LS-WXL : LinkStation™ Duo

Capacities :

2.0TB LS-WX2.0TL/R1-EU
4.0TB LS-WX4.0TL/R1-EU
One central place to store your files and share with people on your network

Buffalo LinkStation™ Duo makes storage and sharing simple.

The Buffalo LinkStation™ Duo (LS-WXL) is a two-drive, two-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device designed for centralized storing of data and sharing with everyone on the network. It is the ideal choice for the home and small office that prefers one central place to store and share their data files, photos, videos and music. This high performance, network storage solution can be configured in RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 1 for redundant storage.
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Easy to stream. Easy to share.

Stream multimedia from your LinkStation™ Duo to a PC, Mac and any DLNA™ or UPnP® Certified media player. Or share movies, photos and documents with friends and family on your home network or with people on your small business network. Conveniently store, access and share via the Internet through Buffalo's Web Access feature.

Quick swap drives

The two removable hard drives are easily accessible via the front panel.

Quick and easy setup

The built-in DNLA™ Media Server allows you to share movies and play music on any DLNA™ or UPnP® Certified media player.

Faster streaming speed

With data transfer rates of up to 40MB per second, expect an enhanced performance.

Listen to your favourite hits from iTunes

The LinkStation™ Duo seamlessly integrates with iTunes® and allows you to access to your favourite playlists from your iTunes® software.

Powerful Backup With NovaBACKUP

The LinkStation™ Duo is bundled with five licenses of NovaBACKUP® Professional. The NovaBACKUP® Professional 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™ Duo 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.

Buffalo's Web Access Technology

Buffalo's unique Web Accesstechnology allows you to easily access and share your photos, music files, and videos stored on your Buffalo NAS with anyone who has access to the Internet. No special software is required. Simply send a link via e-mail to your friends and family so they can securely access the files you've selected for them to see.

Eco-friendly, energy-saving

Pre-installed with these energy-efficient features: the Schedule Power Management System – which reduces CO2 omissions and helps save up to 66% power; the PC Interlocking Power Management System – which makes power saving effortless, and the Automatic Power On/Off function – which automatically turn on or off with your PC or Mac.

View digital content on any DLNA

The built-in DLNA™ and UPnP® Certified Media Server allows easy playback of multimedia files on any DLNA™ Certified device.

One touch transfer from your digital camera to your LinkStation

Automatically upload images from your digital camera or digital camcorder directly to your LinkStation™ Duo with the Direct Copy feature.

Backup for multiple Mac computers

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

UPS support

Supports UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) connectivity via USB port.

USB port

Expand storage by adding a USB 2.0 hard drive via the USB port.

RAID support

Three operational modes: RAID level 0, 1 and Standard - for greater flexibility.

Active Directory support

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

Gigabit Ethernet port

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

Dedicated scripts and servers

LinkStation™ Duo runs on these scripts and servers: Apache Web server (full featured enhancement modules included); PHP5 Scripting language (fully supported by the Web server); MySQL database with phpmyadmin interface.

Scheduled backups

Schedule data backups from your PC to an external USB storage device or another Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) device.

Supported operating systems

Windows7 (32/64bit), Windows® Vista™, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows MCE 2005/2004, Windows Server 2008/2003, MAC OS X 10.3.9 or later.

Hardware System
CPU Type
Marvell 88F6281 ARM
CPU Speed
600MHz
RAM
DDR2 128MB
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
2
Total Capacity
2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Drive Interface
SATA 2, 3 Gb/s
Supported RAID Levels
JBOD, 0, 1
LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type
RJ-45
Number of LAN Ports
1
Data Transfer Rates
10/100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 2.0
Connector Type
USB Type A
Number of Ports
1
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 480 Mb/s
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP/FTPS, SFTP, HTTP/HTTPS
Active Directory Integration
Kerberos
Management
HTTP, HTTPS
Time Synchronization
NTP
Other
Dimensions
86 x 204 x 127mm
Weight
2.3Kg
Client OS
Windows7 (32/64bit), Windows® Vista™, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows MCE 2005/2004, Windows Server 2008/2003, MAC OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (Max.)
avg. 26W
Power Supply
External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Product Part Numbers
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LS-WX8.0TL/R1
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Note: 1TB = 1, 000, 000, 000, 000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environment factor.

Firmwares

Downloads

Please select your product from the menu below to download appropriate firmware, datasheet, driver, quick setup guide and manual.

Some of our files have been compressed as zip files for faster download.
You can use FREE utilities such as WinZIP (PC) and Stuffit Expander (Mac) to decompress these files after download.

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
27-10-2014
1.69
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
27-10-2014
1.69
Windows
27-10-2014
1.69
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
27-10-2014
1.69
Intel Mac

Utilities

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
14-09-2014
-
Intel Mac
14-09-2014
-
Windows
12-11-2012
1.13
up to Windows 8
To set Windows security for NAS file transfer

CD Images

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
08-07-2013
3.30
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
08-07-2013
3.30
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
08-07-2013
3.30
Intel Mac
08-07-2013
3.30
Windows

Some of our files have been compressed as zip files for faster download.

You can use FREE utilities such as WinZIP (PC) and Stuffit Expander (Mac) to decompress these files after download.