LinkStation™ 700 Series - Desktop 


The LinkStation 700 is a reliable and easy-to-use network storage solution and personal cloud that is perfect for storing your most important digital data in a central location, and accessing it from anywhere. You can stream data to DLNA devices on your network and enjoy uninterrupted access to terabytes of storage, as well as easily back up multiple PC and Mac computers to the same secure location. Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive integration allows you to create a personal cloud for secure and flexible storage, and you can effortlessly access and share your content anytime, anywhere over the Internet.

Hard Drives Included allow for out-of-box usability.


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Overview

Highlights


  • Securely store and access your data at blazingly fast speeds

  • Hard Drives included - Plug into your router for instant network access

  • Native 2.5GbE Multi-Gigabit Ethernet port to futureproof your storage needs

  • Streaming Video/Music/Photos to a TV with ease

  • Time Machine compatible for easy macOS backup

  • Easy to use with your smartphone or tablet devices - No computer needed

  • Compatible Devices: PC, Mac, Android, iOS/iPadOS

  • Professional backup software included (NovaBACKUP for PC license)

  • Sync with Dropbox/OneDrive/Azure for hybrid cloud

  • Personal Cloud access from anywhere with WebAccess Cloud Service

  • Easy to use with your smartphone or tablet devices - No computer needed

  • Compatible Devices: PC, Mac, Android, iOS/iPadOS

  • TAA compliant - Made in Japan

Secure Your Data & Access it Anywhere


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The LinkStation 700 is a high-performance network storage and personal cloud device perfect for storing, securing and accessing your data from anywhere.

Backup and Secure Data By Syncing


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Sync with Microsoft OneDrive, Azure, and Dropbox to create a hybrid cloud with your LinkStation 700.

Use the LinkStation 700 with Time Machine to backup your macOS computer.

Securely Store and Access Data From Anywhere


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Buffalo’s WebAccess Cloud Service allows you to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and secure file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the internet.

Stream Media with Ease


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Stream Videos/Music/Photos to a TV or Computer.

Enjoy your media files on Apple TV or Fire TV with DLNA.

Native 2.5GbE Connection


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Native 2.5GbE Multi Gigabit Port
Supports 2.5GbE with backward compatibility to 1GbE and Fast Ethernet. You can upgrade your existing network without having to purchase multi-gigabit cabling.

No Monthly Cloud Cost


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Not only is a personal cloud a more secure way to store and back up important data, but it also does not require a subscription.

Store Your Data with Confidence


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You can be confident that your data is secure when you save it onto the LinkStation 700. This device features a closed system, which is a strong deterrent to hacking, and uniquely provides SSL encrypted access so you can securely access data on the device. And since this device ships with hard drives included and pre-configured RAID, it provides hassle-free redundancy out of the box.

Specifications

Models

Model

LinkStation 710

LinkStation720
SKU LS710D0201
LS710D0401
LS710D0801
LS720D0402
LS720D0802
LS720D1602
Form factor Desktop Desktop

Performance

Processor Hexa-core 1.3GHz CPU
Memory 2GB

Internal Hard Drives

Model LinkStation 710 LinkStation 720
Number of drive bays 1 2
Capacity

2TB: LS710D0201
4TB: LS710D0401
8TB: LS710D0801

4TB: LS720D0402
8TB: LS720D0802
16TB: LS720D1602
Drive interface SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps
Supported RAID levels N/A 0/1/JBOD

LAN Interface

Standards compliance IEEE802.3bz (2.5GBASE-T), IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T), IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)
Data transfer rates 2.5Gbps / 1000 Mbps / 100 Mbps / 10 Mbps
Number of ports 1 (2.5GBASE-T)
Connector type RJ-45
Supported protocols TCP/IP
Network file services SMB/CIFS, FTP/FTPS

USB Interface

Standards compliance USB3.2 & USB2.0
Data transfer rates 5Gbps (USB3.2)  & 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
Number of ports USB3.2 Gen 1x2 & USB2.0 x1

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

Environmental and Power

Model LinkStation 710 LinkStation 720
Power consumption Max 46W Max 48W
Power supply Internal AC 100-240V Universal 50/60Hz Internal AC 100-240V Universal 50/60Hz
Operating temperature 41˚ - 104˚F (5˚ - 40˚C) 41˚ - 104˚F (5˚ - 40˚C)
Operating humidity 20 - 80% non-condensing 20 - 80% non-condensing

Other

Dimensions (L x W x H) 8.1 x 3.4 x 5 in
Weight 5.5 lbs
Compatible hard drives (LS720 only) OP-HD2.0BST-3Y, OP-HD4.0BST-3Y, OP-HD8.0BST-3Y
Client OS support Windows® 10 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Server® 2019, Windows Server® 2016
Windows Server® 2012R2
Mac OS® X up to 10.12 or later

 

Included software NASNavigator2
NovaBACKUP®

 

Box contents LinkStation™
Quick setup guide
Ethernet cable
AC adapter
AC cable
Warranty statement

Resources

Downloads

Firmware

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2021-27-01 1.02 Windows LinkStation 700 series firmware updater for Windows
2021-27-01 1.02 MacOS LinkStation 700 series firmware updater for MacOS

Documentation

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2021-27-01 Manuals and Quick Setup Guide for LinkStation 700 series
2021-27-01 1.02 Windows Readme for firmware updater for Windows
2021-27-01 1.02 MacOS Readme for firmware updater for MacOS
2020-27-07 3.0.2 Windows Readme for NAS Navigator for Windows
2019-18-07 2.99 Windows Lisez-moi pour NAS Navigator pour Windows (français)
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac Readme for NAS Navigator for Mac NOTE: For users running MacOS 10.13 or later, download and install the latest version of NAS Navigator2 from Mac App Store.
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac Lisez-moi pour NAS Navigator pour Mac (français) REMARQUE: pour les utilisateurs d'ordinateurs sous MacOS 10.13 ou ultérieur, téléchargez et installez la dernière version de NAS Navigator2 à partir du Mac App Store.

Utilities

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2020-27-07 3.0.2 Windows NAS Navigator for Windows
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac NAS Navigator for Mac NOTE: For users running MacOS 10.13 or later, download and install the latest version of NAS Navigator2 from Mac App Store.
2017-04-01 Link to registration page for all Buffalo products including switches and extended warranties. Also includes setting to provide license information for Novastor NovaBackup software if eligible.

Variations


LinkStation™ 710 2TB

  • - 1
  • - 2

LinkStation™ 710 4TB

  • - 1
  • - 4

LinkStation™ 710 8TB

  • - 1
  • - 8

LinkStation™ 720 4TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 4

LinkStation™ 720 8TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 8

LinkStation™ 720 16TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 16

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