TeraStation™ 5010 Series - Rackmount 

High Performance Scalable Storage solution - Hard Drives Included


TeraStation 5010 Rackmount is a high performing Network Attached Storage solution with NAS/Enterprise-grade hard drives included; ideal for Large business files, graphics, video (Auto CAD, etc.), cloud integration, iSCSI virtualization target. (VMware Certified)


Users can easily share and safeguard data with reliability and RAID data protection, while the powerful quad-core Annapurna processor provides high performance operation. For professionals looking to speed up their transfer rates, this device comes with a native 10GbE port and brings you faster ever experience.

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  • Pre-tested NAS grade Hard drives included with RAID pre-configured (Enterprise grade hard drives for 12bay model)
  • Save time and resources by accessing these devices from a single console with Buffalo’s free Remote Management Service
  • Variety of Backup Solutions: Hybrid Cloud Backup / Private Cloud Backup / iSCSI backup target (VMware® certified) / Rsync Backup
  • Integrated cloud backup with Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Amazon S3, Microsoft™ Azure and Microsoft OneDrive
  • Scale-as-you-go option available with 12 bay model for your future capacity increases

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  • Business-level sever/PC backup software bundled (NovaBACKUP)
  • Optimized performance for 30 - 100+ concurrent users

  • 256 bit AES encryption (more about our TeraStation security features)

  • 4-bay - 3 year warranty with 24/7 North American-based support

  • 12-bay - 5 year warranty with 24/7 North American-based support when registered within 90 days of purchase.

  • 12-bay: Native 10GbE port x 2 / 8GB ECC memory / Rail kit included ($100 value) / Optional Redundant power unit (OP-PU)

  • 4-bay: Native 10GbE port x 1 / 4GB ECC memory / LCD / Rail kit included ($100 value)

  • Made in Japan / TAA Compliant

  • Works with Buffalo remote monitoring software (Network QuickView by Buffalo) and also compatible to 3rd party software (Monitor Resources)

10GbE Compatible: Ready for future data growth

Lower cost 10GbE products and a growth in data & file sizes mean that businesses can now benefit greatly from 10GbE networking. 10GbE compatible devices and category 6A (Cat 6a) or higher rated cables allow improvements to office productivity by eliminating network bottlenecks and shortening data backup times. Your TeraStation can complete your backup up to 27% faster with 10GbE networking.

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No 10GbE cabling? No problem. With Buffalo BS-MP20 business switch, users can experience 2.7X faster data transfers using a 1GbE compatible client with Buffalo's latest OS. (More about 10GbE)

Easy and Simple: Save your time and money with all inclusive backup

With HDD and rail kit included, Buffalo’s TeraStation is a one stop all-inclusive backup and recovery storage solution, allowing you to store in your network just by plug and play. 


We make it easy for you, and this is the reason why Buffalo NAS has been chosen.


  • Compatible with various features to make it easy for you to manage your NAS and its users
    (Active Directry / Remote Monitoring / Advanced NTFS Permissions / Rsync Integration etc) (more details about these features)
  • Pre-tested NAS/Enterprise grade hard drives included with RAID pre-configured
  • LCD display allows easy visibility to the current unit status
  • TeraStation data can be easily backed up to external storage (DriveStation) or other Rsync based NAS devices
  • 12 bay model has scale-as-you-go options for your future scalability requirement. By leaving blank HDD space, you can keep initial cost low while preparing for future capacity expansion.

Reliable Quality: Designed for 24/7 operation

- Peace of mind included with Industry # 1 support


The TeraStation is designed for reliable, 24/7 operation to keep your data secure. TeraStation 5010 Series products are built in Japan, where each NAS/Enterprise -grade hard drive undergoes comprehensive testing to ensure compatibility and reliability. 


TS5010 comes with free 3-year warranty and 24/7 North American Based Support. If problems arise just one call to our help desk and we will work to resolve your issue. (more about benefits of Buffalo NAS). TS51210RH comes with upgraded 5 year warranty when registered within 90 days of purchase. Register here.


Buffalo also offers optional Next Business Day / Keep Your Drive warranty options. Warranties can be extended up to 5 years
(Warranty Service).


