LinkStation 220

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LinkStation™ 220

Room to Spare
and Access from Anywhere

2-Bay Consumer NAS

 

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.

Buffalo™ Technology’s LS220 series is a two bay Network Attached Storage device available as a diskless enclosure, or fully populated with 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacity.

0TB  LS220DE-EU
2TB  LS220D0202-EU
4TB  LS220D0402-EU
6TB  LS220D0602-EU
8TB  LS220D0802-EU

The Truly Private Cloud

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.

  • Big capacity
  • No size limitation for each file
  • No transfer size limitation per day

 

 

 

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.

Easily open Linkstation™ files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for:

 

 

 

Easy Set up from your Mobile Device!

You can set up your LinkStation 200 in three easy steps with our free “Smart Navigator” App:

  1. Plug in your power cable and connect your LinkStation 200 to your router (using the cables provided)
  2. Download the “Smart Navigator” from your App Store and follow the simple instructions
  3. 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 computers

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.

Backup for multiple Mac computers

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

Backup for LinkStations

Schedule backups from one LinkStation™ to another over your LAN network or to an external hard disk drive via USB.

Hardware System
CPU Type
Marvell ARMADA 370 ARM (Dual Issue)
CPU Speed
800MHz
Performance
Read: 100+MB/s*, Write: 50+MB/s (Direct Gigabit Network Connection)
RAM
DDR3 256MB
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
2
Total Capacity
Enclosure, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Supported HDD Capacities
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB
Drive Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Supported RAID Levels
JBOD, 0, 1
LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type
RJ-45
LAN Ports
1
Max Transmission Rate
10/100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface
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
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP
Management
HTTP/HTTPS
Time Synchronization
NTP
Other
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
Note
1 client; for more than 2 active clients we recommend the LinkStation 400 series
Product Part Numbers
Product Code
LS220DE-EU - Enclosure
-
LS220D0202-EU - 2TB
-
LS220D0402-EU - 4TB
-
LS220D0602-EU - 6TB
-
LS220D0802-EU - 8TB

Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Documentation

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  
23-04-2017
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23-04-2017
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Firmware

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
26-06-2017
1.66
Windows
For supported OS and new features see release notes.
26-06-2017
1.66
Windows
26-06-2017
1.66
Intel Mac
For supported OS and new features see release notes.
26-06-2017
1.66
Intel Mac

CD Images

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
19-03-2014
1.10
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
19-03-2014
1.10
Windows
19-03-2014
1.10
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
19-03-2014
1.10
Intel Mac

