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Synology 5 bay Expansion Unit DX517 (Diskless)



Synology 5 bay Expansion Unit DX517 (Diskless)


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Detailed Specifications

Synology 5 bay Expansion Unit DX517 (Diskless)

5-bay 3.5"/2.5" SATA expansion Easily add 5 additional drive bays to Synology DiskStation. Supporting both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA drives, DX517 is a flexible solution supporting on-the-fly volume expansion or serving as a local backup destination. Online volume expansionManaged from DiskStation Manager on the host NAS, the additional bays in the DX517 are immediately ready to be used once connected. On-the-fly volume expansion ensures that storage and services on the host are not interrupted during volume expansion. Hot-swappable drive tray design The hot-swappable drive trays of DX517 allow easy drive installation and replacement without powering down the system. Screwless drive tray design reduces the time needed for system setup. Dedicated local backup solution Synology DX517 can be used as a dedicated local backup solution for the Synology DiskStation. When created as a separate volume, the DX517 provides a great backup solution to its local hard disks in case of system failure.

Brand Name: Synology 
Drive Interface: Serial ATA 
Form Factor: External 
Host Interface: eSATA 
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays:
Number of Total Expansion Bays:
Product Type: Drive Enclosure 
General Information
Brand Name: Synology 
Manufacturer: Synology, Inc 
Manufacturer Part Number: DX517 
Manufacturer Website Address:
Packaged Quantity:
Product Model: DX517 
Product Name: DX517 Drive Enclosure 
Product Type: Drive Enclosure 
I/O Expansions
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays:
Number of Total Expansion Bays:
Drive Interface: Serial ATA 
Host Interface: eSATA 

Synology DiskStation Servers:

  • DS1817+
  • DS1517+
Environmental Certification: RoHS 
Environmentally Friendly: Yes 
Package Contents:
  • DX517 Drive Enclosure
  • 1 x Accessory Pack
  • 1 x AC Power Cord
  • 1 x Expansion Cable: eSATA
  • 1 x Quick Installation Guide
Physical Characteristics
Cooling Fan: Yes 
Depth: 9.2" 
Form Factor: External 
Height: 6.2" 
Weight (Approximate): 8.62 lb 
Width: 9.8" 
Technical Information
Number of Hard Drives Supported:
Limited Warranty: 3 Year 
  • All packages are shipped same day if the order is placed before 3PM CST

    We use UPS/FedEx to ship the packages with different service levels offered by UPS/FedEx

    Overnight Shipping take 1 business day
    Expedited Shipping take about 2-3 business days
    Ground shipping take about 3-5 business days

    You can select the desired service level at Checkout and we will make sure the package is shipped as per the selected service level.

  • We Accept

    i) PayPal
    ii) All Credit & Debit Cards
    iii) Purchase Orders
    iv) Check
    v) Bank Transfer/ACH/Wire Transfer

    To process the order through Paypal/CC, you can simply checkout and process the payment.

    If you want to issue us Purchase Order/Check/Bank Transfer, Please contact us at the following details

    Call: 469.458.9636

  • If you have any queries, please contact us at the following details and we will be happy to help



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