PSZ-HB/B Series (PSZHB/B Series)

2TB/1TB Portable Hard Disc Drive with Thunderbolt connectivity

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Overview

Portable HDD with 138MB/s data transfer rates, Thunderbolt connectivity, high durability and utility software
The PSZ-HB1T/B and PSZ-HB2T/B portable Hard Disc Drive (HDD) units provide 1TB and 2TB of storage capacity, respectively, with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces for improved connectivity. The tough silicon housing makes the units highly durable and reliable, with shock-resistant, splash-resistant and dust-resistant features. Both units’ high storage capacity and 138MB/s data transfer rates make them ideal for use by post production houses and broadcasters. Pre-formatted to exFAT file system, the units are compatible with a range of Sony hardware, as well as Mac and Windows PCs.
Thunderbolt and USB3.0 interfaces
Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 slots offer more usability/efficiency, especially on a Mac computer. The units are supplied with a 0.5m Thunderbolt cable and a USB 3.0 cable.
High durability and reliability
The HDD has a tough silicon casing making it is shock-resistant and splash/dust resistant.
Memory Media Utility software
Memory Media Utility downloadable media management software provides enhanced convenience in media management.
High capacity and high speed
The PSZ-HB1T/B has 1TB capacity and the PSZ-HB2T/B has 2TB capacity, and both offer high-speed data transfer at 138MB/s
exFAT pre-formatted
Compatible with a range of Sony hardware, as well as Mac and Windows PCs.

Features

Thunderbolt and USB3.0 dual interface for high usability
The units’ dual Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 slots offer more usability/efficiency, especially on a Mac computer, allowing you to keep your Mac’s USB port open for connecting other equipment even while backing up to the HDD. The units are supplied with a 0.5m Thunderbolt cable and a USB 3.0 cable.
High durability secures stable workflow in the field
The HDD has a tough silicon casing making it is shock-resistant and splash/dust resistant *1. The units also come with a protective hard case for safe and easy handling/transportation. Compliant to severe Sony original testing in addition to Military standards *2, the units are able to absorb falls of up to 2.4 meters*3 (with the hard case, or 2 meters *3 without the hard case). The units are also protected against droplets of water such as weak rain.

*1 The IP5X dust-resistant standard and the IPX4 splash-resistant standard, with silicon cover and hard case.

*2 Tested to the MIL-STD-810G standard.

*3 Based on Sony testing; Dropped onto industrial carpet on 6 sides of HDD/SSD. Sony cannot guarantee against damage to recorded data or the exterior case in all situations and conditions. Do not deliberately drop it or subject it to impact.
High reliability
Dual ports (Thunderbolt/USB 3.0) secure your data in the case of a sudden/unexpected problem with one port.
Sony’s original media management software Memory Media Utility
Memory Media Utility downloadable software provides enhanced convenience in media management. Media Information displays model names and available free space. Disk Status Check provides an additional layer of security. The software also allows simultaneous content back-up to three destinations, with verifying function, while the library can display information on all the portable storage devices registered to the software.
exFAT pre-formatted
The units are exFAT pre-formatted to be compatible with a range of Sony hardware, as well as Mac and Windows PCs.
High capacity and high speed
The PSZ-HB1T/B provides 1TB capacity and the PSZ-HB2T/B provides 2TB capacity. 2TB of high capacity ensures backup and storage of large-sized files, such as 4K movies. The 2TB model can store up to 300min of 4K XAVC footage (60p, 600Mbps)*. High-speed data transfer at 138MB/s for both the PSZ-HB1T/B and PSZ-HB2T/B.

* Recording time may vary depending on the recording conditions.

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