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DiskStation DS416slim
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Synology DiskStation DS416slim

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Overview:

Synology DiskStation DS416slim is the most compact personal cloud bringing you seamless multimedia streaming for more fun and effortless file sharing, while optimizing your space utilization. Small yet feature-rich, DS416slim is equipped with the award winning operating system: Synology DiskStation Manager. Synology DS416slim is backed with Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.

  • Small footprint, feature-rich personal cloud storage designed for 2.5” drives
  • Dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine
  • Dual LAN with link aggregation support
  • Over 194.21 MB/s reading, 77.91 MB/s writing
  • Easy to use web operating system on any browsers
  • Everywhere access with iOS/ Android/Windows ready mobile apps
  • Multimedia streaming out of the integrated DLNA media server

Incredibly Small NAS With Great Performance

Synology DS416slim is a palm sized 4-bay NAS with only 0.66kg in weight and measures 120mm x 105mm x 142mm, fulfilling your need for a personal cloud without taking up too much space. Despite its compact appearance, DS416slim makes no compromise on performance. DS416slim is powered by a dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine and built-in floating point unit support. Under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment, DS416slim delivers up to an average 194.21 MB/s in reading and 77.91 MB/s in writing through Link Aggregation, while delivering an average speed of 112.14 MB/s in reading and 77.72 MB/s in writing through single Gigabit LAN.

The Dual Gigabit LAN with failover support ensures continual service uptime in the event of unexpected LAN failure, while the hot-swappable drive tray allows you to replace the hard drives without powering off DS416slim. Designed for easy replacement, the system fan can be quickly swapped, so the average time to repair can be significantly reduced. DS416slim comes with dual USB 3.0 ports, each on the front and rear panel, providing fast and convenient data transfer and backup to external storage devices. Running on Synology’s award-winning DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system, DS416slim shares a rich reservoir of applications available in DSM Package Center.

Cross Platform File Sharing

Synology DS416slim supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring a seamless file sharing experience across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS416slim to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment without the necessity to recreate user accounts. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu and Box storage in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. Cloud Station suit allows users to sync files among multiple devices, no matter it’s Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android tablets/phones, effortlessly keeping everything up-to-date. While you enjoy the seamless file sharing, all the file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level through the HTTPS, firewall, and IP autoblock that supported by DS416slim.

Reliable Backup Solution

To protect your valuable data, DS416slim can become a centralized backup destination for consolidating fragmented and unstructured information across your network through a range of options. Advanced backup privilege management makes network backup tasks safer and more efficient. Complete backup solutions such as Backup & Restore minimize the impact of disasters, keeping your valuable data safe and secure.

Your Personal Multimedia Bank

DS416slim helps you easily manage your multimedia contents and share them across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. With Video Station, you can organize your digital video library with comprehensive media information, watch movies and films, or record your favorite TV programs with a DVB-T/DVB-S stick. Photo Station’s intuitive design allows you to effortlessly organize photos into customized categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to social networking websites within a few clicks. Audio Station comes with built-in lyrics plugin, Internet radio and lossless audio formats support and provides music playback via DLNA, AirPlay, and Bluetooth devices (A Bluetooth dongle is required).

Anywhere/Anytime Availability

No matter what browser you’re using, Synology offers handy features of QuickConnect and EZ-Internet, letting you enjoy accessing to the Internet with minimum effort. Combined with Synology’s mobile apps for every popular feature, including DS photo, DS audio and DS video for anywhere multimedia access, DS download, DS file, and DS cloud for seamless file download/access/synchronization, you can enjoy the content and data in your NAS anywhere, anytime.

Energy Efficient and Easy Management Design

Synology DS416slim is designed and developed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared with the average storage server counterparts, DS416slim consumes only 17.17 watts in regular operation. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on and off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. HDD hibernation can be configured to take effect automatically when the system has been inactive for a specified period of time. This not only saves energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disks.

All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen to continually work to reduce the environmental impact of every product produced.

Features:

Mini NAS with comprehensive capabilities

Your own personal private cloud in the palm of your hands. DS416slim might be diminutive in size at less than 2.5 liters, but it packs comprehensive file management capabilities with versatile dual LAN ports and hot swappable trays for maximum service continuity.

Painless disk installation and fast fan replacement

With the detachable fan module, DS416slim makes fan replacement or cleaning easier than ever. At the same time, the snap-in drive tray design allows for fast and neat disk installation. This makes it easy to keep DS416slim clean and running perfectly all the time.

Painless disk installation

Compact size and eco-friendly

DS416slim is specially designed to fit in four 2.5-inch drives for flexible drive management. The small server consumes only 17W during operation, leaving lesser carbon footprint than traditional 4-bay NAS counterparts. Quiet and smaller than your palm, DS416slim easily blends into your environment.

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.

