DS418

DiskStation DS418

Powerful 4-bay NAS for home and office users

Versatile NAS server for centralized file storage and real-time 4K H.265 video transcoding

Synology DS418 comes with a new 64-bit quad-core processor, delivering excellent data transfer speed, large storage volume management, and 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding on the fly.

CPU
Quad-core 1.4GHz

Network
Dual 1GbE LAN ports

Memory
2GB DDR4

Fast Performance
Over 226 MB/s and 170 MB/s sequential reading and writing

Synchronize files across your devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices and other Synology NAS. “Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space.

Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment. Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity. Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click. Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets.

4K Multimedia Server

Access and stream your favorite 4K content anywhere, anytime. DS418 supports 10-bit 4K H.265 online transcoding. With Video Station and DS video, you can convert and play 4K videos from any computer, mobile device, or other media players that don’t support Ultra HD formats.

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.

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 secure, customizable address, so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Internet-connected device with no additional charge.

Surveillance Station

Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

Desktop Backup

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

Public Cloud Integration

Backup and synchronize data easily between your public cloud accounts and your NAS.

DSM UI

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

Security

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

Multimedia

Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback

Hardware Specifications  
CPU  
CPU Model Realtek RTD1296
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 1.4 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine Yes
Hardware Transcoding Engine 10-bit H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30
Memory  
System Memory 2 GB DDR4
Storage  
Drive Bays 4
Compatible Drive Type  
  3.5″ SATA HDD
  2.5″ SATA HDD
  2.5″ SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 40 TB (10 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive Yes
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*
Appearance  
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 199 mm x 223 mm
Weight 2.28 kg
Others  
System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode Full-Speed Mode
  Cool Mode
  Quiet Mode
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators Yes
Power Recovery Yes
Noise Level* 20.9 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 26.49 W (Access)
  8.78 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 90.39 BTU/hr (Access)
  29.96 BTU/hr (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
  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 WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
DSM Specifications  
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