 - Purpose build & optimized for data storage


All units come with the new Buffalo OS, optimized to stabilize data backup and file sharing. Optimal performance with 100+ simultaneous client PC access for 24 hours  (more about the latest Buffalo NAS features).


The NAS hardware is built with business class components to provide stable 24/7 operations, including Quad Core CPU with server class ECC memory. 


Buffalo also offers optional Anti-Virus Protection license to make your data further secured from multiple thread (Anti-Virus feature option).

Backup Options to Protect Your Data

TeraStation 5010 is reliable and affordable backup target with multiple uses for your data protection needs. Click below to learn more about each use case.


Hybrid Cloud Backup (3rd Party Cloud Backup) Amazon S3, Dropbox, Microsoft Azure and OneDrive


Private Cloud Backup (Data Replication)


Storage Virtualization (iSCSI backup)


- NovaStor backup (The best single-server and PC backup software for servers & workstations)


- Rsync Integration


- Replication password reminder. More details here.

File Server: Centralize and share your digital assets

TeraStation offers the storage solution for increasing needs for easy data management for multiple user file share at a fast speed


- Advanced NTFS Permissions (Windows ACL)
File permissions can be controlled at the subfolder file level from Windows Explorer, making it possible to create new shares with unique permissions on demand from active directory.


- Web Access
You can access your data from anywhere when you need.

Buffalo's Data Recovery Service

This product 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.

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Thank You for Your Support

Reliable & easy to use products with personal pre and post-sales support. These are the fundamentals which have helped us win CRN’s ARC award for the 3rd year in a row.






Part Numbers



Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drive Bays 4 12
Number of Included Drives 2 or 4 4 or 12
Capacity Range 8, 16, 24, 32 TB 16, 32, 40, 48, 96, 120, 144 TB
Drive Interface SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps
Supported RAID 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD (Individual Disks) 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD (Individual Disks)

USB Interface

Standards Compliance USB 3.0 USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector Type A type A type
Number of Ports 3x USB 3.0 2x USB 3.0
2x USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates 5 Gbps 5 Gbps / 480 Mbps


CPU Annapurna Labs® Alpine Processor
AL314 (1.7 GHz Quad-Core)
Annapurna Labs® Alpine Processor
AL314 (1.7 GHz Quad-Core)
Memory 4 GB DDR3 with ECC 8 GB DDR3 with ECC

Environmental & Power

Power Consumption

Max 100W

Data Transfer 60W

Idling 46W

Max 500W

Data Transfer 122W

Idling 100W

Power Supply Internal AC 100-240V Universal 50/60Hz Internal AC 100-240V Universal 50/60Hz
Optional dual power supply available
Operating Temperature 32˚ - 104˚F (0˚ - 40˚C) 32˚ - 104˚F (0˚ - 40˚C)
Operating Humidity 10 - 85% non-condensing 10 - 85% non-condensing


Product Dimensions
(L x W x H)
16.93 x 16.93 x 1.74 in 29.01 x 18.94 x 3.46 in
Product Weight 18.52 lbs 41.67 - 53.13 lbs
Package Dimensions (L x W x H) 23.03 x 21.26 x 7.87 in 38.50 x 22.91 x 10.16 in
Package Weight 23.37 lbs 63.05 - 74.03 lbs

LAN Interface

Standards Compliance IEEE802.3an (10GBASE-T), IEEE802.3bz (5GBASE-T/2.5GBASE-T), IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T), IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)
Number of Ports 1 (10GBASE-T)*, 2 (1000BASE-T)
*TS51210RH includes an additional 10GBASE-T port
Data Transfer Rates 10 Gbps / 1000 Mbps / 100 Mbps / 10 Mbps
Supported Protocols TCP/IP
Network File Services CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, SFTP, NFS, SNMP
Connector Type RJ-45


