Synology DS416slim DiskStation

 

Overview

Small size, huge possibilities.

DS416slim is a 4-bay NAS server for 2.5" drives, aimed at home users and professionals in need of a compact, power-saving, easily transportable storage solution. Accommodating up to four disks, it provides all essential services to increase productivity at work or serve as a comprehensive media center solution.

High-performance and encryption engine

DS416slim boasts a dual-core CPU with a dedicated encryption engine and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. With link aggregation enabled, DS416slim delivers up to 194.21 MB/s in reading and 77.91 MB/s in writing. Reading through a single Gigabit LAN speed goes up to 112.14 MB/s.

Dual LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support

Equipped with dual LAN ports, DS416slim ensures continual network service in case one LAN connection fails, decreasing the risk of network downtime. Link Aggregation takes advantage of the dual LAN ports to enhance connection speeds beyond the limits of a single cable or port.

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.

Ultra-compact yet functional

DS416slim weighs less than 700 grams and can be be easily transported to serve as a local file and backup servers during off-site assignments. Despite its incredibly compact form factor, it can host up to 8TB of raw data and features two USB 3.0 ports for fast backup from external drives .

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.

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS416slim. 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.

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS416slim. 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, DS416slim 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.

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS416slim offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS416slim 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.

Backup data in multiple ways

Synology DS416slim 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 DS416slim automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS416slim 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.

Your files anywhere with cloud service

DS416slim 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.

Enjoy multimedia library

DS416slim provides you a central platform to organize, backup, and share photos, music, and video collections. Featuring a streamlined and sleek interface, Synology packages — Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station — let you build a seamless entertainment hub effortlessly. Since everything is saved on DS416slim, you can enjoy more customizable content arrangement, and no worries about extra monthly fees for storage capacity. Better yet, your digital collections can be shared with others via a simple link.

Stream content to your TV

DS416slim 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 DS416slim to your widescreen TV effortlessly.

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 DS416slim 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. DS416slim only consumes 11.63W in HDD Hibernation and 17.17W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS416slim 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.

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

Specifications

Hardware Specifications

CPU

CPU Model

Marvell Armada 385 88F6820

CPU Architecture

32-bit

CPU Frequency

Dual Core 1.0 GHz

Hardware Encryption Engine

Yes

Memory

System Memory

512 MB DDR3

Storage

Drive Bay(s)

4

Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)

2.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD (Up to 12.5mm drive height)

2.5" SATA III / SATA II 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

Yes

External Ports

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

RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port

2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)

Wake on LAN/WAN

Yes

System Fan

60 mm x 60 mm x 1 pcs

Fan Speed Mode

Cool Mode

Quiet Mode

Low-power Mode

Easy Replacement System Fan

Yes

Wireless Support (dongle)

Yes

Brightness adjustable front LED indicators

Yes

Power Recovery

Yes

Noise Level*

20.3 dB(A) 

Scheduled Power On/Off

Yes

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) 

British Thermal Unit

58.63 BTU/hr (Access) 

39.71 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation) 

Environment Temperature

Operating Temperature

5C to 40C (40F to 104F)

Storage Temperature

-20C to 60C (-5F to 140F)

Relative Humidity

5% to 95% RH

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: 23.6C; Humidity: 58.2%.

DSM Specifications ( See more )

Storage Management

Maximum Internal Volume Number

256

Maximum iSCSI Target Number

10

Maximum iSCSI LUN

10

Supported RAID Type

Synology Hybrid RAID

Basic

JBOD

RAID 0

RAID 1

RAID 5

RAID 6

RAID 10

RAID Migration

Basic to RAID 1

Basic to RAID 5

RAID 1 to RAID 5

RAID 5 to RAID 6

Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs

Synology Hybrid RAID

RAID 1

RAID 5

RAID 6

Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD

Synology Hybrid RAID

RAID 5

JBOD

Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type

Synology Hybrid RAID

RAID 1

RAID 5

File Sharing Capacity

Maximum Local User Accounts

2048

Maximum Local Groups

256

Maximum Shared Folder

256

Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks

2

Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections

128

Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration

Yes

NFS Kerberos Authentication

Yes

Log Center

Syslog Events per Second

100

Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)

Chat

Maximum Users

10

Notes

The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.

CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.

For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.

Cloud Station Server

Maximum Concurrent File Transfers

128

Download Station

Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks

30

exFAT Access (optional)

Yes

HiDrive Backup

Yes

Media Server

Yes

DLNA Certification

Yes

Office

Maximum Users

10

Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users

10

Notes

CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.

For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.

Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM

Surveillance Station

Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)

8 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)

Total FPS (H.264)*

300 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 

150 FPS @ 1080p (19201080) 

100 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 

40 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)

Total FPS (MJPEG)*

150 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 

75 FPS @ 1080p (19201080) 

50 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 

25 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)

Notes

Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.

Video Station

Video Transcoding

Group 2 (See more)

VPN Server

Maximum Connections

5

Environment & Packaging

Environment

RoHS Compliant

Packaging Content

Main Unit X 1

Welcome Note X 1

Accessory Pack X 1

AC Power Adapter X 1

RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2

Optional Accessories

Surveillance Device License Pack

VS360HD

 

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