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Item specifics

New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging is ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand: Thecus
Model: N5500 Number of RJ-45 LAN Ports: 2 Ports

Note: The condition of this item is 100% Brand-New Factory Sealed in Retail Box.


  • Unique Dual-DOM Design
    In business environment, maintaining functional operation on storage device is critical. With the unique Dual-DOM design, an extra DOM is installed to ensure continuous and flawless operation on N5500. Users do not need to worry about down-time due to unexpected system failure.
  • Incredibly Easy To Use
    The N5500 features Thecus' next-generation web-based interface featuring AJAX technology, making it the easiest-to-use Thecus NAS ever.
  • Three Units In One
    Flexibility is the name of the game. The N5500 is the only storage device that can be configured as a NAS, DAS, or iSCSI unit, making it a perfect fit for just about any configuration.
  • Unrivaled Data Security
    The N5500 secures your data like never before. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD and multiple RAID volumes. What's more, the snapshot feature offers version control for even greater peace of mind by enabling you to easily restore previous snapshots.
  • Flexible Storage Options
    Aside from supporting iSCSI initiators, the N5500 is also stackable, allowing you to control multiple N5500 units from one master system for added flexibility. In addition to this, you can choose from a selection of file systems, including EXT3, XFS and ZFS, which enables the N5500 to adapt to virtually any type of network.
  • Total Network Performance and Reliability
    Because accessing your data is as important as securing it, the N5500 comes with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with 802.3ad link aggregation for excellent data throughput. You can even select load balancing or failover, depending on your network configuration, to ensure maximum uptime and data availability.

When people are searching for a NAS device, they invariably want something that is not only secure, but also performs well. They want it to be flexible enough to handle any situation, while simple enough to operate without having to have a degree in computer engineering. To that end, Thecus® Technology is proud to unveil its most advanced five-bas NAS unit yet – the N5500. Building off the success of the Thecus® N5200, the N5500 incorporates the latest Thecus® innovations for unrivaled efficiency and data security.

First and foremost, the N5500 is engineered to store your data and keep it safe. The N5500 is equipped with five hot-swappable SATA 3.5” hard disk bays for a whopping 10TB of total storage capacity. To protect this data, the N5500 lets you choose from a wide selection of RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and JBOD. The N5500 also supports multiple RAID volumes, enabling you to choose the right combination of RAID volumes for your network, and if you ever change your mind, the N5500 also features online RAID expansion, online RAID migration, and auto rebuild for maximum flexibility. In fact, the N5500 is the only storage solution on the market that can be configured as a NAS, a DAS, or an iSCSI device! A powerful Intel® CPU and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with load balancing, failover, and link aggregation with 802.3ad, the N5500 lets you access your data quickly and reliably.

In a business environment, maintaining functional operation on storage device is critical. With the unique dual-DOM design, an extra DOM is installed to ensure continuous and flawless operation on N5500. Users do not need to worry about down-time due to unexpected system failure. The N5500 also shines in terms of flexibility with support for multiple file systems, including XFS, EXT3 and ZFS, and you can even select different file systems for each RAID volume. In addition to this, RAID volumes on the N5500 can also be encrypted for ultimate data protection and security. Those who require even greater performance will be happy to hear that the N5500 also supports iSCSI initiators, which means that you can enjoy blazing file transfer performance over Ethernet without the hassle and expense of fiber-channel.

For home users, the N5500 also has you covered with robust multimedia support, including an iTunes server, photo web server, and a media server which supports uPnP, making it the perfect central hub for all of your digital content. Debuting on the N5500 is Thecus’ new and AJAX-based web interface, which is more intuitive and easier to use than every before. The N5500 is also fully compatible with Windows, UNIX/Linux, and MAC OS 9/X operating systems, and a scheduled power on/off function means less wasted power and lower total cost of ownership. And with IP cam support, the N5500 can even be configured as a surveillance system for ultimate peace of mind.

With features like these, the N5500 represents the next level in NAS device flexibility and power.


1. Hardware Platform
Item Spec
SATA device 5 x SATA for internal, 1 x eSATA for external
System Memory



Intel® 1.86GHz Celeron® M Processor

LAN Interface (PCI-e) RJ-45x2 : 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X WOL supported
USB Interface
  • USB 2.0 host port x5(Front x1, Back x4) (A Type)
  • USB 2.0 Target mode (B Type)
  • LCM Module 2*20
    LED indicator
  • Power(Blue)
  • System Status : Busy (FW Upgrade)(Orange)
  • HDD1-5 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)
  • WAN (Link : Green; Activity : Green)
  • LAN (Link : Green; Activity :Green)
  • RAID Status: Error (Red)
  • USB (Copy LED: Blue)
  • eSATA (Activity LED:Blue)
  • Power supply 200W Power Supply support 2TB and above HDDx5
    Disk interface SATA I/II x5 via backplane
    Thermal/Fan control
  • Thermal sensor on processor temperature
  • Temperature controlled system FAN speed
  • System fan monitoring
  • Buttons
  • Power button(Front, power down controlled by S/W)
  • Reset button
  • LCM button (ENT,ESC,UP, DOWN)
  • RS232 1 (For UPS)
  • Temperature : 5°C to 40°C
  • Humidity : 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
  • Dimension Tower Base
    Sound Pressure Level  

