General

ManufacturerBuffalo Technology
ModelLS-WSX500L/R1
Lowest Price $194.99 Compare Buffalo Technology LS-WSX500L/R1 prices
Warranty 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports1 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports1 x USB2.0
eSATA PortsYes
Other Ports1 x PCIe

Storage

Drive Bays2
Hard Disk Interface2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size500GB (2x250GB)
Rotational Speed7200RPM

Features

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

Eco-Friendly Power Management: 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

Memeo AutoBackup: Includes Memeo backup software for automatic backup from your PCs and Macs (LifeAgent)

Time Machine Support: Use the LinkStation Mini with Time Machine backup

No Annual or Monthly Fees to use any features or services, including Web Access with iPhone support, or to add multiple users and groups

Free 24/7 Tech Support: US-based tech support for life of the product

Form Factor

Dimensions 5.3" x 3.2" x 1.6"
Weight 1.1 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified Yes

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Networking: TCP/IP, AFP
File Sharing: SMB/CIFS, FTP/SFTP, DLNA
Directory Integration: LDAP, Active Directory
Management: HTTP/HTTPS
Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor Marvell 6281 @ 1.0 GHz
Memory 256MB
RAID 0, 1, Normal
LEDs HDD Power, Activity (Yellow) / Fail (Red)
LAN_WAN Activity (Green) /
USB_COPY_Busy (Blue)
USB_COPY_ Fail (Red)
Power Power Consumption: 15W Max.
Power Supply: External, AC 120-240V 50/60 Hz
Temperature 41-95°
Humidity 0-80% RH non-condensing

Software

Operating System Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003/2008, Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Management HTTP/HTTPS