Fast, Green and Mac® Ready
Quad interface, RAID-enabled, about 30% less power consumption, formatted for Mac. The My Book Studio Edition II treads lightly on the earth and carries big performance for creative professionals.
- The speed you need – Lightning-fast FireWire® 800 combined with RAID 0 (Striped) yields the speed you need for smooth video editing, rendering complex 3D objects or special effects and saving huge blocks of data in record time.
- Cooler, quieter, eco-friendlier – Designed to use only drives with WD GreenPower Technology, this system uses about 30% less energy than standard systems and runs quietly because it doesn’t need a fan.
- Formatted for Mac® – Compatible with Apple’s Time Machine™. Includes software and instructions for reformatting to Windows®.
- Quad interface – Power your creativity with connections for ultra-fast eSATA and FireWire 800. For flexibility and convenience, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 are also included.
- User serviceable – Want to upgrade a drive? Simply open the case and replace the existing drive – no screwdriver needed.
- Automatic backup software – Back up important projects to multiple destinations including file servers, portable drives and My Book. Set it and forget it; every time you save a change it’s automatically backed up.
- Capacity gauge – See at a glance how much space is available on your storage system.
- Intelligent drive management features – Automatic power-up, Safe Shutdown, and LED status and activity lights make this storage system especially easy to use. (Works with USB and FireWire connections only.)
(* Based on comparison between a 1 TB dual-drive system using 7200 RPM drives and a 1 TB dual-drive system using drives with WD GreenPower Technology)
NOTE: RAID 0 (striped) accesses the full capacity of the drives. RAID 1 (mirrored) accesses half of the total capacity for data protection.
Smooth video editing, rendering complex 3D objects or special effects and saving huge blocks of data in record time.
- Available USB port, FireWire 800 or 400 port, eSATA port or eSATA adapter card
- Mac OS X 10.4.10+, 10.5.2+
- Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Note: The 4 TB version works with Windows® Vista and Windows 7 only. Windows 2000/XP do not support hard drives with capacities above 2 TB.
Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
- Dual-drive storage system
- FireWire 800 cable
- FireWire 800 to 400 cable
- USB cable
- AC adapter
- Software CD
- Quick Install Guide
Serial Transfer Rate
- Serial Bus Transfer Rate (1394b): 800 Mb/s (Max)
- Serial Bus Transfer Rate (eSATA): 3 Gb/s (Max)
- Serial Bus Transfer Rate (1394a): 400 Mb/s (Max)
- Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0): 480 Mb/s (Max)
- Capacity: 1 TB
- Interface: Quad Interface
- Height: 6.54 Inches
- Length: 6.06 Inches
- Width: 3.87 Inches
- Weight: 5.2 Pounds
- Height: 166 mm
- Length: 154 mm
- Width: 98.0 mm
- Weight: 2.63 kg
- Operating: 41° F to 95° F
- Non-operating: -4° F to 149° F
- Operating: 5° C to 35° C
- Non-operating: -20° C to 65° C
- AC Input Voltage: 100-240 VAC
- AC Input Frequency: 47-63 Hz
- 5 year company provided