• Frys.com #7685507
  • Manufacturer: Buffalo Technology
  • UPC #747464126609
  • Model #LS421DE
    • Diskless Enclosure
    • Shared Storage with Free Personal Cloud Service
    • Stream Your Favorite Media
    • Automatic Data Protection
    • Easy Scheduled Backup
    • Exceptional Performance
    • LinkStation NAS System



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    LinkStation? 421e Diskless Enclosure
    High Performance 2-Bay Network Storage

    Buffalo's LinkStation? 421e Diskless Enclosure offers high performance, feature rich network storage and backup for all PC and Mac? computers on your home network at speeds up to 100 MB/s. Stream music and movies and access your files over the Internet while away from home.

    • 2-Bay Diskless Enclosure
    • Scalable Capacity
    • High Performance - 3X Faster than a Standard NAS Device*
    • DLNA Certified?, iTunes? and PS3? Media Server Functionality
    • Intuitive User Interface and Easy-to-Use Setup Wizard
    • USB Port for Backup or Printer Sharing
    • LinkStation NAS System
    Diskless Enclosure / LS421DE


    Buffalo's LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure is a high performance 2-bay network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Back up multiple PCs and Mac? computers simultaneously and enjoy uninterrupted access to terabytes of storage on your network and even over the Internet while away from home.

    Shared Storage


    With terabytes of storage, LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure provides a reliable, central location to store all data from every PC and Mac? computer, tablet device and smartphone in your home or small office.

    Store, access and share files from anywhere over your wireless network at speeds up to three times as fast as a standard NAS device!

    High Performance


    Equipped with a high performance 1.2 GHz dual issue ARM processor and DDR3 RAM, LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure offers much more than simple home shared storage. This dual-bay network storage device boasts transfer speeds up to 100 MB/s, nearly twice as fast as a standard USB 2.0 drive and three times faster than a standard NAS device.



    Diskless enclosure offers easy scalability up to 8 TB for high capacity network storage and backup.

    RAID 1


    When two hard drives are insterted, LinkStation 421e supports RAID 0/1 for maximum capacity or redundant data protection.

    • RAID 0 combines all drives into a single array offering maximum capacity with no redundancy
    • RAID 1 mirrors the two drives, creating an exact copy of data for fault tolerance

    Stream Media


    LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure is DLNA Certified? and it can be used as an iTunes? server to stream all of your favorite music, movies and shows to multiple devices simultaneously.

    Now you can relax and watch movies on your big screen TV while music is pumped outdoors by the pool. Centralize your media files for simple sharing and streaming.

    Easy Backup


    LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure features NovaBACKUP? Professional for Windows? and Time Machine? support for Mac for whole home data backup.

    Disaster and hard drive failures happen unexpectedly; don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Schedule backups for every computer in your house and easily protect all of your data, down to the very last byte.

    Personal Cloud Storage


    While on the go, Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows you to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. Your data remains securely stored in one place on your home network, but you can access it quickly from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the Web. Sharing is as easy as sending a link to your friends and family; they can securely access only the files you've selected for them to see.

    For enhanced access on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android devices, download Buffalo's free WebAccess mobile apps.

    WebAccess i for iPhone? and iPod? touch
    WebAccess i HD for iPad?
    WebAccess A for Android



    LinkStation 421e Diskless Enclosure runs on Buffalo's LinkStation NAS System, providing a host of useful features from network file sharing and security to RAID management, remote access and more. Included on all Buffalo LinkStation devices, LinkStation NAS System simplifies your everyday data needs.

    Internal Hard Drives
    Number of Drives2 Empty Bays (HDDs not included)
    LAN Interface
    Standard Compliance(10BASE-T)IEEE802.3, (100BASE-TX)IEEE802.3u, (1000BASE-T)IEEE802.3ab
    Data Transfer Rates10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps
    Connector TypeRJ-45
    Number of Ports1
    USB Interface
    Standard ComplianceUSB 3.0/USB 2.0
    Number of Ports1 x USB 3.0
    1 x USB 2.0
    Data Transfer Rates480 Mbps (USB 2.0)*
    * 480 Mbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.
    Protocol Support
    Dimensions (W x H x D)3.43 x 5 x 8.03 in
    Weight1.76 lbs
    Power Consumption Max 48W
    Power SupplyInternal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
    Client OS SupportWindows? 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows? 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista? (32-bit/64-bit), Windows? XP, Windows? 2000, Windows Server? 2012, Windows Server? 2008, Windows Server? 2003, Windows? 2000 Server




    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Form Factor: 2
    Capacity: 0
    Hot Swappable: No
    RAID: None
    Interface: 1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet
      1 x USB 2.0

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