Final Clearance WD My Passport Ultra 500GB 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive - Black

  • Model #: WDBWWM5000ABK-NESN
  • Web Code: 10374108
$9.97
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Overview

This WD My Passport Ultra hard drive offers security and reliable performance, while giving you plenty of room to store your music, photos, videos, and documents. Sporting a 500GB capacity, it transfers files at lightning-fast USB 3.0 speeds and offers the option to set up a password as an added security measure to keep your precious files safe.

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Let's face it, your digital life is only limited by the amount of storage space you have available on your devices. The WD My Passport Ultra 500GB portable external drive is the ideal on-the-go storage solution for your laptop or compatible tablet so you can take your digital world with you or expand it even further.

But this isn't any ordinary storage drive. WD Security with 256-bit AES hardware encryption keeps your personal data secure and password protected. Plus, WD Backup lets you set up automatic backups, so if you lose an important file, you've got peace of mind knowing you've got a duplicate copy to replace the lost one.

Why you need this:

  • Large capacity: The My Passport Ultra external hard drive features a 500GB capacity, making it a perfect on-the-go storage solution for carrying multimedia files and important documents.
  • Secure and accessible: Optional password can be set up to activate a 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption, adding an extra layer of security for your private files and personal data. Set WD Security to automatically unlock the drive when working on a known computer.
  • USB 3.0 interface: Transfer files at blazing-fast USB 3.0 speeds, up to 5Gb/s, so you spend less time waiting and more time getting stuff done. It's also compatible with USB 2.0 that offers up to 480Mb/s.
  • Protect your important files: WD Backup lets you schedule automatic backups, so you've got peace of mind knowing you have a duplicate copy of your most important files.
  • Back up the new and updated: WD Backup detects and backs up only new and updated files, after the first backup is done, saving you time.
  • Cloud backup: WD Backup also lets you backup to the cloud via your Dropbox account.
  • Portable design: The My Passport Ultra is an ideal companion for your laptop or compatible tablet, offering on-the-go digital storage with no bulky power supply.

What's in the Box?

  • Portable hard drive
  • USB cable
  • WD Backup
  • WD Security and WD Drive Utilities software
  • Quick install guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 3 Year(s)
  • Labour - 3 Year(s)

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  • Portable/ Desktop
    Portable
  • Capacity
    500 GB
  • Drive Type
    External Portable Hard Drive
  • Interface
    USB 3.0; USB 2.0
  • Drive Size
    2.5 Inches
  • Internal or External
    External
  • PC/Mac Compatibility
    Mac
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate
    480 MB/s
  • Dimension
  • Dimensions (cm)
    12.4 (W) x 3.99 (H) x 14.5 (D) cm
  • Dimensions (in)
    4.88 (W) x 1.57 (H) x 5.71 (D) in
  • Product Weight
    0.26 kg
  • What's in the Box
  • Warranty Labour
    3 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    3 Year(s)


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  • from Toronto
5.0

Great back-up

I keep one for music only. And it's perfect. No problems no issues ever. Worth twice the price, happy it was cheap enough. Everyone should have an external Drive.


  • from Halifax, NS
5.0

Very Useful HD

I purchased this external HD so I could create a system image of my computer's hard drive in case of failure. There is no installation since all you have to do is unpack, plug into usb port and you're done. I would definitely recommend this product for price and usefulness.


  • from Kingston, ON
5.0

Ease of Use

I purchased this external HD so I would have a place to keep a mirror image of my computer's hard drive in case of failure. I am not using the software that comes with the drive to create backups automatically etc since that was not my intent. I really like the transfer speed achieved through a usb 3.0 portal, really cuts image transfer time. Installation really can't be called that since all you have to do is unbox, plug into usb port and you're done. I would definitely recommend this product for price and usefulness.


  • from Stouffville, ON
5.0

Very Satisfied

I use this unit for playing my iTunes Music Playlists, playing music video files and viewing my total pictures collection from my computer, all on my Blu-Ray player - and it works very flawlessly It is also very convenient, in that it is small (wallet size), transfers files very quickly and is powered via its USB cable. Highly recommended.


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