TS Hardware and Software information

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How can I find out which Terastation I have?

  • By looking at the design + color of the case
Power-architecture-logo.png
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TS
TeraStation
HD-HTGL
TeraStation.jpg
HS
TeraStation Homeserver
HS-HTGL
TeraStation.jpg
TSPRO1
TeraStation Pro
TS-TGL v1
Ts-pro.jpg
TSLIVE
TeraStation Live
HS-DHTGL
TSLive.jpg
TSPRO2
TeraStation Pro II
TS-HTGL v2
Ts-pro.jpg
TSPRO2RACK
TeraStation Pro II Rack
TS-RHTGL/R5
TS-Pro2 rack.jpg
TSES
TeraStation ES
TS-XETL
TSES.jpg

The TS and the HS are the same from the hardware point of view.

What about the differences in hardware between the different Terastations?

Type TS *1 TS HS *1 TS Pro v1 TS Pro v2 TS Live
HD-HTGL/R5 HS-DTGL/R5 TS-TGL/R5 TS-HTGL/R5 HS-DHTGL/R5
CPU PowerPC PowerPC PowerPC ARM9 ARM9
CPU Clock 266MHz 266MHz 266MHz 400MHz 400MHz
FLASH ROM 4 MB 4 MB 4 MB 256 KB 256 KB
D-RAM 128 MB 128 MB 128 MB 128 MB 128 MB
USB Ports 4 4 2 2 2
Network 10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T
10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T
10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T
10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T
10BASE-T
100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T
Newest
Japanese
firmware
2.17
10,Oct.2007
2.13
29,Nov.2007
1.12
11,Sep.2007
1.21
25,Jul.2007
1.11
11,Jun.2007
Stock Kernel 2.4.20? 2.4.20? 2.4.20? 2.6.12.6-arm1? 2.6.12.6-arm1?
GPL-Source [1] & [2] [3] [4] [5] & [6] [7] & [8]
*1: the original Terastation and the Terastation Homeserver are identical from the hardware point of view. You can identify them from each other by the small red HS logo at the bottom right of the front panel. The original terastation has PCAST media server integrated, but the HS features a Mediabolic DLNA compatible Mediaserver in addition to PCAST.

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TeraStation.jpg
TeraStation Mainboard Front
TeraStation Mainboard Back

On the TeraStation mainboard you will find the following chips:

The chips are also listed in this posting on some Japanese BBS. Here is a replica of the uninformative official specification.


Beside the mainboard, there is also a small board in the front panel to control the LEDs. It's connected to the TERAPWP001 MCU with a 5 pin connection via CN17.

For the 1.0TB version, the disk array consists of

  • four Maxtor 6B250R0 hard disc drives
    • 251000MB, CHS=30515/255/63. Marketing calls this 250GB
    • 16384KiB Cache

or

or

  • four Samsung SP2514N hard disc drives
    • 238473MB, CHS=30401/255/63
    • 8MB Cache

or

See also Harddisk Layout.