WD My Book Home Edition WDH1CS5000 500 GB

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I found this hard drive to deliver everything that I needed and more. It is reliable, fast and gave me the extra hard drive space that I required, without any of the usual horrible installation nightmares. You simply plug it into your USB port (no installation CD's necessary), turn on the computer ... Read review

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My Book 2, Brilliantly Easy

AdvantagesSo easy to use, a fly could install it blindfolded.

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"I found this hard drive to deliver everything that I needed and more. It is reliable, fast and gave me the extra hard drive space that I required, without any of the usual horrible installation nightmares. You simply plug it into your USB port (no installation CD's necessary), turn on the computer and it is there, it turns itself on and off when your power or unpower your computer so you don't even have to remember to switch it on. It also comes with ..." Read review
17.03.2008

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Manufacturer's product description

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. With this elegant, collectable product that takes no more space than a paperback book, you can 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.

General

MPN WDH1CS5000E
Device Type Hard drive - external ( desktop )
Capacity 500 GB
Interface FireWire / USB 2.0 / eSATA-300
Buffer Size 16 MB
Width 5.4 cm
Depth 13.7 cm
Height 16.6 cm
Weight 1.17 kg

Performance

Interface Transfer Rate 400 Mbps (FireWire)/480 Mbps (USB 2.0)/3.0 Gbps (eSATA)

Expansion & connectivity

Interfaces 1 x USB 2.0 - mini-USB Type B ¦ 2 x FireWire - 6 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x eSATA-300 - 7 pin external Serial ATA

Power

Power Source Included AC adapter
Power Device Power adapter
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
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Software & system requirements

Software Included Google Software Pack, Memeo AutoBackup
OS Required Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.4.8 or later

Miscellaneous

Cables Included 1 x USB cable - external ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 cable - external
Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards RoHS
Localisation Middle East, Africa, Europe
Package Type Retail

Environmental standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes

Manufacturer warranty

Service & Support 3 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental parameters

Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C

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