Nas Buffalo Linkstation Driver

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LinkStation 220 runs on Buffalo's LinkStation NAS System, providing a host of useful features from network file sharing and security to RAID management (on multi-drive units), remote access and more. Included on all Buffalo LinkStation devices, LinkStation NAS System simplifies your everyday data needs. Buffalo works with major audio device manufacturers to ensure compatibility between the LinkStation and network-capable AV receivers, network players and streamers. Buffalo’s LinkStation DSD playback uses both DSD-owned and DSD-over-PCM devices for Universal Plug-n-Play.

Created 06/22/2011 06:59 Updated 07/30/2014 07:21

Status LED


There are 5 LEDs on the LinkStation: 'Power', 'Function', 'Info/Error', 'Link/Act'and 'AC adaptor'.

Power LED
StatusDescriptions
Glowing BlueThe LinkStation is powered on.
Blinking BlueThe LinkStation is starting up or shutting down.
LED is OFFThe LinkStation is off.


Function LED
StatusDescriptions
Glowing BlueDirectCopy is ready (lights for 1 minute).
USB device is dismounted (lights for 5 seconds).
Initialization is in progress.
Blinking Blue

DirectCopy is in use.
Note:
The function LED (blue) and the info/error LED (orange) blink together if an error occurs during DirectCopy.
Please do the following if this happens:

  1. Shut down the LinkStation.
  2. Detach the USB device from the LinkStation.
  3. Reattach the USB device to the LinkStation.
  4. Power on the LinkStation.
Info/Error LED

The Info/Error LED blinks orange when there is a message. The message is coded by the pattern of blinking.
Note:The messages are also available (uncoded) in NAS Navigator2.

PlaceStatusDisplay example
10s placeThe LED illuminates for 1.0 seconds every 0.3 seconds.
The number of flashes is the tens place of the information code.

I23

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1s placeThe LED illuminates for 0.5 seconds every 0.3 seconds.
The number of flashes is the ones place of the information code.
Information codeDescriptions
I10System temperature may have exceeded the maximum safe value.
Move the LinkStation to a cooler location.
Do not place objects in the area around the LinkStation.
I11The bad sectors in the hard drive may have reached a dangerous level.
Replace the hard drive.
I12Operating in degraded mode.
I13Formatting the RAID array.
I14Checking the RAID array.
I15Examining the error statu of the RAID array.
Transfer speeds are slower during the examination process.
I16Creating the RAID array.
I17Resyncing the RAID array.
Transfer speeds are slower during the resyncing process.
I18Rebuilding the RAID array.
Transfer speeds are slower during the rebuilding process.
I19Writing 0s to the RAID array, erasing all data.
I20Checking the hard drive.
I21Checking the hard drive.
I22Erasing the data of the hard drive.
I25Updating the LinkStation firmware.
Do not turn off the power during the updating process.
I26Initializing all settings in the Web Admin interface.
I27Checking a USB hard drive.
I28Formatting a USB hard drive.
I32The RAID should be rebuit or a drive should be formatted.Normally this is displayed after a hard drive has been replaced.
Rebuild the RAID array or format the hard drive in the Web Admin interface.
I46Data migration or conversion (RAID migration) is in progress.
Do not turn off the LinkStation power.
I47Data migration or conversion (RAID migration) is in progress.
Do not turn off the LinkStation power.


Info/Error LED glowing amber

When the new firmware is avalable, the Info/Error LED will glow amber. Update the firmware. (It shows as 'I52' on NAS Navigator2.)

Error LED

The Info/Error LED blinks red to indicated an error. The error may be identified by the pattern of blinking.

PlaceStatusDisplay example
10s placeThe LED illuminates for 1.0 seconds every 0.3 seconds.
The number of flashes is the tens place of the error code.

E22

1s placeThe LED illuminates for 0.5 seconds every 0.3 seconds.
The number of flashes is the ones place of the error code.
Error codeDescriptions
E04The firmware is corrupted.
Concact technical support for assistance.
E10The LinkStation is running on the UPS battery due to a power outage. The system will no be shut down safely.
Check that power is being supplied to the UPS, and if there are no prblems, turn on the LinkStation.
E11An error occurred in the fan speed.
Check that no foreign objects or dust are clogging the fan. If any foreign objects or dust are found, use a pair of tweezers, air duster, or other tool to remove them.
If the error is displayed again, contact techincal support for assistance.
E12System temperature has exceeded the maximum safe value.
Do not place objects in the area around the LinkStation. Also, move the LinkStation to a cooler location.
E13An error occurred in the RAID array. It will run in degraded mode until the error is corrected.
Replace the failed drive indicated by the red LED as soon as possible.
After replacement, rebuild the RAID array after starting the LinkStation.
E14The RAID array cannot be mounted.
Run the RAID array disk check in the LinkStation's Web Admin interface.
E15The bad sectors in the hard drive have reached a dangerous level.
Replace the hard drive indicated by the red LED.
E16Unable to find the hard drive. The drive may be disconnected or may have failed.
After shutting down, reinstall the hard drive.
E22

Mounting of hard drive failed.
Format the hard drive.
After formatting and rebooting, if the error still apears, replace the drive.
If this error is displayed again, contact technical support for assistance.

