• BUFFALO DriveStation Duo USB 3.0 2-Drive 8 TB Desktop DAS (HD-WH8TU3R1)

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BUFFALO DriveStation Duo USB 3.0 2-Drive 8 TB Desktop DAS (HD-WH8TU3R1)

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BUFFALO DriveStation Duo USB 3.0 2-Drive 8 TB Desktop DAS (HD-WH8TU3R1) MFG: Buffalo
UPC: 747464128467

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DriveStation TM Duo
High Performance RAID Storage & Backup

Buffalo's DriveStation Duo is a two drive, RAID enabled USB 3.0 storage solution for small servers, creative professionals, offices and consumers who need redundant and high performance external storage. Equipped with two opti-mized hard drives, DriveStation Duo is designed for con-tinuous operation with enhanced RAID performance. DriveStation Duo features the redundancy and perfor-mance required for demanding professional and server applications.

  • High performance, optimized hard drives offer continuous 24/7/365 operation with enhanced RAID performance
  • USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for PC and Mac computers and storage servers
  • RAID 1 support and hot-swappable hard drives provide com-prehensive data protection
  • Ideal for creative professionals, small office users, and consum-ers
  • Schedule automatic backups for your PC or office server with NovaBACKUP Business Essentials for Windows
  • Time Machine support offers scheduled backups for protecting your Mac computer
  • User replaceable hard drives offer easy maintenance with no tools required

With terabytes of storage, DriveStation Duo USB 3.0 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. For physical security, this device features a Kensington security slot on the back.


DriveStation Duo features two high performance hard drives optimized for continuous 24/7/365 operation with enhanced RAID performance.


DriveStation Duo USB 3.0 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. DriveStation Duo features one free license of NovaBACKUP Business Essentials for Windows PCs and servers and Time Machine ® support for backing up Mac computers.


DriveStation Duo provides users the flexibility to easily maximize capacity or protect their data using RAID redundancy.

  • RAID 0 combines both drives into a single array offering maximum storage capacity with no redundancy.
  • RAID 1 offers maximum redundancy by mirroring both drives, offering automatic data duplication.


With dual high performance hard drives, RAID redundancy and scheduled backup support, DriveSta-tion Duo is an ideal solution for small business environ-ments and creative professionals. Its compact design fits easily on a desktop next to a PC, and it can be used to back up an office server.

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Buffalo Americas, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number HD-WH8TU3R1
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.buffalotech.com
Brand Name Buffalo
Product Line DriveStation Duo
Product Series HD-WHU3/R1
Product Model HD-WH8TU3/R1
Product Name DriveStation Duo HD-WH8TU3/R1 DAS Storage System
Product Type DAS Storage System
Number of Hard Drives Supported2
Number of Hard Drives Installed2
Total Hard Drive Capacity Installed8 TB
FeaturesKensington Security Slot
I/O Expansions:
Number of Total Expansion Bays2
Controller TypeSerial ATA/300
RAID SupportedYes
RAID Levels0, 1, JBOD
Drive InterfaceSerial ATA/300
Host InterfaceUSB 3.0
Total Number of USB Ports1
Number of USB 3.0 Ports1
Power Description:
Input Voltage120 V AC
Power SourceAC Adapter
Maximum Power Supply Wattage48 W
Physical Characteristics:
Weight (Approximate)4.85 lb
Package Contents
  • DriveStation Duo HD-WH8TU3/R1 DAS Storage System
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Quick-Setup Guide
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Warranty Statement
CompatibilityBuffalo TeraStation Server Systems:
  • TS3000 Series
  • WS5000R2 Series
  • WS5000 Series
  • WS-V Series
Platform SupportedMac
Environmentally FriendlyYes
Country of OriginJapan
TAA CompliantYes
Limited Warranty3 Year


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