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DiskStation DS416j
Powerful 4-bay NAS at an affordable price. Perfect for home and personal users to share data and enjoy multimedia.

Synology DiskStation DS416j

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Synology DiskStation DS416j 4-Bay
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Our Price: $295.00

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Overview:

DiskStation DS416j

With high performance and rich add-on applications, DS416j is budget-friendly and delivers an optimal value for home and personal users to build up an ideal home storage and entertainment center.

Dual-core CPU with an hardware encryption engine

Equipped with a dual-core CPU, DS416j delivers average reading speed over 112.82 MB/sec and writing over 101.2 MB/sec under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows® environment, a 37.33% increase on writing speed compared to its predecessor.1 In addition, with the encryption engine, DS416j runs at an increased performance level when compared to a pure software encryption implementation.

faster performance on your private cloud

Built-in floating-point unit enhances multimedia processing

Powered by a built-in floating-point unit, DS416j brings an optimal multimedia experience to home and personal users. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail creation when uploading large amounts of photos or videos.

Enhanced multimedia processing capability

USB 3.0 accelerates transfer rates

DS416j comes with a USB 3.0 port to connect to various kinds of external storage devices, while ensuring fast and efficient file transfer speeds. Support for USB 3.0 offers transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps (about 10 times faster than USB 2.0), meaning it takes less time to transfer data to external hard drives, while also consuming less power.

USB 3.0

Thoughtful four-level brightness control for front LEDs

Equipped with flexible LED indicators, DS416j’s front LEDs can provide comfortable brightness by controlling and scheduling its four-stage brightness, letting you flexibly decide the intensity of the front LEDs according to environment needs.

four-level brightness control

Award winning OS

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.


compatible sharing

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS416j offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS416j 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.


Effective backup solution

Synology DS416j can serve as a centralized backup target. Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station Backup. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to DS416j automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS416j to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon® S3, Glacier cloud service, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. Synology Hyper Backup 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 the specific data block that has been changed between versions.

Effective backup solution

DLNA Certified® media server

As a DLNA Certified® DMS (Digital Media Server), DS416j 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, DS416j 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 DS416j using DS audio and designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.

DLNA Certified®

Stream content to your TV

DS416j is highly compatible with other devices, letting you manage and enjoy digital content with the devices you already have: computers, mobile devices, TVs, DLNA devices, and stereos. Synology offers the latest support for TV streaming, including Samsung TV, Roku players, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, meaning you can stream digital content stored on DS416j to your widescreen TV effortlessly.

Samsung TV

Samsung TV

Apple TV

Apple TV

Chromecast

Chromecast

Roku

Roku

Your files anywhere with cloud service

DS416j 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. With Cloud Sync, you can even sync your DiskStation with Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Baidu Cloud, and many more — establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss.

cloud service

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS416j. 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

apps

Get mobility with our apps

Synology develops versatile mobile apps — DS note, DS audio, DS video, DS photo, DS cloud, DS file, DS get and DS cam — allowing you to access and manage the contents of your DS416j 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.


Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS416j only consumes 12.75W in HDD Hibernation and 21.6W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS416j 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.

Notes:

1. Performance figures may vary depending on environment, usage and configuration.

Product Views:

DS416j Front View DS416j Left Angle DS416j Left Side
DS416j Rear DS416j Right Side DS416j Right Angle

Technical Specifications:

Hardware Specifications:
CPU
CPU Model Marvell Armada 388 88F6828
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.3 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Memory
Drive Bay(s) 4
Compatible Drive Type
  • 3.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 40 TB (10 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
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.
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 1
USB 3.0 Port 1
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+*
  • exFAT*
Notes
  • HFS+ is read only, max 2TB volume size.
  • exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 184 mm x 168 mm x 230 mm
Weight 2.21 kg
Others
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
  • Low-power Mode
Wireless Support (dongle)
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators
Power Recovery
Noise Level 19.1 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption 21.6 W (Access)
12.75 W (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Other
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Warranty 2 Years
Notes:
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Support for Wake on WAN needs switch and routers which recognize Magic Packet.
  • 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%.

Documentation:

Download the Synology DiskStation DS416j Datasheet  (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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Synology DiskStation DS416j 4-Bay
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Our Price: $295.00