Portability, Reliability and Recovery. Computer backup made simple. Toshiba's Portable Hard Drives make computer backup simple. Our drives take the complexity out of backing up your computer data by providing easy-to-use backup software for both Windows and Mac users. Powered by USB 2.0, you can take your files just about anywhere. Just one click and you're on your way to creating a digital safety net to help protect your files.
Toshiba's next generation Portable Hard Drives feature complete system backup (Windows only), password protection for added security and enhanced software features. Plug in the drive, load the software and you'll have peace of mind in knowing that all of your important digital photos, music, movies and documents are backed up, protected and portable. The software runs in the background capturing updates to files and automatically saving them to the external drive.
Toshiba's Portable External Hard Drives work with both Mac and PC computers and include software that makes backing up your computer simple. With everything you need right in the box, Toshiba's External Hard Drives are the ultimate combination of storage and style.
High Performance Hard DriveThe Toshiba external hard drive is equipped with high performance 2.5-inch hard drives with 8MB cache. The Toshiba features a total capacity of 500GB.
Hardware Encrypted DrivePassword-protected data encryption seamlessly encrypts all the drive data and you even can take out the drive without worrying about data security.
Anti-shock DesignThe Toshiba portable external hard drive features the built-in internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to effectively prevent your data from damage from drops and knocks.
Convenient Ultra-portable DesignThe ultra-portable casing is designed for you to take it between home and office or on trips securely. In addition, the fashionable coating can meet your style needs.
USB 2.0 InterfaceThe USB 2.0 interface enables high data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps so you save time while copying or moving data. Support for plug-and-play significantly decreases the need for driver installations.
Learn more about the Toshiba HDDR500E04XL
Average Seek Time
File & Folder backup and recovery
Complete system backup and recovery (Windows only)
Password-protected data encryption
Drive Space Alert
Internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology helps protect the drive
USB Powered for portability
Capable of storing up to 142,000 digital photos, or 131,000 digital music files, or 410 downloaded digital movies
System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP or Vista Mac OS X 10.4 or later Available USB 2.0 Port
Dimensions & Weight
3.2" x 5" x 0.65"
Toshiba Portable External Hard Drive (preloaded with backup software) USB 2.0 Cable Quick Install Guide