My Passport for Mac features an ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface for blazing-fast transfer rates. This sleek, portable drive is designed for photographers, graphics professionals and road-warriors who want to take their digital life with them. It’s compatible with Apple Time Machine and offers password protection with hardware encryption to keep your data private.
- Ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface
- Sleek, compact with plenty of storage
- WD Security for password protection and encryption
- Time Machine-compatible
- Formatted for your Mac
Did you notice?Secure your files from unauthorised access with password protection and hardware encryption.
Apple Recommends ForTransferring and backing up files on your Mac with USB 3.0 speed anywhere you go.
What's in the Box?
- Western Digital My Passport USB 3.0 Hard Drive for Mac
- USB cable
- Quick Install Guide
- Connections : USB 2.0,USB 3.0
- OS X 10.7 or later
- Mfr. Part Number : WDBGCH0010BSL-PESN
- UPC or EAN No. : 718037800790
- Note : Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple-branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer — please see your product box and literature for details. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.
- Warranty : Three-year limited
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Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
- Asked by Gary C from New Canaan
Yes you can. I back up both my iMac and MacBook Pro with one of these. I split the drive into 2 part itions for this. …
- Answered by Frits D from Repentigny
- Asked by Karen D from Pleasanton
Yes, you can use it with your 2009 iMac.
The iMac 2009 specifications indicate:
- One FireWire 8 00 port
- Total of six USB 2.0 ports: four ports on computer, two ports on wired keyboard.
Of those four USB 2.0 ports on the rear of your iMac, One of them can be used to power and use this WD 2TB drive. Just realize that you won't be achieving the super fast USB 3.0 speeds because the 2009 iMac doesn't support USB 3.0 (5 Gb/s max.), only the slower USB 2.0 (480Mb/s max.). But for nearly everyone out there, USB 2.0 is still fast enough (especially for music & picture storage or a Time Machine backup) …
- Answered by David C from Beaumont
Specs say:Power Power Source: External power supply Does this mean it needs to be plugged into an outlet vs running off just the USB?
- Asked by Vicky N from Helotes
No need to connect to power source.
- Answered by Wendy V from Brunswick West