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Digistor 500GB Portable Firewire Hard Drive (Mac OS X) DIG-82513

Stock: In Stock.*
Part #: DIG-82513
Weight: 1.00 lbs


DIGISTOR™ 500GB Portable Firewire Hard Drive (Mac OS X)

500GB Portable FireWire Hard Drive for Mac OS X Computers

The DIGISTOR™ DIG-82513 is a 500GB portable Hard Disk Drive (HDD) storage device that connects to Macintosh computers and laptops via super fast FireWire 400/FireWire 800 ports.

This external hard drive is compatible to all Mac OS systems with FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports, from Mac Pro servers, iMac, Mac Mini to MacBook laptop family.

Bring your data along in a secure external storage device and be secure that your data is available when you need it, where you need it. Plug-and-Play capability with Macs means not having to worry about compatibility with other computer systems. It’s pre-formatted in the Mac OS Extended (Journaled) format for maximum compatibility with all computers running on OS X.

FireWire connectivity provides high speed data transfers of up to 800Mbits/second allowing fast and reliable storage solution for high bandwidth applications such as audio and video, as well as data backup and storage.

External Firewire Hard Drive for portable data storage and backup.

The DIGISTOR™ DIG-82513 External FireWire Hard Disk Drive for Mac OS X is the perfect solution for portable data storage needs. This portable hard drive is a perfect pair to mobile Macintosh computers such as MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. Truly portable in design and construction, this hard drive is very small size it fits in a shirt pocket! FireWire 800 allows fast and reliable data transfers up to 800Mbits/second. This external USB hard drive allows you portability and flexibility when dealing with data storage and backup on the go. Store and protect digital files such as photos, mp3s, music and videos.

  • 500GB data storage capacity.
  • Mac OS Extended (Journaled) disk format.
  • FireWire 800 connection for reliable and speedy data transfers up to 800Mbps.
  • Powered via FireWire (1394) or USB 2.0 ports.
  • Reduces power consumption with HDD spin up/down support.
  • Plug-and-Play connectivity to Apple Mac OS X laptops and computers.
  • Connect 2 or more FireWire drives in a “daisy chain” and get the same performance and data transfer speeds.

Through FireWire technology, DIGISTOR™ FireWire hard drives drives are “daisy-chainable” – connect multiple external hard disks in a daisy chain series connection and still get the maximum transfer speeds that FireWire can give. FireWire also gives you hot-swap capability while in the daisy-chain, allowing you flexibility in using multiple hard drives and data sources. Daisy-chain up to 16 drives in FW400 and up to 63 drives (and other FireWire devices) via FW800.


InterfaceFireWire 400 (1394a)
FireWire 800 (1394b)
USB 2.0
Data Capacity500GB
Hard Disk Drive2.5-inch 9.5mm HDD
Pre-FormattingMac OS Extended (Journaled)
Data Connection1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x IEEE 1394b connector
1 x USB mini-B receptacle
Data Transfer RateIEEE 1394a: 400Mbit/s
IEEE 1394b: 800Mbit/s
USB 2.0: 480Mbit/s
LEDPower On / Access / Power Off
Dimensions125 x 76 x 16 mm
Weight4 ounces
Daisy ChainYes. (drives and devices down the daisy chain series will operate at FW400 speeds)

What type of hard drive is this?

Type: FireWire 400 and 800 Portable Hard Drive
Interface: IEEE 1394a and IEEE 1394b, USB 2.0
Data Capacity: 500GB
Drive Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Weight: 4 ounces
Dimensions: 125mm x 76mm x 16 mm

What's in the Product Box:

(New) DIGISTOR™ Portable FireWire Hard Drive, FireWire cable, Manual

What are the system requirements for this product?

Mac OS X:

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • Firewire 400 port (IEEE 1394a)
  • Firewire 800 port (IEEE 1394b)
  • Available USB 2.0 Port
  • Software not included.

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