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Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green)

B&H # TRSJ25M31 Mfr # TS1TSJ25M3
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Product Highlights
  • USB 3.0
  • Up to 5Gbps Data Transfers
  • USB 2.0 Backwards-Compatible
  • Durable Anti-Shock Rubber Casing
  • Meets U.S. Military Drop Test Standards
  • Bus-Powered
  • Backup Software
  • One-Touch Auto-Backup
  • USB 3.0 Compatible with Windows
  • USB 2.0 Compatible with Macs

The 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green) from Transcend is a durable portable hard drive boasting USB 3.0 connectivity. USB 3.0 allows data transfers as fast as 5Gbps, more than five times faster than USB 2.0. The drive is fully compatible with the USB 2.0 standard as well, ensuring connectivity with older devices.

The 25M3 comes housed in a slip-resistant, anti-shock rubber outer case designed to meet U.S. military drop test standards for maximum protection. The drive is compact and lightweight, allowing it to travel with ease. Along with the drive, you receive StoreJet Elite backup and security software, ensuring that your data is up-to-date and secure at all times.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0 1
Connection bandwidth up to 5Gbps
Durable anti-shock rubber outer case
Advanced internal hard drive suspension system
Offers vast storage capacity
Easy Plug-and-Play operation -- no drivers required
USB powered -- no external adapter necessary
Power-saving sleep mode
One Touch Auto-Backup button
LED status indicator
Includes Transcend Elite backup and security software
Performance
Capacity 1TB
Interface USB 3.0
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
Drive Speed Not specified by manufacturer
Buffer Not specified by manufacturer
Average Seek Time Not specified by manufacturer
Sustained Data Transfer Rate USB 3.0 mode: up to 5Gbs
USB 2.0 mode: 480 Mbs
Power Save Mode Yes, within 10 minutes
General
Mounting Portable
Certifications CE, FCC, BSMI, MIL-STD-810F
System Requirements Desktop or notebook computer with a working USB port
One of following operating systems:

Windows XP, Vista or 7
Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later
Mac OS X 10.5 or later (only USB 2.0 currently supported)
Power Requirements USB DC 5V
Operating Temperature 41 to 131°F (5 to 55°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.1 x 3.2 x 0.8" (129.5 x 82.4 x 20.4 mm)
Weight 7.6 oz (216 g)
Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green)
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Transcend1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green)
     
    4.5

    (based on 29 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Compact (22)
    • Portable (22)
    • Easy to use (20)
    • Quiet (20)
    • Large capacity / good size (19)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Additional storage (20)
      • Back-up (20)
      • Photo storage (16)
      • File transfer (10)
      • Video (10)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (15), Power user (12)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (17), Business (9)
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC (16), Mac (10)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Everything it promises to be and more

      I bought several of this drive to serve as immediate and backup storage of music and movies. The transfer speed of the 3.0 USB capability meets expectations and the speed of the 2.0 compatability...Read complete review

      I bought several of this drive to serve as immediate and backup storage of music and movies. The transfer speed of the 3.0 USB capability meets expectations and the speed of the 2.0 compatability exceeds them. The USB hub also serves as the power source, which cuts down on the tangly wire mess. On top of the performance and streamlining benefits, the drive is built to military grade shock specifications, and has thus far proved itself by surviving several bumps and bangs on the subway, not to mention a two-foot drop that rendered a less stalwart drive corrupt. In short, the drive rocks and acts like one too.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Various Issues

      First, I apologize for any rambling here. You will see that I am not too happy about this product, or my ability to understand how to correctly use it.Here is my review without...Read complete review

