LinkStation™ 220

Room to spare and access from anywhere. 2-bay consumer NAS.

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LinkStation™ 220

Room to spare and access from anywhere. 2-bay consumer NAS.

Buffalo™ Technology’s LinkStation™ (LS220D series) combines an incredibly easy User Interface with the convenience, security and capacity of dual-bay, RAID-ready Network Attached Storage. The LS220D is affordable, fast, and primed for intensive data storage tasks. It’s pre-configured and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobileoptimised and intuitive interface. Buffalo™ Technology’s LS220 series is a two bay Network Attached Storage device available as a diskless enclosure, or fully populated with 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacity.

CPU Speed

800MHz

RAM

DDR3 256MB

Number of Bays

2

Supported RAID Levels

JBOD, 0, 1

This cloud is purely private

Protect your privacy with no monthly fees. Set up LinkStation™ wherever you want and store your data in your private cloud. If you set up LinkStation™ at home, then this is your private cloud. You can access your media files via all private DLNA devices (TV, game consoles, laptops, tablets, network audio players).

  • Large capacity
  • No size limit for individual files
  • No size limit for the daily volume

WebAccess – free apps and access from anywhere with just one click

With Buffalo’s free WebAccess service, users can set up a private cloud on the go that allows them to conveniently access or share their data over the Internet from anywhere. All you need is a smartphone or tablet and the free app from Buffalo for iOS, Windows or Android – and you can access all of your digital assets stored on LinkStation™ Buffalo’s LinkStation™ can also stream up to four HD movies simultaneously, so that all family members can watch their favorite movie at the same time on their own device.

Music lovers, listeners and audiophiles: This LinkStation series is ready for your music library

  • Global pioneer! Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Playback: Stream high-end audio files without quality loss.
  • Buffalo works with major audio device manufacturers to ensure compatibility between the LinkStation and network-capable AV receivers, network players and streamers.
  • Buffalo’s LinkStation DSD playback uses both DSD-owned and DSD-over-PCM devices for Universal Plug-n-Play*.
  • The slim cabinet design has been optimized for quiet operation that does not affect music playback:
    • A special cooling fan developed in Japan uses plain bearings.
    • Hard drive bays contain a metal spring for additional stability.

Direct transmission of multimedia files

The Direct Copy function automatically transfers media files from your digital camera or camcorder to your LinkStation™ website.

Integrated BitTorrent client

Download large media files directly to your LinkStation™ without turning on your PC, thanks to the integrated BitTorrent™ client. The BitTorrent™ client is based on the BitTorrent™ protocol, which regulates the exchange of large files over the Internet.

Restricted network access

Set access restrictions at group and user level to protect your data.

Gigabit Ethernet connection

The integrated Ethernet connection with 10/100/1000 Mbit/s provides high-speed network connections.

Back up all data

Users can back up data content on up to five computers for personal or business use. Windows PCs use the award-winning NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition, while Mac computers use Time Machine®: Now nothing more stands in the way of data backup from several clients!

Quick and easy installation

Our Buffalo devices are easy to install and configure using a simple web-based interface.

Hardware System

Form factor
Desktop
CPU Type
Marvell ARMADA 370 ARM (Dual Issue)
CPU Speed
800MHz
Performance
Read: 100+MB/s*, Write: 50+MB/s (Direct Gigabit Network Connection. Network file sharing protocol : SMB1.0)
RAM
DDR3 256MB
Drive Interface
SATA 3Gb/s

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Bays
2
Total Capacity
Enclosure, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Supported HDD Capacities
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB

LAN Interface

Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type
RJ-45
LAN Ports
1
Max Transmission Rate
10/100/1000 Mbps

USB Interface

Connector Type
USB Type A
USB 2.0 Ports
1
Max Transmission Rate
Max: 480 Mb/s

Other

Client OS
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP*, RT 8.1, RT macOS 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6 Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008 iOS 5 or later Android 2.3 or later
Dimensions
87x126x205mm
Weight
0.85 kg (empty enclosure) 1.7 kg (fully populated)
Box contents
LinkStation 220, Setup CD-ROM, Quick Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable, AC Adapter, Warranty Statement
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Supply
External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption (operation, typical)
19 Watts
Power Consumption (standby)
13 Watts
Power Consumption in sleep mode
0.9 Watts
DLNA™ Media Server
Yes
BitTorrent™
Yes
Apple Bonjour®
Yes
iTunes® Integration
Yes
Available Colours
Black

Software System

Supported RAID Levels
JBOD, 0, 1

Protocol Support

Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP
Active Directory support
Yes
Management
HTTP/HTTPS
Time Synchronization
NTP

