On this page you find the Goodram DataGO manual.
Please read the instructions in this operator manual carefully before using the product.
If you have any questions about your that are not answered in the manual, please share your question in the troubleshooting section on the buttom of this page.
Thank You for choosing GOODRAM product. Before the ﬁrst use, please read this
user manual to learn about how to use and store this product.
We recommend to retain this manual for future read.
Refers to the following product:
GOODRAM HDD DataGO
and future products from the series
Below you will ﬁnd explanation of symbols used in this manual. Please read this
important information before continuing.
Manufacturer declares that this product, marked with CE sign, conforms
with the essential requirements contained in EU directives Responsible for
CE marking is Wilk Elektronik SA, with its registered oﬃce in Laziska Gorne
43-173, Mikolowska 42, Poland. Copy of the declaration can be obtained
by contacting Wilk Elektronik SA.
This product may not be treated as a household waste. It should be utilized
in appropriate recycling center
The product can be recycled which means that materials used for its
production can be reused.
The product is not a toy and is not intended for children under
the age of three.
It is forbidden to place the product near the naked ﬂame.
It is forbidden to immerse any part of this product in water or other liquid,
especially when it operates.
It is forbidden to expose this product to potential damage and excess heat
or extremely low temperatures that do not comply with the product
Usage and compatibility
Mass storage device intended for storage and transfer of large amounts of data
This product is compatible with the following operating systems:
źWindows® XP® / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
źMac OS X 10.4 and newer(formatting the drive to a ﬁle system other
than NTFS is required)
This product is dedicated for consumer-class applications. It is not intended
to be used in systems that require high performance or high reliability
(e.g. industrial applications), unless it is stated that the product is dedicated
for these applications.
To achieve the highest performance, please connect the hard drive to USB 3.0
port. This hard drive is also compatible with USB 2.0 interface, but connecting
it will limit its performance to the level speciﬁed by this interface.
WARNING: Computer conﬁguration, operating system or the voltage quality
in the USB port may affect performance of this external HDD.
Instruction of usage
Connect the attached USB cable to the external HDD and connect the other side
of the cable to a compatible USB port. The computer will identify hard drive
automatically and will install all required drivers, if needed. Product
is preformatted in NTFS ﬁle system by default. Please make sure that your
operating system supports this ﬁle system.
Storage capacity for GOODRAM HDD is always expressed in decimal values.
That means, 1GB equals 1 000 000 000 bytes. Operating system that use the
binary conversion eg. 1GB equals 1 073 741 824 bytes may show lower storage
capacity value than advertised. Additionally, a part of the storage is reserved for
ﬁles and ﬁrmware, managing the drive.
To ensure the best user experience and safe use, please follow the precautions
źexpose this product to potential damage and excess heat or extremely low
źimmerse any part of this product in water or other liquid
źplace the product near the naked ﬂame
źprovide accurate heat dissipation
źthis product is not a toy and is not intended for children under
the age of three.
źuse this product only with compatible devices
Warranty conditions are listed in separate document, available at product