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LinkStation™ Home Server

The easy to use LinkStation Home Server is perfect whenever you need dependable network data storage. All computers on your network can share files on this versatile, flexible, and simple NAS. In addition to its storage capabilities, it can stream multimedia to a PC, a Mac, a Buffalo LinkTheater™, and other DLNA™ media players. Equipped with a DLNA™ media server, it is the centerpiece of your multimedia network. Best suited for homes or small businesses who need a central location for files that all devices on the network can share.

• Gigabit Networking with Jumbo Frame support
• Built-in DLNA CERTIFIED™ server for easy playback of multimedia files to any DLNA CERTIFIED device
• Two or more LinkStations can be used to back up each other over your network
• Simplified file sharing on your home or small office network
• Protect data by restricting access with group and user level security
• Easy setup does not require drivers
• Expandable storage by adding a USB hard drive
• Scheduled backup via USB 2.0 to external storage
Memeo™ AutoBackup Software for Windows PCs Included. Download Memeo™ AutoBackup.
• Auto-MDIX Ethernet Port automatically configures for cross-over or patch cable
• Built-in print server for sharing and managing a USB printer on the network (May not work with certain USB printers)
• Minimal power consumption
• Space-saving compact and aesthetic design
All computers on your network can share files on this versatile, flexible, and simple NAS. The LinkStation simplifies network printing with a built-in USB print server.

LAN Interface
Standard Compliance IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T)
Data Transfer Rates 10 / 100 / 1000 Mb/s
Connector Type RJ-45
Number of Ports 1
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives 4
Drive Interface PATA
Total Capacity 1 TB, 2 TB
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Standard Compliance USB 2.0
Connector Type USB Series A
Number of Ports 4 (2 on front, 2 on back)
Data Transfer Rates Max: 480 Mb/s (High Speed Mode), Max: 12 Mb/s (Full Speed Mode)
Protocol Support
Networking TCP/IP
File Sharing SMB, FTP
Directory Integration N/A (see TeraStation Pro)
Management HTTP
Time Synchronization NTP
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.6 x 9.5 x 8.7 in
Weight 15.8 lbs
Operating Environment (Fahrenheit) 32-95°
Setup Utility OS Support Windows Operating Systems
Client OS Support Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® Me, Windows® NT 4.0, Windows® 98 SE, Linux (SMB)
Power Supply Internal, AC 100-220V 50/60 Hz
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 71.98 MB
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2007-04-24 1.49   Firmware
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
PDF 4.04 MB
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2006-12-27 3.0   Manual
PDF 2.66 MB
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2006-12-27 1.4  

Quick Setup Guide

Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 493.18 KB
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2012-10-24 1.13 Windows
Tool for Changing the File-sharing Security Level.  Before delegating authority to an external SMB server on your LinkStation or TeraStation, use this utility to change the file sharing security level of your Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Server 2008 computer.

ZIP 958.00 B
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2007-01-18 1.00 Windows Vista
This patch for your Windows Vista PCs makes them compatible with Buffalo NAS products.  This patch is installed on your Vista PCs, not on the Buffalo NAS product.  Please unzip the file and read the README.txt file.
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 6.45 MB
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2016-09-08 2.84 Windows NAS Navigator for Windows
ZIP 6.41 MB
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2016-09-08 2.84 Mac OS X NAS Navigator for Mac
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 99.95 MB
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2007-04-24 1.01   Installation CD
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
TXT 4.92 KB
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2016-09-08 2.84 Windows Readme for NAS Navigator for Windows
TXT 6.65 KB
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2016-09-08 2.84 Mac Readme for NAS Navigator for Mac
TXT 1.73 KB
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2012-10-24 1.13 Windows

Readme for the File-sharing Security Level Changing Tool.

TXT 93.00 B
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2012-07-02 1.60-20120615   Release notes for DTCP update.  Update by clicking "Update Media Server" in the Admin GUI.