How to Backup Blu-ray to Synology DS1517+ NAS?

Diana Joan

Aug 29, 2017 07:22 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

For Blu-ray movie fans, your real benefits are coming: The new DiskStation DS1517+ is a compact NAS, which is the best storage device for countless Blu-ray movies, is a 5-bay NAS designed for encryption and intensive tasks. You can upload the multiple Blu-ray movies to DiskStation DS1517+ and don’t worry about the Blu-ray storage space any more, DiskStation DS1517+ can be expanded from 50TB to a maximum of 150TB using 15 drives via two DX517 expansion units, so cool.

This NAS has PCIE port, USB port, and supports Wireless, SSD, etc. You can upload the Blu-ray movies to it, also can save the Blu-ray movies to the external storage devices and insert them to the DiskStation DS1517+. Before these tasks, you need to do one important task: Get the digital video formats from the Blu-ray discs with a third Blu-ray ripper. For helping you to enjoy the DiskStation DS1517+, we written this post and guide you to finish this work in 10 minutes.

Unpacked the DS1517+ and Set Up Quickly

When you buy the new DS1517+, even you are a beginner, you can finish the DS1517+ installation. The installation is dead easy and didn’t require any tools. Like the below:

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3

Press the lower part of the hard drive tray to pop out the handle.

Pull the hard drive tray handle in the direction as indicated below to remove the hard drive tray Load drives in the drive trays: Place the drive in the drive tray. Then tighten the screws to secure the drive in place.
Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
Insert the loaded hard drive tray into the empty hard drive bay Insert the hard drive tray key into the hard drive tray lock, turn the key clockwise (to the “I” position) to lock the handle of the hard drive tray, and then remove the key.

Repeat the steps above to assemble the other drives you have prepared.

After the installation, you can connect the NAS to your router, plugged in the power and start the DS1517+. Synology saes it easy to find the new NAS on the network for configuration

Backup Blu-ray to DS1517+ With Blu-ray Ripper

Which one Blu-ray ripper is your best friends for your Blu-ray movies? Bytecopy (Review)you can try which is a powerful Blu-ray ripper software and can remove Blu-ray region code, AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs and other Blu-ray copy protection, at the same time, you can load multiple Blu-ray movies with many Blu-ray hard drives. This software provides 20+ video formats for you, like: MP4, H.265, H.264, AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, FLV, etc. Best of all, you can get the Multi-track losssless MKV which keeps all the disc content: Blu-ray movie chapters, subtitles, audio tracks, etc.

In addition, you can get the HD video from common Blu-ray for your HD TV, if you have the 4K TV at home, you are the lucky dog, this Blu-ray ripper allows you to get the 4K video from HD video, SD video, you can choose the 4K video formats from H.265 MP4, H.265 MKV, H.264 4K MP4 for your 4K TV, like: LG 4K TV, LG UF7600 4K Ultra TV, Apple TV 5, etc. You even can change the video and audio codec, video frame, video resolution, video bitrate by your own need. You can install this software on Windows and Mac (Including the latest Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra).

How to Convert Blu-ray to DS1517+ With Fast Speed?

Click 1. Load the Blu-ray disc

Run Blu-ray copy software and insert your Blu-ray to external drive and click “File” to load the Blu-ray discs. This software can detect the movie chapters automatically, user don’t choose again. You also can drag the Blu-ray movie to the left window directly, at the right window, you also can enjoy the movie.


Click 2. Choose output video format

When you load the Blu-ray movies, you cna click Format and open the output video format list. You can convert Blu-ray to digital video formats, you can remux Blu-ray to your desired video formats, you also can copy the full Blu-ray disc or copy the Blu-ray main titles. 4 options are ready for you, choose anyone you like.

Option A: Get Digital DVD Movie for DS1517+

Convert Blu-ray to digital videos, you can save much Blu-ray storage space, have more options for Blu-ray playback. You can stream Bly-ray from DS1517+ to PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Pad, iPhone, etc. Friendly suggestion: Backup DVD to losseless multi-track MKV video format which can keep all the movie subtitle, chapters, audio tracks, etc. You also can choose to keep or remove one you want/don’t want.

copy dvd

Option B: Backup Full Blu-ray disc to DS1517+

Want to keep all the information of the Blu-ray movies? Such as: main title, advertisement, chapter markers, review and the whole audio/subtitle streams. Click  on the top of the menu.

Option C: Directly Backup Blu-ray Movies to DS1517+

Just the main title of the original Blu-ray disc will be preserved in this way. It will save much space and won’t you to enjoy the Blu-ray movie at the same time. Navigate to “Format” > “Copy” > “Directly Copy”

direct copy

Option D: Remux Blu-ray Movie to DS1517+

Remux Blu-ray to DS1517+ is another option, you can remux the Blu-ray video and audio tracks with your custom subtitle track without much quality loss. Choose Format and select Remux, choose your wanted video format, like: AVI, MP4, FLV, WMV, etc.

remux dvd

Step 3. Start to copy Blu-ray to DS1517+

After chossing the right Blu-ray backup option, user need to go back to the main interface, and click “Convert” button to start the Blu-ray backup conversion.

Moving Converted Blu-ray Movies with DS1517+

Some users are confusing that how DS1517+ move data around between devices, Synology has made these trivially easy with DSM (DiskStation Manager ). By enabling the drag and drop between browsers option, you could copy files from the DS916+ or other devices to the new DS1517+ easily. You just need tyo install the DSM well. Like the below.

  1. Power on the DiskStation
  2. Open a web browser on a computer connected to the same network as the DiskStation
  3. Enter either of the following into the address bar of your browser: or diskstation:5000
  4. Web Assistant will be launched in your web browser. It will search for and find the DiskStation within the local network. The status of the DiskStation should be Not installed.
  5. Click Connect to start the setup process and follow the onscreen instructions

set up the DSM


  • The DiskStation must be connected to the Internet to install DSM with Web Assistant.
  • Suggested browsers: Chrome, Firefox.
  • Both the DiskStation and the computer must be in the same local network.

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