WD 500GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive

WD 500GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - 7200RPM

WD 500GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - 7200RPM

WD 500GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive

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  • 1Description

The 500 GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive from Western Digital is a high-capacity external hard drive with an interface that allows it to be connected via USB 2.0 or FireWire-400, a 16 MB data buffer and a rotation speed of 7200 rpm.

The drive is housed in an elegant design that can be, at first glance, mistaken for that of a hardbound book. This makes the drive an excellent choice for anyone who would like to have a unique and classy drive to use for external data storage. The drive features built-in power-saving, has no environmental contaminants and ships in recyclable packaging, making it as friendly to the environment as it is to your data.

The included software suite by Google will help you organize your data, manage photographs and even search both the hard drive and the web. You can think of it as being the index to the book of your digital life. Backup software from Western Digital is also included, allowing you to backup your important data quickly and easily. This drive is an excellent choice for anyone who would like to add storage to their computer without sacrificing aesthetics.

500 GB Capacity
500 GB of capacity allows for storage of approximately 37.5 hours of uncompressed DV digital video, the equivalent of 106 4.7 GB DVD video discs or up to 125,000 MP3 files.
Dual Interface
The drive easily connects to any computer with a USB 2.0 or FireWire-400 interface, making it easy to add to any workstation.
The drive is hot-swappable and plug-and-play so there is no need to turn off your computer while connecting or disconnecting it.
Software Suite
The included Google software suite can help you easily search through both the data on your drive and on the web. This makes it much easier for you to find a specific file when you need it most. The included Western Digital backup software lets you protect all your important data, whether it be family photos, your digital music or documents for work or school.
In the Box
WD 500GB My Book Premium Edition FireWire-400/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - 7200RPM
  • USB Cable
  • FireWire Cable
  • AC Adapter with Power Cord
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity 500 GB
    Interface 1x USB 2.0
    2x 6-Pin FireWire-400
    Drive Speed 7200 rpm
    Buffer 16 MB
    Average Seek Time 8.9 ms
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Supported Not Required
    Included Not Required
    System Requirements
    Mac Operating System: Mac OS X 10.3
    Windows Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista
    Hardware USB 2.0 Port (for USB 2.0 data transfer)
    FireWire-400 Port (for FireWire-400 data transfer)
    Mounting Desktop
    Power Requirements AC: 110-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41-95°F (5-35°C)
    Storage Temperature: -4-149°F (-20-65°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.2 x 6.8 x 5.6" (5.7 x 17.2 x 14.3 cm)
    Weight 2.6 lb (1.2 kg)

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