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Buffalo launches slimline, high capacity new MiniStation™ series

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London, UK, 12 June 2013: Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today launches a slimline, powerful and affordable portable hard drive range - the MiniStationTM series.

The new additions to Buffalo's portable storage portfolio are available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacity. The 500GB version features a 7mm thick HDD, with the device measuring a mere 11.5mm thick and weighing just 165 grams.

The USB 3.0 devices offer users high-speed data transfers of up to 5 GB/s - that's 1,000 digital photos in just 9 seconds, which is up to four times faster than USB 2.0. The drives utilise Buffalo Tools TurboPC EX software, which enhances data transfer performance.

Paul Hudson, Sales Director Northern Europe at Buffalo, said: "We're seeing a growing consumer demand for slim portable storage devices that also pack high capacity and performance. Buffalo's new MiniStation series provides users with exceptional data transfer speeds, aswell as being sleek and lightweight enough to carry around in your pocket for on-the-go storage."

The MiniStation family is compatible with all popular operating systems, including Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP and Mac OS X 10.6 or later.


The new MiniStation devices are available from Buffalo's online UK distributors, which includes Dabs, Amazon and eBuyer, at an SRP of:

  • 500GB: £59.99 inc VAT
  • 1TB: £84.99 inc VAT
  • 2TB: £159.99 inc VAT

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was named the worldwide consumer NAS market leader 6 years in a row.

The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Buffalo's strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, BroadcomTM, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit