HD-PCFU3: MiniStation Portable Hard Drive
Attractive, Nimble, and Ready-To-Go
Buffalo Technology’s new MiniStation™ Portable Hard Drive series are sleek and lightweight portable USB Storage devices, utilising cutting edge USB 3.0 technology in a new, slim form factor.
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Turbo speed boost


The combination of a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and TurboPC EX utility makes file transfers blazingly fast.



Thin and lightweight design


 -500GB: 11.5 mm and 165g
- 1TB: 14 mm and 185 g
- 2TB: 19.5 mm and 240 g

Upgrading to USB 3.0

Upgrade to USB 3.0 by using a Buffalo USB 3.0 Interface ExpressCard for desktop (IFC-PCIE2U3) or laptop (IFCEC2U3UC), or via an existing USB 3.0 port.

USB powered

No external power supply needed!

Sleek and slim

The MiniStation™ is slim and lightweight, and comes with a choice of two colors — stylish white or dignified black.

Buffalo Tools

Enhance your PC transfer performance and back up your important digital assets with the Buffalo Tools for windows. 

Connect and go

Simply plug the MiniStation™ into the USB and play; no drivers required.

Internal Hard Drives
Drive Interface
SATA 1, 1.5Gb/s
Number of Drives
Total Capacity
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0
Connector Type
USB 3.0 Ports
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 10 Gb/s
Client OS
Windows 8 (32/64bit), Windows® 7 (32/64bit), Windows® Vista™ (32/64bit), Windows® XP, Mac OS® 10.6 or later
76 x 115 x 14 mm
185 g
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Supply
Bus powered 
Product Part Numbers
Product Code

MiniStation HD-PCF

Media Title: Gadgetspeak.com

Product: MiniStation HD-PCF

Verdict: 4 out of 5

Comments: The Eco Manager allows you to create a schedule whereby a Buffalo drive can be put into sleep mode at various times. With Secure Lock Mobile you can encrypt data with files being stored in an encryption box with a user-selected capacity and encryption level.

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