Synology Disk Station 12-Bay Expansion Unit (DX1215)


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Product Highlights

  • Provide seamless storage space upgrade with plug-and-use design
  • Comes with online volume expansion
  • Comes with SATA III 6Gb/s interface support
  • Provide local backup solution
  • Managed from Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)
  • It has an energy-saving hibernation mode


10 in stock

Synology Disk Station 12-Bay Expansion Unit (DX1215)


Easy to manage

When the system has been inactive for a longer period of time, anyone can manually configure hibernation mode to start the system automatically. This not only saves energy but also increases the life of the hard drive. DX1215 smartly powers on/off with the attached disk-station. So, no user intervention is needed to keep this system running efficiently and smartly. DX1215 also comes with a fast detachable fan module with two 120 X 120mm fans and screwless drive trays. Thus, it makes system components replacement fast and tool-free.

Plug and use design

With a specially designed extension cable, the DX1215 securely connects to Synology’s DiskStation servers. Thus, it ensures easy connectivity and maximum data throughput. To operate as the internal ones of Synology DiskStation, the 6 GB/s connection speed allows the drives in the connected Synology DX1215.

Backup and volume expansion

Synology DX1215 provides an additional 12 drive slots. Thus, it provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity, When drive capacity is running low on a Synology DiskStation. Without reformatting existing drives, a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) volume on Synology DiskStation can be expanded directly. Thus, it ensures that the Synology DiskStation continues providing services during capacity expansion. Also, it can successfully serve as a dedicated local backup solution for a Synology DiskStation. It also provides a great backup solution for local drives in case of system failure.



Hard Drive: 72-TB Mechanical Hard Disk


Supported models:

  • FS1018
  • DS3617xs
  • DS3615xs
  • DS3612xs
  • DS3611xs
  • DS3018xs
  • DS2415+
  • DS2413+
  • DS2411+
  • DS2015xs

Note- DSM version requirement: 5.1-5004 or later version

Compatible Drive Type:

  • 5″ SATA HDD
  • 5″ SATA HDD
  • 5″ SATA SSD

Hardware Platform: PC

Operating System: ‎Microsoft Windows 10


Maximum Internal Raw Capacity: 72 TB (6 TB HDD X 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) (See All       Supported HDD)

Flash Memory Size: 6 TB

Batteries: ‎1 Lithium Ion batteries required


Power Source: AC

Voltage: ‎240 Volts


Length: 35.6 cm

Width: 30.5 cm

Height: 27.9 cm


Weight (Kg): ‎9.03


  • Packaging Content: Main Unit X 1
  • User’s Guide X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • Expansion Cable: Infiniband X 1

Warranty: 5 Years

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