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WD My Passport Air 500GB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Bus Powered

SKU: WDMPA500 MFR: WDBBLW5000AAL-NESN
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About the WD My Passport Air 500GB

The WD My Passport Air Portable HDD features 500GB of storage space inside an anodized aluminum case providing increased durability while remaining aesthetically pleasing. Connect this drive directly to any USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port to begin transferring data such as movies, videos, photos, music and more quickly and efficiently at data rates up to 5Gb/s. Along with increased data transfer rates, you also benefit from WD's software suite including WD Security and WD Drive Utilities simplifying the process of managing and securing your data.

WD My Passport Air 500GB Includes

  • WD My Passport Air 500GB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • WD Security Software
  • WD Drive Utilities Software
  • Quick Install Guide
  • WD Warranty

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WD My Passport Air 500GB Features

  • Enhanced Transfer Rates: When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Air lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer rates. Greatly reduce transfer times when compared to traditional USB 2.0 data rates
  • USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatibility: With the single drive, you get compatibility with the USB 3.0 devices like the MacBook Air, as well as backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 devices
  • Aluminum Enclosure: With an anodized aluminum enclosure you benefit from increased durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability
  • WD Security: WD Security software allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access
  • WD Drive Utilities: Register your device, set the drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities
  • Compatible with Apple Time Machine: This WD Drive is formatted HFS+ journaled so it works with you Mac computer right out of the box. Plus it's compatible with Apple Time Machine for quick and easy backups
  • USB-Powered: Powered directly from the USB port on your Mac. No separate power supply is needed

WD My Passport Air 500GB Specifications

Interface USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 3.0) 5 Gb/s (Max)
Capacity 500GB
Mounting External
Operating Temperature 32deg. F to 95deg. F/-0deg. C to 35deg. C
Non-operating Temperature -4deg. F to 149deg. F/ -20deg. C to 65deg. C
Compatibility Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion
Reformatting required for Windows operating systems
Dimensions (HxDxW) 0.4x4.41x3.2" / 1.1x11.2x8.3 cm
Weight 0.4 lbs / 0.2 kg
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