Synology DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure
2-Bay, 2x 1GbE (2 GB DDR4 non-ECC)
Synology Desktop DiskStation NAS
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As part of our Spanstor Build & Test services, any enclosure bought with drives, we will include all firmware installations, physical drive installations, RAID/cache configurations and drive bad-sector checks, all at no additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact our friendly sales team by chat, phone or email.
Synology DiskStation DS218 is a high-performance and versatile 2-bay NAS designed for small offices and home users to effectively manage, protect, and share data. Its 64-bit quad-core processor delivers high-speed data transmission and 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding to empower shared data storage and multimedia entertainment. Synology DS218 is backed by Synology?s 2-year limited warranty.
Optimal Price-Performance Ratio
Synology DS218 is a 2-bay network attached storage solution equipped with a 64-bit quad-core processor and 2GB memory, providing high sequential throughput performance at over 112 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing. With hardware-accelerated?encryption, DS218 delivers encrypted sequential throughput at over 112 MB/s reading and 111 MB/s writing.
DS218 is also optimized for 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding via Video Station. You can organize a personal digital video library with comprehensive media information, and stream 4K Ultra HD movies and films to various devices such as computers, smartphones, media players, and TVs. If your device is not capable of 4K video playback, DS218 provides online 4K video transcoding to 1080p or lower resolutions for a smoother and time-saving video watching experience.
Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronization
DS218 supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring a seamless file sharing experience across Windows?, Mac?, and Linux? platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allow DS218 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment without the need to repeatedly create user accounts. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google? Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box storages in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. Cloud Station Suite allows you to sync files effortlessly among multiple devices ? Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android? tablets/phones ? keeping everything up-to-date. DS218 combines seamless file sharing capability with hardened security, even over the Internet with HTTPS, a built-in firewall, and multiple auto-blocking mechanisms against IP and account intrusion.
Easy Backup Solutions
With block-level incremental backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization and allows data backup to multiple destinations, such as local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync servers, and public cloud services.
Synology provides various mobile applications allowing you to enjoy your multimedia library even when on the go. Available on iOS, Android?, and Windows Phone? platforms, DS photo, DS audio, DS video, and DS file enable access to your Synology NAS through Photo Station, Audio Station, Video Station, and File Station. What?s more, you can use DS get to remotely manage and monitor download tasks on Download Station.
QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customizable address so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device.
24/7 Security Solution
Featuring user-friendly video management tools and an intuitive desktop-like interface, Synology Surveillance Station is a reliable private-security solution that can support multiple IP cameras connected to the same network with DS218. Surveillance Station features optimized live view together with streamlined real-time monitoring. Its powerful analytics, such as motion detection and alert notification, allow you to stay informed of any suspicious activities with triggers sent via SMS, e-mail, and DS cam mobile application.
Energy-Efficient and Easy Management
Synology DS218 is designed and developed with energy efficiency in mind. DS218 consumes only 14.99 W in regular operation. Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on/off can further reduce power consumption and operational costs. With HDD hibernation, hard drives can enter the energy-saving mode automatically when the system has been idle for a specified period of time.
|CPU Model||Realtek RTD1296|
|CPU Frequency||4-core 1.4 GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine||Yes|
|Hardware Transcoding Engine||10-bit H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 60|
|System Memory||2 GB DDR4 non-ECC|
|Compatible Drive Type||3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD|
|Maximum Single Volume Size||108 TB|
|Hot Swappable Drive||Yes|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||1|
|USB 2.0 Port||1|
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port||2|
|USB / SD Copy||Yes|
|Internal Drives||Btrfs, EXT4|
|External Drives||Btrfs, EXT4, EXT3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||165 mm x 108 mm x 233.2 mm|
|System Fan||92 mm x 92 mm x 1 pcs|
|Fan Speed Mode||Full-Speed Mode, Cool Mode, Quiet Mode|
|Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators||Yes|
|Noise Level||19.3 dB(A)|
|Scheduled Power On / Off||Yes|
|Wake on LAN / WAN||Yes|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||60 W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100 V to 240 V AC|
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|Power Consumption||14.99 W (Access), 5.78 W (HDD Hibernation)|
|British Thermal Unit||51.15 BTU/hr (Access), 19.72 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)|
|Operating Temperature||0?C to 40?C (32?F to 104?F)|
|Storage Temperature||'-20?C to 60?C (-5?F to 140?F)|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 95% RH|
|Certification||FCC, CE, BSMI, EAC, CCC, KC, RCM|
|Packaging Content||Main Unit X1, Accessory Pack X1, AC Power Adapter X1, AC Power Cord X1, RJ-45 LAN Cable X1, Quick Installation Guide X1|
|?2||Surveillance Device License Pack|
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