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Synology DS212 2-Bay NAS Review - Software Features and The Packaging

Synology is gaining our attention with their easy to use NAS products and quality builds. Today we look at the DS212, a true value offering.

By: | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Jan 31, 2012 2:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Synology

Software Features

 

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NAS appliances are more than just a drop box for your data. The DS212 can play a large role in your computing and mobile experience.

 

Personally I really like the ability to play data back on my TVs in the house on DLNA devices. With a little setup you can also play music, movies and pictures back on your mobile devices as well since many of them also support DLNA.

 

 

The Packaging

 

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The Synology DS212 uses a retail friendly package that gives users shopping at a brick and mortar store a lot of information.

 

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On one side we found the features list.

 

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On the back of the package Synology lists a graphic that shows some connectivity options and general uses.

 

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On the final side Synology lists all of the hardware specifications and some of the features as well as the package contents.

 

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Here we see some of the included manuals and accessory bits. The content disk included a quick install guide, full user manual, software setup utility and Data Replicator 3 for data backup from your MAC or PC.

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