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Synology 6 Bay NAS DiskStation - DS1618+ (Diskless)

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

DS1618+ is a 6-bay NAS that provides storage scalability perfect for tech enthusiasts and small- to medium-sized businesses by effortlessly handling workloads. Further boost storage performance with the optional M.2 SSD cache or enhance network speeds by adding a 10 GbE NIC. 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

User-oriented server with high-speed computing

DS1618+ is a 6-bay NAS that provides storage scalability perfect for tech enthusiasts and small- to medium-sized businesses by effortlessly handling workloads. Further boost storage performance with the optional M.2 SSD cache or enhance network speeds by adding a 10 GbE NIC.


Ultimate file management and sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, compatible with any environment.


Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.


Supercharge your storage with speedy performance

DS1618+ comes with a PCIe expansion slot to support add-in cards. Install a dual M.2 SSD card for high-IOPS system caching or a 10GbE NIC for ultra-fast data transmission.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Hardware Specifications

CPU

CPU Model

Intel Atom C3538


CPU Architecture

64-bit


CPU Frequency

Quad Core 2.1 GHz


Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)


Memory

System Memory

4 GB DDR4


Memory Module Pre-installed

4 GB (4 GB x 1)


Total Memory Slots

2


Memory Expandable up to

32 GB (16 GB x 2)


Notes

  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier's product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.
  • Please select Synology memory modules for optimum compatibility and reliability. Synology will not provide complete product warranty or technical support if non-Synology memory modules are used for memory expansion.

Storage

Drive Bays

6


Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit

16


Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)

  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA SSD

Maximum Internal Raw Capacity

96 TB (16 TB drive x 6) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)


Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units

256 TB (96 TB + 16 TB drive x 10) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)


Maximum Single Volume Size*

200 TB (32 GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)


Hot Swappable Drive



Notes

  • "Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  • The maximum raw capacity is not limited by the maximum single volume size. Synology NAS models may utilize capacities over the maximum single volume size as long as each volume created is below the limit. (Learn more)
  • Each internal volume (may consist of multiple drives) is expandble up to 108TB (with memory less than 32GB) or 200TB (with memory equal to or greater than 32GB).

External Ports

RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port

4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)


USB 3.0 Port

3


eSATA Port

2

PCIe

PCIe Expansion

1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)


Add-In-Card Support

  • PCIe Network Interface Card 
  • M2D18 - Dual M.2 SATA/NVMe SSD adapter card for SSD cache

File System

Internal Drives

  • Btrfs
  • EXT4

External Drives

  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+*
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*

Notes

exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.

Appearance

Size (Height x Width x Depth)

166 mm x 282 mm x 243 mm


Weight

5.05 kg

Others

System Fan

92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs


Fan Speed Mode

  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode

Easy Replacement System Fan

Yes

Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators

Yes

Power Recovery

Yes

Noise Level*

23.7 dB(A)


Scheduled Power On / Off

Yes

Wake on LAN / WAN

Yes

Power Supply Unit / Adapter

250 W


AC Input Power Voltage

100 V to 240 V AC


Power Frequency

50/60 Hz, Single Phase


Power Consumption*

56.86 W (Access)
 25.76 W (HDD Hibernation)


British Thermal Unit

194.01 BTU/hr (Access)
 87.9 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)


Notes

  • Power consumption is measured when it's fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in the idle state. Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up 1 meter away from the Synology NAS at the front and rear. Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%

Temperature

Operating Temperature

0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)


Storage Temperature

-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)


Relative Humidity

5% to 95% RH

Certification

  • FCC
  • CE
  • EAC
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • KC

Warranty

3 Years


Notes

The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)

Environment

RoHS Compliant

Packaging Content

  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1

Optional Accessories

  • D4NESO-2400-4G DDR4 non-ECC SO-DIMM*
  • D4ECSO-2400-16G DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM*
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • Expansion Unit: DX517 X 2
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G17-F2
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G18-T1
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G18-T2
  • Synology M2D18 M.2 SSD adapter card
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD

Notes

  • For more information on memory upgrade limitations, visit here.
  • All memory modules will operate at the maximum frequency specified by the CPU manufacturer.


Software Specifications

DSM Specifications

Storage Management

Maximum Internal Volume Number

64


Maximum iSCSI Target Number

128


Maximum iSCSI LUN

256


iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX

Yes

SSD Read / Write Cache (White Paper)

Yes

SSD TRIM

Yes

Supported RAID Type

  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10

RAID Migration

  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6

Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs

  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10

Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD

  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6

Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type

  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10

File Services

File Protocol

CIFS/AFP/NFS/FTP/WebDAV


Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections

1,000


Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections (with RAM expansion)

2,000


Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration

Yes

NFS Kerberos Authentication

Yes

Account & Shared Folder

Maximum Local User Accounts

2,048


Maximum Local Groups

256


Maximum Shared Folder

512


Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks

16

High Availability

Synology High Availability


Log Center

Syslog Events per Second

800

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI

Yes

Windows Server 2016

Yes

Citrix Ready



OpenStack


General Specifications

Networking Protocols

SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV


Supported Browsers

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Internet Explorer 10 onwards
  • Safari 10 onwards
  • Safari (iOS 10 onwards)
  • Chrome (Android 6.0 onwards)

Supported Language

English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, ภาษาไทย日本語한국어繁體中文简体中

Add-on Packages view the complete package list

Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)


Central Management System


Synology Chat

Maximum Users

1,500


Notes

  • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Synology Chat was configured to the maximum.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.

Cloud Station Server

Recommended Number of Hosted Files

1,000,000


Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients

1,000 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)


Notes

  • The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time.
  • The maximum number of hosted files refers to the maximum number of files that can be indexed and hosted by the Cloud Station Server service. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
  • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

Document Viewer


Download Station

Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks

80

exFAT Access (Optional)


Synology MailPlus / MailPlus Server

Free Email Accounts

5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)


Maximum Number of Concurrent Users

150


Maximum Server Performance

1,484,000 emails per day, approx. 45GB


Notes

  • The CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the maximum number of concurrent users.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
  • The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  • Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).

Media Server

DLNA Compliance


Moments

Facial Recognition

Yes

Subject Recognition

Yes

Auto Color & Rotate

Yes

Moments Select

Yes

Snapshot Replication

Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder

1,024


Maximum of System Snapshots

65,536

Surveillance Station

Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)

40 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)


Total FPS (H.264)*

1200 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
 960 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
 520 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
 320 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
 240 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)


Total FPS (H.265)*

1200 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
 1200 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
 880 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
 520 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
 400 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)


Total FPS (MJPEG)*

560 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
 270 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
 190 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
 110 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)


Notes

Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.

Synology Drive

Recommended Number of Hosted Files

1,000,000 (applies to files indexed or hosted by Synology Drive. For file access through other standard protocols, refer to the File Services section above)


Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients

550 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)


Notes

  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Exceeding the limits above may result in longer response time in file operations.
  • Btrfs file system and non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

Synology Office

Maximum Users

1,800


Notes

  • Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM

Video Station

Video Transcoding

Group 1 - Type 1 (See more)


Maximum Transcoding Channel Number

1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1

Virtual Machine Manager

Recommended Virtual Machine Instances

4 (Learn more)


Recommended Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required)

4 (including 1 Free License)


Notes

The specifications vary depending on system configuration and memory size.

VPN Server

Maximum Connections

30

WHAT'S INSIDE THE BOX

  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1

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