The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY – PLAY Series NAS Comparison

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY NAS - Transcoding NAS comparison

PLAY vs PLAY – Comparing the Synology Media NAS. Which deserves your data

General Performance of the Synology PLAY NAS Series

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY - PLAY Series NAS Comparison 2 The DS416play same as the DS415play is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network Attached Storage are advised to go for the Synology.

Unlike the DS415play this box has the Dual-core Intel CPU – 1.6 GHz with a turbo to 2.48 GHz processor. Just like the DS415play this box has 1GB RAM.

Which has better Connections? DS415PLAY or DS416PLAY?

The Synology DS416PLAY Series NAS 4K 4 There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. Three USB3 ports on this Synology is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices.

It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process.

 

 

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With 4 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet.

 

 

Hardware Specifications of the DS416PLAY and DS415PLAY

Model Name DS416play

£320+ ex.VAT

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY - PLAY Series NAS Comparison 2

DS415play

£290+ ex.VAT

The Synology DS416PLAY Series NAS 4K 2

 

CPU
CPU Model Intel Celeron N3060 Intel Atom CE5335
CPU Architecture 64-bit 32-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.6 burst up to 2.48 GHz Dual Core 1.6 GHz
Floating Point YES YES
Hardware Encryption Engine
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI) YES
Hardware Transcoding Engine H.264 (AVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30 H.264 (AVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1
Memory
System Memory 1 GB DDR3 1 GB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 4 4
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 32 TB (8 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) 32 TB (8 TB HDD x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 3
USB 3.0 Port 3 2
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) 1
File System
Internal Drives ·         Btrfs

·         EXT4

·         EXT4
Noise Level* 19.4 dB(A)  20.0 dB(A)
Power Consumption* 29 W (Access)
12.5 W (HDD Hibernation)
27.33 W (Access)
16.84 W (HDD Hibernation)
Read and Write

Upload and Download

225MB/s Read

186MB/s Write

112.35MB/s Read

98.58MB/s Write

Environment Temperature
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 25 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras) 15 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 750 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
300 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
165 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
100 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
450 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
150 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
100 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
80 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 300 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
120 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
91 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
60 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
210 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
50 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
40 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
30 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Video Station
Video Transcoding 4K Group 1 (See more) Group 1 – Type 1 (See more)
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number ·         1 channel, 30 FPS @ 4K (4096 x 2160), H.264 (AVC) or 3 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-2/VC-1 ·         1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1
Environment & Packaging
Model Name DS416play DS415play
Environment RoHS Compliant RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content ·         Main Unit X 1

·         Welcome Note X 1

·         Accessory Pack X 1

·         AC Power Adapter X 1

·         AC Power Cord X 1

·         RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2

·         Main Unit X 1

·         Welcome Note X 1

·         Accessory Pack X 1

·         AC Power Adapter X 1

·         AC Power Cord X 1

·         RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1

DS416play

£320+ ex.VAT

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY - PLAY Series NAS Comparison 2

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DS415play

£290+ ex.VAT

The Synology DS416PLAY Series NAS 4K 2

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