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Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
500GB MiniMax Hard Drive
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Category :
Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Included since: 15 Nov 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:22:42
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Long product name Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive:
The short editorial description of Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive
500GB MiniMax Hard Drive

Marketing text Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive

The official marketing text of Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Add up to 500 GB of capacity to your Mac or PC with the Iomega MiniMax Desktop Hard Drive. It’s compact, stackable form takes up minimal space but provides maximum storage to manage, organize and protect your digital photos, music and movies in stylish simplicity.

- Expandable – More connection capabilities with three FireWire ports and a three–port USB integrated hub.
- Compact – Just 16.5 cms square and 5 cms tall, takes up minimal space.
- Stackable – Easily stacks with the Apple® Mac® mini or additional MiniMax™ hard drives.
- Fast – Up to 480 MB/s transfer rate (USB 2.0).
- Up to 400 MB/s transfer rate (FireWire 400).
- Secure – Comes complete with software for hassle–free backup and disaster recovery.
- Perfect Match for Mac® mini – Adds up to 500 GB of capacity to the Mac® mini which only comes with up to 80 GB capacity. This hard drive has the same footprint and matches the industrial design of the Mac® mini.
Short summary description Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive:
This short summary of the Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive, Mac OS 9.2 Mac OS X 10.1.5 + Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP
Long summary description Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Iomega 500GB MiniMax Hard Drive. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM, Drive device, buffer size: 2 MB. Width: 16.5 cm, Depth: 16.5 cm, Height: 4.06 cm. Compatible operating systems: Mac OS 9.2 Mac OS X 10.1.5 + Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP, I/O ports: 4x USB 3x FireWire (1394a)
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
2 MB
Weight & dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
165 mm
The distance from the front to the back of something.
165 mm
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
40.6 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.05 kg
Other features
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
FireWire 400
FireWire-interface with a data transmission speed of 400 Mbit/s (50MB/s). FireWire is a serial computer bus technology designed as replacement of SCSI and is based on the IEEE 1394 and 1394b standards.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
The product is built in.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Mac OS 9.2
Mac OS X 10.1.5 +
Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
4x USB
3x FireWire (1394a)