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Buffalo HD-PA500TU3 500GB MiniStation Thunderbolt/ USB 3.0 Portable Drive with Cables

SKU: BUHDPA500TU3 MFR: HD-PA500TU3
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About the Buffalo Technology HD-PA500TU

The Buffalo HD-PA500TU3 500 GB MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, it is perfect for those who manage large files such as creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2x faster than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.

Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. It includes a USB 3.0 port for convenience and universal connectivity. Instantly add capacity to your Mac or PC computer and use with Time Machine to back up and protect your important data.

Its bus-powered interface requires no additional cables so transporting your data is hassle-free. MiniStation Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and securely store files to take on the road.

Buffalo Technology HD-PA500TU Includes

  • Buffalo HD-PA500TU3 500GB MiniStation Thunderbolt
  • 19.7" Thunderbolt Cable
  • 19.7" USB 3.0 Cable
  • Buffalo 3 Years Warranty

Buffalo Technology HD-PA500TU Features

  • Unparalleled Speed: MiniStation Thunderbolt features the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data
  • USB Compatibility: Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt technology is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road
  • Time Machine Backup: MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for use with Mac and is compatible with Time Machine for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files with plug and play connectivity
  • Compact and Convenient: Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. Designed for mobility, it offers bus-powered portable storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle

Buffalo Technology HD-PA500TU Specifications

Capacity 500GB
Interface USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Thunderbolt
Sustained Data Transfer Rate Max. 5 Gbps / USB 3.0
Max. 480 Mbps / USB 2.0
Max. 10 Gbps / Thunderbolt
System Requirements Thunderbolt: Mac OS X 10.6 or later (models with Intel Processor)
USB 2.0: Mac OS X 10.5 or later (models with Intel Processor) / Windows XP (32-bit) / Windows Vista (64-bit or 32-bit) / Windows 7 (64-bit or 32-bit)
USB 3.0: Windows XP (32-bit) / Windows Vista (64-bit or 32-bit) / Windows 7 (64-bit or 32-bit)
Mounting Desktop
Power Requirements DC 5V (Bus powered)
Environmental Requirements Operating: 41 - 95deg.F / 5 - 35deg.C
20 - 80% (no condensation)
Power Consumption Max 10 W (Thunderbolt Mode)
Max 4.5 W (USB 3.0 Mode)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.17" x 5.12" x 0.91" / 80.52 x 130.05 x 23.11 mm
Weight 9.28 oz / 263.08 g
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