USB3.0 External Hard Drive


DriveStation™ Axis Velocity offers easy to use, high speed storage and backup for PC and Mac® computers. Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers excellent data protection and its unique design allows for easy placement just about anywhere.
1TB: HD-LX1.0TU3(Not provided in HK)
2TB: HD-LX2.0TU3
3TB: HD-LX3.0TU3
4TB: HD-LX4.0TU3
6TB: HD-LX6.0TU3


Buffalo's DriveStation™ Axis Velocity is an easy to use 1-drive USB3.0 solution designed for simple and secure storage and backup. Equipped with a high speed 7200 RPM hard drive and USB3.0 support, DriveStation™ Axis Velocity boasts extremely fast file transfers and is backward compatible with USB2.0 for use with nearly any PC or Mac®. Instantly expand storage or schedule automatic back-ups with universal plug and play connectivity.

USB3.0 + Buffalo Tools = Even faster file transfer speeds

USB3.0 provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps (theoretical speed). The feature-rich sortware suite, Buffalo Tools, accelerate the reading and writing speeds of both your computer and hard drive.

Buffalo Tools

Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.


Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 2X over competing USB 2.0 portable hard drives by making system adjustments to increase performance substantially.

Test Environment ( tested by Buffalo in Oct, 2011)

<Test Equipment>(PC)M/B:ASUS P6T DELUXE, CPU:Intel Core i7 920 2.67GHz, Memory:DDR3 2GB, OS:Windows7 Ultimate 64bit, (HDD):LB1.0TU3, PC Built-in HDD:ST3250310AS

The test value comes from the above test environment, the same value cannot be guaranteed in all operating environments.

By using the PC's high-speed RAM, TurboPC will effectively improve the overall transferring performance.

Optimizes internal processing inside the computer to accelerate data copy / transfer speed.


Name HD-LXU3Series

Color Variation & Drive Capacity

Crystal Black 1TB: HD-LX1.0TU3
2TB: HD-LX2.0TU3
3TB: HD-LX3.0TU3
4TB: HD-LX4.0TU3
6TB: HD-LX6.0TU3
Aquamarine Blue -
Ruby Red -
Rose Quartz -
Crystal Silver -
Champagne Topaz -

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drives 1
Drive Interface

USB Interface

Standard Compliance Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification Revision 1.0
Universal Serial Bus Specification Revision 2.0
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rate USB3.0 : Max. 5.0Gbps
USB2.0 : Max. 480Mbps
USB1.1 : Max. 12Mbps

Key Feature


OS Support

Variety Windows®7 (32/64bit), Windows® VistaTM (32/64bit), Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.4 - 10.7*
*Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work. The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.


Dimensions (LxWxH, mm) 39×123×189
Weight 950g
Operating Environment Temperature 5 - 35°C, Humidity 20 - 80% (Non-condensing)
Power Supply AC100-240V 50/60Hz
Warranty 3 Year

Package Contents

Contents DriveStation™ Axis Velocity HD-LXU3
USB 3.0 Cable
Quick Setup Guide
Warranty Statement

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