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The 2TB MiniStation Plus Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive from Buffalo is a portable hard drive that provides you with 2TB of storage and a variety of advanced features. The drive features a USB 3.0/USB 2.0 interface for connecting to your computer. With USB 3.0, the drive can transfer data at speeds of up to 5 Gb/s. The drive is powered by the USB cable, so you don't have to worry about lugging around a power adapter.
Beyond capacity and transfer speed, the drive also features AES 256-bit encryption, password protection, a shock-absorbing chassis, as well as the Buffalo Tools software suite. While the drive is formatted for use with Windows computers, you can also use it with Macs and Apple's Time Machine software.
Compact and Lightweight
Slim lightweight chassis saves space for portability
Powered by the USB bus, the drive does not require an external power supply
Shock Absorbing Chassis
Shock protection helps protect the hard drive from accidental bumps and drops
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with TurboPC
Enhance the overall performance of your PC and increase file transfer rates up to 3X over USB 2.0 hard drives
Native USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatible
Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0
Connect and Go
Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows
Hardware Disk Encryption
Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access
Time Machine Compatibility
Works with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
Buffalo Tools Software Suite for Your Windows PC
Buffalo's Backup Utility
Protects your important files and documents by backing up to your Buffalo external hard drive. Buffalo Backup can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive, and it includes a comprehensive restore function
Conserves energy by regulating the power usage of your external hard drive at predetermined times. It can be configured to put a hard drive to sleep after a specified period of inactivity
Allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC. The RAM in a PC is considerably faster than its hard drive, and by using spare PC RAM to create a RAM disk, you can give your computer a small but fast environment to work on files. When you have finished working on files from the RAM disk, simply save them to your PC's hard drive or an external hard drive for long-term retention. RAMDISK can be configured to automatically save the contents of the RAM disk to a hard drive during a Windows shutdown
Provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive. SecureLock is used to set passwords and prompt users for access to encrypted data on DriveStation and MiniStation hardware based encryption models. On Buffalo hard drive models without hardware based encryption, SecureLock can be used to create a software encrypted environment for your data, protecting it from unauthorized access. SecureLock is your one-stop solution for data protection
TurboPC Utility for Windows Users
TurboPC includes two components to enhance file transfer performance with external hard drives. Utilizing the high speed RAM of your PC, TurboPC can increase file transfers by up to 2x over standard external hard drive connections, including USB 2.0 and USB 3.0. TurboPC also includes TurboCopy which provides additional system adjustments to increase performance
In the Box
Buffalo 2TB MiniStation Plus Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive