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MiniStation Extreme
USB 3.0 Portable HDD
The perfect solution for those who often travel with
PCs and portable HDDs
BUFFALO’s MiniStation™ Extreme offers high performance USB
3.0 portable storage in a compact and sophisticated design. The
internal hard drive is encased in a highly shock-resistant body
with rubberised elements to protect it from accidental bumps.
The ingenious arrangement of shock protection features meets
the U.S. Military Standard MIL-STD-810F 516.5 Procedure IV and
has passed free-fall drop tests with drops up to 2.3 meters**.
The combination of USB 3.0 & TurboPC EX makes file transfers
blazingly fast. Moreover, the USB cable is integrated with the case
so you will not be frustrated searching for a cable anymore!
MiniStation™ Extreme
The USB 3.0 interface moves data at rates of up to 5Gbps*, 10X
faster than USB 2.0. This vastly reduces the time needed for data
transmission, making it ideal for transferring and sharing videos,
large digital photo collections, music files, and other
data-intensive digital content.
Secure Lock
Features and Benefits
SuperSpeed USB 3.0: The USB 3.0 interface moves data at rates
of up to 5 gigabytes per second*, ideal for video and other data
intensive digital content
TurboPC EX utility: Data transfer utility for Windows with tune-up
saves, copies, and transfers files blazingly fast
Highly shock-resistant body: U.S. military-grade shock protection
helps protect the hard drive from damage, passing 2.3-meter
free-fall drop test**
Easy Cable Management: Integrated USB cable snaps to chassis
for pack-and-go-portability
Hardware Disk Encryption: 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE)
protects your data from unauthorised access
Buffalo Tools: with Launcher, Back-up Utility for automatically
back-up your Windows PC, Turbo PC EX and RAMDISK utility
Easy Cable Management
Integrated USB cable
snaps to chassis for
Eco Manager: The eco Manager system regulates power usage
and conserves energy by cutting power to the hard drive when
it’s inactive. This not only helps your ecologically minded efforts
to reduce energy use, it also means you can work longer off your
battery without recharging.
Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0: No adjustments are
needed, just plug into any USB 2.0 port
SecureLock Manager Easy: Simplifies switching in and out of
Encryption mode, makes password changes a snap, enables Auto
Login, provides login failure management Support Time Machine™: For continuous back-up of your Mac
2-Year Warranty
Available in Black, Silver and Red!
MiniStation Extreme
USB 3.0 Portable HDD
Internal Hard Drives
HDD interface
Number of drives
500GB, 1TB
Standard Compliance Connector Type Number of Ports Data transfer rate (brutto) USB 3.0
Client OS Support Windows®
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Operating environment
Power supply
7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® XP,
Mac OS® X 10.5 or later***
89 x 128 x 18
5-35ºC, 20-80% (Non-Condensing)
USB powered
Product Line up
Indigo Black (Black)
HD-PZ500U3B (500GB)
HD-PZ1.0U3B (1TB)
Deep Red (Red)
HD-PZ500U3R (500GB)
HD-PZ1.0U3R (1TB)
Dark Silver (Silver)
HD-PZ500U3S (500GB)
HD-PZ1.0U3S (1TB)
* 5 Gbps is the maximum interface rate derived from the specifications of the UniversalSerial Bus 3.0 and the ExpressCard. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon
environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.
** Test conducted on an industrial carpet in non-operating mode. MiniStation™ offers extra shock protection as compared to conventional hard drives; however, it does not
guarantee prevention from damage to the cases, the internal hard drives, or the data in all environments or circumstances. Please do not drop hard drive intentionally. BUFFALO
does not offer any additional warranty coverage for dropped drives.
***Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.
About Buffalo
© Buffalo Inc. 2011. BUFFALO logo, AirStation, Nfiniti, AOSS, TeraStation, LinkStation, DriveStation, DriveStation 2Share, MiniStation, Dualie and LinkTheater are either trademarks or
registered trademarks of Melco Holdings Inc. or Buffalo Inc. Microsoft Windows and Microsoft logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft corporation in United
States and/or other countries. The names and logos of other companies mentioned herein belong to their respective owners. The information within this datasheet is subject to change
without notice. All rights reserved. E & OE.
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Buffalo Technology is a leading global provider of award-winning storage, networking, memory, and multimedia solutions for the home
and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With more than 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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