Remote Access

WebAccess
Yes

Product Part Numbers

Product Code
LS220DE-EU - Enclosure, LS220D0202-EU - 2TB, LS220D0402-EU - 4TB, LS220D0602-EU - 6TB, LS220D0802-EU - 8TB
Note
2 clients; for more than 2 active clients we recommend the LinkStation 500 series
Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Information
Documentation & Software 24-04-2017
Firmware
Release notes 1.70 Intel Mac 13-09-2018
Release notes 1.70 Windows 13-09-2018
Firmware updater 1.70 Intel Mac 13-09-2018
Firmware updater 1.70 Windows 13-09-2018
Utilities
NAS Navigator 2.84 Intel Mac up to 10.8 30-03-2016
NAS Navigator Intel Mac 10.9 or later --
NAS Navigator Windows --
CD Images
Release notes 1.10 Intel Mac 20-03-2014
Release notes 1.10 Windows 20-03-2014
LinkNavigator 1.10 Intel Mac 20-03-2014
LinkNavigator 1.10 Windows 20-03-2014
Western Digital
Nearline
Re
WD4000FYYZ
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Re
WD4000FYYZ - 01UL1B1
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Re
WD3000FYYZ
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Re
WD2000FYYZ
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Re
WD1003FBYZ
3.5"
1TB
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Re
WD1003FBYZ - 010FB0
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Se
WD4000F9YZ
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Se
WD4000F9YZ - 09N20L0
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Se
WD3000F9YZ
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Se
WD2000F9YZ
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Se
WD1002F9YZ
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Se
WD1002F9YZ - 09H1JL0
3.5"
1TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD8003FFBX - 68B9AN0
3.5"
8TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD8001FFWX - 68J1UN0
3.5"
8TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD6003FFBX - 68MU3N0
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD6002FFWX - 68TZ4N0
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD4003FFBX - 68MU3N0
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD4001FFSX
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD3001FFSX
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Red Pro
WD2001FFSX
3.5"
2TB
NAS
Red
WD80EFZX - 68UW8N0
3.5"
8TB
NAS
Red
WD60EFRX - 68MYMN0
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Red
WD60EFRX - 68MYMN1
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Red
WD50EFRX - 68MYMN0
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Red
WD50EFRX - 68MYMN1
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Red
WD40EFRX
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Red
WD40EFRX - 68WT0N0
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Red
WD30EFRX
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Red
WD30EFRX - 68EUZN0
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Red
WD20EFRX
3.5"
2TB
NAS
Red
WD20EFRX - 68AX9N0
3.5"
2TB
NAS
Red
WD20EFRX - 68EUZN0
3.5"
2TB
NAS
Red
WD10EFRX
3.5"
1TB
NAS
Red
WD10EFRX - 68JCSN0
3.5"
1TB
NAS
Red
WD10EFRX - 68PJCN0
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD80PUZX - 64NEAY0
3.5"
8TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD60PURX - 64LZMY0
3.5"
6TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD50PURX
3.5"
5TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD40PURX
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD40PURX - 64GVNY0
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD30PURX
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD20PURX
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Purple
WD10PURX
3.5"
1TB
PC
Green
WD60EZRX - 00MVLB1
3.5"
6TB
PC
Green
WD50EZRX - 00MVLB1
3.5"
5TB
PC
Green
WD40EZRX
3.5"
4TB
PC
Green
WD40EZRX - 00SPEB0
3.5"
4TB
PC
Green
WD30EZRX
3.5"
3TB
PC
Green
WD30EZRX - 00D8PB0
3.5"
3TB
PC
Green
WD20EZRX
3.5"
2TB
PC
Green
WD20EZRX - 00D8PB0
3.5"
2TB
PC
Green
WD15EZRX - 00DC0B0
3.5"
1.5TB
PC
Green
WD10EZRX
3.5"
1TB
PC
Caviar Black
WD1001FALS - 00J7B0
3.5"
1TB
PC
Black
WD4003FZEX - 00Z4SA0
3.5"
4TB
PC
Black
WD3003FZEX
3.5"
3TB
PC
Black
WD2003FZEX
3.5"
2TB
PC
Black
WD1003FZEX - 00MK2A0
3.5"
1TB
PC
Black
WD3001FAEX - 00MJRA0
3.5"
3TB
Seagate
Nearline
Archive HDD
ST8000AS0002 - 1NA17Z
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Archive HDD
ST8000AS0012
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Archive HDD
ST6000AS0002
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Archive HDD
ST6000AS0012
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST6000NM0004 - 1FT17Z
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST6000NM0024
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST6000NM0024 - 1HT17Z
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST5000NM0024
3.5"
5TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST4000NM0024
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST2000NM0024
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST5000NM0084
3.5"
5TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST6000NM0064
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST4000NM0064
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST2000NM0064
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST6000NM0044
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST4000NM0044
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST2000NM0044
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3
ST4000NM0033 - 9ZM170
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3
ST3000NM0033
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3
ST2000NM0033
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3
ST1000NM0033
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD ISE
ST4000NC000
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD ISE
ST1000NC000
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD ISE
ST2000NC000
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD ISE
ST3000NC000
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD
ST4000NC001 - 1FS168
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD
ST3000NC002
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD
ST2000NC001
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Terascale HDD
ST1000NC001
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
ST8000NM0055
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity SED
ST8000NM0105 - 1VS112
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3 SED
ST4000NM0053
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3 SED
ST3000NM0053
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3 SED
ST2000NM0053
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Constellation ES.3 SED
ST1000NM0053
3.5"
1TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST8000NE0001 - 1WN112
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST8000NE0011
