• Superior Specs

  • Ready For the Future

  • Breakthrough Performance

  • Unique Dual DOM™ Design

  • Incredibly Expandable and Adaptable

  • Maximum Flexibility and Expansion

  • Handy Snapshot Feature for Version Control




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10GbE Ready, 7-Bay Power Storage Server

Thecus® Technology is always pushing the boundaries of what NAS devices are capable of. Today, Thecus®is proud to introduce the N7700PRO, the follow up to the award winning N7700. While the original N7700 made its mark by being the world's first seven-bay NAS device, the N7700PRO raises the stakes with breathtaking performance, unmatched reliability, and maximum flexibility.


With the N7700PRO, blistering performance is the name of the game. At its core is an Intel®Core 2 Duo CPU and a whopping 4GB of high-speed DDR2 800 memory, making it the most powerful NAS unit available. In fact, with its PCI-e slot, the N7700PRO can reach data transfer speeds of over 300MB/s by adding a PCI-e 10Gb Ethernet adapter! All of this raw power easily manipulates large amounts of data – perfect for the N7700PRO's seven 3.5" SATA drive bays that can accommodate up to 14TB of storage. Need even more storage at your disposal? With its stackable feature, you can connect up to five N7700PROs together and easily manage them all via a master unit. The N7700PRO is even compatible with iSCSI initiators and supports iSCSI thin provisioning for added performance and flexibility.


The raw speed is only part of the story. The N7700PRO is an ideal place to safely secure your data. Multiple RAID modes including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD allow you to choose the ideal level of data redundancy to suit your needs. Online RAID expansion and migration are there as well for added convenience. For ultimate reliability, the N7700PRO also comes with a unique Dual DOM™ design, which features a secondary DOM that automatically reprograms the primary DOM should a failure occur. To ensure compatibility with as many networks as possible, the N7700PRO supports multiple file systems (Ext3, XFS and ZFS) and multiple operating systems (Windows, Mac, and Linux). With the popularity of VMware, virtualization technology is now widely used in the IT world. Thecus®is now the member of Technology Alliance Partner (TAP), and N7700PRO is undergoing full VMware certification.


"Powered by Intel® Core 2 Duo technology, the N7700PRO is one of the most powerful NAS devices in our arsenal," said Florence Shih, Thecus® Technology General Manager. "We are thrilled to bring the N7700PRO to users worldwide, and invite hardware enthusiasts and enterprise users everywhere to experience just what is possible with Thecus® engineering."


Breakthrough Performance

The N7700PRO offers unprecedented data performance, reaching speeds of over 300MB/s. Why wait around for file transfers to complete? With the N7700PRO, users no longer have to.

Superior Specs

Powered by an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor and featuring 4GB of high-speed DDR2 memory, the N7700PRO is the most powerful NAS unit on the market. Enjoy instantaneous system response and increased concurrent connections with the N7700PRO.

Ready For the Future

Future technologies are around the corner, and the N7700PRO is ready. With its PCI-e slot, the N7700PRO can accommodate a number of emerging technologies. Add a 10Gb Ethernet adaptor and experience the lightning-fast file transfers. With PCI-e expansion, the N7700PRO is ready for whatever may come.

Unique Dual DOM™ Design

In business, having access to mission-critical data at all times is crucial. The N7700PRO is equipped with a dual Disk On Module (DOM) design to ensure flawless operation and maximum uptime.

Incredibly Expandable and Adaptable

The N7700PRO offers excellent storage expansion possibilities with its stackable feature. Simply connect up to five N7700PROs together and conveniently control them all using a single unit. You will also be pleased to hear that the N7700PRO is also compatible with iSCSI initiators for blazing transfer speeds.

Maximum Flexibility and Expansion

Aside from being iSCSI ready, the N7700PRO offers unmatched flexibility. Support for multiple file systems including Ext3, XFS and ZFS, as well as online RAID migration and expansion, means that the N7700PRO's data protection and capacity are upgradable and can be integrated into virtually any company network with ease. Users can add larger hard disks to available slots and join an existing RAID volume. The N7700PRO will automatically rebuild the RAID array and increase storage capacity.

