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QNAP TS-509 Pro Turbo 5-Drive NAS Server (Page 7)

Chris Ramseyer | Feb 17, 2009 at 11:00 pm CST - 0 mins, 45 secs time to read this page
Rating: 94%Manufacturer: QNAP

The Software Basics

Form over function, or is it function over form? - Either way, a NAS server needs to be both feature rich and user friendly at the same time. If a consumer or network administrator cannot setup a function of the system, it will most likely go unused.

QNAP TS-509 Pro 5-Drive NAS Server

You start off with the QNAP software installed on your PC. This allows you to find the NAS and get things going in the right direction.

QNAP TS-509 Pro 5-Drive NAS Server

Just a few questions and you are ready to start picking the features you would like to use on your new storage product.

QNAP TS-509 Pro 5-Drive NAS Server

Setting your RAID array the first time couldn't be easier.

The Menu System

QNAP TS-509 Pro 5-Drive NAS Server

In our very condensed view of the configuration menu you can see all of the options that are available to the user. The TS-509 is very feature rich, even more so than the Thecus unit we have looked at.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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