The WD My Book Studio desktop hard drive is an ideal complement for your Mac, delivering the amazing speed of USB 3.0, outstanding capacity, and the beauty of a high-quality aluminum enclosure. Along with Time Machine compatibility it provides password protection and hardware encryption to safeguard your data. This drive is the right choice for videographers, photographers, and other graphic professionals.
- Heat-dissipating, aluminum enclosure remains cool to the touch and takes up minimal space
- Save and access data at top speeds with the high-performance, USB 3.0 connectivity
- Plenty of room to store all the chapters of your digital life
- Formatted HFS+ journaled so it works with your Mac OS X v10.6.5 or later system
- Easily reformatted to work with Windows operating systems
- Password protection and hardware-based encryption prevents unauthorized access to your data
- Register your drive, run diagnostics, and more using WD Drive Utilities
Did you notice?Delivers universal compatibility today and speed for tomorrow—use with high-speed USB 2.0 or step up to SuperSpeed USB 3.0.
Apple Recommends ForSuper-Speed USB 3.0 connectivity to the Mac makes this ideal for videographers, photographers, and other graphic professionals.
What's in the Box?
- WD My Book Studio desktop hard drive
- USB cable
- AC adapter
- WD Security
- WD Drive Utilities
- Quick install guide
- Other Features: Data Encryption, Kensington Port, Sleep Mode, Time Machine compatible
- Connections: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
- Power Source: External power supply
- Height: 6.5 in./16.51 cm
- Width: 1.9 in./4.83 cm
- Weight: 2.34 lb./1.06 kg
- Length: 5.3 in./13.46 cm
- Mfr. Part Number: WDBHML0040HAL-NEAP
- UPC or EAN No.: 718037818191
Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products
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Answers from the community
Can this drive be formatted as a boot drive?
- Asked by George G from Campbell
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which external Thunderbolt hard drives are compatible with iMac?
- Asked by Lyle S from Costa Mesa
I would say all as thunderbolt is only the interface between the drive and your iMac.
The HD insid I would say all as thunderbolt is only the interface between the drive and your iMac.
The HD inside the box is somewhat irrelevant, although using a 7200RPM or SSD would be ideal to take advantage of TB's speed.
Hope that helps. …
- Answered by Jonathan C from Ottawa