Buffalo's Private Cloud solution ensures your privacy and comes without any monthly fees. With a private cloud users' data stays protected in the physical location of your device û not off-site in a third party's data centre. And with Buffalo's free mobile and tablet Apps, or any web browser, your data is accessible and just a couple keystrokes away.
While on the go, Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows users to create a private cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. All you need is a Smartphone or tablet and Buffalo's free iOS, Windows or Android app to enjoy full access to the digital assets you keep on your LinkStation™ 220.
A brand new UI has been designed to provide users one-click access to their most commonly accessed settings.
Easily open Linkstation™ files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for:
You can set up your LinkStation 200 in three easy steps with our free ôSmart Navigatorö App:
Ideal for home users, the new LinkStation 220 Series provides simple network storage and backup and offers an assortment of features, allowing users to store, organize, access and stream media files from any computer, smartphone or tablet.
Buffalo's new LinkStation™ can also stream up to 4 HD films simultaneously allowing each family member to watch their favourite film, on their own device, at the same time. The LS220 is DLNA and Twonky Beam-ready and can also stream high-end DSD audio files without losing quality.
Provides simple and secure shared storage and backup for PCs and mobile devices on a home network. Allows users to backup content on up to five Windows PCs by using Award-winning NovaBACKUP«.
Supports AppleTime Machine -- for backing up multiple Mac computers.
The LinkStation™ 220 is bundled with five licenses of NovaBACKUP« Professional. The NovaBACKUP« Professional automatically backs up your personal documents along with your favorite photos, music and videos, and protects your data on workstations locally and online. Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure, NovaBACKUP« keeps your data secure. Learn more about this award winning software.
Download media files directly to your LinkStation™ 220 without having to power up your PC with the built-in BitTorrent™ client. A BitTorrent™ client is a programme that uses the BitTorrent™ protocol to manage large file downloads and uploads over the Internet.
The LS220 is fast and ready for intensive data storage tasks and can even be set up via Smartphones with a new mobileoptimised and intuitive interface.
Easily open Linkstation™ files from a remote site or with free WebAccess Apps available for Windows 8, iOS, Android«, and Windows Phone 7 û 8.
Stream digital music in studio quality - the LS220 series has Direct Stream Digital (DSD) playback and streams high-end audio files without losing quality. Buffalo is working together with major Audio equipment brands to ensure compatibility with most network-capable AV Receivers, Players, and Streamers and DSD-native and DSD over PCM file formats.
Gigabit Ethernet port enabled for high-speed network connectivity.
Access your LinkStation™ 220 files via the built-in FTP server or print from anywhere on your network via the built-in print server, using USB 2.0 printer.
Set access to network at group and user security levels to protect data.
Access music files stored on your LinkStation™ 220 with your iTunes software.
Works as a client in an Active Directory domain allowing the LinkStation™ 220 to utilise the domain users and groups.
Supports Apple Time Machine - for backing up multiple Mac computers.
Schedule backups from one LinkStation™ to another over your LAN network or to an external hard disk drive via USB.
CPU Type Marvell ARMADA 370 ARM (Dual Issue)
CPU Speed 800MHz
Performance Read: 100+MB/s*, Write: 50+MB/s (Direct Gigabit Network Connection)
Internal Hard DrivesNumber of Bays 2
Total Capacity Enclosure, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Supported HDD Capacities 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB
Drive Interface SATA 2 or 3, 3 Gb/s
Supported RAID Levels JBOD, 0, 1
Standard Compliance IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Connector Type RJ-45
LAN Ports 1
Data Transfer Rates 10/100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface Standard ComplianceUSB 2.0
Connector Type USB type A
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0 Ports 0
Data Transfer Rates Max: 480 Mb/sProtocol Support
File Sharing CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP
Weight 0.85 kg (empty enclosure), 1.7 kg (fully populated)
Operating Environment 5-35?C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption in operation 19 Watts
Power Consumption in standby 13 Watts
Power Consumption in sleep mode 0.9 Watts
Power Supply External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Active Directory support
DLNA™ Media Server
NovaBACKUP Professional - 5 User Licenses
Apple Time Machine«
Power Management System
Available Colours Black
Client OS Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS 10.3.9 - 10.9
Box contentsLinkStation 220, Setup CD-ROM, Quick Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable, AC Adapter, Warranty StatementNote 1 client; for more than 2 active clients we recommend the LinkStation 400 series