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Synology DS212
7.9 out of 10

Synology DS212

Synology ® DiskStation DS212 offers an affordable and Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Synology DS212

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Overall 4
4.0

Robust Features, but Encryption is Flaky

Bzzzt, Amazon
19 April 2012
  • Summary: I ordered this NAS because of the positive reviews and was impressed with the features, which go much beyond just basic file sharing. The iPhone and iPad apps are very nice and I was even able to use the WebDav software to upload photos from my phone directly to the NAS.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very slow

Kevin M. Farnham, Amazon
19 April 2012
  • Summary: I own three different NAS devices and this one is by far the slowest and least responsive. There are the same hard drives in each. The DS411J is a better choice if you're going to use Synology. I've relegated this drive to a music server because it couldn't keep up.
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Overall 4
4.0

Faulty firmware (DSM 4.0)

Daniel, Amazon
18 April 2012
  • Summary: I decided to buy this NAS to replace my Netgear Stora, which I have been unhappy with since day 1 (slow, finnicky, Netgear requires a subscription for advanced features). Unfortunately the current firmware on the DS212 (DSM 4.0), judging from my experience with the device so far and confirmed by...
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