Portable Hard Drive For Mac Thunderbolt

Even some Mac-specific drives are still sold with USB 3.0 connectors. Moreover, the Thunderbolt 3 drives you buy are constrained by the maximum throughput of the drive itself, rather than the. Thanks for the response, but it's exactly as described. It's purely a USB-C drive with no other connections. It won't work with my Thunderbolt 2 port because, as described by Apple, it would only work if the drive has an outside power source because it won't get power through the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the iMac,and this SSD enclosure has no additional power source. The LaCie Rugged SSD Pro external drive is designed for professional videographers and others who work in the field with Thunderbolt 3-equipped computers (most often Macs). Small, light, and even.

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I have a mid-2012 iMac and just bought a new external SSD which works fine from the USB ports but using a Thunderbolt to USB-C adapter and a male/male thunderbolt cable it won't power up. Do those Thunderbolt ports have any power? Are they somehow turned off and can be turned back on? I see the ports in my hardware configuration but they show nothing connected. The whole point of buying this hard drive was to use the Thunderbolt port because two of my USB2 ports aren't working properly.

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I also have a 2014 Mac Mini and tried it there too with no luck.

Thanks for any help with this.

iMac Line (2012 and Later)


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MiniStation™ Thunderbolt offers easy plug-and-play storage, featuring Thunderbolt 1 interface for unparalleled transfer speeds and a USB port for universal connectivity. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, MiniStation Thunderbolt offers speeds 2X FASTER than USB 3.0. Perfect as a PC* or Mac® portable hard drive, the MiniStation Thunderbolt offers one of the fastest connection interfaces available.

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MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable storage and backup device that offers storage and extremely fast file transfer speeds.

  • Thunderbolt interface delivers extremely fast transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps for Mac users
  • USB 3.0 offers universal connectivity for Windows® PCs
  • Plug-and-play setup provides easy to use storage and quick capacity expansion
  • Pre-formatted for Mac
  • Time Machine® support offers scheduled backups for protecting Mac computers


The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive features the revolutionary Thunderbolt storage technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gbps**, this portable Thunderbolt drive uses the fastest interface available, 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, ideal for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. Additionally, daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices to maximize use of a single port†.

MiniStation Thunderbolt provides reliable, easy to use portable storage to quickly expand the capacity of your PC or Mac computer with Thunderbolt support and universal USB 3.0 plug-and-play connectivity.

Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt interface is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0. The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for use with PCs*.

The MiniStation Thunderbolt portable hard drive is pre-formatted for use with Mac and compatible with Time Machine® for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important files with this powerful Mac portable hard drive.


Number of drives1
Drive interfaceSATA 3 Gbps
Hard drive sizes1 TB, 2 TB

Thunderbolt Interface

Standards complianceThunderbolt
Data transfer rates10 Gbps*
Number of ports1

* 10 Gbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Thunderbolt technology. Actual transfer rates will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rates, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

Standards complianceUSB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Data transfer rates5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)
480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)
Connector typeMicro B
Number of ports1

* 480 Mbps and 5 Gbps are the maximum transfer rates derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 and 3.0. Actual transfer rates will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rates, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.


Dimensions (L x W x H)5.12 x 3.17 x 0.91 in
Weight0.58 lbs
Power consumptionMax 10W (Thunderbolt)
Max 4.5W (USB 3.0)
Power supplyDC 5 V (Bus powered)
Client OS supportThunderbolt: Mac OS® X 10.6 or later
USB: Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Mac OS® X 10.5 or later
Box contentsMiniStation Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt Cable
USB 3.0 Cable
Warranty Statement


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File SizePost DateVersionOS SupportNotes
View Site2016-25-04MiniStation Thunderbolt User's Manual
Download2016-25-04Reformatting Guide for DriveStation / Ministation


File SizePost DateVersionOS SupportNotes
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MiniStation Thunderbolt 1 TB

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MiniStation Thunderbolt 2 TB

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