WD My Passport Ultra 2TB Portable External Hard Drive, USB 3.0, With Automatic Cloud Backup, USB Powered - Red

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About WD My Passport Ultra 2TB

For limited time only, save 23.26% on the WD My Passport Ultra 2TB dropping from 129.00 to 99.00 and Shipping is free! . Bonus: No sales tax either, unless you live in New York or New Jersey.

The WD My Passport 2TB Ultra Portable External Hard Drive (Red) is a bus powered, durable, portable hard drive. This USB 3.0 compatible drive connects directly to your USB port allowing you to transfer data at speeds up to 5 GB/s simplifying the once arduous task of transferring large files such as HD video, movies, pictures, photos, music and more. Backing up your data has also been simplified, as you have the option to backup data to both the drive and the cloud via Dropbox.

Once configured, you can manage nearly every aspect of your drive by utilizing the included Drive Utilities. You can also secure your drive by taking advantage of WD Security enabling you to password protect and encrypt your drive.

Summary of Customer Reviews

(4)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast (3),Reliable (3)

WD My Passport Ultra 2TB Features

  • Local and Cloud Backup: WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you choose when and where you back up your files. Choose scheduled backup to back up your files on the schedule that fits your needs
  • Local and Cloud Backup: Choose automatic, continuous backup to back up files as they are added or changed and saved. Use your Dropbox account to back up files to the cloud (Dropbox account is required for cloud backup)
  • Enhanced Transfer Rates: When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer speeds. Transfer data up to three times faster when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility: This single drive is compatible with the latest USB 3.0 devices as well as many USB 2.0 devices
  • Windows 8 Compatibility: The WD Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music
  • Secure Your Files: WD Security 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 Software: Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities
  • Durable Enclosure Protects the Drive Inside: This WD drive is designed for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability
  • USB-Powered: No separate power supply is needed as this drive is powered directly from the USB port on your PC

WD My Passport Ultra 2TB Specifications

Capacity
2TB
Interface
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
Sustained Data Transfer Rate
USB 3.0 up to 5 Gb/s (max)
USB 2.0 up to 480 Mb/s (max)
Operating Temperature
41deg. F to 95deg. F
Non-operating Temperature
-4deg. F to 149deg. F
Compatibility
Formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
Mounting
External
Dimensions (H x D x W)
0.61 x 4.35 x 3.23" / 1.53 x 11.05 x 8.20cm
Weight
0.34lbs / 0.15kg

WD My Passport Ultra 2TB Reviews

Reviewed by 4 customers

 
5.0

Top Choice

By

from Milford, CT  -  Heavy Duty User

I'm a professional photographer, I work in multiple locations in the Tri-State area and for the last few years, while I do have a thunderbolt drive for immediate storage of active jobs, I, otherwise, have pretty much used these WD drives exclusively. Their light portability is a major factor but they are very reasonably priced and they have proven extremely reliable over several years. In fact, I no longer use desktop drives as they are too expensive, take up too much room and require extra power cords that I have no patience for. In addition, if I've ever had a problem with crashing drives, it has been the larger desktop types.

 
3.0

satisfactory

By

from al  -  Power user

knocked internet off because it was too close to computer. took days to figure that out and needs a longer cable.

 
5.0

Great storage for pics and music!

By

from Neosho MO  -  Photo Enthusiast

I use my WD My Passport 2TB External Hard Drive, USB 3 to store my photos and music. It is easy to install (just plug it in to the USB port) and easy to use.

 
4.0

Product great--shipping method bad

By

from Austin, TX  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I use this product as an external drive to keep current projects on for my website. Easy to use, just a USB3 plug. Good for travel also. However, this drive arrived (for the 2nd time) in a plastic envelope. I had to return the first one because it had been stomped on by someone. Asked for proper packaging the 2nd time--didn't happen--but was not stomped on this time so I kept it. Not very efficient method, if you ask me.

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Shopper  Does this work with a Mac?
DENNIS A  Yes it does. Once you set it up, there is a folder in there called "My Passport Apps for Mac."
rajendra y  Is this a brand new item or refurbished one? Regards, Rajendra
JON R  I bought 3 and they were all new
DAVID S  Can you download pictures directly to a My Passport external HD from my camera?
JANIS S  Not without a computer.
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