Synology DiskStation DS418play (6GB RAM) *
Multimedia-enhanced personal cloud solution
Massive storage capacity with 4K Ultra HD capability
Synology DS418play is designed to be your ideal, centralized multimedia hub with over 40TB of raw storage capacity, allowing you to transcode up to 2 channels of H.265/H.264 4K videos at the same time. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS418play also provides excellent encrypted file transmission.
CPU - Dual-core 2GHz burst up to 2.5GHz Network - Dual 1GbE LAN portsMemory - 2GB DDR3L, scalable up to 6GBPerformance - Over 226 MB/s and 185 MB/s encrypted sequential reading and writing
* Supplied as 2GB installed + 4GB extra compatible RAM
* The RAM we provide will be a high quality alternative such as Crucial.
* If we are building a NAS solution to your specifications, the extra RAM will be installed and tested.
* If you require technical support from Synology, they may ask you to remove any extra/alternative RAM.
4K Multimedia Server
Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS418play supports 4K H.264/H.265 online transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be converted and played on the fly on other computers, smartphones, and media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats
Next-generation file system for better data protection
The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.
Flexible Shared Folder / User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders
Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery, providing more flexibility for businesses
Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention
Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology
Storage management is easy with Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology. SHR is an automated RAID management system allowing you to easily create and expand storage volumes and migrate RAID types without requiring details on RAID. SHR provides 1 to 2-disk redundancy to safeguard your data during drive failures.
SHR maximizes the data capacity of your RAID when different sizes of HDDs are used. Calculate your RAID needs.
For novice users who have no technical background and still want to protect their data using RAID technology, a convenient installation wizard will guide you through all the steps during your first installation.
You can add new disks on the fly in Storage Manager with a simple click..
While creating a volume, you can plan ahead and leave empty and unallocated space for future usage.
Easy file access with QuickConnect
Access files on your Synology NAS over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules, DDNS, or other complicated network settings. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customizable address (e.g. https://customID.quickconnect.to), so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.
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Synchronize cross-platform data automatically with file version control on all your devices.
Synology Office, Calendar and Chat guarantee a secure and high-performance private communication and user-friendly content organization.
Powerful built-in file management and sharing services.
Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.
Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.
Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices.
Hardware SpecificationsCPUCPU ModelIntel Celeron J3355CPU Architecture64-bitCPU FrequencyDual Core 2.0 burst up to 2.5 GHzHardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI) Hardware Transcoding EngineH.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30MemorySystem Memory2 GB DDR3LMemory Module Pre-installed2GB (1 x 2GB)Total Memory Slots2Memory Expandable up to6 GB (2 GB + 4 GB)StorageDrive Bays4Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)3.5" SATA HDD2.5" SATA HDD2.5" SATA SSDMaximum Internal Raw Capacity40 TB (10 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)Maximum Single Volume Size108 TBHot Swappable Drive Notes"Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity.Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB.External PortsRJ-45 1GbE LAN Port2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)USB 3.0 Port2File SystemInternal DrivesBtrfsEXT4External DrivesBtrfsEXT4EXT3FATNTFSHFS+exFAT*NotesexFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.AppearanceSize (Height x Width x Depth)166 mm x 199 mm x 223 mm Weight2.23 kg OthersSystem Fan92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcsFan Speed ModeFull-Speed ModeCool ModeQuiet ModeBrightness adjustable front LED indicators Power Recovery Noise Level*20.5 dB(A) Scheduled Power On/Off Wake on LAN/WAN Power Supply Unit / Adapter90W AC Input Power Voltage100V to 240V ACPower Frequency50/60 Hz, Single PhasePower Consumption*29.01 W (Access)
5.57 W (HDD Hibernation) British Thermal Unit98.98 BTU/hr (Access)
19.01 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation) Environment TemperatureOperating Temperature5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)Relative Humidity5% to 95% RHCertificationFCC Class BCE Class BBSMI Class BWarranty2 YearsNotesPower consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10JFCX hard drive(s).DSM Specifications ( See more )Storage ManagementMaximum Internal Volume Number256Maximum iSCSI Target Number32Maximum iSCSI LUN256iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX Supported RAID TypeSynology Hybrid RAIDBasicJBODRAID 0RAID 1RAID 5RAID 6RAID 10RAID MigrationBasic to RAID 1Basic to RAID 5RAID 1 to RAID 5RAID 5 to RAID 6Volume Expansion with Larger HDDsSynology Hybrid RAIDRAID 1RAID 5RAID 6Volume Expansion by Adding a HDDSynology Hybrid RAIDRAID 5JBODGlobal Hot Spare Supported RAID TypeSynology Hybrid RAIDRAID 1RAID 5SSD SupportSSD TRIM File Sharing CapacityMaximum Local User Accounts2048Maximum Local Groups256Maximum Shared Folder256Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks4Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections200Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration NFS Kerberos Authentication Log Center Syslog Events per Second400Add-on PackagesAntivirus by McAfee (Trial) Chat Maximum Users1000NotesThe number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.Cloud Station Server Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices200Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion)300Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs)1,000,000 / single file reaction time 834 msMaximum Number of Synced Files (ext4)1,000,000 / single file reaction time 484 msNotesThe maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 1KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.Download Station Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks80exFAT Access (optional) MailPlus / MailPlus Server Free Email Accounts5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)Recommended MailPlus Client NumberUp to 45 (Btrfs) / 45 (ext4)Maximum Server Performance181,000 (Btrfs) / 194,000 (ext4) emails per day, approx. 5.5 GB (Btrfs) / 5.9 GB (ext4)NotesThe CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).Media Server DLNA Compliance Office Maximum Users200Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users60NotesCPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAMSnapshot Replication Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder1024Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder65536Surveillance Station Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)25 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)Total FPS (H.264)*750 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
375 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
200 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
120 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)Total FPS (H.265)*750 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
750 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
450 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
200 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)Total FPS (MJPEG)*450 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
250 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
160 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
130 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)NotesSurveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.Video Station Video Transcoding4K Group 1 (See more)Maximum Transcoding Channel Number1 channel, 30 FPS @ 4K (4096 x 2160), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC) or
3 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC)/MPEG-2/VC-1VPN Server Maximum Connections20Environment & PackagingEnvironmentRoHS CompliantPackaging ContentMain Unit X 1Accessory Pack X 1AC Power Adapter X 1AC Power Cord X 1RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2Quick Installation Guide X 1Optional AccessoriesSurveillance Device License PackD3NS1866L-4G RAM ModuleVS360HDVS960HD
| Stock code || IBSY-418PLAY6|
| Brand || Synology|
| Series || DiskStation NAS|
| Model || DS418play (6GB)|
| Type || 4-Bay (2GB + 4GB Synology RAM)|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 14/02/2018|
DS418play (6GB) Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 166x199x223mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| RAM/Cache || 6GB|
| Guarantee || 2yr|
| Processor || Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core 2GHz, burst up to 2.5GHz|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || 1313|
| Total Drives || 4|
| Total Drives (alternate) || 4|
| RAID || 0:1:5:6:|
DS418play (6GB) Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||4|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||2|
DS418play (6GB) Speed
| Speed/RPM || SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
| Colour || Black|
| Weight (kg) || 4kg|
| Weight (bare) || 2.23kg|
| External Length (mm) || 300cm|
| External Width (mm) || 300cm|
| External Height (mm) || 250cm|
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