Review: Iomega eGo Helium 1 TB External Drive from Etekcity

Review: Iomega eGo Helium 1 TB External Drive from Etekcity
January 19 13:33 2014 Print This Article

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Recently, the amazing folks over at Etekcity provided me the Iomega eGo Helium 1 TB external USB 2.0 drive. I must say, it’s quite amazing. It’s super lightweight, portable and most importantly, fast. For only $68.59, can you really beat that? Measuring at 2.1″ x 7.1″ x 5.1″ it’s small enough to fit in your briefcase or purse. It weighs just 11.2 ounces! It also requires no external power supply. Pick it up today at Etekcity.

Elevate your digital style with the lightweight, ultra-thin Iomega eGo Helium Portable Hard Drive! This USB 2.0 drive is a perfect match for the new MacBook Air notebook (HFS+ formatted), plus offers a compact silver design that slips easily into a purse or briefcase. The Iomega Drop Guard feature is included which helps to protect the drive from drops up to 51″ (40% above the industry average!) so your drive can withstand the toughest of travel environments. Available in Silver with 1TB capacity. Plus, the Iomega eGo Helium Portable Hard Drive requires no external power supply and includes Iomega Protection Suite, Mac Edition, software free via easy download.

Product Condition
Refurbished – Refurbished products have been restored to meet manufacturer quality standards, may show limited signs of use and cosmetic blemishes. They may be missing some accessories that are not needed for the functionality of the product and carry a 90 Day SaveCentral warranty. Manuals and software might not be included, but can usually be downloaded from the manufacturer. These items can be in the original manufacturer box or repackaged for protection during shipping.

Key Features
Ultra-Thin and lightweight (0.36 lb.)
Stylish Perfect match for the MacBook Air notebook (HFS+ format); compact silver design slips easily into a purse or briefcase
Flexible Use as a general high purpose hard drive or external backup with your desktop, laptop, or notebook
Rugged Perfect for travel environments, the Drop Guard feature protects the drive when dropped up to 51″

Technical Features

  • Brand Name:Iomega
  • Model:34820
  • Hard Disk Description:Portable


  • Height 2.1 in.
  • Width¬† 7in.
  • Depth 5.1 in.
  • Weight 11.2ounces

Package Contents

  • 1x Hard Drive
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