Synology DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure

MX68984 DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure
MX68984 DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure MX68984 DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure MX68984 DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure MX68984 DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS Enclosure

Product Info

DiskStation DS418J – DiskStation DS418J – Powerful Entry-level 4-Bay NAS for Home Data Backup and Multimedia Streaming

Designed for home and personal users, the DiskStation DS418j 4-Bay NAS Enclosure from Synology allows users to effectively manage, protect, and share data. It comes equipped with four drive bays that can support both 3.5" and 2.5" SATA III (6 Gb/s) and SATA II (3 Gb/s) hard drives and solid-state drives. Using its four drive bays and hardware encryption, this NAS will allow you to store and share a large number of files, including videos, music, photos, and documents with up to 1024 users.

The DS418j runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) OS, which is a browser-based operating system which helps to simplify managing your Synology NAS. Its CPU is a 1.4 GHz Realtek RTD1293 Dual-Core that runs in 64-bit mode and its 1GB of DDR4 RAM allows frequently-used files and applications to be quickly accessed. The NAS can achieve encrypted read speeds of over 112 MB/s, encrypted write speeds of over 87 MB/s, and features two USB 3.0 Type-A ports, both of which allow it to be connected to your Windows, Mac, or Linux system. Internet connectivity is achieved via the included Gigabit Ethernet port, allowing your stored data to be shared with users throughout the network, including mobile devices, via QuickConnect.

Using the integrated media server on the DS418j, you can stream digital multimedia content from the DiskStation to media devices for local or remote playback. You may also stream movies and music to computers, mobile devices, Samsung TVs, Roku players, Apple TVs, Google Chromecasts, and DLNA devices to enjoy your favorite movies or shows stored on the DiskStation.

  • 1.4GHz Realtek RTD1293 Dual-Core CPU
  • 1GB DDR4 RAM
  • 4 x 3.5/2.5" SATA HDD/SSD Drive Bays
  • Fast performance: 112 MB/s Encrypted Read Speeds, 87 MB/s Encrypted Write Speeds
  • Eco-friendly: 21.22W in access and 8.97W in HDD hibernation
  • Hardware Encryption & Transcoding Engine
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD


Ideal Companion for Your Private Cloud

DS418j is a 4-bay NAS server designed for home and personal users to effectively manage, protect and share data. Its new 64-bit dual-core processor supports over 40 TB raw single volume capacity for flexible data management.

Stream Content to Your TV

Turn your Synology NAS into a home media hub and stream your digital contents to your favorite devices such as computers, mobile devices, Samsung TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices.

Centralized Backup Storage for Your Computers

Back up any devices, whether it is a Windows computer, Mac, or other devices. Synology's comprehensive multi-version backup solution can protect your PC and NAS against malicious attacks including the rising encryption-based ransomware threats.

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Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) Technology

Storage management is easy with Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology. SHR is an automated RAID management system allowing you to easily create and expand storage volumes and migrate RAID types without requiring details on RAID. SHR provides 1 to 2-disk redundancy to safeguard your data during drive failures.

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 secure, customizable address, so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Internet-connected device with no additional charge.

Seamless Integration with Your Devices

Synology mobile applications are designed to allow quick and secure access to your data wherever you are.

Powered by Synology DSM

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

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

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.

Security - Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices.

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


Product Synology DiskStation 4-Bay NAS, 1 GB
Part Number DS418J
CPU Realtek RTD1293 (64-bit)
Dual Core 1.4GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
System Memory 1 GB DDR4
Drive Bay(s) 4
Compatible Drive Type 3.5" SATA HDD
Max Internal Raw Capacity 48TB (12TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Max Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive N/A
External Ports 1 x RJ-45 1GbE LAN port (w/ Link Aggregation / Failover support)
2 x USB 3.0 ports
eSATA Port(s) N/A
File System

Internal Drives:

External Drives:
exFAT (exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center)

System Fan 2 x 80x80mm fans
Fan Speed Mode Full-speed Mode, Cool Mode, Quiet Mode
Noise Level 20.6 dB(A)
Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators Yes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W AC adapter
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption 21.22W (Access)
8.97W (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
Environment RoHS compliant
Dimensions (WxHxD) 168 x 184 x 230 mm
Weight 2.21 kg

Package Contents

  • Synology DiskStation DS418J 4-Bay NAS, 1GB
  • Accessory Pack
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide