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Western Digital WD My Passport Essential 500GB USB ULTRA-PORTABLE USB 3.0/2.0 Drive Pacific Blue

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   Shipping Weight:   0.4 lbs
   Part #: WDBACY5000ABL-NESN
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Features    [ Edit | History ]

The world's number one selling portable drive features both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 connectivity for compatibility today and speed for the future. Visual backup software and password protection with hardware encryption ensure your data is protected. This easy-to-carry drive lets you take your fles with you anywhere.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • My Passport Essential WDBACY5000ABL Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
Host Interface USB 3.0
  • USB 2.0
  • Plug n Play
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Weight (Approximate) 4.94 oz
Color Pacific Blue
Drive Type External
Height 0.6"
Width 3.3"
Depth 4.3"
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS WEEE
Drive Width 2.5"

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
Drive Performance  
     Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 640 MBps (5 Gbps)
General Information  
     Brand Name: WD
     Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
     Manufacturer Part Number: WDBACY5000ABL-NESN
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Line: My Passport Essential
     Product Model: WDBACY5000ABL
     Product Name: My Passport Essential WDBACY5000ABL Hard Drive
     Product Type: Hard Drive
     Host Interface: USB 3.0
  • USB 2.0
  • Plug n Play

     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Package Contents:
  • My Passport Essential WDBACY5000ABL Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Install Guide

Physical Characteristics  
     Color: Pacific Blue
     Depth: 4.3" (110 mm)
     Drive Type: External
     Drive Width: 2.5"
     Height: 0.6" (15 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 140 g
     Width: 3.3" (83 mm)
     Software Included:

WD SmartWare Software

Technical Information  
     Features: Password Authentication
     Platform Supported: PC
     Storage Capacity: 500 GB
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

Western Digital WD Retail WDBACY5000ABL-NESN Customer Reviews

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Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
good shape, nice size , perfect working with usb 3.0 and light.
Cons is just storage. what do i need more?
yesterday i receive it.
just 3 days shipping with reguler post mail.(don't need express.)
it's perfectly working with usb 3.0.
and it has good shape. and it's light.(not super light.but it's better than super light for me.)

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Short Cable
Overall this is a decent little drive for the price. Reasonable transfer rates, very compact and fairly solid construction. The cable it comes with is pretty short, just over 1' long. But that's not the end of the world.

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