The Buffalo MiniStation Stealth USB 3.0 is a high performance portable storage solution in a remarkably compact and lightweight contemporary form. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, MiniStation Stealth USB 3.0 works with nearly any PC or Mac and provides interface speeds up to five gigabits per second. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your PC or Mac computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. The MiniStation Stealth?s compact design occupies minimal space and its USB powered so there are no additional cables to manage and no need for a separate power source. Included with the Stealth is Buffalo's multi-purpose Buffalo Tools utility suite designed to enhance Windows PC performance and user experience. It features TurboPC, a utility designed to enhance PC performance for up to 3X faster file transfers. Also included, Buffalo's Backup Utility protects your important files and documents by backing up your PCs to your Buffalo external hard drive and it provides an easy-to-use data restore function. Store, back up and transport your content with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 plug and play connectivity.
Compact and Convenient
Designed for mobility, MiniStation Stealth?s compact and contemporary design occupies minimal space and offers USB powered mobile storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. Plus, the Stealth works with PC and Mac so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on.
USB 3.0 powered connection
Backward compatible with USB 2.0 for use with nearly any computer
Preformatted in FAT32 for compatibility with both PC and Mac - easily reformatted to NTFS or HFS+
Attractive blue LED lets you know when the drive is active
USB 2.0 Compatibility
The MiniStation Stealth USB 3.0 backward compatible with USB 2.0 enabled desktop computers and notebooks. Simply plug the cable into the USB 2.0 port and you are connected ? no additional hardware is required.
SuperSpeed USB offers maximum interface speeds of up to 5 Gbps*, an amazing 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 3X over competing USB 2.0 portable hard drives. TurboPC also includes TurboCopy which draws on additional system adjustments to increase performance substantially.Backup and Manage Your Files with Buffalo Tools!
Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows? PCs.
Buffalo's Backup Utility: An easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs that can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
eco Manager: Energy efficiency tool conserves energy and reduces battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive, cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity.
RAMDISK: A simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC, creating a small, but extremely fast environment to work on files in.
SecureLock: Windows software that provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
Key Features and Benefits:
Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0: Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0
Compact and Lightweight: Super-slim, lightweight design saves space for ultimate portability
TurboPC for Windows: Enhance overall performance of your Windows PC and increase file transfer rates up to 180% over competing USB 2.0 hard drives
Connect & Go: Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows and Mac
Buffalo's Backup Utility: Easy-to-use and comprehensive backup software for Windows
USB Powered: Perfect companion for your laptop or netbook - No external power supply needed
Time Machine? Compatibility: Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
Eco-Minded: Included eco Manager conserves energy by cutting power to the hard drive during extended periods of inactivity
The MiniStation Stealth USB 3.0 portable hard drive is backed by a one-year limited warranty and lifetime 24/7 US based technical support.