Qnap TS420 Kuwait

Qnap TS420 Kuwait

The Qnap TS-420 Kuwait is an ideal video storage center for you to store your movie and home video collection. It features high-speed data transfer, fast enough to support multiple 1080p HD streams.



Qnap TS420 Kuwait

The Qnap TS420 Kuwait 4-Bay Home and SOHO NAS Server from QNAP is a 4-bay home & SOHO NAS for personal cloud and social sharing. The NAS server features the QTS 4.0 operating system, which makes your digital life easier, simpler and more convenient. The QTS 4.0 desktop includes quick main menu, graphic dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers and the smart toolbar, making system operations much easier.


  • Simple yet Powerful Storage
    • The Qnap TS-420 Kuwait features QTS 4.0 operating system which makes your digital life easier, simpler and more convenient. The TS-420 is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for data storage, backup, synchronization, remote access and home entertainment. As your personal cloud, you will always be connected to your files and your files are always under your control.
  • Easier Operations on QTS 4.0 Desktop
    • The QTS 4.0 desktop includes quick main menu, graphic dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers and the smart toolbar, making system operations much easier. In addition, multi-tasking support allows multiple windows to be open to access multiple applications concurrently.
  • Freely Access Your Cloud Anywhere
    • Through any web browser or the free app for tablets and smartphones, the Qnap TS-420 Kuwait becomes your personal cloud so you are always connected to your data. Take advantage of the myQNAPcloud service, which allows you to remotely access your TS-420 wherever you are. Instantly stream or share your multimedia contents and share them with your friends.
  • Photo Albums on the Cloud
    • The TS-420 acts as a photo vault for you to back up your favorite photos. The Photo Station makes photo sharing simple and you can designate your own access right controls. Simply upload your photos to the TS-420 to create and organize your photo albums through a web browser to share with your family and friends. Your mobile devices are useful too; with the Qfile mobile app in your iOS or Android devices, you can instantly upload photos to the TS-420.
      • You can view photo slideshow with background music
      • Display photo details from EXIF: Date, exposure time, aperture and more
      • Publish photos in a few clicks to social networking sites such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, MySpace and more
      • Share photos with your friends and family via e-mail
  • Interact Through Your Favorite Social Media Sites
    • Many applications on the Qnap TS-420 Kuwait are designed with user-friendly options, allowing you to share and connect with your social media communities. You can use Photo Station or Video Station to pick and share photos and video links directly to your Facebook. DJ Station allows you to stream and share your music playlist with your friends and family on your social media platforms.
  • Enjoy Your Videos via AirPlay
    • The Qnap TS-420 Kuwait supports Apple AirPlay function. You can enjoy video and multimedia contents on AirPlay-enabled devices with the QAirplay application or the Qfile mobile app. Available in the App Center, QAirplay allows you to steam your media content directly on TV via AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple TV. The media contents are streamed on Apple TV, bypassing your mobile device, thus saving the energy of your mobile device. Alternatively, the Qfile mobile app allows you to browse videos and photos stored on the TS-420 and play on the TV via AirPlay-enabled devices such as Apple TV. It is very convenient to enjoy multimedia entertainment through the wireless experience
  • A Sharing Center for Your Home Theatre
    • The Qnap TS-420 Kuwait is an ideal video storage center for you to store your movie and home video collection. It features high-speed data transfer, fast enough to support multiple 1080p HD streams. The quiet operation design brings you remarkable cinema-grade home theater experience right to your living room.
  • 24/7 Download Center
    • The Qnap TS-420 Kuwait is a perfect download center for high-speed BT, Magnet, PT (Private Trackers), eMule, FTP and HTTP download. Your computer never needs to be on when you download your files, and managing your download can be done through any web browser. With the QGet utility, you can manage your download tasks on multiple NAS devices remotely on the local network or the Internet. The TS-420 also supports continuous NZB download and eMule download by installed App Center apps without turning on a PC. It also supports RSS download (broad catching) for automatic BT download.

