Buffalo LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure

Buffalo 6TB (2 x 3TB) LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

Buffalo 6TB (2 x 3TB) LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

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Buffalo 6TB (2 x 3TB) LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

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Buffalo LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure WD 3TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit Buffalo 6TB (2 x 3TB) LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure Kit with Drives

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  • 6TB Storage Capacity with Drives
  • Includes 2 x 3TB Hard Drives
  • 1 x RJ-45 Port
  • Simple UI and Apps
  • USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Support
  • Plug and Play USB Connectivity
  • 3.5" Hard Drive Form Factor
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  • 1Description

This B&H Kit includes the Buffalo LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure and two 3TB hard drives. The Buffalo LinkStation NAS Enclosure features two drive bays each capable of housing one 3.5" hard drive making it the perfect solution to manage and store data from computers, smartphones, tablets, and many other devices.

Integrated LinkStation software includes convenient features for transferring files, streaming content, adding disks, and backup/protection of saved data. That saved data can be stored to the two included 3TB hard drives providing a total storage capacity of 6 terabytes.

  • Buffalo LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure

    The LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure from Buffalo is an empty two drive enclosure for two 3.5" Desktop Drives and is a powerful yet convenient way to link and manage data stored on computers, smartphones, tablets and other devices. Easy to set up and use, the LinkStation offers massive storage and is packed with convenient features for transferring files, streaming content, adding disks, backing up and protecting data and more.

    Key Features
    The NAS provides storage up to 8TB (with two 4 TB drives*)
    The LinkStation achieves data transfer speeds of over 80 MB/s.
    It provides remote access from smart devices, including media content (Android/iOS) and BitTorrent (Android).
    The NAS supports multiple formats. No reformatting is required for external hard disk drives and SDXC flash memory.
    The NAS supports plug and play USB connectivity; no drivers or settings needed 1
    More Storage and Remote Access
    The LS421DE diskless enclosure allows users to construct RAID arrays using drives with their preferred storage capacities. With current model smartphones and tablets featuring high-resolution cameras, these files can quickly fill up a mobile device's storage. Downloading WebAccess to the portable device makes it easy to transfer, save and access files not only on the drive and home network, but also over the mobile network. The LS421DE works as a remote external hard disk drive that can be accessed from anywhere, freeing up storage on mobile devices and increasing smartphone and tablet capacity.
    Designed and Built for High Performance
    The LinkStation delivers data transfer speeds of 80 MB/s or more (when DLNA feature is switched off; default DLNA setting is off) with the latest processors and technologies. You can experience fast copies and videos, streamed content and more without stalls or hiccups.
    Interoperability with Multiple Devices
    In addition to the WebAccess app, the LinkStation can connect with DLNA-supported TVs and consoles to search and play movies stored on the NAS. Use the Twonky Beam app to forward movies to TVs and big screens supporting DLNA (DMR). Files are accessed just like they are on a computer. BitTorrent, which speeds transfers by distributing large amounts of data over the Internet, can be used anywhere, anytime and doesn't even require a computer, by using "BitTorrent Remote" Android app. USB projectors, displays and other USB devices can be easily connected and are ready for use through the network.
    Simple UI Provides Advanced Control
    Setting up new devices and new interfaces can be a hassle. The tile-based user interface uses icons, so navigating these processes is easy and fast. Users can also go to the advanced page to make custom settings to the parameters.
    Supports USB 3.0
    This LinkStation includes a USB 3.0 port. Plug a USB hard drive into the available USB port to expand the total capacity of your LinkStation unit. Additionally, this enclosure model allows you to select your preferred drives and combine them the way you want to achieve higher performance.
    To add storage capacity, simply connect an external drive. External disks for backing up the LinkStation can be used easily. The NAS enclosure supports RAID 1 (mirroring) to automatically duplicate and protect your data if a disk should ever fail.
    UPC: 747464126609
  • 2 x WD 3TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit

    Designed with home and small office/business customers in mind, the 3TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit from WD is well-suited for NAS environments with up to eight 3.5" drive bays. Engineered to handle increased workloads, this 3TB drive operates using a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 64MB cache, and a rotational speed of 5400 rpm, all of which help to ensure uninterrupted data transfers with a sustained rate of up to 147 MB/s. This drive also features high levels of reliability, with 600,000 load/unload cycles, <10 in 1014 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, error recovery controls, and 1,000,000 hours MTBF for 1-8 bay NAS systems. Also built into this drive are noise and vibration protection and WD's NASware 3.0 helps increase system compatibility, allowing WD Red drives to be more easily integrated with your existing network infrastructure.

