The WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive from Western Digital® is an easy, reliable way to add more storage to your PC. Simply plug it in to a USB port and start saving or backing up your photos, music, video and other files. This 500 GB drive comes with a USB 2.0 interface which does not require any power adapter as it is powered directly through the USB cable. Moreover, this preformatted external hard drive is designed for use with windows based computers. If you are looking for simple and reliable add-on hard drive storage, the WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive is the ideal choice for you.
What It Is & Why Do You Need It?
An external hard drive that connects to a USB port. Use it to save your photos, music, video, and files.
What It Holds
Up to 100,000 digital photos
Up to 125,000 songs (MP3)
Up to 12,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality)
Up to 38 hours of Digital Video (DV)
Up to 190 hours of DVD quality video
Up to 60 hours of HD video
Drive Type: External
Capacity: 500 GB
Interface: USB 2.0
Temperature, Operating (°C): 41 - 95
Temperature, Nonoperating (°C): -4 to 149
WD quality inside and out - Designed with the same commitment to quality that made WD external drives the number one selling drives in the
Plug-and-play simplicity - Just connect the power and plug it into a USB port to instantly add more storage to your computer.
Designed to save power - Turns on and off with your computer. Enters idle mode when not in use. Utilizes a WD drive with power-saving
WD GreenPower Technology™ and an EnergyStar compliant power supply.
Earth-friendly packaging - Packaged in a minimized eco-friendly, recyclable packaging made from recycled materials.
Preformatted for PCs - Designed for use with Windows-based computers. Can be easily reformatted for use with Macs.
Available USB port
Mac OS® X Tiger® or Leopard®
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Hard drive - external
Canada, Latin America, United States
Interface Transfer Rate
Expansion / Connectivity
1 x Hi-Speed USB
1 x USB cable
Compatible with Windows 7
Software and devices that carry the Compatible with Windows 7 logo have the Microsoft assurance these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Software / System Requirements
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Apple MacOS X 10.4, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.5