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Synology DiskStation DS218play 2-Bay Multimedia Desktop NAS Server with 4K Ultra HD Transcoding and 2TB (2 x 1TB) WD RED Hard Drives - (NAS0453)

£346.30 inc VAT

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Ideal Entertainment Center with 4K Ultra HD Capability

Designed for multimedia enthusiasts, DS218play supports real-time transcoding of 4K Ultra HD source content. With the availability of centralized management, DS218play is ideal for fast file sharing and reliable backup for all types of devices.

Enjoy 4K videos on the go

Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS218play supports 4K live transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be instantly converted and played on TV, smartphone, and other media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats.

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., so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.

Main Features:

  • Ports: 1 x 1GbE (RJ45), 2 x USB 3.0
  • 2-bay NAS with optimal multimedia solution for home users
  • 4K video transcoding on the fly with 10 bit H.265 codec support2
  • Up to 112 MB/s and 112 MB/s sequential reading and writing throughput, respectively.1
  • Over 112 MB/s encrypted sequential reading throughput and 112 MB/s encrypted sequential writing throughput1
  • Powered by a 64-bit 1.4 GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Supports a single volume of over 20TB raw capacity
  • Supports up to 15 IP cameras


Hard Disk
Disk Capacity 2TB
Disk Size 3.5"
Drive Interface SATA III
CPU Family Realtek
Processor Number RTD1296
CPU Speed 1.4 GHz
Memory Size 1 GB
Memory Type DDR4
RAID Support Yes
Number of Bays 2
Supported Formats
Supported File System FAT,HFS+,NTFS,exFAT,ext3,ext4
RJ-45 Ports x 1
USB Ports x 2
Electrical Voltage 100 - 240 V
Electrical Power Consumption 60 W
Electrical Frequency 50 - 60 Hz
Case Colour Black
Width 100 mm
Depth 225.5 mm
Height 165 mm
Weight 870 g
Item Details
Manufacturer Synology
Part Number DS218PLAY/2TB-RED
EAN 5051868051722
Condition New