Transparent IT Expo - Portsmouth - Wednesday 13th March 2024
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Buffalo LinkStation 520 Ethernet LAN Black NAS

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£345.78 £288.15 Ex. VAT

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Network Attached Storage: Fast Forward

Buffalo™ Technology’s LinkStation™ 520D series is a customisable, large capacity Network Attached Storage solution with great flexibility.

The LS520D features a robust Dual Core processor and is super-fast with impressive start-up and shut down speed as well as read and write speeds up to 100 MB/s!

The LS520 makes intensive data storage tasks easy, and users can choose from RAID 0/1/JBOD support for customised capacity and redundancy according to their specific needs. Backups are also made easy with NovaStor’s NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition for PC, or TimeMachine for Mac.

LS520 users will enjoy its intuitive and quick interface and expanded power control features which include on/off scheduling, Wake on LAN, and HDD spin down. Thus enabling the LS520 to stop working when you do and greatly lessen its power consumption.

Buffalo’s LS520 is also DLNA compatible and works with 3rd party File Management apps for Android and iOS to help you step-up your Digital Life and/or seamlessly blend in to your existing set-up.

Buffalo™ Technology’s LS520D series is a two bay Network Attached Storage available fully populated with 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacity.

Organize Your Life

Ideal for home users, the new LinkStation 520 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.

PC Back up with NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition

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®.

Feature Feature Value
Total installed storage capacity 8 TB
Storage drives installed Y
Installed storage drive type HDD
Number of storage drives installed 2
Supported storage drive types HDD
Number of storage drives supported 2
Storage drive interface Serial ATA
Storage drive capacity 4000 GB
Storage drive size 3.5″
RAID support Y
Maximum supported storage capacity 8 TB
RAID levels 1
Processor frequency 1 GHz
Processor family Realtek
Processor model RTD1195N
Processor cores 2
Internal memory 0.25 GB
Internal memory type DDR3
Ethernet LAN Y
Wi-Fi N
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Supported network protocols TCP/IP
Data link protocols CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
USB port Y
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 1
Cooling type Active
Product colour Black
LED indicators Y
Built-in display N
Cable lock slot Y
Type NAS
Device class Home & Home Office
Backup function Y
Management protocols HTTP
Built-in BitTorrent client Y
Powerful backup NovaBACKUP Professional Y
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Power supply location External
Number of power supply units 1
Power consumption (max) 17.8 W
Power consumption (sleep) 0.6 W
AC input voltage 100-240 V
AC input frequency 50 – 60 Hz
Width 87 mm
Depth 205 mm
Height 126 mm
Weight 2.5 kg
External power adapter Y
Cables included AC,LAN (RJ-45)
Quick installation guide Y
Operating temperature (T-T) 5 – 35 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 20 – 80%
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Y
Power management Y

2.5 kg

Ethernet LAN data rates

10,100,1000 Mbit/s

Storage drive size


Processor frequency

1 GHz

USB port


Processor model


Internal memory

0.25 GB

Storage drive interface

Serial ATA

Ethernet LAN



87 mm



Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports


Storage drives installed




Processor cores


Processor family


RAID support


Storage drive capacity

4000 GB

Internal memory type


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