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Synology DiskStation DS418play

DS418play
Synology

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    Serving UAE Since 2003
    • Value Series 4-bay NAS for Home and small business
    • Diskless 0 TB
    • Supports RAID SHR, 0,1,5,6,10

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    DiskStation DS418play

    Multimedia-enhanced personal cloud solution


    Massive storage capacity with 4K Ultra HD capability

    Synology DS418play is designed to be your ideal, centralized multimedia hub with over 40TB of raw storage capacity, allowing you to transcode up to 2 channels of H.265/H.264 4K videos at the same time. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS418play also provides excellent encrypted file transmission.

    CPU

    Dual-core 2GHz burst up to 2.5GHz

    Network

    Dual 1GbE LAN ports

    Memory

    2GB DDR3L, scalable up to 6GB

    Performance

    Over 226 MB/s and 185 MB/s encrypted sequential reading and writing


    4K Multimedia Server

    Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS418play supports 4K H.264/H.265 online transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be converted and played on the fly on other computers, smartphones, and media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats.


    Btrfs: Next generation storage efficiency

    Btrfs file system introduces the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern large scale businesses:

    Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders

    Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots

    File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible


    Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention


    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.

    Cost-effective

    SHR maximizes the data capacity of your RAID when different sizes of HDDs are used.

    Easy Management

    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.

    Scalability

    You can add new disks on the fly in Storage Manager with a simple click.

    Flexibility

    While creating a volume, you can plan ahead and leave empty and unallocated space for future usage.


    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 secure, customizable address, so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Internet-connected device with no additional charge.


    Powered by Synology DSM


    File Server/Management

    Powerful built-in file management and sharing services.

    Desktop Backup

    Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.

    Collaboration Suite

    Synology Office, Calendar and Chat guarantee a secure and high-performance private communication and user-friendly content organization.


    DSM UI

    Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.

    Security

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

    Cloud Station Suite

    Synchronize cross-platform data automatically with file version control on all your devices.


    • Status indicator
    • Drive status indicator
    • Drive tray lock
    • USB 3.0 port
    • Power button and indicator
    • Drive tray
    • 1GbE RJ-45 port
    • Reset button
    • USB 3.0 port
    • Power port
    • Fan
    • Kensington Security Slot

