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AS-204TE
The best choice for a home multimedia storage center
Enjoy centralized backup management and local multimedia playback
  • Manage your data using File Explorer's Web-based interface
  • Listen to your music with Web music player SoundsGood
  • 1080P HD multimedia playback via HDMI and XBMC
  • Support for RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and hard drive hot swapping
  • Support for a variety of mobile apps from ASUSTOR
  • Comprehensive backup solutions
  • Comparision Table
    Better Price, Better Performance
    Your Digital Home Entertainment Center
    Quick and Easy File Access
    Backup Everything
    Your Cloud, Your Size
    Better Price, Better Performance

    ASUSTOR's ADM operating system combined with an Intel processor allows the 2 series to raise read and write performance to the max.

     

    The 2 series also provides a total of 4 USB ports (2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0) allowing you to simultaneously connect up to 4 external USB hard drives to expand your storage capacity.

     

    Furthermore, AS-2TE series comes equipped with an HDMI port and audio jack allowing your NAS to transform into a multimedia player!

    Your Digital Home Entertainment Center
    AS-2XXTE series is officially ready for your living room, equipped with an HDMI output that allows the NAS to become a multimedia player. Sit back and relax and get ready enjoy your multimedia collection!
    Quick and Easy File Access
    The built-in File Explorer App allows you to access the files on your NAS through a Web browser. Enjoy drag and drop file transfers along with a directory structure view that lets you easily organize your data. Accessing files on your NAS never been easier.
    Backup Everything
    No matter if you are using Windows, Mac or even Linux, ASUSTOR provides you with suitable backup solutions and protocols to help you backup all your data.

     

    Windows Environment

    ASUSTOR's exclusive Backup Plan utility lets you configure up to 6 different backup plans simultaneously. You can configure regularly scheduled backups of your important data and also sync the ever-changing files on your desktop to your NAS.

     

    Mac Environment

    ASUSTOR NAS supports Apple Time Machine backups allowing you to backup your Mac to your NAS. Different Mac users can also safely backup their computers to the same ASUSTOR NAS device.

     

    Linux Environment

    ASUSTOR NAS supports NFS/Rsync/SAMBA protocols giving you added flexibility when setting up your backup environment.

    Your Cloud, Your Size

    ASUSTOR NAS features RAID technology which allows you to combine multiple hard disks into a single logical storage volume giving you both storage and data protection benefits. ASUSTOR NAS also supports online hard disk capacity expansion allowing you to swap in higher capacity disks while enjoying complete access to all your data.


    RAID levels supported by ASUSTOR NAS: RAID 0/1/5/6/10

     

    RAID levels that support online capacity expansion: RAID 1/5/6/10

    Windows Read/Write (5GB file)

     
    Series Read Write
    AS-6 111.18 108.66
    AS-3  110.38 81.74
    AS-2TE 101.36 70.32
    AS-2T 98.68 65.88

    iSCSI Read/Write (5GB file)

    Series Read Write
    AS-6 99.24 97.88
    AS-3  86.76 86.52
    AS-2TE 83.52 83.61
    AS-2T 83.18 79.14

    Test Enviroment

    Client PC
    CPUIntel Core i5-2320 3.00GHz
    Memory2GB
    OSWindows 7 x64, Ubuntu Server 12.10 x64
    HDDToshiba MQ01ABD032 *2 [Raid0]
    Network1Gbps Ethernet, MTU 1500
    SwitchDLink DSG-1210-16
    NAS
    OSADM 2.0.2.R899
    HDDWD10EFR
    Network1Gbps Ethernet, MTU 1500
    SwitchDLink DSG-1210-16

    • Tested models: AS-604T/AS-304T/AS-204TE/AS-204T
      Tested RAID level: RAID 5

    • Performance figures are achieved in the ASUSTOR lab using state of the art client computers under optimized network settings, and could vary in different environments. Ordinary desktop or notebook computers may be unable to reproduce these figures.

    Hardware & Packaging

    Hardware Specifications

    • CPU: Intel® ATOM™ 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor
    • Memory: 1GB Memory DDR3
    • HDD: 2.5" / 3.5" SATA II/ III or SSD x 4¹ Compatibility
    • Expansion: USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2
    • Network: Gigabit Ethernet x 1
    • Output: HDMI 1.4a x1
    • System Fan: 120mm x 1
    • Infrared Receiver
    • 3.5mm Audio Jack
    • Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V AC
    • Certification: FCC, CE, VCCI, BSMI, C-TICK

    Operation

    • Power Consumption: 36W (Operation); 22.6W (Disk Hibernation); 0.8W (Sleep Mode)²
    • Noise Level: 19.4dB
    • Operation Temperature: 5°C~35°C (40°F~95°F)
    • Humidity: 5% to 95% RH

