SONY Portable 1 TB Hard Drive £59.99 @ Currys & PC World
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SONY Portable 1 TB Hard Drive £59.99 @ Currys & PC World

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Found 17th Mar 2013
SONY HD-E1B Portable Hard Drive - 1 TB, Black
With Brush Aluminium protective Enclosure

+ 1.5% Quidco & Topcashback

Take all of your data wherever you go with the compact and high capacity Sony HD-E1B Portable Hard Drive. Boasting the capacity of an external hard drive, this portable hard drive provides all the space you need in a drive that can fit in your bag with ease.

High capacity storage

With a 1 TB capacity, the HDE1B has all the storage space you need for your files. Whether you're moving documents from your office to home, taking your photos to show your friends or simply storing your favourite movies, there is ample room for storing all of your files.

The 1 TB capacity means that you can store up to 280,000 photos on this hard drive, so there is more than enough room to store your photos without needing to pick and choose which ones you keep.

USB simplicity

The HDE-1B uses a USB 3.0 connection to transfer your files rapidly, so you don't need to wait for your videos, music, photos or documents to open. When you use the USB 3.0 connection, your hard drive can transfer files at up to 5 GB per second. When you work with Windows you can also make use of the data transfer accelerator, oragnising your files for the fastest speeds, providing you with the fastest possible data transfer.

It is also compatible with USB 2.0 connections, so you can use this hard drive with almost any computer. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers.

For the ultimate in entertainment, you can also use this hard drive with Sony Blu-ray players and PlayStation 3 consoles, so you can enjoy even more entertainment on your devices.

Keeping data safe

There is no need to worry about losing your data from your PC when you use the HDE1-B. This hard drive includes automatic backup software for Windows which makes backing up the files on your PC quick and simple.

With pre-loaded encryption software and a password protection manager, this hard drive protects your data with AED 256-bit algorithm data encryption before locking it away behind a password so you can be confident that your personal information and files can stay safe from prying eyes.

With a 3 year manufacturer's guarantee and a compact frame, the Sony HD-E1B Portable Hard Drive is perfectly designed to come everywhere with you.

42 Comments

+ heated.. thanks

Finally gave in. Like this better than the samsung at a similar price. Thanks

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absolutely beautiful hard drive.

I spend hours just looking at it.

its gorgeous.

when I lick it. it makes me tingle.

ewwaxo

absolutely beautiful hard drive.I spend hours just looking at it.its … absolutely beautiful hard drive.I spend hours just looking at it.its gorgeous.when I lick it. it makes me tingle.


LOLski !!!

good price .. hot

Does anyone know who actually makes the HDD. As far as I know there are only 3 HDD manufacturers - Toshiba, WD and Seagate.

I am worried whether I will be able to get my data if the USB connection fails. This has happened on my Seagate HDD and the data cannot be recovered by using a SATA connection

Does this use a standard Mini USB connection or some silly new cable invented by Sony?

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Mallinersha

Does this use a standard Mini USB connection or some silly new cable … Does this use a standard Mini USB connection or some silly new cable invented by Sony?



Uses standard USB 3 cable.

http://www.aardvark-technologies.co.uk/product_images/b/usb_3.0_cable_a_to_micro_b__31642.jpg
Edited by: "robdougall" 17th Mar 2013

robdougall

Uses standard USB 3 cable.




Thanks.

my ps3 slim 250GB is running out of space. got about 200GB of movies on it. could I use this for instant access?

I brought this a few days ago, It is compatible with my nexus 7 (with an OTG cable ofcourse).

In reply to the guy above me you have to reformat it to FAT32 with the included software, however this format is incompatible with files over 4GB.

what about Order&Collect, can I use a voucher instore? Didn't find any fields for the voucher while ordering for collection instore

ok, got that the voucher works only for online purchases
Edited by: "marteenas" 17th Mar 2013

Goes great with the Wii U

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supermetroid

Does anyone know who actually makes the HDD. As far as I know there are … Does anyone know who actually makes the HDD. As far as I know there are only 3 HDD manufacturers - Toshiba, WD and Seagate.I am worried whether I will be able to get my data if the USB connection fails. This has happened on my Seagate HDD and the data cannot be recovered by using a SATA connection



doesn't matter.

http://www.logotypes101.com/logos/799/5BDDBAB464542C9CB3DA6F02AEB61393/Its_a_Sony.png

Annoying that they don't allow you to use a code and collect in store as I have a voucher over 300 I need to kill

usman330

Annoying that they don't allow you to use a code and collect in store as … Annoying that they don't allow you to use a code and collect in store as I have a voucher over 300 I need to kill



Agree,its stupid isnt it.

