Synology DiskStation DS216 Two-Bay NAS Enclosure

Synology 4TB (2 x 2TB) DiskStation DS216 2-Bay NAS Server Kit with WD Drives

Synology 4TB (2 x 2TB) DiskStation DS216 2-Bay NAS Server Kit with WD Drives

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Synology 4TB (2 x 2TB) DiskStation DS216 2-Bay NAS Server Kit with WD Drives

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Synology 4TB (2 x 2TB) DiskStation DS216 2-Bay NAS Server Kit with WD Drives Synology DiskStation DS216 Two-Bay NAS Enclosure WD 2TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit

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  • 4TB Storage Capacity
  • Includes 2 x 2TB 3.5" WD Hard Drives
  • 1.3 GHz Marvell Armada 385 Dual-Core CPU
  • 512MB of DDR3 RAM
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Hybrid RAID, RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Ports & 1 x USB 2.0 Port
  • 92mm Cooling Fan
  • DiskStation Manager Operating System
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Synology DS216 overview

  • 1Description

This B&H Kit includes the Synology DiskStation DS216 2-Bay NAS Enclosure and two WD 2TB NAS hard drives to provide 4TB of digital storage space for networked systems. These drives are designed for 24/7 use and offer enhanced energy efficiency, making this kit suitable for hosting websites, safeguarding office environments by storing video, or acting as a VPN server to access resources remotely, and more.

The DS216 comes with a DiskStation Manager web-based operating system, 1.3 GHz Marvell Armada 385 processor, and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. This combination of performance allows the NAS to run smoothly and manage your drives. Synology has equipped this enclosure with a Gigabit Ethernet port for sharing data with connected users on the local network. In addition, a single USB 2.0 port and two USB 3.0 ports enable you to transfer data to and from devices such as thumb drives and external drives.

  • Synology DiskStation DS216 Two-Bay NAS Enclosure

    With two storage bays, the DiskStation DS216 NAS Enclosure from Synology is capable of housing two 3.5"/2.5" SATA II/III drives for a total storage capacity of up to 16TB. At the core, this NAS comes with a DiskStation Manager web-based operating system, 1.3 GHz Marvell Armada 385 processor, and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. This combination of performance allows the NAS to run smoothly and manage your drives. Once drives are installed, you may configure them in a RAID 1 array that delivers read and write speeds of up to 111 MB/s.

    Synology has equipped this enclosure with a Gigabit Ethernet port for sharing data with connected users on the local network. In addition, a single USB 2.0 port and two USB 3.0 ports enable you to transfer data to and from devices such as thumb drives and external drives. For wireless access, an optional wireless dongle grants Wi-Fi network connectivity.

    Once the DS216 is up and running, you can easily manage your files from a broad array of devices using cross-platform synchronization. With apps designed for your iOS and Android mobile devices, it is easy to back up photos and videos, stream multimedia content, and more. Additionally, the DS216 features DLNA support making it easy to stream multimedia content to DLNA compatible devices such as smart TVs, game consoles, and more.

    Dual-Core Processor with Floating-Point Unit
    The DS216 delivers an average of over 111 MB/s reading and writing speeds under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail creation when uploading large amounts of photos or videos.
    Hardware Encryption Engine
    The hardware encryption engine offloads encryption calculation tasks away from the main CPU, which allows the processor to handle other important tasks. When compared to the DS214, the DS216 has a 50% increase in encryption reading speed and an over 110% increase in encryption writing speed.
    Easy Installation
    Hot-swappable drive trays and easy installation ensure easy maintenance and continuous service uptime should a hard drive need replacement. In addition, the DS216 introduces a USB copy button for easy data transmission.
    USB 3.0 Ports
    The DS216 sports two USB 3.0 ports that connect to various kinds of external storage devices and offer fast and efficient file transfer speeds. USB 3.0 technology offers transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps, which is about 10 times faster than USB 2.0, meaning less time needed to transfer data to external hard drives while consuming less power.
    Four-Levels of Brightness for Front LEDs
    Equipped with adjustable LED indicators, the front LEDs can provide comfortable light levels by letting you control and schedule the indicators' level of brightness accordingly to environmental needs.
    DiskStation Manager Operating System
    Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a browser-based operating system that 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.
    All-in-One Server
    The DS216 can function as multi-function server. You can set it up as a directory server that provides LDAP service, while DNS and DHCP packages allow you to host a domain name server and automate network IP assignment. With Synology's Proxy Server, you can regulate content access and monitor who can access which website while saving bandwidth. You can host up to 30 websites with Web Station, safeguard the office environments with Surveillance Station, send and receive mails using your own email domain with Mail Station, share printing capability with Printer Server, make DS216 act as a VPN server to access company's resources remotely, and more.
    Backup Solution
    The Synology DS216 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 the Synology NAS using Cloud Station, which syncs files across multiple devices, allowing users at different locations to share the same information in real time. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to the DS216 automatically. Mac users also experience native Apple Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS216 to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even online storage websites. "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.
    Eco-Friendly NAS Server
    The DS216 only consumes 7.2W in HDD Hibernation and 15.48W in access. With a special fan and a smart airflow design, the DS216 keeps the system running cool 24/7, while its noise dampening design makes it quieter than PC counterparts.
    UPC: 846504002177
  • 2 x WD 2TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit

    Designed with home and small office/business customers in mind, the 2TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit from WD is well-suited for NAS environments with up to eight 3.5" drive bays. Engineered to handle increased workloads, this 2TB drive operates using a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 64MB cache, and a rotational speed of 5400 rpm, all of which help to ensure uninterrupted data transfers with a sustained rate of up to 147 MB/s. This drive also features high levels of reliability, with 600,000 load/unload cycles, <10 in 1014 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, error recovery controls, and 1,000,000 hours MTBF for 1-8 bay NAS systems. Also built into this drive are noise and vibration protection and WD's NASware 3.0 helps increase system compatibility, allowing WD Red drives to be more easily integrated with your existing network infrastructure.

