DS1517+ with DX513

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DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by PacoZafra » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:58 pm

Hello!
I am thinking in replacing my DS1512+ with a new DS1517+, the problem is that I have a expansion unit DX513 and I would like not to upgrade to the new DX517 (too much money).
¿Anyone knows if the new DS1517+ is compatible with the old DX513?

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by rgarjr » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:08 pm

I believe they're not compatible for some reason.

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by PacoZafra » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:34 am

The connectors look the same... :roll:

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by HarryPotter » Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:49 pm

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by wallinslax » Mon May 15, 2017 4:38 pm

If bandwidth is the only difference between DX513 and DX517.
The backward compatibility of DX1517+ maybe possible.
I believe if this feature come true, more users will buy DS1517+ for upgrade purpose.

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by malooooone » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:24 pm

I can't definitively say anything about the DS1517+ since I don't have one, but I was able to use my DX513 on my new DS1817+ with no issue. Since the DS1517+ and DS1817+ are very similar I would think you should not have a problem, the only real downside being the potential loss in bandwidth because of the reported older eSATA version on the DX513.

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by leong » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:02 pm

malooooone wrote:I can't definitively say anything about the DS1517+ since I don't have one, but I was able to use my DX513 on my new DS1817+ with no issue. Since the DS1517+ and DS1817+ are very similar I would think you should not have a problem, the only real downside being the potential loss in bandwidth because of the reported older eSATA version on the DX513.
will it work with one large volume spans across the 2 boxes?
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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by polanat » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:45 pm

leong wrote:
malooooone wrote:I can't definitively say anything about the DS1517+ since I don't have one, but I was able to use my DX513 on my new DS1817+ with no issue. Since the DS1517+ and DS1817+ are very similar I would think you should not have a problem, the only real downside being the potential loss in bandwidth because of the reported older eSATA version on the DX513.
will it work with one large volume spans across the 2 boxes?
I think it will - the article that Harry Potter presented is like Synology Compatibility list, where there are models an peripherals that Synology just managed to find and test together - as for the the rest - they just did not test due to the lack of sth ...
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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by leong » Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:20 am

polanat wrote: I think it will - the article that Harry Potter presented is like Synology Compatibility list, where there are models an peripherals that Synology just managed to find and test together - as for the the rest - they just did not test due to the lack of sth ...
Thanks, am considering this as I need to send my unit for the cpu bug fix.
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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by KotMisha » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:52 am

How did this story end? Is there compatibility between 1517+ and 513?
I have the same problem - my 1515+ died (C2538) and I urgently seek a replacement. But I also have DX513, and the official support says only about the compatibility list.

Help.... :cry:

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by PacoZafra » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:00 am

No idea, I discarded this possibility because the lack of information and I didn't want to take the risk. :shock:

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by KotMisha » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:55 am

I bought my first 1515+ at an Australian online store. Excellent functionality, I really liked the device. Later I bought DX513, because I work with multimedia content, which takes up a lot of space. Exactly a year later, the "problem 2538" happened, so I bought a new device, but from Italy, since the price in Russia is much higher.After 4 months, the same "2538" - AGAIN. Thank Italian sellers, they will change the device, but this: a) will take some time. b) I do not want to get "2538" again.
There is a chance that 1517+ is deprived of this problem (and Italians are ready to send it to me), but what to do with DX513 ???
By the way, here, in Russia - disgusting support these devices. Devices purchased not in this country dont have warranty support. Literally: "where bought - there repair".

I found this:
https://www.simplynasbusiness.com/produ ... r-diskless

(see "Optional Accessories" list! but I'm afraid it's just a typo.)

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by coop777 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:21 pm

It may or may not work - but the concern is this. If the expansion cabinet fails and it is part of a disk array you may face data loss and Synology doesn't have to support it...

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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by polanat » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:48 pm

KotMisha wrote:There is a chance that 1517+ is deprived of this problem
It depends on what you consider the problem :wink: BTW it has Intel Atom C2538 CPU on board :wink:

PS I really doubt its C2538 CPU has C0 stepping :wink:
KotMisha wrote:but what to do with DX513 ???
You mean whether DS1517+ is compatible with DX513 or not? I think yes (the only difference is SATA speed - it will be DX513's one)
KotMisha wrote:I found this:
https://www.simplynasbusiness.com/produ ... r-diskless

(see "Optional Accessories" list! but I'm afraid it's just a typo.)
I don't think so. DS1517+ has 2 eSATA ports and can work with either two DS513 or with two DS213 (not wit four of them, of course :wink: )...
DS415+ [5.2-5967 Update 3 + 4xST3000VN000] & DS112 [DSM 6.1.2-15132 + WD40EFRX+ Ext1 WDBEMM0010BBK-U3] / Transmission 2.84-10 / Transmission Remote GUI 5.0.1
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Re: DS1517+ with DX513

Unread post by Rendell » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:51 am

The DX513 works fine with the DS1517+. I had four DS1512+ units that I upgraded to DS1517+. Each has two DX513s attached and I have no issues. I think the only difference is that if you were to upgrade the expansion cabinet to a DX517 you will get twice the data speed between the main cabinet and the expansion. They all use eSATA.

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