Buffalo Technology - DriveStation Axis Velocity 2TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Hard Drive - Black

This Buffalo Technology DriveStation Axis Velocity HD-LX2.0TU3 external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive supports hardware and software encryption as well as scheduled backup via Buffalo Tools utility software, making it easy to protect up to 2TB of stored data.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Buffalo Technology DriveStation Axis Velocity 2TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Hard Drive
  • AC adapter
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
77% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (10 out of 13)

Features


2TB storage capacity

Provides ample space for important data.

USB 3.0/2.0 interface

Ensures simple connection to your computer.

Data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps via USB 3.0

As well as up to 480 Mbps via USB 2.0 for quick response when updating files.

7200 rpm speed

For fast performance.

Compatible with Buffalo Tools backup/security/utility software suite

Featuring a scheduled backup utility to help protect important data, an eco manager to optimize energy efficiency and an easy-to-use RAMDISK utility.

256-bit AES hardware encryption and SecureLock encryption software for Windows support

With password protection support to help prevent unauthorized access to your information.

Supports horizontal and vertical placement

For flexible installation options.

Compatible with Mac and PC

Enables use with a wide range of systems.


Customer rating

4.3
77%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cons

  • I've never had an issue with the 'WD My Book' external drives, but when I switch to/from the Buffalo Technology DriveStation, it causes the Dish System to crash.Ratface
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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't seem to work well with DISH TV

    Posted
    Ratface
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I purchased this external hard drive to use in conjunction with Dish TV. I had purchased several prior to this, but another brand which is no longer available (WD My Book). All are 2TB since that is the maximum that the Dish system will accommodate. You must disconnect and change the power cord and USB cable when changing from one storage unit to another. I've never had an issue with the 'WD My Book' external drives, but when I switch to/from the Buffalo Technology DriveStation, it causes the Dish System to crash. I'm using a WIFI system and don't know why it happens, but I find it very annoying. It takes 15-20 minutes to get the Dish system reestablished and working.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Dead on Arrival

    Posted
    JosephR

    I bought this device to back-up my Dish Network DVR since it is nearly full. Dish requires the external hard drive to be powered, no bigger than 2 TB and must use USB 2.0. When the device arrived, i connected it to a power source and the USB cable between the DVR and the HD. I could hear the HD running and there was a green LED that lit on the front, but there is a steady, clicking sound coming from inside the HD, like a phonograph needle skipping at the end of a record. The DVR never recognized the HD, and when I connect the HD to my computer, the computer tells me to "Insert Disc". I need to return this to BestBuy for a replacement or a refund.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Didn't fit my needs

    Posted
    BestBuyist
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I purchase this item for the purpose of downloading my recordings from my old Dish DVR box. Unfortunately, it didn't work, I had to purchase the item from Dish Network. It appears I need to remark if I would recommend this to a friend. Since I bought for a specific purpose. I will be marking it no I wouldn't. However, if you have another purpose perhaps it would work.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    works great

    Posted
    appleman777
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    just plugged into my dish receiver and it worked as it was supposed to. Called Dish to authorize, just that simple. Now I have a DVR that will save movies and they belong to me..

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Compact and quick setup

    Posted
    Bibin
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This device is compact compared to the Seagate I previously owned. The indicators tell you whether you are connected to USB 2.0 or 3.0. Plus, you cant get any better for $100

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple Setup

    Posted
    MDavis45440
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I purchased this to use it with my xbox one. Took it out of the, plugged in 2 cords (1 usb and 1 power), turned on my xbox one, started format, and that was it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    easy install

    Posted
    Savorysack
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This is really nice. I'm using this for extra memory for my xbox one. I had it formatted and ready to use in a couple minutes. It's fairly quiet and works like it should.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    Posted
    iPaduser
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Received this HD quickly. Connected to my Dish receiver and has worked as it should.

    I would recommend this to a friend






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