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    Buffalo 2TB USB 3.0 BUFFALO MiniStation HD-PATU3 series portable external hard drive

    Buffalo Technology's MiniStation Thunderbolt Portable HDD is world's first portable Thunderbolt with an USB 3.0 dual-interface external drive solution. The Thunderbolt (10Gbps) Interface is twice times faster than USB 3.0 while preserving backward compati ...  Show More
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    Dell Price $227.99
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    Manufacturer part HD-PA2.0TU3 | Dell part A8151233 | Order Code a8151233 | Buffalo Technology
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    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. 

    Buffalo Technology's MiniStation Thunderbolt Portable HDD is world's first portable Thunderbolt with an USB 3.0 dual-interface external drive solution. The Thunderbolt (10Gbps) Interface is twice times faster than USB 3.0 while preserving backward compatibility with existing devices that support USB 2.0 or USB 3.0.

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    Quick Specs


    Type
    Hard drive - external (portable) - Apple Time Machine compatible, HFS+ formatted
    Capacity
    2 TB
    Interface
    USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
    Data Transfer Rate
    10 Gbps (Thunderbolt) / 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
    Features
    Apple Time Machine compatible, HFS+ formatted
    Power Source
    USB bus, Thunderbolt bus
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    3.2 in x 5.1 in x 0.9 in
    Weight
    9.17 oz
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1-year warranty

    General


    Device Type
    Hard drive - external (portable)
    Capacity
    2 TB
    Interface
    USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt
    Features
    Apple Time Machine compatible, HFS+ formatted
    Width
    3.2 in
    Depth
    5.1 in
    Height
    0.9 in
    Weight
    9.17 oz

    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 XP Media Center Edition 2004, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Apple MacOS X 10.6 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows RT

    Miscellaneous


    Cables Included
    • 1 x USB 3.0 cable - USB Type A to micro-B - external - 1.6 ft
    • 1 x Thunderbolt cable - external - 1.6 ft
    Enclosure Material
    Aluminum
    Compliant Standards
    RoHS

    Manufacturer Warranty


    Service & Support
    Limited warranty - 1 year

    Environmental Parameters


    Min Operating Temperature
    41 °F
    Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F
    Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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