HD-HSQ : DriveStation™ Combo4

All the connections you need in one external hard drive

Buffalo DriveStation™ Combo4 gives you the flexibility of four interfaces.


The Buffalo DriveStation™ Combo4 (HD-HSQ) is the external storage of choice for those who love the flexibility and convenience of multiple connections. You have a choice of four interfaces in one external hard disk - eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0. As a result of ever growing demand for digital content creation and storage, file sizes are getting larger and the need for faster data transfer and backup increases. The DriveStation™ Combo4 offers universal connectivity and speed for both Windows and Mac users.

Capacities :

1.0TB HD-HS1.0TQ  2.0TB HD-HS2.0TQ

Firewire 400 and 800 interfaces

Firewire 400 and 800 interfaces enable high-speed communication and data transfer rates within a Mac environment.

eSATA interface

eSATA is fast becoming the external storage interface for many video and audio specialists who require high transfer speeds.

USB2.0 interface

The USB2.0 interface transfer speed is further boosted by the use of Buffalo's Turbo USB software, offering an improved transfer rate of up to 20%.

Multiple ports

Supports several ports: 1 x eSATA 2 x FireWire 800 ports (9-pin), 1 FireWire 400 port (6-pin), 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port (USB 1.1 compatible).


Memeo™ AutoBackup software for Windows and Mac automatically backs up all your files and updates them when modified.

Maximum data protection with SecureLockWare

SecureLockWare™ – a Windows® PC software that encrypts and secures your important data on your Buffalo external hard drive, making it impossible to access the drive without providing a password, thus preventing unauthorised access.

Connect and go

The DriveStation™ Combo4 is easy to use and setup, simply plug it in and play. No drivers required

Pre-formatted drives

Ready to use, anytime.

Multiple interfaces

Supports multiple interfaces: USB 2.0/1.1, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 and eSATA.

Multiple cables

Cables for USB 2.0 and FireWire (IEEE1394), FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable, FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable and USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible) included in the unit.

High-speed performance

The DriveStation™ Combo4 comes with a fast 7,200 RPM Serial ATA hard drive.

Supported operating systems

Supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista™ and Mac OS X 10.3 or higher.

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
Drive Interface
Total Capacity
1.0TB, 2.0TB
Rotational Speed
7200 RPM
USB Interface
Number of Ports
1x USB, 1 x 6-pin IEEE1394a,
2 x 9-pin IEEE1394b, 1x eSATA
36 x 127 x 227mm
Client OS
Windows®7 (32/64), Windows® Vista™ (32/64), ZP, Mac OS® X 10.2.8 or later
Power Consumption (max.)
Power Supply
AC100-240V 50/60Hz
Product Part Numbers
*1 GB = 1, 000, 000, 000 bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on Operating Environment. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and Other factors. Specifications and appearance are given as gui



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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
Mac OS X
TurboUSB software 10.6.1 "Snow Leopard" supported
Secure Lock Mobile encryption software

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