The G-Technology G-DRIVE mini hard drive delivers the speed of USB 3.0 and FireWire connectivity, along with easy setup and high capacity. This get-up-and-go storage works with Time Machine backup and has an integrated heat-sink for super-silent operation and superior cooling. Plus, the durable 7200RPM drive is housed in a compact all-aluminum case.
- USB 3.0 and FireWire ports for outstanding performance
- 7200RPM for the ultimate on-the-go performance
- Bus-powered hub eliminates the need for a separate power connection
- Integrated heat-sink for near-silent operation and cooling for long life and data reliability
- Solid all-aluminum case makes for easy portability
- Large storage capacity handles documents, music, digital video, and photo files
- Ships complete with all cables
- Works with Time Machine, plug-and-play setup on Mac OS
- Mac OS X and Windows compatible
- Industry-leading three-year factory warranty
Did you notice?Built with an aluminum enclosure to ensure the best in reliability and durability.
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What's in the Box?
- G-Technology G-DRIVE mini hard drive
- Two FireWire cables (800; 800 to 400)
- USB 3.0 cable (backward compatible with USB 2.0)
- Protective carrying case
- Other Features: Time Machine Compatible
- Connections: Firewire 400,Firewire 800,USB 2.0,USB 3.0
- Power Source: Bus Powered
- Height: 0.9 in./2.3 cm
- Width: 4.97 in./12.62 cm
- Weight: 1.14 lb./0.52 kg
- Length: 3.18 in./8.1
- Mac OS X v10.5 or later
- Windows 2000/XP/Vista
- Mfr. Part Number: 0G02568
- UPC or EAN No.: 705487191202
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- Warranty: Three years
Ratings & Reviews
Great for the 18 months it worked
Bought this drive to store photos, not for travel. It sat on my desk.
This drive was great -- -- for the 18 months or so that Bought this drive to store photos, not for travel. It sat on my desk.
This drive was great -- -- for the 18 months or so that it worked. Then I plugged it in for an update and heard the dreaded grinding and clicking.
I was able to pull the photos off before it totally failed, so that's a plus. But a portable drive that wasn't ever tossed into a laptop bag should have lasted a lot longer than 18 months. …
- Written by Valerie D from San Diego
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Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Tim, can you be more specific. What do you want to use with iTunes?
- Answered by Michael B from Fpo
- Apr 27, 2013
can i use iMacs thunderbolt port with this device with a firewire/thunderbolt adapter
- Asked by Stuart D from Rolling Hills Estates
- Mar 17, 2013
You would not achieve the same 10Gb/ps (1.25 GB/ps) sequential read/write speeds of Absolutely!
You would not achieve the same 10Gb/ps (1.25 GB/ps) sequential read/write speeds of Thunderbolt, but it would definitely work. Just make sure you buy the Thunderbolt to FireWire adaptor, because it will not work the other way around.
But, you can also use the built in USB 2.0/3.0 port that came built-in on your iMac. The data transfer rates will be faster, if your iMac features USB 3.0.
- Answered by Teij S from Chilliwack
- Mar 23, 2013
Told that you should not have Time Machine and your clone on the same physical disk-should be on different drives in case of a drive failure -thoughts
- Asked by Donald Z from Las Vegas
- Apr 6, 2013
That makes sense. What I do is, I put both on the same drive but I have duplicates, that is I have t That makes sense. What I do is, I put both on the same drive but I have duplicates, that is I have two drives which contain almost the same information: I rotate them, one day I back up to drive A, the next day to drive B.
I also, naturally, keep the drives in separate locations.
Hope this helps. …
- Answered by Wolfgang Z
- Jul 20, 2013