Synology DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

BH #SYDS218 • MFR #DS218
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Synology DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure
Key Features
  • 2 x 3.5/2.5" SATA HDD/SSD Drive Bays
  • 1.4 GHz Realtek RTD1296 Quad-Core
  • 2GB of DDR4 RAM
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
Designed for small offices and home users, the DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure from Synology allows users to share and synchronize files across multiple devices and public cloud storage services from virtually anywhere, while also helping to boost work productivity, enhance team collaboration, and engage in real-time 4K H.265 video transcoding. It is equipped with two drive bays that are capable of natively supporting 3.5" SATA hard drives, as well as 2.5" SATA hard drives and SSDs. Using its dual drive bays, this NAS will allow you to store and share a large number of files, including videos, music, photos, and documents with up to 2048 user accounts.
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Synology DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

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Synology DS218 Overview

Designed for small offices and home users, the DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure from Synology allows users to share and synchronize files across multiple devices and public cloud storage services from virtually anywhere, while also helping to boost work productivity, enhance team collaboration, and engage in real-time 4K H.265 video transcoding. It is equipped with two drive bays that are capable of natively supporting 3.5" SATA hard drives, as well as 2.5" SATA hard drives and SSDs. Using its dual drive bays, this NAS will allow you to store and share a large number of files, including videos, music, photos, and documents with up to 2048 user accounts.

The DS218 runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) OS, which is a browser-based operating system which helps to simplify managing your Synology NAS. Its CPU is a 1.4 GHz Realtek RTD1296 Quad-Core, and its 2GB of DDR4 RAM allows frequently-used files and applications to be quickly accessed. The NAS is capable of achieving sequential read and write speeds of up to 112 MB/s, while a dedicated hardware transcoding engine can transcode 10-bit 4K H.265 video on-the-fly. Also featured are two USB 3.0 Type-A ports and one USB 2.0 Type-A port, which allow it to be connected to your Windows or Mac system, and network connectivity is achieved via the integrated Gigabit Ethernet port, allowing your stored data to be shared with users throughout the network. Data may also be made remotely available through the free iOS and Android applications. Using the integrated 4K multimedia server on the DS218, Video Station and DS video can be used to convert and play 4K videos from most computers, mobile devices and other media players that don't support Ultra HD formats.

For those who require RAID support, the DS218 supports RAID 0 and 1, as well Synology Hybrid RAID and Basic RAID, each of which offers performance, data redundancy, or a combination of both. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD is also available, allowing each drive bay to be individually utilized.

The DS218 is engineered to be energy efficient. Not only does it offer a 92 x 92mm fan to help keep the system running cool at all times, its noise dampening design of 19.3 dB(A) makes for quiet operations. The server supports numerous scheduled power on / off cycles and hard drive hibernation to further minimize power consumption and operation expenses.

The Synology DiskStation DS218 2-Bay NAS Enclosure operates on 100-240 VAC at 50/60 Hz and includes an accessory pack, a 60W AC power adapter, a power cord, and an RJ45 LAN cable. It is protected by a limited 2-year warranty.

General Features

Versatile, Powerful, and Compact Storage Server

The Synology DS218 comes with a 1.4 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit processor and 2GB of DDR4 RAM, delivering sustained data transfer speeds of up to 112 MB/s, 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding on-the-fly, and capacities surpassing 16TB per single volume.

Ultimate File Management and Sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast, and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Windows or Mac. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. It supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, and WebDAV, and is compatible with most environments.

Synchronize Files Across Your Devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices and other Synology NAS. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space.

Easy Backup Solutions

Back up virtually any computer or mobile device with Synology's comprehensive multi-versioning backup solution. You can protect your computer and NAS against malicious attacks including the rising encryption-based ransomware threats.

User-Friendly 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 secure, customizable address, so that you can instantly access media and work files on most Internet-connected devices with no additional charge.

4K Multimedia Server

Access and stream your favorite 4K content anywhere, anytime. The DS218 supports 10-bit 4K H.265 online transcoding. With Video Station and DS video, you can convert and play 4K videos from almost any computer, mobile device, or other media players that don't support Ultra HD formats.

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Desktop Backup
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Back up and synchronize data easily between your public cloud accounts and your NAS.

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Security
Comprehensive built-in security tools and constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices.

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UPC: 846504002962

Synology DS218 Specs

General
Number of Bays2 x 2.5"/3.5"
Media Card SlotsNone
Maximum Filled Capacity24 TB
Connections2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s))
1 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA
Hot-Swap SupportYes
Wake on LANYes
Drives
Total Raw CapacityNone
TypeNone
Flash MemoryNone
Computing
ProcessorRealtek RTD1296 Quad-Core
Clock SpeedBase: 1.4GHz
Total Installed Memory2 GB DDR4
Networking
Supported ProtocolsAFP
CIFS/SMB
CalDAV
FTP
NFS
OpenVPN
PPTP
SNMP
SSH
Telnet
WebDAV
iSCSI
Software
OS CompatibilityWindows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
macOS 10.11 or Later
File System Formats SupportedExternal: EXT3, EXT4, FAT, HFS+, NTFS
Internal: EXT4
Supported BrowsersChrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
Supported LanguagesBrazilian Portuguese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
French
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Swedish
Traditional Chinese
Turkish
Electrical
Power Consumption14.99 W (Typical)
5.78 W (Standby)
Power SourceAC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power 60 VDC
Security
VPN Server Connections5
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity5 to 95%
Storage Temperature-5 to 140°F / -21 to 60°C
CertificationsBSMI, CE, EAC, FCC, RCM, as per Manufacturer
Physical
Cooling1 x  92 mm Fan
Noise Level19.3 dBA
Status MonitoringLED Indicator
Dimensions6.5 x 4.3 x 9.2" / 165 x 108 x 233.2 mm
Weight2.9 lb / 1.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.74 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.4 x 10.9 x 4.75"
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