After Apple first launched its first MacBook Professional with an built-in SD card reader again in 2012, reminiscence producer Transcend launched half-sized SD playing cards that have been designed to take a seat flush with the facet of your system so as to add storage with out including any extra bulk. These units grew to become much less related when Apple eliminated its SD card readers from its ‘Professional’ laptop computer lineup in 2015, however now that the SD card readers are again with Apple’s new M1 Professional and M1 Max MacBook Professional fashions, so is Transcend with its new JetDrive Lite 330 SD playing cards.
Similar to the unique JetDrive playing cards, these pint-sized playing cards characteristic a lip on the top that sit flush with the SD card slot on Apple’s newest MacBook Professional fashions in order to create a seamless transition from the physique of the laptop computer with the cardboard. The metallic exterior will even be color-matched with the aluminum used for the MacBook Professional’s unibody body.
Transcend says the brand new JetDrive Lite 330 fashions, which are available numerous capacities between 128GB and 1TB, provide learn and write speeds of 95MB/s and 75MB/s, respectively. That’s not precisely quick, particularly in comparison with built-in flash storage or perhaps a USB-C SSD, but it surely ought to be greater than quick sufficient to make use of for one thing like Time Machine backups or as a substitute storage location for much less resource-intensive file codecs.
The brand new JetDrive Lite 330 is proof against water, mud, and shock, based on Transcend. Every system is roofed by a five-year restricted guarantee. The 128GB 256GB, 512GB and 1TB JetDrive Lite 330 fashions are available to purchase for $37, $60, $120 and $250, respectively, by way of Transcend’s Amazon retailer and at approved Transcend retailers.