G-Technology Inc. GDM4 500 hard drive specifications

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G-DRIVE mini hard drive is the perfect storage solution for people on the go. G-DRIVE mini is the ultra-portable and stylish way to travel with large storage space for your important documents, MP3s, digital video and digital photo files. The system can withstand up to 1000 Gs of shock to ensure your data is protected against the bumps and bruises encountered on the road. G-DRIVE mini is bus powered, eliminating the need to carry an external AC power supply. Portability was never so easy! G-DRIVE mini features a fan-less cooling system.

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HDD Part Number
GDM4 500

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

3.2 in

4.9 in

0.9 in

8.8 oz

Hard Drive

500 GB

Interface Type
IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) / IEEE1394 (FireWire) / Hi-Speed USB

Internal Drive Interface Type
Serial ATA

Buffer Size
8 MB


Spindle Speed
5400 rpm

Storage Controller

Serial ATA

Expansion / Connectivity

1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 6 pin FireWire, 2 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) - 9 pin FireWire 800, 1 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin mini-USB Type B

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Included Accessories
Carrying case

Cables Included
1 x USB cable - External - 2 ft, 1 x IEEE 1394b cable - FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) - External - 2 ft, 1 x IEEE 1394 cable - FireWire 400 (9-to-6 pin) - External - 2 ft


Power Source
FireWire bus

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Apple MacOS X 10.3.x or later , Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
3 years warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 3 years