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WD 250 GB USB 2.0/Firewire External Hard Drive with Dual Option Backup and USB ( WDXB2500JBRNN )

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  • Instant addition of massive data storage capacity for PC or Macintosh
  • Dual-option backup--automatic or on-the-spot
  • One conveniently located on the front for easy connection of USB peripherals such as a keychain drive, printer, keyboard, or mouse
  • 7200 RPM rotational speed and 8 MB cache for maximum storage performance
  • Includes Dantz Retrospect Express backup software


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Product Description

Western Digital's high-capacity WD Dual-option Combo hard drive includes a USB 2.0 hub with front and rear ports. A convenient front-mounted power button is equipped with Safe Shutdown , a WD-exclusive feature that ensures all data has been transferred before shutting down the drive. Dual-option backup buttons let you choose how and when to back up your data--automatically or on-the-spot. The elegant, stackable case can be positioned vertically or horizontally. High-speed storage, conveniently placed buttons and ports, and easy-to-use backup features make the WD Dual-option Combo drive an ideal solution for that much-needed additional storage and a perfect place to back up your valuable data, music, photos, and movies.

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Western Digital's high-capacity 250 GB WD Dual-option Combo hard drive includes a USB 2.0 hub with front and rear ports. A convenient power button is equipped with SafeShutdown, a WD-exclusive feature that ensures all data has been transferred before shutting down the drive. Dual-option backup buttons let you choose how and when to backup your data - automatically or on-the-spot.

Features

  • Dual-option Backup -- choose how and when to back up your data, automatically or on-the-spot
  • Includes both USB 2.0 and FireWire interfaces giving you your choice of high-speed connectivity options for maximum flexibility and throughput. Built-in USB hub
  • Front-mounted power button -- equipped with WD’s exclusive Safe Shutdown feature that ensures all data has been safely transferred before shutting down the drive
  • 7200 RPM rotational speed
  • Preformatted; simply plug it in and go
  • Designed for near-silent operation with WD’s whisper-quiet hard drive
  • Fast, easy connection to PC or Macintosh computers
  • Cool, heat-dissipating case
  • Stands vertically or horizontally
  • Stackable

Applications

  • Back up your existing hard drive
  • Archive the music stored on your MP3 player
  • Add plenty of space for digital video capture and editing
  • Save and organize your digital photo collection
  • Back up your valuable data from notebooks
  • Easily share files between computers
  • Add virtually unlimited storage with multiple external hard drives

System Requirements

PC Users

  • Available USB port
  • Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP

Macintosh Users

  • Available USB port
  • Mac OS v9.2.2 or Mac OS X v10.2.8+

Kit Contents

  • 250 GB USB 2.0/FireWire external hard drive with USB 2.0 hub
  • 6 foot (1.8m) USB 2.0 certified cable
  • Software CD including Dantz Retrospect Express backup software
  • AC adapter with power cord
  • Vertical stands
  • Feet for horizontal placement
  • Quick Install Guide


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