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Buffalo Announces World's First Blu-ray XL Burners

Buffalo Technology Japan announced the world's first PC drives that can burn Blu-ray XL (BDXL) discs. BDXL is a next-generation Blu-ray based disc format that can hold up to 128 GB of data in standard-sized discs. Buffalo's BDXL burner lineup consists of a standard 5.25" sized internal drive with SATA interface, carrying the model number BRXL-6FBS-BK; and an external drive with USB 2.0 interface, the BRXL-6U2. Both these drives burn BDXL discs at 4X, BR-RE XL at 2X, and conventional single and double layer BD-R discs at 6X. The company is yet to announce market availability.

Source: Akihabara News

Buffalo Technology Recharges the LinkStation Family with New V-Series Lineup

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced a refresh on the highly popular LinkStation network storage family, representing the highest performing generation of Buffalo’s consumer orientated NAS solutions. The new high performance V-Series line consisting of LinkStation Pro, LinkStation Pro Duo and LinkStation Pro Quad, is based on industry-leading storage technologies, containing data management, remote access and content sharing features that make it the ideal NAS solution for the home or small business user.

“Protecting and managing digital content has always been a time consuming task for home and small business users,” said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. “With the new LinkStation V-Series family, users access and share their data twice as fast that they would with a standard NAS device.”

Buffalo Technology Unleashes High speed USB 3.0 Blu-ray Drive

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today launched its Blu-ray USB 3.0 drive. Available from September, early USB 3.0 adopters who require fast speed back up to Blu-ray technology will benefit from improved playback and burning performance of Blu-ray discs, DVDs, or CDs. Additionally, the 12-speed drive is ideal for creating back-up videos, photos and music and to standard DVD and CD.

The Buffalo Blu-ray USB 3.0 drive delivers a simple and affordable ultra high-speed Blu-ray writer that can write up to 50GB, on a double layer disc. Additionally the drive allows users to easily convert regular movies to 3D and upscale DVDs and video files to HD quality.

Buffalo Intros LinkStation Ls-Wvl/R1 NAS

Buffalo revealed its newest small/home office NAS, the 2-bay LinkStation Ls-Wvl/R1. This new model is advertised to be faster than its predecessor, and connects using a gigabit Ethernet link, it offers one USB 2.0 port for auxiliary storage. The unit is actively cooled by a 60 mm fan. DLNA is supported that enables connectivity to a variety of devices on the network. Buffalo's NAS servers don't come empty, this one comes in capacities of 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB, and 4 TB, priced at US $356, $431, $554 and $679, respectively.

Source: Softpedia

Buffalo Intros MiniStation HD-PCTU2 Series Portable Hard Drives

Buffalo Japan is readying the new MiniStation HD-PCTU2 series portable hard drives, these will start selling next week. The HD-PCTU2 comes in piano black and pearl white colors, and capacities that include 320 GB, 500 GB, and 640 GB, priced at around $119, $149 and $200, respectively. Measuring 77 x 14 x 114 mm, the drives weigh 165 g. USB 2.0 handles power and connectivity. The bundled EcoManager software cuts down power draw by 20%.

Source: Tech n Gear

Buffalo Refreshes its DriveStation Family of Storage Solutions

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced a refresh of the highly popular DriveStation Duo and DriveStation Quad, formerly DriveStation Quattro, representing the latest generation of high-performance direct attached storage solutions. Combining performance and reliability, these new multi-drive external hard drives, equipped with NovaBACKUP Business Essentials, are ideal for small servers, creative professionals, offices and consumers requiring redundant and high performance external storage. Also announced today is the new DriveStation Axis, a single drive storage solution combining unique features and simplicity with Buffalo's distinguished reliability for an exceptional value.

"Consumers and businesses alike have become quite savvy when it comes to protecting mission-critical or personal data such as file backups, work documents, music, photos and videos," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "Buffalo has always recognized this need and has once again put forth best-in-class storage solutions providing a perfect blend of reliability, performance and flexible features at affordable prices."

Buffalo Readies High-Density Memory Options for Apple Macs

Buffalo Japan is readying a set of high-density DDR3 memory options for Apple Macs. Available as a single module carrying the model number A3N1333-4G and as a dual-channel kit A3N1333-4GX2, these SO-DIMM modules are Mac-ready, and are technically DDR3-1333 MHz, offering capacities of 4 GB per module, 8 GB for the kit. The A3N1333-4G is priced in Japan at equivalent of US $268, and the A3N1333-4GX2 at $528. These will reach stores by mid-August (anytime soon).

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Buffalo Intros Stylish New USB 2.0 Flash Drives with Retractable Connectors

Buffalo Japan released a pack of stylish new flash drives to its lineup with the RUF2-JMS. Measuring 21 x 9 x 55 mm, and weighing just under 10 g, these drives use slider-retractable USB connectors. The [still] standard USB 2.0 interface is used with transfer speeds of up to 33 MB/s, when used with the bundled Turbo PC software. The drives are available in four color options: "night black", "moon silver", "earth brown" and "ocean blue". In terms of capacities, the drives are available in 4 GB and 8 GB variants. These are expected to reach the Japanese market later this month.

Buffalo Intros HDS-PXU2 Series Portable HDDs with Native AES Encryption

Buffalo released a trio of capacious portable hard drives under the HDS-PXU2 series. Available in 320 GB, 500 GB and 1 TB models, these drives offer automatic, hardware-based 256-bit AES data encryption. The drives measure 90 (W) x 20 (H) x 134 (D) mm, weighing around 300 g. These use a wrap-around USB cable for USB 2.0 connectivity and power, and have internal shock-absorbing features, and silicone padding that maintain grip over the desk surface. With the bundled Eco Manager software, the drive can reduce its power consumption by as much as 30%. The 320 GB, 500 GB, and 1 TB variants are expected to cost $166, $214 and $311, respectively.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Buffalo Intros 256 GB IDE Solid State Drive

Buffalo Technology released a new 2.5" IDE Solid State Drive (SSD) for notebooks that still use the disk interface. The company's SHD-NHPU2 SSD come in capacities of 256 GB, and make use of MLC NAND flash chips. The drives have also feature USB 2.0 interface that lets you access it as a USB mass storage device. In the ATA mode (when connected by IDE), the drive provides transfer rates of 101 MB/s, and is aided by 64 MB of cache. If you're thinking of buying one, keep US $1220 ready.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
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