WD My Passport Edge for Mac Portable External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0

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Excellent Size and Durability

by IA on 4/16/2013

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Product Overview

My Passport® Edge™ offers high capacity in an ultra-slim, all-metal design. It features blazing-fast USB 3.0 connectivity, and password protection with hardware encryption to help protect your files from unauthorized use.

Ultra- slim, all-metal design with high capacity – At just 11mm this ultra-slim, all-metal portable drive is thin and fast with plenty of capacity for your important digital content.

Ultra-fast transfer rates - When connected to a USB 3.0 port My Passport Edge portable hard drives let you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.*
*Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.

Premium aluminum enclosure – The durable, anodized aluminum enclosure is the perfect complement for your MacBook.

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility – With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0 when you’re ready to step up to the next generation.

Durable enclosure protects the drive inside – 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 durable enclosure designed for beauty.

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

WD Drive Utilities™ – Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.

Compatible with Apple Time Machine – Works with your Mac right out of the box and is compatible with Apple Time Machine.


USB-powered - Powered directly from the USB port on your Mac. No separate power supply is needed.

Ideal for:
  • Transferring files in blazing fast speed with USB 3.0
  • Connecting to USB 2.0 devices today and USB 3.0 devices when you’re ready
  • Backing up your files with Apple Time Machine
  • Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
  • Securing your files from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption
  • Connecting and powering through your USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 interface
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Western Digital
    Mfg Part# WDBJBH5000ABK-NESN
    SKU 241330241
    UPC 718037801667
    UPC 14 00718037801667
    Links
    Product Guide Click Here for the Western Digital Store
    Features
    Ultra-slim, all-metal design with plenty of storage
    Blazing-fast data transfers with USB 3.0 interface
    USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
    Compatibility with Apple Time Machine
    Password protection and hardware encryption
    Tech Specs
    Compatibility
    Formatted HFS+ Journaled for Mac® OS X® Lion® or Mountain Lion®
    Reformatting required for Windows 7 or Windows 8
    Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
    Product Dimensions
    Face Width: 3.37 in (83 mm)
    Shelf Depth: 0.40 in (11 mm)
    Face Height: 4.41 in (112 mm)
    Weight: 0.36 lb (134 g)
    Product Specifications
    Data transfer rate: Up to 480 Mb/sec
    Interface: USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1
    RoHS compliant: Yes
    Environmental Specifications
    Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C
    Non-op. temperature: –20°C to 65°C
    Contents
    Portable hard drive
    USB cable
    WD Security software
    WD Drive Utilities software
    Quick Install Guide
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