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Synology DS416j NAS


The Synology DS416j was announced at CES 2016. This 4 bay NAS from one of the leading vendors is targeted at home and personal use, but dont sell it short. Lets take a look at what this unit has to offer.

Package Contents:

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Aside from the NAS itself you have the power supply, a network cable, and a quick start guide. All of the hardware to mount the drives is included as well.

Abridged Specifications:

  • Marvell Armada 388 88F6828
  • 32-bit
  • Dual Core 1.3Ghz
  • Floating Point
  • Hardware Encryption Engine
  •  512 MB DDR3
  •  4 Drive Bays
  • Drive Compatibility
    • 3.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
    • 2.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
    • 2.5″ SATA III / SATA II SSD
  • Max Raw Capacity
    • 32 TB (8 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
  • Max Single Volume Size
    • 16TB
 External Ports
  •  1x USB 2.0 Port
  • 1x USB 3.0 Port
 File System
  • Internal Drives
    • EXT4
  • External Drives
    • EXT4
    • EXT3
    • FAT
    • NTFS
    • HFS+
 Other Info
  •  RJ-45 1GbE Lan Port
  • Wake on LAN/WAN
  • 2x 80mm System fan
  • Fan SPeed Modes
    • Cool Mode
    • Quiet Mode
    • Low-Power Mode
  • Brightness adjustable LED Indicators
  • Noise Level 19.1 dB(A)
  • Scheduled Power On/Off
  • 2 years

While this unit is targeted at home and personal use, it still has the blood and genetics that all of Synologys products share. The full system specifications can be found Here.

Here are some Highlights:

  • CPU: Marvell Armada 388 Dual Core 1.3Ghz
  • Ram: 512Mb DDR3
  • Hardware Encryption Engine
  • Max Drive Size Supported: 8Tb
  • Noise Level: 19.1dB
  • Operating System: DSM 5.2
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