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MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 16 Apr 2015 12:35:00
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Long product name Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB:
The short editorial description of Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB
MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB

Marketing text Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB

The official marketing text of Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB as supplied by the manufacturer
Buffalo's MiniStation Shock Resistant Portable Hard Drive offers a compact lightweight storage solution for any mobile user. You can quickly access and store files, digital images, documents, and backups without taking up room on your PC's main drive. The Portable HD runs at 5400 rpm and is available in 80GB capacity. The combination of a tough armored case and a shock absorbent inner floating structure offers unmatched protection for your data. Auto installation and easy operation make the Portable HD a true plug and play storage solution for anybody.

- Floating Internal Supports and Shock Absorbing Case Protect Against Minor Bumps and Shocks (Severe shocks or abuse may still damage the drive.).
- High-Speed 5400 rpm Hard Drive.
- Automatic Setup – No Drivers Needed.
- Pre-formatted for Immediate Use.
- Supports USB 2.0 and 1.1.
- Lightweight, Compact and Portable.
- Near-silent Operation.
- Secure Lock Ware Utility Encrypts the Hard Drive's Data by using 256 bit AES Encryption.
- Windows Automated Backup Utility for Backing up Files from Your PC.
Short summary description Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB:
This short summary of the Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB, 5 - 35 °C, USB 2.0, Silver, 20 - 80%, DC 5V, Windows ME/ 2000/ XP
Long summary description Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Buffalo MiniStation Portable Hard Drive - 40GB. Hard drive capacity: 40 GB, Hard drive speed: 5400 RPM, Hard drive interface: USB 2.0. Power consumption (typical): 2.5 W. Colour of product: Silver. Width: 82.8 mm, Depth: 127 mm, Height: 21.1 mm. Data transfer rate (max): 480 Mbit/s, Power requirements: DC 5V, Compatible operating systems: Windows ME/ 2000/ XP
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
40 GB
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
5400 RPM
Hard drive interface*
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
USB 2.0
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
2.5 W
Colour of product*
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Weight & dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
82.8 mm
The distance from the front to the back of something.
127 mm
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
21.08 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
208.4 g
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
The product is built in.
Power requirements
Data transfer rate (max)
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
480 Mbit/s
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows ME/ 2000/ XP