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Buffalo 500GB MiniStation Extreme USB 3.0 2.5" Portable Hard Drive

Mfr#:

HD-PZ500U3B-EU

Quicklinx: 7VPFWS00
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Description

Shockproof portable storage for travel use
Buffalo's MiniStation™ Extreme offers 3.0 SuperSpeed and super shock protection

Buffalo's MiniStation Extreme offers high performance USB 3.0 portable storage in a compact and sophisticated design. The internal hard drive is encased in a highly shock-resistant body with rubberized elements to protect it from accidental bumps. The ingenious arrangement of shock protection features meets the U.S. Military Standard MIL-STD-810F 516.5 Procedure IV and has passed free-fall drop tests with drops up to 2.3 meters.

Share your large music files and digital photos at amazing speeds with the Buffalo MiniStation™ Extreme (HD-PZU3). With transfer rates of up to 5Gbps - 10 times faster than standard USB 2.0, the USB 3.0 MiniStation™ Extreme vastly reduces the time needed for data transmission, making it ideal for transferring and sharing videos, large digital photo collections, music files, and other data-intensive digital content.

Compact, shock-resistant design
The high-performance USB 3.0 portable storage comes in a compact, shock-resistant, and sophisticated design - and three colours: red, black and silver.
The internal hard drive is encased in a highly shock-resistant body with rubberised elements to protect it from damage and accidental bumps. The MiniStation™ Extreme's shock protection features meet the US Military Standard MIL-STD-810F 516.5 Procedure IV.
It has passed free-fall drop tests with drops up to 2.3 metres.

Turbo speed boost
The combination of a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and TurboPC EX utility makes file transfers blazingly fast.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0
The USB 3.0 interface moves data at rates of up to 5 gigabytes per second, ideal for transferring video and data-intensive digital content.

Easy logon with Secure Lock Manager Easy
The Secure Lock Manager™ feature for Windows® simplifies access for you while keeping others out on Windows PCs. Simplifies switching in and out of encryption mode, makes password changes a snap, enables Auto Login, and provides login failure management.

Easy cable management
Pack-and-go-portability: the USB cable is integrated with the case so no more hassle searching for the cable anymore!

Hardware disk encryption
256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) - an automatic hardware encryption that protects your data from unauthorised access.

Powered by Buffalo Tools
Contains suite of Buffalo tools for Windows PCs: Backup Utility for automatic data backups, Turbo PC EX for enhanced file speeds, and RAMDISK utility for creating a "virtual hard disk".

Eco Manager
Regulates power usage, conserves energy (cuts power to the hard drive when it is inactive), and makes your battery work longer without recharging.

USB 2.0 compatible
Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0. No adjustments needed; plug the device into any USB 2.0 port and let it run.

Backup for Mac computers
Supports Time Machine™ for continuous backup of Mac computers.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
BUFFALO MiniStation Extreme - hard drive - 500 GB - USB 3.0
Type
Hard drive - external ( portable )
Capacity
500 GB
Interface
USB 3.0
Data Transfer Rate
5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Features
Shock resistant, Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), wrap-around USB cable , 256-bit AES
Power Source
USB bus
Enclosure Colour
Indigo black
Dimensions (WxDxH)
8.9 cm x 12.8 cm x 1.8 cm
Weight
230 g
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years warranty


Detail

General

Device Type
Hard drive - external ( portable )
Capacity
500 GB
Interface
USB 3.0
Features
Shock resistant, Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), wrap-around USB cable , 256-bit AES
Width
8.9 cm
Depth
12.8 cm
Height
1.8 cm
Weight
230 g

Performance

Interface Transfer Rate
5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x USB 3.0 - 10 pin Micro-USB Type B

Power

Power Source
USB bus

Software & System Requirements

Software Included
Buffalo Tools
OS Required
Microsoft Windows XP, Apple MacOS X 10.5 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x USB cable - integrated
Enclosure Colour
Indigo black

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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