Buffalo LinkStation Live 1TB MultiMedia Network Attached Storage with Built-In BitTorrent Client @ Amazon £89.99 Delivered - HotUKDeals
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Dependable, silent, and easy to install. Seamlessly store and share your music, photos, and videos with LinkStation Live with Bittorrent. Easily stream your favorite music and videos directly from LinkStation Live to a PC, Mac, or DLNA media player. Password protect files for added security and use Memeo to automatically backup precious data for ultimate protection. Share a printer with other users or add a DriveStation for increased capacity. Access and share your multimedia collections from anywhere at anytime using Web Access. The user-friendly LinkStation Live makes sharing simple.
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#1
do not touch! it was working with me copying over files... i then put something down on the desk causing a minor vibration and it failed.
#2
Superb piece of kit. Had mine about 4 months now and its made backing up so much simplier.
Easy to connect to PC, 2 X laptops and 2 x Xbox 360's to stream.
Recommend 100%
#3
Its been this price for a few days now, I was so tempted but the reviews are pretty poor. I think I will give the 500gb version a punt if it comes down from the £69.99
#4
Had mine since Christmas and it works perfectly.
#5
OK ....... not sure what caused the vibration (probably the house falling down on it?), but I've had no issues what so ever with my drive ..... its more than fit for purpose.

Does what it says on the tin (not brilliantly - but for this price?) ..... I paid £100 for mine (about 4 months ago) and I'm more than happy with the unit.

Oh - and if it was minor vibration that caused it to fail ....... your covered by the warranty (2 years I think) ......

Overall though, I'm pleased with my purchase ........ have so heat .....;)
#6
i currently have this and it works brilliantly with the ps3 and other laptops in the house it's never dropped connection on the network
#7
yeah i got a refund under warranty. but i would not trust another one
banned#8
keifling
do not touch! it was working with me copying over files... i then put something down on the desk causing a minor vibration and it failed.

I have the 2tb and think it's amazing

The 2TB is £50 more on amazon so more bang for your buck.... These are fantastic, read my review on amazon for the 2tb (tammy stevens)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Buffalo-LinkStation-Certified-MultiMedia-BitTorrent/dp/B002CI8T56/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top


Edited By: mrpremium on Sep 26, 2010 20:37: .
#9
I have the 1TB and never had a problem in 4 months.
#10
Also same price at DABS if you want to save a few extra quid with Quidco etc.
#11
Is this the same one as on scan.co.uk £48.87 with vat ...+ £6.99 carriage
#12
OLDPUNK42
Is this the same one as on scan.co.uk £48.87 with vat ...+ £6.99 carriage

Not for that little, give it about 6 months maybe X)
#13
OLDPUNK42
Is this the same one as on scan.co.uk £48.87 with vat ...+ £6.99 carriage

No, thats just an external HDD not a NAS. HTH
#14
keifling
do not touch! it was working with me copying over files... i then put something down on the desk causing a minor vibration and it failed.

no disk is perfect, thats why i have 6 copies of all my important files - source file, 2 on 2 usb drives onsite, 1 offsite copy, 2 in a server...could be why i have almost 11tb of storage (though only used about 50-60%)..lol

Edited By: royals on Sep 26, 2010 21:22: g
#15
The bain of society today "It ain't my fault!" If the item is designed as a NAS, it cannot be used as a coffee cup warmer, a door stopper or something to stand on to reach the top shelf. It is a NAS and should be used as one. And if you try to use it for something else and break it. It's YOUR fault. Even if it just dropping your wallet on top of it.

You could try Royals solution buy 6. Use one as a coffee cup warmer, one as a door stop, one as a step to reach the top shelf, and one to use as a NAS, one as a backup NAS and one as a backup NAS that's kept at home.
#16
royals
keifling
do not touch! it was working with me copying over files... i then put something down on the desk causing a minor vibration and it failed.


no disk is perfect, thats why i have 6 copies of all my important files - source file, 2 on 2 usb drives onsite, 1 offsite copy, 2 in a server...could be why i have almost 11tb of storage (though only used about 50-60%)..lol


What happens if all 6 fail? Then you're screwed aren't you?!
#17
Most of the reviews I've read on this state it struggles to achieve even 10mb transfer speeds. This on a gigabit NAS? What use is it if it takes forever to dump data to it and struggles to stream hd?

Cold.
#18
I've had one of these for nearly two years and it's been perfect. I stream 1080p content off of it no problems.

They are also very hackable. I have a usenet client installed on mine amongst other things.
#19
Dependable how can you say a nas with a single disk is "Dependable"
#20
royals
keifling
do not touch! it was working with me copying over files... i then put something down on the desk causing a minor vibration and it failed.


no disk is perfect, thats why i have 6 copies of all my important files - source file, 2 on 2 usb drives onsite, 1 offsite copy, 2 in a server...could be why i have almost 11tb of storage (though only used about 50-60%)..lol


paranoid springs to mind !!!!
#21
PatkW
Most of the reviews I've read on this state it struggles to achieve even 10mb transfer speeds. This on a gigabit NAS? What use is it if it takes forever to dump data to it and struggles to stream hd?

Cold.


Not had a problem with speeds always get around 10-11 mb. Expired now as it's gone up to £94.99.

Edited By: Borat on Sep 27, 2010 10:48: Expired
#22
68 available at DABS incase anyone still wants one. Amazon has also been up & down all week so may come back down again.

http://www.dabs.com/products/buffalo-linkstation-live-1tb-nas-5CQ6.html
#23
Had mine since Xmas, would recommend it, can also use a browser to access the files stored on it, v useful :-)
banned#24
PatkW
Most of the reviews I've read on this state it struggles to achieve even 10mb transfer speeds. This on a gigabit NAS? What use is it if it takes forever to dump data to it and struggles to stream hd?Cold.

You've voted cold based on performance without any experience? often people using nas have no idea how to set them, ie one guy said it stuttered streaming HD only to reveal he was uing wireless over a G network....

I have the 2TB and get a steady 25mbps.... It stream HD 1080p files with DTS audio perfectly.... read my review on amazon and you'll see it's actually one of the best nas on the market
#25
It is still available!

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