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The 3TB LinkStation Live LS-XL Shared Network Storage by Buffalo Technology is a 3TB NAS drive that gives you a simple and dependable networked storage solution for streaming, archiving, and accessing your data from any number of sources, including TVs, smartphones, and tablets.
LinkStation Live is equipped with a built in BitTorrent client, a DLNA Certified media server and an iTunes server, which takes much of the work out of streaming your favorite music, movies, and photos. You won't have to be bothered with complex software downloads - the LinkStation provides everything you need to get the content from the drive to your media player, gaming console, and more.
The unit uses a 10/100/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet controller for fast data transfer, and the drive controller is a SATA 3Gbps for even speedier data access. With the free Buffalo Web Access service, you can create a personal cloud storage system, and have friends and family access any file you place on the server quickly and efficiently. The service lets you use any standard web browser to upload or download files from the Internet. The free mobile apps from Buffalo let you use your Android or iOS device to store, access, and share files as well.
Looking to aggregate your data, or curate content from different drives in your home? Let the 3TB LinkStation Live LS-XL Shared Network Storage do all the heavy lifting for you.
Secure Central Storage
With 3TB of storage, LinkStation Live provides a reliable, central location to store all data from every PC and Mac computer, tablet device and smartphone in your home or small office. Store, access and share files from anywhere on your home network.
Stream Your Favorite Media
LinkStation Live is DLNA Certified and can be used as an iTunes server to stream all of your favorite music, movies and shows to multiple playback devices simultaneously. You can watch movies on your big screen TV while music is played outdoors by the pool. Centralize your media files for simple sharing and streaming.
Easy Scheduled Backup
LinkStation Live features NovaBACKUP Professional for Windows and Time Machine support for Mac for whole home data backup. Disaster and hard drive failures happen unexpectedly; don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Schedule backups for every computer in your house and easily protect all of your data, down to the very last byte.
Free Personal Cloud Service
Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows you to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. Your data remains securely stored in one place on your home network, but you can access it quickly from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the Web. Sharing is as easy as sending a link to your friends and family; they can securely access only the files you've selected for them to see.
LinkStation NAS System
LinkStation Live runs on Buffalo's LinkStation NAS System, providing a host of useful features from network file sharing and security to RAID management, remote access and more. Included on all Buffalo LinkStation devices, LinkStation NAS System simplifies your everyday data needs.
In the Box
Buffalo 3TB LinkStation Live LS-XL Shared Network Storage
Compliant Standards: DLNA CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u, UPnP
Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Features: Apple Time Machine compatible, BitTorrent Client, Buffalo Web Access, iTunes server
Form Factor: Integrated
Host Connectivity (for SD): Gigabit Ethernet
Network Services Compatibility: Apple File Protocol (AFP), FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Microsoft CIFS, Server Message Block (SMB)
Network Transport Protocol: Bonjour, NTP, TCP/IP
Remote Management Protocol: HTTP, HTTPS
Type: Network adapter
Form Factor: Internal
Frequency Required: 50/60Hz
Nominal Voltage: AC 120V
Power Consumption Operational: 17 Watt
Type: Power supply
Client OS Support
Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 - 10.7
Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP