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N4810 High-Value 4-Bay NAS. Your Personal Cloud.
  • Embedded with Intel Celeron N3160 Quad Core CPU
  • Running on the newly-designed, enhanced ThecusOS™ 7.0
  • Seamless 4K Multimedia Playback
  • Uninterrupted Accessibility with Thecus System Failover
  • Secure Remote Access with Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Faster Transfers: 2 LAN Ports for Link Aggregation
  • Complete Client Side Protection: Bundled with Free Acronis Software
 

Awards/Reviews

2017-06-14
Media: Madshrimps | Country: Belgium
Overall, the Thecus N4810 earned the value award of Madshrimps due to its price-performance ratio.
2017-05-25
Media: IT Expert | Country: Russia
“In conclusion I can acknowledge I like this NAS. It is sleek and minimalistic at first glance, but it can function as a complete multimedia-center. But the most important is that the Thecus N4810 can tackle various tasks for a small and medium business. Personal NAS usage is in any case more secure than using public cloud storage. In addition any NAS can be customized according to the user`s preferences. This is an excellent storage solution which deserves our “Masterpiece of Technology” award.”
2017-02-20
Media: Tom's Hardware | Country: USA
“At its current price point, the Thecus N4810 is unmatched in features and quality. This is a system you can build up over the years by adding more drives as needed. You can buy the system for your current needs and then discover an unknown world of capabilities that one day you will not want to live without.”
2017-01-19
Media: 2016科技趨勢 | Country: Taiwan
With its rugged hardware design and rich software features, the Thecus N4810 is an effective assistant in the office to protect and access valuable information, and at home can function as a powerful multimedia hub. No matter what role it is assigned, the N4810 can be guaranteed to carry out its duties adeptly.
2017-01-10
Media: TweakTown | Country: Australia
“Thecus' N4810 NAS is leaking features from every seam including DP, USB-C, and Dual Gbe Ethernet. Adding to this is the price making this a competitive solution and certainly worth looking at if you need those features. ”

Features

Running on the newly-designed, enhanced ThecusOS™ 7.0
Thecus NAS runs on the newly designed ThecusOS 7.0 offering an easy to use, intuitive user interface. Introducing several new features including Photo Station, Thecus App Center, and User Profile, ThecusOS 7.0 delivers significant improvements in design, performance, and user experience.
 
Seamless 4K Multimedia Playback
Delivering superb sharpness and colour contrasts in 4K resolution playback, accessed through the HDMI output or DisplayPort output, guaranteeing that the picture quality from movies is just as the director envisioned. Connection to your digital sound system via a SPDIF output is available, providing crystal clear audio for music and movies.
 
Uninterrupted Accessibility with Thecus System Failover
The Thecus System Failover feature is a fault tolerance process that creates mirrored data volumes. With at least two Thecus NAS available, data is copied by schedule and all changes are mirrored between the two NAS. While the second NAS is not visible, it communicates with the primary NAS. In the event of a power or network failure, a scheduled maintenance, or other unforeseen circumstances, System Failover automatically redirects operations to the secondary Thecus NAS, which then acts as the primary NAS.
 
Secure Remote Access with Virtual Private Network (VPN)
A VPN Server allows users to remotely access a secure network. with VPNs, businesses will be able to utilize a cost-effective, scalable and secured network infrastructure for its client base.
 
Thecus RAID Protection
IT administrators can aggregate multiple RAID groups into a large storage pool to flexibly utilize their entire storage capacity as a whole, all the while improving data redundancy protected with data redundancy and allowing better data protection against multiple disks failure concurrently for large capacity environment. Thecus OS also allows for the creation of multiple volumes in the Storage Pool, improving customizability for various applications in typical business environments with diverse workgroups.
AES 256-bit
RAID Volume Encryption
Thecus's AES 256-bit RAID volume encryption tool allows users to fully encrypt their entire RAID volume, defending essential data even in instances of theft.
Fault Tolerance up to RAID 10
When it comes to data management, Thecus NAS truly let you have it your way. Create multiple RAID volumes each supporting different RAID modes including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD for your own balance of performance and data protection.
RAID Management
RAID level migration allows RAID volumes to be easily moved from one NAS to another. And RAID expansion allows you to increase the size of your RAID volume by the gradual replacement of older drives with larger ones.
 
Snapshot Your Data
With BTRFS support, Thecus NAS users can enjoy the simplicity of snapshot backups. Through BTRFS subvolumes, snapshots of data at various time points can be manually or automatically made and just as easily later restored to rollback files or folders to previous states.
 
Complete Data Backup Solution
Bundled with
Free Acronis® Backup Software
Thecus brings the best to the table with Acronis's advanced backup software. Back up all your data with One-click Protection or pick and choose only your most important files. Acronis sports a slick interface, user-friendly design, and comprehensive features to keep your data safe.
Local Backup &
Time Machine
PC users can utilize local backup devices while Mac users can automatically back up their entire Mac. Whenever a need arises, users can simply go back and recover files quickly and effortlessly
Real-Time Remote
Replication (Rsync)
This innovative backup feature allows users to back up files instantly to their NAS, external hard drive, or remote NAS. RTRR saves you time as it is able to back up data immediately and automatically.
 
