Transcend, a leader in the electronic storage industry, is very proud to announce its new 160GB StoreJet 2.5 SATA external hard drive. The StoreJet 2.5 uses a stylishly designed, polished aluminum case which houses a modern 2.5-inch SATA hard drive. To ensure performance, the StoreJet 2.5 makes use of its Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface, which provides data transfer rates up to 480Mbits per second while maintaining full compatibility with older computers that only support USB 1.1. Inside the StoreJet's streamlined shell is a new-generation, high-capacity 160GB HDD that supports transfer rates of up to 1.5Gb/s via "point to point" data connections. Not only is this new drive is noticeably faster, but at the same time it saves power with its low operating voltage. Due to its faster throughput and efficient operation, SATA is quickly becoming the mainstream interface standard for modern hard drives.
To make external storage easier and more productive, the StoreJet 2.5 SATA HDD features a convenient "OneTouch Auto-Backup" button, and comes bundled with Transcend's own StoreJet elite 2.0 software, which offers a intelligent backup scheduling, security, and power saving functions. The StoreJet 2.5 SATA is available in a colorful assortment of eye-catching, polished aluminum cases including: Silver (80GB), Titanium (120GB), and Blue (160GB). Additionally, the StoreJet 2.5 SATA is available as an external enclosure without a HDD, which also comes in silver, blue or red. The enclosure is 100% compatible with all brands of 2.5" SATA hard drives. Transcend's StoreJet 2.5 supports all commonly used operating systems, like Windows® 2000 / XP / Vista, Mac™ OS 9.0/OS X, and Linux™ Kernel 2.4, or later. With its sleek form factor and versatile, high performance functions, the StoreJet 2.5 is the perfect portable data storage solution that can help you manage, organize, and take control of your digital world.