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Buffalo 256GB MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD

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HD-PA256TU3S-EU

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Description

Ultra-fast speed: Thunderbolt (10GBps) Interface. Two times faster Interface speed than USB 3.0.

Buffalo Technology's MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD offers amazing speed with an extremely fast Thunderbolt™ connection and Solid State Drive - all in a lightweight and compact aluminum body.

MiniStation Thunderbolt™ connection "Read" performance can reach above 370MB/s and "Write" performance above 250MB/s. The Thunderbolt™ (10 GBps) interface is twice as fast as USB 3.0.

Apple friendly

The MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD can be formatted to support both PC and Mac® making it a great portable storage solution for any device. Native Compatibility with Mac OS X Time Machine also makes it an ideal solution for backup with Mac computers.

Bus powered

Bus-powered, the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD requires no additional power supply and is easy to carry. Just plug the portable SSD body with the included Thunderbolt Cable* onto your Mac. Housed in a sleek aluminum body with a transparent frosted top, the design feels luxurious. MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD features an indirect disk access LED indicator on the underside that tastefully illuminates its supporting surface.

With the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable SSD on the move, you can transfer digital content faster, simplify connections between devices, maintain compatibility with nearly any device and enjoy new ways to use portable storage. *No AC adapter is required

  • Ultimate speed: Thunderbolt (10GBps) Interface. Two times faster Interface speed than USB 3.0.
  • Dual-interface: Two extremely fast interface: Thunderbolt and USB 3.0.
  • Design: Sophisticated design.
  • Bus powered: No additional power input required.
  • Apple friendly: Ready for use for Mac immediately and Works for Mac TimeMachine (HFS+ formatted).

Specification

  • Dimensions (W x D x H)80.5 x 130 x 23 mm
  • Weight 260g
  • OS SupportThunderbolt - Mac OS X 10.6 or later, USB - Mac OS X 10.5 or later, Windows 7 (64-bit/32-bit) / Vista (64-bit/32-bit) / XP(32-bit)

Thunderbolt Interface

  • Standard ComplianceThunderbolt
  • Connector TypeThunderbolt (Mini DisplayPort)
  • Number of Ports1
  • Data Transfer Rates10Gb/s

USB Interface

  • Standard ComplianceUSB 3.0
  • Connector TypeMicro-B
  • Number of Ports1
  • Data Transfer Rates5Gb/s

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
BUFFALO MiniStation Thunderbolt solid state drive - 256 GB - USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
Type
Solid state drive - external ( portable )
Capacity
256 GB
Interface
USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
Data Transfer Rate
10 Gbps (Thunderbolt) / 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Features
Bus Powered by USB, Apple Time Machine compatible, HFS+ formatted, aluminium enclosure
Power Source
USB bus, Thunderbolt bus
Dimensions (WxDxH)
8.05 cm x 2.3 cm x 13 cm
Weight
260 g
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years warranty


Detail

General

Device Type
Solid state drive - external ( portable )
Capacity
256 GB
Interface
USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
Internal Drive Interface
Serial ATA
Features
Bus Powered by USB, Apple Time Machine compatible, HFS+ formatted, aluminium enclosure
Width
8.05 cm
Depth
2.3 cm
Height
13 cm
Weight
260 g

Performance

Interface Transfer Rate
10 Gbps (Thunderbolt) / 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x USB 3.0 - 10 pin Micro-USB Type B , 1 x Thunderbolt - Mini DisplayPort

Power

Power Source
USB bus, Thunderbolt bus

Software & System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bits), Apple MacOS X 10.5 - 10.8

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x SuperSpeed USB cable - external , 1 x Thunderbolt cable - external

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
2 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
5 °C
Max Operating Temperature
35 °C
Humidity Range Operating
20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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