Synology DiskStation DS218j is a 2-bay NAS server which perfectly fits home and personal users to build your own personal cloud. Simple yet powerful, Synology DS218j offers effortless data sharing, multimedia streaming, and cloud synchronisation. Synology DS218j is backed by Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.
Versatile 24/7 Personal Cloud Solution
Synology DS218j is a 2-bay, entry-level NAS specifically designed for home and personal users. Powered by a dual-core processor, DS218j delivers excellent sequential throughput at over 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing under RAID1 configuration in a Windows® environment. With the help of the built-in hardware encryption engine, DS218j delivers encrypted data throughput at over 105 MB/s reading and 58 MB/s writing
DS218j comes with front LED indicators with automatic brightness schedule control for reducing possible visual interference during night time. DS218j consumes only 17.48 watts during access and 7.03 watts during HDD hibernation, which is power-efficient and budget friendly to serve as a 24/7 personal storage server.
Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 dual-core 1.3GHz
Over 113 MB/s reading, 112 MB/s writing
17.48 W in access and 7.03 W in HDD hibernation
Stream content to your TV
Turn your Synology NAS into a home media hub and stream your digital contents to your favorite devices such as computers, mobile devices, Samsung TV, Roku players, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices.
Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology
Storage management is easy with Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology. SHR is an automated RAID management system allowing you to easily create and expand storage volumes and migrate RAID types without requiring details on RAID. SHR provides 1 to 2-disk redundancy to safeguard your data during drive failures.
SHR maximises the data capacity of your RAID when different sizes of HDDs are used
For novice users who have no technical background and still want to protect their data using RAID technology, a convenient installation wizard will guide you through all the steps during your first installation.
You can add new disks on the fly in Storage Manager with a simple click
While creating a volume, you can plan ahead and leave empty and unallocated space for future usage.
Home surveillance, accessible for all
Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your workplace, allowing users traveling miles away to safeguard their environments by watching live views, recording events, and taking snapshots with computers or mobile devices. DS218j is an ideal surveillance solution as it is capable of hosting up to 16 IP cameras (480FPS at 720p). In addition to its intuitive setup and hassle-free interface, Surveillance Station features an optimized live view experience with on-screen operations, smart analytic tools like motion detection, and an alert system that sends instant notification through DS cam, SMS, and e-mail.
Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which 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
Ultimate file center
File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS218j. Just drag-n-drop and upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos. With built-in FTP or email clients, DS218j lets you organise and share files through an advanced web application effortlessly. You can even share files and folders with others by simply sending a link. Files can be reached on mobile devices via the companion mobile app DS file. HTTPS, SSL/TLS encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet is highly secure
Enjoy multimedia library
DS218j provides you a central platform to organise, backup, and share photos, music, and video collections. Featuring a streamlined and sleek interface, Synology packages — Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station — let you build a seamless entertainment hub effortlessly. Since everything is saved on DS218j, you can enjoy more customisable content arrangement, and no worries about extra monthly fees for storage capacity. Better yet, your digital collections can be shared with others via a simple link.
Easy 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 simple customisable address (e.g. https://customID.quickconnect.to), so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.