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Western Digital 500GB My Book Home Edition External Hard Drive (USB 2.0, FireWire 400, eSATA)

Item # WDH1CS5000N (Part # WDH1CS5000N)
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Your baby's first step, your wedding in Bali, all your important milestones...all captured in digital photos and video. What could be more important? Store them safely and keep them backed up on a My Book Home Edition triple interface external hard drive.



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Your baby's first step, your wedding in Bali, all your important milestones?all captured in digital photos and video. What could be more important? Store them safely and keep them backed up on My Book Home Edition external hard drives.

Preserve your precious memories.

Product Features

Easy to set up, easy to use - Installation is a snap because you don't really install this drive, you just plug it in and it's ready to use. There is no CD to install; the included software loads from the drive the first time you plug it in.

Automatic backup - Save a copy of your photos to an online sharing service, duplicate your e-mail and contacts to your iPod?, and back up all your precious files to your My Book. Set it and forget it; every time you save something it's automatically backed up.

Flexible triple interface - USB 2.0 -- For convenience and compatibility among multiple computers.
FireWire 400 ?- A high-performance interface that's perfect for Macintosh? computers.
eSATA 3 Gb/s -- The ultra-fast eSATA interface gives you speed comparable to a state-of-the-art internal hard drive.

Fits right in - Takes no more space than a paperback book. Collect two or more and they nest neatly together like volumes on a shelf.

Capacity gauge - See at a glance how much space is available on your drive. (Works with the USB and FireWire connection only.)

Smart and energy efficient - Turns itself on and off with your computer and Safe Shutdown? prevents the drive from being powered down until all your data has been written. (Works with the USB and FireWire connection only.)

Designed to keep the drive inside cool - The My Book enclosure's heat dissipating design with Morse Code prevents heat buildup? a notorious data killer. How cool is that?

Environmentally friendly - Our environmentally-friendly drive is designed to save power by going into standby mode after 10 minutes of inactivity. When you're ready to use it, it wakes up automatically.

Ideal for
System Requirements

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Performance Specifications
Serial Transfer Rate
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (eSATA) 3 Gb/s (Max)
FireWire 400
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (1394a) 400 Mbits/s (Max)
USB 2.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0) 480 Mbits/s (Max)
Physical Specifications
Capacity 500 GB
Interface Triple Interface
Physical Dimensions
Height 6.5 Inches (Max)
Length 5.4 Inches (Max)
Width 2.1 Inches
Weight 2.5 Pounds
Height 166 mm (Max)
Length 137 mm (Max)
Width 54 mm
Weight 1.15 kg
Environmental Specifications
Temperature (English)
Operating 41? F to 95? F
Non-operating -4? F to 149? F
Temperature (Metric)
Operating 5? C to 35? C
Non-operating -20? C to 65? C
Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
AC Input Voltage 100-240 VAC
AC Input Frequency 47-63 Hz
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.

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