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The Buffalo Dualie is a compact portable hard drive featuring a stylish, contemporary chassis and a bonus desktop docking station with support for Apple iPhone® and iPod®. Designed for an array of Mac® and PC users, Dualie offers 500 GB of storage capacity and multiple connection methods, including USB 2.0 and FireWire 400/800 for fast data transfers. Store, transport and back up thousands of music, movie, photo and data files in one convenient, portable location. Its space-saving design provides 500 GB of external portable storage and a dock connection for your iPod or iPhone, eliminating unnecessary cables and clutter from your workspace. With the bonus docking station, Dualie allows you to sync and charge your iPhone or iPod, connect the hard drive to your computer for additional storage or backup and attach two additional USB devices over a single USB connection on your computer, all from one convenient solution.

• 500 GB 2.5” portable hard drive with USB 2.0 and FireWire 800 ports
• Stylish brushed aluminum and black soft-touch two-tone finish
• Includes a bonus desktop docking station for the iPhone or iPod with a two-port USB hub for connecting additional USB devices
• Includes dock adapters for iPhone 3G/3GS, iPod touch® 2nd generation, iPod classic® 120 GB and iPod nano® 4th generation
• Pre-formatted hard drive for Mac® users
• Supports Windows® after formatting hard drive in Windows or using a downloadable Buffalo utility

*Apple, the Apple logo, Apple Store, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Internal Hard Drive
Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Drive Capacity 500 GB
Number of Drives 1
USB Interface: Hard Drive
Standards Compliance USB 2.0
Connector Type mini-B Type
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rate Max. 480 Mb/s
FireWire Interface: Hard Drive
Standard Compliance IEEE1394b (FireWire 800), IEEE1394a (FireWire 400)
Connector Type FireWire 9pin
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rate Max. 800 Mb/s (FW 800), Max. 400 Mb/s (FW 400)
Docking Station Interface
Rear Dock Connectors 1 x USB 2.0 mini-B type, 2 x USB 2.0 A type
Base Dock Connectors Hard drive: 1 x USB 2.0 mini-B type, iPhone®/iPod® connector x 1
Included Dock Adapters iPhone® 3G/3GS, iPhone touch® 2nd generation, iPod classic® 120 GB, iPod nano® 4th generation
Data Transfer Rates Max. 480 Mb/s
OS Support Mac® OS X 10.4 or later, Windows® 7, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®
Power Consumption Hard Drive: 2.5W (USB), 3W (FireWire), Docking Station: 0.3W
Dimensions (H x W x D) Hard Drive: 5.25 x 3.25x 0.75 in, Dock: 2.75 x 4 x 3.75 in
Weight Hard Drive: 8 oz, Dock: 13.6 oz
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
PDF 864.35 KB
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2010-03-01     Dualie Manual
Type File Post Date Version OS Support Notes
ZIP 934.05 KB
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2010-03-01 2.20 Mac TurboUSB makes USB transfers faster!
ZIP 160.53 KB
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2010-02-03 1.0   FAT32 Hard Disk Formatter