Synology DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

MX69465 DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure
MX69465 DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure MX69465 DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure MX69465 DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure MX69465 DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

Product Info

DiskStation DS218j – A Versatile Entry-level 2-Bay NAS for Home and Personal Cloud Storage

Designed for home users who need to back up digital assets with low power consumption, the DiskStation DS218j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure from Synology is an entry-level NAS for personal cloud storage that delivers rapid data transmission, with sequential read speeds of up to 113 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 112 MB/s. It is equipped with two drive bays that are capable of natively supporting 3.5" SATA hard drives, as well as 2.5" SATA hard drives and SSDs with a drive bay adapter. Using its dual drive bays, this NAS will allow you to store and share a large number of files, including videos, music, photos, and documents with up to 1024 user accounts.

The DS218j 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 1.3 GHz Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 Dual-Core and its 512MB of DDR3 RAM allows frequently-used files and applications to be quickly accessed. Also featured are two USB 3.0 Type-A ports which allow it to be connected to your Windows or Mac system, and network connectivity is achieved via the integrated Gigabit Ethernet port, allowing your stored data to be shared with users throughout the network. Data may also be made remotely available through the free iOS and Android applications. The DS218j is also able to function as a multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.

  • 1.3 GHz Realtek Marvell Armada Dual-Core CPU
  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
  • 2 x 3.5/2.5" SATA HDD/SSD Drive Bays
  • High performance: Over 113 MB/s and 112 MB/s sequential reading and writing
  • Eco-friendly: 17.48 W in access, 7.03 W in HDD Hibernation
  • Hardware Encryption Engine
  • RAID 0, 1, Basic, Hybrid, and JBOD


Cost-effective Home Storage Server

Backup all your digital assets with Synology DS218j, a powerful 2-bay NAS with rapid data transmission and low power consumption, designed for home users.

Cloud Station Backup for PC Protection

Featuring real-time incremental backup technology, your data stored on a PC can be backed up to a Synology NAS instantly, using minimal system resources, bringing a truly comprehensive and secure private cloud experience.

  • Incremental backup: fast while reducing performance impact
  • Real-time backup saving you from massive data loss

Synchronize Files Across Your Devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices and other Synology NAS. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space.

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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 Mobile 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 2-Bay NAS, 1 GB
Part Number DS218J
CPU Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 (32-bit)
Dual Core 1.3GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Drive Bay(s) 2
Compatible Drive Type 3.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA HDD (with optional 2.5" disk holder)
2.5" SATA SSD (with optional 2.5" disk holder)
Max Internal Raw Capacity 24TB (12TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Max Single Volume Size 16TB
Hot Swappable Drive N/A
External Ports 1 x RJ-45 1GbE LAN port
2 x USB 3.0 ports
eSATA Port(s) N/A
File System

Internal Drives:

External Drives:
HFS+ (HFS+ is read only, max 2TB volume size)
exFAT (exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center)

System Fan 1 x 92x92mm fan
Fan Speed Mode Full-speed Mode, Cool Mode, Quiet Mode, Low-power Mode
Noise Level 18.2 dB(A)
Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators Yes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 60W AC adapter
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption 17.48W (Access)
7.03W (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) 100 x 165 x 225.5 mm
Weight 0.88 kg

Package Contents

  • Synology DiskStation DS218J 2-Bay NAS
  • Accessory Pack
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide