My Book Premium Edition Specifications

My Book Premium Edition

General

  • Interface
    FireWire / USB 2.0
  • Buffer Size
    16 MB
  • Weight
    2.91 lbs
  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Power Device

  • Type
    power adapter
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1, 2
  • Connector Type
    4 pin USB Type B, 6 pin FireWire
  • Storage Interface
    FireWire, USB 2.0
  • Interface
    IEEE 1394 (FireWire), USB 2.0

Power

  • Power Source
    Included AC adapter

Miscellaneous

  • Compliant Standards
    RoHS
  • 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.

Expansion & Connectivity

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

Performance

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

Hard Drive

  • Interface Type
    IEEE 1394 (FireWire) / USB 2.0
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Features
    Safe Shutdown
  • Hard Drive Type
    external hard drive
  • External Drive Type
    desktop
  • Storage Interface
    FireWire / USB 2.0
  • Interface
    FireWire, USB 2.0
  • Average Seek Time
    8.9 ms
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms
  • Average Latency
    4.2 ms
  • Buffer Size
    16 MB

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Software & System Requirements

  • Software Included
    Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Google Picasa

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Header

  • Brand
    WD
  • Product Line
    WD My Book Premium Edition
  • Model
    WDG1C5000
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    Mac, PC

External Hard Drive

  • Power Source
    included AC adapter
  • Interface Speed
    400 Mbps (FireWire) / 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)

Dimensions & Weight

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

Bay Required

  • Type
    none

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Slot Required

  • Type
    none

Cable Details

  • Type
    IEEE 1394 cable, USB cable
  • Form Factor
    external
  • Included Qty
    1
  • Length
    6 ft
  • Details
    FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin), USB Type A to B

Software

  • Type
    Google Desktop, Google Picasa, Google Toolbar

General

  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Where to Buy See all prices

Western Digital MyBook Premium Edition 500GB External Hard Drive

Part Number: WDG1C5000N Released: Mar 8, 2006
MSRP: $199.99 Low Price: $118.41 See all prices