Reviews and Problems with Synology DiskStation DS112j
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WARNING: Won't power on after reboot
Ryan H., Newegg
20 June 2012
Summary: Newegg RMA process should look at options to compensate people for shipping when they receive a defective product. Why must I pay to ship this again when it is defective?
Pros: Web interface is OK, but A WORD OF WARNING. It will not power on after you power it down.
Cons: WARNING: I had the DS112j for about a week. I copied about 2TB of data to my HDD, and I thought I was all set. I turned the device off, and then it would not turn back on. Just a flashing blue LED. I tried everything, reseating HDD, powering with HDD in and also without, holding down power button to force a reboot, etc. Nothing. After reading Synology's forums, there seems to be a problem with the motherboard on the DS line of products. Many others have encountered th...
Latest firmware bricks it and Synology not responding
11 April 2014
Summary: BEWARE! Do not touch this NAS; in giving the interface an infantile, Windows8 type look Synology have killed the device so it won't boot up and have not posted any messages on their forums explaining their actions. I have QNAP and Zyxel NAS devices - both better than this.