WD 4TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 4TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 4TB Storage Capacity
  • Micro-USB 3.0 Interface (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
  • AC Powered
  • USB 2.0 Compatible
Preformatted NTFS for systems running Windows 10, 8.1, or 7, the 4TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD provides users with up to 4TB of add-on storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and other files. It features a 5 Gb/s micro-USB 3.0 interface, which is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1, and is compatible with 480 Mb/s USB 2.0. It is powered using an 100-240 VAC power adapter, is formatted NTFS for Windows, and includes a USB cable.
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WD Desktop External HDD Overview

Preformatted NTFS for systems running Windows 10, 8.1, or 7, the 4TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD provides users with up to 4TB of add-on storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and other files. It features a 5 Gb/s micro-USB 3.0 interface, which is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1, and is compatible with 480 Mb/s USB 2.0. It is powered using an 100-240 VAC power adapter, is formatted NTFS for Windows, and includes a USB cable.

General Features

High Capacity in a Compact Design

The compact design offers a capacity of 4TB, making WD Elements desktop storage the ideal solution for easy, add-on storage of all your important photos, music, videos, and files.

Improve Performance

When your internal hard drive is almost full, your system slows down. Don't delete files. Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements desktop storage and get your computer moving again.

Plug-and-Play Simplicity

The WD Elements drive works right out of the box with Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. Just plug it into a USB port to instantly add storage to your system.

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility

With this single drive, you get compatibility with USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices.

WD Quality Inside and Out

WD knows your data is important to you, so they built the drive inside to their demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and reliability. Then, they protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for style and protection.
UPC: 718037832340

WD Desktop External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity4 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Pre-FormatNTFS
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Form Factor3.5"
Cache MemoryNone
External Enclosure
Power SourceIncluded AC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power12 VDC
MaterialPlastic
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.3 x 1.9 x 6.5" / 13.5 x 4.8 x 16.5 cm
Weight2.01 lb / 0.91 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.05 x 8.05 x 3.6"
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B&H does not carry the replacement power supply for the drive. You can purchase this directly from WD though.
Answered by: Geoffrey N.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Will this work on macbook pro and catalina?

Will this work on macbook pro and catalina?
Asked by: Deanna
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How do you safely turn it off?
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It is very simple, on a Windows machine you will see an icon on your bottom right Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media Click on it and select Eject WD Elements you will receive a message saying the USB device was safely ejected. From this point you may simply unplug the drive and turn it off.
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Date published: 2018-08-25

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Can I connect this 4tb hard drive to USB port from Panasonic Blu ray Player and play video on Tv Screen ?
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This drive's specifications seem to be the same as this one's: WD 4TB My Book USB 3.0 External Hard DriveHowever, the former is about USD 45 more expensive than the latter. Do you know why?
Asked by: Marcelo S.
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will this HD work with a USB 2 out put from the computer?
Asked by: A. Howard
Yes, the provided cable works with both USB 2 and 3.
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Does this hard drive work great with a slim PS4? Thank you so much
Asked by: Renaldy R.
The WD 4TB Elements External Desktop Hard Disk Drive B&H # WEWDBWLG0040 would work great with a Playstation 4 slim. To use it with a PS4 slim, simply plug it in, format it as extended storage and you are ready to go.
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Date published: 2018-08-25

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What are the RPMs (Spin Speed)?
Asked by: Scott W.
The WD 4TB Elements External Desktop Hard Disk Drive B&H # WEWDBWLG0040 has a rotational speed of 5400RPM.
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Date published: 2019-07-17
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