The Verbatim Store n Go portable hard drive features high performance storage using a USB 3.0 "Super Speed" interface. USB 3.0 offers up to 10 times faster data transfer rates than USB 2.0 (based on USB bus speed) providing ultra fast data transfer on the go. Store and carry your digital and day to day working files on this truly mobile drive.
The Store n Go Portable Hard Drive is USB 3.0 bus powered (1 x USB 3.0 interface) yet is backwards compatible to any USB 2.0 ports on your PC or notebook. The drive requires no external power for operation; simply plug n play. Store 'n' Go Portable Hard Drives are formatted in FAT32 enabling you to use them on Windows OS and Mac OS systems.
For added security Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials software is provided to help back up your laptop or PC's hard drive. BackItUp and Burn Essentials provides 3 applications in 1. Back up all your files, folders, and drives whenever you want, or schedule the auto back up to a set time for added security. Nero Express gives you the option to burn your files to CD or DVD, and with Nero RescueAgent you have an option to recover files should they become damaged. Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials Software is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (not compatible with Mac OS).
Verbatim Store'n'Go Portable Hard Drives also come with Green Button energy saving software. Green Button software suspends the hard drive from spinning while not in use increasing efficiency and saving energy. There are 3 'Sleep Setting' options. Set the suspend mode to come in after 10 minutes of use, or by increments of 10 minutes up to 120 minutes. Set the drive to suspend immediately by double clicking the Green Button icon on the desktop, alternatively you can set the drive to 'Never Suspend the disk'.
Features and Benefits:
- Sleek, lightweight portable drive
- USB 3.0 increases transfer speed up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
- Backwardly compatible with USB 2.0 ports
- Includes Nero BackItUp & Burn software*
- Energy saving software, allowing you to suspend the hard drive from spinning while not in use, increasing efficiency and saving energy
- Verbatim 2 Year Limited Warranty
- Software compatible with windows operating systems only
- USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
- Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7
- Mac OS X 10.0 or higher
- Power: Bus powered via USB 3.0 cable
- Interface: USB 3.0 / 2.0 port
- Data Transfer Rate: up to 4800 Mbits/second (USB Bus Speed)
- Rotational Speed: 5400rpm
- Cache: 8MB or greater
- Interface: USB 3.0
- Dimensions: 116mm x 80mm x 13mm
- Product Weight: 150g
- 2 Year Warranty
Portable Hard Drives – The perfect solution for storage on the go!
Portable hard drives are becoming more and more common. Why? Some people want a portable hard drive in order to create additional file storage space for a computer that lacks extensive internal storage, especially for laptops and netbooks. Others use a portable external hard drive for backing up files and archiving so they are ultra-secure in case of computer failure.
But why choose a portable drive over a desktop drive? There are numerous reasons, including:
- A portable drive does not require an external power source
- A portable drive is great for on-the-go; it is small enough to carry with you and often designed to be rugged for transporting
- A portable drive can be easily used among multiple PC’s for file sharing
- A portable drive allows you to schedule automatic backups of files
- A portable drive stores easily if archiving
- No External Power Source
Portable external hard drives, in industry terms, are called “plug-and-play.” Plug and play means you can simply connect the drive to your USB port, and you are ready to start dragging and dropping files. You don't need an additional power source like you do on a desktop unit.
Great for On-the-Go
Ideally, compact portable hard drives can travel with you. Many come in fashionably thin styles and often have a rugged casing that can withstand accidental drops. Slip a USB portable hard drive into your laptop case or even your pocket—they are THAT small.
If you work with large files, a portable hard drive is a great place to save them. Move from home to office or even desk to desk at work and easily manipulate and save files on your portable hard drive. Just be sure to use the same type of computer. It is NOT recommended to switch between Macs and PCs once you have formatted your portable hard drive.
Portable hard drives hold large amounts of information and allow you to schedule regular backups automatically – that’s one less thing you have to remember. Often, USB portable hard drives feature backup software you set up once and forget about!
Archiving digital files simply means creating a safe storage place for important files. Archived data is often a permanent record that is moved, not copied, from one system to another and retained for a specified period of time. Save very important files on a portable drive and then put it in a safe or a lock box.
Verbatim portable hard drives come in multiple capacities and enclosures that deliver outstanding quality, performance and reliability. Great for saving photos, videos, games and all types of multimedia files. Verbatim stands behind our products and our warranty proves it -Verbatim hard drives come backed by a 2-year warranty.
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