WD My Passport series (Spring 2012) Specs

General

  • Hardware Encryption
    Yes
  • Device Type
    Hard drive - external (portable)
  • Capacity
    2 TB
  • Device Type
    Hard drive - external
  • Features
    Hardware encryption, NTFS formatted
  • Interface
    USB 3.0
  • Weight
    8.11 oz
  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Storage Controller

  • Interface Type
    USB 3.0, USB 2.0
  • Form Factor
    External
  • Bus Type
    Hi-speed USB

Power

  • Power Source
    USB bus

Miscellaneous

  • Package Type
    Retail
  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Features
    WD Security
  • Hardware Encryption
    Yes
  • Included Hard Drive Accessories
    USB cable, Quick install guide
  • Enclosure Color
    Black

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1
  • Storage Interface
    USB 3.0

Performance

  • Interface Transfer Rate
    5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)

Hard Drive

  • Enclosure Type
    External
  • Interface Type
    SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Features
    NTFS formatted, hardware encryption, automatic backup, password authentication
  • Hard Drive Type
    external hard drive
  • External Drive Type
    portable
  • Storage Interface
    USB 3.0
  • Interface
    USB 3.0

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces
    1 x USB 3.0

Software & System Requirements

  • Software Included
    Smartware, Backup Software, WD Security

System Requirements

  • OS Required
    Apple MacOS X 10.5 or later, Apple MacOS X, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 8

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    41 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F, 95 °F

Header

  • Brand
    WD
  • Product Line
    WD My Passport
  • Model
    WDBY8L0020BBK
  • Country Kits
    Africa, Canada, Latin America, Europe, United States, Middle East
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    Mac, PC

External Hard Drive

  • Power Source
    USB bus
  • Interface Speed
    5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
  • Max Data Transfer Rate
    5 GBps

Data Transfer Rate Details

  • Interface
    USB 3.0, USB 2.0
  • Speed
    5 GBps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.2 in
  • Depth
    4.4 in
  • Height
    0.8 in
  • Weight
    8.11 oz

Bay Required

  • Type
    none

Connections

  • Connector Type
    USB 3.0, USB 2.0

Cable Details

  • Type
    USB cable
  • Included Qty
    1

Software

  • Type
    Backup Software, Smartware, WD Security

Service & Support

  • Type
    2 years warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    2 years

General

  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.