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WD Elements SE Portable 500 GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive

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  • USB powered

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Connectivity Technology usb
Digital Storage Capacity 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB
File System NTFS NTFS NTFS
Hard Disk Description External Portable Portable Portable
Hard-Drive Size 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB
Hardware Connectivity USB USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
Item Dimensions 3.1 x 5 x 0.6 in 3.2 x 4.4 x 0.6 in 0.6 x 4.8 x 3.2 in 3.1 x 4.7 x 0.59 in
Item Weight 0.55 lb 4.8 ounces 6.4 ounces 0.51 lb
Memory Storage Capacity 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB
Model Year 2011 2013 2015 2014
Size 500 GB 1TB 1TB 1TB

Product description

Capacity:500 GB

Product description

Western Digital 500GB Elements USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive A simple, high quality portable drive that is light and easy to carry. Simply plug it in to any USB port and start saving your photos, music, video, and files. Plug-and-play simplicity - Just plug it into a USB port and you're up and running instantly. USB powered - These drives require no power adapter; they are powered directly through the USB cable. Preformatted for PCs - Designed for use with Windows-based computers. Can be easily reformatted for use with Macs. Type: Hard Drive External: Yes Capacity: 500GB Interface: USB 2.0 Speed: 5400RPM Form factor: 2.5" Model: WDBABV5000ABK Included items: WD External Hard Drive, USB Cable Dimensions: 5" L x 3.1" W x 0.6" H Weight: 0.50lb

From the Manufacturer

WD Elements™ Portable SE Hard Drive - Maximum capacity storage in a compact design.

Western Digital's WD Elements Portable SE 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 high-capacity storage
  • Plug-and-play
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • WD quality inside and out
  • 1-year limited warranty

Maximum capacity, compact design - Store all your favorite videos, music, photos, and important files. But it's still sleek and compact, so you can slip it in your pocket and take it with you anywhere.

Plug-and-play simplicity - Just plug the WD Elements Portable SE 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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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
     


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Capacity:500 GB

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