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The GoFlex Desk external drive, available in 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB models, delivers high-capacity storage and automatic, continuous backup with encryption for all your files with its preloaded software. The included plug-and-play USB 2.0 adapter makes it easy to connect to your PC or Mac computer and it displays the drive’s available storage capacity. As the world’s most upgradable external desktop drive, you now have the ability to upgrade your connection interface to suit your needs. Plus, the option to place the drive vertically or horizontally complements any desktop.
Use the standard USB 2.0 interface or upgrade to USB 3.0 or FireWire 800 by pairing the drive with the appropriate GoFlex upgrade adapter to instantly increase file transfer performance by up to 10x.
With the included NTFS driver for Mac, you can now interchangeably store and access files from PC and Mac computers without reformatting. The NTFS driver is simply installed once on your Mac computer, allowing it to access and store files in a PC compatible format (reformatting to HFS+ required to use backup software for Mac or Time Machine software)
|Capacity||Digital Music (Hours)||Digital Photos (Files)||Digital Videos (Hours)||DVD Quality (Movies)||HD Video (Hours)|
|Average file size using cameras highest resolution JPEG mode||Based on standard 2 hour movie||Based on H.264 compression at a 6.75Mbs bitrate|
*Capacity values are approximate--actual quantities will vary based on various factors, including file size, file format, features and application software. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environment and formatting. DVD quality movies exclude high definition.
As part of the GoFlex Storage System, GoFlex upgrade cables enable you to change the interface on your GoFlex or GoFlex Pro ultra-portable drive to increase performance and to access your drive the way you want. The GoFlex upgrade cables (sold separately) are available in USB 3.0, FireWire 800 and powered eSATA which offer increasedfile transfer performance up to 10x faster than USB 2.0. The GoFlex upgrade cables simply click in place, making it easy to switch between other GoFlex cables and devices. All GoFlex cables feature LED lights to show drive activity.
The GoFlex upgrade cable USB 3.0 kit (sold separately) includes everything needed to upgrade both your laptop PC and GoFlex or GoFlex Pro ultra-portable drive. The kit includes a USB 3.0 cable, PC card laptop adapter and USB power connector--everything you need to upgrade to USB 3.0 performance. The GoFlex USB 3.0 kit offers up to 10x faster file transfer performance compared to USB 2.0 and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, enabling compatibility with legacy PC and Mac computers.
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Highlights: ·2 TB storage capacity ·USB 2.0 interface ·Can be extended to USB 3.0 or FireWire® 800
Technical Specifications: ATT.EXTERNAL_HARDDISC_CONNECTION_TYPE: USB 2.0 · Dimensions: (L x W x H) 4,4 x 12,4 x 15,8 cm · Memory capacity: 2 TB
Description: The external hard disk GoFlex Desk offers adequate storage space and can be extended without any problem to the interface of your choice. Combine the desktop hard-disk simply with a GoFlex USB-2.0 adapter for USB 3.0 or FireWireÂ® 800, in order to enhance the efficiency up to ten-fold. Can be used with PCs as well as with MacÂ®s With the GoFlex Desk you can store, protect and retrieve your contents without any problem. They guarantee automatic continuous backups of your data. They store your backup files and protect your privacy by a powerful encryption software. They contain the management tool SeagateÂ® Dashboard for an easy management of planned backups and the file encryption as well as display of hard-disk statistics Including GoFlex Desk USB-2.0 adapter with illuminated capacity display Can be integrated vertically or horizontally perfectly in every desktop environment The external hard disk GoFlex Desk enables the extension to a faster transmission speed and can thus be adjusted in any way to the requirements of your digital world. Upgrade cable and kits simplify the extension of USB 2.0 to USB 3.0 or FireWireÂ® 800 for an up to ten-times faster transfer speed for bigger files and films in HD-quality.
The drive simply collapsed and couldn't be read, I tried to get it out of it's casing but that snapped so I had to throw it away.Published 29 days ago by M. F.
I use Acronis back up software and the drive works perfectly and quietly. All I needed to do was plug it in and it was ready to use.Published 4 months ago by ANTHONY F TETT
Had this attached first to a Windows machine, now a Mac (needed to be re-formatted but so what).
A huge 2Tb of storage in a nice black box. Works for me.
Bought this because needed more space for documents and wanted them on a hard drive that i could keep separate from my main computerPublished 8 months ago by Patrick J
This backup external drive is brilliant. Fast transfer speeds, very quiet and works flawlessly. I would recommend not using the backup software that comes with it - simply plug it... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Techcentral
Bought this drive in November 2011 for use as a Time Machine Back up with OS X - worked fine to start, but the drive died on me last week - it started beeping on power on. Read morePublished 12 months ago by adl999
I have to reset this drive all the time, and often it does not connect at all. Not a reliable system.Published 12 months ago by ugunt
I was desperate to fill out my raid array with some cheap storage. However the whole Asia floods, production problems and general HDD shortages a couple of years back put 2TB disks... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sherlock Holmes
love the seagate, my friend recommended this to us as we use it more for our caravan as we dont always get a good television reception if were in a poor reception area and the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Maggie smalley