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Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
  • Synology DiskStation DS218
Versatile NAS server for centralized file storage and real-time 4K H.265 video transcoding

Synology DS218 comes with a new 64-bit quad-core processor, delivering excellent data transfer speed, large storage volume management, and 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding on the fly.

Ultimate file management and sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, compatible with any environment.

Synchronize files across your devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices and other Synology NAS. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space.

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 with no additional charge.

4K Multimedia Server

Access and stream your favorite 4K content anywhere, anytime. DS218 supports 10-bit 4K H.265 online transcoding. With Video Station and DS video, you can convert and play 4K videos from any computer, mobile device, or other media players that don't support Ultra HD formats.

- Quad-core 1.4GHz

- 2GB DDR4

- Over 112 MB/s and 112 MB/s sequential read and write

- Surpass 16TB per single volume
AC input frequency50/60 Hz
AC input voltage100-240 V
Access Control List (ACL)Y
Backup featuresCloud,iSCSI LUN
Backup functionY
Browser supportedFirefox, Internet Explorer 10+, Safari, Chrome
Cable lock slotY
Cable lock slot typeKensington
Cables includedAC,LAN (RJ-45)
CertificationFCC B, CE B, BSMI B
Chassis typeDesktop
Colour of productBlack
Cooling typeactive
Depth233.2 mm
Device classHome & Home Office
Ethernet LANY
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
External power adapterY
Fan diameter92 mm
Height165 mm
Hot-swap drive baysY
Installed storage drive typeN
iSCSI supportY
LED indicatorsHDD,LAN,Power,Status
Mac compatibilityY
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra
Maximum supported storage capacity24 TB
Multilingual supportY
Noise level19.3 dB
Number of fans1 fan(s)
Number of power supply units1
Number of storage drives supported2
Number of users2048 user(s)
On/off switchY
Operating altitude0 - 5000 m
Operating relative humidity (H-H)5 - 95 %
Operating temperature (T-T)0 - 40 °C
Other operating systems supportedAndroid,iOS
Power consumption (typical)14.99 W
Power supply locationExternal
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity60 W
Processor cores4
Processor familyRealtek
Processor frequency1.4 GHz
Processor modelRTD1296
Processor operating modes64-bit
Quick installation guideY
RAID levels0,1,JBOD
RAID supportY
Reset buttonY
RoHS complianceY
Storage drive interfaceSerial ATA III
Storage drive size2.5/3.5 "
Storage drives installedN
Storage temperature (T-T)-20 - 60 °C
Supported file systemsFAT,HFS+,NTFS,ext3,ext4
Supported network protocolsSMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP)
Supported storage drive typesHDD,SSD
USB 2.0 ports quantity1
USB portY
Wake-on-LAN readyY
Web-based managementY
Weight1300 g
Width108 mm
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10,Windows 7
Built-in FTP serverY
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity2
System logY
RAM capacity2 GB
RAM typeDDR4
Power consumption (HDD standby)5.78 W


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Synology DiskStation DS218

Realtek RTD1296 1.4 GHz, 2 GB DDR4, 2x 2.5/3.5" SATA, RJ-45, USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0, 165x108x233.2 mm


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