Synology 5 Bay NAS Diskstation

Synology DS1520+

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DiskStation Plus Model DS1520+

UPC Code: 846504003709

Provantage Code:  SYNO0JM

Condition:  Factory New

  • Product Type: SAN/NAS Storage System
  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Product Family: DiskStation Plus
  • Standard Memory: 8 GB
  • Number of Total Expansion Bays: 5
  • TAA Compliant: Yes

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Synology DS1520+ Specifications

    Synology 5 Bay NAS Diskstation


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    Scalable NAS with SSD cache acceleration capability

    Synology DiskStation DS1520+ is an ideal network-attached storage solution suitable for small office and IT enthusiasts. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance. The scalable storage design of DS1520+ lets you start small and expand storage capacity with Synology DX517 as your data grows.


    4-core 2.0 GHz, burst up to 2.7 GHz

    Cache Acceleration

    2 x built-in M.2 2280 NVMe SSD slots


    Average 19.8% boost to computing-intensive applications


    Expand up to 15 drives with a DX517 expansion unit

    Optimize performance and capacity

    DS1520+ provides two built-in M.2 SSD slots so that you can take full advantage of Synology SSD Cache functionality. Add SSD cache for up to 20 times faster I/O response without using front drive bays. You can add 10 more drives with two Synology DX517 to expand storage capacity.

    Accelerate demanding applications

    A more powerful CPU speeds up computing-intensive applications. The new 4-core processor boosts photo indexing, database response times, and web PHP response efficiency. Easily categorize your photo memories, smoothly manage files across computers and mobile devices, and enjoy blazing fast web applications.

    Access and sync your files seamlessly

    Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.

    Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.

    Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.

    Back up your data: Protect your files as scheduled or in real-time.

    Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

    Synology Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.

    • Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity,
    • Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets
    • Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click

    Virtual Machine Manager

    Virtual Machine Manager enables you to test new software in sandboxes, isolate your customers' machines, and increase the flexibility of your server. You can easily run Windows, Linux, and Virtual DSM on your Synology NAS by just a few steps.

    Snapshots for virtual machines

    Perfectly clone and restore a virtual machine within seconds.

    Live migration

    Seamlessly migrate Virtual DSM instances from a Synology NAS to another.

    Multi-tenant environment

    Create multiple isolated virtual machines for subsidiary business units or departments.

    Powered by Synology DSM


    Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.

    Hyper Backup

    Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.

    Desktop Backup

    Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.


    CIFS/SMB  –  SMB 2.0  –  SMB 3.0  –  NFSv4  –  NFSv4.1  –  iSCSI  –  HTTP  –  HTTPS  –  FTP  –  SNMP  –  LDAP  –  CalDAV  –  NFS  –  WEBDAV

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Product NameSynology 5 Bay NAS Diskstation
Product TypeSAN/NAS Storage System
Processor ManufacturerIntel
RAID SupportedYes
Ethernet TechnologyGigabit Ethernet
Number of Total Expansion Bays5
Network (RJ-45)Yes
Maximum Power Supply Wattage120 W
Product FamilyDiskStation Plus
Total Number of USB Ports2
Number of Hard Drives Supported5
Number of Hard Drives Installed0
Form FactorDesktop
Processor Speed2.70 GHz
Processor TypeCeleron
RAID Levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Basic, Hybrid RAID, JBOD
Controller TypeSerial ATA
Standard Memory8 GB
Processor CoreQuad-core (4 Core)
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports4
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Number of Solid State Drive Supported5
Number of Solid State Drive Installed0
Number of 2.5" / 3.5" Bays5
Processor ModelJ4125
Country of OriginTaiwan
Memory TechnologyDDR4 SDRAM
Operating SystemDiskStation Manager
Product SeriesPlus
Product ModelDS1520+
Product LineDiskStation
Packaged Quantity1
Supplies/Accessories for Synology DS1520+

Synology 5 Bay Expansion Unit DX517 Diskless

Mfg Part# DX517

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