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Resists damage.

Tough polycarbonate exterior and soft elastomer cushion lining protect the drive inside from the harsh realities of life.

Custom-designed for
My Passport drives.

Designed to provide the ultimate in rugged protection for most My Passport portable
hard drives.

You can take it with you.

The carabiner-ready ring and convenient USB cable opening let you easily access and use your drive while it stays protected inside the impact-absorbing case.


Some risks are worth taking; losing your files is not one of them. Designed for the photographer, adventurer or mom on the go, WD Nomad rugged case cradles your My Passport hard drive in its polycarbonate case and shock-absorbing cushion lining, protecting it from drops and impact. The heavy-duty latch tightly seals the case and forms a tight barrier against moisture, dust and dirt as you work and play.

Impact resistant. - Designed for the photographer, adventurer, traveler, or mom on the go, this durable case is built with impact-resistant, polycarbonate plastic on the outside and a shock-absorbing, elastomer cushion on the inside to protect the drive inside from scratches and from drops as high as 7 feet (2.13m)*.

*Drop tested on concrete covered by industrial carpet. Conforms to MIL-STD-810 standards which emphasize tailoring the case's environmental design and test limits to the conditions that it will experience throughout its service life, and establishing test methods that replicate the effects of environments on the equipment rather than imitating the environments themselves.

Moisture and dust resistant. - The heavy-duty latch securely closes the case and the silicone lining provides a tight barrier against spills, moisture, dust, and dirt.
Custom-designed for
My Passport drives.
- Specifically designed to protect My Passport Essential, My Passport Essential SE, My Passport Elite, My Passport for Mac, or My Passport SE for Mac portable hard drive.

Compatible models include: WDBACYxxxx, WDBAAAxxxx, WDBABDxxxx, WDBACXxxxx, WDBABMxxxx, WDBGYSxxxx, WDBAACxxxx, WDBAABxxxx, WDBABWxxxx

Not compatible with My Passport Studio drives.
Convenient opening for the
USB cable.
- With an opening for your drive's USB connector, you don't have to take the drive out of the case to use it. Just plug the USB cable in, and it's ready to go and fully protected. The opening also features a unique sealing cover to keep moisture out when the drive is not plugged in.
Carabiner-ready ring. - Attach a carabiner, cable, or nylon strap to the molded exterior ring and hang the case from backpack, camera bag, or purse for easy accessibility.
Trust the leader. - WD understands the importance of the data you trust to your drives and we are dedicated to protecting it. We are a longtime leader in the storage industry and we've transferred this expertise into the design of the WD Nomad so you can rest assured that your drive is protected inside this rugged case.

Physical Specifications
Physical Dimensions
Height1.40 Inches
Depth5.8 Inches
Width4.4 Inches
Weight0.39 Pounds
Height36 mm
Depth136 mm
Width112 mm
Weight0.17 kg
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.

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