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Shared Storage II 500GB
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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: 31 Dec 2006
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Info modified on: 16 Apr 2015 15:36:53
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Long product name Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB:
The short editorial description of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB
Shared StorageII 500GB HDD, 7200rpm, USB2.0, RJ45, GIG-E, 16MB

Marketing text Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB

The official marketing text of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB as supplied by the manufacturer
Access files including digital video, music, and photos from any networked PC or Mac for enhanced productivity, seamless workflow and easy file sharing and printing.

320 GB capacity stores 252,000 photos, or 22 hours of DV video, or 5,300 hours of music. 500 GB capacity stores 384,000 photos, or 36 hours of DV video, or 8,300 hours of music.

Automated One Touch Back Up
No hassle back up. Back up all the computers on the network automatically to a single location.

Media Streaming
Play back photos, videos, and music to your networked home entertainment center for more enjoyment.

7200 RPM 16 MB cache buffer
For fast drive performance, seamless media editing, and instant access to your files.

Drag and Sort™
Just drag documents onto the Shared Storage II icon and Maxtor’s Drag and Sort organizes your files, placing them in appropriate shared folders.

Maxtor Simple View
Provides at-a-glance views of back up and storage status for all users

Password Protection
Set privacy levels on shared folders for full public access or limited access for an extra measure of security

Simple set up
Plug it in, connect the Ethernet cable, and the Maxtor Shared Storage II automatically configures to you network. Within minutes you set up the Maxtor Shared Storage II to appear as a local hard drive on every PC and Mac on the network.

USB Expansion 2
USB ports make it easy to add a printer for sharing or connect additional drives for even more storage.
Short summary description Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB:
This short summary of the Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB, 5 - 35 °C, Pentium III, 500 Mhz, 100-240 VAC, Windows 2000/XP/Mediacenter Mac OS/X 10.3.9, 136 x 65 x 217 mm
Long summary description Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate Maxtor Shared Storage II 500GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Seagate Shared Storage II 500GB, Maxtor. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM, Drive device, buffer size: 16 MB. Weight: 1.8 kg. Minimum processor: Pentium III, 500 Mhz, Minimum RAM: 128 MB, Power requirements: 100-240 VAC
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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.
16 MB
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35°C
Weight & dimensions
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.
1.8 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.
Other features
Ethernet LAN
An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
The product is built in.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Power requirements
100-240 VAC
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium III, 500 Mhz
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000/XP/Mediacenter
Mac OS/X 10.3.9
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
136 x 65 x 217 mm
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1 - 10/100/1000 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
2 - USB 2.0