Frequently Asked Question

Surveillance Station 5.0: How many camera licenses / free channels do my NAS have?
Last Updated 8 years ago

Surveillance Station 5.0 comes with 2 or 4 free IP camera licenses* for Turbo NAS (depending on the model) and you can expand the number of channels to meet your demands by purchasing additional licenses.

* 2 or 4 free recording channels are available in Surveillance Station 5.0(or higher versions) with QTS 4.1 firmware (or higher versions.) Older versions of Surveillance Station and QTS provide a minimum of 1 free license.
* The maximum channels license depends on the model according to its hardware performance condition. Before expanding the number of channels, please check the model name and the maximum number of supported channels.

Please note: The maximum number of recording channels supported is for reference only. The actual recording performance may vary depending on the IP cameras, video content, network bandwidth, recording settings, and other running applications on the NAS. Please contact an authorized reseller or camera vendors for more information.

Maximum Recording Channels Surveillance Station 5.1 :

Turbo NAS Model Number of free
IP camera channels
Max. number of supported
IP camera channels
TS-x10,x12,x19,x20,x21,TS-212P,TS,112P,HS-210 2 8
TS-x31 2 8
TS-x39, x59, x69 Series 2 16
TS-x51 Series 2 24
IS-400 Pro 4 24
TS-x31+ 2 25
TS-531P 2 30
HS-251+ 2 40
TS-453mini 2 40
TS-x53 2 40
TS-x70U Series 2 40
TS-x53A 4 40
TS-x63U Series 4 40
TS-x70, TS-x70 Pro, TVS-x70 Series 4 40
TS-x79 Series 4 72
TS-x80 Series 4 80
TVS-ECx80 Series 8 80
TDS-16489U 8 80
Please note: Starting from firmware version 4.1.2, Surveillance Station on the TVS-ECx80 (and other x80 series) NAS models comes with 8 free IP camera licenses. Previous firmware versions only provide 4 free camera licenses.


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