The TS209 is a member of the Turbostation Family of Network Access Storage Device from QNAP (Taiwan). The device contains space for a two 3.5" SATA drive; as well as connectivity to external USB. Full product details and updated firmware are available from Qnap TS209.


Some of the key features are:

  • 2 Internal SATA II drive, up to 2TB
  • USB 2.0 for drive/printer sharing
  • RAID 0 and 1 Support
  • iTunes Server
  • TwonkyMedia-based UPnP Multimedia/DLNA Support
  • CIFS/SMB/AFP/NFS support
  • Bittorrent/HTTP/FTP downloader
  • Web Server w/ PHP/MySQL/SQLite
  • 500Mhz ARM CPU
  • 128MB RAM, 16MB Flash
  • SSH and telnet login


The firmware is currently available under GPL from the QNAP website. First head to the Specifications page; select Download and then the 'Technical Docu' link.


Installing new packages

... No nobody has compiled software for it yet.

Information on setting up cross compilers, and new user developed software packages for the Turbostation family can be found on the software page.

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