WD 18TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 18TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 18TB 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 18TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD provides users with up to 18TB 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 18TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD provides users with up to 18TB 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 18TB, 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: 718037878782

WD Desktop External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity18 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
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9 x 8 x 3.5"
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