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NAS Diskstation Ds216j Diskless / Mfr. No.: Ds216j

NAS Diskstation Ds216j Diskless / Mfr. No.: Ds216j
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Item Number: syn-ds216j
Vendor Number: DS216J
Vendor: Synology
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DiskStation DS216j

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. Synology DS216j is backed with Synology's 2-year limited warranty.

Versatile Personal Cloud for Day-to-Day Life

Synology DS216j is a 2-bay, dual-core CPU NAS specifically designed for home and personal users, standing out to be one of the best values in 2-bay NAS servers available today. DS216j delivers over 112.75 MB/s reading and 97.6 MB/s writing under RAID1 configuration in a Windows® environment. Equipped with hardware encryption engine, DS216j offloads the encryption calculation tasks from the main CPU.

The dual USB 3.0 ports provide transfer rates 10 times higher than USB 2.0. DS216j comes with the front LED indicators allowing adjustable brightness to 4 levels; the brightness can be automatically changed on a customized schedule. Powerful yet efficient, the low power comsumption of 14.85 watts during access and 6.95 watts during hibernation makes DS216j an eco-friendly NAS, reducing the operating expense. Running on Synology DiskStation Manager, DS216j delivers an abundance of feature-rich applications, making your daily life more convenient than ever.

Cross-Platform File Sharing

Synology DS216j supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring a seamless file sharing experience across Windows, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows DS216j to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment without the necessity to recreate user accounts. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu and Box storage in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. The Cloud Station Suite allows you to sync files among multiple devices - Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android™ tablets/phones - effortlessly keeping everything up-to-date. While you enjoy the seamless file sharing, all the file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level with the HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block mechanisms supported by DS216j.

DLNA-Certified Media Server

As a certified DLNA DMS (Digital Media Server), DS216j serves as a ready media server with the capability to host digital multimedia contents for remote playback. DLNA-compliant devices can access the shared contents on DS216j in the same local area network without fussing over privilege settings. DS216j not only makes your multimedia files accessible without preconfiguration, but also transforms your mobile device into a remote control through Synology mobile apps. Movies, photos, and music can be immediately streamed to your TV or players, right from the palm of your hand.

General Information

ManufacturerSynology, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberDS216J
Manufacturer Website Address
Product LineDiskStation
Product ModelDS216j
Product NameDiskStation DS216j SAN/NAS Server
Product TypeSAN/NAS Server


Number of Hard Drives InstalledNo

Processor & Chipset

Processor ManufacturerMarvell
Processor TypeArmada 385
Processor Model385
Processor CoreDual-core (2 Core)
Processor Speed1 GHz


Standard Memory512 MB
Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM

Network & Communication

Ethernet TechnologyGigabit Ethernet

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Bays2
Number of External 5.25" BaysNo
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays2


Controller TypeSerial ATA/600
RAID SupportedYes
RAID Levels0, 1, Basic, Hybrid RAID, JBOD


Total Number of USB Ports2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Network (RJ-45)Yes


Operating SystemDiskStation Manager

Management & Protocols


Physical Characteristics

Form FactorDesktop
Weight (Approximate)1.94 lb
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