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Seagate Backup Plus Hub User Manual
Seagate Backup Plus Hub User Manual

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LED indicator and cables

Status light information

Your hard drive features a status light that provides general information about the product. Refer to the table below for details.

Light color Status
White Drive is on and ready
Blinking white Drive activity
Off Drive is off

USB 3.0

USB is a serial input/output technology for connecting peripheral devices to a computer. USB 3.0 is a recent implementation of this standard that provides high bandwidth for data transfers.

Transfer rates can attain up to 5Gb/s as opposed to USB 2.0's 480Mb/s. This means that USB 3.0 is theoretically up to ten times faster than its predecessor.

Make certain to use the USB 3.0 cable included with your Backup Plus Hub. It features a Micro-B connector on one end to plug into the Backup Plus Hub and a standard Type A connector for universal connectivity to all PCs and Macs.

Connector Face
(Type A to Computer)
Cable End
(Type A to Computer)
Cable End
(Micro-B to Hard Drive)
Connector Face
(Micro-B to Hard Drive)