Utilities

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
05-03-2017
-
Windows
09-01-2017
2.84
Intel Mac up to 10.8
05-03-2017
-
Intel Mac 10.9 or later
Western Digital
NearlineReWD4000FYYZ3.5"4TB
NearlineReWD4000FYYZ - 01UL1B13.5"4TB
NearlineReWD3000FYYZ3.5"3TB
NearlineReWD2000FYYZ3.5"2TB
NearlineReWD1003FBYZ3.5"1TB
NearlineReWD1003FBYZ - 010FB03.5"1TB
NearlineSeWD4000F9YZ3.5"4TB
NearlineSeWD4000F9YZ - 09N20L03.5"4TB
NearlineSeWD3000F9YZ3.5"3TB
NearlineSeWD2000F9YZ3.5"2TB
NearlineSeWD1002F9YZ3.5"1TB
NearlineSeWD1002F9YZ - 09H1JL03.5"1TB
NASRed ProWD8001FFWX - 68J1UN03.5"8TB
NASRed ProWD4001FFSX3.5"4TB
NASRed ProWD3001FFSX3.5"3TB
NASRed ProWD2001FFSX3.5"2TB
NASRedWD80EFZX - 68UW8N03.5"8TB
NASRedWD60EFRX - 68MYMN03.5"6TB
NASRedWD60EFRX - 68MYMN13.5"6TB
NASRedWD50EFRX - 68MYMN03.5"5TB
NASRedWD50EFRX - 68MYMN13.5"5TB
NASRedWD40EFRX3.5"4TB
NASRedWD40EFRX - 68WT0N03.5"4TB
NASRedWD30EFRX3.5"3TB
NASRedWD30EFRX - 68EUZN03.5"3TB
NASRedWD20EFRX3.5"2TB
NASRedWD20EFRX - 68AX9N03.5"2TB
NASRedWD20EFRX - 68EUZN03.5"2TB
NASRedWD10EFRX3.5"1TB
NASRedWD10EFRX - 68JCSN03.5"1TB
NASRedWD10EFRX - 68PJCN03.5"1TB
SurveillancePurpleWD80PUZX - 64NEAY03.5"8TB
SurveillancePurpleWD60PURX - 64LZMY03.5"6TB
SurveillancePurpleWD50PURX3.5"5TB
SurveillancePurpleWD40PURX3.5"4TB
SurveillancePurpleWD40PURX - 64GVNY03.5"4TB
SurveillancePurpleWD30PURX3.5"3TB
SurveillancePurpleWD20PURX3.5"2TB
SurveillancePurpleWD10PURX3.5"1TB
PCGreenWD60EZRX - 00MVLB13.5"6TB
PCGreenWD50EZRX - 00MVLB13.5"5TB
PCGreenWD40EZRX3.5"4TB
PCGreenWD40EZRX - 00SPEB03.5"4TB
PCGreenWD30EZRX3.5"3TB
PCGreenWD30EZRX - 00D8PB03.5"3TB
PCGreenWD20EZRX3.5"2TB
PCGreenWD20EZRX - 00D8PB03.5"2TB
PCGreenWD15EZRX - 00DC0B03.5"1.5TB
PCGreenWD10EZRX3.5"1TB
PCCaviar BlackWD1001FALS - 00J7B03.5"1TB
PCBlackWD4003FZEX - 00Z4SA03.5"4TB
PCBlackWD3003FZEX3.5"3TB
PCBlackWD2003FZEX3.5"2TB
PCBlackWD1003FZEX - 00MK2A03.5"1TB
PCBlackWD3001FAEX - 00MJRA03.5"3TB
Seagate
NearlineArchive HDDST8000AS0002 - 1NA17Z3.5"8TB
NearlineArchive HDDST8000AS00123.5"8TB
NearlineArchive HDDST6000AS00023.5"6TB
NearlineArchive HDDST6000AS00123.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST6000NM0004 - 1FT17Z3.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST6000NM00243.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST6000NM0024 - 1HT17Z3.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST5000NM00243.5"5TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST4000NM00243.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST2000NM00243.5"2TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST5000NM00843.5"5TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST6000NM00643.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST4000NM00643.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST2000NM00643.5"2TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST6000NM00443.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST4000NM00443.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST2000NM00443.5"2TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3ST4000NM0033 - 9ZM1703.5"4TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3ST3000NM00333.5"3TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3ST2000NM00333.5"2TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3ST1000NM00333.5"1TB
NearlineTerascale HDD ISEST4000NC0003.5"4TB
NearlineTerascale HDD ISEST1000NC0003.5"1TB
NearlineTerascale HDD ISEST2000NC0003.5"2TB
NearlineTerascale HDD ISEST3000NC0003.5"3TB
NearlineTerascale HDDST4000NC001 - 1FS1683.5"4TB
NearlineTerascale HDDST3000NC0023.5"3TB
NearlineTerascale HDDST2000NC0013.5"2TB
NearlineTerascale HDDST1000NC0013.5"1TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityST8000NM00553.5"8TB
NearlineEnterprise Capacity SEDST8000NM0105 - 1VS1123.5"8TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3 SEDST4000NM00533.5"4TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3 SEDST3000NM00533.5"3TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3 SEDST2000NM00533.5"2TB
NearlineConstellation ES.3 SEDST1000NM00533.5"1TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST8000NE0001 - 1WN1123.5"8TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST8000NE00113.5"8TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST6000VN0001 - 1SF17Z3.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST5000VN0001 - 1SF17X3.5"5TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST4000VN0001 - 1SF1783.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST3000VN0001 - 1SF1763.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise NASST2000VN0001 - 1SF1743.5"4TB
NASIronWolf ProST8000NE0021 - 2EN1123.5"8TB
NASIronWolf ProST4000NE0025 - 2EW1073.5"4TB
NASIronWolfST8000VN0022 - 2EL1123.5"8TB
NASIronWolfST3000VN007 - 2E41663.5"3TB
NASIronWolfST2000VN004 - 2E41643.5"2TB
NASNAS HDDST8000VN0002 - 1Z81123.5"8TB
NASNAS HDDST8000VN0012 - 1Z91123.5"8TB
NASNAS HDDST4000VN0003.5"4TB
NASNAS HDDST4000VN000 - 1H41683.5"4TB
NASNAS HDDST4000VN003 - 1T51683.5"4TB
NASNAS HDDST3000VN0003.5"3TB
NASNAS HDDST3000VN000 - 1H41673.5"3TB
NASNAS HDDST3000VN000 - 1HJ1663.5"3TB
NASNAS HDDST2000VN0003.5"2TB
NASNAS HDDST2000VN000 - 1H31643.5"2TB
NASNAS HDDST2000VN000 - 1HJ1643.5"2TB
NASNAS HDDST2000VN001 - 1T41643.5"2TB
SurveillanceSkyHawkST1000VX005 - 2E31623.5"1TB
SurveillanceSkyHawkST2000VX008 - 2E31643.5"2TB
SurveillanceSkyHawkST3000VX010 - 2E31663.5"3TB
