I want to use some spare HDD as a networked backup. I alread have a NAS in a raid but want this new one to just have independent disks in it. ie windows file explorer will show disk L, M, N, O for example, no RAID and not JBOD.

I have tried a cheaper Startech 2 disk unit before but it failed after a few months. Now I would perfer to spen a bit more on a reilable unit. I do not plan to have it permantly switched on just for offline storage.

Has anyone any experiance of setting a Synology 416j in this way.