Maxtor Basics External Desktop Hard Drive safely stores your work, your photos, your songs, your digital videos, your memories. Ideal for home and office, it is easy to use – just connect the power adapter;then connect the USB cable into your PC or Mac and your your Maxtor Desktop Hard Drive appears as another drive on your computer. Perfect for the Home PC or laptop user who needs extra storage in a hurry. Use the extra free capacity to free up the space on your PC or Mac for better perfomance, or add more of the favourite files – with up to 1TB you have room for 16,660 hours of digital music or 320,000 digital photos or 1,000 hours of digital video or 250 two – hour DVD quality movies or 500 games. The industrial design of this next generation of external hard drives includes shock protection, EMI protection and the newest SATA hard drive technology.