DiskStation DS216se
Synology DiskStation DS216se is a budget-friendly two-bay NAS device with the capability to host, share and protect data. Sharing the variety of packages in DSM Package Center, DS216se helps beginners explore the infinite possibilities of Synology NAS. Synology DS216se is backed with Synologys 2-year limited warranty.
  • Floating point unit enabled for multimedia processing
  • Affordable 2-Bay personal cloud for file sharing & backup
  • Consumes only 5.12W in hibernation
  • Scheduled power on/off further reduces energy consumption
  • DLNA-Certified media server
  • Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)
Choice NAS for Everyone
Centering on the core features of NAS devices, Synology DS216se provides handy and effective network storage under budget. Not only does DS216se centralize and back up your digital contents, it makes cross-platform and cross-device sharing effortless.
DS216se delivers an average 102 MB/s reading speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment, and over 59 MB/s writing. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail processing, making photo viewing a refreshingly new experience.
Equipped with Synologys full multimedia applications, DS216se is also an ideal solution for users looking for entertainment and download center, providing easy and energy-efficient download service as well as multimedia streaming capabilities. With Synologys rich cloud applications, DS216se serves as your personal cloud whose content is available anywhere on demand.
Easy Setup and Management
Web Assistant is a web-based utility to make every DiskStation as easy to install as possible. Installation is done inside your existing web browser by setting up all vital system components in few simple steps. Combined with a quick start widget, users can simultaneously tour the DSM operating system and set it up to use right away.
For users unfamiliar with complicated router configurations or those who simply want to save time, Synology EZ-Internet Wizardsimplifies the process of setting up access to DS216se from the Internet by walking through all of network settings including firewall, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS egistration. The multi-tasking web UI on DSM allows users to run multiple applications simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly. Synology Hybrid RAID allows you to reach maximum use of your hard drive while keeping your storage safe with data redundancy.
Certified DLNA Media Server
As a fully certified DLNA DMS (Digital Media Server), DS216se serves also as a ready media server with the capability to host digital multimedia contents for remote playback. Once connected to a wireless router, DS216se is set to stream music, photos and videos to DLNA-compliant devices without any pre-configuration, thus enabling users to enjoy their collection on larger screens or with quality speakers. Synology even makes it possible for users to browse and select DiskStation contents using DS audio- a handy mobile app - to designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.
Anywhere/Anytime Availability
QuickConnect and EZ-Internet configure your DS216se for accessing over the Internet with minimal effort. Cloud Station allows users to sync files among multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android tablets or phones, effortlessly keeping everything up-to-date. Combined with Synologys mobile apps for every popular feature, including DS photo, DS audio, and DS videofor anywhere multimedia access, DS download, DS file, and DS cloud for seamless file download/access/synchronization, you can enjoy your NAS anywhere, any time.
24/7 Security Solution
Synology Surveillance Stationoffers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your home, allowing users traveling miles away to safeguard the environment by watching live views, recording events, and taking snapshots with a computer or mobile device. DS216se is an ideal entry-level surveillance solution as it is capable of hosting up to 5 IP cameras(50 FPS at 720p). In addition to its intuitive setup and hassle-free interface, Surveillance Station features an optimized live view experience with on-screen operations, smart analytics tools like motion detection, and an alert system that sends instant notification through DS cam, SMS, and e-mail.
Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)
ynology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a web-based OS that provides private cloud service. It is designed to make your everyday living easier. The built-in Package Centerallows you to download and install the packages designed specifically for your unique needs, whether its sharing files on the cloud, sharing photos on an online album, setting up a VPN environment or even an antivirus to protect your system. All will happen with just a few clicks.The simple interface allows you to obtain and configure storage capacity with minimal friction. It provides you with complete control of your personal cloud and lets you access it anywhere. Synology DSM will help you maximize productivity and get more out of your digital assets with minimal fuss.
