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OneTouch III
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Onetouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0
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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: 13 Nov 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 06 Feb 2017 11:47:49
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
Product views: 8433
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Guarantee: Maxtor 2-years limited warranty
Long product name Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB:
The short editorial description of Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB
OneTouch III 500GB. USB 2.0/1.1 & FireWire 400. 7200RPM. 16Mb Cache Buffer

Marketing text Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB

The official marketing text of Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB as supplied by the manufacturer
Backup and storage made simple for Mac and Windows® users.

Your digital data—photos, videos, email, documents, and music—is precious to you. Everyone knows the most effective way to safeguard your files is to backup your computer, but some may fear it will be
a long, complicated process. But it’s not!
The Maxtor Onetouch III solution gives you a simple, reliable, and automated backup solution that can be managed with a touch a button.

Backup, Store, Protect, Simple
This handsome unit plugs into your personal computer via a UsB or a FireWire 400 port. simply plug in the drive and the Maxtor Onetouch III appears on your desktop. Easy to use installation and backup software will have you up and running in minutes. Designed based on customer feedback to fit into your daily lifestyle, the Maxtor Onetouch III solution includes automatic synchronizing of data between your laptop, home, and work systems. We even designed it to easily stack additional storage drives later if you need to, without any additional stands or clutter. Using the included EMC® Dantzt Retrospect Express HD software, you can easily set the Maxtor Onetouch III solution to back up your data automatically, or at the touch of a
button. And for those who need it, the Maxtor Onetouch III solution also lets you effortlessly synchronize files between your home and workplace computers on the same operating system.
The versatility of dual interfaces also allow expandability, up to 62 FireWire devices or 127 USB 2.0 devices with a USB hub.
For added security, the Maxtor Onetouch III solution comes with Maxtor Drivelock and system Rollback. With the Maxtor Drivelock feature you can password-protect the drive against unauthorized users or in case
of loss. the system Rollback feature can roll back your PC system to a better point in time, such as before a virus attack, while keeping
your data current*.
The Maxtor Onetouch III solution is ideal for anyone who needs:
– a simple, reliable, and automated backup solution
– additional storage space
– synchronization between two or more computers
– enhanced protection for their data
– an expandable drive solution

The Maxtor Onetouch III solution – there’s no better way to add storage capacity and data backup to your computer.

*Windows only
Short summary description Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB:
This short summary of the Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate OneTouch III Onetouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0, 500 GB, 3.5", 7200 RPM, 16 MB, 5 - 35 °C, 3.2 lbs (1.45 kg)
Long summary description Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate OneTouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 2.0 500GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Seagate Onetouch III 500GB Firewire 400 & USB 2.0, OneTouch III. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive size: 3.5", Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Weight: 3.2 lbs (1.45 kg). Bundled software: backup software. Hard disk transfer rate: 480 Mbit/s, Minimum processor: Pentium III, 500 Mhz, Minimum RAM: 128 MB
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive size*
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity*
The product has USB connector.
USB version
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
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.
USB powered*
The device can be powered via a USB connection.
External power adapter
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35°C
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.
3.2 lbs (1,45 kg)
Packaging data
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
backup software
Other features
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium III, 500 Mhz
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Write seek
9 ms
Read seek
9 ms
Hard disk transfer rate
The internal hard disk transfer rate refers to the actual speed that the drive can read bits from the surface of the platter, or write bits to the surface of the platter.
480 Mbit/s
The product is built in.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000 / XP
Mac Os X (10.2.8 +)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
5.35 x 2.56 x 8.54" (136 x 65 x 217 mm)