NewerTech ‘2012’ miniStack 500GB 7200RPM Drive


Multi-Interface external drive offers the perfect complement to your Mac mini.

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Product Description

NewerTech ‘2012’ miniStack 500GB 7200RPM Drive
Multi-Interface external drive offers the perfect complement to your Mac mini.

The Newer Technology miniStack® is the perfect external storage and backup solution designed specifically to complement the look and feel of the latest Mac lineup. With a footprint identical to the Mac mini (2010 or later), the two stack and fit together for seamless desktop integration. It also looks great when paired with the iMac, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, and aluminum or black finished PCs.

The miniStack can handle up to 4TB (Up to 960GB SSD) of storage and features a Multi-Interface that allows you to choose the way you connect to your computer–via FireWire 800/400, USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1), or eSATA – with data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s.The large storage capacity up to 4.0TB and Multi-Interface options make the miniStack ideal for storing or backing up large music, photo, and video libraries.

  • Durable aluminum body is designed to match the finish of the current Mac line
  • Multi-Interface:
    • FireWire 800/400 (100MB/s / 50MB/s)
    • USB 3.0/2.0 (300MB/s / 60MB/s)
    • eSATA (300MB/s)
  • MagLev fan (same as used in the Mac mini) offers frictionless, whisper-quiet operation
  • Integrated Kensington Security Slot for theft prevention
  • High quality FireWire 800 & USB 3.0 (Standard-B to Standard-A) USB 2.0 backwards compatible cables included.
  • Identical footprint to 2010 and later Mac mini (measures 1.4 (H) x 7.7 (W) x 7.7 (D) inches)
  • Pre-installed Backup and Utility software*Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™ OEM (For Mac OS 8.6 – X only)Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or laterNovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 2000 or later
*Utility software and shareware collection not included with certain 0GB kits.

  • Compatible with any computer that can support a USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800 or FireWire 400 connection.
Mac System Requirements
  • Mac OS 8.6 or later
Windows System Requirements
  • Windows 98SE or later
  • Windows XP 32-bit does not support 3TB and larger drives.
Linux Requirements
  • Linux OS versions
Pre-installed Backup and Utility software**
  • Intech® Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities™ OEM< (For Mac OS 8.6 – X only)
  • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
  • NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 2000 or later
  • OWC 3-year Solution Warranty with 48-hour turnaround time
  • OWC 1-year for 0GB “Add Your Own Drive Kit”
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Product Manual
  • (operating) 5°C – 55°C (41°F – 131°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C – 65°C (-40°F – 149°F)
Relative humidity
  • (operating) 8% – 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% – 95% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (operating) 65G 2mS
  • (non-operating) 175G 2mS
  • (operating) 1.0G (5 – 300Hz)
  • (non-operating) 5.0G (5 – 500Hz)
  • Annodized aluminum and scratch resistant ABS plastic
Form factor
  • Same as all 2010 and 2011 Mac minis
Enclosure dimensions
  • 7.7 in (W) x 7.7 in (D) x 1.4 in (H)
  • 197 mm (W) x 197 mm (D) x 36 mm (H)
Enclosure weight
  • Empty case 1.87 lbs (.85 kg)

Drives supported
Data Buffer
  • Up to 64MB (HDD only)
Hard Drive Speed
  • Up to 7200RPM (HDD only)
  • Whisper quiet operation
  • JMicron 355
  • (1) USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1) port
  • (1) eSATA port
  • (2) FireWire 800/400 ports
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
  • USB 3.0 (up to 300 MB/sec)
  • eSATA (up to 300MB/sec)
  • FireWire 800/400 (up to 100MB/sec)
Power supply
  • UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz input, 12 Volt 2.5 Amp output Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately).