|Exclusively providing a Thunderbolt™/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution, the TVS-1282T3 features four Thunderbolt™ 3 ports to enable seamless collaboration between up to four Mac® and Windows® devices. Coupled with its higher bandwidth to smooth 4K video transfer and online editing, the TVS-1282T3 is a perfect match for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac® and Windows® users for 4K workflows, file storage and high-speed sharing. The TVS-1282T3 leverages 7th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and was designed around the concept of tiered storage, application-based partitioning and network traffic distribution, providing exceptional performance to fulfill critical tasks.|
1.Requires MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 (or later) for using Thunderbolt connection on Mac.
2.Thunderbolt 3 reaches the maximum theoretical transfer rate of 40 Gigabits per second. Actual performance may vary due to hardware/software limitations and usage environment. Directly connecting a QNAP Thunderbolt 3 NAS to a computer establishes a peer-to-peer (P2P) network and enables 20GbE connectivity.
3.Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbps) doubles its theoretical potential for speed when compared to Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbps). This results in the TVS-1282T3’s file transfer speed increasing from 900 MB/s to 1,600 MB/s.
Thunderbolt™ 3 NAS, extraordinary performanceFeaturing high-performance 7th Generation Intel® processors, the TVS-1282T3 provides three options powered an Intel® Core™ i5 quad-core processor with 16GB DDR4 RAM and Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core processor with 32GB/64GB DDR4 RAM, driving outstanding system performance for CPU-demanding applications. The TVS-1282T3 Thunderbolt™ 3 NAS not only features Thunderbolt™ 3 technology for faster data transfer but also has dual 10GbE ports giving you incredible flexibility for network connectivity. The Thunderbolt™ 3 ports on the TVS-1282T3 are also compatible with USB Type-C cables/devices and supports 10 Gbps USB 3.1 Gen2, allowing compatibility with newer, faster USB external drives/enclosures for transferring large-sized media files.
Note: Thunderbolt cables are sold separately. Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 converters may not be compatible with certain Windows PC models.
Learn more: QNAP Thunderbolt™ 3 Solution
Thunderbolt™ 3 certified cableNext-generation Thunderbolt™ 3 delivers bi-directional 20Gbps speed. Use a certified Thunderbolt™ 3 40Gbps cable (with the Thunderbolt icon and “3”) and an SSD RAID5 configuration to enjoy the highest possible performance and the best storage allocation for your NAS.
1. Please ensure your cable is Thunderbolt™ 3 certified.
2. Mac OS 10.11.5 (and later) enables SMB signing by default, which may impact the connection speed to the NAS. To improve the connection speed, users can disable SMB signing or use Qfinder Pro to connect to the NAS.
Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.
Intel® Core™ i7-7700 3.60GHz CPU, 32GB RAM, Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 (SATA) x 12, RAID5
Host: MacBook Pro
Intel® Core™ i7 2.9GHz CPU, macOS Sierra Version 10.12.3, 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Host: MSI GS63VR 6RF Stealth Pro (Turbo mode)
Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ 2.60GHz CPU, Windows 10 64-bit, 32GB RAM
Highly-efficient media collaboration for Mac and WindowsThe TVS-1282T3 is a perfect match for Thunderbolt™ 3-capable MacBook Pro®, and is backward-compatible with Mac Pro® and iMac® featuring Thunderbolt™ 2 via Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 converter. The higher bandwidth is especially suited for creative professionals and enthusiasts from photographers, filmmakers to graphic designers who focus more on 4K or 3D workflows. The latest Final Cut Pro® X 10.3 adds support for SMB protocol, allowing you to easily store files in the TVS-1282T3 and share files with Windows®, and other devices using Thunderbolt™, 10GbE or 1GbE connection. Up to 4 Thunderbolt™ devices can connect to the TVS-1282T3 to process real-time video editing simultaneously without impacting NAS performance, while 4K videos can be directly displayed using the TVS-1282T3's HDMI output. Coupled with its large capacity potential, the TVS-1282T3 provides an ideal storage solution with unmatched performance for high-resolution file storage and I/O-intensive tasks to increase productivity in multi-workstation environments.
» How to set up a performance-optimized network drives for Final Cut Pro X 10.2 and previous version
Note: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 (and later) supports file sharing using Samba on NAS
High-performance hardware, well-designed application functionalities and thoroughly-planned usage scenarios alongside flexible expansion interface are distinctive cornerstones for realizing optimum performance and diverse applications.
1. 4 x 2.5” SSD slots
Offers flexible configuration in tiered storage and enables cache acceleration.
2. Tool-less HDD tray and installation
2.5" SSD trays and 3.5" hard drive trays feature tool-less design for easy installation and replacement.
3. 2 x built-in M.2 SSD slots
Supports SATA M.2 SSDs with 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110 form factors; allows the greatest flexibility in tiered storage configuration and enables cache acceleration.
