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Iomega 500GB Helium USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive

B&H # IOHDHP500M Mfr # 35421
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Product Highlights
  • 500GB
  • USB 2.0
  • 256-bit Hardware Encryption
  • Iomega Protection Suite Download
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Mac & PC Compatible

The 500GB Helium USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive from Iomega is a durable 2.5" SATA hard drive with an aluminum enclosure and USB 2.0 support. The Helium is perfect for Mac desktop and notebook computers because of its HFS+ format. It is also compatible with PC computers after reformatting. The Helium is also compact and lightweight for portable storage while its 256-bit hardware encryption makes for secure data transfers. Plus, the Helium requires no external power supply and includes Iomega Protection Suite software via download.

Ultra Portable
The Helium's lightweight and compact casing makes it easy to carry while still providing 500GB of data storage. It also features a USB 2.0 port for quick transfer rates
Secure Storage
The Helium features 256-bit hardware encryption to keep data safe and secure. Iomega Protection Suite is also available via download for added protection
Durable Yet Stylish
The aluminum enclosure keeps the data safe while the silver finish matches the stylish design of Mac computers
Mac & PC Compatible
The Helium works right out of the box with Mac computers. It is also compatible with PC computers, but must be reformatted before it can be used
Performance
Capacity 500GB
Interface USB 2.0
Drive Speed 480Mbps (USB 2.0)
Buffer 8MB
System Requirements Mac: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
PC: Windows XP / Vista / 7
Drive must be reformatted for use with PC
Built-in USB port
256MB RAM
General
Form Factor 2.5" SATA
Mounting External
Power Requirements Bus-powered
Dimensions 3.0 x 0.6 x 4.8" / 7.6 x 1.5 x 12.2cm
Weight 8.2 oz / 231.3 g
Iomega 500GB Helium USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Iomega Protection Suite Software (via download)
    • Trend Smart Surfing for Mac (1 Year Subscription)
    • Iomega QuikProtect
    • MozyHome Online Backup (2GB Free)
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty with Product Registration
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    IOGEAR -  4-Port USB 2.0 Hub
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