Versatile 2-bay NAS for high-speed file sharing and centralized data management
Synology DS218 comes with a new 64-bit quad-core processor to deliver excellent data transfer speed and supports rich applications such as multimedia streaming, and file syncing and sharing. Data can be further protected with RAID 1 disk mirroring support.
Over 112 MB/s and 112 MB/s sequential read and write
Surpass 16TB per single volume
Ultimate file management and sharing
File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and file sharing. For complete compatibility, DS218 supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.
Access and sync your files seamlessly
Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. Learn more
Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.
Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.
Back up your data: Protect your files with scheduled backups or in real-time.
Easy backup solutions
Back up any computer or mobile device with Synology’s comprehensive multi-versioning backup solution. You can protect your computer and NAS against malicious attacks including the rising encryption-based ransomware threats.
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 at no additional charge.
Stream content to your TV
Turn your Synology NAS into a home media hub and stream your digital contents to computers, mobile devices, Samsung TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices.
Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager
Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.
Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.
Public Cloud Integration
Back up and synchronize data easily between public cloud accounts and your NAS.
Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.
Secure data with comprehensive built-in security tools to protect your devices against evolving threats.
Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.
1 Status indicator
2 LAN indicator
3 Drive status indicator
4 USB 2.0 port
5 USB copy button
6 Power button and indicator
7 USB 3.0 port
8 Reset button
9 1GbE RJ-45 port
10 Power port
11 System fan
12 Kensington Security Slot
|CPU Model||Realtek RTD1296|
|CPU Frequency||4-core 1.4 GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine|
|Hardware Transcoding Engine||10-bit H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 60|
|System Memory||2 GB DDR4 non-ECC|
|Notes||Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier’s product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.|
|Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)||
|Maximum Single Volume Size*||108 TB|
|Notes||“Compatible drive type” indicates drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||1|
|USB 2.0 Port||1|
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port*||2|
|USB / SD Copy|
|Notes||The USB 3.0 standard was renamed to USB 3.2 Gen 1 by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) in 2019.|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||165 mm x 108 mm x 233.2 mm|
|System Fan||92 mm x 92 mm x 1 pcs|
|Fan Speed Mode||
|Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators|
|Noise Level*||19.3 dB(A)|
|Scheduled Power On / Off|
|Wake on LAN / WAN|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||60 W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100 V to 240 V AC|
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|Power Consumption*||14.99 W (Access)
5.78 W (HDD Hibernation)
|British Thermal Unit||51.15 BTU/hr (Access)
19.72 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 95% RH|
|Notes||The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)|