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WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red)

WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red)

WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red)

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WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red)

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Product Highlights

  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Data Transfer Rates up to 5 Gb/s
  • 128-bit AES Hardware Encryption
  • Bus Powered
  • Local and Cloud Backup
  • Windows 8 Compatible
  • WD Drive Utilities
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The red 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive from WD is a bus powered, durable, portable hard drive. This USB 3.0 compatible drive connects directly to your USB port allowing you to transfer data at speeds up to 5 Gb/s simplifying the once arduous task of transferring large files such as HD video, movies, pictures, photos, music and more. Backing up your data has also been simplified, as you have the option to backup data to both the drive and the cloud via Dropbox. Once configured, you can manage nearly every aspect of your drive by utilizing the included Drive Utilities by WD. You can also secure your drive by taking advantage of WD Security enabling you to password protect and encrypt your drive.

Local and Cloud Backup
WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you choose when and where you back up your files.
• Choose scheduled backup to back up your files on the schedule that fits your needs
• Choose automatic, continuous backup to back up files as they are added or changed and saved
• Use your Dropbox account to back up files to the cloud (Dropbox account is required for cloud backup)
Enhanced Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer speeds. Transfer data up to three times faster when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility
This single drive is compatible with the latest USB 3.0 devices as well as many USB 2.0 devices.
Windows 8 Compatibility
The WD Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos, and music.
Secure Your Files
WD Security 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 Software
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Durable Enclosure Protects the Drive Inside
This WD drive is designed for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability.
USB-Powered
No separate power supply is needed as this drive is powered directly from the USB port on your PC.
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red)
  • USB Cable
  • WD SmartWare Pro Software
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Capacity 500GB
    Interface USB 3.0
    Drive Speed Not specified by manufacturer
    Buffer Not specified by manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate USB 3.0 up to 5 Gb/s (max)
    USB 2.0 up to 480 Mb/s (max)
    System Requirements Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    (Requires reformatting for Mac OS X operating systems)
    General
    Mounting External
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
    Non-Operating Temperature: 4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.21 x 4.33 x 0.50" / 81.6 x 110 x 12.8 mm
    Weight 0.30 lb / 0.13 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 5.0 x 2.0"

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