Western Digital My Book Essential manual

Western Digital My Book Essential

On this page you find the Western Digital My Book Essential 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.

Western Digital
My Book Essential
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Product specifications

Other features
Internal   no
Mac compatibility   yes
USB required yes
Dimensions (WxDxH)   54 x 137 x 166 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity   1
Quick start guide   yes
Hard drive
HDD speed   7200
HDD capacity   500 GB
Storage drive buffer size 8
Type   HDD
Product colour   Black
Weight & dimensions
Weight   1150
Depth   137 mm
Height   166 mm
Width   54 mm
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)   5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T)   20 - 65
Ports & interfaces
Maximum data transfer rate   480 Mbit/s
USB connector USB
USB version   2.0
Packaging data
User guide yes