Buffalo 1TB MiniStation Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Portable Drive with Cables

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Buffalo 1TB MiniStation Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Portable Drive with Cables
Key Features
  • 1TB Capacity, SATA II
  • USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt Interface
  • Time Machine Compatible
  • Daisy Chain up to 6 Thunderbolt Devices
The 1TB MiniStation Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Portable Drive with Cables by Buffalo Technology gives you the three S's that all data managers and curators need - storage, style, and speed. This 1TB drive now features both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt connectors for faster transfers compared to older USB 2.0 connections.
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Buffalo MiniStation External HDD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2USB Compatibility
  • 3Time Machine Backup
  • 4Compact and Convenient
  • 5All Cables Included

The 1TB MiniStation Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Portable Drive with Cables by Buffalo Technology gives you the three S's that all data managers and curators need - storage, style, and speed. This 1TB drive now features both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt connectors for faster transfers compared to older USB 2.0 connections.

Housed in an aluminum body, this portable speed demon can easily be placed in a bag or carrying case and moved from workspace to workspace. There's no additional power supply to carry because the unit is bus-powered - it runs from power supplied to the connector from the host computer.

Although the MiniStation drives are formatted out of the box as HSF+ for Mac users, a simple reformat makes the drives PC accessible in either FAT32 or NTFS partitions. It's also Time Machine compatible, so you can get a complete Mac data backup immediately. You can also daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices together, so using the MiniStation as one of the drop points in a server chain is possible (please note that because there is only one Thunderbolt port on this unit, it must be placed at the end of the chain).

You can even forget about the added expense and time of tracking down cables - this unit comes with both a USB 3.0 cable and a Thunderbolt cable, which separately can cost over $60. You can start transferring, storing, and securing data as soon as you open the box.

USB Compatibility

Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt technology is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. Plug and play usability means there are no drivers to install and MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for use with PCs.

Time Machine Backup

MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for use with Mac and is compatible with Time Machine for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files with plug and play connectivity.

Compact and Convenient

Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. Designed for mobility, it offers bus-powered portable storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with Mac and PC so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on, even while away from home.

All Cables Included

MiniStation Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, supplied with all necessary cables and components. Simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and instantly add capacity or securely store files to take on the road.

Buffalo MiniStation External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity1 TB
Connection Interface1 x Thunderbolt (Mini DisplayPort)
1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Pre-FormatHFS+
Internal Drive
TypeHard Disk Drive
External Enclosure
Power SourceUSB Bus Power
Active Power Consumption10 W
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)3.1 x 5.1 x 0.9" / 7.9 x 13.0 x 2.3 cm
Weight0.6 lb / 0.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.925 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.9 x 6 x 2.1"
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What Thunderbolt connector is on the attached ...

What Thunderbolt connector is on the attached cable, Thunderbolt 1/2 or Thunderbolt 3?
Asked by: B
The connectors on both ends of the supplied Thunderbolt cable are version 1/2 supports.
Answered by: ilich
Date published: 2020-07-08

Will this work with a macbook pro on catalina ...

Will this work with a macbook pro on catalina using time machine and also does the connector go into macbook pro?
Asked by: Deanna
Yes, it can but it will need to be reformatted on the Mac as HFS+. And if your Macbook Pro only has USB-C ports, you will need an USB-C male to USB-A female adapter such as https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1128928-REG/apple_mj1m2am_a_usb_c_to_usb_adapter.html
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-07-06

Will it work plug and play on a Mac 2010?

Will it work plug and play on a Mac 2010?
Asked by: Deanna
NFTS drives will appear as read only on Macs. This would need to be reformatted to work.
Answered by: Bennie
Date published: 2020-07-06

What's quality in this hard disk than other hard ...

What's quality in this hard disk than other hard disk?
Asked by: Pradeep
This unit has a 5400 RPM 2TB drive inside which conforms to industry specifications.
Answered by: Michael
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why can't I format drive?
Asked by: james m.
If you are using a Mac it may be formatted as a core storage volume. Google for information on how to remove a core storage volume using Terminal
Answered by: Peter M.
Date published: 2020-07-06

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The title says USB 3.1, but specs say 3.0. Can you clarify? Thanks!!
Asked by: Crista S.
this product is USB 3.0
Answered by: Michael B. Buffalo Expert
Date published: 2020-07-06

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Drive running slowCan anyone help? Running a speed test on both thunderbolt and USB 3 I'm getting read/write speeds of around 60 mb/s running a speed test. Is there something wrong with this drive or must I simply get something else for video as this is only good for PAL/NTSC according to the test. I'm on a Mac Book Pro 2.2 Ghz i7 which has a solid state internal. Both the MBP and drive are just over a year old.Thanks for any advice
Asked by: Isa-Lee J.
So far I have no problem. Been using it as my external video/audio source for my Mac Pro.
Answered by: Arthur V.
Date published: 2020-07-06

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can it be accessed by windows and os?
Asked by: Anonymous
The drive comes formatted for use by Mac OS. It will work with Windows if you re-format it
Answered by: Lou P.
Date published: 2020-07-06
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