Chris Wimlett Chris Wimlett. Backup options include specific files and folders, or the user can specify the type of files they want to back up by category, like music. Read more on these topics: Western Digital is famous for the fact, however, not to let drives from other manufacturers work in their enclosures. Once configured the all continues to run in the background, updating the backup as files are modified. If you had some success, please share your experiences with us to help others! Mac OS X
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The new metal body is a huge step up in terms of looks and durability compared to older plastic models, although it does add some heft if you plan on traveling around with it.
The My Book Studio is relatively light 1.
DIY: Replace hard drive in My Book Studio Firewire enclosure – mac&egg
Similar to the portable WD external hard drives we just reviewed My Passport StudioMy Passport for Mac the My Book Studio software also includes software to manage a password for the drive, control power settings and perform diagnostics. Maybe they can solve it in the next release Can you please tell me your exact model Machine ID in system profiler?
Oct 6, 8: It features useful software, an attractive design and whisper-quiet operation. My icons were not affected, and everything still works, so You will destroy the warranty sticker — welcome to the dark side! The enclosure doesn’t have a fan, so the metal materials and vent holes are key firewite keeping the external drive cool and quiet.
Thank you in advance. I will never buy one of their interfaces again. We do repair it ourselves!
It is designed primarily for Mac users, although it can be used on Windows platforms after a reformat. Check our Recommendation Pages! Would you buy this? They are intelligently hidden inside the dot design but easy to reach. I use the ext HD for backup too, but sometimes I need myybook find something in my backups and Rirewire have to turn off the audio interface and copy the files on my internal HD Update Unrecognized Zip Code.
REVIEW: Western Digital My Book Studio 3 TB FireWire 800 External Hard Drive
Chris Wimlett Chris Wimlett. Nov 3, 2: I was using it with my dual G5 2.
When I power down and remove the drobo, the problem stops. In this case it is even necessary as it is a nice aluminum enclosure with Firewire that fireeire not on sale anymore.
I tried to use the HD at maximum during a time machine backup I was copying other files and saving the HDV files in the same external HD and everything works perfectly without loosing a single frame.
WD My Book Studio WDBC3G0020HAL – hard drive – 2 TB – FireWire 800 / FireWire / USB 2.0 Series
Mybook wiggle it around a bit and you can remove it carefully. Like other models in the My Book range, the drive is aesthetically pleasing, sporting the ‘brushed metal’ look that you often find on Mac products.
When running our 3GB ‘small file’ benchmark with FireWirethe drive finished up at an impressive 49 seconds with a steady read speed of 61 megabytes per second. I have spent mgbook trying to work out what is happening. However, we were a little disappointed with its USB 2.
Western Digital My Book Studio Review (3TB) | – Storage Reviews
Feb 20, 2: Both are only hold together by friction. I need power and lots of it.