1.0TB MiniStation™ Thunderbolt
Mac / PC / Thunderbolt / USB 3.0
Portable Bus-Powered Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Storage
MiniStation Thunderbolt offers easy plug and play storage featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology for unparalleled transfer speeds and a USB port for universal connectivity. With speeds up to 10 Gbps*, Thunderbolt is double the speed of USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.
MiniStation Thunderbolt features the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gbps*, it is the fastest interface available, double the speed of USB 3.0, ideal for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts.Additionally, you can daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices to maximize use of a single port†.
Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt technology is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store ﬁles to take on the road. Plug and play usability means there are no drivers to install and MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for PC use.
Time Machine Backup
MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for use with Mac and compatible with Time Machine for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important ﬁles with plug and play connectivity.
All Cables Included
MiniStation Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, supplied with all necessary cables and components. Simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and instantly add capacity or securely store ﬁles to take on the road.
Compact and Convenient
Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. Designed for mobility, it offers bus-powered portable storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with Mac and PC so you can access your ﬁles from whichever computer you are on, even while away from home.
*Speeds shown represent maximum interface connection speeds. Actual device transfer speeds will vary based on hard drive specifications and host devices. See BENCHMARKS tab for actual read/write speeds.
†MiniStation Thunderbolt does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port so it must be the last device on a daisy-chain.
What is the box?
- MiniStation Thunderbolt
- Thunderbolt Cable (19.7 in)
- USB 3.0 Cable (19.7 in)
- Warranty Statement 1 year
Manufacturer Part Number
- 1.0TB 5400RPM 2.5″ Hard Disk Drive**1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
- USB 3.0 – (1) Micro-B port
Max Data Transfer Rate
- Thunderbolt – 10Gbit/s (or 1250MB/sec)
- USB 3.0 – 5Gbit/s (or 625MB/sec)
- USB 2.0 – 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)
- USB 1.1 – 12Mbps (or 1.5MB/sec)
Macintosh System Requirements
- Mac OS X 10.5 or later. Including ‘Lion’ 10.7.x
- Available Thunderbolt or USB3.0/2.0/1.1 port.
- Bus Power on most computers with Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 / 2.0 port factory stock.
External Case Dimensions
- 3.17″ x 5.12″ x 0.91″ (80.5mm x 130.0mm x 23.1mm)
Total Shipping Weight