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20 April 2016

We use several generations of WD My Passport external drives to archive our photo collection, do daily backups and provide an alternate boot drive to our various systems. And today, B&H is offering the 2-TB version for $79, a $20 discount (which also happens to be 20 percent off) when you enter the code BHNAB16 at checkout.

The WD My Passport includes a USB 3.0 port running at speeds up to 5-Gb/second and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 at speeds up to 480-Mb/second. It is formatted at the factory as HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X and compatibility with Time Machine. Windows users just have to reformat it to work with that operating system.

My Passport drives are available in capacities of 1-TB ($69), 2-TB ($79) and 3-TB ($129) but only the 2-TB version is on sale.


Capacity Two terrabytes
Data Transfer Rate USB 3.0: up to 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0: up to 480 Mb/s
Interfaces USB 3.0 and 2.0
Compatibility Formatted HFS+ Journaled Mac OS X Lion or Mountain Lion, Mavericks. and Yosemite. Requires reformatting for Windows operating systems. Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Temperature Operating: 41 to 95 degrees F / 5 to 35 degrees C
Non-Operating: -4 to 149 degrees F / -20 to 65 degrees C
RoHS Compliant Yes
Dimensions 4.33 x 3.21 x 0.83 inches
Weight 0.50 lb.


To order the 2-TB WD My Passport for $79, enter the code BHNAB16 at checkout.

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