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Qnap TS-253A

Qnap TS-253A

In response to the coming era of Internet of Things (IoT), the TS-253A innovatively supports the open-source Linux® platform as a gateway for IoT solutions to other smart devices. The TS-253A allows users to directly utilize various feature-rich Liunx apps, enjoying a private cloud combining storage and IoT applications, and professional developers can develop and run IoT applications directly on the TS-253A. The secure, reliable TS-253A is packed with business-critical features such as Volume/LUN Snapshot – allowing files/folders to revert to a previous state in case of any corruption or file-loss. The TS-253A is powered by the latest quad-core Intel® Celeron® processor which allows users to enjoy 4K (H.264) video playback and 1080p/4K video real-time transcoding directly from the TS-253A to an HD/4K display


Supports the Linux® OS with direct output via HDMI Dual HDMI output for switching between duplicated and extended desktop options AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption for efficient cryptographic performance up to 224 MB/s Supports 4K hardware decoding and transcodes 4K H.264 videos on-the-fly or offline Quickly find files using a real-time, natural search with Qsirch 2.1 NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for virtualization Supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features A hybrid approach to virtualization in one NAS: Virtualization Station & Container Station Build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output with the new OceanKTV app

Additional information

Ordering P/N

TS-253A-4G, TS-253A-8G


14 nm Intel® Celeron® N3150 1.6GHz quad-core processor (burst up to 2.08GHz)


8th generation Intel HD Graphics

System memory

TS-253A-4G: 4GB (2 x 2GB)
TS-253A-8G: 8GB (2 x 4GB)

Memory Expandable Up To

8 GB

Total Memory Slots

2, SODIMM DDR3L-1600
(*For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)

Flash Memory


Maximum Number of Hard Drive


Hard Disk Drive

Hot-swappable 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD

LAN Port

2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port


4 x USB 3.0 port (Front:1, Rear:3)
Support USB printer, pen drive, and USB UPS etc.

Video Output

2 x HDMI, up to 4K 2160P Ultra HD support

Audio Input

2 x 6.3mm microphone jacks (dynamic microphones only)

Audio Output

Line Out Jack (for amplifier or headphone amplifier)

IR Receiver

✔, Support QNAP RM-IR002 Remote Control and RM-IR003 Remote Control

Form Factor



150(H) x 102(W) x 216(D) mm
5.91(H) x 4.02(W) x 8.5(D) inch

Power Consumption (W)

System sleep mode: 1.18W
HDD standby: 8.38W
In operation: 14.43W

Power Supply

65W AC adapter, 100-240V


7cm quiet cooling fan (12V DC)