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WD 1TB My Book for Mac External Hard Drive

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Product Highlights
  • USB 2.0
  • Capacity Gauge
  • Drive Lock Encryption
  • WD SmartWare
  • Time Machine Compatibility
  • HFS+ Formatted for Macintosh

The 1TB My Book for Mac External Hard Drive from Western Digital is a desktop hard drive with a standard USB 2.0 interface and an illuminated capacity gauge that gives you a visual indication of how much space is available on the disk.

Designed for use with Mac OS X systems, the drive is preformatted with the HFS+ file system. It is compatible with Time Machine, allowing you to use it as an external backup drive. It includes the WD SmartWare software suite, and uses a WD GreenPower drive for reduced energy consumption.

Smaller, Sleeker, More Streamlined Design
Western Digital has made these award-winning drives even smaller, sleeker and more elegant. As always, this book-like shape takes up minimal space on your desk and allows two or more My Book drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf
Designed for Mac
Formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple Time Machine, this drive is plug-and-play ready for Mac computer users
WD SmartWare
Includes WD SmartWare suite, which offers an automatic backup application with an intuitive visual interface that shows your data being backed up. Easily customize the backups to protect the files and directories that you select, and restore files from backups with ease
Drive Lock
Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption
Illuminated Capacity Gauge
See at a glance how much space is available on your drive
USB 2.0 Interface
A simple connection that offers convenience and compatibility among multiple computers
Power Miser
My Book external drives are designed to save energy. WD GreenPower Technology lowers internal drive power consumption by up to 30%, a sleep mode reduces power during idle times, and a power-saving feature turns the drive on and off with your computer
Planet Friendly
Western Digital designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste. You are encouraged to recycle it
Languages Supported
Supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian
Capacity 1TB
Interface 1x USB 2.0 (mini-B)
Drive Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer
Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Average Seek Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
Data Transfer Rate Up to 480 Mbps 1
Please Note:

A USB 2.0 host and USB 2.0 certified cable are required to obtain Hi-Speed USB performance

System Requirements Mac OS X Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard
USB 2.0 port
Mounting Desktop
Power Requirements AC: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz
Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41° to 95°F / 5° to 35°C
Storage Temperature: -4° to 149°F / -20° to 65°C
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.9 x 6.5 x 5.3" / 4.8 x 16.5 x 13.5 cm
Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2kg
WD 1TB My Book for Mac External Hard Drive
  • WD SmartWare Software (Pre-loaded)
  • USB Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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