My Book Premium Edition Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    2.2 in
  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Height
    6.8 in
  • Weight
    2.91 lbs
  • Device Type
    Hard drive - external ( desktop )
  • Capacity
    500 GB
  • Interface
    FireWire / USB 2.0
  • Buffer Size
    16 MB
  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Connector Type
    4 pin USB Type B, 6 pin FireWire

Performance

  • Interface Transfer Rate
    400 Mbps (FireWire) / 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
  • Seek Time
    8.9 ms (average)
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms
  • Average Latency
    4.2 ms
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm

Storage

  • Hard Drive
    500 GB

Miscellaneous

  • Package Type
    retail
  • Microsoft Certifications
    Works with Windows Vista
  • Works with Windows Vista
    Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC's running.

Power

  • Type
    power adapter
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz
  • Power Source
    included AC adapter

Software

  • Type
    Google Desktop, Google Picasa, Google Toolbar

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Hard Drive

  • Interface Type
    IEEE 1394 (FireWire) / USB 2.0
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Features
    Safe Shutdown

System Requirements

  • OS Required
    Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows XP

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces
    2 x FireWire - 6 pin FireWire
    1 x USB 2.0 - 4 pin USB Type B

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    41 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F

Software & System Requirements

  • Software Included
    Google Desktop, Google Picasa, Google Toolbar
  • OS Required
    Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows XP

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.2 in
  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Height
    6.8 in
  • Weight
    2.91 lbs

Warranty

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Expansion / Port(s) Required

  • Type
    none

General

  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.