Rack Xpansion RX1214/RX1214RP
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Scale up your RackStation in a Breeze
Synology RX1214/RX1214RP delivers an effortless solution for volume expansion and data backup for Synology RackStation. The RX1214/RX1214RP seamlessly scales up the storage capacity of the Synology RackStation by an additional 12 hard drives on-the-fly when connected directly to an expansion cable.
Volume Expansion & Backup
When running out of hard drive capacity on the Synology RackStation, Synology RX1214/RX1214RP provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity by additional 12 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Synology RackStation can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring the Synology RackStation continues its service during the capacity expansion. Synology RX1214/RX1214RP can be used as a dedicated local backup solution for the Synology RackStation. When created as a separate volume, the Synology RX1214/RX1214RP provides a great backup solution to its local hard disks in case of system failure.
Reliable Plug-n-use Design
Synology RackStation securely connects to Synology RX1214/RX1214RP with an high-bandwidth expansion cable that ensures maximum throughput. It allows the hard drives in the connected Synology RX1214/RX1214RP to operate as they are the internal ones of the Synology RackStation, with no lag in data retrieval. With SATA III 6Gb/s interface support, Synology RX1214/RX1214RP unleashes the full performance of the installed drives and provides outstanding data transfer rate. To ensures 24/7 service uptime, Synology RX1214RP is equipped with redundant power supplies, allowing automatic fail-over support if one of the PSUs is failed.
Green & Easy to Manage
Deep Sleep can be manually configured to take effect automatically when the system has been inactive for a period of time. This not only saves energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disk. The RX1214/RX1214RP will also smartly power on/off with the attached RackStation, so no user intervention is needed to keep this system running smartly and efficiently.
Which Synology DiskStation/RackStation can I use with Synology Expansion Units?
Synology expansion units are designed for pairing with specific expansion-ready DiskStation/RackStation models to enlarge the internal volume, or form independent volumes for backup or additional storage. Refer to the table below to see which DiskStation/RackStation are designed to support expansion units:
Expansion units may be able to automatically power-on or off alongside paired DiskStations. However, expansion units and paired DiskStation/RackStation must be connected using the original cable provided by Synology Inc.; otherwise automatic power-on/off may not function as normal.
Rack Xpansion RX1214/RX1214RP Datasheet (475,74 KB)
Rack Xpansion RX1214/RX1214RP User Guide (2,50 MB)