E23An error occurred, so the hard drive was removed from the RAID array.
Replace the hard drive indicated by the red LED.
E30The hard drive may be damaged.
Replace the hard drive indicated by the red LED.
Link/Act LED
StatusDescriptions
Glowing greenLinking.
Blinking greenAccessing.


AC adapter LED
Nas Buffalo Linkstation Driver
StatusDescriptions
GreenPower is connected.
OffPower is not connected.

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LinkStation 220 provides fast shared storage and backup for all PC and Mac® computers, tablets and smartphones on your home network with RAID data protection. Simply connect it to your wireless router for access anywhere in your home or on-the-go. Enjoy your movies, music, photos and more.

  • Consolidate storage and back up your PC and Mac computers
  • Set up automatic data protection with RAID 1 mirroring
  • Create a free personal cloud for access to your files anytime, anywhere over the internet
  • Access files from your tablet and smartphone devices
  • Intuitive user interface and easy-to-use setup wizard
  • DLNA Certified™, iTunes® and PS3™ media server functionality
  • Built-in BitTorrent client for simplified file downloading and management
  • USB port for backup or printer sharing
  • LinkStation™ NAS System

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Overview

Buffalo's LinkStation 220 is an affordable and intuitive 2-drive network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Back up multiple PCs and Mac computers simultaneously and enjoy uninterrupted access to terabytes of storage on your network and even over the Internet while away from home.

SHARED CENTRAL STORAGE

With terabytes of storage, LinkStation 220 provides a reliable, central location to store and protect all data from every PC and Mac computer, tablet and smartphone in your home or small office. Store, access and share files from anywhere over your wireless network at speeds up to twice as fast as a standard USB hard drive.

AUTOMATIC DATA PROTECTION

LinkStation 220 features two hard drives and support for RAID 0/1 for maximum capacity or redundant data protection.

RAID 0 combines all drives into a single array offering maximum capacity with no redundancy
RAID 1 mirrors the two drives, creating an exact copy of data for fault tolerance

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 or small office network, but you can access it quickly from any computer, tablet or smartphone device over the Web.

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™

EASY SCHEDULED BACKUP FOR PC AND MAC

LinkStation 220 features five licenses of NovaBACKUP® Workstation - Buffalo Edition and Time Machine® support for multiple Mac computers for whole home data backup and protection. Disaster and hard drive failures happen unexpectedly; don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Set up regular backups for every computer in your house and easily protect all of your data, down to the very last byte.

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STREAM YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA

LinkStation 220 is DLNA Certified and it can be used as an iTunes server to stream all of your favorite music, movies and shows to multiple devices simultaneously. Now you can relax and watch movies on your big screen TV while music is pumped outdoors by the pool. Centralize your media files for simple sharing and streaming.

LINKSTATION NAS SYSTEM

LinkStation 220 runs on Buffalo's LinkStation NAS System, providing a host of useful features from network file sharing and security to RAID management (on multi-drive units), remote access and more. Included on all Buffalo LinkStation devices, LinkStation NAS System simplifies your everyday data needs.

USB EXPANSION

The LinkStation 220 comes equipped with a USB port, allowing users to increase storage capacity or backup to another device for an extra level of data protection.

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Specifications

Number of Drives2
Drive InterfaceSATA 3 Gbps
Hard Drive Sizes0 TB (Diskless), 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB
Supported RAID0/1/JBOD (Individual Disks)

Protocol Support

NetworkingTCP/IP
File SharingCIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/FTPS
ManagementHTTP/HTTPS
Standards Compliance(10BASE-T)IEEE802.3, (100BASE-TX)IEEE802.3u, (1000BASE-T)IEEE802.3ab
Data Transfer Rates10/100/1000 Mbps
Connector TypeRJ-45
Number of Ports1

USB Interface

Standards ComplianceUSB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)
Connector TypeA type
Number of Ports1 x USB 2.0

*480 Mbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

Dimensions (L x W x H)8.07 x 3.42 x 5.02 in
Weight5.5 lbs
Power ConsumptionMax 48W
Power SupplyExternal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
Client OS SupportWindows® 10
Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Windows® 2000
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2008
Windows Server® 2003
Windows® 2000 Server
Mac OS® X up to 10.10*

*Some included optional utilities are not supported. The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.

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DatasheetsProduct Datasheet
LS220DE HDD Compatibility List
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