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DriveStation™ Quad

Business DAS with Huge Capacity

4-Bay Hard Drive

 

Buffalo's DriveStation™ Quad (HD-QHU3 series) is a 4-bay Direct Attached Storage device perfect for demanding SMB. The HD-QHU3 comes fully populated with high-reliability WD Red™ drives in total capacities of up to 24TB.

The DriveStation™ Quad is RAID-enabled for customised redundancy and capacity depending on your specific needs and also comes with NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition software (1 server and 10 workstation licenses).

The DriveStation™ Quad features the capacity, redundancy, and performance required for any demanding user – the perfect solution for backing up large servers, multimedia files, or databases. The HD-QHU3 series is sold fully populated with WD Red drives and total capacities of 8, 12, 16, or 24TB.

8 TB  HD-QH8TU3R5-EU
12 TB  HD-QH12TU3R5-EU
16 TB  HD-QH16TU3R5-EU
24 TB  HD-QH24TU3R5-EU

RAID support

The HD-QHU3 is ready for intensive data storage tasks: users can choose from multiple levels of RAID support (0/1/5/10/JBOD) for customised capacity and redundancy according to their specific needs.

Hot Swap

With RAID 1 or RAID 5 (full redundancy), even if a drive fails, the DriveStation™ HD-QHU3 will automatically power down the faulty drive to allow its safe removal and replacement without causing any data loss or down time.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Buffalo’s HD-QHU3 features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5 Gbps. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add enormous capacity.

Removable front panel

Access the four hard drive bays via the removable front panel (no tools required). Faulty drives are easily serviced or replaced with Quick Swap.

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
4
Drive Type
HDD 3.5"
Total Capacity
8TB, 12TB, 16TB, 24TB
Drive Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Supported RAID Levels
Spanning, JBOD, 0, 1, 5, 10
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0
USB 3.0 Ports
1
Max Transmission Rate
Max: 5 Gb/s
Other
Client OS
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Dimensions
149 x 154 x 233mm
Weight
5.5Kg
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non condensing)
Power Consumption (max.)
Max. 90W, Avg. 38W
Power Supply
Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Management System
Yes
Special Features
Direct Attached Storage with huge capacity and RAID
Product Part Numbers
Product Code
HD-QH8TU3R5-EU - 8TB
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HD-QH12TU3R5-EU – 12TB
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HD-QH16TU3R5-EU - 16TB
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HD-QH24TU3R5-EU - 24TB

Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Information

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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
24-04-2017
1.10
Windows
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Firmware

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
04-03-2015
1.10
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
04-03-2015
1.10
Windows
04-03-2015
1.10
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
04-03-2015
1.10
Intel Mac