Transcend just introduced a new line of portable external drives exclusively for the Mac. The StoreJet series for Mac includes the SJM100 Portable Hard Drive, the SJM300 Portable Hard Drive, and finally the SJM500 Portable Solid State Drive.
They all offer an big storage space and fastdata transfer speeds. Also, all three models are natively formatted in HFS+ and fully support Time Machine, allowing users to simply plug and play.
With advanced Thunderbolt technology, both the SJM300 portable hard drive and SJM500 portable SSD deliver unparalleled interface transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s. For universal connectivity, both models are also equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port (SJM500 with UASP support for even higher transfer rates), providing 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0.
All models carry Transcend’s three-year limited warranty and are available now from Amazon. Full press release follows:
Press Release: Transcend’s StoreJet for Mac Series Brings Elegance and Efficiency for Mac Computers.
Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of the StoreJet® for Mac® (SJM) series. Exclusively for Mac, Transcend’s SJM100 Portable Hard Drive, SJM300 Portable Hard Drive and SJM500 Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) offer immense storage space and superior data transfer speeds. In addition, all three models are natively formatted in HFS+ and fully support Time Machine®, allowing users to simply plug and play.SJM100 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for Military-grade Data ProtectionMilitary-grade shock resistance
Transcend’s SJM100 portable hard drive meets rigorous U.S. military drop-test standards*. The outer shell is made of a slip-resistant silicone material, reinforced by an internal hard drive suspension damper, offering maximum shock-absorption.
*Based on MIL-STD-810F 516.5-Transit Drop Test2TB storage with USB 3.0 interface
SJM100 offers additional 2TB of storage space to save up to 512 hours of Full HD video, over 32,000 hours of digital music, or 960,000+ of high resolution digital images. Equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the SJM100 offers amazing transfer rates and provides 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0, allowing users to save time and boost productivity.One touch auto-backup button
When used with Transcend Elite software, this convenient button enables users to instantly backup and synchronize data with their notebook or desktop PC, ensuring that important files are safely stored in a secondary backup location.SJM300 Portable Hard Drive & SJM500 Portable Solid State Drive
Equipped with Thunderbolt™ and USB3.0 Interfaces for Higher EfficiencyThunderbolt interface for lightning-fast speeds
With advanced Thunderbolt technology, both the SJM300 portable hard drive and SJM500 portable SSD deliver unparalleled interface transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s*. For universal connectivity, both models are also equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port (SJM500 with UASP support for even higher transfer rates), providing 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0.
*Maximum interface transfer rates shown. Performance varies by capacity, user hardware and system configuration.Sturdy and elegant metallic design
The SJM300’s internal hard drive suspension system gives the hard drive comprehensive protection, whereas the SJM500 SSD can withstand 5 times greater shock than hard drives. Moreover, their quality metallic design complements Macs with a sleek and elegant look. SJM300 portable hard drive offers 2TB of storage space and SJM500 portable SSD is offered in capacities ranging from 256GB to 1TB.
Transcend Elite software
All models of the StoreJet for Mac series include Transcend Elite, a user-friendly application for data management and encryption, protecting your data and increasing your productivity. With Elite, your Transcend storage device can keep important files organized, protected, and up-to-date. All models carry Transcend’s three-year limited warranty.
Mac® and Time Machine® are trademarks of Apple Inc; Thunderbolt™ is the trademark of Intel Inc.
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