Synology DiskStation DS416slim 4-Bay Mini NAS

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Product Info

DiskStation DS416slim: Small Size, Huge Possibilities

Perfect for home and personal users whom share data and enjoy multimedia
featureDS416slim is a 4-bay NAS server for 2.5" drives, aimed at home users and pros needing compact, power saving, transportable storage. Add up to 4 HDDs to increase productivity at work or serve as a complete media center solution.

High Performance Encryption Engine

DS416slim boasts a dual-core CPU with a dedicated encryption engine and 512MB DDR3 RAM. With link aggregation, DS416slim Reads up to 170.23 MB/s and Writes up to 77.62 MB/s, it also Reads on a single Gigabit LAN up to 112.77 MB/s.



Dual LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support

Equipped with dual LAN ports, DS416slim ensures continual network service in case one LAN connection fails, decreasing the risk of network downtime. Link Aggregation takes advantage of the dual LAN ports to enhance connection speeds beyond the limits of a single cable or port.

Painless disk installation and fast fan replacement

With the detachable fan module, DS416slim makes fan replacement or cleaning easier than ever. At the same time, the snap-in drive tray design allows for fast and neat disk installation. This makes it easy to keep DS416slim clean and running perfectly all the time.

Ultra-compact yet functional

DS416slim weighs less than 700 grams and can be be easily transported to serve as a local file and backup servers during off-site assignments. Despite its incredibly compact form factor, it can host up to 8TB of raw data and features two USB 3.0 ports for fast backup from external drives .

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler.

Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS416slim. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with DDNS setups. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge.

5 great reasons you will love Synology QuickConnect:

  • Customizable ID: QuickConnect & DDNS
  • Skip Network Configuration: QuickConnect
  • Eliminate Port Forwarding: QuickConnect
  • Open to All Users: QuickConnect
  • Works w/o Public IP Address: QuickConnect

Ultimate File Center


File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS416slim. Just drag-n-drop and upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos.

With built-in FTP or email clients, DS416slim lets you organize and share files through an advanced web application effortlessly. You can even share files and folders with others by simply sending a link.

Files can be reached on mobile devices via the companion mobile app DS file. HTTPS, SSL/TLS encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet is highly secure.

The Most Compatible Sharing


Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS416slim offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV.

With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS416slim can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment without need for IT administrators to maintain two sets of credentials.

You also won't worry about missing files with the Recycle Bin feature which is supported on AFP, CIFS, File Station, and WebDAV. All files deleted in a shared folder will be automatically moved into the Recycle Bin.

Backup Data in Multiple Ways


DS416slim is the perfect backup destination for your data. No matter you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support.

You can specify your backup destination as not only local hard drives, but also connected USB storage devices, or public cloud services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud.

Additionally, "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only specific data blocks that are changed between versions.

Your Files Anywhere with Cloud Service


DS416slim brings you comprehensive cloud service. Cloud Station lets you sync files among DiskStations and multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, as well as Windows mobile devices, whereas 2-way sync allows file synchronization among different DiskStations.

You can even sync your DiskStation with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC, and Baidu Cloud — establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss.

Enjoy Multimedia Library

DS416slim provides you a central platform to organize, backup, and share photos, music, and video collections. Featuring a streamlined and sleek interface, Synology packages; Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station let you build a seamless entertainment hub effortlessly.

Since everything is saved on DS416slim, you can enjoy more customizable content arrangement, and no worries about extra monthly fees for storage capacity. Better yet, your digital collections can be shared with others via a simple link.

Stream Content to Your HDTV

DS416slim is highly compatible with other devices, letting you manage and enjoy digital content with the devices you already have: computers, mobile devices, TVs, DLNA devices, and stereos.

Synology offers the latest support for TV streaming, including Samsung TV, Roku players, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, meaning you can stream digital content stored on DS416slim to your widescreen TV effortlessly.

Get Mobility with Synology Apps

featureSynology develops versatile mobile apps like DS note, DS audio, DS video, DS photo, DS cloud, DS file, DS download and DS cam; allowing you to access and manage the contents of your DS416slim with smartphones and tablets.

QuickConnect is an easier network experience, it eliminates fancy router setups or port forwarding. With Synology mobile apps, your multimedia collection and work files are always on the go.

Eco-friendly NAS Server


All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS416slim only consumes 11.63W in HDD Hibernation and 17.17W in access. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS416slim keeps the system running cool 24/7, while its noise dampening design makes it quieter than PC counterparts. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen, so all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.


Make and Model Synology DS416slim 4 Bay NAS Box
Part Number DS416slim
CPU Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 1.0GHz Dual Core 32 bit CPU w/
Dedicated Hardware Encryption & Floating Point Engines
Memory 512MB DDR3 RAM
Internal HDD/SSD 4x 2.5" SATA III Drive Bays for Hot Swappable Drives
(Drives not included)
Capacity Up to 8TB (4x 2TB) Maximum. Capacity varies by RAID
See Supported Drive List
Volume Size Up to 16GB per Volume
File System Internal Drives: EXT4
External Drives: EXT3, EXT4, FAT, HFS+*, NTFS
*HFS+ is Read Only, with up to 2TB volume size
Management Maximum Internal Volume Number: 256
Maximum iSCSI Target Number: 10
Maximum iSCSI LUN: 10
Raid Types Synology Hybrid RAID
File Sharing Maximum User Accounts: 2048
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

Syslog Events per Second: Up to 100

External HDD Interfaces 2x USB 3.0 ports
Networking 1x RJ45 Gigabit port
Wake on LAN / WAN
Wireless Support via optional USB Network Dongle
VPN Server Maximum Connections: 5
Cooling 1x 60 X 60mm Fan
Fan Noise Level Up to 20.3 dB(A)
Temperature Operating: 5 ~ 40° C
Storage: -20 ~ 60° C
Relative Humidity 5 ~ 95% RH, non-condensing
Certification FCC Class B
CE Class B
BSMI Class B
AC Power Adapter Input: 100 ~ 240Vac, 50 / 60Hz
Output: Up to 30W
Power Consumption Drive Access: 17.17W
Hibernation: 11.63W
(w/ 4x WD 1TB WD10JFCX hard drives)
BTUs Drive Access: 58.63 BTU/hr
Hibernation: 39.71 BTU/hr
(w/ 4x WD 1TB WD10JFCX hard drives)
Dimensions 142 x 105 x 120mm
Weight 0.66kg w/o Drives

Package Contents

  • Synology DS416slim NAS Box w/
    • 1x Accessory Pack
    • 1x AC Power Adapter
    • 1x Accessory Pack
    • 1x Welcome Note