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8.6 out of 10

Synology DiskStation DS112j

Synology DiskStation DS112j is designed to provide a simple solu Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Synology DiskStation DS112j

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Overall 4

I had to return this

Luke, Amazon
5 September 2013
  • Summary: I could not get it to work the way I wanted it to with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I tried and tried, but I couldn't figure it out. I am just above the level of noob when it comes to ubunut/linux though, so maybe you could do better. But this was not easy to get to mount on my laptop. Among other issues, the private torrent tracker I use didn't allow the Synology torrent downloader app to work with it.
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Overall 4

Warning!! This won't run symform cloud backup!!

DP, Amazon
15 May 2013
  • Summary: The synology ds-112j will not run the symform cloud backup app period because it does not contain enough memory. I found this out the hard way. The ds-112 will. Just a warning. I was fooled into thinking it would because there are numerous articles to that effect including this one: [...
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Overall 4

You need to get a better model!

Milan Kecman, Amazon
13 June 2013
  • Summary: This device is the cheapest, bottom of the range, synology device you can get. It works in many basic ways however a number of really useful features are missing if you would like to use it as a video storage device to stream to a smart TV (which is exactly what I bought it for!). For this to work with all sort of video formats you need it to transcode video as many devices don't play lots of formats. THIS MODEL DOES NOT SUPPORT TRANSCODING OF VIDEO.
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