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Store and protect your creative life with My Book for Mac desktop storage. Up to 8 TB storage combined with ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity gives graphics users speed and capacity for their creative endeavors. It’s compatible with Apple Time Machine for quick and easy backups. Password protection and hardware encryption help protect your files from unauthorized access.

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Capacity with style

Back up your entire Photos Library. Download your entire iTunes collection. And protect every Time Machine backup, along with the files you care about most. With up to 8TB of room in an elegant package, you can save everything.

Built for OS X

My Book for Mac is pre-formatted for OS X so it's ready to go right out of the box. Ready with HFS+ journaling support, you get better security, more backup options, and added stability for your Mac.

Time Machine ready

My Book for Mac is Time Machine-ready, so you can safely and quickly back up all your data. Once Time Machine is set up, your data is backed up automatically.

Always-on encryption and password protection

Our 256 AES hardware encryption works at the speed of the drive, so your content is protected as soon as it's on your My Book for Mac. And when you create a password of your own, your data stays safe from unauthorized access.

Universal connectivity

Equipped with a USB 3.0 port, My Book for Mac delivers ultra-fast file transfers and greater bandwidth. My Book for Mac is also compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

WD quality inside and out

We get the importance of your data. Millions of people worldwide trust theirs to WD hard drives. Our top concern is keeping that data safe.

My Book USB 3.0 Cable (USB 3.0 to Micro B)
£ 7.99 incl. VAT
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Power Supplies
18W Power Adapter
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Product Specifications
InterfaceUSB 3.0 (USB 2.0)
Performance Specifications
Serial Transfer Rate
USB 3.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 3.0)5 Gb/s (Max)
USB 2.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0)480 Mb/s (Max)
Physical Specifications
Capacity8 TB
Physical Dimensions
Height6.72 Inches
Depth5.48 Inches
Width1.93 Inches
Weight2.23 Pounds
Height170.60 mm
Depth139.30 mm
Width49.0 mm
Weight1.01 kg
Environmental Specifications
Temperature (English)
Operating41° F to 95° F
Non-operating-4° F to 149° F
Temperature (Metric)
Operating5° C to 35° C
Non-operating-20° C to 65° C
Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
AC Input Voltage100-240 VAC
AC Input Frequency47-63 Hz
Operating System

Personalized password protection

Create a custom password and keep your My Book for Mac secure with WD Security. Whether you need to protect important documents, or simply want to avoid accidental changes, WD Security keeps your data safe.

Built-in encryption

My Book for Mac features 256 AES hardware encryption to protect your content as soon as it's on your drive. With quick, secure hardware encryption, My Book for Mac works with little impact to your CPU.

Auto-unlock option

For quick access, set WD Security to automatically unlock the drive on your computer. Auto-unlock lets you identify safe systems, so you save time whenever you connect to My Book for Mac.

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