Synology DiskStation DS218play

Synology DiskStation DS218play is a feature-rich two-bay tower, equipped with quad-core 64-bit processors Featuring powerful multimedia processing capabilities, DS218play supports real-time transcoding of 4K Ultra HD source content, and is perfect for streaming multimedia and sharing home users files. 

Synology DS218play is supported by a 2-year limited warranty from Synology. Synology DS218play is a 2-bay attached storage optimized for multimedia solutions equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM, providing sequential reading throughput of more than 112MB / s and writing throughput of more than 112MB / s in configuration RAID 1. 

Data transmission is sequentially encrypted above 112MB / s reading and 112MB / s write1. DS218play further supports real-time 4K Ultra HD video transcoding (4096 x 2160) to 10bit H.265 (HEVC) content2.

Private Multimedia Library with DS218play

DS218play helps manage multimedia content easily and share it across Windows, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. With the Video Station, you can easily organize and sort personal digital video libraries with comprehensive media information and watch Ultra HD 4K movies and movies. 

Photo Station allows you to easily organize photos into customized categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to social networking sites in a few clicks. Audio stations are equipped with Internet radio and support for lossless audio formats, and are capable of playing music via DLNA or Devices that are compatible with AirPlay.

DS218play Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronization

Synology DS218play supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring seamless file sharing experience on the Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allow DS218play to enter quickly and easily into existing network environments without having to re-create user accounts. 

Cloud Sync keeps Dropbox, Google ™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box in sync with DiskStation privately at home. The Cloud Station Suite allows it to synchronize files between multiple devices - Windows PCs, Macs, Linux, iOS or Android ™ tablets / phones - easily keeping everything up-to-date in DS218play. 

DS218play combines seamless file sharing capabilities with tightened security, even through the internet with HTTPS, built-in firewall, and multiple IPs and automatic intrusion of account blocking mechanisms.

DS218play Easy Backup Solution

With additional block level backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization and can allow data backup to multiple destinations - local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync servers, and cloud public services . 

Synology provides a mobile application that allows to enjoy multimedia libraries even when traveling. Available on iOS, Android ™ and Windows Phone® platforms, DS photos, audio DS, video DS, and DS files allow access to NAS Synology through Photo Stations, Audio Stations, Video Stations, and File Stations. 

What's more, being able to use DS can manage and monitor download tasks from the Download Station remotely. QuickConnect makes it possible to connect via an easily adjusted address so that it can directly access media and work files on Windows / Mac / Linux computers, laptops, or mobile devices.

DS218play Saves Energy with a Cool and Quiet Design

Synology DS218play is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared to its average PC partner, Synology DS218play consumes relatively small power at 16.79 watts when accessed and 5.16 watts when hibernating the hard drive is activated. The scheduled live / off power feature further reduces power consumption and long-term operating costs with DS218play.