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Ultra-Slim 7mm HDD
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MiniStation™ Slim
Ultra-Slim 7mm Portable Hard Drive

MiniStation™ Slim offers easy to use, plug and play storage and back up for your PC and Mac computers in a lightweight, portable form. Its sleek aluminum body offers a stylish yet durable  solution to securely take your files on-the-go.

  • USB 3.0
  • Ultra-Slim Form
  • Sleek Aluminum Body
  • 7mm Hard Drive
  • Plug-and-Play
500 GB / HD-PUS500U3B (Black)
500 GB / HD-PUS500U3S (Silver)
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Ultra Slim Portable Hard Drive

ULTRA-COMPACT 7mm PORTABLE USB 3.0 HARD DRIVE

MiniStation Slim is a high performance USB 3.0 portable storage solution in a compact and contemporary form. Utilizing a 7mm HDD and a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Slim drive features a remarkably thin and durable lightweight chassis, ideal for users on the go. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 3.0, MiniStation Slim works with nearly any PC or Mac®; simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. Store, back up and transport your content with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 plug and play connectivity.


USB 2.0 Compatible

USB 3.0/2.0 COMPATIBILITY

MiniStation Slim features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5 Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. The preformatted hard drive requires no driver or software installation and is ready for immediate use.


Compact Design

COMPACT AND CONVENIENT

With a 7mm HDD profile, MiniStation Slim occupies minimals space and is designed for mobility, offering USB 3.0 bus-powered mobile storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with PC and Mac, so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on, even while on the go.


Turbo PC

TURBOPC ENHANCEMENT

Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 2X over competing USB 3.0 portable hard drives by making system adjustments to increase performance substantially.


Buffalo Tools

BUFFALO TOOLS

Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.

  • Buffalo's Backup Utility is an easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive. 
  • eco Manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive, cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity. 
  • TurboPC includes two components to enhance file transfer performance with external hard drives. It also includes TurboCopy which provides additional system adjustments to increase performance substantially.
  • SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.

 

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives 1
Drive Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Other
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.11 x 0.35 x 4.53 in
Weight 4.9 oz
Power Supply DC 5 V (USB powered)
Power Consumption Max 3.1 W
Client OS Support 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*†
What's in the Box MiniStation Slim, USB 3.0 Cable, Quick Setup Guide, Warranty

*Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work

†The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.

USB Specifications
Standard Compliance USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector Type Micro-B type
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rates Max. 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0), Max. 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 92.81 MB
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2013-07-29 1.10   DriveStation for Ministation Slim
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
TXT 577.00 B
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2013-01-16 1.07 Windows Readme for Buffalo Tools Launcher
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
PDF 889.86 KB
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2014-03-04     Quick Setup Guide for HD-PUSU3

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