The double-safe place for all your media and files
Connect to your wireless router to provide shared storage for all your computers. RAID mirroring technology continuously maintains a second copy of all your files for real-time data backup.
Features & Benefits
- Your media and files on
your own personal cloud.
- Create your own personal
cloud, without the monthly fees and mysterious location of your data.
Store your media and files on the drive and access them securely over
the Internet with any computer. Protect your precious memories with
wireless backup for all the PC and Mac computers on your
- Or, use WD's free mobile
apps for easy access to share and upload your photos and videos
directly to your personal cloud using your smartphone or tablet. It's
like having up to 8 terabytes of extra storage for your mobile device.
- Double-safe backup with
RAID 1 technology.
- Set this system to data
protection mode (also known as mirrored mode or RAID 1) and the
capacity is divided in half. Half of the capacity is used to store your
data and the other half is used for a duplicate copy. In the unlikely
event that one drive fails, your data is protected because it's
duplicated on the other drive.
- Maximum storage capacity
with drive spanning.
- Out of the box, this
two-drive system combines both drives into one large volume, serving as
one drive for maximum capacity.
- Complete out-of-the-box
- My Book Live Duo comes
complete with two desktop hard drives offering high-capacity, low power
consumption, and cool, quiet operation. The drives are factory tested
within the enclosure for optimized performance and WD quality you can
- Shared storage for all
- The perfect dual-drive
solution for centralizing and sharing data on your wired or wireless
network. Connect the My Book Live Duo to your wireless router to share
and access videos, music, photos and important files with any PC or Mac
computer on your network.
- Speed without compromise.
- A built-in, high-powered
800 MHz CPU gives you the horsepower you need for the most demanding
applications and best-in-class read speeds faster than traditional USB
2.0 drives. Stream media seamlessly and transfer files without skipping
- Now streaming to your HDTV.
- Watch your daughter's
birthday party video or show off your vacation slideshow on your TV.
The built-in media server streams music, photos and videos to any
DLNA-certified multimedia device such as a WD TV Live media player,
Blu-ray Disc player, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and connected TV. DLNA 1.5
& UPnP certified.
- Automatic, wireless backup
for all your computers.
- Protect your precious
memories and wirelessly back up all your PC and Mac computers on your
network to one reliable location using WD SmartWare. Every time you
save something, it's instantly backed up. Mac users can utilize all the
features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect their data.
- Serve up your music with
- The drive includes iTunes
server support so you can centralize your music and video collection
and stream it to any PC or Mac computer with iTunes.
- Easy to set up, easy to
find on your network.
- Set up is a snap. In just
a few minutes, you’re up and running. Mac, Windows 8, Windows
7 and Windows Vista computers will automatically find your My Book Live
Duo in seconds. If you’re running Windows XP, our simple
discovery software makes it easy to set up the drive.
- User serviceable.
- Want to upgrade a drive?
Simply open the case and replace the existing drive – no
- Add an extra layer of
protection for your files.
- You can automatically make
a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Book Live Duo on another My
Book Live Duo or NAS drive on your home network. Now you’ve
got extra safe protection for all your media and ultimate peace-of-mind.
- Capacity: 8 TB
- Interface: Gigabit Ethernet
- Transfer Rates : Ethernet
10/100/1000 Mb/s capable
- Temperature (English)
- Operating 41° F to
- Non-operating -4° F
to 149° F
- Temperature (Metric)
- Operating 5° C to
- Non-operating -20°
C to 65° C
- Power Dissipation
- AC Input Voltage: 100-240
- AC Input Frequency: 47-63
Weight & Dimensions
- Height 6.50 Inches
- Depth 6.20 Inches
- Width 3.90 Inches
- Weight 4.98 Pounds
- Height 165 mm
- Depth 157 mm
- Width 99.00 mm
- Weight 2.26 kg
- Windows XP (SP3), Windows
Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
- Mac OS X Mountain Lion,
Lion, Snow Leopard or Leopard
- DLNA/UPnP enabled devices
- Internet connection for