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Data Storage Device - for 1x 3.5" SATA II / III HDD, CPU Dual-Core ARM 1.1GHz, 2GB DDR3, 1x GLAN, 4x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, HDMI
incl. VAT £189.90
excl. VAT £158.25
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Warranty 24 months Code:  QL272k1 Product Number:  TAS-168
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Expand your digital world high quality and smart QNAP TAS-168 home storage . It is a high performance, with one disc and easy-to-use network storage solution for backup, synchronization, remote access, home entertainment and education. By combining the two systems of QTS and Android you're able to download an incredibly large number of applications from Google Play without fear of lack of storage space.

Enjoy the speed, power and reliability of  the dual-core ARM® v7 with 2GB of RAM. Incredible performance is supported by broad connectivity, through USB ports, Gigabit LAN port and HDMI combing to make this the ideal multimedia center.

Key Features

  • Smart home storage at a great price
  • QTS and Android platform
  • Support Google Play and Qmarket
  • myQNAPcloud for remote access to stored files  
  • Syncs with your Google Account
  • 4K media playback on a TV with HDMI interface
  • Possibility of using multimedia control driver
  • Photo, Music and Video Station for sharing and managing files
  • Broadcast media via DLNA

Two systems  - more options

This smart storage is one of the first to offer two systems: the QTS system ensures the most efficient data transfers, their security, and offers other rich features., while Android affords 4K video playback via HDMI the convenience of installing applications from Google Play and many other features.

Connect a mouse, keyboard....

You no longer need a PC. Simply connect a keyboard, mouse and monitor, thus giving you a wide range of possibilities to manage and play files stored directly on the device. In addition, using the Android interface, you can use various applications from QNAP, such as QFile, Qmanager, Qphoto, Qvideo, Qmusic, MyNAS and Kodi ™.

For additional comfort and convenience you will appreciate the handy remote control allowing full control from the comfort of your favorite chair. Factor in 4K support and the TAS-168 becomes the perfect machine providing maximum enjoyment of your home theater. You'll see how easy it will be for you to play your favorite movies, TV series or programs stored on this device.

Intuitive operation

QTS Operating System provides an intuitive web-based user interface that makes it easy to manage files. Moreover it's easy to install different applications to store, backup, and management as needed. QTS also allows you to open multiple application windows simultaneously and thus run multiple tasks simultaneously, which increases efficiency.

Simple and practical design

The TAS-168 features a mini-tower design that takes less desktop space, making it suitable for homes and small/home offices. Compared with a traditional NAS cooling fan, the TAS-168 houses a compact and quiet exhaust that helps dissipate heat with less noise and dust. With the tool-less design*, you can easily remove the TAS-168’s side cover to add or replace hard drives. The TAS-168 is a light, handy, functional, easy-to-use, and wonderful NAS that fits snugly into your digital lifestyle.

Package contents:

Storage TAS-168
Ethernet cable
Power cable
AC Adapter
Remote control RM-IR003

Storage Type
HDD Done!
Format (Form Factor)
3,5" Done!
60 mm (6 cm) Done!
187.7 mm (18.77 cm) Done!
125 mm (12.5 cm) Done!
External interface
USB 2.0, USB 3.0 (3.1 gen1), LAN Done!
Internal interface
Typical power consumption
8.96 W Done!
Standby consumption
5.03 W (5,030 mW) Done!
560 g (0.56 kg) Done!
Home Done!
Desktop Done!
Number of bays
1 × Done!
Occupied HDD bays
0 × Done!
Supported services
File Sharing (SAMBA, HFS, CIFS), Web server, Database server, FTP server, Media server (DLNA) Done!
Processor frequency
1.1 GHz Done!
ARM Done!
Stand-by energy consumption
5.03 W Done!
Typical power consumption
8.96 W Done!
1 × Done!
USB 2.0
4 × Done!
USB 3.0 (3.1 gen 1)
1 × Done!
125 mm Done!
187.7 mm Done!
0.56 kg Done!
60 mm Done!
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