Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500 GB USB 2.0 Ultra-Portable External Hard Drive STAA500100 (Black)

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500 GB USB 2.0 Ultra-Portable External Hard Drive STAA500100 (Black)

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The GoFlex ultra-portable drive makes it easy to store, backup, and encrypt all your files with its plug-and-play USB 2.0 connectivity. This on-the-go drive is great for taking with you on business trips and vacations allowing you to save or access your videos, photos, music or files. The GoFlex ultra-portable USB 2.0 drive interface returns fast transfer speeds, and the GoFlex system allows you to upgrade to USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or eSATA by pairing the drive with the appropriate GoFlex upgrade cable. Extend your content beyond your PC and enjoy it on your TV, over your network, or on-the-go by using it in combination with our GoFlex family of products.

Plug-and-Play with Automatic Backup Software

The Seagate GoFlex's built-in backup software ensures automatic, continuous backup of your data. It secures your backed-up files and protects your privacy with powerful encryption software. The Seagate Dashboard management-tool software provides easy management of backup schedules, file encryption, and at-a-glance drive statistics, including available capacity.

Access Files with the Interface of Your Choice

Use the standard USB 2.0 interface for maximum compatibility with standard desktops and laptops. Or upgrade to USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or powered eSATA by pairing the drive with the appropriate GoFlex upgrade cable.

Free your Files

With the included NTFS driver for Mac, you can now interchangeably store and access files from PC and Mac computers without reformatting. Simply install the NTFS driver once on your Mac computer, allowing it to access and store files in a PC compatible format. (Reformatting to HFS+ required to use backup software for Mac or Time Machine software.)

Extend Your Content Beyond the PC

The GoFlex ultra-portable drive is the heart of the GoFlex Storage System. By combining it with other GoFlex Storage System products, you can enjoy your content on your TV, access files from any PC or Mac computer on your network or from a mobile device, or via the internet while on-the-go.

Enhanced Versatility Is a Snap

Plug-and-play connectivity options let you protect, store, and do more. The GoFlex Storage System allows you to upgrade the way you access your digital content without having to replace your drive. Upgrade cables and kits make it easy to move up from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0, eSATA or FireWire 800 for up to 10x faster transfer speeds for your large files and HD movies. Extend your digital life: access and share your files from anywhere.

What's in the Box

The Seagate GoFlex ultra-portable drive, backup with encryption software preloaded on drive, NTFS driver for Mac preloaded on drive, GoFlex USB 2.0 interface adapter, 18-inch USB 2.0 cable, quick start guide, 2-year limited warranty.

  • USB 2.0 plug-and-play drive
  • Easy-to-use, preloaded backup and encryption software
  • Upgradable to USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or eSATA, or access content over the network and on TV


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