Expansion Unit for Increasing Capacity of the Synology DiskStation
Synology® DX513 delivers an effortless solution for volume expansion and data backup for selected Synology DiskStation models. The DX513 seamlessly scales up the storage capacity of the DiskStation by an additional 5 hard drives on-the-fly when connected directly by an expansion cable.
Models able to expand RAID :
Independent volumes only:
DS415+, DS413, DS412+, DS216+, DS216+II, DS215+, DS214+, DS214play, DS213+, DS212+, DS115, DS114, DS112+, DS112
Online Volume Expansion
Dedicated Local Backup Solution
Reliable Plug-n-use Design
Hot-swappable HDD Design
Auto power on/off with DiskStation Models
Volume Expansion & Backup
When running out of hard drive capacity on the Synology DiskStation, Synology DX513 provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity by additional 5 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Synology DiskStation can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring the Synology DiskStation continues its service during the capacity expansion.
Synology DX513 can be used as a dedicated local backup solution for the Synology DiskStation. When created as a separate volume, the Synology DX513 provides a great backup solution to its local hard disks in case of system failure.
NAS Servers No. of Applicable Expansion Unit(s) Max. No. of HDDs
DX513 X2 unit 18 pcs
DS1512+ X2 unit 15 pcs
DS712+ X1 unit 7 pcs
Reliable Plug-n-use Design
The Synology DX513 is connected to the Synology DiskStation using an expansion cable with custom-designed connectors on both ends, ensuring a reliable connection and maximum throughput. The 3.0 Gb/sec connection speed allows the hard drives in the connected Synology DX513 to operate as the internal ones of Synology DiskStation.
Green & Easy to Manage
The HDD hibernation and system hibernation can be manually configured to take effect automatically when the system has been inactive for a period of time. This not only saves energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disk. The DX513 will also smartly power on/off with the attached DiskStation, so no user intervention is needed to keep this system running smartly and efficiently.
Internal HDD : 3.5" SATA or 2.5" SATA X 5
Expansion Port X 1
Hot Swappable HDD : Yes
Size : 157 x 248 x 233 (mm)
Weight : 3.91 kg
System Fan : 80 x 80 mm X 2
Noise Level1 : 30dB(A)
Power Recovery : Sync with the paired DiskStation (Default Mode)
AC Input Power Voltage : 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency : 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
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 : 6,500 feet
Supported Models3 : DS710+, DS712+, DS1010+, DS1511+, DS1512+, DS1812+; Use as independent volume: DS112, DS112+, DS212+, DS213+, DS412+, DS413
45.1W (Access), 16.5W (HDD Hibernation)2
Managed through the Synology DSM
FCC: Class B
CE : Class B
BSMI : Class B
DX513 Main Unit
AC Power Cord
1. Fully loaded with Seagate® ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in operation; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the DiskStation front and rear; Background noise: 17.1 dB(A); Temperature: 24.2°C; Humidity: 63%.
2. Measured with 5 Western Digital® 3TB WD30EZRS hard drive. The figures could vary on different environments.
3. For info about newest supported models, please visit www.synology.com for the latest information.
| Stock code || IBSY-DX513|
| Brand || Synology|
| Series || NAS Expansion|
| Model || DX513|
| Type || 5-Bay, For compatible DiskStation models (up to x16)|
| UPC || 846504001309|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 28/08/2012|
DX513 Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 157x248x233mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| Guarantee || 3yr|
| Total Drives || 5|
| Total Drives (alternate) || 5|
| RAID || None|
DX513 Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||5|
| Weight (kg) || 7.57kg|
| Weight (bare) || 3.91kg|
| External Length (mm) || 400cm|
| External Width (mm) || 350cm|
| External Height (mm) || 400cm|
| Colour || Black|
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