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Portable Hard Drives

Canvio Basics

Super speed storage made simple

Quickly transfer files with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and store up to 4 TB of data on Canvio Basics external hard drives. These devices are ready to use with Microsoft Windows and require no software installation, so it couldn’t be easier to start storing all of your favourite files. Whether at your desk, or on the go, its timeless design with the matt finish means it’ll always look good. What’s more, the hard drive also allows you to connect to older hardware, with USB 2.0 compatibility.

  • 2.5" external hard drive
  • Matt finish
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB-powered
4 TB 3 TB 2 TB 1 TB 500 GB
Colour
A place for all your files
High capacity storage in a conveniently compact, matt black casing. Available in several capacity sizes (up to 4 TB*), Canvio Basics hard drives are perfect for storing data, music, movies and pictures. These devices are USB-powered and can be used with a single USB cable connected to a PC or laptop.

*Product design of the 3 TB model differs from the one shown.

Your compact companion

The Canvio Basics focuses on profile and classic design. The slim, compact casing and flat top make the Canvio Basics a true portable hard drive - easy to carry and store in any pocket or bag.

High transfer speeds

Powered by USB 3.0 technology, these portable hard drives are much faster than - but still compatible with - USB 2.0 devices, allowing for speedy transfer when organising your files.

Easy plug-and-play operation

Simple plug-and-play operation. Ready to use with Microsoft Windows and no software installation required. Intuitively drag and drop files to and from your PC or laptop.

Your data in safe hands

With over 50 years of experience in hard drive technology and unrivaled quality standards, Toshiba portable hard drives provide a reliable and secure place for your files, wherever you go.

Product Specifications

  • Basic Specifications
  • Interface

    USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)

  • Max. transfer rate

    ~ 5.0 Gbit/s

  • File system

    NTFS (MS Windows)
    Requires reformatting for Mac OS

  • Power

    USB bus power (max. 900mA)

  • System requirements

    Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7
    One free port of USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
    Requires reformatting for macOS v10.13 / v10.12 / OS X v10.11

  • Certifications

    Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7
    One free port of USB 3.0 or USB 2.0

  • Warranty

    2 years

  • Physical
  • Enclosure

    Matt

  • Dimensions

    500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB: 78 x 109 x 14 mm
    3 TB (different product design): 70 × 118,9 × 21 mm
    4 TB: 78 x 109 x 19,5 mm

  • Weight (approx.)

    500 GB: 140 g
    1 TB, 2 TB: 149 g
    3 TB, 4 TB: 217,5 g

  • Box Content
  • Box Content

    Canvio Basics
    USB 3.0 cable (Type A to Micro-B)
    User‘s manual (pre-installed on the hard drive)

Product Range

Part number Capacity Color
HDTB440EK3CA 4 TB Black
HDTB330EK3CB 3 TB Black
HDTB420EK3AA 2 TB Black
HDTB410EK3AA 1 TB Black
HDTB405EK3AA 500 GB Black

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