LinkStation™ Mini Compact Double-drives RAID Network Storage
The Buffalo LinkStation™ Mini (LS-WSXL) is the first Network Attached Storage (NAS) product in the world to use 2.5 hard disks. So small and compact that it fits snugly into your palm! With features such as 60% lower power consumption and fanless operation, the LinkStation™ Mini is the ideal eco-friendly and quiet NAS for home and soho users.
The LinkStation Mini dual drive home server is the perfect space-saving solution for storing and sharing all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Its fan-less, dual drive architecture offers complete data redundancy and fault tolerance through RAID 1 disk configuration, providing a mirror copy of all your data. So, in the case of a drive failure, your files will be complete and available without interruption. Plus, without a fan, the LinkStation Mini maintains near silent operation ? Ideal for the desktop or family media center.
Seamless Streaming with DLNA
Enjoying your photo, music, and video collections over your home network is made easy with a built-in DLNA CERTIFIED™ media server. This provides interoperability between PC, mobile, and consumer electronics, assuring seamless integration and functionality. Store, share and stream your favorites freely!
Share Files from Anywhere
While on the go, Buffalo’s WebAccess feature gives you an easy-to-use remote access solution. Your data is now available from anywhere in the world over the Internet using any web browser. It’s fast and simple ? no software required! You can even share your favorites with family and friends. Additionally, Buffalo’s WebAccess is optimized for the iPhone®, so you can stream music and movies over 3G directly to your iPhone without the need to sync content.
Additional features include a remote power management tool and UPS support for emergency power in the event of a power outage. Also, a USB 2.0 port is available to add an external hard drive for expanded capacity or a direct backup, or add a printer to the network using the integrated print server. Measuring a mere 40 x 82 x 135mm and weighing in just 0.5 kg, the LinkStation Mini really packs a punch.
Key Features and Benefits
• Compact Form Factor: Paired with two 2.5” hard drives, the LinkStation Mini is the smallest NAS on the market and fits in the palm of your hand • RAID 0 and RAID 1 Support: Get maximum reliability with automatic data mirroring in RAID 1 or maximum storage with two striped hard drives in RAID 0 • Near Silent Operation: Fanless design ensures reliable, silent operation in noise-sensitive settings • Power ManagementOptional power savings mode automatically powers the LinkStation Mini on and off with your PC (requires installation of NAS Navigator) • DLNA CERTIFIED™ and iTunes® Servers: Stream content directly to any DLNA compatible media player or use LinkStation Mini as content source from within your iTunes application • BitTorrent® Client: Download digital content over the Internet directly to your LinkStation Mini • WebAccess: Share your photos, music, videos or data files with family, friends and colleagues over the Internet with a standard browser or Apple iPhone® • Active Directory Support: Join to an existing Active Directory Domain for Windows® user authentication and folder level permissions • USB Port:Attach a printer to the network, add a USB hard drive for additional storage or backup, or connect to a UPS for shutdown management • Time Machine® Compatibility Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer • No Annual or Monthly Fees to use any features or services, including Web Access with iPhone support, or to add multiple users and groups
Data Transfer Rates
10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps (support for Jumbo Frames)
Number of Ports
1 RJ45, 1 USB 2.0 / 1.1
Number of Drives
Supported RAID Levels
SMB/CIFS, FTP/FTPS, SFTP, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS
40 x 82 x 135mm
AC 100-240V 50/60Hz
Windows® 7 (32/64bit) / Vista™ (32/64bit) / XP / 2000 Mac OS® 10.7, 10.6, 10.5, 10.4, 10.3.9