WD My Passport® 500 GB USB 3.0/2.0 high capacity portable hard drive with backup
About this item
My Passport® offers high capacity in a sleek portable drive. It features ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity; automatic, backup software; and password protection and hardware encryption to help protect your files from unauthorized use with plenty of room to store all your files.
Ultra-fast transfer rates – When connected to a USB 3.0 port My Passport lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates
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 next generation.
High capacity, small design – Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road.
Automatic, continuous backup software -- You’re in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all. The 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.
WD Security™ - WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
WD Drive Utilities™ – Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
USB-powered -- Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
WD quality inside and out – 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 and protection.
- Transferring files in blazing fast speed with USB 3.0
- Connecting to USB 2.0 devices today and USB 3.0 devices when you’re ready
- Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files.
- Backing up your files with automatic, continuous backup software
- 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
- Portable hard drive
- USB cable
- WD SmartWare software
- Quick Install Guide
- Formatted NTFS for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7 or Windows 8
- Mac OS® X (requires reformatting)
- Data transfer rate - Up to 5 Gb/s in USB 3.0 mode Up to 480 Mb/s in USB 2.0 mode
- Interface - USB 3.0 and 2.0
- RoHS compliant - Yes
- Operating temperature - 5°C to 35°C
- Non-op. temperature - –20°C to 65°C