High-performance and encryption engine
DS416slim boasts a dual-core CPU with a dedicated encryption engine and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. With link aggregation enabled, DS416slim delivers up to 194.21 MB/s in reading and 77.91 MB/s in writing. Reading through a single Gigabit LAN speed goes up to 112.14 MB/s.
Dual LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support
Equipped with dual LAN ports, DS416slim ensures continual network service in case one LAN connection fails, decreasing the risk of network downtime. Link Aggregation takes advantage of the dual LAN ports to enhance connection speeds beyond the limits of a single cable or port.
Painless disk installation and fast fan replacement
With the detachable fan module, DS416slim makes fan replacement or cleaning easier than ever. At the same time, the snap-in drive tray design allows for fast and neat disk installation. This makes it easy to keep DS416slim clean and running perfectly all the time.
Ultra-compact yet functional
DS416slim weighs less than 700 grams and can be be easily transported to serve as a local file and backup servers during off-site assignments. Despite its incredibly compact form factor, it can host up to 8TB of raw data and features two USB 3.0 ports for fast backup from external drives.
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 DS416slim. 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.
Ultimate file center
File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS416slim. 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, DS416slim 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.
The most compatible sharing
Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS416slim offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS416slim 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
Synology DS416slim 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 DS416slim automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your DS416slim 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.
Your files anywhere with cloud service
DS416slim 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.
Enjoy multimedia library
DS416slim 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 DS416slim, 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.
Stream content to your TV
DS416slim 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 DS416slim to your widescreen TV effortlessly.
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 DS416slim 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. DS416slim only consumes 11.63W in HDD Hibernation and 17.17W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS416slim 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.
|CPU Model||Marvell Armada 385 88F6820|
|CPU Frequency||Dual Core 1.0 GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine|
|System Memory||512 MB DDR3|
|Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)||
|Maximum Internal Raw Capacity||8 TB (2 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Maximum Single Volume Size||16 TB|
|Hot Swappable Drive|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)|
|USB 3.0 Port||2|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||120 mm x 105 mm x 142 mm|
|System Fan||60 mm x 60 mm x 1 pcs|
|Fan Speed Mode||
|Easy Replacement System Fan|
|Wireless Support (dongle)|
|Brightness adjustable front LED indicators|
|Noise Level*||20.3 dB(A)|
|Scheduled Power On/Off|
|Wake on LAN/WAN|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||30W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100V to 240V AC|
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|Power Consumption*||17.17 W (Access)
11.63 W (HDD Hibernation)
|British Thermal Unit||58.63 BTU/hr (Access)
39.71 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
|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|
|DSM Specifications ( See more )|
|Maximum Internal Volume Number||256|
|Maximum iSCSI Target Number||10|
|Maximum iSCSI LUN||10|
|Supported RAID Type||
|Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs||
|Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD||
|Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type||
|File Sharing Capacity|
|Maximum Local User Accounts||2048|
|Maximum Local Groups||256|
|Maximum Shared Folder||256|
|Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks||2|
|Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections||128|
|Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration|
|NFS Kerberos Authentication|
|Syslog Events per Second||100|
|Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)|
|Cloud Station Server|
|Maximum Concurrent File Transfers||128|
|Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks||30|
|exFAT Access (optional)|
|Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users||10|
|Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)||8 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)|
|Total FPS (H.264)*||300 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
150 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
100 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
40 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
|Total FPS (MJPEG)*||150 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
75 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
50 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
25 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
|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 Transcoding||Group 2 (See more)|
|Environment & Packaging|