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DiskStation DS1618+
High-performance and 6-bay NAS ideal for tackling multi-tasking challenges

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Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System
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DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 24TB Capacity
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36TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 36TB Capacity
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48TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 48TB Capacity
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60TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 60TB Capacity
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  • Seagate Ironwolf 10TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 60TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 10TB)
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Overview:

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.


CPU

Quad-core 2.1GHz
 

RAM options

4GB DDR4 SODIMM, expandable up to 32GB

High Performance

2,037 MB/s sequential reading
 


Ultimate Backup Solution

DS1618+ integrates various backup applications into an intuitive user interface, offering durable storage technologies to safeguard your valuable data on any device.


Active Backup for Business

Active Backup for Business

Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.

Hyper Backup

Hyper Backup

Comprehensively back up your data to a local shared folder, an external device, another Synology NAS, an rsync server, or a public cloud to ensure data safety.

Drive Package

Drive Package

Safeguard your computer with Synology Drive Client. Effortlessly perform real-time data backups and point-in-time file recovery.

Active Backup for Office 365 / G Suite

Active Backup for Office 365 / G Suite

Protect corporate data stored on the cloud. On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing.


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.



Btrfs: Next generation storage efficiency

The Btrfs file system introduces cutting-edge storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.

btrf file system

Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders

Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots

File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible

Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention


Ultimate file management and sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and file sharing. For complete compatibility, DS1618Plus supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.

btrf file system

Access Files Seamlessly

Access and sync your files seamlessly

Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.

  • Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.
  • Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.
  • Back up your data: Protect your files with scheduled backups or in real-time.


Features:

Multimedia

Multimedia

Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.

Hyper Backup

Hyper Backup

Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.

Desktop Backup

Desktop Backup

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

Snapshot Replication

Snapshot Replication

Schedulable and instantaneous data protection of shared folders and iSCSI LUNs for quick disaster recovery.

Surveillance Station

Surveillance Station

Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

Security

Security

Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to protect your devices against evolving


Physical Features:

Physical Features

Specifications:


DiskStation DS 1618+ Hardware Specifications

CPU

CPU Model Intel Atom C3538
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency 4-core 2.1 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)

Memory

System Memory 4 GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 4 GB (4 GB x 1)
Total Memory Slots 2
Maximum Memory Capacity 32 GB (16 GB x 2)
Notes
  • For more information on memory upgrade limitations, visit here.
  • 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.
  • For more information on the recommended memory configurations, visit here.
  • 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.

Storage

Drive Bays 6
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 16 (DX517 x 2)
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* 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
Notes
  • "Compatible drive type" indicates 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 expandable up to 108TB.

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)

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
Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 23.7 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On / Off
Wake on LAN / WAN
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 is 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-year hardware warranty, extendable to 5-year coverage - EW201
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

Documentation:

Download the Synology DiskStation DS1618+ Datasheet  (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

Synology Products
Synology DiskStation
Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System
#DS1618+
Our Price: $749.99
Synology Recommended Bundles
12TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 12TB Capacity
Includes:
  • Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System, 4GB RAM
  • Seagate Ironwolf 2TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 12TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 2TB)
#DS1618+-6-2000
Our Price: $1,271.93
Contact Us for the lowest pricing!
24TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 24TB Capacity
Includes:
  • Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System, 4GB RAM
  • Seagate Ironwolf 4TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 24TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 4TB)
#DS1618+-6-4000
Our Price: $1,415.93
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36TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 36TB Capacity
Includes:
  • Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System, 4GB RAM
  • Seagate Ironwolf 6TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 36TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 6TB)
#DS1618+-6-6000
Our Price: $1,727.93
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48TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 48TB Capacity
Includes:
  • Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System, 4GB RAM
  • Seagate Ironwolf 8TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 48TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 8TB)
#DS1618+-6-8000
Our Price: $2,045.93
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60TB Bundle
DS1618+ (4GB RAM) 60TB Capacity
Includes:
  • Synology DiskStation DS1618+ 6 Bay SAN/NAS Storage System, 4GB RAM
  • Seagate Ironwolf 10TB SATA HDD 3.5 in., 60TB Capacity (QTY 6 X 10TB)
#DS1618+-6-10000
Our Price: $2,513.93
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