The DS710+ is supplied in a plain brown box with Synology logos and branding.
There is very little detailed info on the front of the box however some details are listed on a sticker on the rear.
Inside, the actual NAS system is packaged inside a protective polystyrene foam cover and there are two boxes, one containing the power supply and another containing the accessories.
Inside the box are the CD and the RJ45 cable with instruction manual. There are also mounting screws for the drives.
The power supply connects into the rear of the unit with a standard PC sized connector on the other side connecting to the mains.
The NAS system itself is attactively designed with a piano laquer finish, this gives it a high gloss appearance.
The front has an array of LED readouts to give detailed information on the current operation, or in case there are any issues. Status at the top, next a Lan light, HDD1, HDD2, eSATA.
Below these main lights are a USB copy button, a USB port, and the power button.
The rear has strong connectivity with LED indicators for each drive, as well as a VGA port, USB port, LAN port, Power port, Reset button and eSATA port for direct connection to an external SATA HDD.
The VGA port can be used to connect the NAS system directly to an LCD monitor.