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Synology DiskStation DS216

Synology DiskStation DS216 - Data Storage Device
Data Storage Device - external box for 2 x 2.5/3.5" SATA II HDD, CPU Dual-core 1.3GHz, 512MB of RAM, GLAN, 1 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0s, USB printer
Code:  FN143d5 Product Number:  DS216
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Synology DiskStation DS216

Upscaling 4K Ultra HD Videos

The DS216 is equipped with a hardware encryption engine for accelerating data transfers and delivering speedy performance. It supports H.264/H.265 and H.265 4K codecs that enable it to transfer 4K videos in 1080p resolution, which make the videos compatible for all screens and bandwidths, whether it be for nearby media players or faraway mobile devices. You can also transfer videos in their original 4K resolution to your media player or 4K TV within the framework of your local-area network.

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The Dual-Core CPU with a Coprocessor Enhances Media Processing

The DS216 model is equipped with a dual-core 1.3GHz CPU and 512MB of RAM. With RAID 1 data mirroring in a Windows environment, the DS216 offers an average read and write speed of 111MB/sec. The built-in coprocessor increases the overall performance of the main CPU unit and is especially beneficial for creating thumbnails faster when uploading a large number of photos or videos.

A Media Server with DLNA Certification

The DS216 can operate as a DMS (Digital Media Server) thanks to its DLNA certification, which allows you to transfer multimedia content, such as music, photos and videos, to DLNA-compatible devices located anywhere in the world.

A Winning Operating System - DiskStation Manager

Synology's DiskStation Manager (DSM) is an elegant browser-operating system used on all DiskStation and RackStation devices, which will make managing your Synology NAS server super easy. With its intuitive user interface, you will have quick access to your data in the DSM and sharing media will be better and easier. Synology's Package Center allows you to download and install useful expansion packs that are tailored for individuals and businesses, which will make your life more enjoyable and your work more productive.

Connect to Your Data Quickly and Easily

Synology's aim is to allow you to take advantage of all the possible services for the DS216 in the most convenient way possible. Which is why with Synology QuickConnect, you will not have to deal with all those complicated DDNS settings. QuickConnect frees you from the complex settings of your router and the difficulties of port mapping so that your files for either work or play will be instantly accessible from any computer, laptop or mobile device at no additional charge.

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Prevent port redirectionYESNO
Available to all usersYESNO
Work without public IP addressesYESNO

Your Best Center for Storing Files

File Station is a fast and safe tool for sharing and managing your files that are stored on the DS216. Upload your data from your Mac or PC by simply dragging and dropping. Advanced filters allow for easy retrieval of documents, photos or videos. The built-in FTP and e-mail client for the DS216 let you easily sort and share files using advanced web applications. Files and folders can be shared with others by simply sending a link. The files are available on mobile devices through their accompanying DS file applications. HTTPS, SSL/TLS encryption, and link expiration dates ensure file sharing over the internet is completely secure.

Effective Backup Solutions

Synology's DS216play can be used as a centralised backup location. Everything that's on your computer can be backed-up directly to the Synology NAS using Cloud Station, whether you use a Windows or Mac. Whenever a file is changed, those changes are backed-up automatically to the DS216. Mac users can also take advantage of Apple Time Machine support. Your data on the DS216 can also be backed-up to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, Amazon S3 cloud services, Glacier, Microsoft Azure, SFR or hicloud. "Backup and Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks, restore the server to a specific point in time and also minimise the need for storage space and processing time by requiring only a specific block of data that was changed between versions.

Files Made Available Whenever with Cloud Service

The DS216 brings you a complete and comprehensive cloud service. Cloud Station allows you to synchronise files between DiskStation and a number of devices, including Windows PCs, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices, during which two-way synchronisation allows synchronisation between different DiskStation devices. Your DiskStation can synchronise files with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC and Baidu Cloud. Create your own hybrid cloud for flexible storage and data loss prevention.

The Most Compatible File Sharing

Enjoy easy file sharing across multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac and Linux, for whom DS216 offers comprehensive network protocols support with FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS, and WebDAV. The combination of Windows AD and LDAP allows the DS216 to seamlessly integrate into any existing area network. The Recycle Bin supported by AFP, CIFS, WebDAV, and File Station means that you won't have to worry about missing files. Files that are deleted in a shared folder are automatically moved to the Recycle Bin.

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Take Advantage of the Multimedia Library

The DS216 can be used as a central platform for organising, backing up and sharing your collection of photos, music and videos. With a simple and elegant interface and Synology packages like Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station, you can easily and seamlessly create the perfect entertainment center. And since everything is stored on the DS216, you can organise your content just the way you like it and you won't have to worry about any additional monthly charges for storage capacity. You can also share your digital collections with others via a simple link.

Play Back Content Directly on Your TV

The DS216 is extremely compatible with other devices, allowing you to manage and enjoy digital content with devices that you already own like computers, mobile devices, televisions, stereo and DLNA devices. Synology provides support for the latest TV playback including Samsung TV, Roku player, Apple TV and Google Chromecast so that digital content stored on the DS215j can be easily played back on your widescreen TV.

Be 100% Mobile with Applications

Synology develops versatile mobile applications like DS note, DS audio, DS video, DS photo+, DS cloud, DS file, DS download and DS cam, which will manage the content of your DS215play on smartphones and tablets. QuickConnect simplifies networking by eliminating the need for router configuration or port forwarding. As a result of Synology's mobile applications, your multimedia collection and work files will always be available to you while on the go.

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Eco-Friendly NAS Server

All Synology NAS servers are designed with maximum energy efficiency in mind. The DS216 consumes only 7.2W while in HDD hibernation mode and 15.48W while accessible. A special fan system and clever airflow design keeps the DS216 system cool nonstop while its sound-absorbing appearance makes it quieter than a PC. Synology recognises its global responsibility, which is why all of their products are made from RoHS-compliant parts and come in recyclable packaging.

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Storage Type
HDD Done!
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Read Speed
111 MB/s Done!
Write speed
111 MB/s Done!
Typical power consumption
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Maximum capacity
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