Scheduled Delivery to Ashburn
learn more
Scheduled delivery to your door.
A scheduled delivery is available only Monday - Friday during normal business hours and used for heavy and oversized items (large TVs, large furniture and large appliances). This service includes delivery to the main entrance or garage (but does not include stairs). This service does not include unpacking, plugging in, installation or debris removal.

Note: Scheduled delivery services are available to most of the contiguous United States (available in parts of Alaska and Hawaii). Call 888-228-5800 for more information.
Discontinued Product

Newer Technology 500GB miniStack MAX With Blu-ray Player - NWTMSMXBD0.5TB7

Roll over image to zoom in
This product is no longer available.

Product Details

Newer Technology 500GB miniStack MAX With Blu-ray Player, Model NWTMSMXBD05TB7


  • Fully Bootable and ideal for Backup, Audio, Video, Photography, and general storage needs
  • Durable aluminum finish complements Mac models as well as aluminum finished PCs
  • Front panel easy access SD card reader (SDXC)
  • Blu-ray Reader, DVD/CD Reader/Writer
  • USB 3.0/2.0 powered hub
    • Two ports for powering/charging common desktop accessories and digital devices
    • One port with 2.1Amp power for higher charging power required devices like the iPad
  • Multi-Interface
    • FireWire 800/400 (100MB/s / 50MB/s)
    • USB 3.0/2.0 (300MB/s / 60MB/s)
    • eSATA (300MB/s)
  • MagLev fan (same as used in the Mac mini) offers frictionless, whisper-quiet operation
  • Integrated Kensington Security Slot for theft prevention
  • Smart Power switch - in switched on position, the hard drive powers up and down in tandem with computer*
  • High quality double-shielded connection cables included ( eSATA sold separately)
  • Identical footprint to 2010 and later Apple Mac mini (measures 2.3 (H) x 7.7 (W) x 7.7 (D) inches)


  • Standard Mechanism: 500GB Toshiba/HGST Deskstar 7K1000 D Hard Disk Drive
  • Drive Rotation Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Drive Cache Size: 32MB
  • Read Speeds
    • Blu-ray: up to 4X
    • DVD: up to 8X
    • CD: up to 24X
  • Write Speeds
    • DVD: up to 8X
    • CD: up to 24X
  • Standard Optical: Philips Lite-on DC-6E2SH internal Slim Blu-ray Reader & DVD/CD Writer
  • Bridge Chipsets
    • JMicron 355 chipset with eSATA & FireWire 800 (1394B)
    • JMicron 539 chipset with USB 3.0/USB 2.0
  • Interface/Ports
    • USB 3.0 hub with (3) USB 3.0/2.0 ports:
    • (2) for data transfer or powering/charging devices
    • (1) with 2.1Amp power for charging devices like the iPad
    • (1) eSATA port (cable sold separately)
    • (2) FireWire 800/400 ports (backward compatible with FIreWire 400 via connector or cable sold separately)
    • (1) Built-in SD card reader
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate
    • USB 3.0/2.0 (up to 300MB/sec)
    • eSATA (up to 300MB/sec)
    • FireWire 800/400 (up to 100MB/sec)
  • Power Supply: UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 12 Volt 5Amp Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately)
  • Material: Aluminum finished body and glossy plastic black top
  • Form Factor: Identical footprint to 2010 and later Apple Mac mini
  • Compatibility
    • Compatible with any computer that can support a USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800 or FireWire 400 connection.
    • Bootable**
  • Mac System Requirements
    • Mac OS 8.6 or later
    • Support for drives over 2TB requires Mac OS X 10.2 and later.
  • Windows System Requirements
    • Windows 98SE or later
    • Windows XP 32-bit does not support 3TB and larger drives
    • Support for drives over 2TB requires Windows XP 64-bit and later.
  • Linux Requirements: Linux OS versions

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.33"
  • Width: 7.7"
  • Depth: 7.7"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 2.25 lbs
  • Shipping: 3 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 3 Year Parts and Labor


  1. Native SATA interface speed of the Newer Technology miniStack enclosure is SATA 3Gb/s, but is compatible with SATA 1.5Gb/s, 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s drives
  2. Not bootable over USB 3.0 when used with FileVault encryption or when formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)
Downloadable Resources
Get Adobe Reader
Key Features
500GB 7200rpm/ 32MB Cache/ FireWire 800/400, USB 3.0, eSATA/ Built-In Blu-ray Reader/ USB Hub/ SD Card Reader/ MagLev Fan/ Integrated Kensington Security Slot/ Smart Power Switch/ Aluminum Finish
More reasons to buy the NewerTech NWTMSMXBD0.5TB7 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The NewerTech NWTMSMXBD0.5TB7 is Brand New.
  • The NewerTech NWTMSMXBD0.5TB7 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
InterfaceFireWire 800/400, USB 3.0, eSATA
Power Supply RequiredYes
sign up for our newsletter
Join Our Email List & Get $25 Off your next order of $250 or more.