Install the available HFS+ driver on any PC to use the drive interchangeably
More space. More Simple. More Mac.
Fully compatible with Time Machine software
Easy to store and back up all your files with its plug-and-play connectivity
The GoFlex for Mac ultra-portable drive makes it easy to store and back up all your files with its plug-and-play FireWire 800 or USB 2.0 connectivity. The drive is HFS+ formatted out of the box, which makes it fully compatible with Time Machine software. Install the available HFS+ driver on any PC to use the drive interchangeably without reformatting. Use the included interfaces or upgrade to USB 3.0, or powered eSATA by pairing the drive with the appropriate GoFlex upgrade cable (sold separately).
Get the most from your Mac
GoFlex for Mac includes fast FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 plug-and-play connectivity. It lets you take full advantage of your Mac computer's Time Machine software so you can automatically save and easily recover up-to-date copies of everything on your Mac. The GoFlex for Mac comes formatted for HFS+ for Mac computers but works on your PC computers too. GoFlex drives make it easy to read, write and share files interchangeably between both Mac and PC computers with the included downloadable HFS+ driver for PCs.
Flexibility is Built In
Seagate has created the GoFlex Storage System--which includes the GoFlex for Mac ultra-portable drive--to make it easy for you to upgrade your interface for faster transfer speeds, and access your content on your network and everywhere you go. Upgrade cables and kits are available (sold separately) that make it easy to move from FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 to USB 3.0 or powered eSATA for up to 10x faster transfer speeds for your large files and HD movies.
- Mac OS X operating system 10.5.8 or higher, or
- Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)
- FireWire 800 or USB 2.0 port
What's in the Box?
GoFlex ultra-portable drive formatted for Mac -- limited edition, GoFlex FireWire 800 adapter with 18-inch (46 cm) cable, GoFlex USB 2.0 adapter with 18-inch (46 cm) cable, quick start guide, warranty.
Seagate GoFlex for Mac Ultra-Portable Drive Specifications
| ||1TB1 ||1TB1 ||1.5TB1 || |
GoFlex for Mac includes fast FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 plug-and-play connectivity
|Model Number ||STBA1000100 ||STBA1000101 |
|Interface ||FW800 & USB 2.0 ||FW800 & USB 2.0 ||FW800 & USB 2.0 |
|Available Colors ||Silver ||Silver ||Silver |
|How Much Will it Store? |
| Digital Music (Hours) ||16,660 ||16,660 ||24,990 |
| Digital Photos (Files) |
Average file size using cameras highest resolution JPEG mode
|320,000 ||320,000 ||480,000 |
| Digital Videos (Hours) ||1,000 ||1,000 ||1,500 |
| DVD Quality (Movies) |
Based on standard 2 hour movie
|250 ||250 ||375 |
| HD Video (Hours) |
Based on H.264 compression at a 6.75Mbs bitrate
|250 ||250 ||375 |
|1One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one trillion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. |