My Book Now With 2TB Of Storage

Western Digital expands My Book range of hard drives up to 2TB

Hard drive specialist Western Digital has expanded its My Book family of external hard drives to include a 2 TB capacity, which the company claims is the largest available capacity in a single-drive system

Included in the series are the My Book Studio Edition, My Book Mac Edition, My Book Home Edition and My Book Essential Edition.

My Book Home Edition

Equipped with continuous backup software and high-speed eSATA and FireWire 400 as well as USB 2.0 interfaces, My Book Home Edition carries a 3-year limited warranty. My Book Home Edition is designed for PC users that need an effortless way to preserve digital pictures.

My Book Studio Edition & My Book Mac Edition

Formatted for Mac computers, these drives are for creative professionals and video editors. The My Book Studio Edition is equipped with high speed FireWire 400/800 and eSATA interfaces as well as the popular USB 2.0 interface and a 5-year limited warranty. My Book Mac Edition external drives feature a USB 2.0 interface and a 3-year limited warranty.

My Book Essential Edition

My Book Essential Edition offers an easy way to add storage capacity to home or office computers. The drives are equipped with a USB 2.0 interface that provides convenience and compatibility among multiple computers.

Other features include:

  • Small footprint design

  • Capacity gauge to see at a glance how much capacity is available on the drive (not available on the My Book Essential Edition drive)

  • Environmentally friendly design that saves power by going into standby mode after 10 minutes of inactivity

  • SmartPower features that turns the drive on and off with the computer and Safe Shutdown™ that prevents the drive from being powered down until all the data has been written

  • Kensington Security Slot that allows users to secure drive to their desk with the separate purchase of a Kensington lock kit


My Book Home Edition – $699

My Book Essential Edition -$649

My Book Studio Edition – $749

My Book Mac Edition – $649