Toshiba Canvio Slim II 500GB Portable External Hard Drive for PCs (Black)

Toshiba Canvio Slim II 500GB Portable External Hard Drive for PCs (Black)

Toshiba Canvio Slim II 500GB Portable External Hard Drive for PCs (Black)

B&H # TOCS2500B MFR # HDTD205XK3D1
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Product Highlights

  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Transfer Rate up to 5 Gb/s
  • 5400 rpm Rotational Speed
  • 12 ms Average Seek Time
  • 8MB Cache Buffer
  • Mac/Windows Compatible
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B&H $1000 Giveaway

Share your most-wanted item with friends & family for chances to win a $1000 B&H Gift Card. It's that easy!

1 new winner announced every week!
Limit 1 entry per day; Come back every day to increase your chance of winning!

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

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Congrats to our winners so far — Mark P., Lauren K. & Daniel M.

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway (the "Giveaway" or "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about November 7, 2016 until on or about December 19, 2016 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share your most wanted item on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links found on the B&H Website (; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third-party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total three (3) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $1000.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize to the e-mail address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the e-mail account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An e-mail account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

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  • 1Description

The Black Canvio Slim II 500GB Portable External Hard Drive for PCs from Toshiba is a perfect companion for the Ultrabook. It offers high capacity storage in a slim and sleek brushed aluminum design. You can store and backup your data quickly and easily. Whether you use a Mac or Windows computer, you can store all of your data, from movies to videos, pictures, music, documents, and more, in one centralized location. Along with the ability to manually store your data, you can schedule backups and even run cloud-enabled backups.

The portable hard drive comes equipped with a USB 3.0 port capable of transferring data at rates up to 5Gb/s. Along with enhanced data transfer capabilities, you can rest assured your data is secure with the integrated password encryption features. You can also remotely access the data stored within the portable external hard drive from nearly any web-enabled device.

Store and Backup
The portable external hard drive lets you store all your files in a centralized location, giving you easy access to the files whenever you need them.

The NTI Backup Now EZ* software (preloaded on the drive) scans your Windows operating system and offers customizable backup options for your computer. Choose between backing up your files and folders to the cloud**, backing up your files and folders to the portable hard drive, backing up everything saved on your computer, or choose all three for a comprehensive coverage. Click the restore button and you can recover a file, folder, or your entire system. You can even schedule the backup to run automatically at any time and day, ensuring your files are protected.

Secure your backup files with password-protected data encryption (up to 256-bit) to help keep the backup safe and prevent unauthorized access. 1
Access, Share, and Mobility
Stay connected with your friends and family with the Pogoplug PC* (preloaded on the drive). You can leave the external hard drive connected to your PC and still have complete access to all your files, photos, music, and movies through the remote access feature on any computer, smart phone, or tablet* via the Internet*. You can even back up content from your mobile devices to the external hard drive or to the cloud*. Share files and folders instantly from your PC and external hard drive with Pogoplug. As an additional benefit, the hard drive includes 10GB of free cloud storage* for storing copies of important files. 2
Sleek and Ultra Portable Design
The external hard drive is sleek and ultra portable, yet able to store even the digital libraries with 500GB storage capacity.
The portable external drive has a password lock feature (preloaded on the drive) that prevents unauthorized access to your drive.
PC and Mac Compatible
The drive is preformatted with NTFS for Windows 8, 7, and Windows XP. In addition, the drive comes with a NTFS driver (preloaded on the drive) for Mac, allowing you to store and access files from the PC and Mac without reformatting*. 3
In the Box
Toshiba Canvio Slim II 500GB Portable External Hard Drive for PCs (Black)
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity 500 GB
    Interface USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
    Transfer Rate USB 3.0: Up to 5 Gb/s
    USB 2.0: Up to 480 Mb/s*

    *: Transfer rate may vary depending on systems configuration and capabilities.

    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    Average Seek Time 12 ms
    Cache Buffer 8 MB
    System Requirements Formatted NTFS for Windows 8, 7, XP
    Mac OS x (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion) with NTFS driver (preloaded on the drive) for Mac*
    Available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port

    *: Reformatting to HFS+ required for use with Time Machine software.

    Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.2 x 2.9 x 0.3" (10.6 x 7.3 x 0.7 cm)
    Weight Maximum: 4.4 oz (124.7 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 3.7 x 1.2"

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