The Company’s Enhanced MiniStation(TM) and DriveStation(TM) USB Hard Drives Allow for Faster Speed and Better Performance

AUSTIN, TX – August 6, 2007 – Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, storage, multimedia and memory solutions today announced the new MiniStation and DriveStation with its exclusive Turbo USB feature. The MiniStation is available in capacities of 80GB (HD-PS80U2), 120GB (HD-PS120U2), 160GB (HD-PS160U2), and 250GB (HD-PS250U2) while the DriveStation is available in capacities of 320GB (HD-HS320U2), 500GB (HD-HS500U2), 750GB (HD-HS750U2), and 1TB (HD-HS1.0TU2/F).

The Turbo USB feature increases performance speed up to 60% faster than other USB hard drives on the market today. This new technology benefits both Windows and Mac users alike. With Plug-n-Play USB capability, the MiniStation and DriveStation can connect to a USB port on any device including desktops, notebooks, or any of Buffalo’s NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices.

“Efficiency is always a concern when transferring files from one device to the next for both busy traveling executives and advanced home users,” stated Morikazu Sano, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Buffalo Technology. “With the new Turbo USB feature, our customers experience leading edge technology, making the relocation of digital content faster and more convenient than ever.”

MiniStation with Turbo USB

The new MiniStation with Turbo USB is designed to keep vital data stored and protected while traveling from one destination to the next. The device’s Shock Resistant technology protects the user’s personal digital content or business related files from damage caused by bumps, drops or turbulence. Its new wrap-around cable allows for better, more convenient cable management while traveling, and Buffalo’s Auto-Installation technology permits immediate use. Its SecureLockWare software safeguards the drive to prevent unauthorized access.

DriveStation with Turbo USB

The DriveStation with Turbo USB is perfect for storing photos, videos, music or crucial business files in the home or in the office. The DriveStation’s 7200-RPM SATA (Serial ATA) drive enhances performance while the SecureLockWare software protects critical files in case of loss or theft. Conserving energy on the device is simple with the power saving Shutdown Scheduling feature and the Auto On/Off feature, which automatically powers the product on or off with your PC.

Both storage devices are backed by a limited one-year warranty and toll-free 24/7 technical support, the MiniStation with Turbo USB will be available at the end of August at estimated street prices of $99.99 for the 80GB (HD-PS80U2), $119.99 for the 120GB (HD-PS120U2), $149.99 for the 160GB (HD-PS160U2), and $219.99 for the 250GB (HD-PS250U2). The DriveStation with Turbo USB will be available at the beginning of September at estimated street prices of $129.99 for the 320GB (HD-HS320U2), $169.99 for the 500GB (HD-HS500U2), $339.99 for the 750GB (HD-HS750U2), and $499.99 for the 1TB (HD-HS1.0TU2/F). The product is available via retail outlets, resellers and Buffalo’s web site. For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit the company’s Web site at

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading global provider of award-winning networking, storage, multimedia and memory solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology. For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit

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