Friday, July 1st 2011

Buffalo Intros LinkStation LS-XL Network Hard Drive

Buffalo Technology released LinkStation LS-XL single-drive NAS, or "network hard drive," as Buffalo refers to it. With DLNA standards compliance and support for a suite of protocols, the drive can serve as storage to many kinds of networked devices, including TVs, NMPs, PCs, Macs, game consoles, smartphones, and tablets. Measuring 45 x 175 x 150 mm and weighing a little over 1 kg, the LinkStation LS-XL packs a single 3.5-inch SATA hard drive, and comes in capacities of 1 TB, priced at US $195; 2 TB, priced at $260; and 3 TB, at $327. The devices is passively cooled, making it almost silent.

The LinkStation LS-XL draws power from an external power brick, its sole network connection is a single 1 gigabit Ethernet link that can either directly connect to the web, or to a LAN. It features on and off timers that allows you to tuck it away in a corner of the house, and forget to turn it off. The Kensington lock slot allows you to lock it to a desk. Backed by a 1 year warranty, the Buffalo LinkStation LS-XL will reach Japanese stores by mid-July.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
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I know Buffalo usually makes good stuff, but the pricing seems out of line. Rather attractive design.
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