Back up your QNAP NAS to Compatible Optical Disc Drive

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QNAP NAS and How to Backup from/to Optical Disc Drives

QNAP NAS Optical Backups – The cheap alternative to cloud backup

QNAP NAS Compatible External Optical disk drives

Below are the recommended optical drives that you can connect to your QNAP NAS server. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, however, ALL are compatible with QNAP NAS devices and are available worldwide – just use the buttons attached.

The ASUS SBW-06D2X-U – Blu-Ray Optical Bay for QNAP NAS Backups

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SBW-06D2X-U

Price – 8/10

Features– 7/10

Design – 8/10 

 

BDXL Support

Maximum Data Storage up to 128GB

  • BDXL format support
  • Extreme 6X Blu-ray writing speed
  • 2011 iF Design Award
  • 2012 Taiwan Excellence Award
  • Blu-ray 3D support, 2D to 3D DVD conversion, DVD upscaling to HD 1080p (optional)
  • Dolby EX and DTS-HD (5.1 channels)(optional)

Score Based on Usability as a NAS Backup Tool

Buy From EU

€65

Buy From UK

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£60

Buy from US

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$75

 

BRXL-PT6U2VB – Blu-Ray Optical Bay for QNAP NAS Backups

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BRXL-PT6U2VB

Buffalo Technology

Price – 7/10

Features– 7/10

Design – 8/10 

 

Small Device with Big Features

Buffalo Technology’s MediaStation Portable Blu-ray Writer (BRXL-PT6U2VB) is a slim portable solution for storing, editing, and watching high-definition content. Blue-ray also allows users to burn and store huge data files – up to 128 GB capacity on a single BDXL format disc.The BRXL-PT6U2VB is perfect for laptop and netbook users who travel frequently or home or office users looking for a small, unobtrusive, and elegant solution. The lightweight, compact, and slim design with integrated USB cables means it easily and comfortably fits into any travel bag without the hassle of additional loose cords and plugs. With Buffalo’s BRXL-PT6U2VB everything you need is ready-to-go whenever and wherever you do.Buffalo’s Blu-ray writer also comes with a rich software suite from CyberLink® including video editing, authoring, 3D BD player and video playback functionality. The BRXL-PT6U2VB can even write M-DISC format – currently the most archival and long-lasting disc media available, expected to last 1,000 years!

Score Based on Usability as a NAS Backup Tool

Buy From EU

€85

Buy From UK

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£80

Buy from US

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$99

 

 

Pioneer BDR-XS06 – Blu-Ray Optical Bay for QNAP NAS Backups

 

BDR-XS06 

Price – 5/10

Features– 8/10

Design – 8/10 

 

6x Slot USB 3.0 BD/DVD/CD Burner. Supports BDXL™ format.

  • Drive supports BDXL format. BDXL supports 128GB Quad Layer and 100GB Triple Layer Blu-ray media.
  • Maximum burn speeds of 6x for BD-R, 8x for DVD-R/+R and 24x for CD-R, maximum read speeds of 6x for BD-R, 8x for DVD-R/+R and 24x for CD-R
  • Maximum BD Dual Layer (DL) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Maximum DVD Dual Layer (DL) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x
  • Buffer size of 4MB and USB 3.0/2.0 Interface

Score Based on Usability as a NAS Backup Tool

Buy From EU

€140

Buy From UK

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£130

Buy from US

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$150

BDR-XS06T – Blu-Ray Optical Bay for QNAP NAS Backups

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BDR-XS06T

Price – 3/10

Features– 8/10

Design – 8/10 

 

Pioneer Electronics USA Slim External Blu-Ray Writer (BDR-XU03)

  • Super Slim Drive
  • External drive
  • High writing Speed
  • USB 3.0
  • Magnesium body
  • Drive supports BDXL format. BDXL supports 128GB Quad Layer and 100GB Triple Layer Blu-ray media.
  • Maximum burn speeds of 6x for BD-R, 8x for DVD-R/+R and 24x for CD-R, maximum read speeds of 6x for BD-R, 8x for DVD-R/+R and 24x for CD-R
  • Maximum BD Dual Layer (DL) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 6x. Maximum DVD Dual Layer (DL) burn speed at 6x and read speed at 8x
  • Buffer size of 4MB and USB 3.0/2.0 Interface

Score Based on Usability as a NAS Backup Tool

Buy From EU

€150

Buy From UK

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£150

Buy from US

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$180

  • 30-bay: TES-3085U
  • 24-bay: SS-EC2479U-SAS-RP, TVS-EC2480U-SAS-RP, TS-EC2480U-RP
  • 18-bay: SS-EC1879U-SAS-RP, TES-1885U
  • 16-bay: TS-1635, TS-EC1679U-SAS-RP, TS-EC1679U-RP, TS-1679U-RP, TVS-EC1680U-SAS-RP, TS-EC1680U-RP, TDS-16489U
  • 15-bay:TVS-EC1580MU-SAS-RP
  • 12-bay: SS-EC1279U-SAS-RP, TS-1269U-RP, TS-1270U-RP, TS-EC1279U-SAS-RP, TS-EC1279U-RP, TS-1279U-RP, TS-1253U-RP, TS-1253U, TVS-EC1280U-SAS-RP, TS-EC1280U-RP, TVS-1271U-RP, TVS-1282, TS-1263U-RP, TS-1263U
  • 10-bay: TS-1079 Pro, TVS-EC1080+, TVS-EC1080, TS-EC1080 Pro
  • 8-bay: TS-831X, TS-869L, TS-869 Pro, TS-869U-RP, TVS-870, TVS-882, TS-870, TS-870 Pro, TS-870U-RP, TS-879 Pro, TS-EC879U-RP, TS-879U-RP, TS-851, TS-853 Pro, TS-853S Pro (SS-853 Pro), TS-853U-RP, TS-853U, TVS-EC880, TS-EC880 Pro, TS-EC880U-RP, TVS-863+, TVS-863, TVS-871, TVS-871U-RP, TS-853A, TS-863U-RP, TS-863U, TVS-871T
  • 6-bay: TS-669L, TS-669 Pro, TVS-670, TVS-682, TS-670, TS-670 Pro, TS-651, TS-653 Pro, TVS-663, TVS-671, TS-653A
  • 5-bay: TS-531P, TS-531X, TS-531P(later), TS-563, TS-569L, TS-569 Pro
  • 4-bay: IS-400 Pro, TS-412, TS-412U, TS-419P, TS-419U, TS-420, TS-420U, TS-421, TS-421U, TS-431p, TS-431+, TS-431, TS-431U, TS-469L, TS-469 Pro, TS-469U-SP, TS-469U-RP, TVS-470, TS-470, TS-470 Pro, TS-470U-SP, TS-470U-RP, TS-451A, TS-451S, TS-451, TS-451U, TS-453mini, TS-453 Pro, TS-453S Pro (SS-453 Pro), TS-453U-RP, TS-453U, TS-453Bmini, TVS-463, TVS-471, TVS-471U, TVS-471U-RP, TS-451+, IS-453S, TBS-453A, TS-453A, TS-463U-RP, TS-463U
  • 2-bay: HS-210, TS-212, TS-219, TS-220, TS-221, TS-231P, TS-231+, TS-231, HS-251, TS-269L, TS-269 Pro, TS-251C, TS-251, TS-251A, TS-253 Pro, HS-251+, TS-251+, TS-253A
  • 1-bay: TS-112, TS-119, TS-120, TS-121, TS-131P, TS-131

Please note that the following models DO NOT support reading from USB optical disc drives: TS-x10, TS-x12, TS-x19, TS-x20, TS-x21, TS-x69 series.

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