The MiniStation Plus 2TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive (Black) from Buffalo includes both USB 3.0 as well as USB 2.0 connectivity options making it compatible with a variety of PCs. With USB 3.0 you can take advantage of data speeds up to 5Gbps, while the USB 2.0 option provides data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps. The integrated SATA 3Gbps interface ensures you get fast data transfer rates within the drive.
The integrated shock protection surrounds the drive, ensuring increased protection from drops and bumps. You also benefit from 256-bit AES full disk encryption, preventing unauthorized access to your data stored within the drive. Configuration is simple, upon initial setup of the drive enter a password and your data is protected.
The MiniStation Hard Drive also comes equipped with the Buffalo Tools software suite. In this suite you can take advantage of Buffalo's backup utility for Windows, eco Manager, RAMDISK, and SecureLock. Each of these pieces of software is Windows compatible and aides in enhancing your current system configuration.
- USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatibility
- MiniStation Plus features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take with you. The preformatted hard drive requires no driver or software installation and is ready for immediate use.
- Shock Protection
- Shock protection elements surround the hard drive, protecting your data from damage due to minor bumps and drops.
- Compact and Convenient
- Designed for mobility, MiniStation Plus occupies minimal space and offers USB 3.0 bus-powered mobile storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with PC and Mac, so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on.
- Hardware Encryption
- Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access. Simply assign a password to the hard drive at setup and your data is shielded from wandering eyes.
- Buffalo Tools
Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.
•Buffalo's Backup Utility for Windows PCs can be used to backup one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
•eco Manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption.
•RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC.
•SecureLock for Windows provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
- TurboPC Enhancement
- Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 2x over competing USB 2.0 portable hard drives by making necessary system adjustments to substantially increase performance.