LinkStation™ 420 Network Attached Storage
LinkStation™ 420 series: Network Attached Storage
Faster, Easier, and More Intuitive
Buffalo Technology’s new LinkStation™ 420 series is the next generation two bay NAS: ready for your data storage tasks with easy setup, a new intuitive interface, and a free personal cloud for remote access from anywhere via web browsers or smart devices. Buffalo’s new LinkStation™ has the latest CPU with a new generation Dual Issue CPU core for noticeably improved performance that delivers transfer speeds up to 100MB/s! The LinkStation™ 420 series can be configured in RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for redundant storage as part of a back-up solution.
Not only will users be impressed with the speed of Buffalo’s new LinkStation™ 420, they will also appreciate our new intuitive interface. With quick and direct access to settings, and optimized content presentation, the LinkStation™ 420 smoothly guides users through easy set up and administration. From the default landing page users will find quick links and toggles to commonly used features which have better wizards, explanations, and graphics; and suddenly, NAS administration is no longer the chore it once was!
New NAS users will appreciate consolidating their media files and data in one central location; and current NAS users will appreciate faster transfer speeds, expanded capacity, and more features. All users will appreciate Buffalo’s free personal cloud for remote access via smart devices or web browsers keeping all your data at your fingertips no matter where you are. Buffalo Technology’s LS420 series is available fully populated with 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacity.
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Powerful backup NovaBACKUP® ProfessionalThe LinkStation™ 420 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. Learn more about this award winning software.
Built-in BitTorrent™ ClientDownload media files directly to your LinkStation™ 420 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 TechnologyBuffalo's unique Web Access feature 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.
Direct Stream Digital (DSD)Stream digital music in studio quality - the LS400 series has the world’s First 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 10/100/1000Gigabit Ethernet port enabled for high-speed network connectivity.
Built-in FTP and print serversAccess your LinkStation™ 420 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.
Active Directory supportWorks as a client in an Active Directory domain allowing the LinkStation™ 420 to utilise the domain users and groups.
Seamlessly Wired to iTunes®Access music files stored on your LinkStation™ 420 with your iTunes software.
Backup for multiple Mac computersSupports Apple Time Machine - for backing up multiple Mac computers.
Quick and easy setupThe LinkStation™ 420 is easy to configure and install with its simple, web-based interface.
Restricted network accessSet access to network at group and user security levels to protect data.
USB portExpand storage by adding a USB hard drive via the USB port.
SmallNetBuilder Write Performance Review - LinkStation 420D
Jul 2013 29/07/2013SmallNetBuilder Write Performance Review - LinkStation 420D
SmallNetBuilder Read Performance Review - LinkStation 420D
Jul 2013 29/07/2013SmallNetBuilder Read Performance Review - LinkStation 420D
TechRadar Pro – LinkStation 420
Dec 2013 03/12/2013
Verdict: 4 / 5 Recommended Award
Comments: “…it's one of the faster NAS devices we've tested for copying files, even counting those with a more powerful processor.”