Room to Spare and Access from Anywhere
Buffalo Technology’s LinkStation (LS220D series) combines an incredibly easy User Interface with the convenience, security and capacity of dual-bay, RAID-ready Network Attached Storage.
The LS220D is affordable, fast, and d for intensive data storage tasks. It’s pre-configured and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobile optimised and intuitive interface.
Buffalo Technology’s LS220 series is a two bay Network Attached Storage device available as a diskless enclosure, or fully populated with 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacity.
Sorry NSA – The Truly Private Cloud
Buffalo’s Private Cloud solution ensures your privacy and comes without any monthly fees. With a private cloud users’ data stays protected in the physical location of your device – not off-site in a third party’s data centre. And with Buffalo’s free mobile and tablet Apps, or any web browser, your data is accessible and just a couple keystrokes away.
No size limitation for each file
No transfer size limitation per day
WebAccess – Free Apps and One-click Access from Anywhere
While on the go, Buffalo’s free WebAccess service allows users to create a private cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. All you need is a Smartphone or tablet and Buffalo’s free iOS, Windows or Android app to enjoy full access to the digital assets you keep on your LinkStation 220.
A brand new UI has been designed to provide users one-click access to their most commonly accessed settings.
Easily open Linkstation files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for:
iOS 4.3 and higher
Android 2.3 and higher
Windows Mobile 7.5 , 7.8, 8
Windows Tablet and Desktop/Laptop with Windows 8
Organize Your Life
Ideal for home users, the new LinkStation 220 Series provides simple network storage and backup and offers an assortment of features, allowing users to store, organize, access and stream media files from any computer, smartphone or tablet.
Buffalo’s new LinkStation can also stream up to 4 HD films simultaneously allowing each family member to watch their favourite film, on their own device, at the same time. The LS220 is DLNA and Twonky Beam-ready and can also stream high-end DSD audio files without losing quality.
Provides simple and secure shared storage and backup for all PC and Mac computers and mobile devices on a home network. Allows users to backup content on up to five home or office Windows PCs by using Award-winning NovaBACKUP, or back up Mac computers with Time Machine: ready for multi-client backups
Powerful backup NovaBACKUP
The LinkStation 220 is bundled with five licenses of NovaBACKUP Professional. The NovaBACKUP Professional automatically backs up your personal documents along with your favorite photos, music and videos, and protects your data on workstations locally and online. Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure, NovaBACKUP keeps your data secure.
Download media files directly to your LinkStation 220 without having to power up your PC with the built-in BitTorrent client. A BitTorrent client is a programme that uses the BitTorrent protocol to manage large file downloads and uploads over the Internet.
Quick and easy setup
The LS220 is fast and ready for intensive data storage tasks and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobile optimised and intuitive interface.
WebAccess – Free Apps
Easily open Linkstation files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for Windows 8, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7 – 8.
Direct Stream Digital (DSD)
Stream digital music in studio quality – the LS220 series has Direct Stream Digital (DSD) playback and streams high-end audio files without losing quality. Buffalo is working together with major Audio equipment brands to ensure compatibility with most network-capable AV Receivers, Players, and Streamers and DSD-native and DSD over PCM file formats.
Gigabit Ethernet port 10/100/1000
Gigabit Ethernet port enabled for high-speed network connectivity.
Built-in FTP and print servers
Access your LinkStation 220 files via the built-in FTP server or print from anywhere on your network via the built-in print server, using USB 2.0 printer.
Restricted network access
Set access to network at group and user security levels to protect data.
Seamlessly Wired to iTunes
Access music files stored on your LinkStation 220 with your iTunes software.
Active Directory support
Works as a client in an Active Directory domain allowing the LinkStation 220 to utilise the domain users and groups.
Backup for multiple Mac computers
Supports Apple Time Machine – for backing up multiple Mac computers.
Backup for LinkStations
Schedule backups from one LinkStation to another over your LAN network or to an external hard disk drive via USB.
QNAP TS-832X-2G 8 Bay NAS with 2GB RAM
QNAP TS-832X-2G 8TB 8 Bay NAS Solution | Installed 2gb SSD Drive
Dual 10GbE SFP+ ports for accelerating virtualization and massive file sharing.
PCIe expandability allows for 10GbE adapters, QM2 cards, USB 3.1 10Gbps cards, or wireless network cards.
Qtier technology and SSD caching enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency.
Snapshots fully record system status and data, allowing you to protect files and data from accidental deletion and malware attacks.
Supports LXC and Docker containers for rapidly deploying application services across platforms including the cloud, servers, and PCs.
Secure private cloud supporting centralized storage, backup, sharing, disaster recovery, and storage capacity expansion.
The powerful 8-bay, quad-core TS-832X includes two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks at a budget price with maximized ROI. It is also an ARM-based NAS that supports Qtier technology for efficient auto-tiered storage. The PCIe slots extend greater application potential, for example, by installing QNAP’s new PCIe wireless network card QWA-AC2600 the TS-832X is transformed into a convenient wireless base station that allows devices to directly connect to the NAS for easy access to its services and Internet connection.
CPUAnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-324 Quad-core 1.7GHz ARM® Cortex-A57 Processor, 64-bit
Encryption Acceleration Yes
Maximum Memory16 GB (1 x 16 GB)
Memory Slot1 x SODIMM slot
Flash Memory512 MB NAND Flash
Drive BayHot-swappable 8 x 3.5″/2.5″ SATA 6Gb/s HDD or SSD
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port2 x 10GbE SFP+
Gigabit Ethernet Port2 x Gigabit RJ45
USB Port3 x USB 3.0 (Front: 1; Rear: 2)
PCIe SlotSlot 1: Gen2 x1 (for Wi-fi AIC)
Slot 2: Gen2 x2
Audio1 x Built-in speaker, 1 x 3.5mm line out jack
Note: You cannot use the speakers and the line-out jack simultaneously.
LED IndicatorsStatus/Power, LAN, USB, HDD 1-8
ButtonsPower, Reset, USB One- touch-copy
Dimensions (H x W x D)188.2 x 329.3 x 279.6 mm
7.41 x 12.96 x 11.01 inch
WeightNet weight: 6.52 kg (14.37 lbs)
FanSystem: 2 x 12 cm smart fan (12V DC)
CPU: 1 x 6 cm fan
Power Supply Unit250W, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 3.5A
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity0
40˚C ( 32˚F
104˚F ), 5
95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Security SlotKensington security slot
Ethernet Cable x 2
Power Cord x 1
Flat head screw (for 3.5″ HDD)
Flat head screws (For 2.5″ HDD)
Quick Installation Guide (QIG)