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Synology DiskStation DS115j
The perfect blend of versatility and affordability

Synology DiskStation DS115j dlna

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Synology DiskStation DS115j 1-bay
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Compact, lightweight, and energy-efficient, DS115j is perfect for budget-conscious home users looking for a simple, yet feature-rich NAS server. Easily back up documents, monitor live surveillance feeds, or build a personal cloud to share files with friends and family.

Dual-core CPU delivers a speedy private cloud server

Equipped with a dual-core CPU, DS115j delivers improved computing and data transfer performance compared to its predecessor, with average reading speeds over 111.51 MB/s and writing over 104.69 MB/s.1 Enjoy faster data transfers, quick access to media files, as well as smoother cloud synchronization.

dual core CPU delivers speedy private cloud server

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS115j. 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, DS115j 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.

Ultimate file center

Backup data in multiple ways

DS115j 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.

backup data in multiple ways

DLNA Certified® media server

As a DLNA Certified® DMS (Digital Media Server), DS115j can serve as your primary media server, with the capability to host digital multimedia content for local or remote playback. Once connected to a router, DS115j streams music, photos, and videos to DLNA-compliant devices, such as DLNA TVs or gaming consoles without any pre-configuration. You can even browse and select content on DS115j using DS audio and designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.

DLNA Certified Media Server

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.

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Home surveillance, accessible for all

With the Surveillance Station add-on package and two free IP camera licenses, DS115j serves as your home surveillance hub. Simply connect multiple IP cameras to the home network, pair them with DS115j, and then easily view live surveillance feeds, record videos, or enjoy other advanced features like motion detection or push notifications. Support for thousands of IP cameras makes it easy to find compatible models and brands. Safeguard your home, without breaking the bank.

Ultimate file center

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS115j. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. 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.

Connect your data quickly and easily

Your files anywhere with cloud service

DS115j 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.

Your files anywhere with cloud service

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS115j offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS115j can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment - there is no 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.

Compatible sharing

Get mobility with our apps

Synology develops versatile mobile apps — 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 DS115j with smartphones and tablets. QuickConnect brings an easier network experience as it eliminates complicated router configuration or port forwarding. With Synology mobile apps, your multimedia collection and work files are always on the go.

app mobility

Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS115j only consumes 4.97W in HDD Hibernation and 10.52W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS115j 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.

* The power consumption figures may vary on different environments.

Eco-friendly NAS server

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Technical Specifications:

Technical Specifications:
Hardware Specifications
CPU Model Marvell Armada 370 88F6707
CPU Frequency 800 MHz
System Memory 256 MB DDR3
Drive Bays 1
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 8 TB (8 TB HDD X 1) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
USB 2.0 Port 2
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 166 mm X 71 mm X 224 mm
Weight 0.71 kg
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
System Fan 60 mm X 60 mm X 1 pcs
Noise Level 18.1 dB(A)
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 36W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Consumption 10.52 W (Access)
4.97 W (HDD Hibernation)
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Warranty 2 Years
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%


1-bay NAS

Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (5GB file)

Model DS115 DS115j
Windows Download 111.95 103.19
Windows Upload 100.84 61.75
Performance chart 1

Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Model DS115 DS115j
Windows Download 61.44 59.77
Windows Upload 39.01 30.11

Performance chart 2

Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (5GB file)

Model DS115 DS115j
Windows Download 31.41 25.23
Windows Upload 18.70 13.27

Performance chart 3

Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (1MB x 5000 files)

Model DS115 DS115j
Windows Download 24.92 21.28
Windows Upload 11.00 7.86

Performance chart 4

Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Web Server Response Time

Model DS115 DS115j
Seconds 596.78 1360.24

Web Response Time chart

Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (5GB file)

Model DS115 DS115j
AFP Download 85.60 80.82
AFP Upload 81.33 56.10

Mac Performance Test

Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Model DS115 DS115j
AFP Download 42.47 42.89
AFP Upload 39.02 30.26

Mac Performance test 2


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