Iomega 35130 Mac Companion Desktop 2TB FireWire 800 & USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - 35130

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Easy to set up and use

on 10/11/2012

I had this drive set up and backing up my iMac in about 5 minutes! It works flawlessly with Time Machine. The Thunderbolt connection is so fast my initial back up only took about 2 hours. I'd buy another in a heartbeat!

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Product Overview

The Iomega® Mac Companion Hard Drive includes 2 fast FireWire® 800 interfaces, a USB 2.0 hub, plus a FireWire 400 to 800 cable. Styled to match the latest Mac computers, it also includes a convenient USB charging/syncing port for your iPad, iPod or iPhone device. (Apple products sold separately). The space saving design fits perfectly on the Apple iMac base or on your Apple monitor. With multiple interfaces you can easily add other peripherals like a printer or other external storage. It includes a handy capacity gauge on the front and fast 7200 RPM drive speed. Formatted HFS+ for Mac computer users. Iomega Protection Suite Mac Edition software includes Trend Smart Surfing for Mac and several backup software solutions. A three year limited warranty is included when you register your product.

What You Get:
  • Iomega® Mac Companion Hard Drive
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • FireWire® 800 Cable
  • FireWire® 400 to 800 Cable (for 1394b to 1394a conversion)
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Iomega Protection Suite Software via Download
  • Three year limited warranty with product registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Iomega
    Mfg Part# 35130
    SKU 223041435
    UPC 742709351303
    UPC 14 00742709351303
    Sales Rank 21997
    Product Guide Check out all the different ways Iomega products can be used within your home and/or home office!
    Fast: Fast transfer speeds available including FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connections; 7200 RPM drive speed
    Multiple Connections: One USB 2.0 port, two FireWire 800 ports and a two port integrated USB 2.0 hub lets you connect multiple devices
    Feature-rich: Styled to match the latest Mac computers; Stacks on the iMac base or Mac monitor; HFS+ for ease of use right out of the box; USB port (2.1 Amp) to charge/sync your iPad, iPod or iPhone device
    Capacity Gauge: Capacity gauge on front lets you know how much storage is available on the hard drive
    Warranty: Three year limited warranty with product registration
    Tech Specs
    System Requirements
    One USB 2.0 port
    Two FireWire 800 ports
    Two port integrated USB 2.0 hub (The Mac Companion must be connected to the computer via USB in order to use the USB hub or the charge/sync port)
    Preformatted in HFS+
    Compatible with PC and Mac®
    Transfer rates of 480 Mbits/s when connected to a USB 2.0 controller; up to 800 Mbits when connected to a FireWire 800 controller
    Memory cache of 8MB or better
    Three year limited warranty with product registration within 90 days of purchase
    PC Users (What You Need)
    Pentium® II-class or equivalent processor (300 MHz) or higher
    Built-in USB connection/FireWire 800/400 (1394a) depending on drive connectivity
    Microsoft® Windows® Vista* / Windows® 7
    Drive must be reformatted to work with PC
    Mac® Users (What You Need)
    Power Mac® G3 or greater
    Built-in USB or FireWire 800/400 connection
    FireWire 800 (1394a)/USB 1.1: Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.7 (drive performance will be reduced using a USB 1.1 connection)
    USB 2.0: Mac OS 10.5 or higher
    128MB RAM or higher as required by operating system
    1.75" H x 5.82" W x 7.77" L
    4.54 pounds
    $533.17 + $13.10 shipping
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