MiniStation™ Slim Portable USB3.0/2.0 Storage with Ultra-slim Aluminum Body


MiniStation™ Slim is a portable USB3.0/2.0 HDD storage styled with ultra slim anodized aluminum body. The MiniStation™ Slim is only 8.8mm thick, providing data portability and style in a beautiful, ultra slim body. The MiniStation™ Slim comes with BuffaloTools™, a feature-rich software suite of tools for Windows® designed to boost PC performance.

500GB Black: HD-PUS500U3B
500GB Red: HD-PUS500U3R
500GB Silver: HD-PUS500U3S

Carry your videos, music, photos, and documents in a ultra slim body

With thickness of only 8.8mm, the MiniStation™ Slim features a sleek design that will not be bulky when carried in your bag. The ultra slim body of the MiniStation™ Slim is ideal for carrying with your Ultrabook.

Anodized aluminum body provides slim and strong in style

The MiniStation™ Slim is built with anodized aluminum body. The anodized body is scratch-resistant compared to regular aluminum body, and also provides smooth texture that feels good in your hand.

Compatible with USB3.0 high speed data transfer

The MiniStation™ Slim's sleek and stylish body design does not compromise performance. Compatible with USB3.0 high speed data transfer, the MiniStation™ Slim provides maximum data transfer speed of 5Gbps* providing fast data transfer performance in a ultra slim body. *theoretical value

Enhance user experience with BuffaloTools™

The MiniStation™ Slim is compatible with BuffaloTools™, which is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation™ and MiniStation™ storage products. Any or all of the following components of BuffaloTools™ may be installed on Windows PCs.
- Buffalo's Backup Utility is an easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
- eco Manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive, cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity.
- RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC which creates a small, but extremely fast environment to work on files in.
- SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.

No need to carry a power adapter

The MiniStation™ Slim can be powered through the USB adapter, so there is no need to carry a power adapter while traveling around with it.

RoHS compliant

The MiniStation™ Slim is a RoHS compliant product.

Hardware Overview




Color Variation & Drive Capacity

Crystal Black 500GB Black: HD-PUS500U3B
Aquamarine Blue -
Ruby Red 500GB Red: HD-PUS500U3R
Rose Quartz -
Crystal Silver 500GB Silver: HD-PUS500U3S
Champagne Topaz -

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drives 1
Drive Interface -

USB Interface

Standard Compliance USB 3.0 / USB 2.0(microB Type)
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rate Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0) Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)

Key Feature


OS Support

Variety Windows® 8 (32/64bit), Windows® 7 (32/64bit), Windows® Vista™ (32/64bit), Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.4 - 10.8* *Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.


Dimensions (LxWxH, mm) 79 x 8.8 x 115 mm
Weight 140 g
Operating Environment Temperature 5-35°C, Humidity 20 - 80%(Non-condensing)
Power Supply DC 5V (USB powered)
Warranty 3 years warranty

Package Contents

Contents MiniStation™ Slim
USB 3.0 Cable (0.5M)
Quick Setup Guide
Warranty Statement
HD-PUSU3 / 2013-02-05Product DatasheetDownload
HD-PUSU3 / 2014-02-14產品規格表(繁體中文)Download

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