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Synology DiskStation DS223 2GB RAM with 20TB Installed Storage 2 Bay SATA Desktop NAS Storage

SKU: DS223/8TB-HAT3300 Quickfind Code: 1914103
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  • Total Storage Capacity: 8GB
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Controller type: Serial ATA
  • Raid Level: 0,1,JBOD

Synology DS223
SKU: DS223/8TB-HAT3300
Description: Synology DS223 2GB RAM with 20TB Installed Storage 2 Bay SATA Desktop NAS Storage



The Synology DS223 2-Bay NAS device has all the tools you need to create an intuitive and secure platform to centralise, organise, and share your data. Leverage the licence-free, built-in solutions available in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) to create your own private cloud, access files from any device, and work efficiently on business projects with clients and collaborators.

  • Bundled with 8TB of storage capacity (includes 2 x 4TB Synology HAT3300 Plus Series HDDs).
  • Consolidate up to 36TB of data with 100% data ownership and multi-platform access.
  • Share files and media in a breeze, and keep clients and collaborators on the same page.
  • Back up your media library or business document repository to a variety of destinations.
  • Protect what matters by keeping an eye on your home with flexible monitoring tools.

Synology HAT3300 Plus Series Hard Drives
This device includes Synology HAT3300 Plus Series drives which are designed to meet the reliability, endurance, and performance requirements of 24/7 storage in Synology small and medium-sized business storage systems.

  • Model Number: HAT3300-4T
  • Capacity: 4TB
  • Speed: 5400RPM
  • Cache: 256MB
  • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch

Storage Hub With Anytime, Anywhere Access
Move away from data scattered across devices. Your Synology NAS can serve as a go-to platform to securely and conveniently store any type of data with comprehensive and intuitive file access and management tools.

  • Enable QuickConnect to access your NAS directly from web browsers without configuring complex port forwarding rules.
  • Browse and manage your files from any browser with Synology Drive, or access familiarly from the local network using common network protocols.
  • Keep your shots and clips organised using Synology Photos’ smart sorting functions.
  • Deploy your Synology NAS as edge storage by fitting it easily into the existing network infrastructure thanks to Windows AD and LDAP integration.

Collaboration and Synchronisation Platform
Make it easy to share documents and digital memories with family and friends, and boost productivity while working in a team or with your clients.

  • Build a private data cloud for easy file management and sharing across all platforms, and keep the content of two Synology systems in sync with Synology Drive.
  • Maintain a reduced local footprint by streaming data on demand from a central data repository through the cloud with Hybrid Share.
  • Synchronise data from and to popular cloud storage platforms with Synology Cloud Sync.
  • Share media with family, friends, or collaborators through the privacy focused sharing options in Synology Photos.

Flexible Data Protection Options
Synology DSM comes equipped with a complete host of backup solutions available at no extra cost.

  • Leverage Synology Drive to protect data from ransomware attacks or accidental deletion with real-time or scheduled backups of your PC folders.
  • Safeguard photos and videos taken on mobile devices by automatically creating remote copies with Synology Drive or Synology Photos.
  • Efficiently back up your entire Synology NAS or select folders to multiple destinations using Hyper Backup.
  • Store backups on C2 Storage, a dedicated and secure cloud destination powered by Synology C2.
  • Take NAS protection to the next level with Snapshot Replication by creating point-in-time copies of shared folders that can be replicated to other Synology systems and rapidly restored.

Private Video Surveillance
Synology Surveillance Station transforms any Synology system into a powerful network video recorder (NVR).

  • 8,300+ supported camera models.
  • ONVIF support for a broader selection of cameras.
  • Private, subscription-free storage of recordings.
  • Access through web browsers, desktop clients, or mobile apps.
  • Event-based rules to trigger specific actions.
  • Email, SMS, and push notification options.
  • Dual recording to the cloud with C2 Surveillance for online access and convenient sharing

****Please check Synology's compatibility list as some drive compatibility is firmware-dependent.

  • CPU Model: Realtek RTD1619B
  • CPU Quantity: 1
  • CPU Architecture: 64-bit
  • CPU Frequency: 4-core 1.7 GHz
  • Hardware Encryption Engine: Yes
  • System Memory: 2GB DDR4 non-ECC
  • Drive Bays: 2 - Bundled with 8TB of storage capacity (includes 2 x 4TB Synology HAT3300 Plus Series HDDs).
  • Compatible Drive Type: 3.5-inch SATA HDD / 2.5-inch SATA SSD
  • Hot Swappable Drive: Yes
  • Internal Drives: Btrfs / EXT4
  • External Drives: Btrfs / EXT4 / EXT3 / FAT / NTFS / HFS+ / exFAT
  • Fan Speed Mode: Full-Speed Mode / Cool Mode / Quiet Mode
  • Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators: Yes

***Note: Please check Synology's compatibility list as some drive compatibility is firmware-dependent. "Compatible drive type" indicates drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.