Energy Efficient Design
Synology DS216se is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared with its average PC counterpart, Synology DS216se consumes relatively little power at 13.73 watts while accessing and 5.12 watts when hard drive hibernation is enabled. The scheduled power on/off feature further reduces power consumption and operation cost. All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen to continually work to reduce the environmental impact of every product produced.
Technical Specifications
CPU: Marvell Armada 370 800MHz
Floating point unit: Yes
Hardware encryption engine: Yes
RAM size: DDR3 256MB
Compatible drive type: 3.5/2.5 SATA III/II x 2 (Hard drives not included. Disk holders are required for 2.5 drives.)
Maximum internal raw capacity: 16TB (8TB HDD x 2) (The actual capacity will differ according to volume types.)
External ports: USB 2.0 port x 2
Size (HxWxD): 165 mm x 100 mm x 225.5 mm
Weight: 870g
LAN: Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
Wireless support: Yes (wireless dongles not included)
AC input power voltage: 100V to 240V AC
Power frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
Operating temperature: 5C to 40C (40F to 104F)
Storage temperature: -20C to 60C (-5F to 140F)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% RH
Networking protocols: CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN , L2TP)
File system: Internal: ext4, External: ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (read only)
Storage management: Maximum single volume size: 16TB, Maximum internal volume: 256
Supported RAID type: Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
File sharing capability: Maximum user account: 512, Maximum group: 128, Maximum shared folder: 256, Maximum concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP/File Station connection: 64
Privilege: Windows Access Control List (ACL)
Directory service: Windows AD Integration: Domain Users login via Samba (CIFS)/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
Security: FTP over SSL/TLS, IP auto-block, firewall, encrypted network backup over Rsync, HTTPS connection
Utilities: Synology Web Assistant, Synology Assistant, Cloud Station, Photo Station Uploader
Supported clients: Windows XP onwards, Mac OS X 10.7 onwards, Ubuntu 12 onwards
Supported browsers; Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer: 8 onwards, Safari7 onwards, Safari (iOS7 onwards on iPad), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
File Station: Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compress/extract archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, create sharing links, transfer logs
Backup solutions: Network backup; local backup; desktop backup; configuration backup; OS X Time Machine; backup data to public cloud; shared folder sync - maximum task number: 2
Mail Server: Supported Mail Server protocols: POP3, SMTP, IMAP, support LDAP/AD account
FTP Server: Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocols, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
Web Station: Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB, 3rd-party applications support
Printer Server: Maximum printer: 2, printing protocols: LPR, CIFS, IPP, iOS printing, Google Cloud Print, multi functional print server (MFP functions are for Windows PC only)
Storage Analyzer: Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
Security Advisor: Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan
Log Center: SSL connection, log rotation: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, email notification
iOS/Android applications: DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS cam, DS note, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Windows Phone applications: DS file, DS finder, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Add-on Packages
Surveillance Station: Maximum IP camera #: 5 (total of 50 FPS at 720p, H.264) (Including two free camera licenses. Procurement of additional licenses is required.)
VPN Server: Maximum connections: 5; supported VPN protocols: PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP
Mail Station: Webmail interface for Mail Server; receiving mails from multiple POP3 mailboxes, customizable SMTP server
Cloud Station: Maximum concurrent file transfers: 64, retain historical and deleted file versions
Cloud Sync: One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baiduyun, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, Megafon Disk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk
DLNA/UPnP Media Server: DLNA certified, PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One support
Note Station: Rich-text note organization with versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
Download Station: Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Maximum concurrent download task: 20
Other packages: Photo Station, Audio Station, iTunes Server, 3rd-party packages
Environment and Packaging
Environment: RoHS Compliant
Package content: DS216se main unit, Welcome note, accessory pack, AC power adapter, RJ-45 LAN cable
Optional accessories: Camera License Pack, VS360HD, Disk Holder (Type C)
Warranty: 2 Years

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