|Item model number||DS218+|
|Item Weight||2.87 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||9.14 x 4.25 x 6.5 inches|
|Item Dimensions LxWxH||9.14 x 4.25 x 6.5 inches|
|Manufacturer||Synology America Corp|
|Is Discontinued By Manufacturer||No|
|Date First Available||September 15, 2017|
Synology 2 bay NAS DiskStation DS218+ (Diskless)
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- Encrypted sequential throughput performance at over 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing
- Dual-core Processor with AES-NI encryption engine
- 2GB DDR3L memory (expandable up to 6GB)
- Advanced Bars file system offering 65, 000 system-wide snapshots and 1, 024 snapshots per shared folder
- Live transcoding of up to two concurrent H. 265/H. 264 4K video streaming
- By default, two camera licenses are installed; extra licenses can be purchased (CLP1, CLP4, or CLP8)
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Compact yet powerful storage solution
Featuring a powerful dual-core CPU, Synology DiskStation is perfect for home users or small businesses looking for a compact and reliable shared storage solution to process intensive workloads.
Next-generation file system for better data protection
DS218+ integrates the Btrfs file system, delivering the most advanced storage technology to meet the management needs of small businesses.
4K Ultra HD video transcoding
DiskStation’s real-time H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding provides hassle-free and high-quality video playback among various devices.
- Dual-core 2.0 GHz CPU
- 2GB DDR3L-1866 memory (expandable up to 6GB)
- Three USB 3.0 ports
- Over 113 MB/s sequential reading and 112 MB/s writing*
- *Performance figures may vary depending on the environment, usage, and configuration.
File sharing and syncing
With comprehensive support for network file sharing protocols — like CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP and more — DiskStation allows the entire office to centralize files and collaborate on projects. Or synchronize files across multiple devices or even across several locations so remote teams can work together.
Your own personal multimedia server
DiskStation allows you to transcode H.265/H.264 4K videos to 1080p and stream them to high-definition TVs, digital media players, mobile handsets, and computers in the required format, making it easy to watch your entire multimedia library without having to install a 3rd party player.
Maintain control of your data and ensure your files are safe with Synology. We provide secure, reliable, and affordable solutions that make it easy to backup files for all your devices and protect yourself from accidental data loss.
24/7 smart security solution
Surveillance Station delivers intelligent monitoring and video management tools such as managing multiple IP cameras with live streaming, integration of I/O modules and more to help safeguard all the important places in your life.
Easy file access with QuickConnect
Access your files anywhere, any time, 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 simple customizable address so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.
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|Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit||2 (no expansion unit support)||7 (with DX517 expansion unit)||9 (with DX517 expansion unit)|
|Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units||24 TB (12 TB HDD x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)||84 TB (12 TB HDD x 7) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)||108 TB (12 TB drive x 9) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Hot Swappable Drives||✓||✓||✓|
|CPU||Intel Celeron J3355 Dual-core 2.0 GHz||Intel Celeron J3455 Quad-core 1.5 GHz||Intel Celeron J3455 Quad-core 1.5 GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)||✓||✓||✓|
|Memory||2 GB DDR3 (Expandable up to 6GB)||2 GB DDR3 (Expandable up to 6GB)||4 GB DDR3 (Expandable up to 8GB)|
|1GbE LAN Ports||1||2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)||2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)|
|Hardware transcoding engine||H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frames per second (FPS): 30||H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frames per second (FPS): 30||H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frames per second (FPS): 30|
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|Hard Disk Size||20.0 TB||—||—||—||8 TB||4.0 GB|
|Hardware Interface||USB 3.0, eSATA||USB 3.0, Ethernet, SATA 6.0 Gb/s||SATA 6.0 Gb/s, USB 3.0, Ethernet||USB 3.0, USB||Ethernet||SATA 6.0 Gb/s, USB, Ethernet|
|Item Dimensions||9.14 x 4.25 x 6.50 inches||6.50 x 4.25 x 9.14 inches||8.86 x 3.94 x 6.50 inches||9.18 x 4.25 x 6.50 inches||6.10 x 3.90 x 6.75 inches||9.06 x 4.49 x 6.69 inches|
|Item Weight||2.87 lbs||4.98 lbs||3.31 lbs||2.87 lbs||5.00 lbs||3.53 lbs|
Synology Disk Station DS218+ features a dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption acceleration and a transcoding engine, providing high-speed file transfers and supporting real-time 4K transcoding. DS218+ is ideal for protecting critical assets and sharing files across different platforms. Synology DS218+ is backed by Synology 2-year limited .