Handy Snapshot Feature for Version Control

The N7700PRO is capable version control via a snapshot function with the ZFS file system, allowing users to efficiently create and restore remote backups. For users, the result is total data security and peace of mind.



  • Accessory Bag(with key)

  • Ethernet Cable

  • Power Cord

  • Twonky Media Server CD

  • Universal CD

  • Acronis True Image DVD

  • QIG

  • Warranty Card

  • HDD Compatibility List Card


  • Firmware

  • Module

  • Manual & QIG

  • Utility

  • DM

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1. Hardware Specifications


  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Technology

SATA device

  • 7xSATA for internal, 1xeSATA for external

System Memory


LAN Interface (PCI-e)

  • RJ-45x2 : 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X

  • WOL supported

USB Interface

  • USB 2.0 host port x4(Front x2, Back x2) (A Type)


  • Displays system status and information

LED indicator

  • Power(Blue)

  • System Status : Busy (FW Upgrade)(Orange)

  • HDD1-7 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)

  • WAN (Link : Green; Activity : Green)

  • LAN (Link : Green; Activity :Green)

  • USB (Copy LED: Blue)

  • eSATA (Activity LED:Blue)

PCI-e x 8 slot

  • 1

Power supply

  • 300W Power Supply support 2TB and above HDDx7

Disk interface

  • SATA x7 via backplane

Thermal/Fan control

  • Thermal sensor on processor temperature

  • Temperature controlled system FAN speed

  • System fan monitoring


  • Power button(Front, power down controlled by S/W)

  • LCM button (ENT,ESC,UP, DOWN)


  • 1 (For UPS)


  • Temperature : 5°C to 40°C

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


  • Tower Base


2. Software Specifications


RAID modes

  • RAID 0, 1, 5,6,10,JBOD


  • Supported


  • Supported

Hot spare

  • Supported


  • Supported


  • Supported

On line RAID Migration

  • Supported

On line RAID Expansion

  • Supported

RAID Volume Encryption

  • AES256bit


Power management

  • Spins down while idle time setup

Bad Block Scan

  • Supported


  • Supports roaming to other N7700PRO



  • Fixed IP Address, Dynamic IP Address,

IP sharing mode

  • Can be enable/disabled

Transport Protocols

  • TCP/IP/Appletalk

File Protocols


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


  • Web-based file access


  • Build in FTP Server with bandwidth control

Secure FTP

  • Build in secure FTP Server with bandwidth control

Download Manager (Module)

  • HTTP / FTP / BT / eMule

Printer Server (IPP)

  • Supports USB printers

  • Supports IPP various printers

  • Client can manage print tasks (List/Delete) via Web user interface

Data Backup

Client data backup

  • Acronis True image(OEM version)

Client system Disaster Recovery

  • Acronis True image(OEM version)

NAS Remote Replication

  • Via Thecus proprietary Nsync

USB device copy to N7700SAS

  • Through LCM to control


  • Supported

Bi-directional USB Copy (Module)

  • Supported

Block Level Access

iSCSI Target

  • Supports Microsoft/Mac/Linux Initiator

iSCSI initiator

  • For stackable with N5200/1U4500/N5500/N7700/N8800SAS and PRO

iSCSI Thin Provisioning

  • Virtual size adjustable up to 16TB

Power management

Schedule power on/off

  • Supported

Volume management

Multiple RAID

  • Supported

Selectable file system

  • Ext3 / XFS / ZFS

Multimedia Support

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


  • Journaling File System


  • 14TB (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

  • 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 system administrator

SNMP trap

  • System information trap out


Dual DOM

  • Supported

Web Disk

  • Supported

Recycled bin

  • Supported

Web Server (Module)

  • Supported

ISO Mount

  • Supported

User module

  • Supported

IP CAM surveillance (Module)

  • Supports up to 10 IP CAM