Reviews and Problems with Synology DiskStation DS411j
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quality doubtful and call services can take forever
Stela Pen "Stela", Amazon
2 November 2012
Summary: I bought this machine on June 2012. Today is November 2nd and guess, the disk array stopped to work. The status/lan led are blinking and I can't connect to the UI. I have also the patriot javelin s4 (bought on Oct 2011) and I was a little disappointed with javelin (didn't support the current version of the mac os and the firmware update for the itunes compatibility took almost 1 year to be released!.
Summary: I was looking for an affordable NAS device that I could use for backups and to serve multimedia content to my smart TV. The fact the Synology DiskStation offered a full range of apps to work with my iPhone was a bonus, so against my better judgement I placed an order. Big mistake. It does cover the basic functionality, as in I can copy files from and to it, albeit slowly. 90% of the value add features (e.g.
Summary: Here's one for the forum to start reading about... [...] I don't even want to waste my time with Synology anymore, but this is very important that everyone knows. I have this box for almost a year now and it has been a great NAS for home use. Like many has reviewed it (before I bought it) it does have great software and appplications. But then one day I was alerted to upgrade the firmware. Since the upgrade, it has been a nightmare.