Plextor Portable 500GB Hard Disk Drive

Plextor’s PX-PH500US is a sleek 500GB external hard drive that is truly portable in the sense that it can fit into most pockets; something many drives marketed as “portable” are unable to match. Besides its handy size, the unit offers the benefits of an eSATA connection alongside the hot pluggable USB option making the drive an attractive purchase for those of us on the move. Read on for a more detailed analysis.

Capacity 500 GB
OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista*
Mac OS 8.6/9.x/10.x and higher
*for hardware only
Interface USB 2.0 / 1.1
eSATA
Transfer rate USB 2.0 Max 480 Mbps
USB 1.1 Max 12 Mbps
Weight approx. 190 g
Dimensions 81 (W) x 130 (D) x 17 (H) mm
Hard Drive Buffer size: 8 MB
RPM: 5400
Fast Warranty 2 year (Collect & Return) Warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland; 1 year in other countries: Carry-in