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General

Manufacturer Apple Qnap
Model MD032LL/A TS-459 ProII
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $500.00 Compare Qnap TS-459 ProII prices
Warranty 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 2 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No Yes
Other Ports 1 x PCIe

Storage

Drive Bays 2 4
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 2TB Diskless
Rotational Speed 7200RPM

Features

Automatic backup with Time Machine.

Easy wireless networking.
Connect your DSL or cable modem to Time Capsule, then quickly set it up with the easy-to-use AirPort Utility, which is available as download for both Mac OS X and Windows. In minutes, you and up to 50 others can use your Mac computers or PCs to surf the web, stream video, share photos and more — without wires.

Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi.
For maximum range and compatibility, Time Capsule works simultaneously on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, allowing all the devices on the network to use the most efficient band automatically. It uses the latest 802.11n wireless technology, so you can enjoy up to five times the Wi-Fi performance and up to twice the range of 802.11g wireless networks.

Guest networking.
Set up a separate Wi-Fi network with a separate password for your visitors. Simply enable the guest networking feature, and your guests can use the Internet but can\'t access other parts of your private network, such as your computers, printers and attached hard drives.

Wireless drive sharing.
Time Capsule also works great as a wireless hard drive, whether you have a Mac or a PC. It sets up in a snap, giving you a networked hard drive you can use for storing and sharing all kinds of files. If you’re a MobileMe member using a Mac with Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard, you can even access the files on the drive over the Internet.

Print without wires.
Print documents, photos and more from any room in your home or office to a central printer connected to Time Capsule via USB. (See system requirements.)

Strong security and access controls.
Protect yourself with the built-in firewall and industry-standard encryption technologies including WPA/WPA2 and 128-bit WEP.

Works with iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.
Time Capsule works with Mac computers, PCs, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and virtually all 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi wireless devices — all at the same time.
  • Designed with next-generation technology like 6Gb/s (SATA III) hard drives support, delivering blasting fast data transfer speeds
  • Houses up to four hot-swappable 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives for up to 18TB of networked storage (based on 3TB drives).
  • The TS-459 Pro II features 1GB of high performance DDRIII RAM, which can be upgraded to 3GB by simply adding a 2GB RAM in the additional RAM slot.
  • The TS-459 Pro II NAS supports super high-speed USB 3.0 ports, eSATA ports, and dual Gigabit network interfaces with load-balancing and failover support.
  • VMware vSphere4 (ESX 4.0 and above) and Citrix XenServer virtualization platforms, and is also compliant with Windows 2008 Failover Cluster. Supports NAS and iSCSI applications.

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 18" x 12" x 16"
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 13 lbs
Form Factor Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller Ethernet 1000 Mb-s
DLNA Certified No Yes

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Transport Protocols : TCP/IP/Appletalk
File Protocols : SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor
Memory 1GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM
RAID RAID 0, 1 and JBOD
LEDs Power(Blue)
System Status : Busy (FW Upgrade)(Orange)
HDD1-7 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)
WAN (Link : Green; Activity : Green)
LAN (Link :
Power Power Consumption*: 35W (with 2 x 2 TB)
Power Supply (Electrical): External 60W; AC Input 100-240
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS 9 / X
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP

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