Backup Your Photo Shoots by Tethering with a G-Drive

Posted by: on Jul 11, 2013

Backup Your Photo Shoots by Tethering with a G-Drive


The G-DRIVE mini Portable Drive from G-Technology (HGST) offers instant image security. While shooting tethered, you can save a back-up copy of your images directly to this portable drive, which comes equipped with two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 3.0 port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0) for versatile connectivity. This drive runs at 7200 RPMs with a 16MB cache. The integrated heat sink provides sufficient cooling, ensuring that the drive won’t overheat.

Connect the G-DRIVE mini to either a Mac or Windows computer for enhanced compatibility. The G-DRIVE mini features a fan-less cooling system, the latest technology on all 7200 RPM hard drives. The Tether Table Aero XDC & XDC Duo are engineered to meet the G-Drive Mini’s design and ventilation specifications.


  • Interface – 2 x FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) / 1 x USB 3.0
  • Disk Drives – Type – SATA
  • RPM – 7200
  • Cache – 16MB cache
  • Cooling System – Integrated heat sink
  • System Requirements – Mac OSX 10.5 or higher / Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
  • Dimensions – (L x W x H) 4.94 x 3.19 x .86″ (125 x 81 x 22 mm)
  • Weight – 1.14 lb (0.58 kg)

About HGST

HGST (formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies or Hitachi GST), a Western Digital company (NASDAQ: WDC), develops advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, innovative external storage solutions and services used to store, preserve and manage the world’s most valued data. Founded by the pioneers of hard drives, HGST provides high-value storage for a broad range of market segments, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Personal Storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

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