The Cloud Done Your Way
Personal Cloud
We’re a mobile society, and our NAS solutions are keeping up! Incorporated into Thecus NAS is support for Thecus’s T-OnTheGo™ smartphone app. Supporting both iOS and Android, this NAS management software enables users to access, copy, stream, and edit any data between their NAS and mobile device. Your own personal cloud, available from anywhere with internet access.
Cloud Backup
The private and public clouds meet with Thecus’ new DropBox, Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive cloud backup functionality! Guard your data with RAID at home and an additional level of protection in the Cloud. Just drag and drop files into the folder on your NAS and access them on any computer or mobile device with DropBox, Amazon S3 or ElephantDrive.
 
P2P Connectivity via Orbweb.me
Enjoy an always accessible cloud experience. Orbweb.me is a P2P module that allows users to easily view, stream and manage files in their NAS anytime and anywhere. No IP address is required. Besides that, Orbweb4.0 offers severalfeatures including webcam monitoring,timeline view and snapshot.
 
Multimedia Data Center
Direct Media File Playback
via HDMI Output
Transform your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! Thecus® NAS integrated HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for direct device management and multimedia playback.
 
Media Streaming to XBOX360/PS4
via Plex Media Server
With the Plex Media Server installed on your Thecus® NAS, various devices on your network (such as your Xbox 360 and mobile devices) can connect to and stream your local and online media. The server can also automatically assemble iTunes, iPhoto, and Aperture content. From your favorite videos to your mountains of music, Plex makes it easy to manage and enjoy all of your media on your Thecus NAS.
TV Streaming
via Apple TV/Chromecast
Thecus NAS allow you to have your very own entertainment hub wherever you go. With TV streaming support and mobile apps, you can share all your favorite photos, music, and videos.
 
7 Modes of Link Aggregation for Faster Transfers
Link aggregation can sustain multiple network connections and provide redundancy in case one of the links fails. Thecus NAS supports 7 modes which provide Load Balance, Failover, 802.3ad, Balance-XOR, Balance-TLB, and Balance-ALB, Broadcast.
 
Flexible Storage Allocation with iSCSI LUN and Thin-Provisioning
Get the most out of your storage space with the extreme speed of iSCSI and the efficiency of iSCSI thin provisioning. Connect through iSCSI for the fastest data transfer speeds available and make wasted disk space a thing of the past with thin provisioning's flexible storage functionality.

Overview

Thecus today announced the release of the N4810, an expanded 4-bay version of the N2810PRO that will come equipped with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB) and the Intel Celeron N3160 Quad-Core processor. This new attractively priced 4-bay NAS server is capable of up to 40TB of  storage space, making it the ideal choice for home and small office users seeking solid data protection with their own personal cloud, in conjunction with an optimized Multimedia centre.

With the N4810 built on the hardware of its little brother, the N2810PRO, users are equipped with the same immersive multimedia experience. Delivering superb sharpness and colour contrasts in 4K resolution playback, accessed through the HDMI output or DisplayPort output, guaranteeing that the picture quality from movies is just as the director envisioned. Connection to your digital sound system via a SPDIF output is available, providing crystal clear audio for music and movies. A new USB 3.0 Type-C port has been added to the three already equipped USB 3.0 ports. This Type-C connector is the size of a microUSB and has a reversible plug allowing cables to be conveniently plugged in either direction.

More differences of the N4810 compared to the N2810 series are a temperature controlled 92-mm-fan which stays under 25 dB and a LC-display with four buttons at the front which can be used to show system information also to execute basic settings, such as installation.

The N4810 runs on the latest ThecusOS 7.0providing an optimized, feature-rich platform with a redesigned intuitive user interface and easy navigation. Key new features include Photo Center, File Center and Thecus App Centeran extensive variety of apps for modern digital lifestyles are ready to be accessed upon hardware installation. ThecusOS 7.0 delivers significant advancements in productivity, flexibility, and performance.

The N4810 substantially raises the redundancy rate in contrast to the N2810 series, with two extra bays the N4810 can cater for larger RAID configurations (RAID 0,1,5,6, 10 and JBOD). With greater RAID levels, improved performance and data protection is ascertained.  The N4810 provides the essential services demanded of a NAS, with uncompromising data integrity, high-speed data transmission at home or in the office place, with immersive multimedia functionality. A worthy successor that will cater nicely to the middle of the range NAS market.

Availability: The N4810 will begin shipping globally in August 2016.