Note: M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat. It is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAP or a third-party provider) on the M.2 SSD.
4. DDR4 2133 MHz memory
Supports four DDR4 memory modules for a maximum of 64GB RAM.
5. 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor
The latest 14nm manufacturing technology with faster buses supports DDR4, PCIe Gen.3, and DMI 3.0 to provide higher performance and more efficient data transmission than the previous generation.
6. 4 x Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors
Thunderbolt™ 3 provides up to 40 Gbps of bandwidth, allows USB Type-C devices, and supports USB 3.1 Gen2 for up to 10 Gb/s transfer speeds.
7. 2 x 10GBase-T network ports
Allows optimized network traffic distribution with the other four Gigabit Ethernet ports for diverse applications.
8. 4 x Gigabit Ethernet ports
Allows optimized network traffic distribution with the other two 10GbE ports for diverse applications. The Network & Virtual Switch app makes network management much easier.
9. 3 x HDMI outputs
Three HDMI ports support duplicated and extended desktop options.
10. Compartmentalized smart cooling
Separately detects the CPU and hard drive temperatures to dynamically control fan speed and performs quieter fan operations.
11. 3.5mm audio jack
Connect speakers or headphones for direct audio output from the NAS.
12. 2 x built-in speakers
Supports direct audio output and provides verbal system warnings.
A feature-rich NAS with QTS operating system
QTS – simple, powerful & intelligentThe intuitive QTS features a modern flat design to help you manage QNAP NAS easily. QTS provides an intelligent desktop, graphical dashboard, drag-n-drop icons and grouped shortcuts to make storage and file management extremely simple. You can even open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency. The built-in App Center contains install-on-demand apps to provide potentially limitless potential for the NAS.
Learn more: QTS, App Center
QRM+: Centralized management solution for networked computing devicesQRM+ is QNAP's Centralized Management Solution, designed for IT teams, for networked computing devices. It provides a single-point solution to discover, map, monitor and manage all of the critical computing devices (including servers, PCs, and thin clients) in your network, and facilitates device discovery with the graphical topology diagram. QRM+ supports IPMI 2.0, provides remote KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) for certain IPMI devices, and supports tracking every action using KVM recording and playback. Simply install QRMAgent on your Windows® and Linux® devices and you will see their system status on the QRM+ management interface. With centralized management using QRM+ on the TVS-1282T3, IT infrastructure and device security is enhanced while troubleshooting and network resource performance analysis is greatly simplified.
Learn more: QRM+
Integrated virtualization and container solutionsVirtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TVS-1282T3 and access them via a web browser or VNC. It supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VMs. The TVS-1282T3 also features Container Station, integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the NAS as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®. Containers Station also supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment on your private IoT cloud.
Learn more: Virtualization Station, P2V, Container Station, QIoT Containers
Storage for comprehensive virtualization applicationsThe TVS-1282T3 is a comprehensive iSCSI/IP-SAN storage solution, and supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Windows Server® 2012 R2, benefiting flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TVS-1282T3 supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.
Learn more: Storage for virtualization
Fast data filing and searching to double your productivity
The TVS-1282T3 provides Qfiling and Qsirch for effortlessly organizing and searching for files, providing you with a highly-efficient data storage center. Qfiling automates file organization - simply determine filing conditions, set a schedule, and files will be organized and archived based on your settings. The Qsirch full-text search tool features quick file searching and supports thumbnail previews, content abstract, keyword hints, and more, greatly saving your time spent looking for files on the NAS.
Centralized email and contact management for improved communication workflowsIt can be hard to manage emails and contact information that are scattered across multiple computers, devices, and accounts - not to mention if important emails or contact information are lost or become inaccessible due to account closure or device malfunction/loss. QmailAgent and Qcontactz help you centrally store and manage emails and contact information, making them accessible to all of your devices at any time - and with the powerful Qsirch search engine, you can easily find specific contacts and emails whenever needed.
Learn more : QmailAgent, Qcontactz, Qsirch
Comprehensive securityQNAP's full NAS encryption by volume-based technology effectively ensures data security by encrypting all of the files stored in the default shared folders on the TVS-1282T3. Besides AES 256-bit encryption for both volumes and shared folders, the TVS-1282T3 also provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more.
Learn more: Privilege & Security
Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery
The TVS-1282T3 offers flexible backup solutions for Windows® and Mac® users, Volume/LUN snapshots (block-based LUN* and file-based LUN), Folder snapshot, Snapshot Replica and Clone. It also supports Hybrid Backup Sync that consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan.
* Up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and a maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS. It is recommended to use block-based LUN snapshots.
Learn more: Hybrid Backup Sync, Data backup & Disaster recovery, Remote backup solutions, VM backup, Volume & LUN Snapshots
Flexible storage expansionThe TVS-1282T3 supports capacity expansion by connecting up to six Thunderbolt™ storage expansion enclosures. You can gradually expand the TVS-1282T3's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.
