LinkStation Single-drive Network Storage



LinkStation Live™ is an easy to use 1-drive network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Backup multiple PCs and Mac® computers simultaneously and enjoy uninterrupted access to terabytes of storage on your network and even over the Internet while away home.

WebAccess - Free Personal Cloud Service

WebAccess - Free Personal Cloud Service
While on the go, Buffalo's free WebAccess service allows you to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet. Your data remains securely stored in one place on your home network, but you can access it quickly from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the Web. Sharing is as easy as sending a link to your friends and family; they can securely access only the files you've selected for them to see.

For enhanced access on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android devices, download Buffalo's free WebAccess mobile apps.
WebAccess i for iPhone® and iPod® touch
WebAccess i HD for iPad®

WebAccess A for Android

LinkStation Live is DLNA Certified™ and can be used as an iTunes® server to stream all of your favorite music, movies and shows to multiple playback devices simultaneously. Now you can relax and watch movies on your big screen TV while music is pumped in the bedroom. Centralize your media files for simple sharing and streaming.

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA™) brings together a number of device manufacturers, including Buffalo Technology, Microsoft, Intel, Nokia, Sony, Panasonic, Toshiba and Pioneer to actively support and promote interoperability guidelines or a universal standard for digital products. For the consumers, this means their PC, mobile or consumer electronic products can work seamlessly together, regardless of the manufacturer, making the vision of a digital home a reality.

Integrated Eye-Fi Manager allows users of Eye-Fi equipped cameras to automatically transfer digital photos from the camera wirelessly to any supported LinkStation Pro NAS device. Photos transferred from an Eye-Fi SD card to a supported LinkStation are transmitted through a web-based Eye-Fi service, and not directly over the LAN.

The LinkStation™ Live includes an ON/OFF Timer function that powers the drive only during programmed time periods. This prevents wastage of electricity when the user forgets to turn off the NAS. It reduces energy wastage when power is left on after office hours, on days off, or when the drive is not in use. You can program up to three timer settings.


Set up can be performed by both Win and Mac computers.

Easy access

Easily find and connect to your LinkStation using the NASNavigator tool. NASNavigator finds all NAS devices attached to your network, making it easier to manage multiple NAS devices.

Support time Machine

LinkStation supports Time Machine for Mac users, including Mac OS X Lion. Schedule backups from one or multiple Mac computers on your network.

Scheduled Backup

Back up your data and prepare for data disasters.

■Windows PC Backup
Windows PC Backup
Back up Windows PCs with NovaBACKUP® Professional backup software. Included with each LinkStation NAS unit is five free licenses of NovaBACKUP®, an easy-to-use backup solution that automatically backs up your personal documents along with your favorite photos, music and important email files safely and securely. Back up PCs, notebooks and workstations.

■LinkStation Backup
LinkStation Backup
Back up and protect the data on your LinkStation NAS quickly and securely. Supports back up to another LinkStation via your home or office network (on LAN), or via the Internet (with IP).

Product Diagram



Name LS-XL


OS Linux Original
CPU Marvell
Clock 600MHz
Memory DDR2 64MB

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drives 1
Drive Interface SATA
Supported RAID Levels -
Drive Capacity LS-XL/E(Enclosure) LS-X1.0TL(1TB) LS-X2.0TL(2TB) LS-X3.0TL(3TB)

LAN Interface

Standard Compliance IEEE802.3/3u/3ab
Speed and Flow Control 10/100/1000 Mbps (Auto Sensing)
Number of Ports 1 x RJ-45 (Auto MDIX)

USB Interface

Standard Compliance -
Connector Type -
Number of Ports -

Key Feature

Active Directory support -
Energy Save Y
Apple Bonjour® Y
Apple Time Machine® -
iTunes® Server Y
WebAccess Y
BitTorrent™ Y
DLNA™ Media Server Y


Client OS Support Windows® 7 (32/64bit), Windows Vista™ (32/64bit),Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Mac OS® X 10.4 - 10.7
Power Consumption 18W (Max)
Dimensions (LxWxH, ) 45 × 175 × 150
Weight 1.1 kg
Operating Environment 5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Supply AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Warranty 3-year

Package Contents

Contents LinkStation Live LS-XL LAN Cable (2m) AC Adapter CD-ROM Quick Setup Guide Stand Rubber Feet (x4) Warranty Statement
LS-XL / 2012-12-17Product DatasheetDownload
LS-XL / 2014-02-14產品規格表(繁體中文)Download

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