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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex STAA500105 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - STAA500105

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on 6/4/2012

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by mary on 7/11/2012

We love this USB Drive. It's not too big so it fits really well. The capacity is adaquate for what I'm looking to do but you can never have too much storage. It runs fast and the USB speed is much better than my old one. I would give this a must buy and a 5 STARS!!!!!!

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Product Overview

Compact and powerfully flexible.
The GoFlex® ultra-portable drive features a sleek and highly flexible design that helps you back up, encrypt, store and access your files easily anytime, anywhere.
  • Preloaded with easy to use backup software
  • Features USB 2.0 or 3.0 plug-and-play connectivity
  • Easily upgrade to USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or eSATA
  • Access your content on your TV, network and on the go when you combine with other GoFlex devices.

    Automatic backups. Always secure.
    Your GoFlex ultra-portable drive comes preloaded with easy-to-use software that helps you manage your backup schedules, encrypt your files, and view your drive's statistics.
    Simplify your backup and storage with GoFlex ultra-portable drive features like these:
  • Ensures automatic continuous backup of your data
  • Secures your backed up files and protects your privacy with powerful encryption software
  • Easy management of backup schedules, file encryption, and at-a-glance drive statistics, including available capacity.

    GoFlex Storage System.
    GoFlex ultra-portable drives are the core of the Seagate® GoFlex Storage System. This unique storage system is designed to help you:
  • Easily upgrade your USB 2.0 interface to USB 3.0, eSATA or FireWire 800 for faster transfer speeds
  • Seamlessly access and share your files from anywhere in the world by pairing your GoFlex drive with a GoFlex Net media sharing device
  • View your movies and photos on your TV when you combine your GoFlex drive with the GoFlex TV HD media player.

    Plays well with both PC and Mac computers.
    Whether you have a PC or a Mac–or both–you can access and save files on the same GoFlex ultra-portable drive.*
    *Reformatting to HFS+ required to-use backup software for Mac or Time Machine software.
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Seagate
    Mfg Part# STAA500105
    SKU 217499146
    UPC 763649028339
    UPC 14 00763649028339
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    Tech Specs
    Maximum External Data Transfer Rate 640 MBps
    Product Type Hard Drive
    Manufacturer Part Number STAA500105
    Manufacturer Website Address
    Manufacturer Seagate Technology
    Product Model STAA500105
    Product Name FreeAgent GoFlex STAA500105 Hard Drive
    Product Line FreeAgent GoFlex
    Brand Name Seagate
    Package Contents FreeAgent GoFlex STAA500105 Hard Drive GoFlex USB 2.0 or 3.0 interface Adapter 18-inch USB 2.0 or 3.0 Cable Quick Start Guide
    Compatibility Plug n Play USB 2.0
    Hot Swappable Yes
    Weight (Approximate) 9.88 oz
    Color Black
    Height 0.55"
    Width 3.27"
    Depth 4.37"
    Compatible Drive Bay Width 2.5"
    Storage Capacity 500 GB
    Platform Support PC / Mac
    Standard Warranty 2 Year
    Product Attributes
    Color Black
    Color Class Black
    Drive Interface USB 2.0 / USB 3.0
    Form Factor 2.5
    Hard Drive (GB) 500
    Hard Drive Range - External 500 GB - 740 GB
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