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST6000VN0001 - 1SF17Z
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST5000VN0001 - 1SF17X
3.5"
5TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST4000VN0001 - 1SF178
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST3000VN0001 - 1SF176
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise NAS
ST2000VN0001 - 1SF174
3.5"
4TB
NAS
IronWolf Pro
ST8000NE0021 - 2EN112
3.5"
8TB
NAS
IronWolf Pro
ST4000NE0025 - 2EW107
3.5"
4TB
NAS
IronWolf
ST8000VN0022 - 2EL112
3.5"
8TB
NAS
IronWolf
ST3000VN007 - 2E4166
3.5"
3TB
NAS
IronWolf
ST2000VN004 - 2E4164
3.5"
2TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST8000VN0002 - 1Z8112
3.5"
8TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST8000VN0012 - 1Z9112
3.5"
8TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST4000VN000
3.5"
4TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST4000VN000 - 1H4168
3.5"
4TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST4000VN003 - 1T5168
3.5"
4TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST3000VN000
3.5"
3TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST3000VN000 - 1H4167
3.5"
3TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST3000VN000 - 1HJ166
3.5"
3TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST2000VN000
3.5"
2TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST2000VN000 - 1H3164
3.5"
2TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST2000VN000 - 1HJ164
3.5"
2TB
NAS
NAS HDD
ST2000VN001 - 1T4164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
SkyHawk
ST1000VX005 - 2E3162
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
SkyHawk
ST2000VX008 - 2E3164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
SkyHawk
ST3000VX010 - 2E3166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
SkyHawk
ST6000VX0023 - 2EF110
3.5"
6TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST4000VX000
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST4000VX000 - 1F4168
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST4000VX002 - 1RT168
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX000
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX000 - 1ES166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX004 - 1RU166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX002
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST2000VX000
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST1000VX000
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX005 - 1TD166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST3000VX006 - 1HH166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST2000VX003 - 1HH164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST2000VX005 - 1TD164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST1000VX001 - 1HH162
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
ST1000VX003 - 1TD162
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
Video HDD
ST4000VM000 - 1F3168
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Video HDD
ST3000VM002 - 1ET166
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Pipeline HD
ST2000VM003 - 1CT164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Pipeline HD
ST2000VM003 - 1ET164
3.5"
2TB
Surveillance
Pipeline HD
ST1000VM002 - 1CT162
3.5"
1TB
Surveillance
Pipeline HD
ST1000VM002 - 1ET162
3.5"
1TB
PC
BarraCuda Pro
ST8000DM005 - 2EH112
3.5"
8TB
PC
Desktop HDD
ST4000DM000
3.5"
4TB
PC
Desktop HDD
ST3000DM001
3.5"
3TB
PC
Desktop HDD
ST2000DM001
3.5"
2TB
PC
Desktop HDD
ST1000DM003
3.5"
1TB
HGST
Nearline
Ultrastar He8
HUH728080ALE600
3.5"
8TB
Nearline
Ultrastar He6
HUS726060ALA640
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K4000
HUS724040ALA640
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K4000
HUS724030ALA640
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K4000
HUS724020ALA640
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K4000
HUS724040ALE640 (0F14683)
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K6000
HUS726060ALE610
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K6000
HUS726050ALE610
3.5"
5TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K6000
HUS726040ALE610
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Ultrastar 7K6000
HUS726020ALE610
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Megascale DC
HMS5C4040BLE640
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
HDN724040ALE640
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
HDN724030ALE640
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
HDN726060ALE610
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
HDN726050ALE610
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS600012872SA (0S03841)
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS600012872SE (0S03840)
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS600012872SJ (0S03842)
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS600012872SN (0S03839)
3.5"
6TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS500012872SA (0S03837)
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS500012872SE (0S03836)
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS500012872SJ (0S03838)
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS500012872SN (0S03835)
3.5"
5TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS40003272SA (0S03666)
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS40003272SE (0S03665)
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS40003272SJ (0S03667)
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS40003272SN (0S03664)
3.5"
4TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS30003272SA (0S03662)
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS30003272SE (0S03661)
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS30003272SJ (0S03663)
3.5"
3TB
NAS
Deskstar NAS
H3IKNAS30003272SN (0S03660)
3.5"
3TB
PC
Deskstar
HDS724040ALE640
3.5"
4TB
Toshiba
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA600E
3.5"
6TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA500E
3.5"
5TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA400E
3.5"
4TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA300E
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA300A
3.5"
3TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA200E
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MG04ACA200A
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Enterprise Cloud
MC04ACA400E
3.5"
4TB
PC
Generic Data HDD
MD04ACA500
3.5"
5TB
PC
Generic Data HDD
MD04ACA400
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
MD03ACA400V
3.5"
4TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
MD03ACA300V
3.5"
3TB
Surveillance
Surveillance HDD
MD03ACA200V
3.5"
2TB
Nearline
Enterprise Capacity
MK2002TSKB
3.5"
2TB
PC
Desktop HDD
DT01ACA300
3.5"
3TB
PC
Desktop HDD
DT01ACA200
3.5"
2TB
PC
Desktop HDD
DT01ACA100
3.5"
1TB