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Buffalo MiniStation Metro Portable 250 GB Flex USB 2.0 HD-PX250U2/BK (Glossy Black)

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  • Improved Cable Management- Flexible wrap around cable that slides inside drive's case.
  • Shock Resistant Design with Floating HDD
  • USB Powered-No Power Supply Needed
  • Connects to USB on any PC or Mac
  • Backup software for PCs and Macs included

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Technical Details

  • Mac Compatible
  • USB Powered

Product Description

Product Description

Buffalo's Technology's MiniStation Metro Portable Hard Drive is a compact, lightweight storage solution. Best of all, the Metro comes equipped with Buffalo's BumperBody(tm) shock absorbers that surround the hard drive inside a sturdy rubberized body. The integrated Flex Connect USB cable ensures that you will never lose your cable again. The MiniStation Metro comes in 3 colors to match any personal style, Black, Red and White. Memeo AutoSync software automatically syncs your MiniStation with your PC or Mac, keeping your files up to date. Optionally, you can turn on the integrated hardware encryption feature to automatically encrypt the data on your drive. EZ-Logon ensures that you only have to enter your password once.TurboUSB speeds up your USB data transfer rates, especially when using it with Windows XP. Store, back up and transport digital images, music and other files without taking up space on your PC's hard drive. Finally, the included Google Picasa(R) application lets you easily edit and organize your photos.

From the Manufacturer

When portability and security are a priority, the MiniStation Metro offers a feature-rich storage solution in a stylish, lightweight package designed for mobility. With an easy-to-use user interface, storing, protecting and transporting digital images, music and other files becomes a snap! Available in three distinct colors, Blue Onyx, Pearl White and Ruby Red, the MiniStation Metro safeguards your digital assets like no other portable hard drive.

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Stylish, Sleek and Secure

Traveling is hard on an external hard drive, whether it is across the street or across the ocean; you need a compact, lightweight storage solution that is equipped to handle the rigors of the road. The MiniStation Metro touts a rubberized chassis and BumperBody shock absorbers that surround the hard drive inside, defending it from damage due to an incidental knock or a hard drop.

The MiniStation Metro also protects your data from unwanted access by protecting your digital assets with a 256 Bit AES hardware encryption that, uniquely, can be turn on or off. All of your photos, music and personal files transferred to the Metro are automatically protected with the highest available data encryption. Plus, with the intergraded E-Z Logon™ feature you only have to enter your password once on a trusted PC. E-Z Logon remembers your password and will automatically log you on to the computer you choose.

Flex Connect Cable System

Because digging through your bag or desk drawer for the correct cable is a headache, the MiniStation Metro comes equipped with an integrated Flex Connect USB cable, ensuring that you'll never search for or misplace your cable again. It is a scatter-free solution!

3 Great Colors to Match Your Style! View larger image
Save, Manage and Restore your Digital Files with Memeo™!

Included with the MiniStation Metro is Memeo AutoSync, an award-winning backup solution. With Memeo, your files are instantly and automatically protected � every new or changed file is protected. Plus, once you set up your backup plan, you never have to look at it again. It is the hassle-free backup solution that gives you peace of mind.

Organize Your Photos with Google Picasa®

In addition to backup software, the Metro comes with a Google Picasa, a free photo editing tool. With Picasa, you can organize and edit your digital photos, create online photo albums and then share your favorites with family and friends. And, it is free to use!

Key Features and Benefits
  • BumperBody Shock Protection: Shock resistant protection elements surrounding the hard disk protect your data from damage
  • Flex Connect Hidden USB Cable: Scatter free! Removable, integrated USB cable snaps to chassis - never lose your USB cable again
  • Hardware Disk Encryption: Optional Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access
  • E-Z Logon: E-Z Logon can remember your password on your computer and log you on automatically
  • Google Picasa: Organize, edit, and share your photos with family & friends
  • TurboUSB™ Performance: Be more productive and copy files quicker using fast TurboUSB transfer rates
  • USB Powered: Great for your laptop! No external power supply needed
  • Backup Software: Backup your valued data with Memeo™ AutoBackup for Windows® and Macintosh®
  • Time Machine™support: Use the MiniStation Metro with Time Machine
  • Personalize your Style: Choose from Blue Onyx, Ruby Red or Pearl White

The MiniStation Metro portable storage solution is backed by a one-year limited warranty and lifetime 24/7 technical support.

What's in the Box
MiniStation Metro, USB 2.0 Flex Connect Cable, USB Extension Cable, Quick Setup Guide, and Warranty Statement

Product Information

Product Dimensions 3.6 x 5.3 x 0.8 inches
Item Weight 8.5 ounces
Shipping Weight 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Item model number HD-PX250U2/BK
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Best Sellers Rank #5,608 in Electronics > Computers & Accessories > Data Storage > External Hard Drives
Date first available at August 6, 2009

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