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WD Elements 500 GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive

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  • Easy to Use - Just plug it in and it's ready to receive your data.
  • USB Powered - These drives require no power adapter--they are powered directly through the USB cable.
  • Compact Design - Weighing in at only a few ounces, these tiny drives fit easily into pocket or purse.
  • All WD drives, even our most basic products, are designed to protect your data
  • Easy to Use - Just plug it in and it's ready to receive your data
  • USB Powered - These drives require no power adapter
  • Compact Design - Weighing in at only a few ounces
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Product description

Capacity:500 GB

Product description

Western Digital WDBAAAR5000ABK Elements Portable External Hard Drive - 500GB, USB 2.0, Black

From the Manufacturer

WD Elements™ Portable Hard Drive - Simply affordable. Easily portable.

Western Digital's WD Elements Portable USB 2.0 hard drives are the right answer for simple, reliable portable storage. Simply plug one in to a USB port and start saving your photos, music, video, and files.

Features at a glance

  • Simple add-on storage
  • Plug-and-play
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • WD quality inside and out
  • 1-year limited warranty

Plug-and-play simplicity - Just plug the WD Elements Portable drive into a USB port to instantly add more storage to your computer.

USB powered - These drives require no power adapter because they are powered directly though the USB cable.

WD quality inside and out - Designed with the same commitment to quality that made WD external drives the number one selling drives in the world.

Packaging - Packaged in a minimized way and recyclable packaging made from recycled materials.

Preformatted for PCs - Designed for use with Windows-based computers. Can be easily reformatted for use with Macs.

Compatibility

Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7
Can be reformatted for Mac OS® X Tiger®, Leopard®, or Snow Leopard™

Note: Compatibility may vary, depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

What's in the box

USB 2.0 portable hard drive, USB cable, Quick Install Guide.

 


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Maximum capacity storage in a compact design.
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Next generation high-capacity storage to go.
Pure performance for Mac.
 
Interface
USB 2.0
USB 2.0
USB 3.0, USB 2.0
USB 3.0, USB 2.0
FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0
 
Capacity range
500 GB
500 GB - 1 TB
500 GB
750 GB and 1 TB
320 GB - 640 GB
 
WD SmartWare
   
 
Automatic backup
   
 
Password protection
and hardware encryption
   
 
Ultra-portable form factor
       
 
Capacity gauge
       
 
E-label
       
 
Highest capacity
     


Product information

Capacity:500 GB

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on February 2, 2011
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