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Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive

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Western Digital
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My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB
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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: 15 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 15 Dec 2017 11:54:10
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Guarantee: 3-year Limited warranty
Long product name Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive

My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB
Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer

WD’s My Book™ Pro Edition II dual-drive storage system offers RAID mirroring for extra data protection or RAID striping for extraordinary capacity and performance. A three-year limited warranty, triple-interface and a powerful combination of features and performance make this system the storage solution of choice for creative professionals, workgroups, small offices and anyone looking for extra assurance that their data is safe.

- Extraordinary capacity - With one terabyte (1,000 GB) of storage in this elegant, small footprint design, you have plenty of room to store an entire digital photo library, 125 hours of HD movies, or over 75 hours of DV video.
- Extra data protection - For extra data protection, dedicate half the capacity for mirroring and automatically and instantaneously back up data every time you save it.
- Extra-fast performance - The lighting-fast combination of FireWire 400/800 and RAID striping yields the speed you need for fast, smooth video editing, an extra-responsive Photoshop scratch disk, rendering complex 3D objects or special effects, and saving huge blocks of data in record time.
- Easy to set up, easy to use - You’re up and running in a few simple steps. RAID configuration is easy with WD’s intuitive RAID Wizard software
- User serviceable - Easy access allows you to open the case and replace a drive. No need to send the entire system in for service.
- Triple interface - Provides flexibility and performance with connections for ultra-fast FireWire 800, as well as FireWire 400 and USB 2.0.
- EMC® Retrospect® Express Backup and System Recovery Software - Powerful backup software that includes full system backup and recovery, easy scheduling, and encryption.
- Capacity gauge - See at a glance how much space is available on your storage system.
- Intelligent drive management features - Automatic power-up, Safe Shutdown™, and LED activity lights make this storage system especially easy to use.
- Quiet and cool - An efficient convection cooling system and a thermostatically controlled fan keep this unit reliably cool and remarkably quiet.

Ideal For:
- Gain peace of mind with a mirrored back up of important documents and images.
- Organize and archive vast photo and artwork libraries.
- Edit and exchange massive audio and video projects.

Short summary description Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive:
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Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB, 1000 GB, 7200 RPM, USB powered

Long summary description Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB 1000GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB. Hard drive capacity: 1000 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. USB powered

Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
1000 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Ports & interfaces
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.
FireWire 800
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 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
4.09" (104 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
6.27" (159.3 mm)
Weight & dimensions
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
6.87" (174.6 mm)
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.
4.25 lbs (1.93 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.
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.2 ms
The other products, software and hardware this product can be used with.
PC's, Notebooks
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.
800 Mbit/s
The product is built in.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Power requirements
100 - 240 V AC, 47 - 63 Hz
Read seek
8.9 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
4.09 x 6.27 x 6.87" (104 x 159.3 x 174.6 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 5 expert reviews for Western Digital My Book Pro Edition II 1000 GB and the average expert rating is 72 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Using Western Digital’s My Book Pro Edition II external drive is a lot like living next to an airport. If you’re a traveler, the five-minute taxi trip from your house to the airport is absolutely ideal, provided you don’t mind the constant sound of pla...
Good It's speedy, and its looks are more than just that the frontpanel functionality is a great way to show what the drives are up to.
Bad Loud. Loud Loud Loud. And there's no eSATA connection, which makes us sniffle just a wee bit.
Yesterday we reviewed the Maxtor Shared storage II, which is a decent NAS that provides ample storage space for almost all needs. But devices like those dont really get popular with the home-users. But, what we have today will surely have you hooked o...
Good Triple interface (USB 2.0, FireWire 400 & 800), Efficient cooling, Intelligent backup and recovery, LEDs indicate the amount of empty space left...
Bad Not many people have a FireWire 800 port, Very expensive...
Bottom line Now lets take look at if it is justifiable having a MyBook Pro II at home. As I have already mentioned in the previous review, no matter how much we try to conserve storage space, we always run out of it in just a matter of days (at least on my PC at...
External storage devices can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, with each one targeted at a certain market, and generally each type is neatly distinguished. Theres the small and light 2.5in portable drives for those who want storage on the m...
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