Synology DiskStation DS216play

Synology DiskStation 16TB DS216play 2-Bay NAS Server Kit (2 x 8TB)

Synology DiskStation 16TB DS216play 2-Bay NAS Server Kit (2 x 8TB)

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Synology DiskStation 16TB DS216play 2-Bay NAS Server Kit (2 x 8TB)

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Synology DiskStation DS216play WD 8TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Synology DiskStation 16TB DS216play 2-Bay NAS Server Kit (2 x 8TB)

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Product Highlights

  • 16TB Storage Capacity
  • 2 x 8TB 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" HDDs
  • 1.5 GHz STM STiH412 Dual-Core CPU
  • 1GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Port & 1 x USB 2.0 Port
  • RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
  • Up to 107 MB/s Read & Write Speeds
  • Hardware Transcoding Engine
  • Synology DiskStation Manager OS
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Synology DS216play overview

  • 1Description

This B&H Kit combines the Synology DiskStation DS216play with two 8TB 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" hard drives for a total storage capacity of 16TB.

  • Synology DiskStation DS216play

    Stream your 4K video content, at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160, to a variety of devices with the DiskStation DS216play from Synology. To support enhanced 4K transcoding, Synology has utilized the power of a dual-core CPU operating at 1.5 GHz and 1GB of RAM. The enhanced processing power and increased memory allow for data read speeds of up to 107 MB/s and write speeds of up to 91 MB/s when configured in RAID 1.

    Synology offers a wide variety of applications designed to help you get the most out of your NAS. At home you can manage your multimedia content across Windows, Mac, or Linux based platforms using Video Station, Photo Station, and Audio Station. When on the go you can utilize the DS photo, DS audio, and DS video applications available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone mobile devices. These apps allow you to stream your music and videos, as well as backup and access your photo library from virtually anywhere. Other mobile applications include DS download and DS file giving you a direct link to your DS216play to monitor downloads and access files all while away from your computer.

    With a maximum storage capacity of up to 16TB (2 x 8TB HDD) you can store a large number of files that can be accessed and managed from nearly anywhere. The two drive bays support both 3.5" and 2.5" SATA II/III hard drives (disk holders are required for the 2.5" drives) making the DS216play compatible with a wide variety of hard drives. The integrated RJ-45 LAN port found on the back of the enclosure provides high speed network access while the single USB 3.0 and single USB 2.0 ports allow for the attachment of additional storage devices.

    4K Ultra HD Entertainment Center
    The Synology DiskStation DS216play features real-time 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) video transcoding, bringing more complete support to the latest multimedia file formats and contents. The DS216play is also a feature-rich NAS server with a dual-core CPU and 1GB RAM, delivering an average 107 MB/s reading and 91 MB/s writing speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment. Now users can enjoy on-demand ultra-high-quality video transcoding and file sharing offered exclusively by DS216play.
    Personal Multimedia Bank
    DS216play helps you easily manage your multimedia contents and share them across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. With Video Station, you can organize your digital video library with comprehensive media information, watch 4K Ultra HD movies and films, or record your favorite TV programs with a DVB-T/DVB-S stick. Photo Station's intuitive design allows you to effortlessly organize photos into customized categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to social networking websites within a few clicks. Audio Station comes with built-in lyrics plugin, Internet radio and lossless audio formats support and provides music playback via DLNA, AirPlay, and Bluetooth devices (A Bluetooth dongle is required).
    Anywhere/Anytime Availability
    Synology provides mobile applications that allow you to enjoy the full variety of your multimedia library even when on the go, allowing you to reach for your private albums, music and video collection at home in DS216play. Available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms, DS photo, DS audio, and DS video mobilize your Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station, placing terabytes of content at your fingertips. What's more, DS download makes it possible for you to manage and monitor your download tasks remotely while you can access DS216play content with DS file whenever required.
    DLNA-Certified Media Server
    As a ready DLNA DMS (Digital Media Server), DS216play comes with the capability to host digital multimedia content for remote playback. Once configured in your network, DS216play is able to stream music, photos and videos to DLNA-compliant devices, thus enabling users to enjoy their collection on larger screens or with quality speakers. Synology even makes it possible for users to browse and select DiskStation content using DS audio to designate a DLNA player within the same local network for audio playback.
    Easy Setup and Management
    Web Assistant is a web-based utility to make every DiskStation as easy to install as possible. Installation is done inside your existing web browser by setting up all vital system components in a few simple steps. Combined with a quick start widget, users can simultaneously tour the DSM operating system and set it up to use right away.

    For users unfamiliar with complicated router configurations or those who simply want to save time, Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to DS216play from the Internet by walking through all of network settings including firewall, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration. Synology Hybrid RAID allows you to make maximum use of hard drive capacity while keeping your storage safe with data redundancy.
    Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)
    Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a web-based OS that provides private cloud service. The multi-tasking web UI allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously on one browser tab and switch between them instantly. The simple interface allows you to obtain and configure storage capacity with minimal friction. It provides you with complete control of your personal cloud and lets you access it anywhere.

