DescriptionBuffalo Technology's new MiniStation™ Slim portable Hard Drive brings you the Buffalo quality you know and trust in a remarkably small and attractive aluminum package.And, in addition to its good looks, users will be impressed with the MiniStation Slim's high speed data transfer via USB3.0.
|Host Interface||USB 3.0|
|manufacturer||Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc|
|Maximum External Data Transfer Rate||640 MBps (5 Gbps)|
|Platform Supported||Mac; PC|
|Product Line||MiniStation Slim|
|Product Name||MiniStation Slim HD-PUSU3 Hard Drive|
|Product Type||Hard Drive|
|storage capacity||500 GB|
|System Requirements||Operating System(s):; Windows 8 (64-bit/32-bit); Windows 7 (64-bit/32-bit); Windows Vista (64-bit/32-bit); Windows XP (32-bit); Mac OS(r) X 10.5 - 10.8|
From the Manufacturer|
MiniStation™ Slim offers easy to use, plug and play storage and back up for your PC and Mac computers in a lightweight, portable form. Its sleek aluminum body offers a stylish yet durable solution to securely take your files on-the-go.
- USB 3.0
- Ultra-Slim Form
- Sleek Aluminum Body
- 7mm Hard Drive
BUFFALO MiniStation Slim 500 GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - DatasheetBUFFALO MiniStation Slim 500 GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Datasheet - opens PDF
ULTRA-COMPACT 7mm PORTABLE USB 3.0 HARD DRIVEMiniStation Slim is a high performance USB 3.0 portable storage solution in a compact and contemporary form. Utilizing a 7mm HDD and a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Slim drive features a remarkably thin and durable lightweight chassis, ideal for users on the go. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 3.0, MiniStation Slim works with nearly any PC or Mac®; simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. Store, back up and transport your content with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 plug and play connectivity.
USB 3.0/2.0 COMPATIBILITYMiniStation Slim features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5 Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. The preformatted hard drive requires no driver or software installation and is ready for immediate use.
TURBO PC ENHANCEMENTUtilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 2X over competing USB 3.0 portable hard drives by making system adjustments to increase performance substantially.
COMPACT AND CONVENIENTDesigned for mobility, MiniStation Slim occupies minimal space and oers USB 3.0 bus-powered mobile storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with PC and Mac, so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on, even while on the go.
Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Bualo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.
• Buffalo's Backup Utility is a featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
• eco Manager helps to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive.
• TurboPC includes two components to enhance file transfer performance with external hard drives. It also includes TurboCopy which provides additional system adjustments to increase performance substantially.
• SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption
Number of Drives: 1
Drive Interface: SATA 3 Gb/s
Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector Type: Micro-B type
Number of Ports: 1
Data Transfer Rates: Max. 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0), Max. 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.1 x 0.3 x 4.5 in
Weight: 4.9 oz
Power Supply: DC 5V (USB powered)
Power Consumption: Max 3.1W
Client OS Support: Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit),
Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.5 - 10.8*
What's in the Box
USB 3.0 Cable
Quick Setup Guide
MiniStation Portable Hard Drives Comparison
|BUFFALO MiniStation™ Slim 7mm||BUFFALO MiniStation™ Thunderbolt|
|Capacity Range||500 GB||500 GB - 1 TB|
|Interface Connection||USB 3.0||Thunderbolt & USB 3.0|
|Integrated Cable Management|
|Warranty Period||2 years||3 years|
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