Synology CubeStation CS407e

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Cost-effective 4-bay SATA NAS Server with Advanced Data Protection for Home and Small Workgroups

With terabyte competency, CS407e is the answer to storing files for entertainment, sharing files over Internet, hosting websites, sharing USB printer, and backing up desktop data. With RAID 1/5/6 protection, CS407e can further serve those who store important data on it.

  • RAID 0/1/5/5+Spare/6 Support
  • Cool & Quiet Design
  • Power Saving (17W ~ 53W)
  • AJAX-based Management Interface
  • IP Camera Video Recording
  • Remote File Management with a Web Browser
  • BitTorrentTM/eMule/FTP/HTTP/NZB Download without PC
  • Website Hosting with PHP+MySQL
  • FTP with Bandwidth Control and Hack Prevention
  • Total Backup Solutions

Flexible Storage Management

CS407e allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, or RAID 6 volume on it. Its flexible storage management allows you to upgrade from Basic to RAID 1, or to assemble with smaller hard drives first, and later on expand the RAID 1, RAID 5, or RAID 6 volume by replacing the existing hard drives with larger ones when budget is allowed. Moreover, you can also expand the RAID 5 and RAID 6 volume by adding a hard drive on the fly.

When the hard drives on CS407e are full, you can expand the storage capacity simply by attaching an external hard drive to the USB port of CS407e.

Home Entertainment in a Box

CS407e allows you to assemble 4 SATA hard drives, and it integrates many fascinating features that enrich your home entertainment.

Download Redirector

Download Station 2 turns CS407e into a 24/7 download center. You only need to drag BitTorrentTM/HTTP/FTP links to Synology Download Redirector, and the files will be transferred to CS407ewithout your PC being turned on. The web-based Download Manager can further assist you to manage download tasks remotely with a web browser.

Multimedia Service allows you to play photos, music, and video with an UPnP-enabled Digital Media Adapter on TV or audio set.

iTunes Server support lets users on the network directly play music files stored on CS407e without having to download them to the desktop.

Audio Station provides an easy way for you to organize music stored on CS407e and Internet radio stations into playlists, or play your iPod music . By using the Synology Remote, you can remotely control and enjoy the music with connected USB speakers. The directional-free RF signal design allows you to control music freely. Now play the music from anywhere!

Photo Station 3

gives you the freedom to share photos and video clips over Internet without complicated upload steps. Album control ensures you always share photos/videos to the right persons. Visitors can even leave comments on your photos/videos, and you will be notified with an email for each comment. In addition to sharing your photos, you can create and share your own blog.

Synology DiskStation is designed for data storage and sharing among Windows, Mac, and Linux. Seamless file sharing across different operation systems is an effortless process.

Synology File Station 2 offers an innovative user interface with drag-n-drop and right-click capability allowing users not familiar with FTP to easily access files with a web browser.

USB Printer

Synology DiskStation supports two USB printers simultaneously, and the Add Printer Wizard simplifies setup process with a wizard.

Total Backup Solutions

Data backup is so important but people tend to ignore it, CS407e makes data backup so complete and automatic that backup always be done without your attention. You can always find the backup alternatives that fit your needs.

Network Backup is designed for you to back up data from CS407e to another Synology product that also supports Network Backup function or rsync-compatible server.

Local Backup allows you to back up data from CS407e to external hard drive attached to CS407e via the USB port.

Desktop Backup simplifies desktop backup with . PC users will enjoy the easy-to-use backup tool to back up important data automatically.

Cool and Quiet


Inside the stylish and elegant cube, the good ventilation airflow and quiet fan operation make CS407e perfectly fit into any corner of your office.

Other Features

Protect our Earth

Protect the earth

All Synology products are designed with the concept of energy savings in mind. Compared with PC server products, Synology products consume relatively far less power than their PC counterparts. It not only saves your money, but also saves The Earth.

All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology recognizes its responsibility as a global citizen and is continually working to reduce the environmental impact of the products we create.



  • CPU: 266MHz, 64bit@133, with floating point
  • Memory: 64MB
  • Internal HDD1: 3.5″ SATA(II) X4
  • Max Internal Capacity: 8TB (4x 2TB hard drives)8 (See All Supported HDD)
  • External HDD Interface: USB 2.0 port X2
  • Size: 230mm X 168mm X 184mm
  • Weight: 2.23kg
  • LAN: Gigabit X1
  • Fan: X1(80mmX80mm)
  • Noise Level:2 26dB(A)
  • Power Recovery
  • AC Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V
  • Power Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, Single Phase
  • Max Supported IP Camera: 27 (See All Supported IP Cameras)
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%RH
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 10,000 feet

Power Consumption3

  • 52.8W(Access);
    16.9W(HDD Hibernation)


  • FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B, VCCI Class B

Networking Protocols

  • CIFS
  • AFP (3.1)
  • FTP
  • NFS
  • Telnet/SSH

Windows ADS Domain Integration

  • ADS Support
  • Domain users login via Samba/AFP/FTP
  • Synology Data Replicator 3 for Domain Users


