LS-WVL : LinkStation™ Pro Duo

Capacities :

2.0TB
LS-WV2.0TL/R1-EU
Faster and safer centralised storage
Buffalo LinkStation Pro™ Duo is RAID-enabled for maximum speed and reliability.
The Buffalo LinkStation™ Pro Duo (LS-WVL) is the ideal solution to keep important files in your home or small office safe. The high performance, dual drive NAS device can be configured in RAID 0 (striping) for maximum speed or RAID 1 (mirroring) for maximum redundant storage. Should one hard drive fail, you will have a mirror copy of your data on the second drive.
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Share your digital content with everyone on your network

Stream your favourite music and videos from the LinkStation™ Pro Duo to a PC, Playstation 3®, Xbox 360®, or any DLNA™ or UPnP® media player.

View your digital content on any DLNA™ or UPnP® Certified media player

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

Fast remote access, anywhere anytime

Access and share your multimedia collection, anywhere anytime, with Buffalo's unique Web Access feature. Web Access allows you to seamlessly stream digital content stored on any Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) device from anywhere in the world via a Web browser. You could also use the free WebAccess-i app on your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® to access any Buffalo NAS, including the LinkStation™ Pro Duo.

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

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

Quick and easy setup

Easily install the LinkStation™ Pro Duo via a simple, web-based interface.

Share a multifunction printer on your network LinkStation

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

Enjoy ultra fast streaming speed

With ultra fast data transfer of up to 74MB per second, expect even faster streaming, faster downloads.

Powerful backup with NovaBACKUP

The LinkStation™ Pro 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 large files independently without having to power up your PC with the built-in BitTorrent™ client feature found in all Buffalo's LinkStation™ and TeraStation™ NAS devices. The BitTorrent™ client frees your PC or laptop for other activities. A BitTorrent™ client is a programme that uses the BitTorrent™ protocol to manage large file downloads and uploads over the Internet.

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.

Active Directory support

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

Backup for multiple Mac computers

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

Seamlessly wired to iTunes

Seamlessly integrates with iTunes, allowing you to access your stored music files on the LinkStation™ Pro Duo from your iTunes.

Built-in print server

The built-in print server allows you to print from anywhere on your network with a USB 2.0 printer.

Gigabit Ethernet ports

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

Backup for all LinkStations

Schedule regular backups from one LinkStation™ to another over your LAN network or to an external HDD via USB.

USB port

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

Restricted network access

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

Hardware System
CPU Type
Marvell 88F6282 ARM
CPU Speed
1.6GHz
RAM
DDR3 256MB
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
2
Total Capacity
2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Drive Interface
SATA
Supported HDD Capacities
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB
Supported RAID Levels
NO RAID, 0, 1
LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
LAN Port Connector
1 x RJ-45
Data Transfer Rates
10/100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 2.0
Connector Type
1 X USB type A
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 480 Mb/s
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Max: 12Mbps (Full Speed Mode)
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS (WebAccess)
Management
HTTP, HTTPS
Time Synchronization
NTP
Other
Dimensions (WxHxD)
86 x 127 x 204mm
Weight
1.7Kg
Client OS
Windows® 7 (32 & 64bits), Windows® Vista™ (32 & 64bits), Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004/2005, Windows Server 2003/2008 (32 & 64bits), Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% humidity (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-WV8.0TL/R1-EU
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Note: 1TB = 1, 000, 000, 000, 000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environment factor.

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - Heimkino

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

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Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - digital home

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

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LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - Heimkino

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

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Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - digital home

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

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LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - digital home

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - Heimkino

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

Computer Bild Sonderheft

„Die Einrichtung geht schnell und einfach, auch der Fernzugriff per Internet lässt sich (…) problemlos einstellen.“

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - Heimkino

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - digital home

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - digital home

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

Buffalo LinkStation LS-WVL Pro Duo - Heimkino

 

Test judgment: Test winner

 

 Download PDF

Computer Bild Sonderheft

„Die Einrichtung geht schnell und einfach, auch der Fernzugriff per Internet lässt sich (…) problemlos einstellen.“

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

LinkStation Pro Duo - LS-WVL - Hifi Vision - Gut /Sehr Gut

Micro Hebdo & www.01Net.com – August 18th

 

A group test about seven NAS equipped with two hard drive.

All the technical specifications, design and functionalities are described.

There are two Buffalo products (LS Pro Duo & LS Mini).

LS Pro Duo was awarded, LS Mini is ranked third.

 

Competitors: Iomega, LG, LaCie, Netgear

 

LS Pro Duo: Global mark: 6.8/10 Quality-Price ratio: 6.1/10

LS Mini: Global mark: 6.2/10 Quality/Price ratio: 8.4/10

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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  
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Windows
04-04-2012
1.40
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
04-04-2012
1.40
Intel Mac
12-11-2012
1.13
up to Windows 8
To set Windows security for NAS file transfer
TurboPC EX
12.22 MB
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Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
For supported OS see release notes
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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