Home network storage Synology DiskStation DS418play is designed for four drives
Synology has introduced a storage network connectivity (NAS) DiskStation DS418play positioned as a home media server. The novelty is designed for four drive size 3.5 or 2.5 inch SATA drive. Their total amount can reach 40 TB. Drives can be used in the configuration is Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, or 10.
In DS418play uses a dual-core processor Intel Celeron J3355, operating at a frequency of 2 GHz, which can automatically increase up to 2.5 GHz. Basic system configuration includes 2 GB of DDR3L RAM, but the memory can be increased to 6 GB. According to Synology, the DiskStation DS418play enough performance for simultaneous transcoding of two video streams into the H. 265/H. 264 4K.
As for the speed of data transmission in read mode it reaches 226 MB/s in write mode — 185 MB/s For network connectivity there are two Gigabit Ethernet ports. In addition, there are two USB 3.0 ports.
Store is running a specialized OS, DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1. Its size is equal to 166 x 199 x 223 mm, weight is 2.23 kg.