LS-WSXL : LinkStation™ Mini

Capacities :

1.0TB (Black)
LS-WSX1.0TL/R1EU
1.0TB (White)
2.0TB (Black)
2.0TB (White)
Storage solution that fits snugly into your palm
Buffalo LinkStation™ Mini is the perfect network storage for users on the go.
The Buffalo LinkStation™ Mini (LS-WSXL) is the first Network Attached Storage (NAS) product in the world to use 2.5” hard disks. So small and compact that it fits snugly into your palm! With features such as 60% lower power consumption and fanless operation, the LinkStation™ Mini is the ideal eco-friendly and quiet NAS for home and Soho users.
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Stream digital content to any DLNA™ media player

The built-in DNLA™ Media Server allows you to stream any audio and visual content to a TV or DLNA™ media player.

Easy setup

The LinkStation™ Mini is easy to install. No drivers needed.

Get quick access to your files anywhere

Access your files, music, photos and videos anywhere anytime through a Web browser using Buffalo's unique Web Access technology. Web Access lets you use your PC, Mac or iPhone to access and share digital content stored in your LinkStation™ Mini with anyone on your network.

Save power, save the planet

The Auto Power on/ off function enables the LinkStation™ Mini to turn off automatically when you shut down the last PC or laptop on your network with the installed NAS Navigator software.

Download your iTunes® playlists anytime

Seamlessly integrates with iTunes® so you can easily access your music files stored on the LinkStation™ Mini from your iTunes anytime.

 

Powerful backup with NovaBACKUP

The LinkStation™ Mini 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.

Active Directory support

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

Direct transfer of multimedia files

Direct Copy feature enables automatic upload of multimedia files from your digital camera or digital camcorder directly to your LinkStation™ Mini.

RAID support

Three operating modes: RAID level 0, 1, JBOD – for greater flexibility

UPS connectivity

Supports UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) connectivity via USB port.

Built-in print server

Share a USB 2.0 printer on your home or LAN network via a built-in print server.

Dedicated scripts and servers

LinkStation™ Mini runs on these scripts and servers: Apache Web server (full featured enhancement modules included); PHP5 Scripting language (fully supported by the Web server); MySQL database with phpmyadmin interface.

Enhanced file transfer rates of up to 40mb per second

High-speed processor provides faster file transfer rates of up to 40MB per second.

Gigabit Ethernet port

Auto sensing 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port for high-speed network connections.

Restricted network access

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

USB port

Expand storage by adding a USB 2.0 hard drive via the USB port.

Hardware System
CPU Type
Marvell 88F5182 ARM
CPU Speed
600MHz
RAM
DDR2 128MB
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
2
Total Capacity
1TB, 2TB
Supported HDD Capacities
500GB, 1.0TB
Drive Interface
SATA 1, 1.5Gb/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
Data Transfer Rates
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
0
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 480 Mb/s
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP, AppleTalk
File Sharing
CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
Management
HTTP
Active Directory Integration
Other
Dimensions
40 x 82 x 135mm
Weight
0.5Kg
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (Max.)
17W
Power Supply
External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Active Directory support
Yes
WebAccess
Yes
DLNA™ Media Server
Yes
NovaBACKUP Professional - 5 User Licenses
Yes
BitTorrent™
Yes
Apple Time Machine®
Yes
Apple Bonjour®
Yes
iTunes® Integration
Yes
Power Management System
Yes
Available Colours
Black, White
Client OS
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, Windows Server 2003/R2, Mac OS 10.4 - 10.9
Product Part Numbers
Product Code
LS-WSX1.0TL/R1EU - Black 1TB
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LS-WSX2.0TL/R1EU - Black 2TB
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LS-WSX1.0TLR1WHE - White 1TB
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LS-WSX2.0TLR1WHE - White 2TB
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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  
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  
16-11-2014
-
Windows
16-11-2014
-
Intel Mac
12-11-2012
1.13
up to Windows 8
To set Windows security for NAS file transfer

CD Images

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
LinkNavigator
235.36 MB
14-01-2013
3.20
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
14-01-2013
3.20
Intel Mac
For supported OS see release notes
14-01-2013
3.20
Windows
14-01-2013
3.20
Intel Mac