Synology DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB

MX68641 DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB
MX68641 DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB MX68641 DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB MX68641 DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB MX68641 DiskStation DS218+ 2-Bay NAS, 2GB

Product Info

All-Around Storage Solution Optimized to Safeguard Your Data

Compact Yet Powerful Storage Solution

Equipped with a dual-core processor and AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS218+ delivers exceptional file transfer speeds. Supporting real-time 4K video streaming, DS218+ is ideal not only for protecting critical data but for storing ultra-high definition media contents as well.

  • Dual-core up to 2.5GHz CPU
  • 2GB DDR3L, expandable up to 6GB dual channel memory
  • Ultra performance: 113 MB/s encrypted reading, 112 MB/s encrypted writing
  • 4K Ultra HD video transcoding


Next-generation File System for Better Data Protection

The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.

  • Flexible Shared Folder / User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders
  • Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
  • File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery, providing more flexibility for businesses
  • Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention

4K Multimedia Server

Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS218+ supports 4K H.264/H.265 online transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be converted and played on the fly on other computers, smartphones, and media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats.

Synchronize Files Across Your Devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and other Synology NAS whenever a file is modified. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space.

Digital Asset Protection

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.

  • Security Advisor: Analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences, and removes any possible malware.
  • AppArmor: A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.
  • AES 256-bit encryption: Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to keep data from unauthorized access.
  • 2-step verification: Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.
  • Trust Level: Customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered package files.

Easy File Access with QuickConnect

Access files on your Synology NAS over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules, DDNS, or other complicated network settings. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customizable address (e.g., so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.

Powered by Synology DSM

Office - Collaborate together on spreadsheets and documents on your own private cloud.

Surveillance Station - Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

File Server/Management - Powerful built-in file management and sharing services.

DSM UI - Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.

Desktop Backup - Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.

Multimedia - Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.


Product Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS, 2 GB
Part Number DS218+
CPU Intel Celeron J3355 (64-bit)
Dual Core 2.0 GHz (burst up to 2.5 GHz)
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
System Memory 2 GB DDR3L (1x 2GB pre-installed)
- 2 slots, 6GB max. (2GB + 4GB)
Drive Bay(s) 2
Compatible Drive Type 3.5" SATA HDD
Max Internal Raw Capacity 20 TB (10 TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Max Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive Yes
External Ports 1x RJ-45 1GbE LAN ports (w/ Link Aggregation / Failover support)
3 x USB 3.0 ports
eSATA Port(s) 1
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen2 x8 slot (x4 link)
Add-in-card Support M2D17 - Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache
PCIe network interface card
File System Internal Drives:

External Drives:
exFAT (exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center)
System Fan 1 x 92x92mm
Fan Speed Mode Full-speed Mode, Cool Mode, Quiet Mode
Noise Level 19.3 dB(A)
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 60W AC adapter
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption 17.23W (Access)
5.4W (HDD Hibernation)
Temperature Operating: 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage: -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification FCC Class B
CE Class B
BSMI Class B
Dimensions (WxHxD) 108 x 165 x 232.2 mm
Weight 1.3 kg

Package Contents

  • Synology DiskStation DS218+ (2 GB) NAS
  • Accessory Pack
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide