Western Digital Company is a specialised computer hard drive manufacturer and they have long history in the field of data storage system. It is a well know brand and this company has well built network system all around the world to distribute the latest and innovative portable storage devices. This portable hard drive is a large capacity system that offers handful of features to support and safely secure all your important digital files. When it comes to maintain large video library, family photos, office files we are in need of reliable portable hard drive that must take automatic backups. Western Digital My Book Office Edition Desktop hard drive does its job well with ergonomic design. It has long been recommended to take backup using centralised network storage devices that can store all kinds of digital files. This centralised storage device offers and still offering the convenience of accessing files from any computer. But how far these storage devices are being improved both in size as well as capacity is the question. Western Digital offers the answer by launching My Book Office Edition hard drives that looks like a portable paperback book that can be used for both in house and office use.
Flexible design and Book like Structure:
Western Digital 1GB Capacity My Book Office Edition External Hard Drive is designed with glossy grey colour. The case is completely made up of shock resistant proof that provides maximum protection to the data stored inside. This shock resistant case would protect the data from accidental drop and bumps. This 1TB hard drive is well designed with heat dissipating features that drives out the heat generated inside. It is made with Morse code vent that maintains the hard drive with desirable temperature and prevents overheating. This intelligently designed vent gives proper ventilation and avoids any unnecessary heat built-up. All the hard drive models of Western Digital has the same structure with interested curved spine on the one side and the other side, top and bottom has ventilation grill. In the middle of the curved spine surface there is a drive activity indicator light that acts as a capacity gauge. When you transfer the file and work with the data inside this hard drive, this LED indicator light would tell you how much space is left and how much space has been taken so far.
Connectivity and features:
This Western Digital WDH1B10000 My Book Office Edition Hard Drive does not have a provision for taking second backup using additional USB port facility. For some high profile users there arises the need for two hard drives put in the same box. This facility may be required for those who are accessing large amount of information and data from a computer, in case one hard drive fails the other one can be accessed for quick retrieval, but this feature is missing in this hard drive. There is no need for separate CD installation and ones you plug in this hard drive it is ready to use. It does not have a fan cooling system and this hard drive operates in less noise level. This Western Digital hard drive takes automatic backups and whenever you make a change to your saved documents the saved changes get automatically backed up. This feature helps you to synchronise your files and enables you to manage current backups effectively. Take backups to various destinations such as portable drives and file servers using automatic backup system.
Remote Access for easy File Sharing:
Western Digital My Book Office Edition 1TB External Hard Drive has MioNet DriveAccess system that lets you to access this drive remotely from anywhere. Whether you use laptop in your bedroom or use desktop in your living room you can securely access and share files from this hard drive with free for the lifetime. You get total control of your computer and share the system screen for online conference meeting. This hard drive has high speed USB 2.0 port connection, which is compatible with various types of computer and offers great comfort for sharing files and documents.
This hard drive is an energy efficient system that works along with the computer and automatically turns off and on. It follows safe shutdown procedure that avoids the quick power down of the hard drive during the process of data writing. When this hard drive is inactive after 10 minutes, it would automatically go to standby mode that saves power and quickly wakes up when you tap the button. This hard drive is also available in 750GB, 640GB, 500GB and 320GB. It has maximum 420 Mb/s file transfer rate. The package includes USB cable, quick installation guide, and an external hard drive with AC adaptor.
How much you can store?
This Western Digital hard drive can store up to 250,000 MP3 songs or 25,000 songs in uncompressed CD quality. It has enough space for 120 hours of high definition videos or 76 hours of digital video or you can store up to 380 hours of DVD quality video. It can hold up to 200,000 digital photos.
This Western Digital hard drive is a better solution for taking quick backups and helps you to save large e-mail documents and sensitive digital files. It acts as a reliable and extra portable storage device for your computer and has the compatibility with Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later.
My Book Office Edition 1TB Hard Drive – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||Western Digital My Book Office Edition Desktop Hard Drive|
|Dimensions (H x W x L) in inches||6.5 x 2.1 x 5.4|
|other available Capacities||750GB, 640GB, 500GB and 320GB|
|Power Type||External Power Adapter|
|Connectivity Interface||>USB 2.0|
|Package Content||External Hard Drive