QNAP TS-420 Specs

CPU Marvell 1.6 GHz
Flash Memory 16 MB
Hard Disk Drive 4 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA II HDD/SSD*
Hard Disk Tray 4 x hot-swappable
LAN Ports 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators STATUS, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4
USB 2 x USB 2.0 port (1 at front and 1 at back)
2 x USB 3.0 port (back)
Supports USB printer, disk, pen drive, USB hub and USB UPS, etc
eSATA 2 x eSATA port (back)
Buttons Power button, USB one-touch-backup button, reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Secure Design K-lock security slot for theft prevention
Fan 1 x 3.5″ (9 cm) quiet cooling fan, 12 V DC
Operating System QTS 4.0
Supported Operating Systems Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Vista, Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
Apple Mac OS X
Linux & UNIX
Supported Web Browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10
Mozilla Firefox 8+
Apple Safari 4+
Google Chrome
File System Internal Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4
External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
Networking TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: dual stack)
Dual Gigabit NICs with Jumbo Frame:
-Multi-IP Settings
-Port trunking/NIC teaming (Modes: Balance-RR, Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad/Link Aggregation, Balance-TLB and Balance-ALB)
Service binding
Proxy client, proxy server
DHCP client, DHCP serverProtocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP and SMSC
TFTP Server with PXE booting
UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
USB Wi-Fi adapter support
Backup Solution Real-Time Remote Replication (RTRR):
-Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
-Real-time & scheduled backup
-Encryption, compression, file filter and transfer rate limitationBlock-Level Remote Replication:
-Works as both Rsync Server & client with bandwidth control
-Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS Servers
Desktop backup by QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
Apple Time Machine support with backup management
Data backup to multiple external storage devices
Data backup to Cloud storage (Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform and Google Drive)
Security IP filter & policy-based automatic IP blocking
Network Access Protection with Auto-Blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
Encrypted Access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL/TLS (explicit), SSH/SFTP (admin only), encrypted remote replication between QNAP NAS servers (Rsync over SSH)
CIFS host access control for shared folders
Antivirus protection
Importable SSL certificate
Instant alert via E-mail, SMS, instant messaging (Windows Live) and beep
Disk Management Single disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5+Hot Spare
Global Hot Spare
Online RAID capacity expansion & online RAID Level migration
Bad block scan & hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
RAID recovery
Bitmap support
iSCSI (IP SAN) iSCSI target with multiple LUNS per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
LUN mapping & masking
Online LUN capacity expansion
Supports SPC-3 persistent reservation
Supports MPIO & MC/S
iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot and restore
iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Finder (Windows)
Stack Chaining Master: Up to 8 virtual disk drives (via iSCSI initiator)
Server Virtualization and Clustering Supports VMware vSphere (ESX/ESXi 4.x, ESXi 5.x)
Supports Citrix XenServer 5.x, 6.x
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 failover cluster
Power Management Wake on LAN
Internal hard drive Standby mode
Scheduled power on/off (max 15 settings)
Automatic power on after power recovery
USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
Access Rights Management Maximum No. of Users: 4096
Maximum No. of User Groups: 512
Maximum No. of Network Shares: 512
Batch users creation
Import/Export users
User quota management
Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP and WebDAV
Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station and Multimedia Station
Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and web file manager
Domain Authentication Integration Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
LDAP Server
LDAP client
Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and Web File Manager
myQNAPcloud NAS Service Private cloud storage and sharing
Free host name registration (DDNS)
Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
CloudLink for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)
Storage Plug and Play Windows Software: QNAP Finder
Create and map shared folders
Create and connect to iSCSI Target/LUN
Web Administration Smart fan control
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
SNMP (v2 & v3)
Resource monitor
Network Recycle Bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
Automatic cleanup
File type filter
Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
Syslog client
Firmware live update
System settings backup and restore
Restore to factory default
Mobile App Qmanager for remote monitoring
