Combining advanced technology and elegant design, the rugged ioSafe Solo G3 hard drive delivers an unmatched level of fire and water protection for all the digital assets backed up from your Mac—rather like an aircraft's black box—yet it's truly affordable. And if disaster does strike, the ioSafe Data Recovery Service is there to help restore your data and hardware, whatever the circumstance.
A quiet addition to any environment
In your home, small office, or studios, the advanced ioSafe FloSafe airflow cooling technology provides nearly silent operation. If the Solo G3 senses destructive heat levels, such as in a fire, the FloSafe vents limit and protect your data from the extreme heat.
Families, businesses, and large enterprises alike turn to the ioSafe Solo and Data Recovery Service for the added peace of mind of knowing their digital lives – their memories, media, portfolios, data, and records – are protected by the ultimate external hard drive and ultimate safety net.
- Fireproof—1550º F, 1/2 hour per ASTM E119
- Waterproof—can withstand 10 feet of water for days
- Comes formatted for Mac systems, so you can start using the drive immediately
- Physical Theft Protection: Floor mount capable
- One year of data Recovery Service (DRS) up to $2,500 per Terabyte
- Option of extending DRS and hardware warranty up to five years
- 3 terabytes of storage
- USB 3.0
- Tested per UL, FCC, and CE standards
Did you notice?Tough fireproof and waterproof design also comes with free year of data recovery service.
Apple Recommends ForThe ultimate safety net for all the memories, media, portfolios, data, and records on your Mac.
What's in the Box?
- ioSafe Solo G3 Fireproof/Waterproof Hard Drive
- USB 3.0 cable
- Solo G3 quick start guide
- Other Features: Kensington Port, Time Machine compatible
- Connections: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
- Power Source: External power supply
- Height: 7.1 in./18.03 cm
- Weight: 15 lb./6.8 kg
- Length: 11 in./27.94 cm
- Mfr. Part Number: SK3TB-MAC
- UPC or EAN No.: 816519010955
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: One-year data recovery service; one-year hardware warranty
Ratings & Reviews
Great, rugged drive for my life's essential data
Finally, I can make my wife happy because she's confident we won't lose our family pictures. I've put my central iPhoto archive on Finally, I can make my wife happy because she's confident we won't lose our family pictures. I've put my central iPhoto archive on the disk, and use it for Time Machine backups. Fast, and quiet. I love it. …
- Written by Adam S from San Francisco
39 of 41 people found this useful
I am protected!
Awesome and feel good about it. Easy to setup with TimeMachine. This thing is solid and looks good.
- Written by Jeffrey M from Fair Oaks
26 of 27 people found this useful
This thing is a tank - it's heavy but solid!
It hooked up to my Macbook Pro and time machine no problem. It's heavy, but I feel it's a safe backup for our family photos and wo It hooked up to my Macbook Pro and time machine no problem. It's heavy, but I feel it's a safe backup for our family photos and work files. …
- Written by Nicholas B from Columbia
24 of 26 people found this useful
Easy setup and configuration
Product was packed well, and I was impressed that it felt like a durable, heavy-duty product. It was basically plug and play to se Product was packed well, and I was impressed that it felt like a durable, heavy-duty product. It was basically plug and play to setup, I did not have any issues. Backup processing moved quickly, and I appreciated the "Disaster Proof Coverage". …
- Written by John Morgan G from Wailuku
Great condition, free shipping, DRS for a year with no deductible, Durable, easy to set up, Multiple ways to recover data if lost, Great condition, free shipping, DRS for a year with no deductible, Durable, easy to set up, Multiple ways to recover data if lost, protected from everything, awesome customer service! Couldn't ask for a better backup for important data! …
- Written by Melissa S from Conover
In love in 5 minutes!
I have only had this machine 5 minutes and I'm already in love. This is not only a beautiful piece, but the functionality and quie I have only had this machine 5 minutes and I'm already in love. This is not only a beautiful piece, but the functionality and quietness of it, is amazing! …
- Written by Dolvin T from Tarpon Springs
1 of 1 people found this useful