Synology DiskStation DS213 2-Bay (2 x 2TB 3.5 HDD) NAS Server


Synology DiskStation DS213 2-Bay (2 x 2TB 3.5" HDD) NAS Server

****NOTE: This item has minor scuffing on the casing, but nothing major and does not impair functioning.****

About this item

  • Synology DS213 delivers an average 108.23 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment, and 65.41 MB/sec writing1
  • Coming with USB 3.0 support which offers transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbps, namely 10 times faster than USB 2.0, DS213 takes less time for data transfer for external hard drives and consumes less power.
  • Synology DS213 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate fragmented and unstructured data across a network.
  • Rich Office Applications: Synology DiskStation DS213 runs on renowned multitasking operating system, the Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM).
  • Hassle-free System Installation
  • Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
  • Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
  • NAS software license is included




Synology DiskStation DS213 2-Bay (2 x 2TB 3.5" HDD) NAS Server

Hard Disk Form Factor

3.5 Inches

Hard Disk Description


Hard Disk Size

4 TB (2 x 2TB HDD)

Specific Uses For Product




Hard Disk Interface

USB 1.1

Connectivity Technology


Item Weight

4.4 lbs. (2 Kg)

Item Dimensions LxWxH

9.18" x 3.94" x 6.5"

The Synology DiskStation DS213 2-Bay NAS Server is a dual bay enclosure that features room for two SATA II 2.5 or 3.5" hard drives or SSDs for a maximum total capacity of 8TB (drives are not included). It also features the ability to hot swap drives for ease and flexibility in case of data loss or corruption.

The transfer speed of data on and off the server is handled with USB 3.0 ports for up to 5Gbps speed. The unit also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, USB 2.0 ports, and an SD card slot for even more flexibility and transfer options.

Backup options include network and local backup, desktop backup, shared folder syncing, and Apple Time Machine compatibility. It is also capable of backing up from and to USB flash drives and SD memory cards.

There are multiple configurations available - the DS213-2 can be used as a multimedia server, streaming music and movies over your Internet connection using DLNA and uPnP standards, or as a mail server with POP3, SMTP and IMAP support. You can also use it as an FTP server with bandwidth control, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP and transfer log support. If you need a dedicated print server, the DS213-2 can also handle LPR, CIFS, IPP, Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print for up to 2 separate printers.

The server also has file sharing capability for individual and group user accounts, along with protocol for managing those accounts, which adds a layer of security to prevent unauthorized access to the server. It also supports RAID 0, 1, JBOD and hybrid RAID configurations, along with support for RAID migration so that you can move data from one RAID array to another.


Synology DS213 delivers an average 108.41 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment, and 65.36 MB/sec writing. DiskStation DS213 provides data sharing with an easy to use interface. They are available with USB 3.0 support with speeds of up to 5 Gbps. Additionally, hot-swappable drives make it easier for maintenance and hard drive replacement.

Office Applications

Applications are managed in the Package Center, an application portal that hosts applications as ready-to-use packages that combine software integration and one-click-installation. Additional approved 3rd party PHP web application such as content management, customer relationship management & e-commerce system can be hosted on DS213 by using Web Station with support for PHP/MySQL web content.

Data Encryption

The Synology DS213 is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads the encryption calculation task away from the main CPU, helping to improve file transfer speeds of the DiskStation. High-end features previously available only on enterprise level hardware are now accessible on the DS213. The DS213 provides share-level AES 256-bit encryption to aid in the prevention of unauthorized access attempts to the hard drives.

Energy Efficiency

Synology DS213 is designed with energy efficiency in mind. It provides a 92x92mm fan and a smart airflow to keep the system running cool 24/7, and it includes a noise-dampening design. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN, multiple scheduled power on/off and hard drive hibernation can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.



IP Auto-Block


Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync

HTTPS Connection


Auto DSM Upgrade

Administrator Group

Push Notification - MSN/Skype/Mobile Device

Email/SMS Notification

Customized User Quota

Syslog Support

DDNS Support

IPv6 Support

VLAN support



Resource Monitor

Connection Manager

UPS Management

Scheduled Power On/Off

Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports

HDD Management

HDD Hibernation


Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping


Synology Assistant

Synology Data Replicator

Supported Clients

Windows XP onward

Mac OS X 10.5 onward

Ubuntu 9.04 onward

Supported Web Browsers



Internet Explorer : 8, 9

Safari (MAC) : 5


RoHS Compliant


FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B

Environmental Requirements

Operating Temperature: 40° - 95°F / 5°C - 35°C

Storage Temperature: 15° - 155°F / -10°C - 70°C

Relative Humidity: 5% - 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude: 6,500'

Power Consumption

Access: 18.48W

HDD Hibernation: 8.28W

Power Requirements

AC: 100 to 240V, 50/60Hz, Single Phase


6.49 x 4.25 x 9.18" / 16.5 x 10.8 x 23.32 cm


2.75 lb / 1.25 kg

Packaging Info

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

10.3 x 7.8 x 8.8"


Seller refurbished: The item has been restored to working order by the seller or a third party. This means the item was inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. May have minor aesthetic imperfection such blemishes or scratches. Nothing that impairs functioning.


All sales final. No exceptions. Items that are damaged during shipment will be replaced or repaired.

$249.95 1

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