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Synology Disk Station DS107+

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 When it comes to having extra storage space, what is the ideal solution for you? That all depends on your unique setup and usage. The most common accessories when it comes to storage is the flash drives and hard drive enclosures. These devices allow you to transport data from one computer to another computer relatively easy, but is there a better option with more possibilities? The next logical step up would be to move to a NAS (Network Attached Storage) unit. Not only does a NAS give you an easy way to move files from one computer to another, it also gives you several options that a standard flash drive/ hard drive enclosure can not. Today we are going to be taking a look at one; the Synology Disk Station DS107+ NAS units.

 

First Impression

     

     
     The Synology Disk Station DS107+ comes in a very informative box. The front and side list the main features of the DS107+ while the rear shows an illustrated version of networking side of the DS107+. Opening the box you will find the Installation CD and Users Manual.
     
     The DS107+ comes with all the needed cables and hardware for setup. The DS107+ itself is wrapped in a protective bag and nicely packed in the lower section of the box.
Specifications & Features

Hardware

  • CPU Clock Rate: 500 MHz
  • RAM Size: 64MB or 128MB
  • Internal HDD: 3.5” SATA(II) X1
  • External HDD Interface: USB 2.0 port X3, eSATA port X1
  • Size: 160mm X 218mm X 63mm
  • Weight: 0.81kg
  • LAN: Gigabit X1
  • Fan: X1(50mmX50mm)
  • Power Recovery
  • AC Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V
  • Power Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, Single Phase
  • Max Capacity (Internal HDD): 1 TB (See All Supported HDD)
  • Max Supported IP Camera: 64MB RAM: 2; 128MB RAM: 5 (See All Supported IP Cameras)
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%RH
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 10,000 feet

Power Consumption(1)

  • 19W(Access); 
    8.6W(Hibernation)

Certification

  • FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B, VCCI Class B

Networking Protocols

  • CIFS
  • AFP (3.1)
  • FTP

Windows ADS Domain Integration

  • ADS Support
  • Domain users login via Samba/AFP/FTP
  • Synology Data Replicator 3 for Domain Users

Security

  • “FTP over SSL (explicit)” or “FTP over TLS (explicit)”
  • Encrypted Network Backup
  • HTTPS Connection
  • FTP Auto-Block

File System

  • EXT3
  • FAT (External Disk Only)
  • NTFS (External Disk Read Only)

File Sharing

  • Max User Accounts: 128
  • Max Groups: 64
  • Max Shared Folder: 100
  • Max Concurrent Connections: 32

Utilities

  • Synology Assistant
  • Synology Data Replicator 3
  • Synology Download Redirector
  • Add printer wizard

Applications

  • Surveillance StationNew!
  • Photo Station 3New!
  • File Station
  • Audio Station
  • Web Station
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Download Station
  • iTunes Server

UPnP Multimedia Service Support

  • Sony PS3, Microsoft Xbox360 (See All Supported DMA)
  • Audio Format: AAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, WMA, WMA VBR, WMA PRO, WMA Lossless
  • Video Format: ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VOB, WMV, XviD
  • Image Format: BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF, ICO, PNG, PSD, TIF (tiff), UFO
  • Playlist Format: WPL, M3U

iTunes Server Support

  • Audio Format: MP3, M4A, M4P
  • Playlist Format: M3U, WPL

Audio Station Support

  • Audio Format: AAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, WMA VBR
  • Playlist Format: M3U, WPL
  • Internet Radio: SHOUTcast, Radioio

Photo Station 3 Support

  • Video Format: ASF, AVI, MPEG1, MPEG4, WMV, XviD, DivX, DAT(2), MP4(2), MPEG2(2), RM(2), RMVB(2), VOB(2)
  • Image Format: BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF

Management

  • AJAX-based Management UI
  • Download Station Bandwidth control
  • Download Station Port Range Setup
  • Editable HTTP Error Page
  • Email Alert Message
  • Email Notification for New User
  • External HDD Hibernation (eSATA, USB)
  • Scheduled Power Off
  • Firmware Upgrade
  • FTP passive port range
  • Hide-able Shared Folder
  • Internal HDD Hibernation
  • Port range for BitTorrent
  • Removable Default Shared Folder
  • Ez-Internet
  • PPPoE
  • UPS Management (Over USB 2.0)
  • User Quota
  • Web-based Download Station

Backup Solutions

  • Network Backup
  • Local Backup
  • Desktop Backup (using Synology Data Replicator 3)
  • USB Copy

3rd-Party Backup Support

  • Acronis True Image
  • Symantec Backup Exec
  • EMC Retrospect
  • LaCie SilverKeeper (Details)

Supported Clients

  • Windows 2000 onward
  • Mac OS X 10.3 onward

Printer Support(3)

  • Max Printer #: 1
  • Supported Protocols: LPR, CIFS, AppleTalk

Languages

  • English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese.

Environment

  • RoHS Compliant

Package Content

  • DS107+ Main Unit
  • Installation CD
  • Welcome Note
  • Assembling Kit
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • 2M RJ-45 LAN Cable

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(1) Measured with 1 Seagate 750GB ST3750640NS hard drive. The figures could vary on different environments.
(2) User can click and download the file, but not play it in Photo Station as compressed Flash video.
(3) For Mac users, DS107+ supports PostScript USB printers only.

About Tony Day

Tony has created several mods for companies and has been featured in magazine. Not only does he put time in at Modders-Inc he also oversees the power supply review website jonnyguru.com

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