Unboxing the QNAP TVS-882BRT3 NAS, Featuring 7th Gen i7 CPU, 32GB of DD4 Memory, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports and a Blu-Ray Optical Burner

The world’s first Thunderbolt 3 NAS to include an additional BluRay drive for Media and Backups

The TVS-882BRT3 uses 7th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and features Thunderbolt™ 3 (40 Gbps) connectivity, including a unique Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) 10 GbE converter, and is ideal for online video editing and high-speed file sharing. The TVS-882BRT3 comes with an optical disc drive (ODD) slot, allowing you to install compatible disc drives (including Blu-ray Disc drives). QNAP also provides models with a preinstalled Blu-ray Disc drive, allowing you to experience extensive disc applications right way.

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What are the Benefits of BluRay with a Thunderbolt NAS?

You can back up the content of your discs to NAS for long-term storage and easier sharing, or you can write NAS-based files to disc for an extra layer of data protection. Blu-ray Discs can also be played by the NAS when used with an HDMI display with virtual machines or Linux Station (third-party media player software required – may require separate license purchase). The TVS-882BRT3 comes with three PCIe Gen.3 slots. Two slots are preinstalled with dual-port Thunderbolt 3 expansion card, while the third slot allows for adding 10GbE/40GbE NIC, SAS storage expansion card, or a USB 3.1 10GbE adapter, making the TVS-882BRT3 ideal for diverse storage applications.

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What can the QNAP TVS-882BRT3 NAS Do?

  • Four Thunderbolt™ 3 (40 Gbps) and dual 10GbE network ports for on-the-fly video editing and rapid file sharing
  • 5.25-inch SATA ODD for installing an optical disc drive or two slim disc drives; TVS-882BRT3 also supports USB disc drives
  • Two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s slots and Qtier auto-tiering for optimized storage efficiency
  • Triple HDMI output enables direct disc playing through virtual machines
  • Qfiling enables automatic file organization; Qsirch full-text search helps locate files faster
  • Supports QRM+ unified remote server management, QvPC technology, virtual machine and container applications, and storage for virtualization
  • The Network & Virtual Switch app assists network traffic distribution, and re-routes dedicated bandwidth for diverse applications
  • Virtual JBOD (VJBOD) allows using the free space of a QNAP NAS to expand the capacity of other QNAP NAS

The QNAP TVS-882BRT3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS Provides Extraordinary Performance

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What can the Intel 7th Gen i7 CPU do in the TVS-882BRT3 NAS?

Powered by high-performance 7th Generation Intel® multi-core processors with options including Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 , DDR4 2133 MHz RAM (upgradable up to 64GB), four Gigabit Ethernet ports, and SATA 6Gb/s interface, the TVS-882BRT3 provides up to 447 MB/s read/ write speeds.

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The TVS-882BRT3 features Intel® AES-NI-accelerated encryption for both full NAS volumes and shared folders to drive transfer speeds of up to 443 MB/s, boosting system performance and security while ensuring the safety of sensitive data stored in the TVS-882BRT3. The Thunderbolt™ 3 ports provide up to 40 Gbps bandwidth for high-speed data transfer. Users can also utilize its Thunderbolt 3 ports to have USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (10 Gbps) connectivity for quickly transferring and backing up large-sized media files from USB-C devices.

Examples of Blu-ray NAS complete backup scenarios with the TVS-882BRT3

The QNAP TVS-882BRT3 DVDFab all-round data backup

TVS-882BRT3 supports Blu-ray disc drives, enabling direct backup of your discs to NAS. Not only does it solve the difficulty of backing up countless discs but also helps make file management much easier. Coupled with Qfiling’s automatic file organization and Qsirch’s full-text search engine, the TVS-882BRT3 brings a whole new experience for you to easily manage all your disc files on a private cloud. Files stored on the NAS can also be written to disc for additional backup protection. Diversified application scenarios include:

● Access files on disc:

browse files directly through File Station and share instantly with a share link. Qfiling enables automatic file organization while Qsirch allows for quick full-text search.

