Plextor | PX-PH500U3 | Datasheet | Plextor PX-PH500U3 external hard drive
Never compromise.
External Hard Disk Drive
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
The Plextor U3-Series is a strikingly compact portable hard disk. Formed of perfect aluminum it incorporates the latest
USB 3.0 interface for outstanding transfer performance. It is the fast new professional standard in portable hard disks
from world renowned storage manufacturer Plextor.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface provides exceedingly fast connection and data transfer rates. Utilizing the latest generation of USB also allows connection to computers with USB 2.0 ports at reduced speed. Power to the hard disk is also
provided through the USB connector eliminating the need to carry an additional power adapter.
An elegant and lightweight casing crafted from aircraft grade aluminum protects the advanced drive and results in a mere
162 grams total weight. The complete package includes a USB 3.0 cable and a tasteful soft case giving, an additional
layer of stylish protection. Complementing this wellbalanced hardware a range of powerful software applications comes
preinstalled on the hard disk.
The exceptional quality of the U3-Series is fully supported by the reassurance of a comprehensive 2-years collect and
return warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (other countries 1-year carry-in).
The U3-Series combines high-performance SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and redefined design - a compact hard disk for those
that require professional quality and highly portable data storage
Professional Build Quality
• Elegant aircraft-grade aluminum casing, with classic beveled edges and
sleek modern design
Supported by Plextor 2-Year Fast Warranty Service
• Comprehensive 2-year warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland including
courier pickup and return (other countries 1-year carry-in)
• Advanced, high-precision 2.5 inch hard drive mechanism with integrated
error correction
• Plextor Fast Warranty Service ensures prompt professional results in the unlikely
event that the service is needed
• Achieves fast data transfer rates using high-speed USB 3.0 connection and
optimized interface
• Product quality assured and fully supported by Plextor’s market leading warranty
• Includes powerful commercial utilities for information backup and the
securing of private data
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
• Utilizes the latest SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface for exceptionally fast
transfer speeds and outstanding drive performance
• Fully compatible with USB ports found on older systems, operating at the
maximum transfer speed allowed by the USB port to which it is connected
Full software package
• Complete package of commercial software enables the best use of the drive
• Backup and restore valuable data using FNet PCClone EX
• Maximize read and write speeds with the TurboHDD utility
• Ensure that private and business information is kept safe on a secure partition via
FNET SecureDrive EX2 (AES encryption to US Governmentstandards)
• USB 3.0 cable included for fast and dependable transfers
Designed for portability
• Highly compact design, less than 13 cm long and under 8 cm wide. Only 1.5
cm thick at its widest point
• Requires only the USB cable for power, no additional power adapters need
be carried
• Stylish leatherette case provides additional protection during transportation
• Total drive weight under 162 grams
USB 3.0
Dimensions and Weight
Capable of storing up to 160,000 digital photos, or
8,330 hours of digital music, or 500 hours of digital
500 GB
Drive Overview
Dimensions (W/H/D)
76.6 x 129.8 x 15.0 mm
approx. 162g
Package Contents
USB3.0 (USB2.0 compatible)
Plextor PX-PH500U3 hard drive
Up to 4.8 Gbps
3-in-1 Software (Fnet PCCloneEX,
SecureDriveEX2, TurboHDD) on harddisk
System Requirements
MS Windows 7 (recommended), Windows Vista/XP
USB 3.0 cable (Y-design)
Operation Environment
5°C to 35°C; Relative Humidity: 8% to 90%
FCC (EMI, CE (Euro EMI/EMC/ESD)), by open-site &
Winthrax (AT&T) test program, RoHS
Quick Installation Guide
Software Activation Key
2 years Fast Warranty (pick up and return)
Package contents
USB 3.0
Carry pouch
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