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Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
500GB DriveStation™ Combo
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Category :
Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
External hard drives
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 10 Aug 2016 22:34:29
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
Product views: 5151
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Guarantee: 2 year
Long product name Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo:
The short editorial description of Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo
500GB DriveStation™ Combo USB 2.0/ IEEE1394

Marketing text Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo

The official marketing text of Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo as supplied by the manufacturer
Buffalo’s DriveStation Combo™ offers a quick and easy way to instantly store, access, back up and transfer your music, photos, videos and other files. Easy to set up, the DriveStation Combo easily connects to any device with an available USB or FireWire (IEEE1394) connection, including desktop and notebook PCs, Apple Macs, LinkStations and TeraStations. USB 2.0 and FireWire (IEEE1394) cables are included. Just plug it into your computer and it installs automatically with Windows 2000, XP, or Mac OS-X computers (Windows 98 systems will need to install USB drivers). Fanless Heat Sink Chassis design lets the DriveStation Combo run cool and quietly. The unique chassis design may be placed vertically or horizontally. With auto installation, Memeo™ AutoBackup Software (Download Memeo™ AutoBackup) and SecureLockWare™ support, the DriveStation Combo is a plug and play secure and reliable USB backup and storage solution.

Short summary description Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo:
This short summary of the Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo, 5 - 35 °C, SATA, AC100-240V 50/60 Hz, WindowsXP, Windows2000, WindowsMe, Windows98SE, Mac OS X
Long summary description Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Buffalo 500GB DriveStation™ Combo. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Host interface: SATA. Power consumption (typical): 17 W. Width: (), Depth: (), Height: (). Transfer rate (Mbps): 480 Mbit/s, Power requirements: AC100-240V 50/60 Hz, Compatible operating systems: WindowsXP, Windows2000, WindowsMe, Windows98SE, Mac OS X
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Disk Drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Host interface*
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Energy Management
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
17 W
Operational Conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35°C
Weight & Dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
1.81" (46 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
6.42" (163 mm)
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
7.87" (200 mm)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
2.8 lbs (1,27 kg)
Other features
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
FireWire 400
FireWire-interface with a data transmission speed of 400 Mbit/s (50MB/s). FireWire is a serial computer bus technology designed as replacement of SCSI and is based on the IEEE 1394 and 1394b standards.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Power requirements
AC100-240V 50/60 Hz
The product is built in.
Transfer rate (Mbps)
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
480 Mbit/s
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
WindowsXP, Windows2000, WindowsMe, Windows98SE, Mac OS X
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1 x USB, 2 x IEEE1394