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.


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 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.

Automatic Hardware encryption protects your data

This function keeps your data safe from unauthorized access, automatically.
Features robust 256-bit AES encryption-only those who have the password can decrypt and access the data.
Additionally, this system suffers no loss in performance, unlike other software-based encryption systems.


Name HD-LXU3L Series

Color Variation & Drive Capacity

Crystal Black 4TB: HD-LX4.0TU3L 6TB: HD-LX6.0TU3L
Aquamarine Blue -
Ruby Red -
Rose Quartz -
Crystal Silver -
Champagne Topaz -
Pink -
White -
Yellow -

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

Feature Hardware Data Encryption
Super eco

OS Support

Variety Windows® 8.1*2, Windows® 8*2, Windows® 7*2, Windows Vista®*2, Windows® XP*3,
Windows Server® 2012 R2*4, Windows Server® 2012*4, Windows Server® 2008 R2*4,
Windows Server® 2008*2*4, Windows Server® 2003 R2*3*4, Windows Server® 2003*3*4
Mac OS® X 10.5 or later*4
(Reformatting for Mac is required.)
*2 32-bit and 64-bit
*3 32-bit
*4 Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported in these operating systems, some included utilities may not work.


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-LXU3L
USB 3.0 Cable
Quick Setup Guide
Warranty Statement

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