LinkStation™ 220


LinkStation 220 provides fast shared storage and backup for all PC and Mac® computers, tablets and smartphones on your home network with RAID data protection. Simply connect it to your wireless router for access anywhere in your home or on-the-go. Enjoy your movies, music, photos and more.

  • Consolidate storage and back up your PC and Mac computers
  • Set up automatic data protection with RAID 1 mirroring
  • Create a free personal cloud for access to your files anytime, anywhere over the internet
  • Access files from your tablet and smartphone devices
  • Intuitive user interface and easy-to-use setup wizard
  • DLNA Certified™, iTunes® and PS3™ media server functionality
  • Built-in BitTorrent client for simplified file downloading and management
  • USB port for backup or printer sharing
  • LinkStation™ NAS System
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Overview

Buffalo's LinkStation 220 is an affordable and intuitive 2-drive network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Back up multiple PCs and Mac computers simultaneously and enjoy uninterrupted access to terabytes of storage on your network and even over the Internet while away from home.

SHARED CENTRAL STORAGE

With terabytes of storage, LinkStation 220 provides a reliable, central location to store and protect all data from every PC and Mac computer, tablet and smartphone in your home or small office. Store, access and share files from anywhere over your wireless network at speeds up to twice as fast as a standard USB hard drive.

AUTOMATIC DATA PROTECTION

LinkStation 220 features two hard drives and support for RAID 0/1 for maximum capacity or redundant data protection.
 

RAID 0 combines all drives into a single array offering maximum capacity with no redundancy
RAID 1 mirrors the two drives, creating an exact copy of data for fault tolerance

FREE PERSONAL CLOUD SERVICE

While on the go, 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 or small office network, but you can access it quickly from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the Web.

For enhanced access on your iPhone®, iPod® touch, iPad and Android™ devices, download Buffalo's free WebAccess mobile apps.

WebAccess i for iPhone® and iPod® touch
WebAccess i HD for iPad®
WebAccess A for Android™

EASY SCHEDULED BACKUP FOR PC AND MAC

LinkStation 220 features five licenses of NovaBACKUP® Workstation - Buffalo Edition and Time Machine® support for multiple Mac computers for whole home data backup and protection. Disaster and hard drive failures happen unexpectedly; don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Set up regular backups for every computer in your house and easily protect all of your data, down to the very last byte.

STREAM YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA

LinkStation 220 is DLNA Certified and it can be used as an iTunes server to stream all of your favorite music, movies and shows to multiple devices simultaneously. Now you can relax and watch movies on your big screen TV while music is pumped outdoors by the pool. Centralize your media files for simple sharing and streaming.

LINKSTATION NAS SYSTEM

LinkStation 220 runs on Buffalo's LinkStation NAS System, providing a host of useful features from network file sharing and security to RAID management (on multi-drive units), remote access and more. Included on all Buffalo LinkStation devices, LinkStation NAS System simplifies your everyday data needs.

USB EXPANSION

The LinkStation 220 comes equipped with a USB port, allowing users to increase storage capacity or backup to another device for an extra level of data protection.

Specifications

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drives 2
Drive Interface SATA 3 Gbps
Hard Drive Sizes 0 TB (Diskless), 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB
Supported RAID 0/1/JBOD (Individual Disks)

Protocol Support

Networking TCP/IP
File Sharing CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/FTPS
Management HTTP/HTTPS

LAN Interface

Standards Compliance (10BASE-T)IEEE802.3, (100BASE-TX)IEEE802.3u, (1000BASE-T)IEEE802.3ab
Data Transfer Rates 10/100/1000 Mbps
Connector Type RJ-45
Number of Ports 1

USB Interface

Standards Compliance USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates 480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)
Connector Type A type
Number of Ports 1 x USB 2.0

*480 Mbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

Other

Dimensions (L x W x H) 8.07 x 3.42 x 5.02 in
Weight 5.5 lbs
Power Consumption Max 48W
Power Supply External AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
Client OS Support Windows® 10
Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Windows® 2000
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2008
Windows Server® 2003
Windows® 2000 Server
Mac OS® X up to 10.10*

*Some included optional utilities are not supported. The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.

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