Synology Diskstation DS216J 2-Bay NAS


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Synology DiskStation DS216j is a 2-bay NAS server which perfectly fits home and personal users to build your own personal cloud. Simple yet powerful, Synology DS216j offers you a new experience of effortless data sharing, multimedia streaming, and cloud synchronization under its neat and sleek appearance.


Hardware Specifications
CPU Model Marvell Armada 385 88F6820
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.0 GHz
Floating Point  
Hardware Encryption Engine  
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Drive Bay(s) 2
Compatible Drive Type (See all supported drives)
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD (with optional 2.5" Disk Holder)
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II SSD (with optional 2.5" Disk Holder)
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 16 TB (8 TB HDD x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
External Ports
USB 3.0 Port 2
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 165 mm x 100 mm x 225.5 mm 
Weight 0.88 kg 
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
Wake on LAN/WAN  
System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 1 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
  • Low-power Mode
Wireless Support (dongle)  
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators  
Power Recovery  
Noise Level* 18.2 dB(A) 
Scheduled Power On/Off  
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 60W 
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 14.85 W (Access) 
6.95 W (HDD Hibernation) 
British Thermal Unit 50.63 BTU/hr (Access) 
23.71 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation) 
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Warranty 2 Years
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with WD 1TB WD10JFCX hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 17.2 dB(A); Temperature: 23.6˚C; Humidity: 58.2%.
DSM Specifications ( See more )
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
RAID Migration Basic to RAID 1
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD Synology Hybrid RAID
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum User Accounts 1024
Maximum Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 2
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 128
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration  
NFS Kerberos Authentication  
Log Center  
Syslog Events per Second 100
Add-on Packages (See more)
Antivirus Essential  
Audio Station  
Cloud Station  
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 128
Cloud Sync  
Directory Server  
DNS Server  
Download Station  
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 30
Glacier Backup  
HiDrive Backup  
iTunes Server  
Java Manager  
Mail Server  
Mail Station  
Media Server  
DLNA Certification  
Note Station  
Photo Station  
RADIUS Server  
Surveillance Station  
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 10 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 300 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
90 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
60 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
30 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 90 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
54 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
36 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
20 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Video Station  
Video Transcoding Group 2 (See more)
VPN Server  
Maximum Connections 5
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Welcome Note X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Adapter X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Camera License Pack
  • Disk Holder: Type C
  • VS360HD


Model # DS216J
Barcode # 846504002146
Brand Synology
Shipping Weight 1.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.170m
Shipping Length 0.230m
Shipping Cubic 0.003910m3
Unit Of Measure ea
Type store

2 Years Manufacturer Warranty

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