DiskStation DS416play

Bringing the next-level of user experience to homes and creative professionals

The four-bay NAS server, equipped with a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor with a burst frequency up to 2.48 GHz, is a high-performance storage and application server built for home users and creative professionals to store even the largest collection of photos and videos in one place.

DS416play

4K video transcoding, watch videos on any device

DS416play features single channel 4K Ultra HD or triple-channel 1080p full HD video transcoding on the fly, allowing users to effortlessly convert media files to the right formats for playback on different devices. DS416play supports a wider selection of file formats, making it easier for users to stream favorite movies from their NAS to Apple TV, DLNA devices, mobile devices, and computers. Learn more

Accomplish more with blazing fast performance

Powered by a dual-core processor and AES-NI encryption engine, DS416play achieves faster processing performance exceeding 225 MB/s reading and 186 MB/s writing, while delivering an accelerated encrypted performance at 224 MB/s reading and 142 MB/s writing. Dual gigabit LAN offers failover support ensuring service continuity during unexpected LAN failure.

Safeguard your precious moments with massive storage capacity

The high capacity DS416play, supporting up to 40TB raw capacity, is the perfect destination for backing up huge collections of high resolution photos and videos –preserve all your irreplaceable memories in one safe place.

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.Learn more

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS416play. 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, DS416play 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. Learn more

Your files anywhere with cloud service

DS416play 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. Learn more

Stream content to your TV

DS416play 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 DS416play to your widescreen TV effortlessly. Learn more

Samsung TV
Apple TV
Chromecast
Roku

Enjoy multimedia library

DS416play 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 DS416play, 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. Learn more

Photo Station
Video Station
Audio Station

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 DS416play 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. Learn more

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS416play. 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. Learn more

Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS416play only consumes 12.5W in HDD Hibernation and 29W 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 power consumption figures may vary on different environments.

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  1. Performance figures may vary depending on environment, usage and configuration.
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Celeron N3060
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.6 burst up to 2.48 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Hardware Transcoding Engine H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30
Memory
System Memory 1 GB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 4
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 40 TB (10 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
External Ports
USB 3.0 Port 3
File System
Internal Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
External Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 165 mm x 203 mm x 233.2 mm
Weight 2.04 kg
Others
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Wireless Support (dongle)
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 19.4 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 29 W (Access)
12.5 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 99.02 BTU/hr (Access)
42.68 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).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 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 ( See more )
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
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
SSD Support
SSD TRIM
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum Local User Accounts 2048
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 4
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 256
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 400
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)
Chat
Maximum Users 200
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 256
Download Station
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
exFAT Access (optional)
HiDrive Backup
Media Server
DLNA Certification
Office
Maximum Users 200
Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users 80
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
Snapshot Replication
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 256
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 4096
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 25 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 750 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
300 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
165 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
100 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 300 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
120 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
91 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
60 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 4K Group 1 (See more)
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 1 channel, 30 FPS @ 4K (4096 x 2160), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC) or 3 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/H.265 (HEVC)/MPEG-2/VC-1
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 20
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit 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 2
Optional Accessories
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • VS360HD
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Windows AD Domain Integration Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
HDD Management
  • HDD Hibernation
  • S.M.A.R.T.
  • Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping
Security
  • FTP over SSL/TLS
  • IP Auto-Block
  • Firewall
  • Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync
  • HTTPS Connection
Utilities Synology Assistant
Supported Clients
  • Windows 7 or above
  • Mac OS X 10.10 or above
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Safari 8 or later
  • Safari (iOS 7.0 or later on iPad)
  • Chrome (Android 4.0 on tablets)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文

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