Click Fraud Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS (DS218)
Shopping Cart 0 items - 0.00
Become a Reseller
Ubiquiti Access Points
TELTONIKA 4G ROUTERS

Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS (DS218)

0 Based on 0 ratings.
03/02/2020 £229.80 exc. VAT
275.76 inc. VAT
Availability:In stock for next day delivery
Apply for Trade Pricing
Qty:
Key Features
  • 2 GB DDR4 memory
  • 64-bit quad-core processor
  • 4K 10-bit H.265 video transcoding

Pricing Volume Price Discounts

No volume pricing discounts available

Shipping Shipping Options

Shipping costs are calculated based on weight and destination during checkout. For next day delivery our cut off is 16:00.

Support Product install/setup

Want help installing this product? Add premium support to your order.

Downloads Documents & Manuals

SKU:DS218
Brand: Synology
  • Product Details
  • Reviews
  • White Papers / Case Studies

Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS (DS218)

The Synology (DS218) is a high-performance and versatile 2-bay NAS designed for small offices and home users to effectively manage, protect, and share data. Its 64-bit quad-core processor delivers highspeed data transmission and 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding to empower shared data storage and multimedia entertainment. Synology DS218 is backed by Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.

Synology (DS218) Key Features

  • Optimal Price-Performance Ratio
  • Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronisation
  • Easy Backup Solutions
  • Anywhere/Anytime Availability
  • 24/7 Security Solution
  • Energy-Efficient and Easy Management
  • Versatile 2-bay NAS for small offices and home users
  • 64-bit quad-core processor
  • 112 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing
  • 2 GB DDR4 memory
  • 4K 10-bit H.265 video transcoding on the fly
  • Runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)

Optimal Price-Performance Ratio
Synology DS218 is a 2-bay network attached storage solution equipped with a 64-bitquad-core processor and 2GB memory, providing high sequential throughput performance at over 112 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing. With hardware accelerated encryption, the DS218 delivers encrypted sequential throughput at over 112 MB/s reading and 111 MB/s writing.

The DS218 is also optimised for 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding via Video Station. Organise a personal digital video library with comprehensive media information, and stream 4K Ultra HD movies and films to various devices such as computers, smartphones, media players, and TVs. For devices not capable of 4K video playback, the DS218 also provides online 4K video transcoding to 1080p or lower resolutions for smoother and time-saving video watching experience. 

Cross-Platform File sharing and data synchronisation
The DS218 supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring a seamless file sharing experience across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows the DS218 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment without the need to repeatedly create user accounts. Cloud Sync keeps Dropbox, Google™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box storages in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. Cloud Station Suite allows you to sync files effortlessly among multiple devices such as Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android™ tablets/phones, keeping everything up-to-date. The DS218 combines seamless file sharing capability with hardened security, even over the Internet with HTTPS, built-in firewall, and multiple auto-blocking mechanisms against IP and account intrusion.


Ultimate File Management and Sharing


Easy backup solutions
With block-level incremental backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimised storage utilisation, and allows data backup to multiple destinations, such as local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync servers, and public cloud services.

Available anywhere, anytime 
Synology provides various mobile applications so the multimedia library can be used, even when on the go. Available on iOS, Android™, and Windows Phone® platforms, DS photo, DS audio, DS video, and DS file enable access to the Synology NAS through Photo Station, Audio Station, Video Station, and File Station. DS can also be used to remotely manage and monitor download tasks on Download Station. QuickConnect enables connection via a simple customisable address so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device.

24/7 security solution
Featuring user-friendly video management tools and an intuitive desktop-like interface, Synology Surveillance Station is a reliable private-security solution that can support multiple IP cameras connected to the same network with the DS218. Surveillance Station features optimised live view, together with streamlined real-time monitoring. Its powerful analytics, such as motion detection and alert notification, keep the user informed of any suspicious activities with triggers sent via SMS, e-mail, and DS cam mobile application.

Energy-efficient and easy management
Synology DS218 is designed and developed with energy efficiency in mind. The DS218 consumes only 14.99 W in regular operation. Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on/off can further reduce power consumption and operational costs. With HDD hibernation, hard drives can enter the energy-saving mode automatically when the system has been idle for a specified period of time.

