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ZyXEL’s NSA210 is the Ultimate Home Media Machine. Not only the 2 Terabytes capacity* lets consumers dump every photos, video clips they downloaded to the box; It also able to perform scheduled download set by the users when they are not home! Packed by rich features, the NSA210 can automatically upload pictures and videso to flickr and Youtube; It also automatically download media files via FTP, Web, Torrent and RSS feed from remote sites. To share the media files with friends and families, NSA210 can do scheduled copying of media files to other Zyxel NSA series products on the Internet remotely. It is the indeed the ultimate Digital Home Media machine.(*Hard drive NOT included)

Centralized Digital Media Server for Storing, Streaming and Sharing Multimedia Files

Centralized media server for multimedia streaming

The ZyXEL NSA210, DLNA 1.5-certified 1-Bay Media Server, supports multiple server technologies for multimedia sharing. Acting as an iTunes server, SqueezeCenter, personal blog and photo album server for PCs, laptops and SqueezeBoxes, the NSA210 can make it easy to stream and share music and photos.

Intuitive user interface integrated with media player

WithWith the user-friendly installation wizard, it’s easy and simple to manage and backup media files. Through an intuitive user interface integrated with the media player, you can play music and photo slide shows directly from NSA210. The NSA210 also allows you to create a music playlist and play it on the background for photo slide shows.

A newly designed alphabetical search bar provides you a more convenient way to search files within thousands of songs, photos and videos stored in the NSA210.

zPilot™ for media auto-classification with easy drag-and-drop

The zPilot™ file auto-classification function of the NSA210 enables you to easily store and manage media files through simple drag-and-drop operations. With the zPilot™ software installed through the NAS Starter Utility, you can drag one or more files/folders to the zPilot™ icon on the desktop, and the files/folders will be identified and delivered automatically to music, photo, video or other designated folders on the NSA210; users can also easily check the upload status of data transmission.


Smart fan

With smart fan technology, the NSA210 can run at slower speeds to reduce power consumption when the system temperature is low.


Hard disk hibernation

the internal hard disks in the NSA210 can automatically spin down when there is no data transmission after a period of time.


Power scheduling

With the power scheduling function, the NSA210 can be turned on or off automatically based on your usage patterns and needs to conserve power and expense.



System Specifications


  • Network protocol
    • TCP/IP
    • CIFS/SMB, NFS (for Linux/Unix)
    • FTP, HTTP
    • DHCP client
    • PPPoE
    • NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • Network setting
    • DyDNS support
  • Network Applications
    • Gigabit jumbo frame support up to 9K bytes
    • UPnP AV server
    • iTunes server support
    • SqueezeCenter support
    • Samba / FTP server support
    • Photo album server
    • phpMyAdmin / MySQL / PHP support
    • Support P2P/FTP/HTTP downloads
    • Auto-upload newly-added files to FTP servers, Flickr and YouTube

Support File System

  • Internal disk: XFS
  • External disk: NTFS, EXT2, EXT3, FAT32, ReiserFS, XFS


  • Support HTTPS and FTPES (FTP over explicit TLS/SSL)
  • Encrypted NSA to NSA remote replication
  • Encrypted NSA to external disk archive backup

Backup Solutions

  • One-touch copy/sync button for external USB-capable devices backup
  • Backup planner:
    • Instant/scheduled backup
    • NSA to NSA synchronization/archive backup
    • NSA to external USB hard disk backup
  • PC to NSA backup (Memeo AutoBackup software)

USB Device Support

  • USB hard disk and card reader
  • Digital camera (support picture transfer protocol)
  • UPS monitoring and auto shutdown

RAID Feature

  • Internal SATA work with eSATA hard disk to have RAID1 or JBOD migrate to RAID 1

Disk Maintenance

  • Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.)
  • Automatically detect disk bad block with e-mail notification

Power and Thermal Management

  • Power control
    • Internal disk hibernation support
    • eSATA hibernation support
    • Scheduled power on/off/reboot
    • System automatically resume after power outage
  • Thermal management
  • Smart fan speed control
  • High temperature alert/buzzer
  • Auto shutdown while high temperature


  • User & Group Management
  • Package management for setting up applications
  • IP filter table management
  • Download service with bandwidth control
  • Download status management
  • RSS client and server support auto-download and notifications

System Tools

  • System maintenance
    • System resource, session, status monitoring
    • Firmware upgrade
  • Alarm
    • E-mail notification for specified severity of log recorded
    • High temperature e-mail alert with auto-shutdown option
  • Logs
    • Syslog Support
    • Periodically system event notification via e-mail

System Requirements

  • OS:
    • Windows XP/ Vista/ 7 (32 & 64 bit)
    • MAC OS X v10.4/v10.5
  • Browser:
    • IE 6.0+, Safari 3.0+, Firefox 2.0+, Chrome 4.0+

Hardware Specifications

  • One 3.5″ SATA I/II hard disk interface supported
  • LAN: One 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ-45 connector
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • One eSATA port
  • Buttons
    • Power button
    • Copy/Sync button
    • Reset button
  • Smart fan design
    • Acoustic noise level: 23.5 dB(A) (normal speed)
  • Power consumption
    • Access mode: 26.4 Watt
    • Idle mode: 9.69 Watt
  • Power
    • Input: 100 ~ 240 V AC
    • Output: 12V DC; 2.5A
  • Front Panel:

  • Rear Panel:

Physical Specifications

  • Item dimension (WXDxH): 58 x 196 x 130 mm (2.28″ x 7.71″ x 5.12″)
  • Item weight: 662 g (1.46lb)
  • Packing dimension (WXDxH): 362 x 110 x 201 mm (14.25″ x 4.33″ x 7.91″)
  • Packing weight: 1530 g (3.38lb)

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating environment:
    • Temperature: 0ºC to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)
    • Humidity: 0% to 95% (Non-condensing)
  • Storage environment:
    • Temperature: -30ºC to 70ºC (-22ºF to 158ºF)
    • Humidity: 0% to 95% (Non-condensing)


  • Safety: CE LVD
  • EMC: CE, FCC Class B, C-Tick, BSMI
  • Others: DLNA 1.5, UPnP

Package Contents

  • Digtial media server (Hard disk not included)
  • Stand
  • Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Support CD
  • Warranty card