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The Maxtor Basics External Desktop hard drive is ideal when you need simple, reliable add-on storage; when you need a worry-free storage solution for your home or work files or; when you need to easily handle your expanding collection of digital photos, audio files, and documents. Your work, your photos, your songs, your digital video, your memories - Store them all safely and securely in Maxtor's External Desktop Hard Drive. Ideal for home and office, it's easy to use - just connect the power adaptor; then connect the USB cable into your PC or Mac and your Maxtor Desktop Hard Drive appears as another drive on your computer. Perfect for the Home PC or laptop user who needs extra storage in a hurry.
500GB HDD Holds:
Up to 142,000 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 200 hours of DVD quality video
Up to 60 hours of HD video
Product Description: Maxtor Basics Desktop - hard drive - 500 GB - Hi-Speed USB
Type: Hard drive - external
Form Factor: 3.5"
Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.5 cm x 12.7 cm x 20.3 cm
Weight: 1.06 kg
Localisation: Middle East, Africa, Europe
Capacity: 500 GB
Interface Type: Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Rate: 480 Mbps
Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm
Buffer Size: 16 MB
OS Required: Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP
Power Source Included: AC adapter
Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty