There is an excellent "How to tell them apart..." here. The key is how the back of the case looks. http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Lin ... ifferences
There is also an excellent article here: http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Rev ... om_scratch
that gives details on how to set your box up after, say, installing a new hdd.
What ever route you choose, you may want to consider the possibility of customization, before you buy a new box. Some vendors have made it very, very difficult to do anything creative w/ their boxes. Luckily, Buffalo has not shut the door on that sort of thing.
LS1 (foonas, nfs, Tranmission
print server, Firefly
for my Roku
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org
lately... => wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'