MiniStation™ Thunderbolt


MiniStation™ Thunderbolt offers easy plug-and-play storage, featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt interface for unparalleled transfer speeds and a USB port for universal connectivity. With speeds up to 10 Gbps,  MiniStation Thunderbolt offers speeds 2X FASTER than USB 3.0. Perfect as a PC* or Mac® portable hard drive, the MiniStation Thunderbolt offers one of the fastest connection interfaces available.

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MiniStation Thunderbolt 1 TB

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MiniStation Thunderbolt 2 TB

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Overview

MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable storage and backup device that offers storage and extremely fast file transfer speeds.

Highlights


  • Thunderbolt interface delivers extremely fast transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps for Mac users
  • USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for Windows® PCs
  • Plug-and-play setup provides easy to use storage and quick capacity expansion
  • Pre-formatted for Mac
  • Time Machine® support offers scheduled backups for protecting Mac computers

UNPARALLELED SPEED


The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive features the revolutionary Thunderbolt storage technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gbps**, this portable Thunderbolt drive uses the fastest interface available, 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, ideal for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. Additionally, daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices to maximize use of a single port†.

EASY TO USE STORAGE

MiniStation Thunderbolt provides reliable, easy to use portable storage to quickly expand the capacity of your PC or Mac computer with Thunderbolt support and universal USB 3.0 plug-and-play connectivity.

USB COMPATIBILITY

Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt interface is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0. The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for use with PCs*.

TIME MACHINE BACKUP

The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for use with Mac and compatible with Time Machine® for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files with this powerful Mac portable hard drive.

Specifications

Internal Hard Drives

Number of drives 1
Drive interface SATA 3 Gbps
Hard drive sizes 1 TB, 2 TB

Thunderbolt Interface

Standards compliance Thunderbolt
Data transfer rates 10 Gbps*
Number of ports 1

* 10 Gbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Thunderbolt technology. Actual transfer rates will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rates, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

USB Interface

Standards compliance USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Data transfer rates 5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)
480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)
Connector type Micro B
Number of ports 1

* 480 Mbps and 5 Gbps are the maximum transfer rates derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 and 3.0. Actual transfer rates will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rates, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

Other

Dimensions (L x W x H) 5.12 x 3.17 x 0.91 in
Weight 0.58 lbs
Power consumption Max 10W (Thunderbolt)
Max 4.5W (USB 3.0)
Power supply DC 5 V (Bus powered)
Client OS support Thunderbolt: Mac OS® X 10.6 or later
USB: Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Mac OS® X 10.5 or later
Box contents MiniStation Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt Cable
USB 3.0 Cable
Warranty Statement

Resources

Downloads

Documentation

    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2016-25-04 MiniStation Thunderbolt User's Manual
2016-25-04 Reformatting Guide for DriveStation / Ministation

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