SurveillanceSkyHawkST6000VX0023 - 2EF1103.5"6TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST4000VX0003.5"4TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST4000VX000 - 1F41683.5"4TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST4000VX002 - 1RT1683.5"4TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX0003.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX000 - 1ES1663.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX004 - 1RU1663.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX0023.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST2000VX0003.5"2TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST1000VX0003.5"1TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX005 - 1TD1663.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST3000VX006 - 1HH1663.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST2000VX003 - 1HH1643.5"2TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST2000VX005 - 1TD1643.5"2TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST1000VX001 - 1HH1623.5"1TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDST1000VX003 - 1TD1623.5"1TB
SurveillanceVideo HDDST4000VM000 - 1F31683.5"4TB
SurveillanceVideo HDDST3000VM002 - 1ET1663.5"3TB
SurveillancePipeline HDST2000VM003 - 1CT1643.5"2TB
SurveillancePipeline HDST2000VM003 - 1ET1643.5"2TB
SurveillancePipeline HDST1000VM002 - 1CT1623.5"1TB
SurveillancePipeline HDST1000VM002 - 1ET1623.5"1TB
PCBarraCuda ProST8000DM005 - 2EH1123.5"8TB
PCDesktop HDDST4000DM0003.5"4TB
PCDesktop HDDST3000DM0013.5"3TB
PCDesktop HDDST2000DM0013.5"2TB
PCDesktop HDDST1000DM0033.5"1TB
HGST
NearlineUltrastar He8HUH728080ALE6003.5"8TB
NearlineUltrastar He6HUS726060ALA6403.5"6TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K4000HUS724040ALA6403.5"4TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K4000HUS724030ALA6403.5"3TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K4000HUS724020ALA6403.5"2TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K4000HUS724040ALE640 (0F14683)3.5"4TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K6000HUS726060ALE6103.5"6TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K6000HUS726050ALE6103.5"5TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K6000HUS726040ALE6103.5"4TB
NearlineUltrastar 7K6000HUS726020ALE6103.5"2TB
NearlineMegascale DCHMS5C4040BLE6403.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASHDN724040ALE6403.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASHDN724030ALE6403.5"3TB
NASDeskstar NASHDN726060ALE6103.5"6TB
NASDeskstar NASHDN726050ALE6103.5"5TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS600012872SA (0S03841)3.5"6TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS600012872SE (0S03840)3.5"6TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS600012872SJ (0S03842)3.5"6TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS600012872SN (0S03839)3.5"6TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS500012872SA (0S03837)3.5"5TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS500012872SE (0S03836)3.5"5TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS500012872SJ (0S03838)3.5"5TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS500012872SN (0S03835)3.5"5TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS40003272SA (0S03666)3.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS40003272SE (0S03665)3.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS40003272SJ (0S03667)3.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS40003272SN (0S03664)3.5"4TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS30003272SA (0S03662)3.5"3TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS30003272SE (0S03661)3.5"3TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS30003272SJ (0S03663)3.5"3TB
NASDeskstar NASH3IKNAS30003272SN (0S03660)3.5"3TB
PCDeskstarHDS724040ALE6403.5"4TB
Toshiba
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA600E3.5"6TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA500E3.5"5TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA400E3.5"4TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA300E3.5"3TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA300A3.5"3TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA200E3.5"2TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMG04ACA200A3.5"2TB
NearlineEnterprise CloudMC04ACA400E3.5"4TB
PCGeneric Data HDDMD04ACA5003.5"5TB
PCGeneric Data HDDMD04ACA4003.5"4TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDMD03ACA400V3.5"4TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDMD03ACA300V3.5"3TB
SurveillanceSurveillance HDDMD03ACA200V3.5"2TB
NearlineEnterprise CapacityMK2002TSKB3.5"2TB
PCDesktop HDDDT01ACA3003.5"3TB
PCDesktop HDDDT01ACA2003.5"2TB
PCDesktop HDDDT01ACA1003.5"1TB


Information
  • All listed HDD have SATA III (Gbs) interface.
  • Buffalo recommends using the same product model in all populated bays.
  • Original data saved on the added drive(s) will be deleted.
  • Previously used Hard Drives might have different partition sizes. Please delete all existing partitions prior to use.
  • Firmware updates require at least one installed Hard Drive.
  • Although most SATA interface Hard Drives will work with Buffalo LinkStations and TeraStations, Hard Drives listed here were tested for functionality and are therefore recommended. Please only use HDD with CE certification.