LinkStation™ SoHo 700 Series - Desktop 


The LinkStation SoHo 700 is an affordable and easy-to-use network storage solution for storing and managing your critical data from one central location. The high-performance hexa-core processor, quality pre-tested hard drives, and native 2.5GbE port will easily handle high data load operations with the speed and stability you need, ensuring a smooth working environment. Integration with Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive allows you to create a personal cloud for flexible storage and backup, and robust data protection features such as RAID, UPS sync and duplex firmware provide peace of mind so you can focus on your work.

 

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 to futureproof your storage needs

  • Pre-configured RAID for reliable and robust out-of-the-box experience

  • High-performance Hexa-core processor for smooth professional performance

  • Time Machine compatible for easy macOS backup

  • Set automated data backup and sync for hassle-free backups

  • 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

  • TAA compliant - Made in Japan

  • 3 Year Warranty and Simple Logical Data Recovery for peace of mind

Purpose-built for professional home/small offices


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Purpose-built for professional home/small offices. The LinkStation SoHo 700 includes a high-performance hexa-core processor and robust security features to provide a fast and secure central location to store and access your files from anywhere.

Native 2.5GbE Multi Gigabit Port


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Supports 2.5GbE for faster data backups and more stable workloads, with backward compatibility to 1GbE and Fast Ethernet. You can upgrade your existing network without having to purchase multi-gigabit cabling.

Sync and backup your data


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

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

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 SoHo 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, you can enjoy hassle-free redundancy out of the box.

24/7 US-based Tech Support / 3-Year Warranty / Data recovery included*


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Buffalo has you covered post purchase. This TeraStation comes with a 3-year warranty (optional 5-year warranty) provided by award-winning 24/7 US-based tech support.

*The TeraStation WS5020 IoT 2019 qualifies for Buffalo's data recovery service for simple logical data issues. To receive this service, the device must be registered within its original warranty terms.

Specifications

Models

Part numbers

LS720D0402B
LS720D0802B
LS720D1602B

Form factor Desktop

Performance

Processor Hexa-core 1.3GHz CPU
Memory 2GB

Internal Hard Drives

Number of drive bays 2
Capacity

4TB: LS720D0402B
8TB: LS720D0802B
16TB: LS720D1602B

Drive interface SATA 6 Gbps
Supported RAID levels 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

Power consumption Max 48W
Power supply Internal AC 100-240V Universal 50/60Hz
Operating temperature 41˚ - 104˚F (5˚ - 40˚C)
Operating humidity 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 OP-HD2.0BST-3Y, OP-HD4.0BST-3Y, OP-HD4.0BST-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

Documentation

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2021-27-01 Manuals and Quick Setup Guide for LinkStation 720 SoHo
2020-27-07 3.0.4 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 3.0.4 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™ SoHo 700 4TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 4

LinkStation™ SoHo 700 8TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 8

LinkStation™ SoHo 700 16TB

  • - Desktop
  • - 2
  • - 16

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