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Buffalo 500GB MiniStation Plus USB 3 Portable Hard Drive, 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption, Black

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The Buffalo 500GB MiniStation Plus (Black) offers high performance USB 3.0 portable storage in a compact and lightweight shock proof chassis. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, it works with nearly any PC or Mac, providing interface speeds up to 5 Gbps.

MiniStation Plus occupies minimal space and it's USB powered so there are no additional cables to manage and no need for a separate power source; simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. With available 256-bit AES hardware encryption, you can easily protect your data from unwanted access by simply assigning a password. Store, back up and transport your content with SuperSpeed plug and play connectivity.

Key Features

  • Compact and Lightweight: Super slim, lightweight chassis saves space for ultimate portability with a stylish, sophisticated design
  • USB Powered: Perfect companion for your laptop or netbook - no external power supply needed
  • Shock Absorbing Chassis: Shock protection elements help protect the hard drive from accidental bumps and drops
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with TurboPC: Enhance the overall performance of your PC and increase le transfer rates up to 3X over USB 2.0 hard drives
  • Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0: Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0
  • Connect & Go: Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows and Mac
  • Buffalo Tools: A feature-rich software suite of tools designed to boost PC performance and enhance your digital life
  • Hardware Disk Encryption: Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access
  • Back Up Your Files: Buffalo's Backup Utility automatically backs up your Windows PC, protecting your data
  • eco Manager: Eco minded power management tool regulates power usage, conserving energy and battery consumption
  • Time Machine Compatibility: Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer

Technical Specs

Number of Drives 1
Hard Drive Capacity 500GB
Drive Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Standard Compliance USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector Type Micro-B type
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rates Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Power Supply DC 5 V (USB powered)
Power Consumption Max. 3.1 W
OS Support Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP, Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.23" x 4.65" x 0.63"/ 8.20 x 11.81 x 1.60 cm
Weight 0.4(oz.) /11.33g
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