    2. Software Functions
    RAID modes RAID 0, 1, 5,6,10,JBOD
    Auto-rebuild Supported
    Hot-swap Supported
    Hot spare Supported
    SMART Info Supported
    SMART Test Supported
    On line RAID Migration Supported
    On line RAID Expansion Supported
    RAID Volume Encryption AES256bit
    Power management Spin down while idle time setup
    Bad Block Scan Supported
    Roaming Support roaming to other N5500
    Configuration Fixed IP Address, Dynamic IP Address,
    IP sharing mode Can be enable/disabled
    Transport Protocols TCP/IP/Appletalk
    File Protocols SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
    Link Aggregation 802.3ad, load balance and fail over
    Data Access
    Client OS support
  • Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
  • UNIX/Linux
  • Mac OS 9 / X 
  • WebDisk Web-based file access
    FTP File transmission protocol
    Secure FTP Secure File transmission protocol
    Download Manager
  • HTTP / FTP / BT / eMule
  • Printer Server (IPP)
  • Support USB printers
  • Support IPP various printers
  • Client can manage(List/Delete) the print job queue on WEB interface
  • Data Backup
    Client schedule incremental data backup FarStone Drive Clone PRO 5.0
    Client system Disaster Recovery FarStone Drive Clone PRO 5.0
    NAS Remote Replication Via Thecus proprietary Nsync
    USB device copy to N5500 Through LCM to control
    Snapshot Supported
    Bi-directional USB Copy Supported
    Block Level Access
    iSCSI Target Support Microsoft/Mac/Linux Initiator
    iSCSI initiator For stackable with N5200/1U4500/N7700
    iSCSI Thin Provisioning Supported
    Power management
    Schedule power on/off Supported
    Volume management
    Multiple RAID Supported
    Multiple file system selectable Ext3 / XFS / ZFS
    Multimedia Support (Options for module upload)
    iTunes Server Supported File Types: AAC, MP3 w/ ID3 tag, WAV
    Photo Web Server
  • Supported File Types: GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG
  • Supports EXIF display
  • Supports slide show
  • Media server Supports uPnP AV streaming protocol
    User Authentication
    Local User Supports built-in user accounts
    Local Group Supports built-in user groups
    Windows NT/ADS Supported
    File System
    Type Journaling File System
    Capacity 10TB (XFS,ZFS) / 8TB (ext3) per volume
    Language Support Unicode Support
    Authorization (ACL) Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups for share and sub-folders
    Multi-Lingual Web-based administration (Default auto) Web-based server management Interface Supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Polish
    Utility Program MS Windows Setup Wizard,
    supports Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
    Mac setup Wizard (OSX only)
    Email notification Sends system messages via Email to the system administrator
    SNMP trap System information trap out
    Dual DOM Supported
    Web Disk Supported
    Recycled bin Supported
    Web Server Supported
    ISO Mount Supported
    User module Supported
    IP CAM surveillance Server Supported to 20 IP CAM device
    Dimension 230 x 190 x 230 mm (H x W x D)
    Weight 7.9 kg

    Shipping and Handling cost for 1 case and we only ship to the following countries: 

    • Austria GBP 22.00
    • Belgium GBP 14.00
    • B
    • ulgaria GBP 32.50
    • Cyprus GBP 33.00
    • Cz
    • ech Republic GBP 32.50
    • Denmark GBP 22.00
    • E
    • stonia GBP 32.50
    • Finland GBP
    • 32.50
    • France GBP 24.00
    • G
    • ermany GBP 14.00
    • Greece GBP 33.00
    • Hung
    • ary GBP 32.50
    • Italy GBP 27.50
    • Ire
    • land GBP 32.50
    • Latv
    • ia GBP 32.50
    • Lit
    • huania GBP 32.50
    • L
    • uxemburg GBP 17.50
    • Malta GBP 33.00
    • T
    • he Netherlands GBP 12.50
    • Pol
    • and GBP 32.50
    • Port
    • ugal GBP 32.50
    • Ro
    • mania GBP 32.50
    • Slovak
    • ia GBP 32.50
    • Slovenia GBP 32.50
    • Spain GBP 27.50
    • Sw
    • eden GBP 27.50
    • U
    • nited Kingdom GBP 24.00


    This product carries 24 months warranty. If the product or any component has a failure within 24 months period after you receive shipment, we will replace it with the same item or refund.

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    VAT number: NL 821766156B01
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