MiniStation offers high speed USB 3.0 portable storage in a compact and lightweight chassis. With bus-powered USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, it works with nearly any PC or Mac® and offers quick plug-and-play setup. MiniStation is easy to transport and it's USB powered so there are no additional cables to manage and no need for a separate power source; simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. Included with MiniStation is Buffalo's multipurpose Buffalo Tools utility suite designed to enhance Windows® PC performance and user experience, including TurboPC for up to 4X faster transfers. Additionally, you can use MiniStation with Buffalo Backup Utility, free with purchase, or Time Machine to back up your important information and memories. Store, back up and transport your content with SuperSpeed connectivity.