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Buffalo Intros Legacy DLNA TV-friendly Hard Drive

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Buffalo introduced a unique new external hard drive that provides 3 TB of storage while retaining compatibility with certain kinds of DLNA-capable TVs that don't support mass storage volumes greater than 1 TB or 2 TB in size. The HD-ALCTU2/V, as it's known, features a selector switch on its front-panel, which "adjusts" capacities of its first volume (volume0) between its default 3 TB, to 2 TB, and even 1 TB. The remaining size gets logically partitioned off into different volumes. This allows not only compatibility with older TVs, but also the organization that comes with partitioning a large drive. Measuring 121 x 40 x 201 mm, the drive features an all-black body. Its front panel features status LEDs besides the selector switch. On its rear side is its DC power input, a Kensington lock slot, and a USB 2.0 connector. Pricing and availability are not announced.

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  2. digibucc


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    different but imo it doesn't make much sense. why the switch? will many people buy this to work on multiple tvs, or rather just for an old dlna tv?
  3. [H]@RD5TUFF

    Nov 13, 2009
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    wish they would make this for samsumg tvs

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