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Buffalo MiniStation Air 2 Wireless Portable Hard Disk Drive - 1TB

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Buffalo MiniStation Air 2 Wireless Streaming Storage


Buffalo’s MiniStation™ Air2 (HDW-PDU3 series) is a battery-powered Wireless Hard Drive that enables users to greatly expand their storage capacities without the hassle of wires, cables, or an internet connection.

Buffalo’s MiniStation™ Air2 uses integrated WiFi to create its own hotspot and stream data to and from your Smartphones and tablets. And, with DLNA, the MiniStation™ Air2 also streams to any DLNA-ready device for quick access to up to 1 TB of portable storage. It’s perfect for storing and streaming multimedia content such as movies, music, and photos, and if an internet connection is available it’s also possible to simultaneously stream music or films while surfing the web.

The HDW-PDU3 has up to 12 hours of battery life for streaming, or, can even double as a smartphone charger.

The MiniStation™ Air2 is sleek and compact, and Buffalo™ also offers redesigned and optimised free mobile apps for iOS and Android®. If users want to directly connect the MiniStation™ Air2 to a PC or Mac it’s ready-to-go with SuperSpeed USB 3.0.

With integrated WiFi, DLNA, and capacity of  1 TB, the HDW-PDU3 lets you easily have all your data, wherever you go!


Features and Benefits

  • The compact portable storage solution with wireless streaming capabilities ideal for business travel, vacationers, and anyone who wants to easily access their content; Up to 8 connections possible, and up to 3 simultaneous HD streams
  • Expand storage capacities without the hassle of wires, cables, or an internet connection
  • Easily connect with WPS or AOSS
  • Long battery life: up to 12 hours streaming on a single charge
  • Also doubles as a portable battery charger for charging smartphones
  • Includes a USB 3.0 port for fast file transfers when directly connected to any PC or Mac computer
  • Transfer sizes and data amounts and are no longer limiting
  • More convenience, choices, and enjoyment regarding your movies, music, and photos
  • WPA2 wireless encryption for secure data transfer
  • While wirelessly connected to the MiniStation™ you can also use the internet


Long battery life

The HDW-PDU3 has up to 12 hours of battery life for streaming, or, can even double as a smartphone charger!

Buffalo™ also offers new re-designed and optimised free mobile apps for iOS and Android® that allows users to directly connect the new MiniStation™ Air to a PC or Mac it’s ready-to-go with SuperSpeed USB 3.0.


Easy & Secure setup

The Buffalo AirStation™ One-Touch Secure System (AOSS™) and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) provide a quick and easy way to create a secure wireless connection to a host within minutes.

Expand the storage capacities of Buffalo’s new MiniStation™ Air without the hassle of wires, cables, or an internet connection.

Technical Details

  • HDD interface: SATA
  • Capacitiy: 1 TB
  • Compatible OS: PC:Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista (all 64-bit or 32-bit), Windows XP (32‑bit), Windows RT 8.1, Windows RT, OS X 10.6 or later; iPhone/iPad/iPod touch iOS 6.0, 7.0, or later; Android Devices Android 2.3, 3.0, 4.0, or later
  • DLNA Compatible Media Server: Music: MP3, WMA, WAV, 3GP, M4A, MP4, LPCM, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP2, AC3, MPA, MP1, AIF, MID, ISMA; Photo: JPEG, PNG, TIF, BMP; Video: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2-TS, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, VOB, DivX, 3GP, VDR, ASF, MPE, DVR-MS, Xvid, M1V, M4V, WEBM, QT, F4V, ISMV, MKV, MOV
  • APP Mini Station™: Air2 iOS, Android®
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 84x145x18 mm
  • Weight: 265g
  • Operating Environment: Temperature 0-40°C, humidity 10-85% (non-condensing)
  • Battery: 3020 mAh
  • Power Supply: USB charger, USB 3.0

USB Interface

  • Standard Compliance: USB 3.0
  • Connector Type: USB Type A
  • Number of Ports: 1
  • Data Transfer Rates: 5 Gbps

Wireless LAN Interface

  • Standard Compliance: IEEE802.11/n/g/b
  • Transmission Method: ODFM, MIMO, DSSS
  • Frequency Range: 2.4GHz
  • Access Method: CSMA/CA
  • Access Mode Infrastructure Mode
  • Security: WPA2-PSK (AES, TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64Bit WEP
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