Synology DiskStation DS418play: 4-Bay NAS for Home Multimedia Centre

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅29.09.2017 23:13:29

Press Release

Synology introduces the DiskStation DS418play 4-bay NAS designed for home multimedia centre use. The Synology DiskStation DS418play packs a dual-core 2GHz processor with boost speeds of 2.5GHz with a 2GB DDR3L memory, expandable to 6GB. It offers a good balance between performance and value making it ideal for home multimedia storage. Upgrade memory to 6GB to improve multitasking performance. Powered by a new hardware transcoding engine, DS418play supports up to two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding. With Link Aggregation enabled, the DS418play delivers excellent encrypted data throughput at over 226 MB/s reading and 185 MB/s writing.

Key Features

Massive Storage with 4K UHD Capacity
The Synology DS418play can store over 40TB of media files and allows you to transcode up to 2 channels of H.265/H.264 4K videos at the same time.

4K Multimedia Server
With 4K H.264/H.265 online transcoding via Video Station and DS video, access and stream 4K media content anytime and anywhere.

Synology Hybrid RAID Technology
Storage management is easy with Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology. SHR is an automated RAID management system allowing you to easily create and expand storage volumes and migrate RAID types without requiring details on RAID. SHR provides 1 to 2-disk redundancy to safeguard your data during drive failures.

Access files on your Synology NAS over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules, DDNS, or other complicated network settings.

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