VMware Compatibility iSCSI & NFS

Client OS Support

Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2012R2, Windows Server® 2008,
Windows Server® 2008R2, Mac® OS® X 10.9 or later
Compatible Hard Drives OP-HD2.0N, OP-HD4.0N, OP-HD6.0N, OP-HD8.0N, OP-HD4.0H2U-5Y*, OP-HD8.0H2U-5Y*, OP-HD10.0H2U-5Y*, OP-HD12.0H2U*
*TS51210RH only
Additional Power Supply OP-PU-10R2UWR (TS51210RH ONLY)
Optional Warranties 3YNBD20 - 3yr Next Business Day, 3YNBD10 - 3yr Next Business Day, 3YKYD40 - 3yr Keep Your Drive, 3YKYD30 - 3yr Keep Your Drive, 3YKYD20 - 3yr Keep Your Drive, 3YKYD10 - 3yr Keep Your Drive, 5YNBD40 - 5yr Next Business Day, 5YNBD30 - 5yr Next Business Day, 5YNBD20 - 5yr Next Business Day, 5YNBD10 - 5yr Next Business Day, 5YKYD40 - 5yr Keep Your Drive, 5YKYD30 - 5yr Keep Your Drive, 5YKYD20 - 5yr Keep Your Drive, 5YKYD10 - 5yr Keep Your Drive
Included Software NASNavigator2, NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition (one server and ten workstation licenses)
Box Contents TeraStation™, Quick Setup Guide, 6a Ethernet Cable , Rail Kit with Mounting Brackets and Screws, AC Cable, Front Panel Key**, and Warranty Statement


Value of Hard Drives Included Why Buffalo NAS
Network Attached Storage for Business Chart TeraStation Comparison Chart
TeraStation to Amazon S3 Cloud Integration
TS_to_3rd Party Cloud Support
Perfect case to use TS5010 series TS5010_Solution_Scenario.pdf
Compatible Non Buffalo Drives for TS51210 compatible_non_buffalo_drives.pdf
Perfect Solution Scenario for TS51210 TS51210_Solution_Scenario.pdf
Compatible UPS UPS compatibility list for TeraStation x10 series
Check RAID Configurations



    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2019-24-10 4.54 Windows Firmware updater for TS3010 and TS5010 series TeraStations.
2019-24-10 4.54 Mac Firmware updater for TS3010 and TS5010 series TeraStations.


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2017-11-04 Manuals and Quick Setup Guide for TeraStation 5010 series
2019-24-10 4.54 Windows Readme for firmware updater for TS3010 and TS5010 series TeraStations.
2019-24-10 4.54 Mac Readme for firmware update for TS3010 and TS5010 series TeraStations.
2020-16-01 3.00 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.
2019-11-11 1.02 Windows Readme for B-Sync for Windows
2019-06-03 UPS compatibility list for TeraStation x10 and WSS series
2016-10-05 1.00 Windows Readme for Boot Authentication Tool


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2020-16-01 3.00 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.
2018-28-02 201802090000z_en Private MIB definition file for TS3000, TS5000, TS7000 (TS-2RZ), TS3010, and TS5010 series TeraStations
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.
2018-01-06 Windows Download page for the Buffalo Network QuickView software.
B-Sync for Windows 2019-11-11 1.02 Windows B-Sync is an application that creates shared links for files stored on the TeraStation. Using the "B-Sync" software will allow you to share files on the TeraStation with users who are not on the same network as the TeraStation.
2016-10-05 1.00 Windows Boot Authentication Tool for supported TeraStations. This application is used to authorize and manage any TeraStation configured for boot authentication. When the application is installed to your Windows server it will become an authentication server to authenticate the TeraStation during boot.


TeraStation™ 5410RN 8TB - 2 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 2
  • - NAS
  • - 8

TeraStation™ 5410RN 16TB - 2 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 2
  • - NAS
  • - 16

TeraStation™ 5410RN 16 TB

  • - Rackmount
  • - 4
  • - NAS
  • - 16

TeraStation™ 5410RN 24 TB

  • - Rackmount
  • - 4
  • - NAS
  • - 24

TeraStation™ 5410RN 32TB

  • - Rackmount
  • - 4
  • - NAS
  • - 32

TeraStation™ 51210RH 16 TB - 4 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 16

TeraStation™ 51210RH 32 TB - 4 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 32

TeraStation™ 51210RH 40 TB - 4 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 40

TeraStation™ 51210RH 48 TB - 4 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 48

TeraStation™ 51210RH 48 TB - 12 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 48

TeraStation™ 51210RH 96 TB - 12 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 96

TeraStation™ 51210RH 120 TB - 12 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 120

TeraStation™ 51210RH 144 TB - 12 drives included

  • - Rackmount
  • - 12
  • - Enterprise
  • - 144

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