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The Iomega eGo Compact Portable is a portable hard drive designed to be slim and light.

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Drop guard feature that protects the hard drive from small drops

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Includes a Y cable in case some USB ports don't provide enough power for the drive

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Quiet operation

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Good file transfer performance for the price

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Plug and play, no setup or formating necessary

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Glossy exterior prone to fingerprints and scratches

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Users shouldn't take the drop guard for granted, only protects small drops

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TheĀ Iomega eGo Compact Portable is a portable hard drive designed to be slim and light. The unit is 0.7 inches thick and weighs 0.36 pounds, making it easy to carry around and store in a large pocket. The outer shell is built to be durable enough to protect from minor bumps, and the Drop Guard feature enables the drive to fall from up to 51 inches without damage. The drive comes in 320 and 500 Gigabyte capacities, and is protected by a 3 year warranty. Included with the drive is the Iomega Protection Suite, which enables antivirus protection and a backup system to keep data safe. The outer shell comes in Ruby Red or Midnight Blue, and includes a USB connection cable.

Features
  • Rugged, durable construction
  • Compact design profile
  • Drop Guard feature (up to 51 in)
  • Iomega Protection Suite software (via download) included
  • Trend Micro Internet Security (1 year subscription), Iomega QuikProtect, Roxio Retrospect and MozyHome Online Backup service
  • 3 Year Warranty with product registration
  • Connection Cable included
  • Three year limited warranty with product registration
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.9 x 3.3 x 0.7 in
  • Weight: 0.36 lbs
Model Variations
  • Iomega eGo Compact Portable 320GB - MSRP $79.99
  • Iomega eGo Compact Portable 500GB - MSRP $109.99
Color Options
  • Ruby Red
  • Midnight Blue
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