    ASUSTOR Hightlight

    • System Migration
    • Cloud Connect
    • Dr.ASUSTOR
    • 2-way Backup
    • Task Monitor

    Eco-Friendly Design

    • System Sleep Mode (S3)
    • Auto-Standby for Both Internal and External Disks
    • Auto Fan Control
    • LED Night Mode
    • Power Schedule: On, Off, Restart, and Sleep

    Size and Weight

    • Size: 185.5(H) x 170(W) x 230(D) mm
    • Weight: 3.4 kg / 7.5 lb

    Software & Features

    Operating System

    • ADM 2.0 Onwards
    • Built-in App Central for Various Apps

    Supported OS

    • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012
    • Mac OS X 10.6 Onwards
    • UNIX, Linux, and BSD

    Supported Languages

    • Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Nederlands, Русский, 日本語, 한글, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Česká, Polski, Svenska, Dansk, Norsk, Suomi, Español

    Supported Browsers

    • Internet Explorer 9 Onwards
    • FireFox
    • Chrome
    • Safari

    Network Protocols

    • CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, Rsync, SSH, SFTP, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPS

    File System

    • Internal Disk: EXT4
    • External Disk: FAT32, NTFS, EXT3, EXT4, HFS+

    Storage Management

    • Support Multiple Volumes with Spare Disks
    • Volume Type: Single disk, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
    • Support for Online RAID Level Migration
    • Support for Online RAID Capacity Expansion

    MyArchive

    • Insert Hard Disk & Immediately Access Files
    • Transfer or Exchange Terabytes of Data via the Internal Hot-Swap SATA Interface
    • Up to 2 Bays Reserved for MyArchive Docking Purposes

    iSCSI

    • Maximum Targets: 256
    • Maximum LUNs: 256
    • Target Masking
    • LUN Mapping
    • ISO File Mounting
    • Supports MCS
    • Persistent (SCSI-3) Reservations

    Disk Management

    • Scheduled Bad Block Scans
    • Scheduled S.M.A.R.T Scans

    Network

    • TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6)
    • Jumbo Frame (MTU)
    • VLAN
    • Cloud Connect
    • Wireless Network³
    • DDNS and EZ-RouterCompatibility
    • Supports Wake-on-LAN (WOL)

    Backup Solutions

    • Rsync (Remote Sync) Backup
    • Cloud Backup
    • FTP Backup
    • External Backup
    • One Touch Backup

    System Administration

    • Log Type: System Log, Connection Log, File Access Log
    • Real-time Online User Monitor
    • Real-time System Monitor
    • Network Recycle Bin
    • User Quota
    • Virtual Drive (ISO Mounting, Maximum 16)
    • UPS SupportCompatibility

    Access Control

    • Maximum Number of Users: 4096
    • Maximum Number of Groups: 512
    • Maximum Number of Shared Folders: 512
    • Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections: 512
    • Supports Windows Active Directory

    Security

    • AES 256-Bit Folder Encryption
    • Firewall: Prevent Unauthorized Access
    • Network Defender: Prevent Network Attacks
    • Alert Notifications: E-mail, SMS
    • Encrypted Connections: HTTPS, FTP over SSL/TLS, SSH, SFTP, Rsync over SSH

    External DevicesCompatibility

    • Supports USB/eSATA3 External Storage Devices
    • USB Wi-Fi Dongle Support
    • Bluetooth Dongle/Speaker Support
    • USB Printer Support
    • USB DAC/IR Receiver/Keyboard/Mouse Support

    Featured Apps

    Antivirus

    • Scheduled Scans
    • Automatic Virus Definition Updates
    • Quarantine Infected Files

    ASUSTOR Portal⁶

    • Supports 2 Different Multimedia Players: XBMC & Boxee *
    • Supports Output for 4 Channels of Megapixel IP Camera Video Feeds
    • Chrome Web Browser and YouTube Integration
    • Downloads from Chrome Automatically Saved to the NAS
    • Power Control Settings: Power on, Sleep, Restart and Wake via Remote
    • Customizable ASUSTOR Portal Desktop Wallpaper
    • Add Shortcuts to Favorite Websites
    • Increased TV Compatibility via Overscan and Resolution Settings

    Boxee / XBMC⁷

    • Play All Media Content Stored on NAS
    • Video Output via HDMI
    • TV Shows, Movies, Apps and More
    • ASUSTOR Customized Features
    • AiRemote Mobile App
    • Supports SBS 3D Playback (Side By Side)

