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WD 500GB My Passport USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive for Mac

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Product Highlights

  • Storage Capacity of 500GB
  • Max Data Transfer Rate of 480Mbps
  • Connects and is Powered via USB 2.0
  • Password Protection and Encryption
  • Formatted for Mac
  • Can Be Reformatted for Windows
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The 500GB My Passport USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive for Mac from Western Digital is a superb way to hold extra content from your MacBook or MacBook Air. This external hard drive can store up to 500GB of data and utilizes the USB 2.0 interface for connecting to your computer. In addition, the hard drive is powered by this interface, making it an extremely portable companion when you travel with your Mac computer. You can password protect the drive and rely upon its hardware encryption for added data security. Plus, if you're worried about losing all of your Mac's data, the drive is compatible with Apple's Time Machine software, so that you can backup your Mac easily. While the drive is HFS+ journaled for Macs, it can be reformatted to work with Windows computers as well.*

Note: *Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

Slim, Compact Design
The hard drive offers plenty of storage making it an ideal companion for the graphic professional, student, or road warrior
USB 2.0 Interface
Conveniently powered through the USB 2.0 interface, the drive can quickly connect to your MacBook or MacBook Air. You can access your files without needing to carry around a power adapter
WD Security
WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorized use or access
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using the WD Drive Utilities
Formatted for Mac
The drive is HFS+ Journaled so it works right out of the box with your MacBook or MacBook Air. However, it can also be reformatted for Windows
Compatible with Apple Time Machine
Back up your files with Apple Time Machine
Capacity 500GB
Interface USB 2.0 (Backwards compatible with USB 1.1)
Drive Speed Not specified by the manufacturer
Buffer Not specified by the manufacturer
Average Seek Time Not specified by the manufacturer
Data Rate Up to 480Mbps
System Requirements Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion
Can be reformatted for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Mounting Desktop
Power Requirements Bus-powered
Compliance RoHS
Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
Non-operating Temperature: 68 to 149°F / 20 to 65°C
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4.35 x 3.23 x 0.6" / 11.06 x 8.21 x 1.5cm
Weight 0.30 lb / 0.14kg
WD 500GB My Passport USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive for Mac
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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