Buffalo 3TB Velocity DriveStation Hard Drive

QuickFind: 282540 Mfr part code: HD-LX3.0TU3-EU
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Includes AC adapter
  • 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Product Description

Buffalo 3TB Velocity DriveStation Hard Drive

DriveStation™ Velocity is the perfect solution for those who need to transfer files quickly and easily

Key Features

  • Number of Drives – 1
  • Hard Drive Sizes - 1.0TB / 2.0TB / 3.0TB
  • Disk Rotation Speed - 7200 rpm
  • Interface - Standard Compliance USB 3.0
  • Number of Ports – 1

Simply connect for ultra fast transfer speeds

Buffalo DriveStation™ Velocity hard drive promises blazingly fast data transfer speeds

Transfer your files quickly and easily with the Buffalo DriveStation™ Velocity (HD-LXU3). This external hard drive combines a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with a 7,200 RPM hard disk and an enhanced TurboPC EX data transfer and data copy utility to give an amazing speed performance. The USB 3.0 interface allows ultra fast data transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps which is ideal for storing video and data-intensive digital content. The Buffalo DriveStation™ Velocity is backwards compatible with USB 2.0

Automatic hardware disk encryption keeps your data safe

The DriveStation™ Velocity is optimal for users who want to restrict access to their personal drive when on a shared computer or network. Powerful yet easy-to-use security options include the 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) – an automatic hardware encryption that protects your data, with no loss of performance.

Speed with TurboPC EX + 7200rpm HDD

The new TurboPC EX enhances the performance of Buffalo’s TurboPC by boosting data transfer and data copy speeds; thus, making file saving, copying, and transferring even faster.


Eco-friendly, power-saving (PC only)

ECO Manager – an eco-minded power management tool for Windows that regulates power usage, conserves energy

Buffalo backup utility for automatic data backup

Automatically backs up your Windows PCs, thus protecting your data.

Easy logon with Secure Lock Manager Easy™

The Secure Lock Manager™ feature for Windows® simplifies access for you while keeping others out on Windows PCs. It automatically remembers your logon passwords, eliminating the need to enter one each time the drive is accessed whenever you are using the Full Automatic Encryption for Windows®.

Connect and go

Plug & Play connectivity: simply connect the hard drive to any USB port on a computer or other device you are connecting to. No need to install any drivers and no confusing settings.

USB 2.0 compatible

Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0. No adjustments are needed; just plug into any USB 2.0 port

Warranty: 2 years

High-speed 7,200 RPM hard disk

The disk reads and writes data faster, so you spend less time waiting when transferring and saving files.

RAMDISK virtual disk utility

The Windows RAMDISK utility creates a small “virtual hard disk” using your computer’s RAM (Random Access Memory).

Eco feature saves power

The Eco feature cuts power consumption during stand-by mode using Auto Power OFF.

Technical Specification

Buffalo 3TB Velocity DriveStation Hard Drive


Power Consumption (Active) 12 Watt
Power Source Included AC adapter
Power Device Power adapter
Power Consumption 18 Watt (active)
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)


Interface USB 3.0
Internal Drive Interface Serial ATA
Weight 950 g
Device Type Hard drive - external (desktop)
Features Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), automatic backup, ECO, power management support, 256-bit AES
Capacity 3 TB
Hardware Encryption Yes
Width 3.9 cm
Depth 18.9 cm
Height 12.3 cm


Max Data Transfer Rate 480 MB/s
Interface Transfer Rate 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x USB 3.0 - 9 pin USB Type B

Software & System Requirements

OS Required Microsoft Windows XP, Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)
Software Included Buffalo Tools


Enclosure Colour Glossy black
Localisation United Kingdom
Compliant Standards Plug and Play

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 2 years
Service & Support Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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