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Buffalo MiniStation 2TB Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Thunderbolt Cable / Mfr. No.: HD-PA2.0TU3

Buffalo MiniStation 2TB Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Thunderbolt Cable / Mfr. No.: HD-PA2.0TU3
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Item Number: buf-hdpa2.0tu3
Vendor Number: HD-PA2.0TU3
Vendor: Buffalo Americas - Das
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Mini Station Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X faster than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever, perfect for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. Housed in a sleek aluminum body, Mini Station Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. It includes a USB 3.0 port for convenience and universal connectivity. Instantly add capacity to your Mac or PC computer and use with Time Machine to back up and protect your important data. Its bus-powered interface requires no additional cables so transporting your data is hassle-free. Mini Station Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and securely store files to take on the road.

Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home.

Ideal for Creative Professionals and Multimedia Enthusiasts

Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, it is perfect for managing large files. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X faster than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.

Complete Portable Thunderbolt Storage Solution

Instantly add capacity to your Mac or PC computer and use with Time Machine to back up and protect your important data. Its bus-powered interface requires no additional cables so transporting your data is hassle-free. Simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and securely store files to take on the road.

Unparalleled Speed

Buffalo's MiniStation Thunderbolt features revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store, and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gpbs, it is the fastest interface available, 2X faster than USB 3.0. Daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices to maximize a single port.

Compact and Convenient

Designed for mobility, it offers bus-powered portable storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with Mac and PC so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on, even while away from home. Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt technology it has a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity.

USB Compatibility and Time Machine Backup

Plug and play usability means there are no drivers to install and MiniStation is pre-formatted for Mac computers and compatible with Time Machine for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files. It can also easily be reformatted for use with PCs.

Capacity

2TB

Interface

USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Thunderbolt
(MiniStation Thunderbolt does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port so it must be the last device on a daisy-chain).

Drive Speed

Not specified by manufacturer

Drive Format

HFS+

Buffer

Not specified by manufacturer

Average Seek Time

Not specified by manufacturer

Sustained Data Transfer Rate

Max. 5 Gbps / USB 3.0 
Max. 480 Mbps / USB 2.0 
Max. 10 Gbps / Thunderbolt

System Requirements

Thunderbolt
Mac OS X 10.6 or later (models with Intel Processor)

USB 2.0
Mac OS X 10.5 or later (models with Intel Processor)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Windows Vista (64-bit or 32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit or 32-bit)

USB 3.0
Windows XP (32-bit)
Windows Vista (64-bit or 32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit or 32-bit)
Internal hard drive is pre-formatted as HSF+ but can be reformatted as FAT32 or NTFS for use with Windows OS

General

Mounting

Desktop

Power Requirements

DC 5V (Bus powered)

Environmental Requirements

Operating: 41 - 95°F / 5 - 35°C
20 - 80% (no condensation)

Power Consumption

Max 10 W (Thunderbolt Mode)
Max 4.5 W (USB 3.0 Mode)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

3.17 x 5.12 x 0.91" / 8.05 x 13 x 2.31cm

Weight

9.28 oz / 0.26 g