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Buffalo Ministation 500GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Disk Drive

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  • USB Powered - no power supply needed
  • Sleek, compact and lightweight in a black slim line chassis
  • Capacities - 320GB, 500GB and 1TB


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Colour Black Black Black BLACK
Data Transfer Rate 60 MB per second 5,120 MB per second 5,120 MB per second 5,120 MB per second 625 MB per second 5,120 MB per second
Hard Disk Rotational Speed 5,400 rpm 5,400 rpm 5,400 rpm 5,400 rpm 37,500 rpm 7,200 rpm
Hard Disk Size 500 GB 500 GB 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB
Item Dimensions 7.7 x 11.4 x 1.4 cm 7.9 x 11.9 x 1.5 cm 1.52 x 12.19 x 8.13 cm 1.6 x 7.95 x 11.5 cm 14.1 x 9 x 2.1 cm 18.9 x 3.9 x 12.3 cm
Item Weight 165 grams 290 grams 181 grams 170 grams 300 grams 0.95 kg
Memory Storage Capacity 500 GB 0.5 TB 0.5 TB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB
Model Year 2011 2014 2015 2014 2015 2011
Size 2.5 500GB 500 GB 1TB 1TB 1TB
Special Feature Hot Swap Function; BUS powered Hot Swap Function; BUS powered USB powered^Yes Hot Swap Function; BUS powered Hot Swap Function; BUS powered Hot Swap Function

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Technical Details
BrandBuffalo
Item Weight163 g
Product Dimensions11.4 x 7.7 x 1.4 cm
Item model numberHD-PC500U2/BK-EU
SeriesHD-PC500U2/BK Ministation
Hard Drive Size500 GB
Number of USB 2.0 Ports1
Wattage2.5 watts
  
Additional Information
ASINB004KSRM0Y
Customer Reviews 4.4 out of 5 stars 702 customer reviews
Best Sellers Rank 23,242 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight281 g
Date First Available25 Jan. 2011
  
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Buffalo’s MiniStation Portable 500GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive offers a compact, sleek, lightweight and portable plug and play storage solution. Store, back up and transport digital images, music and other files without taking up space on your PC hard-drive. PC and Mac Compatible straight from the box and no further power supply needed as the drive is powered direct from the USB port of your Laptop. Measuring just 114mm * 77mm * 14mm and weighing just 165g, it’s sleek, compact and lightweight in a black slim line chassis makes this a stylish drive which is ideal for anyone who is looking for a truly portable storage system. Using a maximum power consumption of 2.5W and compatible with Windows 7 (32bit,64bit), Windows Vista (32bit,64bit), Windows XP, Mac OS10.4 or later operating systems the drive will transfer data at a speedy 480Mbps(max achievable transfer rate) ensuring that not only does it have a large capacity but data is quickly and easily stored or accessed. The 500GB capacity will hold up to 140,000 digital photos or 12,000 songs at CD quality or 200 films at DVD quality or 60 hours of High Definition Video. Access to your stored data is very easy due to the plug and play nature of the drive, just plug the drive into any PC or Mac using the stated operating systems via the included USB cable and your information will be seen automatically with no confusing or difficult drivers or firmware to download. To copy data to the drive it is just a case of dragging and dropping the required information from your PC/Mac to the drive. Buffalo Technology is a proven worldwide leader in storage technology with over 30 years development and manufacturing experience in the IT industry. The company prides itself on both the innovative, easy to use technology and the quality of their product which is backed up by its commitment to customer service and the 2 year warranty extended to all Buffalo Products.

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Buffalo’s MiniStation Portable 500GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive offers a compact, sleek, lightweight and portable plug and play storage solution. Store, back up and transport digital images, music and other files without taking up space on your PC hard-drive. PC and Mac Compatible straight from the box and no further power supply needed as the drive is powered direct from the USB port of your Laptop. Measuring just 114mm * 77mm * 14mm and weighing just 165g, it’s sleek, compact and lightweight in a black slim line chassis makes this a stylish drive which is ideal for anyone who is looking for a truly portable storage system. Using a maximum power consumption of 2.5W and compatible with Windows 7 (32bit,64bit), Windows Vista (32bit,64bit), Windows XP, Mac OS10.4 or later operating systems the drive will transfer data at a speedy 480Mbps(max achievable transfer rate) ensuring that not only does it have a large capacity but data is quickly and easily stored or accessed. The 500GB capacity will hold up to 140,000 digital photos or 12,000 songs at CD quality or 200 films at DVD quality or 60 hours of High Definition Video. Access to your stored data is very easy due to the plug and play nature of the drive, just plug the drive into any PC or Mac using the stated operating systems via the included USB cable and your information will be seen automatically with no confusing or difficult drivers or firmware to download. To copy data to the drive it is just a case of dragging and dropping the required information from your PC/Mac to the drive. Buffalo Technology is a proven worldwide leader in storage technology with over 30 years development and manufacturing experience in the IT industry. The company prides itself on both the innovative, easy to use technology and the quality of their product which is backed up by its commitment to customer service and the 2 year warranty extended to all Buffalo Products.

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