New Buffalo MiniStation 320GB/500GB: Tough yet Affordable


Looking for a portable hard drive that won’t cost an arm and a leg? Then you should check out the new Buffalo MiniStation.

Buffalo MiniStation

It features BumperBody™ Shock Protection technology which helps protect your data from the rigors of everyday travel, and also comes with removable USB cable that’s integrated into the chassis. It’s available in red, white and black colored iterations, 320GB/500GB capacities, and what makes this extra enticing is its price. The 320GB version retails for just P4500 while the 500GB variant’s going rate is pegged at P6500. Not bad, don’t you think?

Full press release after the break.

Buffalo’s mighty MiniStation dons a new look.

MiniStation Metro Portable Hard Drive is a compact, lightweight storage solution that comes equipped with Buffalo’s BumperBody™ shock absorbers that surround the hard drive inside a sturdy body that also has rubberized protectors on the outside.

The integrated Flex Connect USB cable ensures that you never lose your cable again. Optionally, you can turn on the integrated hardware encryption feature to automatically encrypt the data on your drive. EZ-Logon ensures that you enter your password only once.

Store, back up and transport digital files without taking up space on your computer. Packed with hardware and many features, the MiniStation Metro is your ultimate passport to storage portability and power!

To know more about the newest MiniStation, please visit this link:

Buffalo is exclusively distributed in the Philippines by MSI-ECS. For more product information and other inquiries, email, visit, or call 688-3180/688-3181. ###

Key Features:
· BumperBody™ Shock Protection: Shock resistant protection elements surrounding the hard disk protect your data from damage
· Flex Connect Hidden USB Cable: Scatter free! Removable, integrated USB cable snaps to chassis. Never lose your USB cable again.
· Hardware Disk Encryption: Optional Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access
· E-Z Logon: E-Z Logon can remember your password on your computer and log you on automatically
· Organize your Photos: With Google Picasa®
· TurboUSB™ Performance: Be more productive and copy files quicker using fast TurboUSB transfer rates
· USB Powered: Great for your laptop! No external power supply needed
· Backup Software: Backup your valued data with Memeo™ AutoBackup for Windows® and Macintosh®
· Time Machine™support: Use the MiniStation Metro with Time Machine
· Personalize your style: Choose from Black, Red or White!

Technical Specifications
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives: 1
Hard Drive Sizes: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB
Standard Compliance: USB 2.0 / 1.1
Connector Type: Mini B type
Number of Ports: 1
Data Transfer Rates: Max. 480 Mbps
Dimensions (WxHxD in.): 5.3 x 3.6 x 0.8
Weight (oz.): 8.5
Power Supply: DC5V (Power supplied through USB)
Power Consumption: Max. 2.5W
Client OS Support: Windows Vista®, Windows®XP, Windows®2000, MacOS® X 10.4 or later


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