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

  • Part: 47961108
  • Model: HD-WH8TU3R1


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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.

More from the Manufacturer

  • General Information
    • Manufacturer
    • Buffalo Americas, Inc.
    • 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
  • Warranty
    • Limited Warranty
    • 3 Year
  • Storage
    • Number of Hard Drives Supported
    • 2
    • Number of Hard Drives Installed
    • 2
    • Total Hard Drive Capacity Installed
    • 8 TB
    • Features
    • Kensington Security Slot
  • I/O Expansions
    • Number of Total Expansion Bays
    • 2
  • Controllers
    • Controller Type
    • Serial ATA/300
    • RAID Supported
    • Yes
    • RAID Levels
    • 0, 1, JBOD
    • 0
    • 1
  • Interfaces/Ports
    • Drive Interface
    • Serial ATA/300
    • Host Interface
    • USB 3.0
    • Total Number of USB Ports
    • 1
    • Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    • 1
  • Power Description
    • Input Voltage
    • 120 V AC
    • Power Source
    • AC Adapter
    • Maximum Power Supply Wattage
    • 48 W
  • Physical Characteristics
    • Height
    • 5"
    • Width
    • 3.4"
    • Depth
    • 8"
    • Weight (Approximate)
    • 4.85 lb
  • Miscellaneous
    • Package Contents
      • DriveStation Duo HD-WH8TU3/R1 DAS Storage System
      • Setup CD-ROM
      • Quick-Setup Guide
      • USB 3.0 Cable
      • AC Adapter
      • Warranty Statement
    • Compatibility
    • Buffalo TeraStation Server Systems:
      • TS3000 Series
      • WS5000R2 Series
      • WS5000 Series
      • WS-V Series
    • Platform Supported
    • Mac
    • PC
    • Environmentally Friendly
    • Yes
    • Environmental Certification
    • RoHS
    • Country of Origin
    • Japan
    • TAA Compliant
    • Yes