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Stream and share your entire multimedia library with the DiskStation DS415play 12TB (4 x 3TB) Four-Bay NAS Server from Synology. This NAS storage solution comes equipped with four drive bays each holding a 3TB hard drive. Inside the DS415play you will find a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB or DDR3 RAM. You can also take advantage of three USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports to connect additional storage and expansion devices. Network connectivity is provided via the Gigabit Ethernet port also located on the back of the server.
As with most NAS servers, this Synology NAS is capable of storing and streaming content. What sets this apart from comparable devices is its ability to stream and manage multimedia content to a wide variety of peripherals including DLNA certified TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, game systems, and more. It also offers 1080p transcoding on the fly so your content is rendered in Full HD.
Accessing content on the go is an essential aspect of any NAS storage device. With QuickConnect from Synology, you can access your files via a relay service even if your Synology NAS is hidden in a local network. Content can also be accessed from a variety of iOS, Android, and Windows Phone based mobile devices through apps including DS photo+, DS audio, DS video, Photo Station, Audio Station, and Video Station effectively placing Terabytes of content in the palm of your hand.
1080p Full-HD Video Transcoding
Powered by a hardware accelerated transcoding engine, the DS415play features 1080p Full-HD video transcoding on the fly, effortlessly sharing videos with your smart TV, network media player, mobile devices, and PC. The DS415play also supports multi-channel streaming, letting family members enjoy movies in different rooms.
Dual-Core CPU with Floating-Point Unit
The DS415play comes with dual core CPU and 1GB RAM, delivering an average 112.35 MB/s reading and 98.58 MB/s writing speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment. The built-in floating-point unit not only enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, but is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail creation when uploading large amounts of photos or videos.
Accessing External Storage Drives
The DS415play comes with the external interfaces you need - up to three USB 2.0 ports to power multiple peripheral devices concurrently, and another two USB 3.0 ports for high-speed external storage exchange.
As a DLNA Certified DMS (Digital Media Server), the DS415play can serve as your primary media server with the capability to host digital multimedia content for local or remote playback. Once connected to a router, it streams music, photos, and videos to DLNA-compliant devices, such as DLNA TVs or gaming consoles without any pre-configuration. You can even browse and select content on the DS415play using DS audio and designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.
Easy Drive Installation
You can easily attach drives to the tool-less hard drive trays without using a screw driver. Meanwhile, the DS415play supports hot-swappable hard drive trays for instant and risk-free hard disk replacement.
DiskStation Manager Operating System
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.
Connect Your Data Quickly and Easily
With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge.
Synology DS415play can serve as a centralized backup target. Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to DS415play automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS415play to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon S3, Glacier cloud service, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only the specific data block that has been changed between versions.
Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms as DS415play offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS, and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, the DS415play can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment - there is no need for IT administrators to maintain two sets of credentials. You also won't worry about missing files with the Recycle Bin feature which is supported on AFP, CIFS, File Station, and WebDAV. All files deleted in a shared folder will be automatically moved into the Recycle Bin.
The DS415play provides you a central platform to organize, backup, and share photos, music, and video collections. Featuring a streamlined and sleek interface, Synology packages - Photo Station, Audio Station, and Video Station - let you build a seamless entertainment hub effortlessly. Since everything is saved on DS415play, you can enjoy more a customizable content arrangement. Better yet, your digital collections can be shared with others via a simple link.
Stream Content to TVs
The DS415play offers support for TV streaming so you can enjoy digital content with devices you already have: computers, mobile devices, TVs, DLNA devices, and stereos.
Eco-Friendly NAS Server
This Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. It only consumes 16.84W in HDD Hibernation and 27.33W in access. With a special fan and smart airflow design, the DS415play keeps the system running cool 24/7, while its noise dampening design makes it quieter than PC counterparts.
In the Box
Synology DiskStation DS415play 12TB (4 x 3TB) Four-Bay NAS Server