Supporting up to twelve 3.5" HDDs and four 2.5" SSDs, the TS-1685 is a high-capacity, robust, and reliable business NAS powered by an advanced processor. Designed to optimize enterprise IT infrastructure, the TS-1685 comes with three PCIe slots that support 10GbE/40GbE NIC, PCIe NVMe SSD, graphics cards, and USB 3.1 expansion cards. Incorporating security and scalability, the TS-1685 presents an ideal choice for a complete business-ready storage solution with cross-platform file sharing, comprehensive backup and disaster recovery, iSCSI & virtualization, and more business applications.
The TS-1685 supports up to 16 hard drives, providing the storage potential to be a high-capacity data center. Its high-quality hardware enables optimum performance to fulfill diversified application needs.
M.2 SATA 6 Gb/s SSD & 2.5" SSD cache with Qtier optimization
The TS-1685 provides four 2.5" SSD slots dedicated for caching to increase IOPS performance, and supports higher transfer speeds and reliability. Using an SSD cache boosts overall system performance, and is perfect for improving the overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization. QNAP's Qtier technology empowers the TS-1685 with Auto Tiering that further helps continuously optimize storage efficiency across M.2 SSD, SSD, high-capacity SATA drives.
Built-in 10GbE ports with 40GbE compatibility
The TS-1685 offers not only four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports but also two 10GBase-T ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, capable of delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data.
Monitor and manage multiple NAS with Q'center
Q'center turns your TS-1685 into a central management system to manage multiple QNAP NAS units. After installing Q'center in QTS App Center, you can use the TS-1685 to centrally manage multi-site QNAP NAS for monitoring system logs and managing firmware update and maintenance, and enjoy major benefits including ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, convenience and flexibility. Managing multiple QNAP NAS becomes so easy and efficiently.
4K live-stream broadcasts on a private cloud
Live-stream broadcasts enable real-time audience interaction and increase engagement, providing great potential for versatile business and lifestyle applications. The TS-1685 supports DJ2 Live, an exclusive live broadcasting platform based on a private cloud that supports up to 4K video live-stream broadcasts, providing a complete solution integrating live broadcasting, storage, and sharing. You can capture live videos from computers, mobile devices or webcams to stream to DJ2 Live with high-speed intranet transmission, and store all the videos on the private, secure, high-capacity TS-1685.
Fast data filing and searching to double your productivity
The TS-1685 provides Qfiling and Qsirch for effortlessly organizing and searching for files, providing you with a highly-efficient data storage center. Qfiling automates file organization - simply determine filing conditions, set a schedule, and files will be organized and archived based on your settings. The Qsirch full-text search tool features quick file searching and supports thumbnail previews, content abstract, keyword hints, and more. Both Qfiling and Qsirch provide huge productivity boosts that greatly reduce the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.
QNAP TS-1685 - NAS server - 0 GB
Gigabit Ethernet / 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity
Installed Devices / Modules Qty
0 (installed) / 16 (max)
36.989 cm x 31.98 cm x 30.384 cm
1 x Intel Xeon D-1531 2.2 GHz (6-core)
RAID SATA 6Gb/s - RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD, 10 hot spare
10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE, 10 GigE
AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Storage Operating System
QNAP QTS 4.3
UNIX, Linux, Apple MacOS X, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10
Microsoft Active Directory (AD), File Level Security (ACLs), DHCP, DDNS, Microsoft CIFS, FTP, FTPS, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTP, HTTPS, Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
NAT support, hardware encryption, LDAP support, wake on LAN (WOL), Syslog support, E-mail alert, print server, IPv6 support, firmware upgradable, proxy server, download client, Access Control List (ACL) support, iTunes server, DHCP server, FTP server, SMS alert, BitTorrent Client, IPv4 support, DLNA Media Server, Apple Time Machine compatible, DHCP client, cloud backup, VPN Server, Apple AirPlay, Dropbox support, Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR), Google Drive support, VPN client