  • Cost-effective
    SHR maximizes the data capacity of your RAID when different sizes of HDDs are used.
  • Easy Management
    For novice users who have no technical background and still want to protect their data using RAID technology, a convenient installation wizard will guide you through all the steps during your first installation.
  • Scalability
    You can add new disks on the fly in Storage Manager with a simple click.
  • Flexibility
    While creating a volume, you can plan ahead and leave empty and unallocated space for future usage.

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, Roku players, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices.

Samsung TV
Samsung TV
Apple TV
Apple TV
Android TV
Android TV
Roku
Roku

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 simple customizable address (e.g. https://customID.quickconnect.to), so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.

Easy file access with QuickConnect

Powered by Synology DSM

Surveillance Station

Surveillance Station

Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

Desktop Backup

Desktop Backup

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

File Server/Management

File Server/Management

Powerful built-in file management and sharing services.

DSM UI

DSM UI

Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.

Security

Security

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

Multimedia

Multimedia

Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.


Product Views:


DS416slim Front View
DS416slim Left Angle
DS416slim Left Side
DS416slim Rear
DS416slim Right Side
DS416slim Right Angle

Technical Specifications:

Front View
Side View
Rear View
  1. LAN indicator
  2. Drive status indicator
  3. USB 3.0 port
  4. Status indicator
  5. Power indicator
  6. Power button
  7. USB 3.0 port
  8. 1GbE RJ-45 port
  9. Reset button
  10. Power port
  11. Drive tray
  12. Kensington Security Slot
Hardware Specifications:
CPU
CPU Model Marvell Armada 385 88F6820
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.0 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 4
Compatible Drive Type
  • 2.5" SATA HDD (Up to 12.5mm drive height)
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 8 TB (2 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
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 single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity.
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 2
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) 120 mm x 105 mm x 142 mm
Weight 0.66 kg
Others
System Fan 60 mm x 60 mm x 1 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
  • Low-power Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators
Power Recovery
Noise Level 20.36 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Wake on LAN/WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 30W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption 17.17 W (Access)
11.63 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 WD10JFCX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with WD 1TB WD10JFCX 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: 17.2 dB(A); Temperature: 23.6˚C; Humidity: 58.2%.
Applications:
File Station Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compress/extract archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, create sharing links, transfer logs
Backup solutions Network backup; local backup; desktop backup; configuration backup; OS X Time Machine; backup data to public cloud; shared folder sync - maximum task number: 2
Mail Server Supported Mail Server protocols: POP3, SMTP, IMAP, support LDAP/AD account
FTP Server Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocols, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
Web Station Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB, 3rd-party applications support
Printer Server Maximum printer: 2, printing protocols: LPR, CIFS, IPP, iOS printing, Google Cloud Print, multi functional print server (MFP functions are for Windows PC only)
Storage Analyzer Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
Security Advisor Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan
Log Center SSL connection, log rotation: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, email notification
iOS/Android applications DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS cam, DS note, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Windows Phone applications DS file, DS finder, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Add-on Packages:
Antivirus Essential Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update
Cloud Station Server Maximum concurrent file transfers: 128, retain historical and deleted file versions
Cloud Sync One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baiduyun, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, Megafon Disk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk
Surveillance Station Maximum IP camera: 25 (total of 750 FPS at 720p, H.264) (Including two free camera licenses. Procurement of additional licenses is required.)
DLNA/UPnP Media Server DLNA certified, PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One support
Download Station Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Maximum concurrent download task: 30
Note Station Rich-text note organization with versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
Other packages Photo Station, Audio Station, iTunes Server, 3rd-party packages
Environment & Packaging:
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • DS416slim main unit
  • Welcome note
  • Accessory pack
  • AC power adapter
  • RJ-45 LAN cable x 2
Optional Accessories
  • Camera License Pack
  • VS360HD

*Model specifications are subject to change without notice. Please refer to www.synology.com for the latest information.
1 Performance figures may vary depending on environment, usage and configuration.

Performance:

4-bay NAS

Synology strives to enhance the performance of our NAS with every software update, even long after a product is launched. For enterprises and users that demand uncompromising performance from their servers, check the figures below to find the most suitable choice.

