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WD My Book Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive - B000XRK3LG

  • Model: B000XRK3LG
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  • If your drive stops working, the Seagate Rescue data recovery plan will recover the data from the failed drive and return it to you on a new piece of external storage

  • Covers new single-disk external hard drives of any brand when purchased within 30 days (receipt must be retained for purchases not on the same transaction). Not eligible on enterprise class or multi-drive devices

  • Free shipping for in-lab data recovery; 24/7 online case status tracking

  • If your data isn't recovered, you get your money back

  • Product description

    If you only have one copy of your data, that data is at risk! Back it up safely and securely with this Western Digital My Book Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 3.5-inch External Hard Drive!This external storage device meets your storage needs with 500 GB of storage capacity in a compact and heat-resistant enclosure. This external drive features a high-speed USB 2.0 interface for maximum compatibility and fast data transfer speeds. This device is energy-efficient, too, turning itself on and off with your computer!Secure your data with a reliable backup today, get your Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500 GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive now!

    From the Manufacturer

    Are you running out of hard drive capacity? Do you need to archive some important digital documents, photos, or music? This elegant external hard drive, reminiscent of a book, is the perfect solution. It takes no more space than a paperback book. Collect two or more and they nest neatly together like volumes on a shelf.

    What It Holds:

    •     Up to 142,000 digital photos
    •     Up to 125,000 songs (MP3)
    •     Up to 12,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality)
    •     Up to 38 hours of Digital Video (DV)
    •     Up to 220 hours of quality video
    •     Up to 60 hours of HD video
    One gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes. One terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.

    Product 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.
    • USB 2.0 interface - A simple connection that offers convenience and compatibility among multiple computers.
    • Fits right in - Takes no more space than a paperback book. Collect two or more and they nest neatly together like volumes on a shelf.
    • Smart and energy efficient - Turns itself on and off with your computer.
    • PC and Mac compatible - Works with both Windows® 2000/XP/Vista and Mac® OS X 10.4.8 or later

    Ideal for
    • Instant storage
    • Easy to use
    • USB 2.0
    • Saving and organizing your digital photo collection

    System Requirements
    • Available USB port
    • Windows® 2000/XP/Vista™
    • Mac® OS X 10.4.8 or later

    Package Includes
    • External hard drive
    • USB cable
    • AC adapter
    • Quick Install Guide





    Which external drive interface is the right choice: USB, FireWire, eSATA, or Gigabit Ethernet? The right choice depends on compatibility with your computer and how you want to use your device. First, look at the connections on your computer.

    Note: For convenience and flexibility, choose a WD hard drive with both USB and FireWire interfaces
    (available in dual and triple interface configurations) or with both USB and eSATA interfaces.

    WD My Book Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive - B000XRK3LG