TS-431P2 & resonance

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TS-431P2 & resonance

Post by loekf » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:57 pm

Got a TS-431P2 couple of months ago, but frankly the plastic housing is/was driving me crazy.

Looks like the harddisks cause resonance (vibrations), which the plastic housing doesn't cope with well. I think people have complained
before about the plastic carriers QNAP is using now.

I now seem to have fixed it by:

- Sticking DVD anti-vibration stickers (silicon) on each side of the drive, this barely fits in the carrier.
- Adding an extra screw on both sides.

To start with QNAP should sell these things with extra screws to fit the HDDs.

Maybe it's the WD Red Pro drives. In my old NAS I had WD Reds.
QNAP TS-451 (4 GB) : 4 x 4TB WD40EFRX Red configured as RAID5 [QTS 4.4.1 Build1081]
QNAP TS-128A : 1TB WD10EFRX Red [QTS 4.4.1 Build1086]

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Re: TS-431P2 & resonance

Post by holger_kuehn » Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:47 am

Never had this effect with the 4TB WD Reds. Noticed it with the larger 10TB ones in the TS 1635AX, but just using screws to mount them, fixed it for me.
NAS (production): TS-1635AX FW: build 20201123
NAS (backup): TS-1635AX FW: build 20201123
QTS (SSD): [RAID-1] 2 x 2TB Samsung Evo 860 M.2-Sata
Data (QTier): [RAID-6] 4 x 500GB Samsung Evo 860 Sata
Data (HDD): [RAID-6] 5 x 14TB WD Red
RAM: 8 GB (QNAP shipped)
UPS: CyberPower CP900EPFCLCD
BACKUP: 10x4TB WD Red using a USB 3.0 Dock

NAS: TS-873U-RP FW: build 20201108
Data (SSD): [RAID-10] 4 x 1TB Samsung Evo 860 Sata
RAM: 8 GB (QNAP shipped)
UPS: CyberPower PR2200ELCDRT2U
BACKUP: 4TB Synology DS214 FW: DSM Update 2

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