Buffalo Technology Ministation 500GB Black USB2.0 Portable HDD
Buffalo's MiniStation Portable 500GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive offers a compact, sleek, lightweight and portable plug and play storage solution. Store, back up and transport digital images, music and other files without taking up space on your PC hard-drive. PC and Mac Compatible straight from the box and no further power supply needed as the drive is powered direct from the USB port of your Laptop. Measuring just 114mm * 77mm * 14mm and weighing just 165g, it's sleek, compact and lightweight in a black slim line chassis makes this a stylish drive which is ideal for anyone who is looking for a truly portable storage system. Using a maximum power consumption of 2.5W and compatible with Windows 7 (32bit,64bit), Windows Vista (32bit,64bit), Windows XP, Mac OS10.4 or later operating systems the drive will transfer data at a speedy 480Mbps(max achievable transfer rate) ensuring that not only does it have a large capacity but data is quickly and easily stored or accessed. The 500GB capacity will hold up to 140,000 digital photos or 12,000 songs at CD quality or 200 films at DVD quality or 60 hours of High Definition Video. Access to your stored data is very easy due to the plug and play nature of the drive, just plug the drive into any PC or Mac using the stated operating systems via the included USB cable and your information will be seen automatically with no confusing or difficult drivers or firmware to download. To copy data to the drive it is just a case of dragging and dropping the required information from your PC/Mac to the drive. Buffalo Technology is a proven worldwide leader in storage technology with over 30 years development and manufacturing experience in the IT industry. The company prides itself on both the innovative, easy to use technology and the quality of their product which is backed up by its commitment to customer service and the 2 year warranty extended to all Buffalo Products.
Delivery - GameSeek Listings OnlyInformation on our Delivery Options can be found below. As our HQ is based in the United Kingdom we offer a Free Delivery Service to the UK customer base only.
However we do have excellent solutions also for International Delivery. For example; we offer a fast fully tracked solution to most European countries.
For all International deliveries we use Royal Mail Priority Airmail as standard.
Yes FREE DELIVERY on absolutely everything we sell! We listen to your requests and deliver!
Free UK Delivery is our economy shipping option. We also offer faster delivery services at the checkout for most items. So if your after a speedier delivery, choose a faster delivery speed at the checkout. There will be a small charge for a faster delivery solution.
How do I get FREE Super Saver Delivery?
All orders placed for delivery within the United Kingdom are eligible for Free Super Saver Delivery. This will be automatically selected for you during checkout, and no delivery cost will be incurred for UK deliveries.
Does everything on the site qualify for FREE Super Saver Delivery?
Yes. Super Saver Free UK Delivery is now available for all on site products.
Can I get FREE Super Saver Delivery if I redeem an GameSeek gift voucher?
Yes you can use your gift certificate and receive FREE Super Saver Delivery.
Terms and Conditions for Super Saver Delivery (UK)
» Applies only to orders completed for eligible products at GameSeek.
» Combining orders with purchases made for overseas delivery might affect your order's eligibility for Super Saver Delivery.
» May be used in conjunction with a promotional certificate.
» We reserve the right to change or discontinue FREE Super Saver Delivery at any time.
» Applies only to deliveries to addresses within England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all BFPO addresses (including the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands).
» A handful of Postcode areas in the United Kingdom will still carry a small delivery fee. As detailed in the UK Postcode Surcharge Table (Below)
|UK Postal Codes With Surcharges|
|KA27 & KA28|
|PA20 up to and including PA78|
|PH17 up to and including PH26|
|PH30 up to and including PH44|
|PH49 & PH50|
|TR21 up to and including TR25|
We are pleased to be able to ship items of upto 2kg of weight to anywhere in the world. Where we can, we will also send items that weight above 2kg. Please note that if you try to buy an item from outside the UK that weighs more than 2kg, then this may be removed from your basket at checkout. It varies from country to country however we can deliver to most European destinations parcels that weigh upto 15kg!
For all International Deliveries we offer Royal Mail Priority Airmail as standard, however for most European destinations we also offer a faster Hermes fully tracked delivery service; so lookout for this option at the checkout!
Typical delivery speeds to Europe and the Rest of the World:
Europe via Hermes Tracked: 2-3 working days
Free UK ReturnsIf your item arrives late, is damaged or has been picked incorrectly... we offer a Free UK Returns Service. Contact our Customer Service Team, let us know what happened and we will be quick to provide you with a solution, free of charge of course!
The only time you need to return the item back to us at your expense, is if you have changed your mind within 14 days from purchase. Full details can be seen below.
International Customers: Unfortunately, the returns option is not free as this is not possible. However, please contact us and we will make the returns process as easy as we can for you.
Our returns policy is in compliance with Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations, 2002.
Before returning an item to GameSeek, please read our returns policy - clearly stated below.
Within 14 days of Purchase Date:
- You may return any unopened item within 14 days of receiving it for a full refund.
- You have the right to cancel the contract relating to your order at any time up to the end of the 14 working days after you receive the goods. To exercise your right to cancellation, you must give written notice to GameSeek by email - giving details of the goods ordered and date received. Notification by phone is not acceptable. If you exercise your right of cancellation after the goods have been dispatched, you will be responsible for returning the goods to GameSeek at your own expense.
Within 30 days of Purchase Date:
- You may return any faulty/damaged goods within 30 days for a full refund.
You don't get a cooling-off period when buying:
- Something that deteriorates quickly - such as food or flowers
- An item that was personalised or custom-made for you
- A CD, DVD or Software - if you break the seal on the wrapping
Note: Do not return any item(s) before contacting us first.
Our Returns procedure involves customers receiving a Returns Authorisation number before sending the item back. Without this RA number you will not be able to return any item. If you do so, the return will not be dealt with. So please contact us first. If the return is agreed by us then you will need to put the RA number (that we will give you) clearly marked on the outside of the parcel and on a note inside the parcel. This helps us deal with returns more effectively and efficiently. You are advised to package the product adequately as we cannot accept liability for any damage incurred during delivery back to Gameseek. To request a return please Contact Us ensuring you include your order ID, contact information and detailed description of the fault. Please note that we are unable to provide technical support on any of the PC games we supply. Please make sure that the game will run on your machine before ordering as we cannot be responsible for incompatibilities with your system.
Under the Consumer Rights Act you have a legal right to reject goods that are of unsatisfactory quality, unfit for purpose or not as described, and get a full refund - as long as you do this quickly. This right is limited to 30 days from the date you buy your product. After 30 days you will not be legally entitled to a full refund if your item develops a fault, although some sellers may offer you an extended refund period. This right to a refund doesn't apply to purely digital products though - such as music, games or apps that you buy as downloads.
Please note: In compliance with the Distance Selling Regulations, any computer software that has been unsealed cannot be returned. A guide for businesses on distance selling, Page 23, 3.38: Unless you have agreed that they can, your consumers cannot cancel if the order is for: audio or video recordings or computer software that the customer has unsealed. Click here to view this article.
If you would like a returns form, please Contact Us requesting an Returns Authorisation Number.
Plug-n-Play - ready for immediate use
USB Powered - no power supply needed
Sleek, compact and lightweight in a black slim line chassis
Capacities - 320GB, 500GB and 1TB