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LS-VL : LinkStation™ Pro

Share your digital world while on the move

Buffalo LinkStation Pro™ delivers ultra fast digital streaming experience.

 

Experience ultra fast digital streaming with the Buffalo LinkStation Pro™ (LS-V) - a single drive, high performance Network Attached Storage (NAS) device with high data transfer speeds of up to 76MB per second – which is faster than other single-drive NAS devices. You can seamlessly stream your favourite music and videos from the LinkStation Pro™ to your iPhone, Playstation 3® or Xbox 360®. Or stream it to your PC, Mac or any network attached DLNA™ media player. With the LinkStation Pro™, you can share your digital world even while on the move.

Capacities :

1.0TB LS-V1.0TL-EU 
2.0TB LS-V2.0TL-EU 
3.0TB LS-V3.0TL-EU 
4.0TB LS-V4.0TL-EU 

Share your digital content anywhere 

It is easy to store and share your music, photos, and videos with anyone. Anyone with a Web browser and access information to your LinkStation Pro™ will be able to view your photos, videos and other digital content.

Access your digital content anywhere 

Use your PC, Mac, or WebAccess-i apps on your iPhone or iPad to get easy access to your music, videos and photos stored on your LinkStation Pro™.

View your digital content on any DLNA™ or UPnP™ Certified Media Player

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

One touch transfer from your digital camera to your LinkStation Pro™  

You can automatically upload content from your digital camera or digital camcorder to your LinkStation Pro™ with the Direct Copy feature.

Share a multifunction printer on your network 

Use the USB device server to connect and share a multifunction USB 2.0 printer on your network.

Enjoy ultra fast streaming speed 

With superior data transfer speeds of up to 76MB per second than earlier versions, expect even faster streaming and faster downloads.

Powerful backup NovaBACKUP

The LinkStation™ Pro 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™ Pro 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 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.

Eco-friendly, energy-saving

The Schedule Power Management System reduces CO2 omissions and helps save up to 66% power. The PC Interlocking Power Management System makes power saving effortless.

Faster file transfer, disk copying

Turn on the windows-based TurboPC and TurboCopy features to speed up file transfer and disk copying rates.

Built-in FTP and print servers

Access your LinkStation™ Pro 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 support

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

Seamlessly Wired to iTunes

Access music files stored on your LinkStation™ Pro with your iTunes software.

Backup for multiple Mac computers

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

Quick and easy setup

The LinkStation™ Pro is easy to configure and install with its simple, web-based interface.

Restricted network access

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

USB port

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

Backup for LinkStations

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

Gigabit Ethernet port

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

Hardware System
CPU Type
Marvell 88F6282 ARM
CPU Speed
1.6GHz
RAM
DDR3 256MB
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
1
Total Capacity
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB
Drive Interface
SATA 1, 1.5Gb/s
Supported RAID Levels
NO RAID
LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type
1 x RJ-45
Max Transmission Rate
10/100/1000Mbps
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 2.0
Connector Type
1 x USB Type A
Max Transmission Rate
Max: 480Mbps (High-Speed Mode),
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Max: 12Mbps (Full Speed Mode)
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS (WebAccess)
Operating Environment
5-35OC, 20-80% (non condensing)
Management
HTTP, HTTPS
Time Synchronization
NTP
Other
Dimensions
45 x 156 x 175mm
Weight
1.1Kg
Client OS
Windows® 7 (32 & 64 bits), Windows® Vista™ (32 & 64 bits), Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004/2005, Windows Server 2003/2008 (32 & 64 bits), Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (max.)
Ave 17W / Max 24W (with no USB devices connected)
Power Supply
External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Product Part Numbers
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LS-V4.0TL-EU
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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  
09-07-2017
1.73
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
09-07-2017
1.73
Windows
09-07-2017
1.73
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
09-07-2017
1.73
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
09-01-2017
1.9.0.0
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
09-01-2017
1.9.0.0
Intel Mac
for Network-USB Navigator
12-11-2012
1.13
up to Windows 8
To set Windows security for NAS file transfer
TurboPC EX
12.22 MB
09-01-2017
-
Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
For supported OS see release notes
09-01-2017
-
Windows
TurboPC EX

CD Images

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
28-10-2013
2.31
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
28-10-2013
2.31
Windows
20-06-2013
2.30
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
20-06-2013
2.30
Intel Mac