I ordered it online with free delivery,so now they need to pay postage costs out of the sale profits,

no wonder theyre share price is so low!

Just bought one, code worked and used quid co. can't fault it cheers OP

I got mine last week, nice drive...just don't forget to fat32 it if you intend to use with your tv etc......incidentally mine linked perfectly with my bravia once reformatted.

ordered. heat added. thanks OP

Just ordered thanks.
Does anyone know if it works with PS3 without format?
Sony's website says this
"Effortless entertainement - Compatible with computers, Sony Blu-ray™ Disc players and PlayStation®3 consoles"
But I can't find any information on it, I thought to be compatible it had to be fat32?

Anyone had one of these apart yet to see what hardrive is in it & wether it has the connector soldered to the drive & what height the drive is. As I want to take the drive out & put it in A PS3 so it has to be 9.5mm high.

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FUZZCHOPZ

Anyone had one of these apart yet to see what hardrive is in it & wether … Anyone had one of these apart yet to see what hardrive is in it & wether it has the connector soldered to the drive & what height the drive is. As I want to take the drive out & put it in A PS3 so it has to be 9.5mm high.



the case is too beautiful to take apart.

SIMSIM16

Just ordered thanks.Does anyone know if it works with PS3 without … Just ordered thanks.Does anyone know if it works with PS3 without format?Sony's website says this "Effortless entertainement - Compatible with computers, Sony Blu-ray™ Disc players and PlayStation®3 consoles"But I can't find any information on it, I thought to be compatible it had to be fat32?



you will need to fat32 it, there is a handy little tool to do it on the drive when you get it to do just that

For anyone wanting to know about using the code and collecting instore. There seems to be an option for pay and collect with some stores which may allow you to use the code. Never used this myself but just seen it and thought it may be helpfull to someone. You can't collect the same day though, i don't think. But can can get it from next day.

Edited by: "ajm007" 18th Mar 2013

Looks sexy! Thx OP

I wonder about the transfer speed of a 5400 RPM hard drive, how far will it approach the 'up to 5GB per second' of USB 3?

Anyone tested the drive with Raspberry PI?

Is it not possible to apply the 5% off to collect in store ?

Thanks, ordered as code doesn't work for click and collect, how daft is that....thanks.

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greg666

Anyone tested the drive with Raspberry PI?



Works with the Sony RPi boards .

Thanks, ordered as code doesn't work for click and collect, how daft is … Thanks, ordered as code doesn't work for click and collect, how daft is that....thanks.


For anyone wanting to know about using the code and collecting instore. … For anyone wanting to know about using the code and collecting instore. There seems to be an option for pay and collect with some stores which may allow you to use the code. Never used this myself but just seen it and thought it may be helpfull to someone. You can't collect the same day though, i don't think. But can can get it from next day


Edited by: "ajm007" 20th Mar 2013

This also incorporates Bravia Engine technology into the spinning drive mechanism which really helps bring your videos and pictures to life. This is dfinitely the sexiest portable hard drive on the market and one that will wow all your friends when you get it out in the open.

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joeybutterface

This also incorporates Bravia Engine technology into the spinning drive … This also incorporates Bravia Engine technology into the spinning drive mechanism which really helps bring your videos and pictures to life. This is dfinitely the sexiest portable hard drive on the market and one that will wow all your friends when you get it out in the open.



yes I can verify the images look 'sharper' when using this drive. an unexpected benefit was that the sound appeared to be more 3D if you know what I mean.

awesome drive.

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I don't let anyone else touch mine!

I throw a fit, if I see thumbprints on it! Takes me hours to polish it out. But I like spending time with my drive. It makes me feel gooey inside.

Bought one of these, not impressed at all with this USB3 malarkey...

ATTO / HDtune give me the expected 100Meg a second as expected but transferring over small files (photos) and I'm getting something like 200Mbs = 25Meg

Should have not got suckered into the carp and stuck with e-sata

Just got mine. Does anyone know of a good compatable protective case to keep this in?

Just tried to order one of these but the website falls over at the payment stage - tried both PCW and Currys. V frustrating, but will try again later.

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Why expired?

seems to be available again at the same price, please UN expire
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