Universal BUSlink DSE-500-U2 hard drive specifications

BUSlink CipherShield Slim Line Encrypted DSE-500-U2 - hard drive - 500 GB - Hi-Speed USB

CipherShield design features a chip embedded in the access key which matches the chip on the controller board. Since CipherShield encrypts data independent of the operating system; removing the drive and connecting it directly to the SATA BUS will not defeat the encryption. Units are supplied with two keys and registration is required for key duplication. Buslink CipherShield AES 256-bit Encryption External Slim drive ensures high level of data integrity and security. The drive will automatically lock down its content once power is shut off. And without both access keys, data will not be seen or accessed in the event of theft or loss of the external drive. All Buslink drives are housed in a stackable metal alloy case which dissipates heat and are pre-formatted for 100% quality control and convenience to the user.

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

3 in

0.5 in

5.3 in

1.5 lbs

Hard Drive

Form Factor

500 GB

Interface Type
Hi-Speed USB

Internal Drive Interface Type
Serial ATA

Compliant Standards
256-bit AES


Interface Transfer Rate
480 Mbps

Storage Controller

Serial ATA

Expansion / Connectivity

1 x Hi-Speed USB

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Included Accessories
2 x secure keys

Cables Included
1 x USB cable - External

Compliant Standards
Plug and Play


Power Source
Included AC adapter

Power Device
Power adapter

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities

OS Required
Microsoft Windows 7 , Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP

System Requirements Details
Pentium II

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
1 year warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 1 year