The purpose of Wikipedia is to present facts, not to train. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external links , and by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rated 4 out of 5 by formxfunk from Easy, affordable, wish it had USB 3. My Book also provides a USB 2. I was looking for a great deal on a 3TB hard drive and found that this one was going to be the most budget friendly and great for my Macbook Pro. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement.

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This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. The Morse code message written into the drive case is made up of a selection studjo the words “personal”, “reliable”, “innovative”, “simple”, and “design”.

I have been using the drive for a bout 3 weeks.

Western Digital My Book

Things that aren’t so great about it: Not to mention its a sturdy aluminum casing, opposed to plastic like the previous generations. This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat Totally unexpected, but the little guy can solidly handle some editing work.

The design is nice, and in addition to the speedy dual Firewire ports, it also came with a 111s 2 connection which might be useful some day. Be the first to review this item. That’s the great thing. You clic a thing and in a second it is back on line. The purpose of Wikipedia is to present facts, not to train. You can help by adding to it. Heat-Dissipating Aluminum Enclosure The aluminum enclosure complements your Mac computer and the book-like design allows two or more My Book drives to nestle neatly together like volumes on a shelf Dual Interfaces Save and access data at FireWire speeds or change gears and utilize the USB 2.


REVIEW: Western Digital My Book Studio 3 TB FireWire External Hard Drive

For high quality video this is very important. Other than the book-like appearance of the drive’s case, My Book drives originally featured vent holes on the top bbook the drives which spelled out a message in Morse code.

Western Digital has five stars for us. See any errors on this page? I then had no trouble transferring my Time Maching backup file to the newly partitioned My Book Studio. I have other WD products and like any mechanical part, they occasionally fail. With both sets of commands a utility such as Gparted can be used to determine which paths are relevant for a given setup. Optional WD SmartWare software comes included with the drive as well, allowing you to install only the components you choose to add.

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At a fraction of the cost of a new Time Capsule, this drive seems like a real bargain. Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. It has the same Morse code ventilation as the other editions. Very fast, even if you have selected the option to put it to sleep when idle.


WD Discovery Supported USB Devices

My Book Live Duo was released in January Aside from the large capacity and great FW speed, the My Book Studio is attractive and very stydio.

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My Book also provides a USB 2. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. BTW, I had only intended this drive to be for backups, but threw a bunch of HD footage on it, thinking it would be laggy on a FW port and was nicely surprised to see that it’s little performer.

Built with an aluminum enclosure, the drive is designed to run cool and quiet without a fan. This 111 has multiple issues.