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WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Product overview

Discontinued

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Mini drive. Mega capacity.

My Passport 2TB comes in Midnight Black and offers high capacity in a slender, portable drive. It features ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity, compatibility with USB 2.0, automatic backup software, and password protection and hardware encryption to help protect your files from unauthorized use. The HUGE 2 TB capacity, means there's plenty of room to store all your files.

USB 3.0 transfers files up to 3x faster than USB 2.0 (When connected to a USB 3.0 Port)

  • 500 Photos: With USB 3.0 it's 54 seconds / With USB 2.0 it's 2 minutes 2 seconds
  • 2000 Songs: With USB 3.0 it's 4 minutes / With USB 2.0 it's 8 minutes 27 seconds
  • 2-hour HD Movie: With USB 3.0 it's 4 minutes 50 seconds / With USB 2.0 it's 14 minutes 27 seconds

Features

  • Ultra-fast transfer rates: When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport portable hard drives let you access and save files with blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 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 next generation.
  • High capacity, small design: Offering up to 2 TB 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.
  • USB-powered: Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
  • Automatic, continuous backup: WD's 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.
  • 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.

Ideal for

  • 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

Contents

  • Portable hard drive
  • USB cable
  • Quick Install Guide

Compatibility

  • Formatted NTFS for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7
  • Mac OS® X Leopard®, Snow Leopard™, or Lion™ (requires reformatting) Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

Product Dimensions

  • Length: 111 mm
  • Width: 82 mm
  • Height: 21mm
  • Weight: 0.23 kg

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
WD My Passport WDBY8L0020BBK - hard drive - 2 TB - USB 3.0
Type
Hard drive - external
Capacity
2 TB
Hardware Encryption
Yes
Interface
USB 3.0
Data Transfer Rate
5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Features
Hardware encryption, NTFS formatted
Power Source
USB bus
Enclosure Colour
Black
Dimensions (WxDxH)
8.2 cm x 11.1 cm x 2.1 cm
Weight
230 g
Localisation
Middle East, Africa, Europe
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years warranty

Detail

General

Device Type
Hard drive - external
Capacity
2 TB
Hardware Encryption
Yes
Interface
USB 3.0
Features
Hardware encryption, NTFS formatted
Width
8.2 cm
Depth
11.1 cm
Height
2.1 cm
Weight
230 g

Performance

Interface Transfer Rate
5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x USB 3.0

Power

Power Source
USB bus

Software & System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.5 or later

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x USB cable
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards
RoHS
Enclosure Colour
Black
Localisation
Middle East, Africa, Europe

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
2 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
5 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C
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