N0204 miniNAS
  • RAID Protection In Your Pocket

  • Save Power - Save The Planet

  • Silent and Cool

  • Hot-plug and Hot-swap

  • Hassle-Free Setup

  • Full Multimedia Support

N0204 miniNAS






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Pocket RAID Storage (Home NAS)

The N0204 miniNAS - the world's smallest fully-featured NAS device. Measuring a tiny 132 x 88 x 63 mm exterior, one could easily mistake the N0204 as a regular external hard drive. But look closer and you will see a very capable two-bay NAS device that fits right in the palm of your hand. The N0204 houses two 2.5" SATA hard disks, providing up to 1TB of storage. You can manage this storage with your choice of RAID 0, 1, and JBOD, making the N0204 the most robust pocketable storage device in existence. And because its drive bays are hot-swappable and feature auto-rebuild, you can change a hard disk without powering down the unit. The N0204 even comes with Thecus®' Nsync for remote replication as well as the Thecus® Backup Utility for total data security. With huge storage, RAID functionality, and advanced data safeguards packed into a tiny device, the N0204 is in a class all its own.


Tiny but mighty, the N0204 comes with many of the features and functionality possessed by its much larger cousins. For starters, the N0204 can function as a complete media hub with its built-in iTunes server, photo web server, and media server. With the built-in media server, you can watch your videos, pictures, and music in the N0204 by using any DLNA compliant media players. Plug in a USB web cam, and the N0204 turns into the world's tiniest home surveillance server, allowing you to preview, capture and schedule image snapshots up to 640 x 480. Add to that support for both Windows and MAC OS operating systems and a whole new user friendly Windows Utility to set up and link the N0204 with your PC easily, and you've got some serious storage that you can whip out of your pocket and plug into virtually any network.


The N0204 miniNAS is a marvel of engineering. With advanced energy-saving capabilities, the N0204 only uses between 25~30% of the power compared to traditional two-bay NAS devices. You can even schedule power on/off for better power management. The N0204 also features whisper-quiet cooling, which means low temperatures and even lower noise during daily operation. A convenient USB 2.0 port in the front and the one-touch copy allow you to copy the contents of a USB storage device to the N0204 with a single button press. You can also copy data from the N0204 to any USB disk for data exchange. The N0204 supports USB printers, external hard disks and USB web cam.

A complete NAS device in a form factor smaller than a paperback book, the N0204 miniNAS proves that great things do indeed come in tiny packages.


"When we tell people what the N0204 can do, the most common reaction is disbelief followed by awe," notes Thecus General Manager Florence Shih. "We've essentially created a fully-functional NAS device in a package that you can take anywhere. With the N0204, you can enjoy the power and convenience of NAS storage anywhere life takes you."


RAID Protection In Your Pocket

Don't let its small size fool you - the N0204 miniNAS comes with RAID 0, 1, and JBOD support, which means that you can optimize your storage for speed or security. Never before has there been a storage device so small, yet so flexible.

Save Power - Save The Planet

The N0204 miniNAS features a hyper-efficient design, which consumes only 25-30% of the power compared to a regular two-bay NAS device, which means you'll not only save money - you'll be saving the environment at the same time.

Silent and Cool

Keep your environment quiet and temperatures low with the N0204's whisper-quiet cooling, which ensures silent operation and cool operating temperatures.

Hot-plug and Hot-swap

Need to change one of the hard disks? No problem. With both hot plug and hot swap capability, you'll be able to swap out a hard disk and plug in a new one without even powering off the unit!

Hassle-Free Setup

You want to get things up and running quickly, which is why the N0204 miniNAS is designed for hassle-free setup. Just use the included Windows utility, and get your N0204 miniNAS rolling in no time flat.

Full Multimedia Support

Most of all, the N0204 miniNAS knows how to have fun. Enjoy your iTunes music, digital photos, and digital video across your entire network with the N0204's robust multimedia support.



  • Fan

  • Accessory Bag

  • Ethernet Cable

  • Power Cord

  • Power Adaptor

  • Warranty Card

  • All in one DVD


  • Firmware

  • Module

  • Manual & QIG

  • Utility

  • DM

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1. Hardware Platform

WAN Interface

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

Wireless (optional)

  • 802.11b/g AP mode Supported.

HDD Disk interface

  • 2x 2.5" SATA HDD via backplane

USB External storage devices

  • USB 2.0 ports for easy storage expansion

USB Interface

  • USB 2.0 host port x1 (Front)

  • USB 1.1 host port x 1 (Rear)

LED indicator

  • Power ON:Blue

  • HDD1 (Failed/Activity):Red/Orange

  • HDD2 (Failed/Activity):Red/Orange

  • LAN (Link/Activity) : Green

  • USB Copy( Success/Fail) : Blue/Red

Thermal monitor

  • System temperature status


  • Power button

  • USB copy button

External Adapter

  • External power adapter,

  • Input: AC 100 ~ 240 Volt, 50/60 Hz

  • Output: DC 5V/3A


  • 88 x 63 x 133 mm (H x W x D)


  • Kensington Lock


  • Plastic and aluminum chassis


  • Temperature : 5°C to 40°C

  • Humidity : 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)


2. Software Functions


RAID modes

  • RAID 0, 1 and JBOD


  • Supported


  • Supported



  • Fixed IP Address, Dynamic IP Address,

Transport Protocols

  • TCP/IP, Appletalk, UPnP

File Protocols


Data Access

Client OS support

  • Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7

  • UNIX/Linux

  • Mac OS 9 / X


  • Web-based file access


  • File transmission protocol

Download Manager

  • HTTP / FTP / BT /eMule (Module)

Printer Server (IPP)

  • Support USB printers

  • Support IPP various printers

  • Client can manage print job queue on WEB interface

Data Backup

USB copy

  • Copy USB Mass storage device contents to specified location to NAS

  • Copy NAS data to external USB disk

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

  • Support EXIF display

  • Support slide show

Media server

  • Support uPnP AV streaming protocol

Web cam

  • Support Capture, preview, schedule

  • Support image size : 160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480

User Authentication

Local User

  • Supports built-in user accounts

Local Group

  • Supports built-in user groups

File System


  • Journaling File System

Language Support

  • Unicode Support


  • Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups

Power Management

Disk Spin down

  • Supported

System On/Off schedule

  • Supported


Multi-Lingual Web-based administration

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

Utility Program

  • MS Windows Setup Wizard, Support Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista

  • Mac setup Wizard (OSX only)

Email notification

  • Send the system messages via Email to the system administrator


ISO mount

  • Supported

Recycled Bin

  • Supported