Buffalo LinkStation 8TB 520DN 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 4TB)

BH #BULS520DN082 • MFR #LS520DN0802
Buffalo
Buffalo LinkStation 8TB 520DN 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 4TB)
Key Features
  • 8TB Storage Capacity
  • 2 x 4TB SATA II 3.5" NAS HDDs
  • 1.1 GHz Realtek RTD1195N Dual-Core
  • 256MB DDR3 RAM
Built for home use, the LinkStation 8TB 520DN 2-Bay NAS Server from Buffalo is a customizable solution that is designed to serve as a data hub by making it easier to store, share, and secure digital content. It has an overall capacity of 8TB, which is made up of 2 x 4TB SATA II 3.5" NAS hard drives, and is further powered by a 1.1 GHz Realtek RTD1195N Dual-Core processor and 256MB of DDR3 RAM, giving this NAS the ability to simultaneously stream four HD movies via DLNA while backing up multiple computers. Connectivity to your network is accomplished using the Gigabit Ethernet port and other compatible external peripherals can be connected to the 520DN using its single USB 3.0 Type-A port.
Discontinued

Buffalo LinkStation 8TB 520DN 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 4TB)

Marco V., B&H Computer Expert

True Know-How

Ask Our Experts

800.606.6969

Buffalo 520DN Overview

Built for home use, the LinkStation 8TB 520DN 2-Bay NAS Server from Buffalo is a customizable solution that is designed to serve as a data hub by making it easier to store, share, and secure digital content. It has an overall capacity of 8TB, which is made up of 2 x 4TB SATA II 3.5" NAS hard drives, and is further powered by a 1.1 GHz Realtek RTD1195N Dual-Core processor and 256MB of DDR3 RAM, giving this NAS the ability to simultaneously stream four HD movies via DLNA while backing up multiple computers. Connectivity to your network is accomplished using the Gigabit Ethernet port and other compatible external peripherals can be connected to the 520DN using its single USB 3.0 Type-A port.

For those who require RAID support, this NAS supports RAID 0 for enhanced data transfer speeds, or RAID 1 for 1:1 data redundancy. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD is also available. The LinkStation 520DN is compatible with Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android platforms and also supports the TCP/IP protocol and SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS network file services. Included with this NAS is a network cable and an AC adapter. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

LinkStation's Private Cloud

Buffalo's private cloud solution ensures your privacy and comes without any monthly fees. With a private cloud, your data stays protected in the physical location of your device and not offsite in a 3rd party data center, so your data is accessible and just a couple of keystrokes away. The LinkStation 520DN has large-capacity options and there are no limitations on daily transfer sizes, and no monthly cloud service fees.

WebAccess Provides One-Click Access

Buffalo's free WebAccess app makes it possible for you to create a private cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone as long as you have access to the Internet. All you need is a smartphone or tablet and Buffalo's free Android, iOS, or Windows app to enjoy full access to the digital content on your LinkStation 520DN.

User-Friendly Setup and Intuitive Web-Based Interface

The LinkStation 520DN has a graphical user interface that simplifies setup and use of the system. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and you're on your way to secure network storage within minutes.

Premium-Grade HDDs for Performance & Reliability

The LinkStation 520DN comes with premium-grade hard drives, providing improved performance and durability for always-on storing, sharing, and streaming files. In addition to powerful performance, these hard drives result in lower operating costs and have longer average lifetimes. All you have to do is select how much storage space you want.

Designed to Minimize Power Consumption

Who doesn't want lower utility costs? The LinkStation 520DN's power control feature includes on/off scheduling, Wake-on-LAN, and hard drive spin down. These features enable the 520DN to stop working when you do, reduce power consumption, and extend the product's lifespan.

DLNA

The LinkStation 520DN is DLNA-compatible, so you can stream content from your computer, tablet, or smartphone to smart televisions and devices that are also DLNA-compatible.

Backup

NovaBACKUP software from NovaStor is included for managing backups on PCs, while the LinkStation 520DN also works with Apple Time Machine and is ready for multi-client Mac backups.

BitTorrent

This LinkStation 520DN is compatible with BitTorrent peer-to-peer file sharing.
UPC: 747464132648

Buffalo 520DN Specs

Computing
CPU1.1 GHz  Realtek RTD1195N Dual-Core
Total Installed Memory256 MB DDR3
Drives
Total Raw Capacity8 TB
Included Drives2 x 4 TB 3.5" HDD
General
Connections1 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA II
RAID ModesRAID 0, 1, JBOD
Networking
Supported ProtocolsAFP
CIFS/SMB
FTP
HTTP
HTTPS
SFTP
Ethernet StandardsIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Electrical
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption36 W (Maximum)
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Operating Humidity20 to 80%
Physical
Dimensions3.43 x 8.07 x 5.02" / 8.71 x 20.5 x 12.8 cm
Weight5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight5.82 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.15 x 8.9 x 5.1"
See any errors on this page? Let us know

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS

Browsing History

Close

Close

Close