External Storage DriveStation™ Quad The Buffalo DriveStation™ Quad is a high performance, multimedia, eSATA & USB 2.0 external hard drive perfect for the home or small office that requires large amounts of storage space. The unit is a four drive; four bay RAID enabled drive with RAID 0 for performance and RAID 5 or 10 for redundant storage. The DriveStation™ Quad gives additional storage to quickly backup all your multimedia files. With data transfer speeds of up to 235MB/s, compatible with Windows Server 2003/2008 and available with NovaStor NovaBACKUP Business Essential backup software, the DriveStation™ Quad quickly backs up your entire server system and database. The DriveStation™ Quad comes complete with the Buffalo Tools suite of complimentary software that offers enhancements such as TurboPC and TurboCopy to improve the file transfer and copy performance of the drives. The DriveStation™ Quad features the capacity, redundancy and performance required for any demanding user, the perfect solution for backing up large servers or multimedia files. | Four Hard Drives with RAID – for performance and reliability | High Speed – Fast 235MB/s file copy and transfer with eSATA | Server & PC Backup – Compatible with Windows Storage Server 2003/2008 | Power Saving - Power turns on and off automatically with your computer DriveStation™ Quad TurboPC & TurboCopy 87% Faster Data Transfer up to Time to transfer 1,000 digital photos. Enabled 31sec. Disabled 58sec. Test Environment CPU : Intel Core i7 860(2.8GHz) Memory : DDR3 8GB Chipset : Intel P55 HDD : ST3500418AS (NTFS formatted) OS : Windows 7(64-bit) Connection : USB 2.0 (RAID5) Increase in transfer speed varies depending on the number and size of files, type of access and PC environment. Key Specifications •e SATA bracket included to easily upgrade your PC to eSATA • E co-friendly – AutoPower feature turns the drive on and off with your PC • S erver & PC Backup – Compatible with Windows Storage Server 2003/2008 •A total backup solution – complete with NovaStor NovaBACKUP Business Essentials • S ecureLockMobile™ encrypts your important personal data, preventing unauthorized access • Available with 4TB and 8TB capacities • Quick swap – 4 drive, 4 bay Direct Attached Storage • Achieves transfer speeds of up to 235MB/s with eSATA – perfect for backing up large servers or multimedia files • Supports RAID 0, 5, 10 and standard • Removable front panel – to quickly and easily replace faulty drives • Multiple connectivity with 3Gbps and 480MBps USB 2.0 connections • Easy to use – simply plug and play – no drivers required • Drive pre-formatted for immediate use Five Operating Modes for Maximum Flexibility RAID 10 Mode 500 GB D: RAID 5 Parity Mode 750 GB RAID 1 Mirroring Mode 500 GB D: D: E: RAID 0 Striping Mode 1 TB D: Standard Mode 250 GB x 4 F: G: D: E: www.buffalo-technology.com External Storage SPECIFICATIONS Internal HDD HDD Interface SATA II Number of Drives 4 Total Capacity 4TB, 8TB USB Interface Connector Type USB 2.0 (Type B) Number of Ports 1 Data Transfer Rate Max. 480Mbps eSATA Interface Connector Type eSATA Number of Ports 1 Data Transfer Rate Max. 3Gbps Other RAID 0, 5, 10 and Standard Mode Client OS Support Windows® 7(32/64-bit), Vista(32/64-bit), XP, Windows Server® 2008 R2(64-bit), 2008(32/64-bit), 2003 R2(32-bit), 2003(32-bit), Mac OS® 10.4 or higher Dimensions (WxHxD) 149 x 154 x 233 Weight 5.5Kg Operating Environment 5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing) Power Consumption Max. 90W, Avg. 38W Power Supply AC 100-240V 50/60HZ Product Part Numbers HD-QL4TSU2R5-EU – 4TB HD-QL8TSU2R5-EU – 8TB About Buffalo Buffalo Technology is a leading global provider of award-winning storage, networking, memory, and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology. © Buffalo Inc. 2010. BUFFALO logo, AirStation, Nfiniti, AOSS, TeraStation, LinkStation, DriveStation, DriveStation 2Share, MiniStation, Dualie and LinkTheater are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Melco Holdings Inc. or Buffalo Inc. Microsoft Windows and Microsoft logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft corporation in United States and/or other countries. The names and logos of other companies mentioned herein belong to their respective owners. The information within this datasheet is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved. E & OE. Sep 10 Note: 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environmental factors.