The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:
*Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter is required for connecting Thunderbolt™ 2 expansion enclosures.
Learn more: QTS Storage Manager, QNAP expansion enclosure
VJBOD: Achieve optimal capacity utilization across multiple QNAP NASBesides using physical storage expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage capacity of a QNAP NAS with unused storage space from other QNAP NAS. You can mount iSCSI LUNs from a QNAP NAS to the TVS-1282T3 as local disks, and create virtual storage pools and volumes for operating NAS services. VJBOD supports 10GbE/40GbE Ethernet connection interface and port trunking (link aggregation with multiple LAN ports) that increase the performance and reliability of your VJBOD storage.
*QNAP NAS used with VJBOD must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or later). Up to 8 remote NAS units can be mounted.
Learn more: VJBOD
|CPU||TVS-1282T3-i5-16G: Intel® Core™ i5-7500 3.4 GHz quad-core processor|
TVS-1282T3-i7-32G: Intel® Core™ i7-7700 3.6 GHz quad-core processor
TVS-1282T3-i7-64G: Intel® Core™ i7-7700 3.6 GHz quad-core processor
|System memory||TVS-1282T3-i5-16G：Total DIMM slots: 4|
System memory: 16 GB DDR4 RAM
Memory modules pre-installed: 8 GB x2
Maximum memory: 64 GB (16 GB x4)
TVS-1282T3-i7-32G：Total DIMM slots: 4
System memory: 32 GB DDR4 RAM
Memory modules pre-installed: 8 GB x4
Maximum memory: 64 GB (16 GB x4)
TVS-1282T3-i7-64G：Total DIMM slots: 4
System memory: 64 GB DDR4 RAM
Memory modules pre-installed: 16 GB x4
|Flash Memory||512MB DOM|
|M.2 Slot||2 x M.2 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA 6Gb/s SSD|
1. The M.2 SSD is not included as standard.
2. M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat. It is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAPor a third-party provider) on the M.2 SSD.
|Hard Drive Tray||4 x 2.5" SSD|
8 x 2.5"/3.5" hard drive or SSD
|Drive Interface||SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps; Hot-swappable|
|Thunderbolt Port||4 x Thunderbolt™ 3 high-speed port|
|USB||1 x USB 3.0 port (Front)|
4 x USB 3.0 port (Rear)
|LAN Port||2 x 10GBase-T port|
4 x GbE port
|Audio Input||Audio In: 2 x 6.3mm MIC In|
|Audio Output||2 x built-in speaker, 1 x 3.5mm Line-out jack|
Note: Only one of the above audio output ports can work at a time. If a speaker is connected, the sound will output through the speaker.
|LED Indicators||System status, 2.5" SSD, M.2 SSD, 3.5" HDD|
|Buttons||System: Power button, Reset button, USB one-touch-backup button|
|Dimensions||234.6 x 369.9 x 319.8 mm|
9.23 x 14.56 x 12.59 inch
|Weight||Net (NAS only): 11.55kg/ 25.46 lb|
Gross (with packing and accessories): 13.65 kg/ 30.09 lb
|Sound Level (dB)*||Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander position): 21.6 dB|
(with 8 x Seagate ST2000VN000-1HJ164 hard drive installed)
|Relative Humidity||5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C|
|Power Supply||Input: 100-240V~, 3-1.5A, 60-50Hz; Output: 250W|
|PCIe Slot||3 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8; 2* PCIe Gen3 x4)|
Note: Three PCle slots are occupied by two Thunderbolt™ 3 cards and a 10GbE adapter.
|Fan||System: 3 x 8 cm cooling fan|
CPU: 2 x 9 cm fan
|1.||SSD LEDs||7.||Power button|
|2.||LCD panel||8.||Status LED|
|3.||Enter button||9.||USB One Touch Copy LED|
|4.||Select button||10.||USB 3.0 One Touch Copy port|
|5.||M.2 LEDs||11.||USB One Touch Copy button|
|1.||PCIe 3.0 x8 (slot 1): pre-installed with a dual-port 10GBASE-T network expansion card||9.||HDMI ports|
|2.||PCIe 3.0 x4 (slot 2): pre-installed with a dual-port Thunderbolt 3 expansion card||10.||Reset button|
|3.||PCIe 3.0 x4 (slot 3): pre-installed with a dual-port Thunderbolt 3 expansion card||11.||Kensington security slot|
|4.||USB 3.0 ports||12.||System fans|
|5.||Console port||13.||Power switch|
|6.||6.3 mm microphone jacks||14.||Power port|
|7.||3.5 mm speaker jack||15.||Speakers|
|8.||Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet ports|
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications.
Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment:
Refer to ISO 7779 ; Maximum HDD loaded ; Bystander Position ; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.