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Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive

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Western Digital
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Essential™ USB 400 GB
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WDXUL4000KDNU
Category
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: 27 Oct 2005
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Long product name Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive

Essential™ USB External Hard Drive 400 GB, USB 2.0
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Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Preformatted and ready to go, WD’s USB 2.0 external hard drives make it possible to add reliable, high capacity storage instantly to your PC or Macintosh computer.

Just the essentials – fast, simple, reliable add-on storage. This 7200 RPM external USB 2.0 drive is preformatted for immediate use. Simply plug in your WD Essential™ USB hard drive and you’ve got instant storage and backup for your PC or Macintosh. Easily store valuable data, music, photos, and movies. It’s perfect for digital video editing and MP3 downloads.

- High-speed USB 2.0 bridge for maximum performance; backward compatible with USB 1.1 ports.
- The fast and easy way to add instant high-speed storage for both desktop and notebook systems.
- Hot-swap capability – connect a new peripheral without powering off the computer.
- Whisper-quiet WD Caviar® 7200 RPM hard drive.
- Compact and elegant design, easily stackable. Stands vertically or horizontally.
- Front-mounted, easy-to-reach power button.
- Backed by WD's commitment to data protection and award-winning customer support and services.
- Note: This drive does not include backup software. If you want backup software, please consider the WD Dual-option Combo, USB or Media Center drives.

Ideal For
- Simple add-on storage
- Adding virtually unlimited storage with multiple USB 2.0 external hard drives

What it holds
- Up to 114,000 digital photos
- Up to 100,000 songs (MP3)
- Up to 10,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality)
- Up to 30 hours of Digital Video (DV)
- Up to 100 hours of DVD quality video
- Up to 48 hours of HD video
Short summary description Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB, 400 GB, 7200 RPM, 16 MB, Silver, 0 - 40 °C, -20 - 65 °C
Long summary description Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive :

Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB. Hard drive capacity: 400 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM, Drive device, buffer size: 16 MB. Colour of product: Silver. Width: 154.4 mm, Depth: 218.8 mm, Height: 44.2 mm. Average latency: 4.2 ms, Compatibility: PC/Mac, Data transfer rate (max): 480 Mbit/s

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital Essential™ USB 400 GB 400GB Silver external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
400 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity *
The product has USB connector.
Yes
USB version
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
2.0
Power
USB powered *
The device can be powered via a USB connection.
Yes
External power adapter
Yes
Design
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Silver
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
Width
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
154.4 mm
Weight & dimensions
Depth
The distance from the front to the back of something.
218.8 mm
Height
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
44.2 mm
Other features
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.2 ms
Compatibility
The other products, software and hardware this product can be used with.
PC/Mac
Data transfer rate (max)
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
480 Mbit/s
Internal
The product is built in.
Yes
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Yes
Power requirements
AC: 100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz, 0.6 A
Read seek
8.9 ms
Storage capacity
The maximum storage capability of the product.
400074 MB
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP, Mac OS v 9.2.2/Mac OS X v10.1.5+
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
154.43 x 218.75 x 44.2 mm
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB 2.0
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