OWC 3TB miniStack USB 3.1 Gen 1 External Hard Drive

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OWC 3TB miniStack USB 3.1 Gen 1 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 3TB Storage Capacity
  • 1 x USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 Type-B Port
  • Up to 208 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
  • Stackable Design
Boost the storage of your compatible Mac or Windows PC with the 3TB miniStack USB 3.1 Gen 1 External Hard Drive from OWC. Equipped with a USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 Type-B port and capable of transfer speeds up to 208 MB/s, the miniStack drive boasts an anodized-aluminum design that's ideal for stacking with an Apple iMac mini. Compatible with both Mac and Windows systems, the drive comes with a built-in MagLev fan designed for quiet cooling.
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OWC miniStack External HDD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Stackable Storage
  • 3Quick and Quiet
  • 4Software Requirements

Boost the storage of your compatible Mac or Windows PC with the 3TB miniStack USB 3.1 Gen 1 External Hard Drive from OWC. Equipped with a USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 Type-B port and capable of transfer speeds up to 208 MB/s, the miniStack drive boasts an anodized-aluminum design that's ideal for stacking with an Apple iMac mini. Compatible with both Mac and Windows systems, the drive comes with a built-in MagLev fan designed for quiet cooling.

Stackable Storage

The OWC miniStack is a compact and stackable external hard drive designed to complement a Mac mini. With a footprint identical to the 2010 and later Mac mini, the two stack together for seamless desktop integration.

Quick and Quiet

The miniStack features a USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 interface along with an anodized-aluminum chassis and MagLev fan for quiet cooling and high-speed performance.

Software Requirements

Windows 7 or later
macOS 10.6.8 or later

OWC miniStack External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity3 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Type-B)
Internal Drive
TypeHard Disk Drive
External Enclosure
Power SourceIncluded AC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power12 VDC at 2.5 A
MaterialAluminum
Cooling SystemFan
CertificationsCE, FCC, WEEE, as per Manufacturer
Operating Temperature41 to 107°F / 5 to 41°C
Storage Temperature40 to 149°F / 4 to 65°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)7.7 x 7.7 x 1.4" / 195.6 x 195.6 x 35.6 mm
Weight1.9 lb / 0.86 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.5 x 9.6 x 3.4"
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