Multilingual Support Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Powerful All-in-one server
Photo Station Supported File Formats:
Photo: JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, RAW (.arw, .srf, .sr2, .dcr, .kdc, .cr2, .crw, .nef, mrw, .pef, .paf, .3fr, .erf, .mef, .mos, .orf, .rw2, .dng, .x3f, .tif, .nrw, .raf)
Video: FLV, MPEG-4 video (H.264 + AAC)
Image slideshow with background music, thumbnails and different transition effects
Online photo editing by Pixlr editor
Geotagging photos with Google Maps
Slideshow sharing (from private albums) with password protection
Photo publishing to social websites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Plurk and Blogger)
Photo sharing by E-mail
Music Station Supported Audio Formats:
Local playback with USB speakers/sound card
Music streaming from DLNA/UPnP media servers
Internet Radio (MP3)
Music alarm (up to 8 alarms)
Real-Time Playback Control by QNAP Mobile App: QMobile
Video Station Web video sharing
Video Categorization and Transcoding
Supported Format: mv, avi, divx, 3gp, mov, mpeg, mpg, xvid, flv, asf, rm, dat, mp4
Video Upload:
-Up to 2048 MB in size
-Up to 320 minutes in length
-Batch upload (max 50 files)
Publish videos to Facebook, Twitter and Google+
TV Station DVB-T* digital TV live view, recording and playback
Supports up to 2 USB TV tuners
Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) with scheduled recording
DJ Station Live web broadcasting of music playlists
Music Sharing on Facebook
Download Station PC-less BT, FTP, HTTP download (up to 500 tasks)
BT Download with Magnet Link and PT Support:
-Supports TCP/UDP tracker protocol
-Scheduled download
-Configurable port range
-Bandwidth control
-RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)
-Selectable download files
-Configurable saving directory
HTTP/ FTP Download:
-Bulk download with wildcard settings
RapidShare download support
Website Subscription Service: YouTube
QNAP Download Management Software: QGet
-For both Windows & Mac OS
-Manage the download tasks of multiple QNAP NAS remotely over LAN or WAN
Surveillance Station Pro Supports over 1,400 IP cameras
Includes 1 free camera license
Up to 8 camera channels via additional license purchase
Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for advanced video search
Visual aids by E-maps
Surveillance client for Mac
Mobile App: VMobile (iOS & Android)
File Station File sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX
Windows ACL
Advanced folder permission for SMB, AFP, FTP and file station
Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
File Manager -Supports ISO mounting (Up to 256 ISO files)
-File viewing via Google Doc
-Create and send download links for public file sharing with expiration time and password protection
-File drag-n-drop via Chrome and Firefox browsers
-Photo, music and video preview and playback with transcoding
-File compression (ZIP or 7z)
-Advanced search
Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management
FTP Server FTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
Max No. of Concurrent Connections: 256
FXP supported
Passive FTP port range control
FTP bandwidth & connection control
Unicode support
Backup Station Remote replication server (over Rsync)
Real-time remote replication to another QNAP NAS or FTP server
Apple Time Machine support
Windows Client Backup Application: QNAP NetBak Replicator
Third Party Backup Software Support: Veeam Backup & replication, Acronis True Image, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper, etc.
App Center Add new features by online installation of official and community apps*
Print Server Max No. of Printers: 3
Supports Internet Printing Protocol
Print job display and management
IP- and domain name-based privilege control
Supports Apple Bonjour printing
VPN Server Secure Remote Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services
Remote access to other resources on local network
Max No. of Clients: 30
Web Server HTTP/HTTPS connections
Supports WebDAV connection
Support virtual host (Max: 32)
Importable SSL certificate
Database Server Built-in MySQL server
Web-based management via phpMyAdmin (App Center)
Syslog Server Centralized log monitoring and archiving
Immediate E-mail alerts
Supports log filtering
RADIUS Server Centralized account management and authentication for network access
Supports PAP, EAP-TLS/PAP and EAPTTLS/PAP authentication
iTunes Server Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes (MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG-4, AAC and M4A)
Smart playlist
Antivirus Protection against viruses, Trojans and other threats
Free Virus databases update on manual or scheduled basis
Multiple scan tasks (max: 64, concurrent: 5) with custom folder selection and scheduled scanning
E-mail notification upon task completion or virus detection
Quarantines or deletes infected files
Type External power adapter
Power Supply 120 W, Input: 100-240 V
Power Consumption Sleep Mode: 13 W
In Operation: 31 W (with 4 x 500 GB HDD installed)
Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40˚C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 95%
Dimensions 7.09 x 6.97 x 9.25″ (180 x 177 x 235 mm)
Weight 6.6 lb (3 kg)
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.6 x 12 x 9.9″