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    Buffalo BUFFALO DriveStation Axis Velocity USB 3.0 desktop 4TB USB 3.0 external hard drive (HD-LX4.0TU3)

    DriveStation™ Axis Velocity

    DriveStation Axis Velocity is an easy to use, high speed 1-drive USB 3.0 solution designed for simple and secure storage and backup. Equipped with a high speed 7200 RPM hard drive and USB 3.0 support, DriveStation Axis Velocity boasts extremely fast file transfers and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 for use with nearly any PC or Mac®. 
    DriveStation™ Axis Velocity

    Overview:

    The DriveStation Axis Velocity provides reliable storage for your Mac or PC. With a high speed hard drive, it boasts extremely fast file transfer speeds. Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers excellent data protection and its unique design allows for easy placement just about anywhere. Instantly expand storage or schedule automatic backups with universal plug and play connectivity. 

    Highlight:

  • 7200 RPM hard drive for extremely fast file transfers
  • Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption provides an extra level of data protection
  • USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for PC and Mac computers



  • Schedule automatic backups for your PC with Buffalo Backup Utility
  • Time Machine® support offers scheduled backups for protecting Mac computers
  • Sleek chassis can be positioned vertically or horizontally for efficient use of space

  • FAST 7200 RPM HARD DRIVE

    Equipped with a high speed 7200 RPM hard drive and USB 3.0 support, DriveStation Axis Velocity boasts extremely fast file transfers and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 for use with nearly any PC or Mac. 

    HARDWARE ENCRYPTION

    Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access. Simply assign a password to the hard drive at setup and your data is shielded from wandering eyes. 

    FLEXIBLE POSITIONING

    DriveStation Axis Velocity features a sleek, attractive chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, adapting to the location it is used in for efficient use of space. Stand it upright on your home office desktop or lay it flat below your TV as part of your media center. It's fan-less design offers quiet operation for easy placement just about anywhere. 

    EASY TO USE STORAGE

    With terabytes of storage, DriveStation Axis Velocity provides a reliable, easy to use storage solution to quickly expand the capacity of your PC and Mac computers with universal USB 3.0 plug-and-play. 

    EASY SCHEDULED BACKUP

    DriveStation Axis Velocity is perfect for backing up your important files. Disaster and hard drive failures can occur unexpectedly; don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Schedule regular backups for your PC with Buffalo Backup Utility or use Time Machine for your Mac. Protect all of your data, down to the last byte. 

    BUFFALO TOOLS

    Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on the Buffalo DriveStation Axis Velocity. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows® PCs.
     
    • Buffalo's Backup Utility is a featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
    • eco Manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive, cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity. 
    • TurboPC includes two components to enhance file transfer performance with external hard drives. It also includes TurboCopy which provides additional system adjustments to increase performance substantially. 
    • SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.

    Buffalo's DriveStation Axis Velocity is an easy to use external hard drive designed for simple and secure storage and backup. Equipped with a high speed 7200 RPM hard drive and USB 3.0 support, DriveStation Axis Velocity boasts extremely fast file transfers and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 for use with nearly any PC or Mac. Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers government-grade protection so you can rest assured your data is safe, and its unique chassis design can stand upright or lay flat for placement just about anywhere. It ships complete with Buffalo Tools, a feature-rich software suite designed to enhance computer performance and the day-to-day digital life of Windows PC consumers: boost transfer speeds by up to 5X over USB 2.0, conserve energy and battery consumption and perform PC backups. DriveStation Axis Velocity is the perfect solution for quickly expanding storage or backing up your computer.

    Quick Specs


    Type
    Hard drive - external (desktop) - Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), ECO
    Capacity
    4 TB
    Hardware Encryption
    Yes
    Interface
    USB 3.0
    Data Transfer Rate
    5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
    Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
    Features
    Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), ECO, 256-bit AES
    Power Source
    Included AC adapter
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    3.9 cm x 18.9 cm x 12.3 cm
    Weight
    950 g
    Manufacturer Warranty
    2-year warranty

    General


    Device Type
    Hard drive - external (desktop)
    Capacity
    4 TB
    Hardware Encryption
    Yes
    Interface
    USB 3.0
    Features
    Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), ECO, 256-bit AES
    Width
    3.9 cm
    Depth
    18.9 cm
    Height
    12.3 cm
    Weight
    950 g

    Performance


    Interface Transfer Rate
    5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
    Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm

    Expansion & Connectivity


    Interfaces
    1 x USB 3.0 - 9 pin USB Type A

    Power


    Power Source
    Included AC adapter
    Power Device
    Power adapter
    Voltage Required
    AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
    Power Consumption
    18 Watt (active)

    Software & System Requirements


    Software Included
    Buffalo Tools
    OS Required
    Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.5 - 10.8

    Miscellaneous


    Cables Included
    1 x USB 3.0 cable - external

    Manufacturer Warranty


    Service & Support
    Limited warranty - 2 years

    Environmental Parameters


    Min Operating Temperature
    5 °C
    Max Operating Temperature
    35 °C
    Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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