Western Digital My Book Essential

Model
1TB

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
1 TB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no

General

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
1 TB
Drive type
Platter
Drive form factor
3.5 inches

Other features

Activity / status indicator
yes
Shortcut / backup button
no
Capacity gauge
no
Fingerprint reader
no
Portable applications
no
Ruggedized
no
Security lock slot
yes

Connections

USB
yes (3.0)
Thunderbolt
no
eSATA
no
FireWire / 1394
no
WiFi
no
Dockable
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
no

Power

Power source
Array
Model
1.5TB

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
1.5 TB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no

General

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
1.5 TB
Drive type
Platter
Drive form factor
3.5 inches

Other features

Activity / status indicator
yes
Shortcut / backup button
no
Capacity gauge
no
Fingerprint reader
no
Portable applications
no
Ruggedized
no
Security lock slot
yes

Connections

USB
yes (3.0)
Thunderbolt
no
eSATA
no
FireWire / 1394
no
WiFi
no
Dockable
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
no

Power

Power source
Array
Model
2 TB

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
2 TB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no

General

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
2 TB
Drive type
Platter
Drive form factor
3.5 inches

Other features

Activity / status indicator
yes
Shortcut / backup button
no
Capacity gauge
no
Fingerprint reader
no
Portable applications
no
Ruggedized
no
Security lock slot
yes

Connections

USB
yes (3.0)
Thunderbolt
no
eSATA
no
FireWire / 1394
no
WiFi
no
Dockable
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
no

Power

Power source
Array
Model
3 TB

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
3 TB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no

General

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
3 TB
Drive type
Platter
Drive form factor
3.5 inches

Other features

Activity / status indicator
yes
Shortcut / backup button
no
Capacity gauge
no
Fingerprint reader
no
Portable applications
no
Ruggedized
no
Security lock slot
yes

Connections

USB
yes (3.0)
Thunderbolt
no
eSATA
no
FireWire / 1394
no
WiFi
no
Dockable
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
no

Power

Power source
Array
Model
4TB

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
3 TB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no

General

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
3 TB
Drive type
Platter
Drive form factor
3.5 inches

Other features

Activity / status indicator
yes
Shortcut / backup button
no
Capacity gauge
no
Fingerprint reader
no
Portable applications
no
Ruggedized
no
Security lock slot
yes

Connections

USB
yes (3.0)
Thunderbolt
no
eSATA
no
FireWire / 1394
no
WiFi
no
Dockable
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
no

Power

Power source
Array