Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Buffalo announces MiniStation Extreme and DriveStation Axis Velocity storage solutions


Buffalo today announced the new MiniStation Extreme and DriveStation Axis Velocity storage solutions.

The new MiniStation Extreme offers a feature-rich portable storage solution in a rugged, lightweight package, designed to keep your files secure. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, it works with nearly any PC or Mac and provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps. MiniStation Extreme features US Military Standard shock protection with a ruggedized chassis and specialized bumpers designed to absorb and transfer shock away from the hard disk due to accidental bumps and drops from up to 2 meters. Its convenient wrap-around cable hugs the body to ensure you’re always ready to connect while on the go. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road; with 256-bit AES hardware encryption, you can rest assured your data is safe, wherever you go.


The new 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 without the need for additional software, keeping your data safe from theft and unauthorized access. Its unique chassis design can stand upright or lay flat allowing for placement just about anywhere; sit it on your desk for use with your computer or place it below your TV to stream slideshows and your favorite movies and music. DriveStation Axis Velocity is the perfect solution for fast and easy data storage and backup.

Pricing and Availability

Buffalo’s MiniStation Extreme is backed by a three-year limited warranty and DriveStation Axis Velocity is backed by a two-year limited warranty including toll-free 24/7 US based technical support. Both models will be available October 2011.

  • MiniStation Extreme is available at an estimated street price of $94.99 for the 500GB (HD-PZ500U3) and $129.99 for the 1 TB (HD-PNT1.0U3).
  • DriveStation Axis Velocity is available at an estimated street price of $94.99 for the 1 TB (HD-LX1.0TU3), $134.99 for the 2TB (HD-LX2.0TU3) and $179.99 for the 3 TB (HD-LX3.0TU3).

Source:- Buffalo




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