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Featuring dual-core processor and rich add-on applications, the Synology DS416j four-bay NAS is aimed at home and personal users who want a fast and easy-to-use NAS solution for protecting and sharing data, syncing files, and steaming multimedia content, all at an affordable price.
Dual-core CPU with a Hardware Encryption Engine
Equipped with a dual-core CPU, DS416j delivers average reading speed over 112.82 MB/sec and writing over 101.2 MB/sec under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment, a 37.33% increase on writing speed compared to its predecessor*. In addition, with the encryption engine, DS416j runs at an increased performance level when compared to a pure software encryption implementation.
* Performance figures may vary depending on environment, usage and configuration.
Built-In Floating-Point Unit Enhances Multimedia Processing
Powered by a built-in floating-point unit, DS416j brings an optimal multimedia experience to home and personal users. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail creation when uploading large amounts of photos or videos.
USB 3.0 Accelerates Transfer Rates
DS416j comes with a USB 3.0 port to connect to various kinds of external storage devices, while ensuring fast and efficient file transfer speeds. Support for USB 3.0 offers transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps (about 10 times faster than USB 2.0), meaning it takes less time to transfer data to external hard drives, while also consuming less power.
Thoughtful Four-Level Brightness Control for Front LEDs
Equipped with flexible LED indicators, DS416j’s front LEDs can provide comfortable brightness by controlling and scheduling its four-stage brightness, letting you flexibly decide the intensity of the front LEDs according to environment needs.
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.
The Most Compatible Sharing
Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms as DS416j offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS416j 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.
Effective Backup Solution
Synology DS416j can serve as a centralized backup target. Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station Backup. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to DS416j automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS416j to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon S3, Glacier cloud service, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. Synology Hyper Backup allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only the specific data block that has been changed between versions.
DLNA Certified Media Server
As a DLNA Certified DMS (Digital Media Server), DS416j 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, DS416j 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 DS416j using DS audio and designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.
Stream Content to Your TV
DS416j 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 DS416j to your widescreen TV effortlessly.
Your Files Anywhere with Cloud Service
DS416j 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.
Connect Your Data Quickly and Easily
Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS416j. 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.
Get Mobility with a Variety of 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 DS416j 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.
Eco-Friendly NAS Server
All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS416j only consumes 12.75W in HDD Hibernation and 21.6W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS416j keeps the system running cool 24/7, while its noise dampening design makes it quieter than PC counterparts. 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.