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Buffalo LinkStation LS421DE Enclosure Review

Rating: 8.0.

Buffalo are a leading Network brand, and today we are reviewing a new release of their popular LinkStation series. The LS421DE is a high performance two-bay network attached storage device, which even features Raid 0 and Raid 1 configurations.

The LS421 offers many features, including Gigabit Ethernet, Cloud Storage, a USB 3.0 port, and a variety of media streaming protocols. Unlike previous LinkStation NAS devices the LS421DE is sold without any Hard Disk Drives installed, this means it can be tuned to specific demands.

LAN Interface
Standard Compliance (10BASE-T)IEEE802.3, (100BASE-TX)IEEE802.3u, (1000BASE-T)IEEE802.3ab
Data Transfer Rates 10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps
Connector Type RJ-45
Number of Ports 1
USB Interface
Standard Compliance USB 3.0/USB 2.0
Number of Ports 1 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates 480 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
Networking TCP/IP
Management HTTP/HTTPS
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.43 x 5 x 8.03 in
Weight 1.76 lbs
Power Consumption Max 48W
Power Supply Internal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz

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