Toshiba Canvio Basics Portable Hard DriveToshiba Canvio Basics USB 3.0 – 1TB Hard Drive (Black)

If you want an easy way to hold your growing digital library – files, pictures, music, and videos – Toshiba’s Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drives are a great solution, offering simple drag-and-drop storage that’s ready to roll right out of the box. It requires no external AC adapter and it’s Plug & Play compatible. Just connect it into the USB port of your PC and you’re ready to go.

Product Specifications:

Available Capacities: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB Disk Speed: 5400 RPM Interface: USB 3.0 Transfer Rate: Up to 480 MB/s Average Seek Time: 12 ms Buffer: 8MB cache

USB 3.0

Future-proofed with USB 3.0 technology, the Canvio Basics 3.0 hard drive significantly improves the file transfer speed for large media files and dramatically minimizes the wait time for backup and recovery processes. Plus, it’s backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

Canvio Basics USB 3.0 portable hard drives are far faster than – but still compatible with – USB 2.0 technology. So you’ll still be able to plug into older PCs with USB 2.0 ports.

Portable Peace Of Mind And Ease Of Use

Toshiba’s Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drives deliver one of the easiest ways to add storage to your computer. One of the simplest storage solutions in a box, Toshiba’s Canvio Basics 3.0 offers plug-and-play, and drag-and-drop convenience.

Extremely portable with a compact design, the sleek looking and post card sized Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drives are an ideal travel companion.

3 thoughts on “Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Basics Portable Hard Drive – HDTB210XK3BA(Black)

  1. TMac says:

    Please Read if Your Drive Isn’t “Recognized” Anymore. An Easy Primer and Tutorial. Many people have complained about the Toshiba 2.5″ drives (of all capacities and price points) quickly ‘dying’ after a very short time. This opinion is prevalent on both Amazon and other shopping sites and even Toshiba’s direct site itself.I was in the same boat. My Canvio Basics failed to be “recognized” by my PC within 1 month. My 2-star rating reflects this.HOWEVER, this is directed toward those who believe “all [my] valuable data is lost forever”. I conjecture that 99% of the time it is not, and there is a relatively very simple & inexpensive fix.The problem is most likely not with the drive itself but rather the ‘bridge’ circuitry between the drive and the USB connection. There is most likely nothing wrong with the drive itself, and thus nor is there anything wrong with your data. Such was also the case with me.These drives, regardless of manufacturer or capacity, are essentially identical in their ‘guts’. The difference is often…

  2. Chuck Bittner "Disabled comedian & gamer!" says:

    An all-around good deal and both Mac and PC compatible… At the time of writing this review this drive was $54.99 – a friend needed an external hard drive to back up her Mac (Time Machine Drive) and I wanted to get it with free prime shipping and as was the cheapest that had prime. At 320 GB that is more space than most people are ever going to need for backing up a notebook/MacBook. The drive is USB 3.0 and 2.0 compatible so get pretty decent transfer speeds as you would expect.If you’re a Mac user you will need to bring up the disk utility (found in your utilities folder in the applications folder) and format the drive to something that the Mac can read and write to (HTFS+is the file system that is default format of OS X) but once you reformatted you’re good to go.And this drive is sleek looking and is really ultraportable and I’m a big fan of drives that draw their power from the USB port this means you don’t have to carry around an extra wall wart (a.k.a. AC adapter). and I want to note that you could spend a…

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