USB 2.0/ Firewire Portable hard drives

Carry GB of data securely in your pocket, that 's portable hard drive ( so also called pocket hard drive), best choice if you need to transfer larger amount of data between office and home (or any two separate computers), also good for daily data storage / file backup. The unique One-Touch button provide an even quick way to backup/synchronize your files simply by pushing the button (available with the OneTouch backup portable hard drives only).

Freecom Classic Mobile 250GB Portable Hard Drive USB2.0

Freecom classic mobile 250GB Portables Hard Drive is the most cost-effective pocket-sized external storage in the market. Despite its low price, the Freecom Classic Mobile 2.5-inch hard drives have a quality aluminium casing.

Massive 250GB Data compact enough to fit your pocket!

Freecom Classic Mobile 250GB Portable Hard Drive only £86.99

USB2.0 pocket hard drives

Simple & cheap pocket date storage with polished high quality aluminum casing and shock-absorbing rubber fitted at the end, USB bus powered. This portable hard drives comes with a "Y"-shaped USB cable to extract power from two USB ports (in case power supply from one USB port is not enough, for example some super slim laptops).

The color of this enclosure is formed by anodizing technology, which will never fade like paint. Default colour is black. For bulk orders, you can order any colour: Silver, Red, Blue, Pink, Orange ...

40GB-120GB from £54.98 inc, click USB 2.0 pocket hard drive for more info...

Western Digital Passport 250GB Portable Hard Drive USB 2.0 Black

With Western Digital Passport WDXMS2500TE 250GB Portables Hard Drive, you can easily add portable storage instantly for all your business files, music, video, and games. This high-performance, 5400 RPM drive is simple to use, light and easy to carry, and requires no power adapter for most systems. It's powered through the USB cable.

Massive 250GB Data compact enough to fit your pocket!

Western Digital WD 250GB Portable Hard Drive USB2 only £86.99


USB2.0 pocket hard drive with one-touch backup

OneTuch BackupA portable hard drive with added One-Touch backup function, just push the button to backup / synchronize the folder/drive (that the user has specified); support multiple backup / synchronize /(or mix of the two) tasks; supplied in high quality heavy duty aluminum casing with shock absorber fitted at the end.

USB 2.0 high speed data transfer. Normally this drive can be USB bus powered. You may need to use an AC adapter (5V, not supplied) in rare cases such as an old or very slim battery-powered laptop.

40GB to 100GB from £59.98 inc, click USB2.0 Onetouch backup portable hard drive for more info...


USB2.0 + Firewire combo pocket hard drives

USB2 Firewire comboCompact portable data storage with high quality heavy duty aluminum casing. Shock absorbers also fitted in this portable hard drive to protect the hard drive against accidental damage. Notes: This drive comes with separate USB power cable which must be plugged in before connecting the USB/Firewire data cable. For some laptops, an external power supply (5V 1A, not supplied) might be required.

Unit size: 12.8 x 8 x 1.1 (W x D x H),

40GB to 100GB from £69.98 inc., click USB 2.0 Firewire combo portable hard drive for more info...

USB 2.0 FingerPrint portable hard drives (not compatible with MAC)FP

With Fingerprint recognition/authentication technology (BioHDD** models only), you can rest assured that your data is always safe. The BioHDD portable hard drive has builtin hardware for real time encryption (1.6 Gbps). All the files can only be access after fingerprint authentication. BioHDD/40G: 40 GB Fingerprint Protection £93.60 (£109.9 inc VAT) out of stock

BioHDD/60G: 60 GB Fingerprint recognition £102.04 (£119.9 inc VAT) out of stock


Other special types

Portable hard drive / MP3 player 2-in-1

iRiver H320 MP3 Player 20 GB from £139.98

Fancy 100GB memory for your digital camera?

Well, not exactly 80 GB memory, but 80 GB storage for instant backup of images in your digital camera without using computer! You can either connect it to your camera with a USB cable, or simply insert the digital memory card inside, then press copy!

Click Digital Photo Bank for more info ...

Portable hard drives are ideal external storage devices, working by just plug the USB (Firewire )cable into the computer, computer will detect it and assign a new drive letter automatically, you simply drag & drop your file into the portable hard drive. When completed just unplug the cable. (Only windows 98 need driver installation)

Main Features

  1. True Plug & Play, no setting required, no driver installation (Windows ME, 2000, XP, and Mac OS 9.x or above)
  2. Drag & Drop file manipulation, no special software required (while CD-RWs do)
  3. Super slim & compact size, highly portable
  4. Coated aluminum casing, good heat dissipation

System requirements

The USB / USB2.0 / Firewire portable hard drives are supported by the following O.S.: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME & 2000 & XP, MAC OS 8.6 (you may need to download patched from MAC website) or higher. *Note: USB are not supported by Windows NT.

You maybe able to use these devices under Linux, please check the Linux installation guide first.

For PC

  • IBM PC compatible Pentium 100 MHz or higher
  • Available USB port
  • PowerPC G3, G4, or iMAC
  • Free disk space: 20 MB

The portable hard drives are packed in color retail box with the following accessories: leather jacket; USB2.0 data cable ( two Firewire cables and one USB2.0 cable in case of Y255 series); Driver and User Manual in CD-ROM

Allcam UK is the first company in UK to assemble large capacity portable hard drives well ahead of major storage expert such as Iomega and Maxator, now we have whole range of portable hard drive in three different interfaces, USB, USB2.0, and USB2.0 / Firewire combo, and in storage capacity from 10 - 80 GB. Our portable hard drives have standard 2.5" 9.5 mm Hitachi /Toshiba laptop hard drives inside, they are easily upgradable for future use.

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