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General

Manufacturer Drobo Buffalo Technology
Model DRDS2A21 OP-HD2.0T
Lowest Price $599.99 Compare Drobo DRDS2A21 prices $235.00 Compare Buffalo Technology OP-HD2.0T prices
Warranty 2 years limited 3 years limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 2 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 3 x USB2.0 2 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No No
Other Ports 1 VGA (recovery only)

Storage

Drive Bays 5
Hard Disk Interface 5 x SATA SATA
Hard Disk Size 4TB 2TB
Rotational Speed 7200RPM 7200RPM

Features

Small-footprint, 4-bay system
Gigabit Ethernet
Easy setup and discovery
E-mail alert system
Active Directory support
Push a button to transfer data from a USB drive
Automatic network backup software (for up to 3
Remote access with MioNet
Download manager
iTunes server
Windows Vista ready
FTP server
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 6.5" x 6.3" x 3.9" 4.1" x 1.2" x 6.7"
Weight 5.51 lbs. lbs 31.7 oz. lbs
Form Factor Desktop Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No No

Hardware

Standards IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3 / IEEE802.3u Standard IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols CIFS/SMB for Windows
AFP 3.1 for Mac OS 9/X
NFS v2/v3 for Linux and UNIX
HTTP/S for Web browsers
FTP/S
IPv6
Rsync and secure rsync
WebDAV
iSCSI target support for Windows, Mac and UNIX/Linux initiators
Networking: TCP/IP
File Sharing: CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/FTPS, NFS
Directory Integration: LDAP
Management: HTTP
Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor 2.8 GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor 1.6 GHz processor
Memory 1GB DDR2 DIMM 2 GB RAM
RAID RAID 0, 1, 5 RAID 0, 1 and JBOD
LEDs Power/ status LEDs OLED display Power: (Blue)
HDD1-2 Activity/Fail(Blink white/Red)
WAN (Link : Solid white; Activity : Blink white)
LAN (Link : Solid white; Activity : Blin
Power 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz Power Supply: Internal, AC110V 50/60 Hz
Temperature 5°C - 35 °C 5°C - 35 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing) 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System NETGEAR RAIDiator Operating System 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 HTTP/HTTPS HTTP/HTTPS

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