      First, I apologize for any rambling here. You will see that I am not too happy about this product, or my ability to understand how to correctly use it.Here is my review without screen prints.Storejet 25M TS1TSJ25M 1 TB external hard drive.My opinion: I do not recommend the product due to #3, #4 below, otherwise it is acceptable and can use some improvements.1. Some issues which should be explained in the documentation.a. How to handle "file in use" error message which prevents successful backup.b. Explain what happens when you choose "delete temporary files."c. How do you avoid getting the "Close Outlook" message when Outlook is not open.d. What the backup file will be named and what directory name will be used. Seems that the Backup task name is the folder name he builds with a subdirectory named the date/time of the backup. How does that relate to restore? Who knows. If I did I might understand why the restore failed.d. How to restore and resolve restore problems. Just contacting the user forum is really not a good enough answer. 2. Backup software improvements:a. Error message trouble shooting explanations.b. Provide the ability to also choose and exclude individual files.c. Provide full screen expansion to more easily choose folders & files to backup.3. The "file in use" issue is a product killer. 4. Restore failure is a product killer.Note: the product model and serial number are not on the rubber housing. Is it on the actual drive under the rubber covering? Remove the covering? How easy is it to get that back on? If it is on the actual drive, then it should also be on covering as well.Note: Just found the user manual at their web site, . If it can be obtained without registration or buying the product then I suggest reading you read it before buying the product! Be sure a single USB 3.0 port will handle the external drive.What I have done. 1. Copied all Storejet folders and files to my C: drive.2. Executed the Storejet formatter from the C: drive to make the Storejet an NTFS drive.3. Create a Storejet backup task to backup c:\users\myname\**4. Ran the backup task. It failed due to "file in use." From the event log the backup failed Since I am backing up the "myname" folder and NTUSER.DAT does not exist in that folder, it seems like this is not a user created problem.1. QQQ: If the backup failed on actual user files how can they be excluded? The product does not allow for select or deselect of individual files.Despite having an incomplete backup, I tried to restore it, or at least bein that process. The restore failed saying he couldn't find the file.

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      5.0

      Nice Hard Drive

      By Humanitarian Videographer?

      from Albuquerque, NM

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to use
      • High Capacity
      • Portable
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup
        • Photo Storage
        • Video

        Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

        These days, 1TB is about the minimum most people would need for any sort of backup, and it's an absolute minimum for people in the digital AV industry.Well, this one works fine, looks nice, and is about $ less than most portable 1TB devices. It seems to be a quality device, meets mil-spec drop standards - I think it's pretty much everything anyone could want in a portable hard drive.I don't use the included software, so I can't comment on that. Overall I'd definitely buy it again, especially at this price!

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        5.0

        Good small drive

        By Jim at the Prison Museum

        from Huntsville, Texas

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Compact
        • Easy to use
        • High Capacity
        • Portable
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Additional Storage
          • Backup
          • Photo Storage

          Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

          We have had the StoreJet for a short period of time but so far we are impressed. We are using it as a backup on a PC. It is lightweight and fast and we love that it has the non-skid surface and seems quite durable.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Computer Platform:
          • PC

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          5.0

          Great Hard Drive.

          By Karma

          from Miami, Fl

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Compact
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy to use
          • High Capacity
          • Portable
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Additional Storage
            • Backup
            • File Transfer
            • Photo Storage
            • Video

            Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

            Easy plug and play. No external power source needed for 1TB.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            4.0

            Great product

            By cathy

            from CT

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                Easy to use

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                5.0

                Very pleased

                By Jeff

                from Philadelphia

                About Me Casual user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Compact
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy to use
                • High Capacity
                • Portable
                • Quiet

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                    Used for portable photo library. Compact, fast, quiet. If it is durable as advertised I will be very pleased.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Computer Platform:
                    • Mac

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                    5.0

                    Great product I would recommend it

                    By Shot Blocker

                    from Humboldt, KS

                    About Me Casual user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Compact
                    • Easy to use
                    • High Capacity
                    • Portable
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Additional Storage
                      • File Transfer

                      Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                      This external hard drive works great on my MacBook Pro. It is very small and easy to transport. I don't have anything bad to say about this product. It does everything I need it for and it's well worth the price.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • Mac

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                      5.0

                      So far so good.