  • Firewall
  • FTP Auto-Block
  • FTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
  • Encrypted Network Backup
  • Encrypted rsync
  • HTTPS Connection

File System

  • EXT3
  • FAT (External Disk Only)
  • NTFS (External Disk Only)

File Sharing

  • Max User Accounts: 2,048
  • Max Groups: 256
  • Max Shared Folder: 200
  • Max Concurrent Connections(SAMBA, FTP, AFP): 128


  • Synology Assistant
  • Synology Data Replicator 3
  • Synology Download Redirector
  • Add printer wizard


  • Surveillance Station 3
  • Photo Station 3
  • File Station 2
  • Audio Station
  • Web Station
  • Download Station 2
  • iTunes Server

iPhone Applications

  • DS photo
  • DS audio


  • Mail Station
  • phpMyAdmin
  • SqueezeCenter
  • Webalizer

DLNA/UPnP Media Server Support

  • DLNA Certified
  • Sony PS3, Microsoft Xbox360 (See All Supported DMA)
  • Audio Format: AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA VBR, WMA PRO, WMA Lossless
  • Video Format: 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, DVR-MS, ISO, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, XviD
  • Image Format: BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF, ICO, PNG, PSD, TIF (tiff), UFO
  • Playlist Format: WPL, M3U

iTunes Server Support

  • Audio Format: MP3, M4A, M4P, WAV4, AIF4
  • Video Format: M4V, MOV, MP4
  • Playlist Format: M3U, WPL

Audio Station Support

  • USB Mode: (Audio) AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, WMA VBR (Playlist) M3U, WPL (Internet Radio) SHOUTcast, Radioio
  • Streaming Mode: (Audio) MP3 (Playlist) M3U, WPL

Photo Station 3 Support

  • Video Format9: 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, FLV, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, QT, WMV, XviD, RM5, RMVB5, VOB5
  • Image Format: BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF


  • AJAX-based Management UI
  • Sub-folder Privileges Setting
  • User Home
  • Applications privileges Setting
  • BitTorrentTM Port Range Setup
  • BitTorrentTM DHT Support
  • Changing Management UI Ports
  • CIFS Recycle Bin
  • Download Station Bandwidth control
  • Download Station Port Range Setup
  • Editable HTTP Error Page
  • Email Alert Message
  • Email Notification for New User
  • Package Management
  • External HDD Hibernation (USB)
  • Scheduled Power Off
  • Firmware Upgrade
  • FTP passive port range
  • Hide-able Shared Folder
  • Internal HDD Hibernation
  • Movable Shared Folder
  • Removable Default Shared Folder
  • System Temperature
  • DDNS
  • PPPoE
  • Resource Monitor
  • SMS Notification
  • SNMP
  • UPS Management (Over USB 2.0)
  • User Quota
  • Web-based Download Station 2

RAID/Storage Management

  • Volume Type: Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6
  • Upgrade from Basic to RAID 1, from Basic to RAID 5, from RAID 1 to RAID 5, from RAID 5 to RAID 5+Spare
  • Expand RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare or RAID 6 with Larger Hard Drives
  • Expand RAID 5 by Adding a Hard Drive On The Fly
  • iSCSI

Backup Solutions

  • Network Backup
  • Local Backup
  • Desktop Backup (using Synology Data Replicator 3)
  • Time Machine Backup (Mac)
  • 3rd-Party Backup Support

Supported Clients

  • Windows 2000 onward
  • Mac OS X 10.3 onward
  • Linux

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 6, 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Firefox 3
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 3 (Mac)
  • Safari 4 (Mac)

Supported Mobile Devices (Photo Station, File Station)

  • iPhone OS 2.2.1 and onward
  • Windows Mobile 6.0 (IE Mobile or Opera 9.0 onward)
  • Symbian OS 9.1, S60 3rd Edition onward

Printer Support6

  • Max Printer #: 2
  • Supported Protocols: LPR, CIFS, AppleTalk


  • English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Czech, Polish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (European), Turkish, and Hungarian


  • RoHS Compliant

Package Content

  • CS407e Main Unit
  • Installation CD
  • Welcome Note
  • Assembling Kit
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • 2M RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • SATA Hard Drive Power Cable X4
  • SATA Hard Drive Data Cable X4

1.  Hard drive not included.
2.  FAN only. Measured at 2300~6200RPM, varied among models. More details about dB(A) value, check
3.  Measured with 4 Seagate 750GB ST3750640NS hard drives. The figures could vary on different environments.
4.  The music can be streamed, but the metadata (ex:title, album) may not be indexed on the iTunes.
5.  User can click and download the file, but not play it in Photo Station as compressed Flash video.
6.  For Mac users, CS407e supports PostScript USB printers only.
7.  1 free license to install 1 IP camera. Additional licenses can be purchased to expand the license quota.
8.  The actual capacity will differ according to volume types.
9.  AC3, AMR, DTS, RV30, RV40, WMA3 codec are not supported.