AMAZON - Western Digital Elements 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - Black- £68.96 FREE DELIVERY - HotUKDeals
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Western Digital Elements 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - Black - Price: £68.96 & this item Delivered FREE in the UK

Product Description: WD Elements Desktop WDE1UBK10000 - hard drive - 1 TB - Hi-Speed USB
Type: Hard drive - external
Dimensions (WxDxH): 12.5 cm x 20.4 cm x 3.6 cm
Weight: 1.02 kg
Enclosure Colour: Black
Localisation: United Kingdom
Capacity: 1 TB
Interface Type: Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Rate: 480 Mbps
OS Required: Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP
Power Source: Included AC adapter

Price: £68.96 & this item Delivered FREE in the UK -

Found the above while looking on Amazon - found it less than £1 cheaper else where but not free postage and no stock...!

Cheers

Rick

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#1
Hello,

If you can find it cheaper or similar spec for cheaper, please post up as im looking to purchase one very soon!!!!

Cheers

Rick


Photo below..

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41ubZVv%2BOAL._SS400_.jpg
#2
Ace find! Must resist temptation until pay day!
#3
Same price Ebuyer deal posted earlier http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/423748/western-digital-1tb-external-hard-d 823 in stock !
#4
Halfmad
Ace find! Must resist temptation until pay day!


Cheers...

Since posting the above and (before), i cant seem to find any other 1TB Hard Drives better priced from a well known supplier.

All i will be using it for is "still" data storage, DSLR "RAW" photos, large documents, etc etc so it looks ok for me..

Cheers

Rick
[admin]#5
Thanks for this, great offer! + Heat & Rep
#6
juliet_bravo
Thanks for this, great offer! + Heat & Rep


Many Thanks.

Rick
#7
I'm just about to buy one of these, but I wanted to check. Is there one of these with an ethernet connection instead so I can plug it in to the wireless router?

Alternatively could I use some kind of usb to ether net adapter to plug the drive into the wireless router? I saw a couple of expensive products which did that (http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/networking-and-wi-fi/network-attached-storage-nas-/linksys-network-storage-link-for-usb-2-0-291780/review - looks lke a bad review too), but I wondered if there was a simpler solution. Such as http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0013FEPP2/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=A33UUN3042BH70 with a patch cable. OR http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000MHO3Q8/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=A33UUN3042BH70 which will allow the harddrive usb cable to be plugged into the wireless router direct. Surely all that's needed is a direct link?
#8
RickT
Cheers...

Since posting the above and (before), i cant seem to find any other 1TB Hard Drives better priced from a well known supplier.


I agree. Tescos Iomega drives have now all increased significantly in price else I would have suggested them. This is an even better deal now because of this.
#9
Darken
I'm just about to buy one of these, but I wanted to check. Is there one of these with an ethernet connection instead so I can plug it in to the wireless router?

Alternatively could I use some kind of usb to ether net adapter to plug the drive into the wireless router? I saw a couple of expensive products which did that (http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/networking-and-wi-fi/network-attached-storage-nas-/linksys-network-storage-link-for-usb-2-0-291780/review - looks lke a bad review too), but I wondered if there was a simpler solution. Such as http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0013FEPP2/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=A33UUN3042BH70 with a patch cable. OR http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000MHO3Q8/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=A33UUN3042BH70 which will allow the harddrive usb cable to be plugged into the wireless router direct. Surely all that's needed is a direct link?


No, you also either need a bridge board on the hard drive or in the router to translate the usb data into network data. Some routers like the Apple Airport Extreme have a usb port which allows you to hook up printers and hard drives to use on your wireless network. You tend to pay a bit more for that.

Those simple usb to network adapters you linked convert a network cable into a usb cable - you need to attach a suitable adapter to each end. You cannot make a usb to network cable that way.
#10
http://www.pcworld.co.uk/product.php?sku=959744

Same price PC world, which you could collect in store.
#11
spraint
No, you also either need a bridge board on the hard drive or in the router to translate the usb data into network data. Some routers like the Apple Airport Extreme have a usb port which allows you to hook up printers and hard drives to use on your wireless network. You tend to pay a bit more for that.

Those simple usb to network adapters you linked convert a network cable into a usb cable - you need to attach a suitable adapter to each end. You cannot make a usb to network cable that way.


Would you be so kind as to suggest a product if you happen to know of one? I'm in the market for something similar myself.
#12
http://www.pcworld.co.uk/product.php?sku=959744

Same price PC world, which you could collect in store.


That's a web-exclusive offer at PC World which also charges you £4.95p for P&P. The instore price is £89.99p, so the Amazon deal is still better.:p
#13
Cold, since £70 has been the standard price of external 1TB drives for months.
#14
I paid £70 for one of these from PC World before Christmas! Would have thought the price would have dropped by now.
#15
just got one of these this week from Dixons for £65:54 free delivery plus Quidco using 5% voucher on wepromiseto to get it at this price.:whistling:
#16
Picked one up from Currys had the print out of the pcworld price and he said I would have to buy it online and pick it up. But then for some reason he did it for me there in the store so got it at this price.
#17
Damn..the networked 1 tb drive are so much more expensive. http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_ss_ce?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=ethernet+1tb+harddrive&x=0&y=0

I use a lap top and move it around the house a lot. So thinking about it it would make sense to connect the harddrive to the wireless router rather than lug it around with me when moving and disconnecting downloads in the process.
#18
greenminty1
That's a web-exclusive offer at PC World which also charges you £4.95p for P&P. The instore price is £89.99p, so the Amazon deal is still better.:p


True but you can actually buy online and reserve for in-store collection. Or when I bought a PC I printed out a copy of the website price and showed em, and they charged the website price and said I was a "collect in store".
#19
are these the same actual size as the lower capacity drives? dimension wise?

Thanks
#20
Guys which is better , this wd drive or this?
1TB Seagate Expansion ST310005EXD101-RK, Piano Black, External USB2 Hard Drive, 7200rpm
which is 65 quid on scan
#21
just to add there's no on/off switch on it.
#22
masai
just to add there's no on/off switch on it.


Eh? There is on mine. :thinking:
#23
spraint
Eh? There is on mine. :thinking:


There isn't on mine:?

http://i43.tinypic.com/szfq5d.jpg
#24
Bigmonty;5522910
I agree. Tescos Iomega drives have now all increased significantly in price else I would have suggested them. This is an even better deal now because of this.


Iomega drive from Tesco failed after just 3 months and cannot be initialised.I was quoted £600 to £1050+ by Iomega data recovery for this drive!! Under warranty they want receipt of any data recovery by other companies for replacement! Be Aware of Iomega...
#25
£64.97 @ Tesco, instore and online, just bought one from Chichester. Could someone put this as a deal, possibly cheaper online if you can use the £5 off voucher
#26
I reserved one of these last week for in store collect at Keighley in Yorkshire, and when i got there to pick it up, they gave me a MyBook Essentials drive for £68.94.
Result, much better drive

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