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N2200 Your iDEAL Home NAS
  • Status At-a-Glance
  • Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use
  • Enterprise-Class Data Protection At Home
  • Rich and Friendly Multimedia Features
  • Quietly Saving Money


  • Status At-a-Glance
    How is your NAS doing today? With its colorful liquid crystal display, you can monitor your N2200 at all times simply by looking at the intuitive status icons.
  • Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use
    Network Attached Storage (NAS) is an IP storage device connected to a computer network. The advantages of Thecus® NAS are to provide data storage management with protection and file sharing functions to other devices across the network. NAS offers other diverse applications and features. High tech shouldn't mean high difficulty. The N2200 can be set up and installed in a snap and even features Thecus' brand-new AJAX-based web interface for complete ease-of-use. One-click USB copy button allows effortless and instant file transfer from external USB disk to N2200.
  • Enterprise-Class Data Protection At Home
    With RAID 0, 1, and JBOD, you can choose the level of speed and protection you want from the N2200.  And with auto-rebuild and hot swapping, changing hard disks couldn't be easier. To backup your data, Thecus' backup utility and Nsync remote replication are also included.
  • Rich and Friendly Multimedia Features
    Designed for home use, the N2200 packs some useful features under the hood, including an iTunes server, a photo web server, and a media server (DLNA/uPnP compatiable). Sony's Playstation 3TM and other DLNA certified digital media players can automatically discover and stream content instantly from the N2200. The most praised download manager (with http, FTP, BT, and eMule download features) on the N2200 brings low power and stable downloading instead of using regular PC. You can even use the N2200 as a simple surveillance server by plugging in a compatible USB web cam or IP cam! 
  • Quietly Saving Money
    As low as 11w, leaving it on 24/7 does not cost much at all. A perfect replacement for PC right at home. Its intelligent power-saving design means lower overall operating costs. Saving money and green storage server for the planet. What's more, with system fan that automatically spins down when the system is idle, the N2200 is a quiet worker. It is so silent that you won't notice its presence.


Storage leader Thecus® Technology has been making technology accessible to as many people as possible through smart design and friendly features. Beginning with the classic N2100, Thecus® has made it possible for NAS technology to find its way into the mainstream. Today, Thecus® is pleased to introduce the N2200 NAS Server, our friendliest, most affordable two-bay NAS yet.

The N2200 is ideal for storing your entire collection of digital media. With capacity for two 3.5” SATA hard disks, the N2200 can easily accommodate up to 4TB of storage. For added flexibility, the N2200 is equipped with combo disk bays, which means it can also accommodate 2.5” SATA hard disks! To keep your data safe, the N2200 also offers several RAID modes including RAID 0, 1 and JBOD. If you need to change out your hard disks, the N2200's hot swap, hot plug, and auto-rebuild capabilities make swapping out hard disks a snap. Wondering how your N2200 is doing? Get system status updates at-a-glance with the N2200's easy-to-read LCD, which displays intuitive icons to show you system information including hard drive access, LAN connectivity, and USB copy status. And because high tech shouldn't mean high difficulty, the N2200 even comes with a handy Thecus® Smart Utility that not only backs up your files, but also allows you to install the N2200 with a single click! Managing your own NAS server just doesn't get easier than this.

But the N2200 is a lot more than mere storage – it also comes with a bevy of friendly features to make it the center of your digital lifestyle. Included with the N2200 is an upgraded Download Manager, which not only supports HTTP and FTP downloads, but also BitTorrent and eMule as well! New to the N2200 is dual cam support, which enables you to connect both IP cams and USB webcams to it to assemble your very own simple surveillance server. In addition to this, the N2200 comes with full multimedia support, with an iTunes server, Photo Web Server, and even media streaming via uPNP, making it a wonderful addition to the living room. The N2200 is also very energy efficient, consuming considerably less power than a full on PC, and operates super-silently so you won't even know it's there. Best of all, the N2200 brings all of these great features in a very affordable package.

“The N2200 breaks new ground in the two-bay value NAS segment with its terrific features and ease-of-use,” said Thecus® General Manager Florence Shih. “This is a great unit for first-time users to experience the fun and convenience of Thecus® NAS technology.”


1.Hardware Platform





LAN Interface

RJ-45x1 : 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X

LCD Display indicator
(Color icon)

  • HDD1 Power, Activity/Fail
  • HDD2 Power, Activity/Fail
  • LAN_WAN (Activity)
  • USB_COPY_Busy
  • USB_COPY_ Fail
  • LED indicator

    System Power On LED (Blue)

    Power adapter

    External power adapter 12v/5A 40w
    (Supports 2TB 3.5" HDDx2)

    Disk interface

    SATA I/II 3.5 “ HDD x2 or SATA 2.5” X2

    USB Interface

    USB 2.0 host port x4(Front x1, Back x3) (A Type)

    Thermal/Fan control

    Temperature controlled system FAN speed

    Real-time clock

    Battery backup system clock


  • System Power On button
  • Reset to factory default button
  • USB Copy button
  • Chassis

    Metal Chassis


  • Temperature : 5°C to 40°C
  • Humidity : 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)

  • 2. Software Functions


    RAID modes

    RAID 0, 1, JBOD






    Power management

    Spins down while idle time setup

    S.M.A.R.T Info




    Fixed IP Address, Dynamic IP Address,

    IP sharing mode

    Can be enabled/ disabled

    Transport Protocols

    TCP/IP/ Appletalk

    File Protocols



    DHCP Client

    Data Access

    Client OS support

  • Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
  • UNIX/Linux
  • Mac OS 9 / X  above
  • WebDisk

    Web-based file access


    Build in FTP Server with bandwidth control

    Download Manager

    HTTP / FTP / BT / eMule

    Printer Server (IPP)

  • Supports USB printers
  • Supports IPP various printers
  • Client can manage print tasks(List/ Delete) via WEB user interface
  • Data Backup

    USB copy via color LCD operate

    Copy USB Mass storage device contents to specified location to NAS

    NAS data backup to external USB disk

    Incremental with schedule supported
    (Smart Utility)

    Client side backup software

    Supported (Smart Utility)

    Instant USB Backup


    Bi-Directional USB Copy

    Supported (install USB Backup Module)

    NAS Remote Replication

    Via Thecus proprietary Nsync

    Client data backup

    Acronis True image(OEM version)

    Client system Disaster Recovery

    Acronis True image(OEM version)

    Multimedia Support

    iTunes Server

    Supported File Types: AAC, MP3 w/ ID3 tag, WAV

    Photo Web Server

  • Supported File Types: GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG
  • Supports EXIF display
  • Supports slide show
  • Media server

    Supports uPnP AV streaming protocol

    Simple surveillance

    Supports USB Web CAM / IP CAM(Max 2) for schedule recording

    User Authenticatione

    Local User

    Supports built-in user accounts

    Local Group

    Supports built-in user groups

    File System


    Journaling File System

    File system support



    4TB(for 3.5” HDD)

    Language Support

    Unicode Support


    Read,Write or Deny options on individual users or groups for share and sub-folder


    Multi-Lingual Web-based administration

    Web-based server management Interface Supports :
    English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Polish.

    Utility Program

    Supports Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista, Mac OSX (backup & setup function) Smart Utility

    Email notification

    Sends system messages via Email to system administrator

    Power management

    Schedule On/Off



    Recycled bin


    Web Disk

    Supported with remote access

    User module



    USB interface

    ISO Mount


    Package Contents

    Accessory Bag Ethernet Cable Power Cord Power Adaptor
    Warranty Card All in one DVD