QNAP has begun to ship their new TS-X70 Pro NAS units, with support for on-the-fly transcoding. Read on for details.
QNAP has begun to ship their new TS-X70 Pro NAS units, with support for on-the-fly transcoding. Here is their press release:
Pomona, CA – 11/15/2013 – QNAP, Inc a global network attached storage (NAS) company announced the availability of the TS-x70 Pro series Turbo NAS, available in 4, 6 and 8-bay tower models, for home and small/home office use. Powered by a Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i3 3.3 GHz Processor, the TS-x70 Pro series is not only a powerful storage with raw capacity up to 32 TB, but also supports streaming with on-the-fly transcoding. The TS-x70 Pro series delivers unbeatable high system performance along with ultra-fast transferring speed and is specifically designed as a storage center for multimedia files for home theater, designers and video production houses.
TS-x70 Pro pairs the high performance and scalability with cutting-edge technologies such as:
- 447 MB/s Read and 446 MB/s Write speed with optional 4 Gigabit LAN port configuration
- QTS 4 operating system
- Multiple HD video stream support plus on-the-fly transcoding with low CPU usage
- Ultimate multimedia experience powered by XBMC, remote controllable by iOS & Android app
- Qsync: A powerful Dropbox-like feature to synchronize files between PC, NAS and mobile devices
- Plex Media Server, DLNA and AirPlay support
- Optional 10GbE card support for performance-demanded applications
By connecting a TS-x70 Pro to a HDTV via HDMI, users can enjoy multimedia contents with 5.1 channel surround sound through the XBMC media player provided in the QNAP HD Station. The TS-x70 Pro series delivers high-speed transcoding capabilities with high-quality audio to provide a complete home theater experience.By using the Photo Station, Music Station and Video Station, users can easily play, manage and share all of their multimedia files.
The TS-x70 Pro series is also a flexible backup center to store files and media contents. Windows and Mac users can use the QNAP NetBak Replicator and Apple Time Machine for simple data backup and restore.
Lastly, Users can enjoy and explore the unlimited capability of their NAS with the built-in App Center which provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and 3rd-party developers. QNAP’s development platform also allows developers to create various applications, adding more value to the TS-x70 Pro series and providing near-unlimited functionality for users.
The TS-670 Pro shows up at NewEgg for about $1,500 diskless at this point; if you are looking for a high-performing home or small business NAS with HDMI and live transcoding support, this should be on your list.