Buffalo HS-DTGL/R5 Setup guide

Quick Setup Guide
HD-HTGL/R5 Series
Unpacking and Setup
This section provides unpacking and setup information for TeraStation.
Open the shipping carton of TeraStation and carefully unpack its contents. The
carton should contain the following items:
Main unit (TeraStation)
Ethernet Cable
Power Cord
TeraNavigator Installation CD
Quick Setup Guide (this user’s guide)
Warranty card
If any items are missing or damaged, please contact the reseller or retailer from
which the product was purchased.
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TeraNavigator Setup
The setup of Link Navigator is performed using the following steps:
Insert the TeraNavigator
CD into the PC’s CDROM drive. Depending
on the PC’s configuration,
the EasySetup program
may launch. If it does
not automatically launch,
manually launch it by
pressing the ‘Start’ menu
and selecting the ‘Run...’ option. When the ‘Run’ dialog opens, type
x:\easysetup.exe (where X is the drive letter of the CD-ROM drive).
Press ‘OK’ to continue.
Link Navigator is now running.
Please press the ‘Setup
TeraStation’ button, then press
the ‘Start’ button.
The setup options appears.
TeraNavigator Setup
Plug TeraStation’s power cord
into a power socket. Then,
connect the included Ethernet
Cable into the Ethernet port on
the back of TeraStation.
Switch the power switch on the
rear panel to the ‘ON’ position.
Press the power button on the
front of the TeraStation to turn it
Follow these setup instructions.
◗ Choose “Initial setup” from setup mode selection.
◗ Disk drive structure
There are four methods to configure disk drive structure. Select
preferred method.
Normal mode
Select this mode to use four 250GB hard drives individually.
Spanning mode
Select this mode to combine four 250GB hard drives as a one 1TB
hard drive.
Mirroring Mode RAID 1 (250GB×2)
Two pairs are created from the 4 drives as two separate 250 GB
shares. Data stored on each pair is mirrored automatically to the drive it
is paired with. Therefore, should a single drive fail, data is not lost as it
is also located on the mirrored drive of the pair. Drive replacement and
rebuilding of the Mirror should occur as soon as possible though. After
setting this mode, file transfer speed becomes slow down temporarily
flashing DIAG lamp.
RAID5 mode
Select this mode to combine three 250GB hard drives as one 750GB
hard drive. Other hard drive is used to store parity check data. When
one drive is damaged, other drives supports damaged drive until
replacing damaged hard drive. After setting this mode, file transfer
speed becomes slow down temporarily flashing DIAG lamp.
Caution:If you change the hard drive structure, the system formats
all the drives. Please backup stored data in the hard drives before
changing the hard drive structure.
◗ Administrator (admin) password
Note the following when entering a password.
- Enter up to 8 alphanumeric characters.
- The factory default setting password is “password”.
◗ The setup wizard saves the configuration details to a text file on the
computer´s desktop.
Operate following steps referring setup instruction.
◗ The factory default settings are shown as below.
Hard drive structure mode: RAID5 mode (750GB)
IP address: Obtained from DHCP server
TeraStation name: HD-HTGL*** (*** depends on unit)
Administrator password: password
Click “Finish” button when “Setup complete” is displayed.
Network drive icon appears in “My Computer”.
Install other utilities from TeraNavigator CD.
Configuring TeraStation
The TeraStation configuration can be accessed through a web browser
for all of the advanced configuration options.
Please refer to the online manual on the TeraNavigator CD-ROM.
Congratulations, your TeraStation is now setup.
You can use the TeraStation as a local hard drive from the network drive
Technical Specifications
LAN Standards:
IEEE802.3ab 1000BASE-T;
IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX; IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T
Transmission Types:
1000BASE-T 8B1Q4+PAM5; 100Mbps/10 Mbps;
100BASE-TX 4B/5B, MLT-3; 10BASE-T Manchester
Access Media:
Media Interface:
USB Standard:
USB 2.0
Hi-Speed (HS)
Full-Speed (FS)
Low-Speed (LS)
USB Connector:
USB A Connector (2)
Data Transmission Speed:
Max: 480 Mbps (HS Mode)
Max: 12 Mbps (FS Mode)
Electric Current:
Power Consumption:
53W Maximum
6.6 x 8.7 x 9.5 in (168.5 x 220.7 x 240.6mm)
16 LB. (7.2 kg.)
Operating Temperature:
5-35 C; 20-80% non-condensing
Technical Support
CE Mark Warning
This is a Class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause
radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate
Technical Support
Buffalo Technology offers Technical Support between the hours of 9am-6pm
(GMT) Monday to Thursday and 9am-4:30pm (GMT) Friday for this product.
Customers in Europe can obtain Technical Support using the following
◗ Online Help
Available on the enclosed AirNavigator CD.
◗ Web
◗ E-mail
◗ Telephone
UK only: 08712 50 12 60
Elsewhere: +353 61 708 050
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Buffalo Technology to occasionally release updated software to take advantage
of new technologies and to comply with industry standards. For the most recent
software, firmware, driver, and technical whitepaper releases available, please visit
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