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Portable Storage for Mac

StoreJet® 500 Portable SSD

Transcend's StoreJet 500 is a portable solid state drive specifically designed for your Mac. Equipped with both Thunderbolt and USB 3.1 Gen 1 interfaces, the StoreJet 500 offers unmatched transfer rates to boost your productivity. In addition, its sturdy metallic design complements your Mac with a sleek and elegant look.


Lightning-fast speeds

Transcend's StoreJet 500 is equipped with a USB 3.1 Gen 1 port and a Thunderbolt port that can daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices* without losing throughput and transfer rates. Thunderbolt technology enables simultaneous data transmission and reception, offering unparalleled transfer rates of up to 10Gb/s. The StoreJet 500 is also equipped with the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface with the support of UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol).

*The StoreJet 500 must be the last device on a daisy chain as it does not have a Thunderbolt pass-through port.

Craving more space? Here you go.

Connect Transcend's StoreJet 500 to instantly expand your Mac's storage space by up to 1TB capacity!

Sturdy and elegant design

Transcend's StoreJet 500 features a high-quality metallic design that complements your Mac with a sleek and elegant look. In addition, the StoreJet 500 is natively formatted to the HFS+ file system, and fully supports Time Machine® backup.

Transcend Elite software

Transcend Elite is an advanced software suite compatible with both macOS and Windows OS that helps you manage data. A free download from Transcend’s website, Transcend Elite features backup and restore, data encryption, and cloud backup functions.

Thunderbolt and USB cables included

The StoreJet 500 comes with a Thunderbolt cable and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 cable for greater ease of use.

Everything you need

The package includes:

  • StoreJet 500 portable SSD
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • USB cable
  • Travel pouch
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty card

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Dimensions 121.2mm x 75.2mm x 13.5mm (4.77" x 2.96" x 0.53")
Weight 136 g (4.80 oz)
Storage Media SATA SSD
Connection Interface Thunderbolt / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (backward compatible with USB 2.0)
Operating Voltage Thunderbolt 15V / USB 5V
Operating Temperature 5°C (41°F)~55°C (131°F)
Certificates CE, FCC, BSMI
Note Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.

Mac® and Time Machine® are trademarks of Apple Inc. Thunderbolt™ is the trademark of Intel Inc.
Warranty Three-year Limited Warranty

Please click here for more information about Transcend's Warranty Policy.
System Requirements Desktop or notebook computer with a USB port or Thunderbolt interface, and one of the following operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Mac OS 10.7 or later
Please format the drive in exFAT or NTFS to use with Windows OS.



Taiwan Excellence


United States

PCM Best Performance 2014

Hong Kong

Recommendation Award

Order Information

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