1GbE SMB - Sequential Throughput (64KB)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Read 366.47 225.27 226.07 226.02 226.29 112.94 223.31
Write 347.53 145.76 222.98 170.49 220.84 108.88 77.49

1GbE SMB - Sequential Throughput (64KB)

1GbE SMB - Sequential Throughput via Encrypted Shared Folder (64KB)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Read 361.42 151.18 226.05 224.78 226.09 112.78 86.7
Write 255.91 76.76 221.8 139.73 185.64 87.79 42.49

1GbE SMB - Sequential Throughput via Encrypted Shared Folder (64KB)

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer (3GB file x 1)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Windows Download 112.57 111.23 112.92 111.53 112.38 111.68 112.61
Windows Upload 111.8 109.04 111.41 110.89 111.23 100.99 77.81

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer (3GB file x 1)

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer (1MB file x 3000)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Windows Download 84.08 81.43 92.5 79.75 83.95 82.72 76.94
Windows Upload 62.43 57.48 66.62 56.97 64.77 56.65 47.01

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer (1MB file x 3000)

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer via Encrypted Shared Folder (3GB file x 1)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Windows Download 112.27 57.82 112.38 111.3 112.14 111.68 42.45
Windows Upload 107.2 40.75 111.34 96.24 104.3 86.19 26.99

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer via Encrypted Shared Folder (3GB file x 1)

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer via Encrypted Shared Folder (1MB file x 3000)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Windows Download 80.67 46.66 81.38 71.77 81.38 71.83 35.13
Windows Upload 40.21 25.91 41.52 38.87 42.62 37.99 17.48

1GbE SMB - Windows File Transfer via Encrypted Shared Folder (1MB file x 3000)

1GbE AFP - Mac File Transfer (3GB file x 1)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
AFP Download 94.51 93.79 94.42 93.25 93.61 94.16 94.12
AFP Upload 93.28 88.58 92.95 90.47 91.92 82.15 71.75

1GbE AFP - Mac File Transfer (3GB file x 1)

1GbE AFP - Mac File Transfer (1MB file x 3000)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
AFP Download 68.75 44.51 75.85 44.65 67.45 44.86 61.42
AFP Upload 55.4 57.92 65.22 58.32 64.2 54.96 47.3

1GbE AFP - Mac File Transfer (1MB file x 3000)

1GbE Web Server - HTML Response Efficiency

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Responses per second 52010.11 3333.06 63488.82 23824.99 39699.81 23430.09 18668.92

1GbE Web Server - HTML Response Efficiency

1GbE Web Server - PHP Response Efficiency

Model RS815(RP)+ RS816 DS918+ DS418 DS418play DS418j DS416slim
Responses per second 10934.26 5996.57 13690.33 8874.15 8457.31 5585.42 3317

1GbE Web Server - PHP Response Efficiency

NAS:

  • Operating System: DSM 6.1
  • Volume Type: RAID 5 (4 bay), RAID 1 (2 bay), Basic (1 bay)
  • Drives:
    • DS416slim: Fully loaded with Intel 535 Series 240GB SSDSC2BW240H6 SSD
    • Other models: Fully loaded with Seagate ST6000VN0001 6TB HDD
  • File System:
    • EXT4:
      • [1-bay] DS116, DS115j
      • [2-bay] RS217, DS216, DS216play, DS216j, DS216se
      • [4-bay] RS816, DS418, DS418j, DS416slim
    • Btrfs:
      • [2-bay] DS718+, DS218+
      • [4-bay] RS815(RP)+, DS918+, DS418play
  • 1GbE Network Environments:
    • For models with single 1GbE LAN port: MTU 1500; connected to 1 client PC via HP 2530-48G switch
    • For models with multiple 1GbE LAN ports: Link Aggregation is enabled for Sequential Throughput tests; MTU 1500; connected to client PCs via HP 2530-48G switch

Client PC:

  • 1GbE SMB Network Environments:
    • For NAS models with single 1GbE LAN port: Intel Core i7-3770 3.40GHz; 32GB DDR3-1866; RAMdisk with 14GB source partition and 14GB target partition; Intel Gigabit CT; MTU 1500; Windows 7 64-bit
    • For NAS models with multiple 1GbE LAN ports: Intel Core i7-3770 3.40GHz; 4GB DDR3-1600; Intel 520 (120GB) SSD x 2; striped volume; Intel Gigabit CT; MTU 1500; Windows 7 64-bit
  • IOMeter setting for Sequential Throughput tests: Continuously read from/write to a single 8GB file for 3 minutes; Block size: 64KB
  • 1GbE Web Server Network Environment:
    • Intel Core i7-6700 3.40GHz; 16GB DDR4-2133; Intel Gigabit CT; MTU 1500; Ubuntu 16.04
    • (html) wrk -t 8 -c [10-250] -d 60s -H "Host: benchmark" http://DS_IP/index.html
    • (php) wrk -t 8 -c [10-250] -d 60s -H "Host: benchmark"http://DS_IP/echo.php
  • 1GbE AFP Network Environment: Mac Mini; 2.3GHz 4 core Intel Core i7; 16GB DDR3-1600; RAMdisk with 7GB source partition and 4GB target partition; MTU 1500; OSX 10.9

Special Note:

  • Performance figures are achieved in the Synology lab by using very powerful client computers with optimized network settings, and could vary in different environments. Regular office desktop or notebook computers may not be able to reproduce these figures.

Documentation:

Download the Synology DiskStation DS416slim Datasheet  (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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Our Price: $335.00