Buffalo MiniStation 500GB Hard Drive SATA USB3.0/USB 2.0 External (Black)

£54.69 includes FREE UK Postage (other delivery options available)

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MiniStation USB 3.0 is a sleek and lightweight portable USB Storage device, utilising cutting edge USB 3.0 technology and with a data transfer speed of up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. The feature rich software suite Buffalo Tools, accelerates the reading and writing speeds of both your Windows computer and MiniStation USB 3.0. With features such as SecureLockMobile for Windows PC to encrypt your data and prevent unauthorised access along with the power saving mode to reduce power consumption by stopping HDD rotation when idle for longer battery life, the MiniStation USB 3.0 is the must have for anyone who requires the latest technology whilst on the move.


2 Year



Hard Disk

Drive Interface


Disk Capacity



Data Transfer Rates

Max 5000MB/s

External Data Transfer

USB 2.0 Cable


External Interfaces/Ports

USB Ports

1 x USB 3.0

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported

Microsoft Windows 7 (32bit, 64bit)/Vista (32bit, 64bit)/XP ? Mac OS 10.4 or later (Included software is compatible with Windows only)





Operating Temperature

5 to 35?C

Relative Humidity

20 to 80%


Enclosure type





7.7cm (W) x 11.4cm (D) x 1.7cm (H) - Weight 0.150kg


  • MiniStation USB 3.0 achieves 10x Faster than USB 2.0
  • Includes Buffalo Tools for Windows to enhance your PC transfer performance and to back up your important digital assets
  • Slim design and lightweight
  • Plug-n-Play ready for immediate use
  • USB powered, no power supply needed
  • SecureLockMobile for Windows PC protects your data from theft and unauthorised access
  • Eco friendly with new power saving mode for Windows
  • Upgrade to USB 3.0 by using a Buffalo USB 3.0 Interface ExpressCard for desktop (IFC-PCIE2U3) or laptop (IFCEC2U3UC) or via an existing USB 3.0 port
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0

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Catalogue No: EL-04029928