A huge mass of files can be stored away in this external hard drive that sits by your PC or Apple Mac. Ready to connect up simply by a USB connection, this 1.5TB drive in the Western Digital My Book Essential series allows computer users to transfer and back-up data. Plug it into your desktop or notebook computer, retrieve and store files with ease. It's a compact unit that's ready to work with just about any computer.
This book-like shape takes up minimal space on your desk and allows two or more My Book drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf.
See your life safe in one place
WD SmartWare software - A visual control center with a single screen view of all your data. From it you can back up, retrieve, and secure your files.
An extra level of security with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Product Description My Book Essential WDBAAF0015HBK - hard drive - 1.5 TB - Hi-Speed USB
Device Type Hard drive - external
Enclosure Colour Black
Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps
Interface Type Hi-Speed USB
Power Source Included AC adapter
Dimensions (WxLxH) 48 x 135 x 165 mm
Weight 1.18 kg
Manufacturer Warranty 2 years warranty
Vista Certificationy Works with Windows Vista
OS Required Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Apple MacOS X 10.4, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Apple MacOS X 10.5
WD SmartWare - See your life safe in one place.
See your backup as it happens Seeing is believing. Visual backup displays your content in categories and shows the progress of your backup.
Protect your data automatically Relax, your data is secure. Automatic, continuous backup will instantly make a second copy whenever you add or change a file.
Bring back lost files effortlessly Retrieve your valuable data to its original location whether you've lost all your data or just overwritten an important file.
Take control Customize your backup, set drive security, run diagnostics, manage the power settings, and more from the WD SmartWare control center.
Drive lock - Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access or theft with password protection and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Illuminated capacity gauge - See at a glance how much space is available on your drive.
Power miser - My Book external drives are designed to save energy. WD GreenPower Technology lowers internal drive power consumption by up to 30%, a sleep mode reduces power during idle times, and a power-saving feature turns the drive on and off with your computer.
Ready to plug-and-play with Windows PCs - if you're a Mac user, check out WD's Mac version of this product.
USB 2.0 interface - A simple connection that offers convenience and compatibility among multiple computers.
Planet friendly - We designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
What It Holds
Digital Photos Up to 300,000 digital photos
MP3 Up to 375,000 songs (MP3)
Uncompressed CD Quality Up to 370,000 songs
Digital Video (DV) Up to 1150 hours
DVD quality video Up to 570 hours
HD video Up to 180 hours
External hard drive
WD SmartWare software (pre-loaded)
Quick Install Guide