WD 500GB My Passport Studio Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB My Passport Studio Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB My Passport Studio Portable Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • FireWire-800
  • USB 2.0
  • 5400rpm
  • HFS+ Formatted for Macintosh
  • 1Description

The 500GB My Passport Studio Portable Hard Drive from Western Digital is a portable hard drive in a durable housing, great for use with laptop computers. The drive features an interface that allows it to be connected and powered by FireWire or USB 2.0, a rotation speed of 5400rpm, a 2MB data buffer, and bus transfer rates of up to 100MB/sec. It is preformatted with the HFS+ file system for use with Mac OS X. It is an excellent storage solution for users who are on the move.

500GB Capacity
500GB of capacity allows for storage of approximately 37.5 hours of uncompressed DV digital video, the equivalent of 106 4.7GB DVD video discs, or up to 125,000 MP3 files.
Formatted for Mac OS X
The drive comes preformatted with the Mac OS X HFS+ Journaled file system, making it an excellent choice for creative professionals who work on the Mac platform. The drive can also be reformatted for use in Windows.
Dual Interface
The drive features a dual FireWire-800 and USB 2.0 interface, making it easy to add to your computer system. It is also compatible with FireWire-400 systems.
The drive is hot-swappable and plug-and-play, allowing you to connect and remove it from a computer without the need to reboot.
Truly Portable
The drive is bus-powered which, combined with its tiny size, makes it truly portable, allowing it to operate without the need for a power outlet.
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport Studio Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • FireWire-800 Cable
  • FireWire-800 to FireWire-400 Cable
  • Drawstring Bag
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity 500GB
    Interface 1x USB 2.0 Port
    1x 9-Pin FireWire-800 Port
    Drive Speed 5400rpm
    Buffer 2MB
    Average Seek Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Supported Not Required
    Included Not Required
    System Requirements
    Mac Mac OS X 10.4.11+; 10.5.2+
    Windows Windows 2000, XP, Vista
    Hardware FireWire-800, FireWire-400 or USB 2.0 port
    Mounting Portable
    Power Requirements Bus-powered
    Environmental Requirements Operating
    Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)

    Temperature: -4-149°F (-20-65°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.2 x 0.7 x 5" (8.1 x 1.8 x 12.7cm)
    Weight 0.4 lb (0.2kg)
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