Which brand/model USB Keyboard with mouse tab works with QNAP


Which brand/model USB Keyboard with mouse tab works for TS-251D




Here is what Qnap users are saying:


All keyboard, mice, pointer, trackpads, and combos coming with a USB human interface device class (USB HID class) dongle are workable.

Not workable are ie. pure Bluetooth devices intended to be associated with a host based Bluetooth stack, for notebooks, for iOS or Android devices.


Microsoft 3J2-00001 Wired Desktop 600 USA  UK  AUS


Wireless Keyboards with Trackpad

– Rapoo E2800 – Amazon 

– Logitech Illuminated Living Room Keyboard K830 – with Built-in Touchpad – Amazon

– Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus – Amazon

– Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard – Amazon

I am using a minix airmouse. A mouse and keyboard in one device. UK  USA  AUS








QvPC Use your NAS as a PC with HybridDesk Station (HD Station)
QNAP virtualized Personal Computer (QvPC) Technology allows you to use your QNAP NAS as a PC. All you need to do is plug in a monitor, keyboard and mouse. HybridDesk Station (HD Station) will be displayed on your connected monitor.

HD Station provides various applications for multimedia, web browsing, surveillance and more. You can also directly access the QTS interface for managing the NAS.

HybridDesk Station is a platform that allows you to connect your NAS to an HDMI-compatible TV or monitor and enables you to directly access your multimedia content and use other applications.

Before you can start using HybridDesk Station, you must first install the application on your NAS.

  1. Log on to QTS
  2. Go to Control Panel > Applications > HybridDesk Station.
  3. Click Get Started Now.
  4. Select I agree and then click OK
  5. Check the list of selected applications and then click Apply.

    HybridDesk Station and the selected applications are installed.

    Before playing multimedia content on HybridDesk Station, verify that multimedia functions are disabled. Go to Control Panel > Systems > General Settings > System Administration and deselect Disable and hide multimedia functions .

    You must also ensure that HD PlayerPhoto StationMusic Station, and Video Station are installed on the NAS.


Start your Linux Station

Follow these steps to initiate Linux Station

  1. Upgrade your QNAP NAS to firmware QTS 4.2.1 (or newer).
  2.  Visit the QTS App Center and find Linux Station. Click “Install”.
  3.  Open Linux Station, and choose the Linux OS to install.

    Please note: The system will download installation packages from the Linux Containers website (https://linuxcontainers.org/).

  4.  After the Linux OS is completely downloaded, click “Enable”, and then you can start using it with an HDMI display, USB keyboard and mouse.

    Please note: HD Station will be disabled when Linux Station is enabled (and vice versa).

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