Synology DiskStation DS218+ NAS/storage server Ethernet LAN Compact Black

Quick Overview

DS218+ storage server, 2-bay, Intel Celeron J3355, 2 GB DDR3L, RJ-45, USB 3.0, eSATA, 100 - 240 V
Compact yet Powerful Storage Solution

Synology DiskStation DS218+ is designed for home users or small businesses pursuing a compact and reliable shared storage solution, offering the flexibility to expand the 2 GB RAM to up to 6 GB RAM to process intensive workloads. DS218+ features a dual-core 2.0 GHz processor with a burst frequency of 2.5 GHz. With AES-NI, DS218+ delivers encrypted performance of up to 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing under RAID 1 configuration.

Btrfs: Next Generation Storage

DS218+ integrates Btrfs file system, bringing the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of small businesses: Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System, Advanced snapshot technology, File or folder level data restoration, Cloud Station with file versioning.

Personal Multimedia Library

Synology DiskStation DS218+ supports transcoding of up to two concurrent H.264/H.265 4K video streaming, featuring support for the latest multimedia file. With Video Station, you can easily organize and sort your personal digital video library with comprehensive media information and watch 4K Ultra HD movies and films. Photo Station allows you to effortlessly organize photos into customized categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to social networking websites within a few clicks. Audio Station comes with Internet radio and lossless audio format support, and is capable of music playback via DLNA or AirPlay-compliant devices.

24/7 Smart 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 DS218+. Surveillance Station features optimized live view together with streamlined real-time monitoring. Its powerful analytics, such as motion detection and alert notification, allows you to stay informed of any suspicious activity with triggers sent via SMS, e-mail, and DS cam mobile applications.
SKU DS218+
EAN 0846504002580
Manufacturer Synology
Reviews No
PDF Url No
Contract ID N/A
Storage drives installedNo
Installed storage drive typeNo
Supported storage drive typesHDD,SSD
Number of storage drives supported2
Maximum supported storage capacity20 TB
Hot-swap drive baysYes
RAID supportYes
Supported file systemsBTRFS,ext4
RAID levels0,1,JBOD
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA,Serial ATA II,Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported2.5,3.5"
Tjunction105 °C
Thermal Design Power (TDP)10 W
System bus rate5 GT/s
Processor threads2
Processor socketBGA 1296
Processor package size24 x 31 mm
Processor operating modes64-bit
Processor lithography14 nm
Processor codenameApollo Lake
Processor codeSR2Z8
Processor cache typeSmart Cache
Processor cache2 MB
Processor boost frequency2.50 GHz
PCI Express slots version2.0
PCI Express configurations1x2+2x1,4x1
ECC supported by processorNo
CPU configuration (max)1
Maximum internal memory supported by processor8 GB
Conflict Free processorYes
Processor ARK ID95597
Processor frequency2.00 GHz
Processor familyIntel® Celeron®
Processor modelJ3355
Processor cores2
Internal memory typeDDR3L
Internal memory2 GB
Maximum RAM supported6 GB
Memory slots2
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Wake-on-LAN readyYes
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
eSATA ports quantity1
Hard drive
RAID supportYes
Supported file systemsBTRFS,ext4
RAID levels0,1,JBOD
On-board graphics adapter modelIntel® HD Graphics 500
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency700 MHz
On-board graphics adapter base frequency250 MHz
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory8 GB
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics)3
Cooling typeActive
Fan diameter3.62" (9.2 cm)
Drive bay lockingYes
Cable lock slot typeKensington
Product colourBlack
Chassis typeCompact
Cable lock slotYes
Technical details
Device classHome & Home Office
Backup functionYes
Product colourBlack
Chassis typeCompact
Built-in Samba serverYes
Built-in iTunes serverYes
Built-in FTP serverYes
Mac compatibilityYes
Device classHome & Home Office
Backup functionYes
On/off switchYes
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10,Windows 7
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
Web-based managementYes
Intel insideYes
Cooling typeActive
Fan diameter3.62" (9.2 cm)
Drive bay lockingYes
Cable lock slot typeKensington
Cable lock slotYes
Mac compatibilityYes
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10,Windows 7
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
Management features
On/off switchYes
Web-based managementYes
AC input voltage100/240 V
AC input frequency50 - 60 Hz
Weight & dimensions
Width4.25" (108 mm)
Depth9.14" (232.2 mm)
Height6.5" (165 mm)
Weight2.87 lbs (1.3 kg)
Packaging content
Quick start guideYes
Quick installation guideYes
Cables includedAC,LAN (RJ-45)
Processor special features
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Number of execution units12
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes6
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)No
Intel® Turbo Boost TechnologyNo
Intel® Smart Response TechnologyNo
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)No
Intel® Secure KeyYes
Intel® Quick Sync Video TechnologyYes
Intel® OS GuardNo
Intel® InTru™ 3D TechnologyNo
Intel® Insider™No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Yes
Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyNo
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Intel Smart Connect TechnologyNo
Intel Secure BootYes
Intel Rapid Storage TechnologyNo
Intel Enhanced Halt StateYes
Intel Clear Video TechnologyYes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Execute Disable BitYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyYes
Embedded options availableNo
Memory channels supported by processorDual
Memory types supported by processorDDR3L,LPDDR3-SDRAM,LPDDR4-SDRAM
Home Networking (by Intel)Yes
System requirements
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10,Windows 7
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T)-20 - 60 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)5 - 95%
Operating temperature (T-T)5 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)5 - 95%
Packaging data
Cables includedAC,LAN (RJ-45)