Transcend Information, Inc., a leading producer of multimedia and storage devices, is announcing the launch of the StoreJet for Mac SJM500 portable SSD that features both a Thunderbolt connection and a USB 3.0 connection. The SJM500 is natively formatted in HFS+ and provides full support for Apple’s Time Machine backup software, giving users “plug and play” backup capabilities.
StoreJet 500 Portable SSD. Introducing Transcend´s StoreJet® for Mac® SJM500 Portable Solid State Drive for your Mac. Besides the immense storage space, the SJM500 is also equipped with Thunderbolt™ and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, offering. He 512GB StoreJet 500 Portable Solid State Drive from Transcend is formatted in HFS+ for use with your Mac and it connects via Thunderbolt or USB. It is also compatible with Windows computers but requires reformatting. The StoreJet 500 is equipped with a Thunderbolt port for transferring data to your computer with a rate up to 10 Gb/s.
Advanced Thunderbolt technology provides for two channels on the same connector, allowing data to be transmitted and received at the same time, and theoretical transfer rates of up to 10Gb/s (depending on system configuration). The SJM500 also features a USB 3.0 port with UASP support, providing 10 X the bandwidth of a USB 2.0 connection. If the SJM500 is utilized in a Thunderbolt “daisy chain” configuration, it must be the last device in the chain, as it does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port.
Transcend’s SJM500 measures 121.2mm X 75.2mm X 13.5mm, and weighs 136 grams (4.8 oz.). The SJM500 offers sequential read speeds of up to 440MB/s (sequential write speeds and random 4K read and write speeds are not specified). The SJM500’s sturdy metallic design creates a sleek and elegant companion look for your Mac device.
The SJM500 can also be used with Windows-based systems, which requires reformatting the drive to FAT32, exFAT, or NTFS file systems. The SJM500 is being offered in capacities of 256GB, 512GB and 1TB. Transcend is backing the SJM500 with a three year warranty.
For added value, the SJM500 includes a free download of the exclusive Transcend Elite data management tools that help you manage data and increase productivity. When paired with Elite, your Transcend SJM500 makes it easy to keep important files organized, protected and up-to-date.
The SJM500 package includes everything you need – along with the drive are a Thunderbolt cable, a USB 3.0 cable, a travel pouch, a quick-start guide and the warranty card. The 256GB version has an MSRP of $289.99 (pricing for the larger capacities has not yet been specified).
You can view the Transcend press release announcing the SJM500 portable SSD in its entirety here; and the SJM500 portable SSD product page can be viewed here.
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Overview: StoreJet 500 Portable SSD Introducing Transcend's StoreJet for Mac SJM500 Portable Solid State Drive for your Mac. Besides the immense storage space, the SJM500 is also equipped with Thunderbolt and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, offering even higher transfer rates to boost your productivity. The sturdy metallic design complements your Mac with a sleek and elegant look. Thunderbolt Interface for Lightning-Fast Speeds With advanced Thunderbolt technology that provides two channels on the same connector, the SJM500 portable SSD can transmit and receive data at the same time, and delivers unparalleled interface transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s.
Besides, the SJM500 is also equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port with UASP support, providing 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0. Additionally, a Thunderbolt port can daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices. without losing throughput and transfer rates.Maximum interface transfer rates shown. Performance varies by capacity, user hardware and system configuration.As SJM500 does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port, it must be the last device on a daisy-chain. Craving for more storage space? Connect with the SJM500 portable SSD and and instantly expand your Mac's storage space.
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Convenient, Sturdy, Elegant Design. The SJM500 SSD is natively formatted in HFS+ for your Mac and fully supports Time Machine.
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The SJM500 can withstand 5 times greater shock than hard drives, giving your data comprehensive protection. Moreover, its high-quality metallic design complements your Mac with a sleek and elegant look. Transcend Elite Software Transcend Elite includes user-friendly applications that help you manage your data and increase productivity. With Elite, your Transcend storage device can keep important files organized, protected, and up-to-date.
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Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables included. All necessary cables, including a Thunderbolt and a USB 3.0 cable, are included in the package. Just plug and play.