Synology DiskStation DS218play Gigabit NAS, 2 x 3.5in Drive Bays (no drives)

£482.59 + vat

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Synology DiskStation DS218play is a Gigabit Ethernet Network Attached storage device, optimised for high quality video delivery it is also an excellent general purpose backup and archive device.

This is the unpopulated device, with 2 empty 3.5in SATA bays for you to fit your own drives into. You can see drives we recommend here.

Ideal Entertainment Centre with 4K Ultra HD Capability

Designed for multimedia enthusiasts, DS218play supports real-time transcoding of 4K Ultra HD source content. With the availability of centralised management, DS218play is ideal for fast file sharing and reliable backup for all types of devices.

Enjoy 4K videos on the go

Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS218play supports 4K live transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be instantly converted and played on TV, smartphone, and other media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats.

Multimedia powerhouse

Access your multimedia content anytime, anywhere with an intuitive web-based interface.

  • Video Station

    Video Station lets you easily manage and organise movies, TV shows, and home videos, and stream to other computers, smartphones, and media players.

  • Photo Station

    Photo Station allows you to effectively organise and share photos and albums, while easily communicating with others using labels, comments, and more.

  • Audio Station

    Audio Station is your personal music centre, designed to intelligently sort and organise your audio files, and stream to Google Cast enabled devices easily. Audio Station supports lossless formats ensuring pristine audio quality.

Seamless integration with your mobile devices

Synology mobile applications are designed to allow quick and secure access to your data wherever you are.

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 simple customisable address (e.g., so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Mac/Windows/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.


  • Height: 165 mm
  • Width: 100 mm
  • Depth: 225.5 mm

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