    Hardware Specifications
    CPU
    CPU Model Intel Celeron J3355
    CPU Architecture 64-bit
    CPU Frequency Dual Core 2.0 burst up to 2.5 GHz
    Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
    Hardware Transcoding Engine H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30
    Memory
    System Memory 2 GB DDR3L
    Memory Module Pre-installed 2GB (1 x 2GB)
    Total Memory Slots 2
    Memory Expandable up to 6 GB (2 GB + 4 GB)
    Storage
    Drive Bays 4
    Compatible Drive Type*(See all supported drives)
    • 3.5" SATA HDD
    • 2.5" SATA HDD
    • 2.5" SATA SSD
    Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 48 TB (12 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
    Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
    Hot Swappable Drive
    Notes
    • "Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
    • The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity.(Learn more)
    • Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB.
    External Ports
    RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
    USB 3.0 Port 2
    File System
    Internal Drives
    • Btrfs
    • EXT4
    External Drives
    • Btrfs
    • EXT4
    • EXT3
    • FAT
    • NTFS
    • HFS+
    • exFAT*
    Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
    Appearance
    Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 199 mm x 223 mm
    Weight 2.23 kg
    Others
    System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs
    Fan Speed Mode
    • Full-Speed Mode
    • Cool Mode
    • Quiet Mode
    Brightness adjustable front LED indicators
    Power Recovery
    Noise Level* 20.5 dB(A)
    Scheduled Power On/Off
    Wake on LAN/WAN
    Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W
    AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
    Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
    Power Consumption* 29.01 W (Access)
    10.59 W (HDD Hibernation)
    British Thermal Unit 98.98 BTU/hr (Access)
    36.12 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
    Environment Temperature
    Operating Temperature 5C to 40C (40F to 104F)
    Storage Temperature -20C to 60C (-5F to 140F)
    Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
    Certification
    • EAC
    • CCC
    • RCM
    • KC
    • FCC
    • CE
    • BSMI
    Warranty 2 Years
    Notes
    • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10JFCX hard drive(s).
    • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
    DSM Specifications( See more )
    Storage Management
    Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
    Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
    Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
    SSD TRIM
    Supported RAID Type
    • Synology Hybrid RAID
    • Basic
    • JBOD
    • RAID 0
    • RAID 1
    • RAID 5
    • RAID 6
    • RAID 10
    RAID Migration
    • Basic to RAID 1
    • Basic to RAID 5
    • RAID 1 to RAID 5
    • RAID 5 to RAID 6
    Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
    • Synology Hybrid RAID
    • RAID 1
    • RAID 5
    • RAID 6
    Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
    • Synology Hybrid RAID
    • RAID 5
    • JBOD
    Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
    • Synology Hybrid RAID
    • RAID 1
    • RAID 5
    File Sharing Capacity
    Maximum Local User Accounts 2048
    Maximum Local Groups 256
    Maximum Shared Folder 256
    Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 4
    Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 200
    Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
    NFS Kerberos Authentication
    Log Center
    Syslog Events per Second 400
    Add-on Packages(learn more about the complete add-on package list)
    Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)
    Chat
    Maximum Users 1000
    Notes
    • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
    • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
    • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
    Cloud Station Server
    Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices 200
    Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion) 300
    Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs) 1,000,000 / single file reaction time 834 ms
    Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4) 1,000,000 / single file reaction time 484 ms
    Notes
    • The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.
    • File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
    • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
    Download Station
    Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
    Drive
    Maximum Number of Synced Files 500,000 / single file reaction time 362 ms
    Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections for PC Clients 450
    Notes
    • The Btrfs file system was used for the purpose of testing.
    • The maximum number of concurrentconnections refers to the maximum number of connections that could be maintained whenthe maximum number of synced files was reached.
    • File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS.
    • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
    • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
    exFAT Access (optional)
    MailPlus / MailPlus Server
    Free Email Accounts 5(Licenses required for additional accounts)
    Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 45 (Btrfs) / 45 (ext4)
    Maximum Server Performance 181,000 (Btrfs) / 194,000 (ext4) emails per day, approx. 5.5 GB (Btrfs) / 5.9 GB (ext4)
    Notes
    • The CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.
    • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
    • Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
    • The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
    • Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).
    Media Server
    DLNA Compliance
    Moments
    Facial recognition
    Subject recognition
    Office
    Maximum Users 400
    Notes
    • Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.
    • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
    • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
    • Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
    Snapshot Replication
    Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
    Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
    Surveillance Station
    Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 25 (including 2 Free License)(See All Supported IP Cameras)
    Total FPS (H.264)* 750 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
    375 FPS @ 1080p (19201080)
    250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
    200 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
    120 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
    Total FPS (H.265)* 750 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
    750 FPS @ 1080p (19201080)
    450 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
    250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
    200 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
    Total FPS (MJPEG)* 450 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
    250 FPS @ 1080p (19201080)
    160 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
    130 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
    Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
    Video Station
    Video Transcoding 4K Group 1(See more)
    Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 2 channel, 30 FPS @ 4K (4096 x 2160), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC) or
    2 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p (19201080), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC)/MPEG-2/VC-1
    VPN Server
    Maximum Connections 20
    Environment & Packaging
    Environment RoHS Compliant
    Packaging Content
    • Main Unit X 1
    • Accessory Pack X 1
    • AC Power Adapter X 1
    • AC Power Cord X 1
    • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
    • Quick Installation Guide X 1
    Optional Accessories
    • Surveillance Device License Pack
    • D3NS1866L-4G DDR3 non-ECC SO-DIMM
    • VS360HD
    • VS960HD

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