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BUFFALO LS-Q8.0TL/R5 8TB LinkStation Quad Network Storage

  • Desktop
  • 8TB
  • 1 x 10/100/1000M
  • 2 x USB2.0
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Take your data with you wherever you go while keeping it safe at home with the LinkStation Quad from Buffalo. The LinkStation Quad is designed to store and share data, music, pictures and video. Easy web access lets you log in remotely while on vacation or a business trip. Buffalo has their own Web Access portal so you do not have to go with a third party provider. And this function is optimized for iPhone, allowing you to stream and view contents via this popular handhold devices.

Supporting RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD, the LinkStation Quad gives you the choice of redundancy or speed and capacity. The BitTorrent Client feature allows you to download internet contents directly to this network storage device for maximum time- and power-efficiency.

This Digital Living Network Alliance certified product is also designed to work with other DLNA products. This makes it easy to stream media to your computer or your home theater system. The LinkStation Quad will be the cornerstone of your Digital Home or SOHO network.

  • newegg Web Access With Web Access, instantly gain access to content stored on the Buffalo LinkStation Quad from any web browser interface.
  • newegg DLNA Certified Media Server and iTunes Server With built-in DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified media server, the Buffalo LinkStation Quad steams multimedia files to multiple compatible devices such as DLNA certified HDTV and network media player for easy access to favorite media contents of your family members via their own devices, or you can use it as content source from within your iTunes application.
  • newegg Data Protection The Buffalo LinkStation Quad supports flexible RAID configuration including 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD for data security.
  • newegg BitTorrent Client With BitTorrent Client function, you can conveniently download digital content over the Internet directly to your LinkStation Quad.
  • newegg Gigabit Network Connection The Buffalo LinkStation Quad features a Gigabit Ethernet port for up to 10X the speed of most 100M network connections and excellent usability for office and home networks.
  • newegg Access Protection Group and user level security can protect data by restricting access for maximum data safety.

Learn more about the Buffalo Technology LS-Q8.0TL/R5


IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab


Port RJ-45
1 x 10/100/1000M
Port USB
2 x USB2.0
HDD Interface
4 x SATA (4 x Bay)


Form Factor
Operating System
Setup Utility OS Support: Windows Operating Systems
Client OS Support: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Mac OS 10.3.9 or later

Hard Drive Performance

Included HDD Capacity
RAID 0, 1, 5 , 10 and JBOD


Supported Protocols
Networking: TCP/IP
File Sharing: SMB, FTP, BitTorrent, DLNA
Management: HTTP
Time Synchronization: NTP


Power Supply: External, AC100-240V 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: ~45W (without attached USB devices)


Simplified File Sharing on Your Home or Small Office Network

Easy Setup Does Not Require Drivers

BitTorrent Server for all of your file sharing needs

Seamlessly Integrates with iTunes and Allows you to Access your Music Files on the LinkStation from Your iTunes Software

Access all your files via any Web browser from Anywhere

Built-in DLNA CERTIFIED server for easy playback of multimedia files to any DLNA CERTIFIED device

Protect Data by Restricting Access With Group and User Level Security

Built-in Print Server to Print Files from Anywhere on your Network. Multi-function printers not supported. Works in Windows only.

Direct Copy Feature Allows you to Quickly and Easily Transfer Photos from a Digital Camera Directly to a LinkStation

Expand Storage by Adding a USB Hard Drive

Scheduled Backup via USB 2.0 to External Storage

Support for Time Machine Functionality

Memeo AutoBackup Software for Windows PCs Included

RAID 0 (Striping), RAID 1 (Mirroring), RAID 5 (Parity) and RAID 10 (Striped Mirrors)

Dimensions / Weight

5.91" x 5.91" x 9.01"
12.5 lbs.

Manufacturer Warranty

1 year limited
1 year limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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