    Download Center

    • Supports BT(Torrent & Magnet Link), HTTP and FTP Downloads
    • Torrent Search
    • Choose Files Before a BT Task Starts
    • Customizable Download Schedule
    • Bandwidth Control
    • RSS Subscription and Automatic Downloading (Broadcatching)
    • ASUSTOR Download Assistant for Windows & Mac
    • AiDownload for iOS & Android
    • AiDownload for iOS & Android with Push Notification
    • Smart Download Function

    File Explorer

    • Web-based File Management
    • ISO File Mounting
    • Share Links
    • Task Monitor
    • Browse Files on Local PC
    • Thumbnail Previews

    FTP Explorer

    • Directory Structure View with Drag & Drop Transfers
    • Task Monitor
    • Stopping of Transmission Task & Resumption of Connection
    • Encrypted Connections: Explicit over TLS, Implicit over TLS
    • FTP Site Manager
    • Bandwidth Control
    • Maximum Simultaneous Transfer Control

    iTunes Server

    • For iTunes on Mac & Windows
    • Supports AirPlay
    • Supports iOS Remote Pairing
    • Supported Audio Formats: AIF⁵, M4A (AAC & Apple Loseless), M4P, M4R, MP3, WAV⁵
    • Supported Video Formats: M4V, MOV, MP4
    • Supported Playlist Formats: M3U, WPL

    Surveillance CenterCompatibility

    • Live Monitoring (4 Free Channels)
    • Multiple Channel Playback with Audio
    • Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, FireFox (Windows only)
    • Event Notification
    • Supports Local Output of 4 Video Feed Channels
    • Recording via Schedule and Event Detection
    • Add Additional IP Camera Channels via Purchasable Licenses

    SoundsGood

    • Import Personal/Public Music Collection
    • Personal/Public Music Collection Permission Control
    • Playlist Editor
    • ID3 Tag Editor
    • Local Speaker Support: HDMI, USB, Audio Jack
    • Supported Audio Formats for Browser: MP3, WAV, Ogg
    • Supported Audio Formats for Transcoding Through Browser: AIFF, Flac
    • Supported Audio Formats for Local Speaker: MP3, WAV, Ogg, AIFF, Flac
    • ASUS DAC Support

    Takeasy

    • Download from YouTube, Vimeo, YouKu, Tudou and More
    • Selectable the Video Type and Quality
    • Automatic Downloads with YouTube Subscriptions
    • Preview Downloads in Progress
    • Online Playback

    UPnP Media Server

    • Supports PS3 and other Digital Media Player Capable Devices
    • Supports On-The-Fly Transcoding for Most RAW Images and Audio(OGG, FLAC)
    • Supported Image Formats: BMP, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG, PSD, TIF, RAW Image⁴ (3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MOS, MRW, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, X3F)
    • Supported Audio Formats: 3GP, AAC, AC3, AIFC, AIFF, AMR, APE, AU, AWB, FLAC1, M4A, M4R, MP2, MP3, OGG Vorbis1, PCM, WAV, WMA
    • Supported Video Formats: 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, FLV, ISO, M2T, M2V, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MPv4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, RMVB, VDR, MPE

    VPN Client

    • Supported VPN Protocols: PPTP, OpenVPN
    • Transmission Package Monitor
    • PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS CHAP, MS CHAP2
    • PPTP Encryption: No MPPE, MPPE (40, 128 bit), Maximum MPPE (128 bit)
    • OpenVPN Port Control
    • OpenVPN Link Compression

    VPN Server

    • Supports PPTP and OpenVPN Protocols
    • View Current Connections & Ability to Disconnect Suspicious Connections
    • Comprehensive Connection Log
    Note:
    ¹ Hard disks not included. Also note that, due to system kernel limitations, the maximum capacity of a single RAID volume for this model is 16TB.
    ² Test HDD: WD Red 3 TB HDD
    ³ USB Wi-Fi dongle not included.
    ⁴ You must first enable real time transcoding for these files in order to play them.
    ⁵ Metadata (e.g. title) may not be able to displayed in iTunes.
    ⁶ ASUSTOR recommends that ASUSTOR Portal be used with a TV with a resolution of 720p or higher or a monitor supporting audio output.
    ⁷ Currently, Boxee is only available on the 6 series.

    Package Contents

    • Package Weight: 4.5kg/9.92lbs
    • Package Size: 324(H) x300(W) x240(D) mm

    Package Contents

    AS-204TE Unit x1 Installation CD x1 AC Power Cord x1
    RJ-45 LAN Cable(Cat 5e) x1 Flat Head Screw (for 3.5" HDD) x16 Flat Head Screw (for 2.5" HDD) x16
    Remote Control (Optional Purchase)