An ark to ferry your IoT devices and applications
The QBoat Sunny is a dedicated single-board Internet of Things (IoT) mini server for IoT developers and provides high expandability for connecting many IoT devices. Featuring Container Station and QIoT Suite Lite, the QBoat Sunny allows you to seamlessly manage and monitor your IoT applications, devices, and data for a streamlined and highly efficient IoT development experience. In the era of IoT, the QBoat Sunny is the ark to ferry your IoT devices and applications, and act as a private and/or public server/gateway.
Two M.2 SATA SSDs (2260 and 2280 lengths) are supported for flexible and high-performance storage needs.
Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports and a M.2 A key slot are provided for USB dongles or M.2 modules (2230 length). Wireless capabilities can be added for connecting more IoT devices.
The powerful AL-314 processor with 2GB RAM are used and various interfaces are provided for combining many IoT devices and applications.
The App Center provided by the QTS Lite operating system offers users with numerous developer tools for building a smooth and high-performance working environment.
Container Station is a lightweight and easy-to-use virtualization platform for users to build personalized IoT applications with Docker and LXC.
Based on populat open-source packages like Node-RED and Freeboard, the exclusive QIoT Suite Lite provides various useful modules and out-of-the-box functionality to accelerate IoT development and service processes.
Annapurna Labs AL-314 quad-core processor, 2 GB DDR3 RAM
The first single-board IoT mini server/gateway for developers
The QBoat Sunny is the first single-board IoT mini server by QNAP. Measuring only 12cm x 12cm (without heatsink), the development board-like design can be effortlessly installed for almost any type of IoT application, while providing several interfaces for connecting to development boards and devices. Rule engine criteria and subsequent actions can be processed locally for you to create a small-scale/private IoT application with minimal costs. The QBoat Sunny can also reduce bandwidth and cloud processing costs of large scale/public IoT solutions by using it as a fog computing server/gateway to filter and relay data to public clouds.
QTS Lite operating system carries all IoT applications
QTS Lite is a streamlined and thin version of QNAP's award-winning QTS operating system. QTS Lite provides Container Station to run containerized applications; myQNAPcloud for remote connectivity; Hybrid Backup Sync for backup and synchronization needs; and Network & Virtual Switch for managing network connections and linking containers, networks and the QBoat Sunny. QTS Lite also features App Center for adding more features and functionality.
Simplified development with QIoT Suite Lite
QIoT Suite Lite integrates multiple easy-to-use and useful applications for you to quickly build an ideal IoT environment. Versatile protocols (such as MQTT(S), HTTP(S) and CoAP) and dashboards are available for you to integrate development boards and sensors to build a complete IoT ecosystem. If you're new to the immerse IoT domain, the QIoT Suite Lite will be your excellent choice.
Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz
2 GB DDR3L (On-board)
M.2 SATA SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s and 3 Gb/s
M.2 SSD Slot
2 x M key 2260/2280 types
1 x M.2 A key 2230 type (wireless module)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A
Gigabit Ethernet Port
3 x RJ45
• 1 x 3.5mm Audio-out jack
• 1 x 3.5mm Audio-in jack
1 x 3.5mm jack
System Status, SSD0, SSD1, User Defined, Wirelwss Module
Real-Time Clock (RTC)
V (with one CR2032 battery and one additional power port)
Power, System Reset
System Development Board with Heatsink Base
Dimensions (H x W x D)
5.67 x 4.96 x 1.32 inch
144 x 126 x 33.5 mm
(Heat Sink Included)
Net: 1.08 lbs (0.49 kg)
Gross: 2.31 lbs (1.05 kg)
Power Consumption (W)
SSD Idle: 9.49 W
In operation: 13.31 W
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity
0 to 35˚C, 5 to 95%, non-condensing, wet bulb temperature: 27˚C
Power Supply Unit
External, 12V, 36W
1 x connector for 4-wire fan
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications. Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
| Stock code || IBQ-SUNNY|
| Brand || Qnap|
| Series || qBoat Sunny|
| Model || QBOAT SUNNY|
| Type || Sunny Device|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 12/12/2017|
QBOAT SUNNY Spec Information
| Form factor / drive height || 144 x 126 x 33.5 mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| Cache || 2GB|
| Guarantee || 5yr|
| Processor || Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || low|
| Total Drives || 2|
QBOAT SUNNY Spec Connections
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||2|
QBOAT SUNNY Speed
| Speed/RPM || SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
| Weight (kg) || 1.05kg|
| Weight (bare) || 490g|
| Watts || 36W|
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