Universal BUSlink DSE-160-SSDU3 hard drive specifications

BUSlink CipherShield Encryption Solid State Drive (SSD) DSE-160-SSDU3 - solid state drive - 160 GB - SuperSpeed USB

Utilizing Intel SSD inside, BUSlink CipherShield USB 3.0 Encrypted Solid State Drive (SSD) is designed to provide an outstanding storage performance, super fast data transfer of up to 5 Gbps, and the same high level of superior data encryption offered by the popular BUSlink CipherShield Hard Drive series. Since Solid State Drive does not have any moving mechanical parts - like the magnetic platters and drive heads used in traditional hard drives - it resulted in an increased durability, faster data access, and minimal power usage. Combined with NIST certified AES encryption and compact 2.5" form factor, CipherShield USB 3.0 Hardware Encrypted SSD is not just slim and lightweight, but also addressing the needs for rugged and shock-resistance storage device that protects sensitive and highly-confidential information.

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Device Type
Solid state drive - External hard drive

3 in

5.3 in

0.5 in

6.5 oz

Hard Drive

Form Factor

160 GB

Interface Type
SuperSpeed USB

Compliant Standards
256-bit AES

Storage Controller


Expansion / Connectivity

1 x SuperSpeed USB

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Included Accessories
2 x secure keys

Cables Included
1 x USB cable - External


Power Source
USB bus

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later , Microsoft Windows Server 2003 , Microsoft Windows Server 2008 , Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7

System Requirements Details
Windows XP/Vista/7 - Pentium 4, MacOS X 10.3 or later - Pentium 4

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
1 year warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 1 year