Specs

1. Hardware Platform
Item Spec
Processor Intel® Celeron N3160 1.6GHz burst up to 2.24GHz Quad Core
System Memory 4GB DDR3
Memory expandable up to 8GB Memory Compatibility List
LAN Interface RJ-45x2: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported
USB Interface USB 3.0 host port (Front x1,Back x2) (A Type)
USB 3.0 host port (Back x1) (C Type)
LED Indicator Power LED: Blue
WAN/LAN1 LED: Yellow
LAN LED: Yellow
USB LED: Activity/Failure: Blue/Red
LCM Module LCM display
4 buttons (ENTER, ESC, UP, DOWN)
HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1)
DP Output DP port (back x1)
SPDIF SPDIF port (back x1)
Disk Interface 4 x SATA for internal, support SATA II / SATA III hard disk
Power Adapter 90W external power adapter
Thermal/Fan control Thermal sensor on processor temperature
System FAN speed controlled by temperature
System Clock Battery-backed up system clock
Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss
Buttons Power button
Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm
Environment Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (Operation) -40°C to 70°C (Non-operation)
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis 4bays Tower Metal Chassis
Dimensions (HxWxD) 192 x 172 x 250 (mm) / 7.56 x 6.77 x 9.84 (in)
Certificates CE/FCC/C-Tick/VCCI/BSMI
RoHS
WEEE

2. Software Functions
RAID
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1,5,6,10 and JBOD
Auto-rebuild Supported
Hot-swap Supported
Hot Spare Supported
RAID Expansion Supported
RAID Volume Encryption AES256bit
Disk
Power Management Available spin-down on idle setting
Bad Block Scanning Supported
SMART Info Supported
SMART Test Supported
Disk Roaming Supports volume-based roaming to other Thecus NAS (Require ThecusOS 7 64 bit)
Disk Wipe and Clone Supported
Disk Security Supported
Network
Configuration Fixed IP address, dynamic IP address
Transport Protocols TCP/IP/AppleTalk
File Protocols SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v4, AFP
Link Aggregation Load balance, Failover, 802.3ad, Balance-XOR, Balance-TLB, Balance-ALB, Broadcast
TCP/IP IPV6 & IPV4
DDNS Supported
SSH Supported
UPnP Supported
UPnP Port forwarding Supported
Bonjour Supported
VPN Server Supported
vLan Supported
System status
System Monitor Monitoring CPU, memory, Temperature, fan, network utilization and protocols access user count
Syslog Management Send syslog to assigned location
Act as syslog server to receive log info from other systems
Data Access
Client OS Support Windows XP and after
Windows Server 2003 and after
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS X
FTP Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control
Secure FTP Built-in secure FTP server with bandwidth control
TFTP Users can download and upload files with TFTP programs
Download Manager BT download (via Transmission module)
NZB download (via NZB module)
WebDAV/WebDAV SSL Supported
Printer Server (IPP) Supports USB printers
Supports a wide range of IPP printers
Client can manage print tasks  (list/delete) via web user interface
Data Backup
Client Incremental Data Backup Acronis True Image (OEM version)
Client System Disaster Recovery Acronis True Image (OEM version)
Mac OS X Time Machine Supported
Local folder/iSCSI Backup Supported
Remote folder/iSCSI Backup Supported
Snapshot Supported (Btrfs)
System Failover Supported
Block Level Access
iSCSI Target/Initiator Supports Microsoft/Mac OS X/Linux initiators and Thecus NAS targets
iSCSI Thin Provisioning Supported
MPIO Supported
MCS Supported
Clustering Supported
SCSI3 Persistent Group Reservation Supported
Power Management
Scheduled Power On/Off Supported
Volume Management
Multiple RAID Supported
Multiple File System Selectable EXT4/XFS/Btrfs
Multimedia Support
iTunes Server Supports AAC, MP3 w/ID3 tag and WAV
Media Server Supports uPnP AV streaming protocol (via Module)
User Authentication
Local User Supports built-in user accounts
Local Group Supports built-in user groups
Windows ADS Supported
LDAP Supported
User Profile
Photo Center Supported
File Center Supported
APP Center Supported
Surveillance Center Supported
Cloud Backup
DropBox Supported (via module)
ElephantDrive Supported (via module)
Amazon S3 Supported
File System
Type Journaling File System
Language Support Unicode Support
Authorization (ACL) “Read”, “write”, or “deny” privileges to individual users or groups in folders and sub-folders
User Quota Supported (exclude Btrfs)
Folder Quota Supported (Btrfs only)
Administration
User Interface Web-based user interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplied Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian.
Utility Program MS Windows Setup Wizard
Supports Windows XP and after
Mac OS X Setup Wizard
Email Notifications Sends system messages via email to the system administrator
SNMP Trap System information trap out
P2P Connection Mail or FB account to register
DDNS Supported
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android)
Thecus Connect™ (Android) Provides live up-to-date information of your NAS
Thecus Wizard™ Offers fast NAS Setup via your phone
T-OnTheGo™ Upload, download and stream multimedia
Orbweb.me Uploading, downloading, streaming multimedia and webcam via P2P connection
Data Security
Virus Scan Supports Virus Scan (via module)
Capacity Expansion
Stackable Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
Scale-Out Dynamic Volume Expansion
Others
Recycle Bin Supported
ISO Mount Supported
Local Display X-Window via HDMI output

Package Contents

Accessory Bag(with key) Ethernet Cable Power Cord Power Adaptor Cable Tie
Power Adaptor Universal CD QIG Warranty Card
HDD Compatibility List Card