Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac USM

Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac

Take-along backup

Always there to save, protect, and then share your digital life.

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The Backup Plus portable drive for Mac from Seagate is the simple way to protect and share your entire digital life — without getting in the way of the rest of your life.

  • Mac OS and Time Machine™ ready out of the box
  • Save photos automatically from your social networks
  • Share photos and videos to social networks with a click
  • Increase transfer speeds easily by upgrading to Thunderbolt™ technology
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What is Backup Plus?

Backup Plus is the amazing line of external drives from Seagate that lets you do more with photos and films, protect everything in your digital life, and manage it all from a single, intuitive dashboard.

  • Flexible backup that is fully compatible with Time Machine software
  • Save the photos that you have shared online — automatically
  • Share photos and videos on social networks such as Facebook and Flickr
  • Upgrade your connection instantly with swappable adapters

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Time Machine ready

Set it up for easy automatic backups on your Mac. Since it is Mac formatted out of the box, simply plug it in, set it and forget it.

Also works with PCs

Also works with PCs

Use the drive interchangeably on your PC or Mac computer without reformatting.

USB 3.0 plug and play

USB 3.0 plug and play

You can also easily upgrade to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire® 800, with add-on adapters (sold separately.)

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the USA and/or other countries.

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Protect...
Photos, videos and more – on the go.

Life is full of amazing moments that you want to remember for ever. The Backup Plus for Mac portable drive goes where you go, and works perfectly with Apple’s Time Machine® software to provide easy backups. So no matter where “life happens", your memories are always protected.

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Save...
Your social life with a click.

Think of how many photos you have shared on Facebook or Flickr. With Backup Plus, it is easy to download them right to your Backup Plus drive, so even more of your life is safe and sound.

Share...
Your favourite moments instantly.

With Backup Plus, your memories are not “trapped” in your drive. Just a click lets you share photos and videos to Facebook, Flickr or YouTube right from your Backup Plus drive.

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Upgrade...
Your connectivity instantly.

Getting a new Mac with Thunderbolt™ technology? Not a problem. Changing your connectivity is as easy as plugging in a new adapter.* So when you upgrade, your Backup Plus drive can be upgraded right along with you.

*Additional adaptors sold separately.

Prefect for

  • Store or back up photos, movies, music and documents
  • Download and share content that is posted on your social networks
  • Share your digital memories to your social networks with a click

Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac

What's in the box?

  • Seagate Backup Plus drive
  • Seagate Dashboard preloaded on drive
  • USB 3.0 interface adapter
  • 18 inch (45cm) USB 3.0 cable
  • Quick start guide

Capacity
Interface
Length
Width
Typical Weight
Automatic Backup Software
Warranty
  • Backup Plus for Mac Portable Drive Details
    STBW1000303
  • Data Sheet
1TB
USB 3.0
123.4mm
81.1mm
0.224kg
PC & Mac
3 years
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Model Number:
STAE102

Upgrade Cable – FireWire® 800

Boost the transfer speed between your drive and your Mac® computer, and access data up to two times faster than USB 2.0 when you upgrade to this FireWire® 800 cable.

  • Compatible with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive

Works with a FireWire or IEEE1394b port

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Model Number:
STAE128

Seagate® Thunderbolt™ Adaptor

Lightning quick transfers of large files. Connect to your Backup Plus portable drive and Thunderbolt cable for interface speeds up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0.

  • Completely portable, powered through the Thunderbolt cable
  • Transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s
  • Works with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive

* Thunderbolt cable not included.

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Model Number:
STAE104

Upgrade Cable – USB 3.0/2.0

This USB 3.0 upgrade cable delivers performance that is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, making it perfect for transferring and accessing movies and other large files with your Backup Plus portable drive.

  • Works with any USB 3.0 port
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Compatible with any portable Backup Plus or GoFlex drive