High performance NAS edition hard drives offer continuous 24/7/365 operation with enhanced RAID performance
USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for PC and Mac computers and storage servers
Multiple levels of RAID support and hot-swappable hard drives provide comprehensive data protection
Ideal for creative professionals, small office users, server backup and consumers
Buffalo's Drive Station Quad is a four drive, RAID enabled USB 3.0 storage solution for small servers, creative professionals, offices and consumers who need redundant and high performance external storage. Equipped with four high-performance optimized hard drives, Drive Station Quad is designed for continuous 24/7/365 operation with enhanced RAID performance. It supports multiple levels of RAID for flexible capacity and redundant configurations. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, Drive Station Quad works with almost any PC or Mac computer, or it can be connected to a storage server for fast office backup. Equipped with Nova BACKUP Business Essentials software, Drive Station Quad can back up any PC including Windows Servers and Exchange and SQL data stores. Plus, user replaceable hard drives offer easy maintenance with no tools required. Drive Station Quad features the redundancy and performance required for demanding professional and server applications.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Poor Service. They don't care once they have your money! Thank you for contacting Buffalo Support, Unfortunately these units have completely different versions of firmware that run them. If you were to take the drives out of one and put them in the other the unit will not work. It may even result in data loss. You will need to find the same model as the unit the drives came out of and this will give you the best chance of it working. You also will have to put the drives in the same ports you removed them for the unit to work and the units must have the same firmware versions installed. The LS-WVL/e may still be able to be used if you replace the drives with clean unused drives. Then you will want to try to boot the unit up when both the power light and LED are solid you will press the function button to attempt to copy the firmware to the unit. As for the LS-WX you will want to put the original drives that came in the unit to make it work. If you cannot find the original...
So far so good! Only been up and running for two days so i'll make sure to update if something changes. I have mine set up as RAID 5. Backing up mostly photos, and Time Machine. Photos range from 20-75MB each. Editing the photos in Photoshop and Lightroom over USB 3.0 is fast, and changes are pretty much instantaneous.
Buffalo does not make there own drives so what I have been told is that this could come with drives from any of the big manufactures. Mine happened to come with WD Red drives so I'm happy about that. Fan is not to loud and the Quadstation runs well so far
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