Synology DS220+ NAS Frequently Asked Questions: All Your Queries Answered

  1. How many hard drives can I use with Synology DS220+?

    Synology DS220P 4

    Synology DS220+ equipped with 2 bays or trays. You can either use two 3.5-inch or two 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD drives.

  2. Is the RAM in Synology DS220+ expandable?

    Yes. Synology DS220+ comes with built-in 2GB of DDR4 RAM. Additionally, you can expand up to 6GB (2GB+4GB). You’ll get only one RAM slot so the maximum amount of RAM you can use is 4GB.

  3. Can I use 3rd party RAM modules in Synology DS220+?

    Yes. You can use RAM modules from 3rd parties. Synology will not provide a complete product warranty and support if non-Synology memory modules are used for memory expansion. So it’s recommended to use the memory modules from Synology.

  4. What is the processor used in Synology DS200+?

    Synology DS220+ is powered by the Intel Celeron J4025 Dual-core Chipset with 64-bit architecture. It is clocked at 2.9GHz and supports burst up to 2.9GHz

  5. What is the Maximum Internal Raw Capacity of Synology DS220+?

    32TB (16TBx2)

  6. What are the ports available in Synology DS220+?

    2 x RJ45 1GbE LAN Port
    2 x USB 3.0 Port
    1 x USB A Port

  7. Does Synology DS220+ come with Fan?

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    Yes. the DS220+ comes with built-in FAN (92×92 mm) and also supports three Fan modes – Full-speed, Cool, Quiet

  8. Does Synology DS220+ support scheduled Power On / Off?

    Yes. It supports scheduled Power On and Power Off. You can schedule the NAS using the control center.

  9. What is the warranty period of Synology DS220+?

    2-years from the date of purchase.

  10. What is the operating temperature of Synology DS220+?

    0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F).

  11. What is the noise level of Synology DS220+?

    Approximately 19.3 dB(A)

  12. What are the supported file systems?

    Internal Drives – Btrfs, EXT4
    External Drives – Btrfs, Btrfs, EXT3, FAT, NTFS. HFS+, exFAT
    Note: exFAT is not part of the package. You’ll have to purchase it separately using the Package Center.

  13. What is the use of Dual LAN ports in Synology DS220+?

    Synology DS220+ supports Link Aggregation and allows you to combine these two LAN ports. Link Aggregation increases the bandwidth of your DS220+ NAS by grouping multiple network interfaces and provides traffic failover to maintain connectivity in case the connection is down. Once Link Aggregation is enabled, DS220+ can provide over 225 MB/s sequential read and 192 MB/s sequential write.

  14. Does Synology DS220+ support the Btrfs file system?

    Yes. DS220+ does support the Brtfs file system.

  15. What are the supported RAID types of Synology DS220+?

    RAID 0, RAID 1
    Basic, JBOD,
    Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR)

  16. What are the networking protocols supported by Synology DS220+?


  17. What is the weight of DS220+?

    Synology DS220+ weighs about 1.3 kg without hard drives.

  18. What is the approximate power consumption of Synology DS220+?

    Synology DS220+ consumes ≈14.96 watts while accessing and ≈4.41 watts when the hard drive hibernation is enabled.

  19. Does Synology DS220+ support Hard Drive hibernation?

    Yes. Synology DS220+ does support hard drive hibernation.

  20. Does Synology DS220+ include an eSata port?

    No. it doesn’t include the eSata port.

  21. What is the version of DSM on Synology DS220+?

    Out of the box, Synology DS220+ runs on DSM 6.2.3

  22. Does Synology DS220+ support the upcoming DSM 7.0 update?

    Synology does support DSM 7.0. You can update to DSM 7.0 once available.

  23. Can I connect Synology DS220+ to a 2.4GHz router?

    Yes. You can connect the Synology DS220+ to a 2.4GHz router.

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