    General Features

    Fill Your NAS with WD Red
    Built for 1 to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red lets users store their data in one unit
    NASware 3.0 Technology
    Built into every WD Red hard drive, NASware 3.0's technology helps improves your system's storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability
    Built for NAS Compatibility
    Desktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS, but WD Red drives with NASware are. WD's technology helps takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. WD Red is for small NAS systems and WD's algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments
    Desktop Drives vs. WD Red
    Desktop hard drives are not designed for NAS environments. Do right by your NAS and choose a drive with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS:
  • Compatibility: Without being tested for compatibility with your NAS system, improved performance is not guaranteed
  • Reliability: The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one and desktop drives aren't typically tested in those conditions. WD Red is
  • Error Recovery Controls: WD Red NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce failures within the NAS system. Desktop drives are not typically designed for RAID environments where this can be an issue
  • Noise and Vibration Protection: Designed to operate solo, desktop drives offer little or no protection from the noise and vibration faced in a multi-drive system. WD Red drives are designed for multi-bay NAS systems
  • WD Red for Home
    Stream, backup, share, and organize your digital content at home with a NAS and WD Red drives designed to share content to the devices in your home. Red NASware helps increase your drives' compatibility with your devices, TV, stereo, and more
    WD Red for Small Business
    WD Red is a good hard drive choice for 1 to 8 bay systems. NASware 3.0 allows for integration with your existing network so WD Red can share and backup files at the speed of your business. For larger businesses with up to 16 bays, use WD Red Pro
    3D Active Balance Plus
    This helps ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment. This dual-plane balance control helps reduce the degradation of your drive over time
    Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF of up to 1 million hours, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 is designed for 24x7 environments
    Cooler Operations
    By reducing power consumption, the operating temperature of your NAS stays cooler. With a lower temperature in your system, you can create a more reliable solution for your NAS
    UPC: 718037815442
In the Box
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Synology DiskStation DS216 Two-Bay NAS Enclosure
    Processor 1.3 GHz Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 dual-core processor
    32-bit CPU
    Floating point
    Hardware encryption engine
    Memory 512 MB DDR3
    Drive Bays Two hot-swappable drive bays
    Supported Drives 3.5" SATA III / SATA II hard drive
    2.5" SATA III / SATA II hard drive
    USB 1 x USB 2.0
    2 x USB 3.0
    USB copy button
    LAN 1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN port with Wake on LAN/WAN
    General Specifications
    File System Internal: ext4
    External: ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (read only)
    Wireless Support (Dongle) Yes
    LED Indicators Brightness adjustable
    Power Recovery Yes
    Noise Level 18 dB(A)
    Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
    DSM Specifications
    Storage Management Maximum Internal Volume Number: 256
    Maximum iSCSI Target Number: 10
    Maximum iSCSI LUN: 10
    Supported RAID Type: Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
    RAID Migration: Basic to RAID 1
    Volume Expansion with Large Capacity Drives: Synology Hybrid RAID and RAID 1
    Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD: Synology Hybrid RAID
    Maximum Concurrent File Transfers via Cloud Station: 128
    Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks via Download Station: 30
    File Sharing Capacity Maximum User Accounts: 2048
    Maximum Groups: 256
    Maximum Shared Folder: 256
    Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks: 2
    Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections: 128
    Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
    NFS Kerberos Authentication
    Log Center
    Syslog Events per Second: 100
    VPN Server Maximum Connections: 5
    System Fan 1 x 92 mm fan
    Cool and Quiet modes
    Temperature Operating: 40 to 104°F / 4 to 40°C
    Storage: -5 to 140°F / -21 to 60°C
    Humidity 5 to 95% RH
    Power Supply 60 W power supply, 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, single-phase
    Power Consumption Access: 15.48 W
    System Hibernation: 7.2 W
    Certification FCC Class B
    CE Class B
    BSMI Class B
    Compliance DLNA
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 6.5 x 4.3 x 9.2" / 165.0 x 108.0 x 233.2 mm
    Weight 2.9 lb / 1.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.4 x 10.6 x 5.1"
  • 2 x WD 2TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit
    Product Specifications
    Capacity 2 TB
    Interface SATA III 6 Gb/s
    Form Factor 3.5"
    Advanced Format (AF) Yes
    Native Command Queuing Yes
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Data Transfer Rate (max) Interface Speed: 6 Gb/s
    Internal Transfer Rate: 147 MB/s
    Cache 64 MB
    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    Reliability / Data Integrity
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read <1 in 1014
    MTBF 1,000,000 hours
    Power Management
    12 VDC ±10% (Peak) 1.73 A (peak)
    Average Power Requirements Read/Write: 4.1 W
    Idle: 2.7 W
    Standby/Sleep: 0.4 W
    Environmental Specifications
    Temperature Operating: 32 to 149°F / 0 to 65°C
    Non-Operating: -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    Shock Operating (2 ms, read/write): 30 Gs
    Operating (2 ms, read): 65 Gs
    Non-Operating (2 ms): 250 Gs
    Acoustics Idle Mode: 23 dBA (average)
    Seek Mode: 24 dBA (average)
    Physical Dimensions
    Dimensions 1.028 x 5.700 x 4.000" / 26.11 x 144.8 x 101.6 mm
    Weight 1.32 lb / 0.60 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.1 x 2.6"

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