Buffalo Unveils DriveStation AV, Plus-n-Play Media Storage Device

Buffalo Technology, has announced the launch of the DriveStation AV Plus-n-Play Media Storage Device, designed to enable fast, secure backup and storage of media content, via media players and gaming systems such as the Sony PlayStation-3, as well as seamless integration with desktop and laptop devices.

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The horizontal design of the DriveStation AV makes it ideal for media storage in home entertainment centers. The device clad smooth glossy enclosure, and is a direct attached USB storage that can easily expand free space for the PlayStation3, Xbox 360, DVRs and alike.

The DriveStation AV, built with standard USB 2.0 connection, provides immediate storage expansion for an array of devices including media players and gaming systems like Sony PlayStation-3. The device is fitted with an LED, across the front panel offering an immediate capacity reading telling you how much free space is left on the disk.

The DriveStation AV automatically turns on and off with the device it is connected to, conserving energy and making it ideal for use with a variety of multimedia products.

The DriveStation AV comes complete with the Buffalo Tools suite of complimentary software for desktop and laptop PCs. Buffalo Tools offers enhancements such as TurboPC and TurboCopy, increasing file transfer and copy performance by up to 85% compared to standard USB2.0 portable hard drives.

The DriveStation AV also includes Buffalo Backup utility that provides easy data backup and restore solutions.

The The DriveStation AV media storage device includes SecureLockManager Mobile for Windows, which encrypts and secures all personal data, preventing unauthorised access.

Key features of DriveStation AV Media Storage Device

  • Dimmable LED bar on front panel indicates remaining data capacity directly without need of a computer
  • Stylish compact table top device with piano black glossy finish
  • Buffalo Tools – TurboPC and TurboCopy – software offers up to 85% faster data writing speeds
  • Buffalo SecureLockMobile software to secure your data and prevent unauthorised access
  • Eco Friendly with new Power Savings Mode for Windows
  • Drive automatically powers on and off with your PC
  • Easy to use and set up with no drivers needed
  • Backup software included to protect data

Pricing and availability

The The DriveStation AV plug-n-play external media storage device comes in various models with different storage capacities and USB 2.0 or 3.0 port options, at starting price of $117.27 for 1.0 TB storage and USB 2.0 port connection.