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(Old Model) WD My Passport Ultra 500 GB Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive with Auto Backup, Black

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  • USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Automatic and cloud backup
  • Password protection and hardware encryption
  • Works great with Windows 8
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Connectivity Technology wired usb Wired Wired wired Wired
Digital Storage Capacity 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB 500 GB 500 GB
File System NTFS NTFS NTFS NTFS NTFS Ntfs
Hard Disk Description Portable Portable Portable Portable Portable Portable
Hard-Drive Size 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1 TB 500 GB 500 GB
Hardware Connectivity USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
Item Dimensions 3.21 x 0.5 x 4.33 in 3.21 x 4.33 x 0.64 in 0.6 x 4.8 x 3.2 in 3.2 x 4.4 x 0.6 in 3.21 x 4.33 x 0.62 in 3.2 x 4.4 x 0.6 in
Item Weight 4.8 ounces 0.54 lb 6.4 ounces 4.8 ounces 4.8 ounces
Memory Storage Capacity 500 1 GB 1 TB 1 TB 500 GB 500 GB
Model Year 2013 2016 2015 2013 2015 2013
Size 500 GB 1TB 1TB 1TB 500GB 500 GB

Product description

Capacity:500 GB  |  Color:Black

My Passport Ultra – Ultra-compact, local and cloud backup to go.

My Passport Ultra portable hard drive features WD SmartWare Pro backup software that lets you back up to the drive itself or use Dropbox to back up to the cloud. Move files quickly with the blazing speed of USB 3.0 connectivity. Keep your data private with password protection and hardware encryption.

Automatic & cloud backup.

Safeguard your memories with WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software. Back up directly to this drive or back up to the cloud using Dropbox.

My Passport Ultra - Cloud backup
High-capacity, compact, storage to go.

Offering up to 2 TB in a compact design, My Passport Ultra is the ideal companion for your Ultrabook and other slim notebooks. Travel light with all your digital content.

My Passport Ultra - Storage to go
Password protection secures your drive.

Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.

My Passport Ultra - Password protection
My Passport Ultra

Ultra-sleek design with high capacity.
At just half an inch thin (12.8mm) for the 500 GB model, this drive is sleek and fast with plenty of capacity for your important digital content. The 1 TB model is a mere 0.60 in (15.3 mm), while the massive capacity of 2 TB is only 0.81 in (20.5 mm).

Ultra-fast transfer rates.
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to three times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.*
*Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility.
With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0 when you're ready to step up to the to the next generation.

Automatic, continuous backup software.
WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up.

Local and cloud backup.
WD SmartWare Pro lets you choose where you back up your files. Back up files to your My Passport Ultra drive or back up your files to the cloud using Dropbox.

Secure your files.
WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help keep your data private.

WD Drive Utilities.
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.

Durable enclosure protects the drive inside.
We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty.

USB-powered.
Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.

Ideal for

  • Transferring files in blazing fast speed with USB 3.0
  • Connecting to the latest USB 3.0 devices and even backward compatible with USB 2.0 devices
  • Backing up your files to the local drive with automatic backup software
  • Backing up your files to the cloud using Dropbox
  • Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
  • Securing your files from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption
  • Connecting and powering through your USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 interface

What's in the box
Portable hard drive, USB cable, WD SmartWare Pro software, Quick Install Guide.

Compatibility
Formatted NTFS + Windows 8 or higher, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP operating systems
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

Features at a glance

  • Ultra-compact design with plenty of storage
  • Blazing-fast data transfers with USB 3.0 interface
  • Automatic backup software for local backups
  • Cloud backup through Dropbox
  • Password protection and hardware encryption
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility

My Passport Ultra


Product information

Capacity:500 GB  |  Color:Black

Technical Details

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Premium Storage

My Passport Ultra My Passport Slim
Perfect for Added storage and backup when you're on the go. Stylish storage and backup for your music, movies and photos.
Available colors Black, White, Blue, Red, Titanium Silver
Connection USB 3.0, USB 2.0 USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Capacity range 500 GB - 2 TB 1 TB - 2 TB
High-capacity for all your photos, music and videos
Automatic backup with WD SmartWare Pro
Cloud backup with Dropbox
Password protection

Technical Specification

Warranty [pdf ]

Additional Information

Warranty & Support

Amazon.com Return Policy:You may return any new computer purchased from Amazon.com that is "dead on arrival," arrives in damaged condition, or is still in unopened boxes, for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Amazon.com reserves the right to test "dead on arrival" returns and impose a customer fee equal to 15 percent of the product sales price if the customer misrepresents the condition of the product. Any returned computer that is damaged through customer misuse, is missing parts, or is in unsellable condition due to customer tampering will result in the customer being charged a higher restocking fee based on the condition of the product. Amazon.com will not accept returns of any desktop or notebook computer more than 30 days after you receive the shipment. New, used, and refurbished products purchased from Marketplace vendors are subject to the returns policy of the individual vendor.
Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here [PDF ]

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