Final Clearance Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive (STCA3000101)

  • Model #: STCA3000101
  • Web Code: 10208000
(5 ratings)


The Backup Plus Desktop Drive from Seagate offers a super easy way to save your digital life. An intuitive dashboard lets you choose automatic or scheduled backups, and even allows you to save and share photos right from your social networks too.

More Information

  • Large 3TB storage capacity
  • Protect your entire digital life locally, in the cloud or from your social networks
  • The Seagate Dashboard lets you set up a one-click plan or customize a scheduled local backup
  • With the Save feature, user-generated content can be backed up from your favourite social network
  • Capture a memory on your smartphone, post it on a social networking site and let the Seagate Dashboard automatically back up any content posted; even if the file gets accidentally deleted from the device, another copy can be waiting
  • The Share feature allows multiple files to be uploaded to social networks at once from your computer
  • Install the pre-loaded NTFS driver for Mac, and use the drive interchangeably between PC and Mac computers without reformatting the drive
  • For even more flexibility, you can upgrade from the included USB 3.0 interface to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire 800 with add-on adapters (sold separately)

What's in the Box?

  • Seagate Backup Plus drive
  • Seagate Dashboard pre-loaded on drive
  • NTFS driver for Mac pre-loaded on drive
  • USB 3.0 interface adapter with capacity gauge
  • 4-foot USB 3.0 cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick start guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)

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  • from Ontario, Canada
  • Mar 10, 2014

Movie Trailer

This is a great little drive. I was looking for something on which to store my movie, something relatively portable, yet with enough capacity to store a large number of high resolution 1080P movies. This drive fills the bill and then some. I am using with my Mac Pro, and it was truly 'plug n play.' All I did was plug it in and away it went. The USB 3.0 makes transferring movies to the drive pretty darned quick and playback to my TV is fast enough that there is never a pause. The movies stream smoothly from the drive. I a more than pleased with this drive. I highly recommend it.

  • from Scarborough, ON
  • Feb 04, 2014

No problem..

Worked first time no problem.. Has ordered online and showed up at my door 2 days later.

  • from North Vancouver, BC
  • Nov 17, 2013

Good unless you get a faulty one

I've purchased three of these My only complaint is the circuit board is faulty on one, which also lost my data into RAW form when it erased a partition randomly after about a month of use The others work fine though and they are cheap, and the circuit board comes apart easily for replacement

  • from Calgary, AB
  • Sep 27, 2013

My First Seagate Product

Couldn't be easier. I've used WD external drives till now, and this one is at least as easy to use. Plug and play says it all. I have not installed any of the software, I just use it as a backup drive, and extra storage for video, photos, movies, books, etc. I would buy this again in a heartbeat.

  • from Toronto, ON
  • Feb 12, 2013

Excellent performance

As a Mac user, this drive was extremely easy to set up and is a lot faster then my USB 2.0 drives. No problems with this drive after a few months use. Seagate has been good to me in the past and expect it to keep performing as usual.