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Designed for home and personal users, DS215j is a 2-bay NAS server featuring a dual-core CPU and rich features. Enjoy effortless data sharing and backup, multimedia streaming, and cloud synchronization without exceeding your budget. Your own cloud starts here.
Dual-core CPU brings a speedy private cloud server
Equipped with a dual-core CPU, DS215j delivers average reading speed over 111.41 MB/sec and writing over 87.49 MB/sec, a 19.4% gain on writing speed compared to its predecessor.1 Enjoy faster data transfers, fast backup, as well as smoother cloud synchronization.
Built-in floating-point unit enhances multimedia processing
DS215j brings an optimal multimedia experience to home users. Powered by a built-in floating-point unit, DS215j speeds up thumbnail processing to enhance your photo viewing experience and transcodes audio tracks into MP3 format on demand to reduce streaming bandwidth.
Ultimate file center
File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS215j. 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, DS215j 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.
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.
Backup data in multiple ways
DS215j 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.
The most compatible sharing
Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS215j offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS215j 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.
Connect your data quickly and easily
Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS215j. 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.
Your files anywhere with cloud service
DS215j 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.
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 DS215j 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.
DLNA Certified® media server
As a DLNA Certified® DMS (Digital Media Server), DS215j 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, DS215j 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 DS215j using DS audio and designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.
Home surveillance, accessible for all
With the Surveillance Station add-on package and two free IP camera licenses, DS215j serves as your home surveillance hub. Simply connect multiple IP cameras to the home network, pair them with DS215j, 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.
Eco-friendly NAS server
All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS215j only consumes 5.28W in HDD Hibernation and 13.42W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS215j 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.
|CPU Model||Marvell Armada 375 88F6720|
|CPU Frequency||Dual Core 800 MHz|
|System Memory||512 MB DDR3|
|Maximum Internal Raw Capacity||16 TB (8 TB HDD X 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|USB 3.0 Port||1|
|Size (Height X Width X Depth)||165 mm X 100 mm X 225.5 mm|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||1|
|System Fan||92 mm X 92 mm X 1 pcs|
|Noise Level||18.5 dB(A)|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||60W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100V to 240V AC|
|Power Consumption||13.42 W (Access)
5.28 W (HDD Hibernation)
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|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|
- Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Sequential Throughput (64KB)
Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Sequential IOPS (4KB)
Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Windows Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)
Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - AES 256-bit Sequential Throughput (64KB)
Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (1MB x 5000 files)
Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (5GB file)
Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)
Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (5GB file)
Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (1MB x 5000 files)
Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Web Server Response Time
Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (5GB file)
Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)
Download the Synology DiskStation DS215j Datasheet (PDF).