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Seagate 500GB USB 3.0 Expansion Portable Hard Drive

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Seagate 500GB USB 3.0 Expansion Portable Hard Drive is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 25.
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  • 500GB portable hard drive gives you enough storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
  • USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
  • Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
  • USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
  • Manufacturer code: STBX500200
  • On promotion until 01/01/19

Product details

Seagate 500GB USB 3.0 Expansion Portable Hard Drive

• 500GB portable hard drive gives you enough storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
• Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
• USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
• Manufacturer code: STBX500200

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has 500GB of storage, giving you plenty of space for your files. You can store up to 500 hours of standard digital video, 125 two-hour DVD films, 160,000 digital photos or 8,330 hours of digital music.

Why should I choose a portable drive?
This portable drive is great if you are constantly on the move or you need a space saving design. As it’s powered by USB you can connect it to any computer or newer smart TV with a USB port.

Operating Specifications
Storage Capacity 500GB
Disk Speed 5400RPM
Construction
Colour black
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY PLEASED, IT WAS EASY TO INSTALL AND HAS FREED UP MY COMPUTER A LOT ALSO LOOKS NEAT.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good delivery time. Happy with the product. It is not the first one I have bought from you. Previously I bought in store.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item works fine , no problems, just plug it in and go. Uusing drive as backup to my imac.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does exactly what it's supposed to do! It's compact and transfer of files is quick and easy.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great little drivee. "A little big hard drive"! Just plug it in and your away. Easy peasy, just plug it and leave it to do its thing. I'm using it as a back-up. I think a very good price at the time.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bought this to store all items as a back up, however, all appeared well till a fem months down the line and tried to add stuff on, but could not even get computer to recognise unit. Spoke to seagate over the internet they were helpful and sent out a new cable but still no joy.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Plug and Play in the true sense - did exactly what it should do, no hassle. Very simple cost-effective solution to provide more disk storage
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plug it in, use it! Very simple, just what I need. Would be useful if there was a pouch as a standard accessory to help with portability.
Date published: 2014-11-11
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Is this compatible with Windows XP?

Asked by: Josie
Yes, I am pleased to advise this product will do exactly as you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-08-02

I want to save some recordings from my skybox. Will the hard drive do this?

Asked by: Ali52
Sorry but you cannot export recordings from a Sky box, or record to an external hard drive.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-06-20

Is the hard drive password protected?

Asked by: Ali52
Unfortunately this is not password protected.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-06-20

is this product compatible for MacBook

Asked by: ianhg
Compatibility Windows, Mac - with formatting
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-06-15

is this hard drive compatible with a Hewlett Packard Stream laptop that is windows10 format

Asked by: john
Yes, this would be a suitable external drive for your system.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-05-25

Is it easily compatible with both mac and windows?

Asked by: Finn
Compatibility Windows, Mac - with formatting
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-05-23

Will it work on USB 2 Connection

Asked by: Fred
yes but not at its best speed.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-04-15

Will this be suitable for use on a holiday to back up photos directly from a camera please? (No computer involved). Thanks.

Asked by: SJSi
No, this would need to be used in conjunction with a computer to transfer the files.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2017-04-05
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A68JK Seagate 500GB USB 3.0 Expansion Portable Hard Drive (1+) £44.99

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