BUFFALO LinkStation 220DE Network Attached Storage

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Buffalo LinkStation 220DE 2-Bay Diskless Network Storage Enclosure


Buffalo™ Technology’s LinkStation™ (LS220D series) combines an incredibly easy User Interface with the convenience, security and capacity of dual-bay, RAID-ready Network Attached Storage.

The LS220D is affordable, fast, and primed for intensive data storage tasks. It’s pre-configured and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobileoptimised and intuitive interface.

The Truly Private Cloud
Buffalo’s Private Cloud solution ensures your privacy and comes without any monthly fees. With a private cloud users’ data stays protected in the physical location of your device – not off-site in a third party’s data centre. And with Buffalo’s free mobile and tablet Apps, or any web browser, your data is accessible and just a couple keystrokes away.

WebAccess - Free Apps and One-Click Access from Anywhere
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™ 220.

A brand new UI has been designed to provide users one-click access to their most commonly accessed settings.

Easy Set up from your Mobile Device!
You can set up your LinkStation 200 in three easy steps with our free “Smart Navigator” App:

Plug in your power cable and connect your LinkStation 200 to your router (using the cables provided)
Download the “Smart Navigator” from your App Store and follow the simple instructions
Save your data and access it from anywhere

Organize Your Life
Ideal for home users, the new LinkStation 220 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 LS220 is DLNA and Twonky Beam-ready and can also stream high-end DSD audio files without losing quality.

PC Back up with NovaBACKUP®
Provides simple and secure shared storage and backup for PCs and mobile devices on a home network. Allows users to backup content on up to five Windows PCs by using NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition.

Backup for Multiple Mac Devices
Supports Apple Time Machine -- for backing up multiple Mac computers.

Powerful backup NovaBACKUP
The LinkStation™ 220 is bundled with five licenses of NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition. NovaBACKUP® automatically backs up your personal documents along with your favorite photos, music and videos, and protects your data on workstations locally and online. Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure, NovaBACKUP® keeps your data secure.

Built-In BitTorrent
Download media files directly to your LinkStation™ 220 without having to power up your PC with the built-in BitTorrent™ client. A BitTorrent™ client is a programme that uses the BitTorrent™ protocol to manage large file downloads and uploads over the Internet.

Quick and easy Setup
The LS220 is fast and ready for intensive data storage tasks and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobileoptimised and intuitive interface.

WebAccess - Free Apps
Easily open Linkstation™ files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for Windows 8, iOS, Android®, and Windows Phone 7 – 8.

Direct Stream Digital (DSD)
Stream digital music in studio quality - the LS220 series has Direct Stream Digital (DSD) playback and streams high-end audio files without losing quality. Buffalo is working together with major Audio equipment brands to ensure compatibility with most network-capable AV Receivers, Players, and Streamers and DSD-native and DSD over PCM file formats.

Gigabit Ethernet port 10/100/1000
Gigabit Ethernet port enabled for high-speed network connectivity.

Built-in FTP and print servers
Access your LinkStation™ 220 files via the built-in FTP server or print from anywhere on your network via the built-in print server, using USB 2.0 printer.

Restricted network access
Set access to network at group and user security levels to protect data.

Seamlessly Wired to iTunes
Access music files stored on your LinkStation™ 220 with your iTunes software.

Active Directory support
Works as a client in an Active Directory domain allowing the LinkStation™ 220 to utilise the domain users and groups.

Hardware Specifications

CPU: Marvell Armada 370 ARM
CPU Speed: 800MHz
Performance: Read: 100+MB/s, Write: 50+MB/s (Direct Gigabit Network Connection)

Number of bays: 2
Supported HDD Capacities: 1TB/2TB/3TB/4TB/6TB
Drive Interface: SATA 3Gb/s
RAID Support: JBOD/0/1

Standard Compliance: IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type: RJ-45
LAN Ports: 1
Max Transmission Rate: 10/100/1000 Mbps

Standard Compliance: USB 2.0
Connector Type: USB type A
USB 2.0 Ports: 1
USB 3.0 Ports: No
Max Transmission Rate: Max: 480 Mb/s

Networking: TCP/IP
Management: HTTP/HTTPS
Time Synchronization: NTP

Dimensions: 87x126x205mm
Weight: 0.85 kg (empty enclosure) / 1.7 kg (fully populated)
Operating Environment: 5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (operation, typical): 19 Watts
Power Consumption (standby): 13 Watts
Power Consumption in sleep mode: 0.9 Watts
Power Supply: External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Active Directory support: Yes
WebAccess: Yes
DLNA™ Media Server: Yes
NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition: Yes
BitTorrent™: Yes
Apple Time Machine®: Yes
Apple Bonjour®: Yes
iTunes® Integration: Yes
Power Management System: Yes
Available Colours: Black
Client OS: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Box contents: LinkStation 220, Setup CD-ROM, Quick Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable, AC Adapter, Warranty Statement
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