HD-PNTU3 : MiniStation™ Plus

Capacities :

500GB
HD-PNT500U3B-EU
HD-PNT500U3R-EU
HD-PNT500U3S-EU
HD-PNT500U3L-EU
1.0TB
HD-PNT1.0U3R-EU
HD-PNT1.0U3S-EU
HD-PNT1.0U3L-EU
2.0TB
Ultra-portable hard drive offers maximum mobility
Buffalo MiniStation™ Plus delivers up to 5 Gbps ultra fast transfer speeds.
Store, backup or transfer your files anytime with the ultra-portable Buffalo MiniStation™ Plus (HD-PNTU3) - a high performance USB 3.0 portable storage in a compact and lightweight shockproof chassis. This USB 3.0 portable hard drive which is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 - works with any PC or Mac®, providing interface speeds up to 5 Gbps.
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Plug-and-Play design

Simply plug the Buffalo MiniStation™ Plus into any USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files. As the Buffalo MiniStation™ Plus is USB-powered, no additional cables  and separate power source are needed.  

Secure data with full encryption

Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unwanted access by simply assigning a password.

Turbo charge performance
 

The MiniStation™ Plus comes complete with the Buffalo Tools suite of complimentary software designed to boost PC performance and enhance your digital life. The TurboPC enhances your PC’s overall performance by boosting file transfer rates up to three times over USB 2.0 hard drives (with SuperSpeed USB 3.0)
 

 

Compact and lightweight

Space-saving super slim, lightweight chassis for ultimate portability; stylish, sophisticated design.

USB-powered

Perfect companion for your laptop or netbook - no external power supply needed.

Shock-absorbing chassis

Shock protection elements help protect the hard drive from accidental bumps and drops.

Compatible Interfaces

Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0.

Connect and go

Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows®.

Backup utility

Buffalo’s backup utility automatically backs up your Windows PC, protecting your data.

Apple Time Machine

Works with Apple Time Machine to back up your Mac computer.

Eco-friendly manager

Eco minded power management tool regulates power usage, conserving energy and battery consumption

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
1
Total Capacity
500GB, 1TB, 2TB
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector Type
Micro-B type
USB 3.0 Ports
1
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0 Ports
1
Data Transfer Rates
Max: 480 Mb/s
Other
Client OS
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS 10.4 - 10.9
Dimensions
82 x 118 x 16 (HD-PNT500U3)
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82 x 118 x 19 (HD-PNT1.0U3)
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82 x 118 x 22 (HD-PNT2.0U3GB)
Weight
175g (HD-PNT500U3)
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230g (HD-PNT1.0U3)
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260g (HD-PNT2.0U3GB)
Power Consumption (Max.)
2.7 Watts
Power Supply
DC 5 V (USB powered)
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* 5 Gbps is the maximum interface rate derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors.
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**Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.


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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
21-05-2013
2.10
All
For supported OS see release notes
21-05-2013
2.10
All

Utilities

09-10-2014
1.22
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
09-10-2014
1.22
Windows
TurboPC EX
12.16 MB
09-10-2014
1.33
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
09-10-2014
1.33
Windows

Documentation

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
All
Multilingual (14 languages) user manual
All
All manuals for included software and device