Synology (DS218) Technical Specification

Hardware

  • CPU: Realtek RTD1296 quad-core 1.4GHz
  • Hardware encryption engine: Yes
  • Hardware transcoding engine:
    - Supported codec: MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5), MPEG-2, VC-1, 10-bit H.265 (HEVC)
    - Maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160)
    - Maximum frames per second (FPS): 60
  • Memory: 2 GB DDR4
  • Compatible drive type: 2 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD (drives not included)
  • External port:
    - 1 x USB 2.0 port
    - 2 x USB 3.0 port
  • Size (HxWxD): 165 x 108 x 233.2 mm
  • Weight: 1.3 kgLAN: 1 x 1GbE (RJ-45)
  • Wake on LAN/WAN: Yes
  • Scheduled power on/off: Yes
  • System fan: 1 (92 x 92 x 25 mm)
  • AC input power voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Power frequency: 50/60Hz, single phase
  • 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
  • Maximum operating altitude: 5,000 m (16,400 ft)

General DSM Specification

  • Networking protocol: SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN ™ , L2TP)
  • File system:
    - Internal: ext4
    - External: ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT3
  • Supported RAID type: Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
  • Storage management:
    - Maximum internal volumes: 256
    - Maximum iSCSI targets: 10
    - Maximum iSCSI LUNs: 10
  • File sharing capability:
    - Maximum local user accounts: 2,048
    - Maximum local groups: 256
    - Maximum shared folders: 256
    - Maximum concurrent SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP connections: 200
  • Privilege: Windows Access Control List (ACL), application privilege
  • Directory service: Windows® AD integration: Domain users login via SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
  • Security: Firewall, encrypted shared folder, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, rsync over SSH, login auto block, Let's Encrypt support, HTTPS (Customisable cipher suite)
  • Supported client: Windows 7 and 10, Mac OS X® 10.11 onwards
  • Supported browser: Chrome®, Firefox®, Internet Explorer® 10 onwards, Safari® 10 onwards; Safari (iOS 10 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards)
  • Interface Language: English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svensk, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český and more

Packages and Applications

  • File Station: Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, creating sharing links, transfer logs
  • FTP Server: Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
  • Universal Search: Offer global search into applications and files
  • Hyper Backup: Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds
  • Backup tools: DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup. Shared folder sync - maximum tasks: 2
  • Cloud Station Suite: Sync data between multiple platforms by installing the client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS devices, while retaining up to 32 historical versions of files. Maximum concurrent file transfers: 200
  • Cloud Sync: One or two-way synchronisation with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk
  • Surveillance Station: Maximum IP cameras: 20 (total of 600 FPS at 720p, H.264) (includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of additional licenses)
  • VPN Server: Maximum connections: 5, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec
  • Mail Server: Supported Mail Server protocol: POP3, SMTP, IMAP, support LDAP/AD account
  • Mail Station: Webmail interface for Mail Server to receive emails from multiple POP3 mailboxes, customisable SMTP server
  • Collaboration tools:
    - Chat maximum users: 500
    - Office maximum users: 100, maximum simultaneous editing users: 30
    - Calendar: support CalDAV and access via mobile devices
  • Note Station: Rich-text note organisation and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
  • Storage Analyser: Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
  • Antivirus Essential: Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customisation, virus definition auto update
  • Download Station: Supported Download Protocols: BT, HTTP, FTP, NZB, eMule, Thunder, FlashGet, QQDL. Maximum concurrent download tasks: 30
  • Web Station: Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB®, 3rd-party applications support
  • Other packages: Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, additional 3rd-party packages are available on Package Center
  • iOS/Android™ applications: DS audio, DS cam, DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS note, DS photo, DS video
  • Windows Phone® applications: DS audio, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS photo, DS video

Environment and Packaging

  • Environment safety: RoHS compliant
  • Package content:
    - DS218 main unit x 1
    - Quick Installation Guide x 1
    - Accessory pack x 1
    - AC power adapter x 1
    - RJ-45 LAN cable x 1
  • Optional accessories:
    - VisualStation VS360HD, VS960HD
    - Surveillance Device License Pack
  • Warranty: 2 years

Specifications Tab

There are currently no product reviews.
  • PDF

Be Notified


If you would like to be notified when the"Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS (DS218)" is re-stocked, please enter your contact details and we will notify you instantly.

Your Email Address
Your Name

  I want to receive the 4Gon newsletter for information about
products, promotions, and wireless news. See our Privacy Notice.

Please Note: Confirmation of your "notify me" stock request will be emailed to the provided email address.