Buffalo | HD-PNT500U3S-EU | Datasheet | Buffalo 1TB MiniStation Plus

Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive
Slim and Secure Portable USB 3.0 Storage
MiniStation Plus offers high performance USB
3.0 portable storage in a compact and
lightweight shock proof chassis. With USB 3.0
support and backward compatibility with
USB 2.0, it works with nearly any PC or Mac®,
providing interface speeds up to 5 Gbps*.
MiniStation Plus occupies minimal space
and it’s USB powered so there are no additional cables to manage and no need for a
separate power source; simply plug it into
any available USB port on your computer
and instantly add capacity or store files to
take on the road. With available 256-bit AES
hardware encryption, you can easily
protect your data from unwanted access by
simply assigning a password. Store, back up
and transport your content with SuperSpeed
plug and play connectivity.
up to
Compared to USB 2.0 Hard Drives
Features and Benefits
Compact and Lightweight: Super slim, lightweight chassis saves
space for ultimate portability with a stylish, sophisticated design
Hardware Disk Encryption: Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access
USB Powered: Perfect companion for your laptop or netbook - no
external power supply needed
Buffalo Tools: A feature-rich software suite of tools designed to boost PC
performance and enhance your digital life
Shock Absorbing Chassis: Shock protection elements help protect the
hard drive from accidental bumps and drops.
Back Up Your Files: Buffalo’s Backup Utility automatically backs up
your Windows PC, protecting your data
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with TurboPC: Enhance the overall performance of your PC and increase file transfer rates up to 3X over USB 2.0
hard drives
Time Machine® Compatibility: Works perfectly with Time Machine
to back up your Mac computer
Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0: Support for legacy USB 2.0 and
SuperSpeed 3.0
eco Manager: Eco minded power management tool regulates power
usage, conserving energy and battery consumption
Connect & Go: Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use
with Windows® and Mac®
2-Year Warranty and Lifetime 24/7 US Based Support
Shock Absorbing Design
Shock protection elements help
protect the hard drive from
accidental bumps
and drops.
Available in
Black, Silver
and Red!
Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
Hard Drive Sizes
Standard Compliance
Connector Type
Number of Ports
Interface Speeds
Dimensions (WxHxD in.)
Weight (lbs.)
Power Consumption
Power Supply
Client OS Support
500 GB (HD-PNT500U3)
1.0 TB (HD-PNT1.0U3B)
USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Micro-B type
Max. 5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)
Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
3.23 x 4.65 x 0.63 (HD-PNT500U3)
3.23 x 4.65 x 0.75 (HD-PNT1.0U3B)
0.4 (HD-PNT500U3)
0.5 (HD-PNT1.0U3B)
Max 3.1 W
DC 5 V (USB powered)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit),
Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.4 or later**
* 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.
**Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.
About Buffalo
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading global provider of award-winning networking,
storage and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and
integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its
commitment to delivering innovative solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology.
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