  • Power Recovery: Yes
  • Noise Level: 14.6 dB(A)
  • Scheduled Power On / Off: Yes
  • Wake on LAN / WAN: Yes
  • Power Supply Unit / Adapter: 60 W
  • AC Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Power Frequency: 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
  • Power Consumption: 17.343 W (Access) / 4.08 W (HDD Hibernation)
  • British Thermal Unit: 59.19 BTU/hr (Access) / 13.92 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
  • 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
  • Certification: FCC / CE / BSMI / VCCI / RCM / UKCA / EAC / CCC / KC
  • Environment: RoHS Compliant
  • Maximum Single Volume Size: 108TB
  • Maximum Internal Volume Number: 64
  • SSD TRIM: Yes
  • Supported RAID Type: Synology Hybrid RAID / Basic / JBOD / RAID 0 / RAID 1
  • RAID Migration: Basic to RAID 1
  • Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs: Synology Hybrid RAID / RAID 1
  • Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD: Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Maximum Concurrent SMB/AFP/FTP Connections: 200
  • Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration: Yes
  • NFS Kerberos Authentication: Yes

***Usable capacity for each volume will be lower than the maximum volume size and is dependent on the filesystem and the amount of system metadata stored. Actual maximum storage pool and volume sizes depend on drive sizes used, the number of drive bays available, and the RAID configuration.
***The testing standard was based on the maximum number of concurrent connections supported by this model. During the testing, 25% of the connections were used to transfer files concurrently. The transfer process guaranteed that the connections were not interrupted; the minimum transfer speed was not guaranteed.

  • Maximum Local User Accounts: 1,024
  • Maximum Local Groups: 256
  • Maximum Shared Folder: 256
  • Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks: 4
  • Hybrid Share Folder Number: 5
  • Syslog Events per Second: 400
  • Networking Protocols: SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV
  • Supported Browsers: Google Chrome / Firefox / Microsoft Edge / Safari
  • Supported Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Poland, Hungarian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Europe), Turkish, Czech, Thai, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified)
  • Synology Chat: Yes
  • Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks: 80
  • Maximum iSCSI Target Number: 10
  • Maximum LUN: 10
  • LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX: Yes
  • DLNA Compliance: Yes
  • Facial Recognition: Yes
  • Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder: 256
  • Maximum of System Snapshots: 4096
  • Maximum IP cam (Licences required): 20 (including 2 Free Licence)
  • Total FPS (H.264): 600 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) / 460 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080) / 300 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) / 150 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) / 110 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
  • Total FPS (H.265): 600 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) / 500 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080) 400 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) / 350 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) / 200 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
  • Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients: 200 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)
  • Recommended Number of Hosted Files: 500,000 (applies to files indexed or hosted by Synology Drive. For file access through other standard protocols, refer to the File Services section above)
  • Maximum Users: 200
  • Video Station: Yes
  • Maximum Connections: 20

***Maximum IP cameras and FPS figures are tested with the device fully populated with drives and under a continuous recording setup. Actual system capabilities may differ depending on system configuration, drive performance, number of features enabled, and if additional workloads are present.
***Exceeding the recommended numbers above will not block application operations, but may result in longer response time. Btrfs file system and non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
***Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously. Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM

What's In the Box:

  • 1 x DS223 Enclosure
  • 2 x Synology HAT3300 Plus Series HDD
  • 1 x Accessory Pack
  • 1 x AC Power Adapter
  • 1 x AC Power Cord
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN Cable
  • 1 x Quick Installation Guide
Key Specification
Host Connectivity Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity 8GB
The Processor is essentially the brain of your PC. It processes and manages absolutely everything your PC does, so a faster processor results in a faster computer.
Storage Controller 0,1,JBOD
Networking Ethernet
RAM stands for Random Access Memory, in other words it is your PCs short-term memory. RAM helps your PC's operating system run more quickly, therefore the more RAM you have, the more you can multi-task, such as streaming while switching between a Word file.

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