WD 500GB My Passport Edge For Mac USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB My Passport Edge For Mac USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB My Passport Edge For Mac USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 500 GB Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • Up to 5Gbps Max Transfer Rate
  • Password Protection/Hardware Encryption
  • Time Machine Compatible
  • USB Powered
  • All Aluminum Construction
  • Formatted for Mac
  • Compatible with PC After Reformat
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WD Edge overview

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The 500 GB My Passport Edge for Mac USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive from Western Digital is an external portable hard drive that features a 500GB capacity, USB 3.0 connectivity and an all aluminum enclosure that mimics the design of Mac computers.

It also features compatibility with Apple's Time Machine backup software, password protection and hardware encryption. It is USB powered, so no external adapter or unsightly wires are needed. Although it is formatted for use with Mac computers right from the box, it can be reformatted to work with Windows PCs.

The fast 5.0 Gbps transfer speed of USB 3.0 is attractive, but the unit is also compatible with older 2.0 protocols, so you can use the drive immediately and move up to USB 3.0 when ready. The drive includes WD Drive Utilities which lets you set drive timers, run diagnostics and more.

Fast Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Edge lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0 transfer rates. Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
Compatible with Apple Time Machine
Works with your Mac right out of the box and is compatible with Apple Time Machine.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility
With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the speed of USB 3.0 when you're ready to step up to the next generation.
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
WD Security
WD Security allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport Edge For Mac USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • WD Security Software
  • WD Drive Utilities Software
  • 3 - Year Limited Warranty
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    WD Edge specs

    Capacity 500 GB
    Interface USB 3.0
    Drive Speed Not specified by manufacturer
    Buffer Not specified by manufacturer
    Average Seek Time Not specified by manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s (Max)
    USB 2.0: 480 Mb/s
    System Requirements HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion
    Requires reformatting for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8
    Mounting Portable, external
    Power Requirements USB Powered
    Environmental Requirements Operating temperature: 41 - 95°F / 5 - 35°C
    Non-op. temperature: -4 - 149°F / -20 - 65°C
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 0.40 x 4.41 x 3.37" / 11 x 112 x 83 mm
    Weight 0.36 lbs / 0.134 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.0 x 4.9 x 2.0"

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