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Synology DS415play

Synology DS415play
alaScore 94

138 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews of Synology DS415play. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical reviews about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Synology DS415play is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Synology DS415play

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Synology DS415play from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design. The usability also gets good reviews, but the reliability and size get mixed comments.

usability, design

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Synology DS415Play DiskStation 4 Bay 12TB (4x 3TB) Network Attached StorageSynology DS415Play DiskStation 4 Bay 12TB (4x 3TB) Network Attached Storage

Dec, 2018

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Gordon Kelly (trustedreviews.com)

Synology DiskStation DS415play

 

The media lover's four-bay NAS of choice transcodes files on the fly

Smart, minimalist design ; Smooth, well synchronised transcoding ; Intuive setup and stylish UI

Much faster four bay rivals ; Slight price premium

During the setup DSM checks for the latest firmware and lets you specify your username, password and RAID type. It will also automatically configure ‘QuickConnect’ for remote access to your NAS’s content and offers a tutorial once you hit the desktop....

Aug, 2014

Expert review by (t3.com)

Synology DS415play NAS drive review

 

Is this the NAS you're looking for?

Huge storage capacity ; Great software ; Unit design

Plasticky build quality ; DSM is browser access only

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Synology DS415play review

 

Network attached storage is as useful ever - and in the DS415play's case better than ever, too

Four bays for really massive storage ; Great, simple UI ; Loads of apps ; Continuous support from Synology and user community

Will be overkill for many households

Don't let the name fool you - this NAS device takes "play" very seriously

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : John Taylor (techadvisor.co.uk)

Synology DS415play NAS review

 

This is the new DS415play netword-attached storage (NAS drive) unit from Synology. The Play series is designed to fill a gap in the Synology lineup, to cater for home users.

Synology's RRP for the DS415play is £372 and at that price or the inevitably lower real shop prices the company should have a winner on its hands. The competing QNAP TS-469L is faster and has better specifications but is over £100 more expensive. When...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (cnet.co.uk)

Synology announces DiskStation DS415play, shipping August

 

Next month, Synology will ship the new DS415play designed to handle full-HD media streaming with built-in media transcoding capability.

Expert review by : John Taylor (techworld.com)

Synology DS415play NAS review:

 

The DS415play is a NAS drive aimed at home users that includes a hardware transcoding engine for 1080p video for streaming video to your TV or mobile device. Here's our Synology DS415play NAS review.

Synology's RRP for the DS415play is £372 and at that price or the inevitably lower real shop prices the company should have a winner on its hands. The competing QNAP TS-469L is faster and has better specifications but is over £100 more expensive. When...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Leo Waldock (kitguru.net)

Synology DS415play Review

 

The latest release from Synology's enormous range of NAS is the DS415play. This 4-bay NAS looks pret The latest release from Synology's enormous range of NAS is the DS415play. This 4-bay NAS looks pretty much identical to the DS414 (review) however it...

Good performance.

High price.

The ultimate 4-bay NAS for serving HD movies to your mobile device but you will pay a very high price for the privilege of owning the latest model from Synology.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (cnet.com)

Synology announces DiskStation DS415play, shipping August

 

Next month, Synology will ship the new DS415play designed to handle full-HD media streaming with built-in media transcoding capability.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Kevin Parrish (maximumpc.com)

Synology DiskStation DS415play NAS Review

 

Synology's four-bay DiskStation DS415play NAS is an excellent storage solution for home or small businesses

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (cnet.com.au)

Synology announces DiskStation DS415play, shipping August

 

Next month, Synology will ship the new DS415play designed to handle full-HD media streaming with built-in media transcoding capability.

Jul, 2014
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Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:FCC, CE, BSMI

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: No

Ergonomics

LED indicators: Yes

File formats

Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1

Memory

Internal Memory:1024
Internal memory type:DDR3

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40

Other features

Type:Desktop

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):41.95

Processor

Built-in processor: Yes
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor Model:Intel Atom CE5335

Storage

Built-in storage media: No
Card reader integrated: No
Maximum storage capacity:24
Number of hard drives supported:4
Storage drive size:2.5/3.5
Storage media type: No
Supported file systems:ext3, ext4, HFS+, NTFS

Video

Full HD: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.3
Height :23.3
Weight:2.03
Width:16.5