    The built-in Package Center allows you to download and install the packages designed specifically for your unique needs, whether it's sharing files on the cloud, sharing photos on an online album, or setting up a VPN environment. All will happen with just a few clicks.
    Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
    The Synology DS216play is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared with its average PC counterpart, Synology DS216play consumes relatively little power at 15.08 watts while accessing and 6.83 watts when hard drive hibernation is enabled. The scheduled power on/off feature further reduces power consumption and operation cost.
    UPC: 846504002078
  • 2 x WD 8TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD

    Designed with home and small office/business customers in mind, the 8TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD from WD is well-suited for NAS environments with up to eight 3.5" drive bays. Engineered to handle increased workloads, this 8TB drive operates using a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 128MB cache, and a rotational speed of 5400 rpm, all of which help to ensure uninterrupted data transfers with a sustained rate of up to 178 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
    Reliability
    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: 718037845500
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Synology DS216play specs

  • Synology DiskStation DS216play
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    CPU STM STiH412 dual-core 1.5 GHz
    Floating Point Unit Yes
    Hardware Encryption Engine Yes
    Hardware Transcoding Engine Yes
    Supported Codec: MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5), MPEG-2, VC-1, H.265 (HEVC)
    Maximum Resolution: 4K (3840 x 2160)
    Maximum Frame Rate per Second (FPS): 30
    RAM 1GB DDR3
    Compatible Drive Types 2 x 3.5" / 2.5" SATA III/II
    (Hard drives not included. Disk holders are required for 2.5" drives.)
    Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 16 TB (2 x 8 TB HDD)
    (The actual capacity will differ according to volume types.)
    External Ports 1 x USB 3.0 port
    1 x USB 2.0 port
    LAN 1 x Gigabit (RJ-45)
    Wireless Support Yes (wireless dongles not included)
    Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
    Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
    AC Input Power Voltage 100 to 240 V
    Power Frequency 50 to 60 Hz, single phase
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature: 40 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
    Storage Temperature: -5 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Relative Humidity: 5 to 95%
    General Specifications
    Networking Protocols CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP)
    File System Internal: ext4
    External: ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (read only)
    Storage Management Maximum Single Volume Size: 16 TB
    Maximum Internal Volume: 256
    Maximum iSCSI Target: 10
    Maximum iSCSI LUN: 10
    Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
    File Sharing Capability Maximum User Account: 2048
    Maximum Group: 256
    Maximum Shared Folder: 256
    Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP/File Station Connection: 256
    User Privelages Windows Access Control List (ACL)
    Directory Service Windows AD Integration: Domain Users login via Samba (CIFS)/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
    Security FTP over SSL/TLS, IP auto-block, firewall, encrypted network backup over Rsync, HTTPS connection
    Utilities Synology Web Assistant, Synology Assistant, Cloud Station, Photo Station Uploader, Evidence Integrity Authenticator
    Supported Clients Windows XP onwards, Mac OS X 10.7 onwards, Ubuntu 12 onwards
    Supported Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer: 8 onwards, Safari 7 onwards, Safari (iOS 7 onwards on iPad), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
    Applications
    File Station Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compress/extract archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, create sharing links, transfer logs
    Backup Solutions Network backup; local backup; desktop backup; configuration backup; OS X Time Machine; backup data to public cloud
    Shared Folder Sync - Maximum Task Number: 4
    Mail Server Supported Mail Server Protocols: POP3, SMTP, IMAP, support LDAP/AD account
    FTP Server Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocols, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
    Web Station Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB, 3rd-party applications support
    Printer Server Maximum Printer: 2
    Printing Protocols: LPR, CIFS, IPP, iOS printing, Google Cloud Print, multi functional print server (MFP functions are for Windows PC only)
    Storage Analyzer Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
    Security Adviser Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan
    Log-Center SSL Connection, Log Rotation: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, email notification
    iOS/Android Applications DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS cam, DS note, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
    Windows Phone Applications DS file, DS finder, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
    Environmental
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Dimensions & Weight
    Dimensions 6.5 x 4.3 x 8.9" / 165.0 x 110.0 x 225.5 mm
    Weight 1.94 lb / 0.88 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.4 x 10.6 x 4.9"
  • 2 x WD 8TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD
    Capacity 8 TB
    Interface SATA III 6 Gb/s
    Form Factor 3.5"
    Advanced Format (AF) Yes
    Native Command Queuing Yes
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Performance
    Data Transfer Rate (max) Buffer to Host: 6 Gb/s
    Host to/from drive (sustained): 178 MB/s
    Cache 128 MB
    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    Reliability / Data Integrity
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read <1 in 1014
    Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) 1,000,000 hours (for a 1-8 bay NAS)
    Power Management
    12 VDC ±10% (Peak) 1.79 A
    Average Power Requirements Read/Write: 6.4 W
    Idle: 5.2 W
    Standby/Sleep: 0.7 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: 20 dBA
    Seek (average): 29 dBA
    Physical Dimensions
    Dimensions 1.028 x 5.787 x 4.000" / 26.111 x 146.990 x 101.600 mm
    Weight 1.43 lb / 0.65 kg (± 10%)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 6.1 x 2.9"

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