MiniStation Extreme is a rugged portable hard drive equipped with a unique wrap-around USB cable and secure hardware encryption. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, it works with nearly any PC or Mac and provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps. MiniStation Extreme features a ruggedized chassis and unique shock protection bumpers designed to efficiently absorb and transfer shock away from the hard disk, protecting your data from accidental bumps and drops. Plus, the convenient integrated wrap-around cable hugs the exterior of the body and ensures you always have your cable to connect while on the go. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road; with 256-bit AES hardware encryption, you can rest assured your data is safe, wherever you go. Store, back up and transport your content safely and securely.
From the Manufacturer
Buffalo's MiniStation Extreme offers easy to use storage for PC or Mac with MIL-SPEC shock protection, an integrated wrap around USB cable and optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption.
USB 3.0/2.0 COMPATIBILITY
MiniStation Extreme features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5 Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. The preformatted hard drive requires no driver or software installation and is ready for immediate use.
MIL-SPEC SHOCK PROTECTION
MiniStation Extreme features US Military Standard shock protection. Its ruggedized chassis and specialized internal bumpers absorb and transfer shock away from the hard disk due to accidental bumps and drops from up to 2 meters.
INTEGRATED FLEXIBLE USB CABLE
MiniStation Extreme features an integrated Flex Connect USB cable, ensuring you'll never search for or misplace your cable again. The cable neatly wraps around and attaches to the chassis for a scatter-free solution.
AVAILABLE HARDWARE ENCRYPTION
Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access. Simply assign a password to the hard drive at setup and your data is shielded from wandering eyes.
TURBOPC EX ENHANCEMENT
Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC EX can increase file transfer rates by up to 4X* over competing USB 2.0 portable hard drives by making system adjustments to increase performance substantially.
Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.
- Buffalo's Backup Utility is an easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
- ECO Manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive, cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity.
- RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC which creates a small, but extremely fast environment to work on files in.
- SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
*Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work. The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.
Portable USB 3.0/2.0 Storage
with MIL-SPEC Shock Protection
| Feature Highlights |
- USB 3.0
- MIL-SPEC Shock Protection
- 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption
- Integrated Wrap-Around USB Cable
| Specifications |
Internal Hard Drives
- Number of Drives: 1
- Drive Interface: SATA 3 Gb/s
- Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
- Connector Type: Micro-B type
- Number of Ports: 1
- Data Transfer Rates:
Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
- Dimensions (W x H x D in.): 3.51 x 5.04 x 0.71
- Weight (oz.): 8.12
- Power Supply: DC 5 V (Bus-powered)
- Power Consumption: Max. 3.1 W
- Client OS Support*: Mac OS® X 10.5 - 10.7, Windows® 7 (32/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32/64-bit), Windows® XP, Windows Server® 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server® 2003 R2 (32-bit), Windows Server® 2008 (32/64-bit), Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
| Box Contents |
- MiniStation Extreme HD-PZU3
- USB 3.0 Cable
- USB 3.0 Extension Cable
- Quick Setup Guide
- Warranty Statement
The MiniStation Extreme is backed by a three-year limited warranty and lifetime 24/7 US based technical support.
Which MiniStation portable hard drive is right for you?
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|Performance ||Good ||Better ||Best ||Ultimate |
|Interface Connection ||USB 2.0 ||USB 3.0 ||USB 3.0 ||Thunderbolt |
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|Colors ||Black ||Black, Red, Silver ||Black, Red, Silver ||Silver |
|Warranty Period ||1 year ||2 years ||3 years ||3 years |
Expand Your Data Capacity and Connectivity with Buffalo Storage and Networking Solutions
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|Share files, back up all computers to one central location, and access your data over the Internet quickly and securely. With Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS), you can store, access, and share your files from all computers on your network. ||Configuring your wireless network is quick and easy with Buffalo's push-button setup or our simple web interface. Boost your wireless connectivity, increase range, signal strength and speed with our wide selection of wireless routers and accessories. ||Whether you need additional storage or a backup location, we have a solution for you. Buffalo's desktop hard drives are available in a variety of size and drive configurations. Find the desktop hard drive that suits your needs best. ||Portable external hard drives make it easy to transport your files. Buffalos line of portable hard drives offer a reliable and compact, sleek solution to back up and store your files. Choose your capacity and color and youll be on your way. |