WD’s ultra-portable My Passport Essential USB drive gives you the tools to back up your data automatically and continuously, see your backup as it happens, bring back lost files effortlessly. For sale in USA only, no export.
MacMall Part #: 8168582
Manufacturer Part #: WDBAAA5000ABK-REF
The 500GB My Passport Essential Portable USB Hard Drive from Western Digital is a portable hard drive in a durable housing, great for use with laptop computers. The drive features an interface that allows it to be connected and powered by USB 2.0, a rotation speed of 5400rpm, a 2MB data buffer and bus transfer rates of up to 60MB/sec. The drive is an excellent storage solution for users who are on the move.
Passport drives are available in many eye-catching colors, allowing you to easily distinguish between your drives on sight
Includes WD SmartWare suite for Windows, which offers an automatic backup application with an intuitive visual interface that shows your data being backed up. Easily customize the backups to protect the files and directories that you select, and restore files from backups with ease
Drive Lock for Windows allows you to protect your data from unauthorized access, locking the drive using advanced 256-bit encryption with password protection
Bus-powered USB 2.0 interface
Compact recyclable packaging is itself manufactured from recycled materials, minimizing waste
Compatible with Windows and Mac systems
500GB holds 37.5 hours of DV video, 125,000 MP3 songs, or 106 DVD movies
NTFS formatted for use in Windows, must be reformatted as FAT32 or HFS+ for use on Mac OS X systems
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Spindle Speed (RPM)
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Data transfer rate: Up to 480 Mb/sec
Face Width: 4.3" (110 mm) ± 0.10 ; Shelf Depth: 3.2" (83 mm) ± 0.10 ; Face Height: 0.6" (15 mm) ± 0.10 ; Weight: 0.44 lb (0.20 kg) ; USB 1.1 also compatible
Ultra-portable hard drive, WD SmartWare software, USB cable, Quick Install Guide
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