Buffalo LinkStation 520 4TB (2 X 2TB) 2-bay NAS

QuickFind: 713747 Mfr part code: LS520D0402-EU
  • 4TB (2 X 2TB) Drives Installed
  • Powerful backup NovaBACKUP
  • Gigabit Ethernet port 10/100/1000
  • Restricted access
  • Seamlessly wired to iTunes

Product Description

Buffalo LinkStation 520 4TB (2 X 2TB) 2-bay NAS

Buffalo Technology's LinkStation 520D series is a customisable, large capacity Network Attached Storage solution with great flexibility.

Dual Core CPU

The LS520D features a robust Dual Core processor and is super-fast with impressive start-up and shut down speed as well as read and write speeds up to 100 MB/s!

WebAccess - Free Apps

While on the go, Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows users to create a private cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. All you need is a Smartphone or tablet and Buffalo's free iOS, Windows or Android app to enjoy full access to the digital assets you keep on your LinkStation™ 520.

Organise Your Life

Ideal for home users, the new LinkStation 520 Series provides simple network storage and backup and offers an assortment of features, allowing users to store, organize, access and stream media files from any computer, smartphone or tablet. Buffalo's new LinkStation™ can also stream up to 4 HD films simultaneously allowing each family member to watch their favourite film, on their own device, at the same time.

 

 

The LS520 makes intensive data storage tasks easy, and users can choose from RAID 0/1/JBOD support for customised capacity and redundancy according to their specific needs. Backups are also made easy with NovaStor's NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition for PC, or TimeMachine for Mac.
LS520 users will enjoy its intuitive and quick interface and expanded power control features which include on/off scheduling, Wake on LAN, and HDD spin down. Thus enabling the LS520 to stop working when you do and greatly lessen its power consumption.
Buffalo's LS520 is also DLNA compatible and works with 3rd party File Management apps for Android and iOS to help you step-up your Digital Life and/or seamlessly blend in to your existing set-up.

Technical Specification

Buffalo LinkStation 520 4TB (2 X 2TB) 2-bay NAS

Processor / Memory

RAM Installed 256 MB DDR3
Processors Installed 1 x 1.1 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Max Supported Qty 1
RAM 256 MB DDR3

Manufacturer Warranty

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

Power

Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Device External power adapter
Power Consumption Operational 37 Watt

General

Device Type NAS server
Host Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity 4 TB
Max Supported Capacity 8 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 2 (installed) / 2 (max)
Width 8.7 cm
Depth 20.5 cm
Height 12.6 cm
Weight 2.5 kg
Enclosure Colour Black

Storage Controller

Type RAID
Interface Type SATA 3Gb/s
RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD

Hard Drive

Type HDD - 3.5"
Capacity 2 x 2 TB
Interface Type SATA 3Gb/s

Networking

Data Link Protocol 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP
Remote Management Protocol HTTP
Network Services Compatibility Apple Bonjour Protocol, Microsoft CIFS, FTP, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP)
Features Wake on LAN (WOL), iTunes server, BitTorrent Client, DLNA Media Server, Apple Time Machine compatible, NTP time synchronisation
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, DLNA CERTIFIED

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays 2 (total) / 0 (free) x internal
Interfaces 1 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x USB 3.0 - Type A

Software / System Requirements

Software Included NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition (5 licences)
OS Required Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.7 or later, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)

Environmental Parameters

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

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