Seagate 500GB Expansion Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

BH #SESTEA500400 • MFR #STEA500400
Seagate
Seagate 500GB Expansion Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • Bus Powered
  • Plug-and-Play Compatible
Compact and easy to use, the plug-and-play compatible 500GB Expansion Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Seagate installs in seconds, simplifying the process of adding 500GB of storage for your PC. It comes preformatted exFAT for Windows and Mac systems and connects via an included USB 18" cable. To transfer large files quickly and efficiently, it utilizes USB 3.0 technology that provides speeds of up to 5 Gb/s. Moreover, the bus-powered Expansion drive doesn't require an external power source making it suitable for on-the-go use.
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Seagate Expansion Portable External HDD Overview

Compact and easy to use, the plug-and-play compatible 500GB Expansion Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Seagate installs in seconds, simplifying the process of adding 500GB of storage for your PC. It comes preformatted exFAT for Windows and Mac systems and connects via an included USB 18" cable. To transfer large files quickly and efficiently, it utilizes USB 3.0 technology that provides speeds of up to 5 Gb/s. Moreover, the bus-powered Expansion drive doesn't require an external power source making it suitable for on-the-go use.

Please note that reformatting may be required for use with Apple's Time Machine.

General Features

Easy-to-Use Portable Storage Solution

The Expansion portable hard drive installs easily by plugging in a single USB cord. You can start saving your digital files to this external hard drive within seconds of removing it from the box.

Instantly Adds Storage Capacity

Digital photos, video and music files can tax your computer's storage, causing performance to decline as its internal hard drive fills to capacity. Add an additional 500GB of storage to free up your computers hard drive and restore performance.

Installs Quickly

This Seagate Expansion drives plugs directly into the USB port on your computer without the need for an external power supply. Once plugged in the drive is automatically recognized by the Windows operating system with no software to install or configure.

Rescue Data Recovery Services

When the unexpected happens, like water damage or natural disasters, Rescue Services help you defend against data loss and retrieval costs so you can rest easier.
UPC: 763649064863

Seagate Expansion Portable External HDD Specs

Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Read SpeedNot Specified by Manufacturer
Write SpeedNot Specified by Manufacturer
Pre-FormatexFAT
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Form Factor2.5"
External Enclosure
Power SourceUSB Bus Power
Dimensions (L x W x H)4.5 x 3.1 x 0.6" / 114.3 x 80.0 x 14.7 mm
Weight0.37 lb / 0.17 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.46 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.8 x 4.1 x 1.25"
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