2014 | International Consumer Electronics Show
Buffalo Americas is proud to attend the 2014 International CES, showcasing the latest storage and networking devices and introducing the future of content and Buffalo device management with remote access, simple setup and easy file sharing. Demonstrated at this year’s show is a collection of new storage and networking products designed to improve the digital lives of consumers. This collection offers new features and increased performance for enhanced usability and convenience.
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Lori Mesecke / Lela Gradman
Nereus for Buffalo Americas
Tel: +1.503.459.9150

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Featured Technologies:
MiniStation™ Air wireless portable hard drive

MiniStation Air wireless portable hard drive is easy to use and highly convenient for users on the go. Nearly any wireless device, such as smartphones, tablets, computers, media players and more can connect to it wirelessly for instant access to 1 TB of portable storage. MiniStation Air is perfect for storing and streaming multimedia content such as movies, music and photos. It supports up to eight wireless connections and features a USB 3.0 port for fast file transfers and access when directly connected to your PC or Mac® computer.

Additionally, MiniStation Air allows users to set up a Wi-Fi hotspot to share its established network and Internet connection with joined devices. Free mobile apps for iOS and Android along with a rich UI provides a premium user experience, and MiniStation Air can be used to stream multimedia content to any DLNA playback device, such as smart TVs, media players and gaming consoles.

Buffalo’s MiniStation Air Wireless Portable Hard Drive combines the unique features of compact, portable storage with wireless streaming capabilities – ideal for busy business travelers, vacationers and anyone who wants to be able to wirelessly access their content on the go:

  • Features long battery life so users can access and stream multimedia files for up to 10 hours on a single charge
  • Doubles as a portable battery charger for charging smartphones while on the go – Fully charge an iPhone 5S twice
  • Includes a USB 3.0 port for fast file transfers and access when directly connected to any PC or Mac® computer
  • Supports connections from up to eight devices for simultaneous access to files for multimedia streaming and more
  • Allows users to set up a Wi-Fi hotspot to share their established network and Internet connection with joined devices
  • Use MiniStation Air to stream multimedia content to any Wi-Fi DLNA playback device
  • Free mobile apps for iOS and Android are available for download
MiniStation™ Air | 1 TB Wireless Portable Hard Drive | HDW-PD1.0U3 Available in March 2014 at an estimated MSRP of $199.99 for 1TB

The AirStation™ family of 11ac wireless networking

Today’s existing wireless networking technologies are struggling to keep up with the influx of Wi-Fi enabled devices now used in the home. Consumers are continuing to turn to smartphones, tablets and notebooks to access digital content and entertainment, driving the demand for faster wireless network solutions that are capable of streaming HD content to multiple wireless devices, simultaneously.

Buffalo’s selection of 11ac wireless networking solutions provide increased bandwidth for speedy access to online media content at home and on the go:

AirStation Extreme AC 1900 | Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router
The AirStation Extreme AC 1900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router offers high speed dual band wireless connectivity, delivering outstanding performance and the latest in Wi-Fi technology while offering a new class of features above and beyond the traditional home router:

  • Delivers concurrent dual band AC 1900 operation with speeds up to 1300 + 600 Mbps
  • Features a 1 GHz dual core processor for outstanding performance
  • Provides enhanced coverage and high speed gigabit wired connections
  • Offers flexible wireless connectivity for surfing the web, emailing, downloading files and streaming HD movies and music
  • Supports 5 GHz beamforming to any 11ac or 11n device to boost performance and range for an even more reliable, high speed wireless connection for bandwidth intensive activities
  • Equipped with three wireless transmitters and HighPower Technology for extreme performance and range – ideal for high bandwidth applications
  • Backward compatible with existing Wireless-N devices, operating in the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz spectrums
  • Priority Control QoS provides a top entertainment experience by automatically prioritizing multimedia and gaming traffic, such as Netflix, YouTube and Xbox LIVE, for uninterrupted streaming and lag-free gaming
  • Allows users to connect a printer to the network, add shared storage, stream HD multimedia and surf the web worry-free with Norton ConnectSafe web filtering and parental control by Symantec
  • Features Wi-Fi Settings Transfer function that allows users upgrading from an older WPS router to keep their existing Wi-Fi profile and settings. This convenient feature allows users to connect to their new Buffalo network without having to reconnect every mobile device.
AirStation Extreme AC 1900 | Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router
WXR-1900DHP | Available in Q2 at an estimated MSRP of $199.99
AirStation AC 1200 | Dual Band Wireless Router
The AirStation™ AC 1200 Dual Band Wireless Router is ideal for creating an affordable high speed 11ac wireless home network, offering a variety of new features at an incredible value:

