DiskStation DS213j

Your own cloud entertainment starts here

Designed for small offices and home use, DS213j is a budget-friendly 2-bay NAS server providing a solution for file storage, sharing, data protection, and multimedia streaming. With ideal performance and low power consumption, DS213j helps create your perfect personal cloud.

Ideal performance brings optimal home multimedia experience

With a RAID 1 configuration in a Windows® environment, DS213j delivers read and write speeds of over 100 MB/sec and 70 MB/sec respectively, allowing you to share an entire Blu-ray quality video in less than 3 minutes.

Floating-point unit CPU enhances multimedia processing

DS213j is equipped with a built-in floating-point unit CPU which speeds up thumbnail processing to enhance photo viewing at different resolutions, while the ample 512MB RAM ensures maximum speed when running multiple multimedia applications.

DLNA Certified® media server

As a DLNA Certified® DMS (Digital Media Server), DS213j 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, DS213j 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 DS213j using DS audio to designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.

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 DS213j. 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.

5 great reasons you will love Synology QuickConnectQuickConnectDDNS
Customizable IDVV
Skip network configuration VX
Eliminate port forwardingVX
Open to all usersVX
Works without public IP addressVX

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature to share and manage your files stored on DS213j. Just drag-n-drop and you can upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos. You can reach your files on mobile devices via DS file - a dedicated mobile app for file access, management, and sharing. HTTPS, SSL/TSL encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet at a high security level.

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS213j offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS213j 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

No worries about data loss. DS213j is the perfect backup destination for your data, as it supports Windows Backup for Windows users, whereas Mac users enjoy native Time Machine support. You can choose your backup destination to not only be local hard disks, but also connected USB storage devices. Additionally, Backup & Replication allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while still 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

DS213j 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 files between Google Drive, Dropbox, Baidu and DiskStation - establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss.

Enjoy multimedia library

DS213j 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 DS213j, you can enjoy more customizable content arrangement and sharing privileges, and no worries about extra monthly fees for storage capacity.

Audio Station
Photo Station
Video Station

Stream content to your TV

DS213j 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 DS213j to your widescreen TV effortlessly.

Samsung TV
Chromecast
Apple TV
Roku

Get mobility with our apps

Synology offers versatile mobile apps - 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 DS213j with smartphones and tablets. QuickConnect brings you an easy 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. DS213j only consumes 3.65W in HDD Hibernation and 19.82W in access. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on and off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. 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 performance figures vary on different environments.

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  1. The performance figures vary on different environments.
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Marvell Armada 370
CPU Frequency 1.2 GHz
Floating Point
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 2
Compatible Drive Type
  • 3.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
  • 2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD (with optional 2.5" Disk Holder)
  • 2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) SSD (with optional 2.5" Disk Holder)
Max. Internal Capacity 12 TB (6 TB HDD X 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) (See All Supported HDD)
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 2
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Appearance
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 165 mm X 100 mm X 225.5 mm
Weight 0.91 kg
Others
LAN Number (RJ45) Gigabit X 1
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 92 mm X 92 mm X 1 pcs
Easy Replacement System Fan
Wireless Support (dongle)
Noise Level 17 dB(A)
Power Recovery
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 65W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption 19.82W (Access)
3.65W (HDD Hibernation)
Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Warranty 2 Years
Notes
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS 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: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications
Storage Management
Max File System Size 16 TB
Max Internal Volume Number 256
Max iSCSI Target Number 10
Max iSCSI LUN 10
Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
RAID Migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
File Sharing Capacity
Max User Accounts 512
Max Groups 128
Max Shared Folder 256
Max Shared Folder Sync Tasks 2
Max Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 64
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 100
Notes
  • The Max File System size (or the Max Volume size) doesn't equal to the Max Internal Capacity, which is limited by the aggregated space of installed drives.
Add-on Packages (See more)
Antivirus Essential
Audio Station
Cloud Station
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 64
Cloud Sync
Directory Server
DNS Server
Download Station
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 30
Glacier Backup
HiDrive Backup
iTunes Server
Java Manager
Mail Server
Mail Station
Media Server
DLNA Certification
Photo Station
RADIUS Server
Surveillance Station
Max IP cam (Licenses required) 5 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264) 150 FPS @ 720p (1280x800)
60 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
40 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
30 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG) 90 FPS @ 720p (1280x800)
54 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
36 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
20 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Time Backup
Maximum Task Number 1
Video Station
Video Transcoding Group 2 (See more)
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 5
3rd Party Packages (See more)
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation Disc X 1
  • Welcome Note X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Adapter X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Remote
  • Camera License Pack
  • Disk Holder: Type C
  • VS240HD