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HD-PCTU3 : MiniStation™ USB 3.0

High Speed Storage on the go

Buffalo's MiniStation™ USB 3.0 makes storage so conveniently fast.

 

If you are looking for a stylish and portable USB storage device with data transfer speed of up to 10 times faster than the standard USB 2.0 portable drive, the Buffalo MiniStation™ USB 3.0 (HD-PCTU3) is an attractive option. Built with cutting edge USB 3.0 technology, this stylishly white (or black) lightweight USB storage device is a must have for anyone who wants the latest technology while on the move.

Capacities :

500GB  HD-PCT500U3/B-EU
1.0TB
2.0TB
Faster file transfer speeds

The feature-rich sortware suite, Buffalo Tools, accelerate the reading and writing speeds of both your Windows computer and MiniStation™ USB 3.0.

Extra protection with SecureLockMobile™

The SecureLockMobile™ for Windows® PC encrypts your data, prevents un authorised access, and protects your data from theft.

Eco-friendly, power-saving

The MiniStation™USB 3.0's power saving mode reduces power consumption by stopping HDD rotation when idle for longer battery

 

Upgrading to USB 3.0

Upgrade to USB 3.0 by using a Buffalo USB 3.0 Interface ExpressCard for desktop (IFC-PCIE2U3) or laptop (IFCEC2U3UC), or via an existing USB 3.0 port.

USB powered

No external power supply needed!

Sleek and slim

The MiniStation™ is slim and lightweight, and comes with a choice of two colors — stylish white or dignified black.

Buffalo Tools

Enhance your PC transfer performance and back up your important digital assets with the Buffalo Tools for Windows.

Connect and go

Simply plug the MiniStation™ into the USB and play; no drivers required.

USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Connector Type
USB 3.0 Micro-B (Backward compatible with USB 2.0 Micro-B socket)
Number of Ports
1
Max Transmission Rate*
Max: 480 Mb/s, Max: 5 Gb/s
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
1
Drive Interface
SATA
Total Capacity
500GB, 1.0TB, 2.0TB
Other
Dimensions
77 x 14 x 114mm (500GB)
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77 x 17 x 114mm (1.0TB)
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77 x 19.5 x 114mm (2.0TB)
Weight
165g (500GB)
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210g (1.0TB)
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255g (2.0TB)
Client OS
Windows®7 (32bit, 64bit), Windows® Vista™(32bit, 64bit), Windows®XP, Mac OS 10.4 or later
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non condensing)
Power Consumption (Max.)
Max 2.5W
Power Supply
USB Powered
Product Part Numbers
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HD-PCT2.0U3GB-EU-Black (2.0TB)
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Note: 1TB = 1 , 000, 000, 000, 000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environmental factors.

CD Images

Downloads

Please select your product from the menu below to download appropriate firmware, datasheet, driver, quick setup guide and manual.

Some of our files have been compressed as zip files for faster download.
You can use FREE utilities such as WinZIP (PC) and Stuffit Expander (Mac) to decompress these files after download.

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
20-05-2013
1.50
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
20-05-2013
1.50
Windows

Documentation

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
28-04-2014
All
Manuals of all included software and the device

Utilities

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
TurboPC EX
12.15 MB
25-02-2015
1.35
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
25-02-2015
1.35
Windows