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    Buffalo BUFFALO MiniStation Thunderbolt portable 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive (HD-PA1.0TU3)

    MiniStation Thunderbolt

    MiniStation Thunderbolt offers easy plug-and-play storage, featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt interface for unparalleled transfer speeds and a USB port for universal connectivity. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, MiniStation Thunderbolt offers speeds 2X FASTER than USB 3.0. Perfect as a PC* or Mac® portable hard drive, the MiniStation Thunderbolt offers one of the fastest connection interfaces available.
    MiniStation Thunderbolt

    Overview:

    MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable storage and backup device that offers storage and extremely fast file transfer speeds. 

    Highlights:

  • Thunderbolt interface delivers extremely fast transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps for Mac users
  • USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for Windows® PCs
  • Plug-and-play setup provides easy to use storage and quick capacity expansion
  • Pre-formatted for Mac
  • Time Machine® support offers scheduled backups for protecting Mac computers
  • UNPARALLELED SPEED

    The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive features the revolutionary Thunderbolt storage technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gbps**, this portable Thunderbolt drive uses the fastest interface available, 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, ideal for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. Additionally, daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices to maximize use of a single port†. 


    EASY TO USE STORAGE

    MiniStation Thunderbolt provides reliable, easy to use portable storage to quickly expand the capacity of your PC or Mac computer with Thunderbolt support and universal USB 3.0 plug-and-play connectivity. - 

    USB COMPATIBILITY

    Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt interface is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0. The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for use with PCs*. 

    TIME MACHINE BACKUP

    The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for use with Mac and compatible with Time Machine® for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files with this powerful Mac portable hard drive. 

    MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X faster than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever, perfect for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. It includes a USB 3.0 port for convenience and universal connectivity. Instantly add capacity to your Mac or PC computer and use with Time Machine to back up and protect your important data. Its bus-powered interface requires no additional cables so transporting your data is hassle-free. MiniStation Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and securely store files to take on the road.

    Quick Specs


    Type
    Hard drive - external (portable) - Bus Powered by USB, Apple Time Machine compatible
    Capacity
    1 TB
    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
    Power Source
    USB bus, Thunderbolt bus
    Enclosure Colour
    Silver
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    8.05 cm x 2.31 cm x 13 cm
    Weight
    263 g
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3-year warranty

    General


    Device Type
    Hard drive - external (portable)
    Capacity
    1 TB
    Interface
    USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
    Internal Drive Interface
    Serial ATA
    Features
    Bus Powered by USB, Apple Time Machine compatible
    Width
    8.05 cm
    Depth
    2.31 cm
    Height
    13 cm
    Weight
    263 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

    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 USB 3.0 cable - external - 50 cm
    • 1 x Thunderbolt cable - external - 50 cm
    Enclosure Material
    Aluminium
    Compliant Standards
    Plug and Play
    Enclosure Colour
    Silver

    Manufacturer Warranty


    Service & Support
    • Limited warranty - 3 years
    • Technical support

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