Buffalo Technology HD-PE640U2/RD-US hard drive specifications

Buffalo MiniStation Cobalt hard drive - 640 GB - Hi-Speed USB

The MiniStation Cobalt is a feature-rich portable storage solution in a stylish, lightweight package, designed for mobility. With a simple, easy-to-use user interface, storing, protecting and transporting digital images, music and other files becomes a snap! The MiniStation Cobalt safeguards your favorite photos, music and movies, providing the peace of mind that only Buffalo's years of engineering excellence can provide. MiniStation Cobalt HD-PETU2 is a compact and lightweight portable storage solution. The slim space-saving design offers on-the-go storage for your data. Buffalo Tools suite of complimentary software offers valuable enhancements such as TurboPC which increases performance by up to 2X compared to standard USB 2.0 hard drives. Buffalo's backup utility offers easy data backup and restore solutions.

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

3.1 in

5.1 in

0.6 in

6.7 oz

Enclosure Color
Ruby red

Hard Drive

640 GB

Interface Type
Hi-Speed USB

Internal Drive Interface Type
Serial ATA

TurboUSB technology, Bus Powered by USB


Max Data Transfer Rate
480 MBps

Expansion / Connectivity

1 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type B


Compliant Standards
Plug and Play


Power Source
USB bus

Power Device
No power supply

Power Consumption
2.5 Watt

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Memeo AutoBackup, SecureLockWare

OS Required
Microsoft Windows XP , Microsoft Windows Vista , Microsoft Windows 2000 , Apple MacOS X 10.2.7 or later

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
1 year warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 1 year

Environmental Parameters

Humidity Range Operating
20 - 80%