Buffalo Juststore 500GB USB portable Hard Drive - £42.60 delivered @ Amazon UK - HotUKDeals
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basic 500GB portable USB harddrive

- PC and Mac compatible
- USB 2.0 connection (mini USB plug, NOT the silly micro USB one!)
- USB Powered - no power supply needed
- Compact, lightweight in a black slim line plastic chassis
- 2 year manufacturer warranty
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#1
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Edited By: aScottishBloke on Jan 31, 2011 13:27: Link
#2
Shouldnt this be the normal price for these by now? cold...
#3
These are good drives - bought a couple at this price months ago from Scan.
#4
ju1cy
Shouldnt this be the normal price for these by now? cold...

and if its not then you just made the stupidest post ever
oh wait its not normal price, how dare they not follow your command.
collect your stupidest post prize behind your dustbin.
#5
If you go throught topcashback you can get the same for £38.24 from bestbuy.co.uk :)

Edited By: Nayana on Jan 31, 2011 09:33
#6
brilly
ju1cy
Shouldnt this be the normal price for these by now? cold...

and if its not then you just made the stupidest post ever
oh wait its not normal price, how dare they not follow your command.
collect your stupidest post prize behind your dustbin.


Well i bought one over a year ago for less than this, by now the price should be in the £30 range, for people to vote hot at £40+ is the stupidest thing.
#7
ju1cy
brilly
ju1cy
Shouldnt this be the normal price for these by now? cold...

and if its not then you just made the stupidest post ever
oh wait its not normal price, how dare they not follow your command.
collect your stupidest post prize behind your dustbin.


Well i bought one over a year ago for less than this, by now the price should be in the £30 range, for people to vote hot at £40+ is the stupidest thing.

think you are just upping the level of stupid here.
this is a portable drive not a desktop drive - if you got a 500gb portable for less than this over a year ago it was very unusual (a year ago 60quid was hot) and nothing to do with standard prices anyway - more likely you cant read.

Edited By: brilly on Jan 31, 2011 10:40
1 Like #8
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:
Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!
1 Like #9
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:
Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!


Looks like an ordinary mini usb 5 pin. 99p delivered on Ebay.
#10
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:
Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!

i have 2 externals both look like that socket (and a number of other devices which i think have same such as camera photoframe etc). is it the socket or the cable you mean or wot?

Edited By: brilly on Jan 31, 2011 12:58
#11
this site is becoming a whinge forum :(
#12
flloydee2
this site is becoming a whinge forum :(

you whinging?
:D
banned#13
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!

True
#14
speedy1477
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!


True

whats true? spill the beans tell us how its different! im still confused lol
#15
The cable is a USB mini b, it says in the datasheet. You can get them anywhere. If you live in London you're never more than 3 feet away from one I've heared.
#16
£7 more and u can get a usb3.0 WD one, worth it IMO
1 Like #17
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:
Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!

I've got 4 different portables and they all use this same socket, nothing unusual about it.
#18
asl9791
£7 more and u can get a usb3.0 WD one, worth it IMO


The WD one is nice but the HDD has a proprietary board on it for the usb 3 connection, meaning you can't swap out the hdd. I'm not 100% but I'd assume the buffalo is standard, so the hdd can be replaced/swapped.
banned#19
brilly
speedy1477
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!
True
whats true? spill the beans tell us how its different! im still confused lol
I tried using the same cable but not the one supplied with the external hard drive and it didn't work. Windows couldn't read the device correctly. Changed wires and worked fine.
#20
speedy1477
brilly
speedy1477
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!
True
whats true? spill the beans tell us how its different! im still confused lol

I tried using the same cable but not the one supplied with the external hard drive and it didn't work. Windows couldn't read the device correctly. Changed wires and worked fine.


Maybe the one you tried was a mini usb but with 8 pins.
#21
Hi,

Can I use this to play .avi and .mkv files with subtitles (.srt) on my Sony bdp-s70?

Thanks
#22
good deal...
whats the deal with all the arrogant posters on here at the moment?!
#23
brilly
speedy1477
pet2000
Bought this about 6 months ago for daily use and I had no issues so far. The only critic I have is:Dont loose your USB cable. It is a none-standard one and will cost you to replace!


True

whats true? spill the beans tell us how its different! im still confused lol

The supplied cable doesn't have standard wiring. Other mini USB cables won't work (unless you change the wiring)
#24
I have also posted this question in another thread for the same drive, but does anyone know if this will work as a recording output on a Panasonic Viera TV?

Thanks
#25
good price
#26
good price

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