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QNAP TX-500P Thunderbolt 2 Storage Expansion Enclosure, designed for TVS-871T series. Two Thunderbolt 2 ports and supports daisy-chain up to 6 units.

Specifications:

Form Factor Tower
Hard Disk Drive 5 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive

NOTE:
1. The system is shipped without HDD.
2. For the HDD compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility
Hard Disk Tray 5 x Hot-swappable tray
RAID Management Yes, (via QNAP QTS Storage Manager or software in Mac OS X)
Thunderbolt port Two Thunderbolt™ 2 high-speed ports (daisy-chain up to 6)
LED Indicator Status, fan error, system overheat, thunderbolt port status
Secure Design Kensington security slot for theft prevention
Fan Quiet cooling fan (12 cm, 12V DC) x 1
Power Supply Unit Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 250W
Power Consumption HDD standby: 17.4W
In operation: 33.61W
(with 5 x 1TB WD10EFRX HDD installed)
Sound Level (dB)** Sound pressure (LpAm) (by stander positions): 21.4 dB
(with 5 x 1TB WD10EFRX HDD installed)
Dimension 185.2 (H) x 210.6 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
7.29 (H) x 8.29 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch
Weight Net: 5.1 kg (11.24 lbs)
Gross: 6.5 kg (14.33 lbs)
Temperature 5°C ~ 35°C (40°F ~ 95°F)
Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.



1. LED Indicators: Power, Link, Status 4. Power Connector
2. HDD LED Indicators 5. Kensington Security Slot
3. Enclosure ID 6. Thunderbolt™ 2 ports x 2

* TX-500P does not include Thunderbolt™ 2 cable in the product package.


** Testing 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.

 

Features:

Expansion Enclosure Management

An expansion enclosure is managed using the QTS operating system of the NAS it is connected to. Once attached, an expansion enclosure will be displayed in Storage Manager of the attached NAS alongside a variety of management features. Please note that expansion enclosure functions may vary by QTS version. Below are some fundamental functions for expansion enclosures in QTS.

* QTS 4.1 (or newer) is recommended when using an expansion unit.

  • Expand the Storage Pool of the attached NAS or create separate Storage Pools & Volumes on expansion enclosures.
  • Check hard disk S.M.A.R.T. information, S.M.A.R.T. test and performance test report.
  • Easily locate/identify expansion units as well as individual hard disks installed within them.

The QTS Storage Manager comes with many advanced functions that have evolved with each version of QTS to provide easier and more efficient storage management. The following are some core applications or functions that are useful for expansion units:

All features are subject to change based on different QTS versions or NAS models. Please refer to the software specifications of your respective NAS model.

To learn more about using Storage Manager, please visit our Tutorials & FAQ site:
https://www.qnap.com/faq

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QNAP TX-500P Diskless 5-bay Thunderbolt 2 Storage Expansion Enclosure

Your Custom Configuration:
  • No Hard Drive
  • No RAID
  • No RAM Upgrade
  • No RAIL
  • No Network Card
  • No Warranty
  • No SSD Cache