● Archive confidential data to disc:

write important data to discs using a virtual machine or Linux Station for prolonged preservation. Low-cost discs are also ideal for one-time file sharing.

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● NAS as movie player:

play discs via HDMI output using Linux Station.

● Collaborative editing:

Enable high-speed collaboration via high bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 ports or install a QNAP PCIe 10GbE/40GbE NIC and use with a 10GbE switch.

TVS-882BRT3 Provides Easy installation, quick backup and sharing fast

The TVS-882BRT3 comes with a SATA optical disc drive (ODD) expansion slot allowing you to install a 5.25″ disc burner or two Slim SATA disc burners. The TVS-882BRT3 also supports USB disc drives. QNAP provides models with preloaded Blu-ray ODD for you to enjoy disc-related applications instantly. After installing the ODD, you can browse disc files directly through File Station and quickly backup the files to NAS, saving you time and trouble from transferring files to computer first then to the NAS. Multiple sharing modes (email, social network, sharing link, share to other NAS users) allows you to easily share information to others, solving the inconvenience of sharing disc files before.

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Create complete backups on your QNAP NAS with with DVDFab

DVDFab provides a convenient and user-friendly solution for optical disc backup and authoring. Users can easily archive their discs to their NAS and write image and video files to disc using DVDFab on their TVS-882BRT3 without needing a separate computer.

Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) converter, direct access to 10GbE network resources

Connect to 10GbE networks over Thunderbolt with Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) and TVS-882BRT3

As Apple® computers do not natively support 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Mac® users previously needed to purchase a Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet adapter to connect to high-speed Ethernet networks. The innovative Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) allows computers without Ethernet ports (such as MacBook Pro®) to access 10GbE network resources over a Thunderbolt™ connection to the TVS-882BRT3. This saves users from having to buy adapters or converters and greatly streamlines the connectivity process.

Note: T2E transmission speed may be affected when using a virtual switch. QNAP aims to continue improving and optimizing T2E performance.

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The QNAP TVS-882BRT3 has 4K HDMI output for an excellent audiovisuals

The TVS-882BRT3 comes with three HDMI ports for using three monitors in either “duplicated” or “extended” desktop configuration. QNAP Linux Station* is integrated with Ubuntu® OS, allowing users to download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, such as Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice and VLC to play videos on NAS or Blu-ray discs**. QNAP’s HD Station also allows users to directly enjoy multimedia using HD Player or third-party players such as Plex Home Theater.

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By connecting the TVS-882BRT3 to a HDTV or A/V receiver with HDMI output, you can enjoy watching videos with up to 4K*** resolution. The bundled QNAP remote control allows you to control the TVS-882BRT3 and enjoy the best audiovisual experience. You can customize the actions of individual buttons of your QNAP remote control using QButton.

From playing music, to viewing surveillance feeds in Surveillance Station, to shutting down or restarting the NAS, everyday and common tasks can be just a button press away with QButton.

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Whole new QVR Pro surveillance solution with the TVS-882BRT3

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The TVS-882BRT3 supports QVR Pro (Beta) that integrates QNAP’s professional QVR system into the QTS operating system. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. QVR Pro features a flexible monitoring interface that allows adjusting the proportion and monitor view of IP cameras, supports an upgraded timeline feature that provides instant video search and quick view identification in live monitoring mode, and allows for monitoring views and playing back images without switching between windows.

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Additional functions like batch adding and editing cameras and searching for cameras across different LANs further save the cost and time in deploying and maintaining a complete surveillance system. With the new QUSBCam2 App, USB cameras can be used as ONVIF network cameras. Simply connect it to your TVS-882BRT3, and you can view real-time footage without installing any software.

Through QVR Pro, you can even store recordings for playback, allowing you to build a surveillance system with a minimal budget. YOu can order your QNAP TVS-882BRT3 NAS, worldwide, from the NAS expects at SPAN.COM. Have a look below:

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