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DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Ravezz » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:02 pm

Hi,

First of all, I'm not sure if this is a right section of the forum. My apologizes if it should be posted in one of the other sections.

I'm looking for DX213 expansion bay. All my searches ended up with "No Longer Available", "Currently unavailable" etc.

I know there is DX513 availble but I don't need 5 bay solution but I'm happy with my DS415+ and would like to add 2 additional HDD's into it.

Any ideas where to look?

Thank you in advance.

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by rgarjr » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:09 pm

That box was discontinued a long time ago, so it's going to be hard to find a new one. Maybe a used one but very rare. Just get a 5-bay one and use only the drives u need
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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Ravezz » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:56 pm

Hi,

I guess I would have to consider that option. Although there are few cons: 1. DX513 needs more space. 2. It costs more than DX213. 3. Currently I have only 1 extra HDD to use so I would have 5 slots with only 1 HDD used.

Any ideas where I could look for used DX213? I tried eBAy and some other European and global sale sites. Nothing. Are there any other (e.g. US sites) I should consider?

Thank you for your help.

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by froejoe » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:34 pm

Ravezz wrote:Hi,

First of all, I'm not sure if this is a right section of the forum. My apologizes if it should be posted in one of the other sections.

I'm looking for DX213 expansion bay. All my searches ended up with "No Longer Available", "Currently unavailable" etc.

I know there is DX513 availble but I don't need 5 bay solution but I'm happy with my DS415+ and would like to add 2 additional HDD's into it.

Any ideas where to look?

Thank you in advance.
I have a DX-213 for sale, as I'm not using it. I'll offer you just the box, or the box with 2 x 4TB WD Red drives. Let me know if you're interested in discussing further.
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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Sakurambo » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:52 am

Hi all.
I have the same problem; I'm interested in your offer.
Where are you from?
If shipment is possible; how much it costs only DX213?

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by synology_ukman » Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:28 am

Wouldn't it be easier just to buy bigger drives

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Ravezz » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:53 pm

synology_ukman wrote:Wouldn't it be easier just to buy bigger drives
Not exactly. Currently I have 3+8+4+4 hdd configuration and have one 3 hdd over. I'm considering buying another 8TB in the future. WD RED 3TB are relatively cheap so selling it makes no sense. That's why I'm thinking of buying DX213 and using it as expansion.

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by polanat » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:43 am

For 1-2 extra disks DX213 could be substituted with other compatible non-Synology brands (e.g. RAIDON), provided you do not need to see your extra 2 disks as 2 extra single volumes (eSata Port Multiplier issue). What's more, your DS415+ can work with external eSATA box only as a separate volume - so for myself it doesn't make much sense to look up DX213 ...
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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Sergiy Y » Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:57 am

Hi to All,

I have the same problem. I would like to buy DX213 (diskless, because I have drives) to expand my DS916+

Can somebody help me, where to buy?
NAS System: DS916+ and DX213 with 6 x 4Tb WD Red

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by stevengf » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:44 pm

I have a DX213 for sale if anyone is still interested. Located in Toronto.

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Sergiy Y » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:51 am

Thank you but I've bought it at eBay
NAS System: DS916+ and DX213 with 6 x 4Tb WD Red

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Re: DX213 - where to buy?

Unread post by Christian_Bailey » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:24 pm

I'd like to buy a DX213. I was unable to contact you through your profile.

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