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WD 500 GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive

B&H # WEMPA500 Mfr # WDBBLW5000AAL-NESN
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Product Highlights
  • Capacity 500 GB
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X
  • Reformat for Windows OS
  • Apple Time Machine Compatible
  • Anodized Aluminum Enclosure
  • WD Security Software
  • WD Drive Utilities Software

The 500 GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive from WD features 500 GB 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.

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.
Capacity 500 GB
Interface USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rates USB 3.0: Up to 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mb/s
System Compatibility HFS + J Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion
Requires reformatting for Windows operating systems
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Non-Operating Temperature -4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
Dimensions (WxLxD) 3.27 x 4.41 x 0.43" / 83 x 112 x 11 mm
Weight 0.35 lb / 0.13 kg
WD 500 GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive
  • USB Cable
  • WD Security Software
  • WD Drive Utilities Software
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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    WD500 GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive
     
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    5.0

    Awesome.

    By Mark

    from Brooklyn, NY

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Fast Connectivity
    • Quiet
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Laptops

      Comments about WD 500 GB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive:

      Fantastic drive for the price. And B&H is one of the things I'll miss when I leave NYC.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac

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