  • Connect to PC and Mac computers, smartphones and tablet devices for high speed connectivity throughout the home
  • Provides concurrent dual band AC 1200 operation with 866 + 300 Mbps speeds
  • Offers flexible wireless connectivity for surfing the web, emailing, downloading files and streaming HD movies and music
  • Features a gigabit WAN port for high speed Internet service up to 1000 Mbps
  • Offers Norton ConnectSafe web filtering and parental control by Symantec, allowing users to surf the web worry-free
  • Multi-level wireless encryption options and a step-by-step setup wizard allows easy setup of a secure, high performance wireless network within minutes of opening the box
AirStation AC 1200 | Dual Band Wireless Router
WHR-1166D | Available in Q2 at an estimated MSRP of $89.99
AirStation AC 433 | Industry’s First 802.11ac Wireless Travel Router
The AirStation AC433 Wireless Travel Router is the first 11ac compact, bus-powered solution that allows users to set up personal high-speed wireless connections wherever they go – perfect for business and personal travelers:

  • Allows users to set up a secure wireless network or personal Wi-Fi hotspot anytime on the go
  • Offers selectable dual band operation, with 11ac and 11n support, allowing users to easily connect their favorite Wi-Fi devices, such as tablets, smartphones and game consoles at speeds of up to 433 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 150 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band
  • Paired with a USB cable for power and a LAN cable, it provides a complete travel companion, perfect for storing in a brief case, laptop bag or purse
  • Provides support for multiple levels of wireless encryption and easy AOSS and WPS setup for a reliable and secure wireless connection anywhere
AirStation AC433 | 11ac Travel Router
WMR-433 | Available in Q2 at an estimated MSRP of $59.99
LinkStation™ 420 NVR surveillance solution

As the demand for IP surveillance networks have increased among businesses, it is important to maintain simple plug and play functionality associated with traditional analog systems, commonly used in SMBs, restaurants, retail, and hospitality. Buffalo and Axis have partnered to provide businesses with versatile IP surveillance networks that can be effortlessly setup and maintained over long periods of time.

The LinkStation 420 NVR surveillance solution is optimized to deliver video surveillance functionality with various features and capabilities:

  • Supports up to 8 HD cameras (1 Megapixel)
  • Provides redundant dual drive NVR technology, eliminating downtime during HDD failures
  • Allows up to 1 month of continuous 24x7 recordings of up to 8 HD cameras
  • Pre-configured for easy installation within minutes
  • 3-year warranty and 24/7/365 U.S.-based technical support for life with a dedicated toll-free line for surveillance products

AXIS | Camera Companion
Axis provides some of the most advanced network cameras in the world, featuring a variety of sophisticated capabilities. Unlike traditional IP camera networks, Axis cameras can be configured to record directly o NAS devices without any Video Management Software (VMS) running on the NAS – greatly simplifying the process.

LinkStation™ 420 NVR for AXIS Camera Companion | LS420DS
Available in Q2 at an estimated MSRP of
$399.99 for 2 TB | $499.99 for 4 TB | $749.99 for 8 TB

LinkStation™ 200

The new LinkStation 200 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. Users can even set up a free personal cloud for access anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.

Fast, Simple Network Attached Storage

Buffalo’s LinkStation 200 Series delivers easy to use NAS and personal cloud storage with an assortment of unique features and capabilities:

  • Available as a single-drive model (LS210D) up to 4 TB and as a dual-drive (LS220D) model up to 8 TB with RAID 1 support for automatic data protection
  • Provides simple and secure shared storage and backup for all PC and Mac computers and mobile devices on a home network
  • Simply connect to a wireless router and follow the step by step setup wizard from your computer, or use the Quick Setup feature to configure a LinkStation 200 device from any smartphone or tablet
  • It is DLNA Certified™ , it can be used as an iTunes® server and it features an integrated BitTorrent® Client for simplified media storage and streaming, and P2P sharing.
  • Allows users to backup content on up to five home or office Windows PCs by using NovaBACKUP Professional, or back up Mac computers with Time Machine
  • Attach a USB printer to the network or add a USB hard drive for additional backup
  • While on the go, the easy to use WebAccess service allows users to create a free personal cloud for remote access over the Internet from any computer, smartphone or tablet device
Access Files On-the-Go
While on the go, Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows consumers to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. The LinkStation 200 Series with WebAccess enables terabytes of data to be securely stored on a home network, and with Buffalo's free WebAccess, consumers can quickly retrieve their data from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the web.

LinkStation 210 | Single-Drive Entry-Level NAS | LS210D
Available at an estimated MSRP of
$169.99 for 2TB | $209.99 for 3 TB  |  $359.99 for 4 TB

LinkStation 220 | Dual-Drive Entry-Level NAS | LS220D
Available at an estimated MSRP of
$239.99 for 2TB | $329.99 for 3 TB  |  $439.99 for 4 TB | $549.99 for 8 TB