Network Storage
LinkStationTM Duo
The LinkStation™ Duo is a high performance, multimedia, shared
RAID network storage solution for the home and small office that
requires a central location to share data files, photos, video and
The unit is a two drive NAS solution that can be configured in RAID
0 for performance or RAID 1 for redundant storage. In addition
to the storage capabilities, stream multimedia to a PC, a Mac,
a Buffalo™ LinkTheater™ and other DLNA CERTIFIED™ or UPNP
media player, as well as sharing movies, photos and documents
in a home or small business network via the Internet with the
WebAccess feature. The LinkStation™ Duo seamlessly integrates
with iTunes® and allows access to music files from your iTunes®
With features such as enhanced performance of up to 40MB/s,
quick swap via the front panel with two removable drives and
easy set-up via a simple web interface, the LinkStation™ Duo is
the perfect solution to store, save & share your digital life from
one central place.
LinkStationTM Duo - LS-WXL
Key Specifications
• Quick swap – 2 drive, 2 bay Network Attached Storage
• Supports RAID levels, 0, 1 and Standard
• Active Directory Support: Works as a client in an
Active Directory domain allowing the LinkStation™
Duo to utilise the domain users and groups.
• Apache web server, full featured enhancement
modules included
• PHP5 Scripting language, fully supported by the web
• MySQL database with phpmyadmin interface
• WebAccess – allows you to store, share and access
files from any web browser via PC, Mac or iPhone
• In-Built DLNA/UPnP CERTIFED™ media server – for
easy playback of multi-media files to any DLNA
certified device
• Includes NovaBACKUP® Professional with 5 licenses
- protects data on workstations locally or online.
Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure
NovaBACKUP® protects and restores your data.
• Schedule backups to a USB storage device or another
Buffalo Network Attached Storage device.
• In-Built BitTorrent™ Client
• S upports Apple® Time Machine Back-up with multiple
• Supports Apple® Bonjour®
• Integrates with iTunes®
• Auto Power ON/OFF with your PC or MAC
• Eco Friendly scheduled Power Saving Mode
• One touch transfer of media files from digital
camera/camcorder with Direct Copy feature
• Easy to install and set-up
• 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port
• 1 USB port
• Supports UPS connectivity via USB port
• Supported OS: Windows7 (32/64bit), Windows®
Vista™, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows MCE
2005/2004, Windows Server 2008/2003, MAC OS X
10.3.9 or later
• 2 Year Warranty
• Available as 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities
Network Storage
Internal HDD
HDD Interface
500GB, 1.0TB, 2.0TB
Number of Drives
Total Capacities
1.0TB, 2.0TB, 4.0TB
Supported RAID levels
0, 1 and Standard
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IEEE802.3 Standard
LAN Port Connector
Number of LAN Ports
Data Transfer Rate
Standard Compliance
USB 2.0
Connector Type
USB type A
Number of Ports
Data Transfer Rate
Max: 480Mbps (High Speed Mode)
Protocol Support
File Sharing
Active Directory Integration
Time Synchronisation
Set-up Utility OS Support
Windows7 (32/64bit), Windows® Vista™, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows MCE
2005/2004, Windows Server 2008/2003, MAC OS X 10.3.9 or later
Dimensions (WxDxH)
86 x 204 x 127mm
Operating Environment
5-35C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption
avg. 26W
Power Supply
External AC100-240V, 50/60Hz
Part Numbers
web access
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
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information within this datasheet is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved. E & OE.
June 10
Note: 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environment factors.