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General

Manufacturer Drobo Buffalo Technology
Model DRDR4A21 TS-WX2.0TL/R1
Lowest Price $609.99 Compare Drobo DRDR4A21 prices $394.99 Compare Buffalo Technology TS-WX2.0TL/R1 prices
Warranty 2 years limited 3 years limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 2 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0 (type A) 2 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports Yes No
Other Ports 1 VGA (recovery only) 1 x PCIe

Storage

Drive Bays 2 2
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA 2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 4TB 2TB
Rotational Speed 7200RPM 7200RPM

Features

World\'s Most Expandable USB 3.0 Array

BeyondRAID Technology

Protection from Two Drive Failures

Self-Healing Technology

Storage Capacity: 10TB Maximum

Drives: Accommodates from one to five 3.5" SATA I / SATA II hard drives of any manufacturer, capacity, spindle speed, and/or cache. No carriers or tools required.

Power:
Idle system (standby, drives off) = 12 watts
Typical busy system (four drives) = 56 watts

File System Options
Windows: NTFS
Mac OS X: HFS+
Cross-Platform: FAT32
Linux: EXT3

Operating System Support:
Windows 2008 Server
Windows 2003 Server
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Mac OS 10.5 or higher
Linux* using EXT3

*Linux support currently in Beta
Front loading hot swap hard drives with lockable front panel
Active Directory Support
Disk quota (soft quota) support prevents users/groups from consuming too much disk space
Scheduled shut down eliminates unnecessary access and reduces energy costs
DFS (Distributed File System) Support
Easy setup wizard and management through intuitive web interface
Hot swap hard drive trays behind the front panel for easy drive access and replacement
Simple copy and import configuration to multiple TeraStations with NAS configuration tool RAID Support
Advanced RAID system continually checks hard drive and RAID performance High Performance
Improved CPU speed enables faster data transfer
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet with Jumbo Frame
Two Ethernet ports for port trunking
Share level replication feature
Automatic AES-128 data encryption
Large silent fan cools hard drive efficiently
Advanced ventilation design reduces internal heat
LCD Display shows important TeraStation information and disk status
Built-in FTP server functionality
Built-in DLNA CERTIFIED streaming media server for streaming digital media to any DLNA CERTIFIED multimedia device
Download media files directly to your LinkStation using built-in BitTorrent client
Support for Time Machine Functionality
Memeo AutoBackup software for PCs and Macs Included

Form Factor

Dimensions 10.3" x 7.3" x 5.9" 6.7" x 6.6" x 9.1"
Weight 5.8 lbs. lbs 5 lbs. lbs
Form Factor 3.5" Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No Yes

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols File Server: SMB, AFP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
Others: Apple Bonjour, BitTorrent, NTP, DHCP, Apipa
Networking: TCP/IP
File Sharing: CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/FTPS, NFS
Directory Integration: LDAP
Management: HTTP
Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor Intel Atom D510 1.66GHz (Dual Core) Marvell 6281 @ 1.0 GHz
Memory RAM: 1GB DDR II
Flash: 512MB
256MB
RAID RAID 0, 1 RAID 0, 1 and JBOD
LEDs Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD HDD Power, Activity (Yellow) / Fail (Red)
LAN_WAN Activity (Green) /
USB_COPY_Busy (Blue)
USB_COPY_ Fail (Red)
Power AC Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz, Energy Star V Rated Power Supply: Internal, AC110V 50/60 Hz
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 41-95°
Humidity 0-95% RH (non-condensing) 0-80% RH non-condensing

Software

Operating System Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 / Linux 2.6 Setup Utility OS Support: Windows Operating Systems
Client OS Support: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98 SE, Mac OS 10.3.9
Management Internet Explorer v6 or other Java-enabled Browsers
5 Different Hard Drive Configurations
Scandisk
E-mail Alerts
Drive Quotas
Power Management
HTTP/HTTPS

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