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My Passport Studio 500GB FireWire 800 External Hard Drive REFURBISHED
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Western Digital My Passport Studio 500GB FireWire 800 External Hard Drive REFURBISHED

Condition: Factory Refurbished

My Passport Studio comes standard with two super-fast FireWire 800 ports, massive capacity, and a MacBook-inspired, metal enclosure that make this drive the ideal companion for Mac professionals.

Two FireWire 800 ports - With two super-fast FireWire 800 ports, you can save and access data at top speeds. Use the second FireWire port to daisy chain an additional external drive or other peripheral to your Mac.  This drive also offers a USB 2.0 interface for added connectivity.

Premium aluminum enclosure - The durable, anodized aluminum enclosure is the perfect complement for your Mac computer and resists scratching and fingerprints.

WD Security - WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorized use or access.

WD Drive Utilities - Register your drive, set drive security, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.

Massive capacity, small enclosure - Offering massive capacity in a small metal enclosure, My Passport Studio is the ideal companion for the photographer, videographer, graphic artist, or creative professional on the go.

Formatted for Mac - HFS+ Journaled so it works right out of the box with your Mac computer.  Can be reformatted for Windows.

Compatible with Apple Time Machine - Back up your files with Apple Time Machine.

No power adapter required - The drive is powered through the FireWire or USB port, so there?s no need to lug around a bulky power adapter.

WD quality inside and out - We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then we protect the drive with a robust enclosure designed for beauty and protection.

Product Details:

  • Transferring files with the blazing-fast FireWire 800 interface
  • Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files
  • Using with your Mac computer
  • Backing up your files with Apple Time Machine
  • Securing your files from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption

Product Compatibility:

Formatted for Mac OS X, Leopard, or Snow Leopard, or Lion
Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (requires reformatting)
*Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

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5 out of 5 stars   amazingly portable, cool, easy and fast!
By auralincarnation (Bay Area, CA) March 18, 2013
Review submitted for Western Digital My Passport Studio 500GB FireWire 800 External Hard Drive REFURBISHED (WDBALG5000ABKRB)
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Pros: Easy to set up, LOTS of Connections, Fast Portable And Nice, Looks great
Cons: Not big enough
Other Comments: my only wish is I had bought the 1TB and not just the 500GB. having firewire 800 and usb is stellar
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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