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1.0TB Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt & USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Portable Storage Solution. Buffalo 3 Year Limited Warranty (HD-PA1.0TU3) Same Day $269.99
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Buffalo

MiniStation Thunderbolt™
1.0TB Portable HDD

Mac / PC / Thunderbolt / USB 3.0
Two times faster than USB 3.0
Portable Storage Solution
Dual interface compatibility
Meet the world's first portable Thunderbolt™ with an USB 3.0 dual-interface external drive solution. The Thunderbolt™ (10Gbps) Interface is twice times faster than USB 3.0 while preserving backward compatibility with existing devices that support USB 2.0 or USB 3.0.
Apple friendly
The MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD can be formatted to support both PC and Mac making it a great portable storage solution for any device. Native Compatibility with Mac OS X Time Machine also makes it an ideal solution for backup with Mac computers.
Bus powered
Bus-powered, the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD requires no additional power supply and is easy to carry. Just plug the portable HDD body with the included Thunderbolt Cable into your Mac. Housed in a sleek aluminum body with a transparent frosted top, the design feels luxurious. MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD features an indirect disk access LED indicator on the underside that tastefully illuminates its supporting surface.

With the MiniStation Thunderbolt™ Portable HDD on the move, you can transfer digital content faster, simplify connections between devices, maintain compatibility with nearly any device and enjoy new ways to use portable storage.

Product Specifications:

Buffalo Part Number

  • HD-PA1.0TU3-EU

Standard Mechanism*

  • 1.0TB 5400RPM 2.5" SATA I Hard Disk Drive

Interface

  • (1) Thunderbolt
  • (1) USB 3.0 Micro-B port

OS Requirements

  • Thunderbolt – OS X 10.6 or later
  • USB 3.0 – Mac OS X 10.5 or later or Windows XP(32-bit) or later

Max Interface Data Transfer Rate**

  • Thunderbolt - 10Gbit/s (or 1250MB/sec)
  • USB 3.0 - 5Gbit/s (or 625MB/sec)

Dimensions (l x w x h)

  • 3.17" x 5.12" x 0.86" (8.1 x 13.0 x 2.2 cm)

Weight

  • 9.17 oz (260 g)

Warranty

*1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

**Speeds shown represent maximum interface connection speeds. Actual device transfer speeds will vary based on hard drive specifications and host devices.

Note: MiniStation Thunderbolt does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port so it must be the last device on a daisy-chain.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Buffalo p/n HD-PA1.0TU3 UPC#: 747464125121

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This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro
(October, 2013)
Model ID: MacPro6,1
2.7GHz 3.0GHz, 3.5GHz, 3.7GHz
iMac Intel
iMac with Retina 5K display (27-inch Late 2014)
(October 2014)
Model ID: iMac15,1
3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
(September, 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,2
2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
(November, 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
(May, 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,2
2.7GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September, 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,1
2.7GHz i5, 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013)
(March, 2013)
Model ID: iMac13,3
3.3GHz i3
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(November, 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.7GHz i5, 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
(May, 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,1
2.5GHz i5, 2.7GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2014)
(October, 2014)
Model ID: Macmini7,1
1.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012 Server)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011 Server)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,3
2.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,1
2.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013 - 2014)
(October, 2013 - July, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookPro11,3
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.4GHz, 2.7GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2012-2013)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.4GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013)
(June, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2013)
(June, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,1
1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookAir5,2
1.8GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookAir5,1
1.7GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookAir4,2
1.7GHz, 1.8GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookAir4,1
1.6GHz, 1.8GHz

Includes

  • 1.0 TB MiniStation Thunderbolt
  • Thunderbolt Cable (19.7 in)
  • USB 3.0 Cable (19.7 in)
  • Warranty Statement
Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt™ 1.0TB Portable HDD Mfr P/N: HD-PA1.0TU3 OWC SKU: BUFHDPA1.0TU3 1.0TB Portable Bus-Powered Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Storage Solution Buffalo 3 Year Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $149.00 Buffalo HD-PA1.0TU3 In Stock, Click to Buy Now
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