BUFFALO LinkStation 210 2TB NAS A56

Compatible Devices Desktop, Tablet, Smartphone
Digital Storage Capacity 2 TB
Hardware Interface Ethernet, USB 3.0

  • Budget-friendly DLNA-ready NAS device with Hard Drive included
  • Entry-class Personal cloud access and share your content anytime anywhere over the Internet
  • Easy to set up Plug into your router for instant network access
  • Consolidate storage and backup your PC & Mac computers
  • Stream videos and photos to your DLNA/UPnP connected devices
  • Built-in Bit Torrent client for simplified file downloading and management
  • 2TB capacity – 1 Drive bay



LinkStation LS210
Buffalo Americas

Making business easier, with peace of mind included.
  • 24/7 US-based Tech Support
  • Made in Japan
  • Network-ready NAS device

Buffalo LinkStation 210 Series

Single-Drive Private Cloud Storage

Buffalo’s LinkStation 210 is an affordable and intuitive single-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 over the Internet.

  • Entry-class Private Cloud: access and share your content anytime, anywhere over the Internet
  • Easy to set up: Plug into your router or switch for instant network access
  • Consolidate storage and backup your PC & Mac computers
  • Stream videos and photos to your DLNA/UPnP connected devices
  • Built-in Bit Torrent client for simplified file downloading and management
  • Easy to use with your smartphone or tablet devices – no computer needed
  • Hard drive included
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Buffalo: Easy to Use Storage

We know technology can be confusing and difficult to install and deploy. At Buffalo, we work to make our technology products reliable and easy to use right out of the box. This starts with understanding the needs of our customers, so we can design products that align with your requirements.

Buffalo will work with you to make technology understandable and simplify the mystery. We’re easy to reach and are ready to serve you. Give us a call – we look forward to helping you make the right technology decisions.


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Private Cloud Service

While on the go, Buffalo’s free WebAccess service allows you to create a private cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet.

Stream Your Favorite Media

The LinkStation 210 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.

Shared Central Storage

With terabytes of storage, LinkStation 210 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 network at speeds up 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Easy PC/MAC Scheduled Backup

The LinkStation 210 features five licenses of NovaBACKUP Workstation – Buffalo Edition and Time Machine support for multiple Mac computers for whole home data backup and protection.


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LinkStation Network Attached Storage System

The LinkStation 210 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.

BitTorrent Client

The LinkStation 210 comes with a built-in BitTorrent client for simplified file downloading and management.

USB Expansion

The LinkStation 210 comes equipped with a USB 2.0 port, allowing users to increase storage capacity or backup to another device for an extra level of data protection.

For higher speeds and sharing, we recommend connecting the LinkStation to a network switch.

NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition

The 5 NovaStor NovaBACKUP licenses included with the LinkStation 210 offer the best backup software for servers and workstations.

With NovaStor, you get help with everything from choosing your backup plan to installing and setting up the software, recovering your data in case of a crash, and receiving timely help from local, knowledgeable backup experts.

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Environment Single-Drive Home Private Cloud Dual-Drive Private Cloud Small Office/Home Office Private Cloud Small Office/Home Office Private Cloud
Special Features Budget-friendly, DLNA-ready NAS device Budget-friendly, DLNA-ready NAS device Business value, Peace-of-mind storage with Data Recovery, 3 year wnty, and Active Directory Value-focused, Business-ready NAS, NAS-grade drives, Remote management, Data recovery, Cloud backup support
Number of Drive Bays 1 2 2 2
Total Capacity Range 2 – 4TB 2 – 8 TB 4 – 8 TB 4 – 8 TB
Hard Drive Type Standard Standard Standard NAS-Grade
CPU / RAM 800 MHz Dual Issue / 256 MB 800 MHz Dual Issue / 256 MB 800 MHz Dual Issue / 256 MB 1.4 GHz Dual Core / 1 GB
RAID Levels JBOD 0/1/JBOD 0/1/JBOD 0/1/JBOD
Cloud Backup Support No No No Yes
NovaBACKUP (Buffalo Edition) 5 PC licenses 5 PC licenses 5 PC licenses 10 PC licenses