Great portable storage solution: Thunderbolt (10GBps) Interface. Two times faster Interface speed than USB 3.0.
Buffalo Technology's MiniStation Thunderbolt Portable HDD is world's first portable Thunderbolt with an USB 3.0 dual interface external drive solution. The Thunderbolt (10 GBps) Interface is twice as fast than USB 3.0 while pr serving backward compatibility with existing devices that support USB 2.0 or USB 3.0.
The MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD can be formatted to support both PC and Mac® making it a great portable storage solution for any device. Native Compatibility with Mac OS X Time Machine also makes it an ideal solution for backup with Mac computers.
Bus-powered, the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD requires no additional power supply and is easy to carry. Just plug the portable HDD body with the included Thunderbolt Cable* onto your Mac. Housed in a sleek aluminum body with a transparent frosted top, the design feels luxurious. MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD features an indirect disk access LED indicator on the underside that tastefully illuminates its supporting surface.
With the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD on the move, you can transfer digital content faster, simplify connections between devices, maintain compatibility with nearly any device and enjoy new ways to use portable storage.
*No AC adapter is required
Ultimate speed: Thunderbolt (10GBps) Interface. Two times faster Interface speed than USB 3.0.
Dual-interface: Two extremely fast interfaces: Thunderbolt and USB 3.0.
Cables included: Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables in the box.
Bus powered: No additional power input required.
Apple friendly: Ready for use for Mac immediately and Works for Mac TimeMachine (HFS+ formatted).
Design: Sophisticated design.
HDD Interface: SATA
Connector TypeThunderbolt (Mini DisplayPort)
Data Transfer Rates10Gb/s
Connector TypeMicro-B USB
Standard ComplianceUSB 3.0
Data Transfer Rates5Gb/s
Dimensions (W x D x H)80.5 x 130 x 22.5 mm
OS Support Thunderbolt - Mac OS X 10.6 or later, USB - Mac OS X 10.5 or later, Windows 7 (64-bit/32-bit) / Vista (64-bit/32-bit) / XP(32-bit)