and stream 4K video files with the TS-451+. For home-based uses, you the QNAP will pretty much cover everything you need.
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Pro Great for surveillance systems
This unit comes with two free surveillance camera licenses that can be used with special surveillance software. If you want to use more than two cameras, you can scale up your surveillance network by purchasing additional camera licenses. Up to 40 IP surveillance cameras can simultaneously stream data to this unit. It supports more than 3000 different kinds of camera.
Pro Excellent for home entertainment
This NAS unit performs brilliantly in terms of multimedia transcoding. It can stream Full HD videos to multiple client devices simultaneously without any lag.
Pro Saves power when not in use
This unit has a scheduled power management system. Rather than always staying on standby, when the NAS isn’t being used, it will switch to a system sleep mode which only consumes 0.57 W.
Pro Easy to configure by using it as a standalone station
You can hook up a mouse, a keyboard and a display to this unit and use it as a standalone station to setup and configure it. This is possible because it has four USB ports and a HDMI port.
Pro Expandable storage
You can expand the storage potential of this unit up to a 96TB with an eight-bay extension unit. A cheaper five-bay extension unit is also available. You can also expand the RAM from 2GB to 8GB of DDR3 RAM.