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Transcend StoreJet 100 2TB Portable Hard Drive for Mac
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Overview
Specifications

Dimensions :129.5 x 82.4 x 20.4 mm
Weight :230 g
Operating Voltage USB :5V
Operating temperature :5 ° C (41 ° F) ~ 55 ° C (131 ° F)
Storage media :2.5 "SATA hard drive
Certificates :CE, FCC, BSMI
Connection Interface :USB 3.0 / 2.0
Power saving mode :10 min
One Touch Backup :Yes
Warranty :Three-year limited warranty.

Are you looking for an exclusive portable hard drive for your Mac?  In this review, we will talk about a product that complements perfectly with your Mac, and we also know that it will be very useful if you are looking for design, quality, strength, and speed.

Currently, the portable hard disk plays a very important role in these times where every day is stored amounts of information both work and personal. Due to its growing popularity and important advantages, this time we reviewed the 2TB Transcend StoreJet 100 portable hard drive.

characteristics

  • Mac exclusive product
  • Storage space up to 2TB
  • Superior data transfer rate
  • Compatible with Time Machine for Mac
  • Backup button for automatic backups
  • Military Grade Resistance *
  • Power saving mode that activates after 10 minutes.
  • Transcend Elite Software
  • Capacity up to 512 hours of HD video, and over 32,000 hours of digital music or over 960,000 high-resolution digital images.
  • Equipped with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, this offers incredible transfer speeds, offering 10 times the bandwidth of a USB 2.0, allowing you to save time and increase productivity.
  • 3-year limited warranty

Design

The design of Transcend’s StoreJet 100 portable hard drive is thought to be durable and resistant, its weight is only 230 grams which makes it quite light and easy to carry, which will allow you to take it anywhere and have it on hand at If it is required to back up, save or access some of the unit’s information.

One of the highlights of the StoreJet 100 is the anti-slip silicone material that is found throughout the exterior of the hard drive, as it is designed to remain in the place where you are occupying and does not slip easily, Gives you a safety to be manipulating and comfort for its velvety feel, it is also easy to clean, so you will always have it flawless. Reinforced by a suspension damper in the internal hard disk, it allows a maximum absorption of impacts.

Another feature of the design is the incorporation of an external button that has the name: One Touch that is located on the top of the hard disk, where its surrounding has a LED that illuminates blue. This button has the functionality to simplify the backup of data to the unit.

The Transcend StoreJet 100 portable hard drive is only available in white and gray.

Package Content

The StoreJet 100 portable hard drive comes in a very compact box where on the reverse you have all the details and features of equipment when you slide the lid at first glance you see the hard disk.

It includes:

  •  StoreJet 100 Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • Advertising related to the different products of the brand

Certification

The portable hard drive Transcend StoreJet 100 meets the military standards of the United States *, consisting of rigorous tests of resistance against shock. This means that it must support up to 26 falls against a hard floor, once on each face, edge, and corner, from a maximum height of 1.22 meters, the unit should not be turned on to pass this test *.

* Based on drop test MIL-STD-810G 516.6

How does it work

The USB 3.0 cable is connected, when the store jet 100 is successfully connected to a computer, the LED light will glow.

Important usage recommendations 

  • Do not connect the USB cables simultaneously.
  • The StoreJet 100 is pre-formatted for use with Mac OS. For use with Windows, reformat it with NTFS.
  • Windows users must install certain drivers on their computers to use the Thunderbolt connection. Click the link below to download drivers: www.transcend-info.com/downloads.
  • Do not break or remove the warranty label or sticker on your Transcend product, as this will invalidate the warranty coverage.

System Requirements

Desktop or laptop computer with USB port (USB 3.0 port required for USB 3.0 performance) one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • Mac OS 10.7 or later

Transcend Elite Software

The StoteJet 100 comes in conjunction with Transcend Elite , an advanced software developed for use with Transcend’s JetFlash, StoreJet and portable SSD products. Elite includes powerful user-friendly applications that help you keep your important data organized, protected and up-to-date.

  • Provides instant backups, scheduled backups, and restore function.
  • Protects files with powerful 256-bit AES encryption.
  • Synchronize files.
  • Favorite copies of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome Bookmarks to a Transcend handheld device.
  • One Touch automatic backup.
  • The software supports Elite to download and save Google Drive files to a Transcend handheld device.

Resistance tests

The first test of resistance consisted in wetting the unit with water splashes, being careful not to touch the area of the connector. The water did not penetrate below the silicone.

To end the tests of resistance, it consisted of throwing the hard disk of Transcend to a distance of one meter to twenty-two centimeters of height. It is shot in 3 different ways to check your endurance. And the result after all the tests was that the unit when reconnected to the computer, was detected immediately. Only the silicon – non-slip if it had a slight scratch.

conclusion

Transcend’s 2TB StoreJet 100 portable hard drive is an excellent unit that, thanks to its exclusivity with Mac, makes it compatible with Time Machine that allows you to backup and synchronizes your data, so you will always have a backup. Its design is neat and combines perfectly with your Mac. The only recommendation we would give is the lack of a basic or fabric as a protective case.

This unit is ideal for professionals or people who generate a lot of information a day, and are looking for a high performance, high capacity and resistance equipment.

 

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