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Samsung 1.5TB G3 Station USB 2.0 3.5" Cobalt Black Desktop



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Samsung 1.5TB G3 Station USB 2.0 3.5" Cobalt Black Desktop


G3 Series Drives Distinctive Design

G3 station driver's multi-faceted externam case sparkles in the sun, much like sunlight filtering through leaves of a boobab tree swaying in the wind. The smooth, rounded corner makes it easy to carry and its environment-friendly case is also scratch-resistant.

The G3 Station drive features Samsung's EcoGreen hard drive technology which meets RoHS standard while eliminating TBBP-A and Halogen Components. The G Series drives also features lower noise and power consumption.

Key Features

Trendy Design

  • Highly differentiated "Green" design modeled on baobab tree
  • Multi-angle glittering cover
  • Embossed surface like leaves with natural colors


  • Low power consumption
  • Low acoustic noise
  • Eco-friendly components

Data Backup and Security

  • Samsung Auto Backup
  • SecretZoneTM

Package Contents

  • 1.5TB G3 Station external hard drive
  • AC adapter and power cord,USB cable (120cm)
  • Quick start guide


  • 3-year Limited Warranty
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Operating Systems Windows , Mac (1)
  • Colour: Cobalt Black
  • Physical Dimension Height ( Max ) 133.8 mm (5.27 inches)
  • Width 47.0 mm (1.85 inches)
  • Length 180.6 mm (7.11 inches)
  • Weight (Max) 0.89 Kg (1.96 pounds)



Product Description
Samsung G3 Station HX-DU015EC - hard drive - 1.5 TB - USB 2.0
Hard drive - external ( desktop )
1.5 TB
Form Factor
USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rate
480 Mbps
Samsung Auto Backup, SafetyKey, SecretZone
Enclosure Colour
Cobalt black
Dimensions (WxDxH)
13.4 cm x 18 cm x 4.7 cm
0.89 kg
Microsoft Certification
Works with Windows Vista
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years warranty



Device Type
Hard drive - external ( desktop )
1.5 TB
Form Factor
USB 2.0
Samsung Auto Backup, SafetyKey, SecretZone
13.4 cm
18 cm
4.7 cm
0.89 kg


Interface Transfer Rate
480 Mbps
Data Transfer Rate Details
USB 2.0 : 480 MB/s

Expansion & Connectivity

1 x USB 2.0 - 4 pin USB Type A

Software & System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.4.8 or later


Cables Included
1 x USB cable - 1.2 m
Works with Windows Vista
Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC's running.
Enclosure Colour
Cobalt black

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
3 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
5 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C


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Samsung 1.5TB G3 Station USB 2.0 3.5" Cobalt Black Desktop.
Reviewed by Rob Rait. Review Posted 31/12/2010

Very impressed with this drive.

There were two minor problems 'out of the box'.

1. Disc was unreadable on my iMac
2. Unit kept on disconnecting after a minute or so.

No 1 wasn't a problem as I was going to reformat it to Mac Extended format anyway. I'm a little puzzled why it was unreadable as I assume it was in FAT32 format by default and Macs can read FAT formatted discs.

No 2 turned out to be an iffy USB cable supplied with the unit. I swapped the cable and it connected immediately and stayed connected.

I'm using one 750Gb partition as a Time Machine partition and the other as a belt-and-braces backup of my pics and videos.

The unit is quiet (a lot quieter than the WD 500Gb unit it is replacing) and seems a good deal quicker than the WD unit.

At the price it is unbeatable. Delivery was very quick - ordered in Xmas Day evening and it arrived on 30/12/2010, superb, given that 3 of the 5 intervening days were non-working days!

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 4*
  • Value for money 5*
Absoloute Masterpiece !
Reviewed by Jamie M. Review Posted 22/11/2010

If I could give this more stars I would ! The design is great. It's light compact and the best part, 1.5 TB of HUGE space ! Not to mention I ordered this on Friday afternoon and recieved it 20 hours later ! Immense service and product ! Also I would like to note the price is great aswell ! :D Thanks DABS !!

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 5*

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