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Synology DS415play

Synology DS415play
alaScore 94

138 reviews

Mar, 2019

We have collected and analyzed 21 expert reviews and 117 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 89/100 and users rate it 92/100. The average review date is Apr 26, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 256276 reviews from other Media Players. The alaScore™ for this product is 94/100 = Excellent. Last update: Mar 21, 2019.

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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 is also mentioned favorably, whereas reviews about the reliability and size are different.

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

Mar, 2019

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 : Aron Schatz (aselabs.com)

Synology DS415play NAS

 

Synology offers a few different models in each category to go with different use cases. The DS415play is an example of that. Like the DS415+, it is a 4-bay model and has all the bells and whistles of the DSM software suite. What you get with the...

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Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

Synology DiskStation DS415play NAS Review

 

When Synology released their DS214Play last year it quickly became one of their more popular models. Retaining the functionality of the standard range but adding enhanced media capabilities it provided the ideal basis for a media centre… other than for...

Looking first at the build quality and design of the Synology DS415play we have a unit which immediately impresses. It has a solid chassis which will blend in nicely in most environments while still offering that gloss front panel to add a bit of...

Jul, 2014

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 : 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

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.

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Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:FCC, CE, BSMI

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Built-in display: No

Energy Management

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

Ergonomics

LED Indicators: Yes
Product color:Black

File formats

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

Memory

Internal memory:1024
Internal memory type:DDR3

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

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

Other Features

Type:Desktop

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity: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:Intel Atom CE5335
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:7.99
Height:9.17
Weight:4.48
Width:6.5