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XL desktopdrive

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Smart desktop storage.

Just plug it in, power it on and you’re ready to store all your precious digital files. Your memories deserve Hitachi quality.

Big capacity, small package

Available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB, the XL desktopdrive is ready to store all your digital music, videos and precious documents without taking over your desk.

Well connected

Fully compatible with Windows and Apple Macintosh computers, and powered via a USB 2.0 cable. There’s no formatting, just plug in and it’s ready to use.

Scheduled backups

Easy-to-use Hitachi Backup software comes pre-loaded, so scheduling auto backups of your valuable digital files couldn’t be easier – because nothing should ever get in the way of your memories, movies, music and entertainment.

Two-year warranty & support

Backed by Hitachi's reputation for quality, reliability and a world-renowned R&D heritage, a full two-year warranty* and free technical support is included.
*Warranty period may vary based on regulations of the country where this product is purchased. Subject to certain terms and conditions.
Storage / Music / Photos / Video
500 GB 125,000 166,650 1,000 Hrs.
320 GB = 80,000 OR 106,656 OR 640 Hrs.
250 GB 62,500 83,325 500 Hrs
100 GB 25,500 33,330 200 Hrs.
Actual storage may vary depending on the compression rate applied. Capacities may not be combined.
Available in
500GB / 1TB / 2TB
USB 2.0

Product Specifications

UBS 2.0 compliant; USB 1.1 compatible
Up to 480 Mbit/sec data transfer rate
12VDC, 1.5A external power adapter
185mm (W) x 135mm (L) x 50mm (H)
System Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Mac OS X, 10.3 or later
2-Year Warranty*
Integral USB 2.0 cable
Preloaded Hitachi Backup Software
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