Pure performance for Mac. All metal enclosure.
Designed for the expert Mac user My Book Studio LX external hard drive features the lightening-fast performance of FireWire 800 wrapped in a sleek aluminum enclosure that complements your Mac. The innovative e-label system lets you personalize your drive and easily archive media collections. Hardware-based encryption for total security and peace of mind completes this premium package.
Save and access data at top speeds with the high-performance FireWire 800 interface.
Your laber, your way.
Create your own label to remind you of what’s stored on the drive. See it even when the drive is unplugged. Perfect for archiving data.
Premium metal design complements your Mac.
The premium, aluminum enclosure matches your Mac and remains cool to the touch even as the drive delivers blisteringly fast performance.
|Features at a glance|
- Cool-to-the-touch aluminum enclosure
- Customizable e-label
- Turbo FireWire 800 interface
- Compatible with Apple® Time Machine®
- WD SmartWare visual backup software
- Password protection and hardware-based encryption
- 3-year limited warranty
Premium performance - Save and access data at top speeds with the high-performance FireWire 800 interface. Also includes USB 2.0 interface for maximum flexibility.
Designed for Mac - Formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple® Time Machine®, this drive is plug-and-play ready for Mac computer users.
Enclosed in sleek, cool-to-the touch aluminum - The premium aluminum enclosure perfectly complements your Mac computer and the sleek, book-like design allows two or more My Book drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf.
Smart display - Create your own personalized drive label to remind you what’s stored on each drive. You can even view the label when the drive is unplugged. The display also includes available capacity and security status. Perfect for archiving media collections.
Drive lock - Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with 256-bit hardware-based encryption and password protection.
WD SmartWare - See your life safe in one place.
- See your backup as it happens - Seeing is believing. Visual backup displays your content in categories and show the progress of your backup.
- Protect your data automatically - Relax, your data is secure. Automatic, continuous backup will instantly make a second copy whenever you add or change a file.
- Bring back lost files effortlessly - Retrieve your valuable data to its original location whether you’ve lost all your data or just overwritten an important file.
- Take control - Customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings, and more from the WD SmartWare control center.
Power miser - My Book external drives are designed to save energy. WD GreenPower Technology™ lowers internal drive power consumption by up to 30%; a sleep mode reduces power during idle times, and a power-saving feature turns the drive on and off with your computer.
Planet friendly - We designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
- Identifying what’s on your drive even when it’s unplugged. Perfect for archiving.
- Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup.
- Retrieving lost data effortlessly.
- Securing private or sensitive data.
- Using with Mac and Apple Time Machine.
- Storing and editing videos and photos.
What's in the box
External hard drive, WD SmartWare software, USB cable, FireWire 800 cable, FireWire 800 to 400 cable, AC adapter, Quick Install Guide.
Formatted HFS+ Journaled, Mac OS® X Tiger®, Leopard®, Snow Leopard™.
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.