    General Features

    Fill Your NAS with WD Red
    Built for 1 to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red lets users store their data in one unit
    NASware 3.0 Technology
    Built into every WD Red hard drive, NASware 3.0's technology helps improves your system's storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability
    Built for NAS Compatibility
    Desktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS, but WD Red drives with NASware are. WD's technology helps takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. WD Red is for small NAS systems and WD's algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments
    Desktop Drives vs. WD Red
    Desktop hard drives are not designed for NAS environments. Do right by your NAS and choose a drive with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS:
  • Compatibility: Without being tested for compatibility with your NAS system, improved performance is not guaranteed
  • Reliability: The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one and desktop drives aren't typically tested in those conditions. WD Red is
  • Error Recovery Controls: WD Red NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce failures within the NAS system. Desktop drives are not typically designed for RAID environments where this can be an issue
  • Noise and Vibration Protection: Designed to operate solo, desktop drives offer little or no protection from the noise and vibration faced in a multi-drive system. WD Red drives are designed for multi-bay NAS systems
  • WD Red for Home
    Stream, backup, share, and organize your digital content at home with a NAS and WD Red drives designed to share content to the devices in your home. Red NASware helps increase your drives' compatibility with your devices, TV, stereo, and more
    WD Red for Small Business
    WD Red is a good hard drive choice for 1 to 8 bay systems. NASware 3.0 allows for integration with your existing network so WD Red can share and backup files at the speed of your business. For larger businesses with up to 16 bays, use WD Red Pro
    3D Active Balance Plus
    This helps ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment. This dual-plane balance control helps reduce the degradation of your drive over time
    Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF of up to 1 million hours, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 is designed for 24x7 environments
    Cooler Operations
    By reducing power consumption, the operating temperature of your NAS stays cooler. With a lower temperature in your system, you can create a more reliable solution for your NAS
    UPC: 718037815664
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  • 1Description
  • Buffalo LS421DE LinkStation (2 Drive) NAS Enclosure
    Internal Hard Drives
    Drives 2 x 3.5" bays
    Drive Interface SATA II
    Supported RAID Levels 0, 1, JBOD (normal)
    LAN Interface
    Standard Compliance IEEE802.3/3u/3ab
    Speed and Flow Control 10/100/1000 Mb/s (auto sensing)
    Port 1 x RJ-45 (auto MDIX)
    USB Interface
    Standard Compliance Front: USB 3.0
    Rear: USB 2.0
    Connector Type A
    Number of Ports 1 x USB 2.0/1 x USB 3.0
    Other Features Hard drive
    Print server

    *To be supported by planned firmware update.

    Protocol Supported
    Networking TCP/IP
    Directory Integration Active Directory
    Management HTTP/HTTPS
    Time Synchronization NTP
    Operating System
    Client OS Support Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP
    Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
    Power Supply AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption 26 W (average)
    48 W (max)
    Operating Environment 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
    Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
    Additional Specifications
    Additional Features DLNA server
    BitTorrent client
    Time Machine
    iTunes server
    Energy save
    FTP server
    Active Directory support
    Smartphone application
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 5 x 3.4 x 8" (127 x 87 x 205 mm)
    Weight 1.76 lb (0.8 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.7 x 8.6 x 5.0"
  • 2 x WD 3TB Red 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Retail Kit
    Product Specifications
    Capacity 3 TB
    Interface SATA III 6 Gb/s
    Form Factor 3.5"
    Advanced Format (AF) Yes
    Native Command Queuing Yes
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Data Transfer Rate (max) Interface Speed: 6 Gb/s
    Internal Transfer Rate: 147 MB/s
    Cache 64 MB
    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    Reliability / Data Integrity
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read <1 in 1014
    MTBF 1,000,000 hours
    Power Management
    12 VDC ±10% (Peak) 1.73 A (peak)
    Average Power Requirements Read/Write: 4.1 W
    Idle: 2.7 W
    Standby/Sleep: 0.4 W
    Environmental Specifications
    Temperature Operating: 32 to 149°F / 0 to 65°C
    Non-Operating: -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    Shock Operating (2 ms, read/write): 30 Gs
    Operating (2 ms, read): 65 Gs
    Non-Operating (2 ms): 250 Gs
    Acoustics Idle Mode: 23 dBA (average)
    Seek Mode: 24 dBA (average)
    Physical Dimensions
    Dimensions 1.028 x 5.700 x 4.000" / 26.11 x 144.8 x 101.6 mm
    Weight 1.40 lb / 0.64 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.1 x 2.6"

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