Synology DiskStation DS1819+ (Review)

The DiskStation DS1819+ is Scalable 8-bay NAS for small- to medium-sized businesses, comes with Quad-core 2.1GHz with AES-NI hardware encryption engine.  It has a memory 4GB DDR4, capabilities up to 32GB. DS1819+ is highly Scalable Up to 18 drives with two DX517. DS1819+ has four built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports and one PCIe Gen3 x8 expansion slot (Support for failover and Link Aggregation), giving users more flexibility. The DS1819+ is handled by Synology’s DiskStation Manager(DSM), DSM 6.2.

DS1819+

Specifications

CPU
CPU Model Intel Atom C3538
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.1 GHz
Memory
System Memory 4GB DDR4
Memory Module Pre-installed 4GB (1 x 4GB)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 32GB (16GB x 2)
Storage
Drive Bays 8
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 18
Compatible Drive Type 3.5” SATA HDD
2.5” SATA HDD
2.5” SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 112TB (14TB drive x 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 252TB (112TB + 14TB drive x 10) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108TB
Hot Swappable Drive Yes
External Ports RJ-45 1 GbE LAN Port: 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port: 4
eSATA Port: 2
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)
Add-in-card support M2D18 – Dual M.2 SATA/NVMe SSD adapter card for SSD cache
PCIe Network Interface Card
File System
Internal Drives Btrfs
EXT4
External Drives Btrfs
EXT4
EXT3
FAT
NTFS
HFS+
exFAT (purchased separately)
System Fan (mm) 120 x 120 x 2 pcs
Noise Level 22.2 dB(A)
Power
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption 66.96 W (Access)
29.39 W (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Warranty 3-year Hardware Warranty

Design and Build

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1. Status indicator

2. Drive status indicator

3. Drive tray lock

4. USB 3.0 port

5. Power button and indicator

6. Drive tray

7. 1GbE RJ-45 port

8. Reset button9. eSATA port10. Power port

11. Fan

12. Kensington Security Slot

13. USB 3.0 port

14. M.2 NVMe SSD slot (bottom side)

 

 

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