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Synology DS218play 2x4TB RED

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In stock 3 pcs
£398.25 without VAT

The Synology DS218play includes a hardware acceleration transfer system and supports H.264/H.265 1080p and H.265 4K codecs. It converts 4K videos to 1080p to play on non-4K devices and at slower speeds, whether that is local media players or remote mobile devices. In addition, you can transfer videos in the original 4K resolution to your media player or 4K TV within your local network environment. The are fitted with WD Red drives which give you 8TB space for your collections.

Key features of Synology DS218play data storage with 2× 4TB WD Red

  • 4K Ultra HD 1080p Video Surveillance (For Lower Network Speed)
  • Media server certified with DLNA
  • Advanced DiskStation Manager
  • Easy and fast connection to your data
  • A secure file sharing and management tool
  • Assembled with discs specialising in NAS traffic (WD Red)
  • 112MB read speed and 112MB/s writing speed (for RAID 1)

Synology DiskStation Manager and DLNA Certification

The Synology DS218play can work as a DLNA-certified DMS (Digital Media Server). It delivers multimedia content such as music, photos and videos to DLNA compatible devices. The Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is an elegant solution to help manage your Synology NAS server. With an intuitive user interface, DSM can access and share your data better and more easily. The Synology Packages Centre lets you download and install useful additional packages tailored to individuals and businesses, making your life more enjoyable and productive.

NAS as a File Centre

The DS File is a fast and secure tool for sharing and managing your files stored on the Synology DS218play. Upload your data from your Mac or PC just by dragging it. Advanced filters make it easier to find documents, photos or videos. NAS can also be used as a centralised backup location. Whenever a file is edited, changes are automatically backed up by Cloud Station Backup. It synchronises files between DiskStation and multiple platforms including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and mobile Windows, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC, and Baidu Cloud.

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Use Data storage


Width 100 mm (10 cm)
Height 165 mm (16.5 cm)
Depth 225.5 mm (22.55 cm)

Type and capacity

Format (Form Factor) 3,5"
Storage capacity 8,000 GB (8 TB)


Colour Black


External interface USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0), LAN
Read Speed 112 MB/s
Write speed 112 MB/s
Special features RAID


Typical power consumption 16.79 W


Weight 870 g (0.87 kg)


Use Home, GDPR ready
Design Desktop


Maximum capacity 24 TB
Capacity of discs (together) 9 TB
Number of bays 2 ×
Occupied HDD bays 2 ×
RAID supported RAID 0, RAID 1 (reflection), JBOD


Supported services File Sharing (SAMBA, HFS, CIFS), FTP server, iSCSI, Media server (DLNA), Cloud server


Read Speed 112 MB/s
Write speed 112 MB/s
Processor frequency 1.4 GHz


Typical power consumption 16.79 W


LAN 1 ×


Depth 225.5 mm
Height 165 mm
Weight 0.87 kg
Width 100 mm
Code:  FN143f8
Warranty: 24 months
Product Number:  DS218play 8TR