TeraStation™ 5200 NVR 

Buffalo’s TeraStation 5200 Network Video Recorder (NVR) is an easy to use, turnkey network video recording appliance that offers redundant managed storage and recording. It provides high compatibility with AXIS® Camera Companion for seamless, drop-in installation for small business and home surveillance environments.

TeraStation 5200 NVR supports plug-and-play, One-Click setup with high performance architecture, ideal for recording and archiving video footage from up to 16 Axis network cameras.



turnkey solutionTURNKEY SOLUTION

TeraStation 5200 NVR appliance is a turnkey surveillance solution for small business and home users. It is designed for easy, hassle-free deployment with drop-in installation and effortless system setup. In just a few short steps, users can set up and run a fully-functioning surveillance network within minutes.




With AXIS Camera Companion, TeraStation 5200 NVR can record and playback video from any Axis network camera and users can view videos at anytime and anywhere with third party iOS and Android mobile apps from Axis. Setup is simple, requiring no complicated installation or network configurations.


  • Set up a fully functioning surveillance network
  • Compatible with AXIS Camera Companion and supported mobile viewing apps from Axis partners
  • One-click storage provisioning with AXIS Camera Companion
  • High-performance Intel® Atom™ processor D2550
  • 2 High-performance hard drives optimized for network storage included
  • RAID 0/1/JBOD (Individual Disks)
  • Hot-swap hard drives
  • Dual Intel NICs
  • Supports up to 16 camera installations
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports and 2 x USB 3.0 ports with accessory support
  • Optional 5-Year Enhanced Warranty

one click camera companionONE-CLICK CAMERA INSTALLATION

TeraStation 5200 NVR offers One-Click installation and compatibility with AXIS Camera Companion for quick and seamless network integration. The entire configuration can be completed in a matter of minutes with no technical or network expertise required.



TeraStation 5200 NVR supports up to 16 HD Axis cameras, running at 30fps, for a sizable network video solution from the start or scalability for the future. Cameras can be added at any time with no added fees.

redundant managed storage and recordingREDUNDANT MANAGED STORAGE AND RECORDING

TeraStation 5200 NVR features redundant storage components for continued operation if failures occur, ensuring maximum reliability and up-time. This advanced RAID 1 technology is completely automated and preconfigured, offering immediate fault-tolerance out of the box.

scalable storageSCALABLE SOLUTION

TeraStation 5200 NVR offers a scalable network video recorder solution for months of video retention. Users can start with just a few cameras and easily add more at any time - up to 16 cameras. Paired with a Buffalo PoE Web Managed Switch, this turnkey solution offers cost-effective, complete video surveillance management.



Part numbers TS5200D0202S
Form factor Desktop



1.86 GHz Dual-Core Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550
Memory 2 GB DDR3

Internal Hard Drives

Number of drive bays 2




Drive interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Supported RAID levels 0/1/JBOD

LAN Interface

Standards compliance IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T), IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T), AUTO-MDIX
Data transfer rates 10/100/1000 Mbps (Auto Sensing)
Number of ports 2
Connector type RJ-45
Supported protocols TCP/IP

USB Interface

Standards compliance USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Data transfer rates

5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)

480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)

Number of ports 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0

* 480 Mbps and 5 Gbps are the maximum transfer rates derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 and 3.0. 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 65W Max
Power supply Internal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60 Hz
Operating temperature 41° - 95°F (0° - 35°C)
Operating humidity 20 - 80% non-condensing


Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.1 x 6.7 x 6.6 in
Weight 9.9 lbs
Compatible hard drives




Client OS support Windows® 10 
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Windows® 2000
Windows Server® 2008
Windows Server® 2003
Windows® 2000 Server
Mac OS® X up to 10.10
Included software


NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition (one server and ten workstation licenses)
Adobe® Reader®

Box contents


Utility CD (TeraNavigator, NASNavigator2, NovaBACKUP®, Adobe® Reader®)

Quick Setup GuideEthernet Cable

AC Cable

Front Panel Key
Warranty Statement




    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2018-08-02 3.61 Windows Firmware updater for Windows
2018-08-02 3.61 Mac Firmware updater for Mac


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2016-25-04 Manuals and quick set up guides for the TS5200DS NVR unit.
2018-08-02 3.61 Windows Readme for firmware updater for Windows
2018-08-02 3.61 Mac Readme for firmware updater for Mac
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.
6.56 KB 2016-25-04 Readme for Private MIB file


    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.
2021-17-06 202003090000z Private MIB definition file for TS3000, TS5000, TS7000 (TS-2RZ), TS3010, TS3020, and TS5010 series TeraStations
2016-25-04 2.54 Windows Bootable USB recovery image for TS5200DS NVR unit. Requires a minimum 16GB USB flash drive. NOTE: Readme file included in zip, please follow instructions carefully. Requires Windows system to create USB recovery drive.
93 KB 2016-25-04 3.11.001 Windows Axis Camera Companion for Buffalo NVR NAS units. The latest version of this software can also be obtained directly from Axis at their website, www.axis.com.


TeraStation™ 5200 NVR 2TB

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TeraStation™ 5200 NVR 4TB

  • - 4

TeraStation™ 5200 NVR 8TB

  • - 8

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