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WD My Book Premium ES Edition 500GB USB 2.0/eSATA 3 Gb/s Hard Drive (External)

£136.19 with Free Delivery
Debit Card Discounted Price: £135.92

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  • Quick Find Code: K32939
  • Manufacturers SKU: WDG1SU5000E
  • Product UPC/EAN: 0718037119304

Product Description

With both the popular USB 2.0 and the ultra-fast eSATA 3 Gb/s interfaces on board, the My Book Premium ES Edition external hard drive offers universal connectivity and unbeatable performance in one high-value package. Works with both Windows and Macintosh computers. Includes EMC Retrospect Express backup software.

Main Features:

  • Easy to set up, easy to use—Installation is a snap because you don't really install this drive, you just plug it in and it's ready to use. There is no CD to install; the included software loads from the drive the first time you plug it in.
  • PC and Mac compatible—Works with both Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X 10.3 or later.
  • EMC Retrospect Express backup software—Includes easy-to-use EMC Retrospect Express backup software for Windows and Mac.
  • Capacity gauge—See at a glance how much space is available on your storage system. (Works with the USB connection only)
  • Intelligent drive management features—Turns itself on and off with your computer and Safe Shutdown prevents the drive from being powered down until all your data has been written. (Works with the USB connection only)
  • Quiet and cool—An efficient convection cooling system keeps this unit reliably cool and remarkably quiet
  • Smart design—The elegant case, iconic of a book, takes up less space on your desk, stacks horizontally, and allows two or more drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf
  • Fast, high-quality hard drive—Inside the case is WD’s exceptionally fast, ultra-quiet, cool-running SATA 3 Gb/s hard drive
  • Free Google software—Search your drive, manage your photos, and simplify Web searches with included Google software. (Windows only)
  • Ideal for:
  • High-speed backup of important documents and images
  • Extra storage for your computer
  • Automatic backups of your existing hard drive
  • Archiving the music stored on your MP3 player
  • Adding plenty of space for digital video capture and editing
  • Saving and organizing your digital photo collection
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HARD DISK Disk Capacity 500GB
Disk Speed 7200RPM
PERFORMANCE Average Seek Time Read: 8.9ms
Average Latency 4.20ms
Seek Time (Track to Track) 2ms
eSATA Ports 1 x eSATA 3.0Gb/s
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 2000, XP • Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later
System Requirements Available USB or eSATA port, or eSATA adaptor card
ELECTRICAL Voltage/Power/Frequency 100 to 240V AC / 47 to 63Hz
ENVIRONMENTAL Environmental 5 to 35°C
Non Operating Temperature -20 to 65°C
Operating Temperature 5 to 35°C
PHYSICAL Enclosure type Portable
Dimensions 5.6cm (W) x 14.3cm (D) x 17.2cm (H) - Weight 1.32kg
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