                      By Nick

                      from St. Louis, MO

                      About Me Casual user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                            So far so good. This is my first external harddrive. While some of the reviews mentioned the drive as being overweight, who cares? It's not a cell phone or something you go jogging with. Sure it's a little heavier than other devices, but feels much more sturdy. Hope it keeps.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Computer Platform:
                            • PC

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                            4.0

                            Light and Sufficient

                            By altp

                            from new york

                            About Me Casual user

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Compact
                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Easy to use
                            • High Capacity
                            • Portable
                            • Quiet

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Additional Storage
                              • Backup
                              • File Transfer
                              • Photo Storage
                              • Video

                              Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                              I've used this brand and model before and no problems ever occurred. The matte finish helps from sliding off surfaces and the military grade drop proof status is comforting, considering I've lost my last hard drive to a short fall from my desk. It's light and durable. I've used it for 3+ years and stored 10000s of photos or video with lots of space left today.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Computer Platform:
                              • Mac

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                              5.0

                              Reliable hard drive I would buy again

                              By Llamapix

                              from New York

                              About Me Power user

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Compact
                              • Easy to use
                              • Portable
                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Additional Storage
                                • Photo Storage
                                • Video

                                Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                I own several of these drives and never experienced a problem. They are well-built and rugged as described.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Business
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • Mac

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                                5.0

                                Robust harddrive for frequent traverlers

                                By Johnny the Scientist

                                from Cambridge, MA

                                About Me Casual user

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attractive Design
                                • Compact
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Easy to use
                                • High Capacity
                                • Portable
                                • Quiet

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Additional Storage

                                  Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                  This hard drive is optimal for frequent travelers who need to reliably access their data while they are away from home. The drive is robust and stable, and can withstand a certain level of stress when put in a laptop bag/backpack that's squeezed or ungently handled. I had other portable drives break all the time, but not this one. Also, although it supports USB3.0, it does not need an additional AC adapter but instead comes with a cable that has two USB plugs for the laptop. Therefore, you won't need to carry an additional AC adapter around at all times.
                                  Although the drive is slightly bigger than some other harddrives of the same capacity (because it has a protective casing) it is not really heavier. The far superior robustness of this drive justifies the slightly increased dimensions.

                                  Great investment, A+

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Computer Platform:
                                  • Mac

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                                  5.0

                                  Great for the price

                                  By Felix the Cat

                                  from Boston, MA

                                  About Me Casual user

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Easy to use
                                  • High Capacity
                                  • Quiet

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Backup
                                    • Photo Storage

                                    Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                    Used for secondary back-up of pictures. Easy to use and great for the money. Haven't dropped it or banged it yet but with the failure of our WD 1TB drive, I wanted something more rugged as I don't know why the other drive stopped working. So far so good. I'm at 1 month in. I like how it comes with two cables USB 2 and 3 as I won't have to worry about the near future of not having a usb2 port/cable.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Computer Platform:
                                    • PC

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                                    1.0

                                    Burns if both usb are not connected

                                    By Will

                                    from NY

                                    About Me Casual user

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                      • Unreliable

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                        If you do not connect both usb connectors the drive Burns

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Business
                                        • Computer Platform:
                                        • Mac

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                                        4.0

                                        nifty lil HD

                                        By Mr Fish

                                        from Las Vegas, NV

                                        About Me Casual user

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Compact

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Additional Storage
                                          • Backup

                                          Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                          Small compact and justy nifty looking. Not sure about having to take up two USB ports though little combersome, but if you don't mind your laptop looking like it's being eaten alive by a cyborg octopus then NP. ;-) whew now I have a shot at 1,000 bucks.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • PC

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                                          5.0

                                          It does what it should

                                          By Euphoricdj

                                          from Santa Rosa, CA

                                          About Me Casual user

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact
                                          • Portable
                                          • Quiet

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Additional Storage
                                            • Backup

                                            Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                            I put my stuff on the hard drive, and it's still there. Transferred pretty fast, but I only have USB 2.0 ports on my computer. Good drive, as long as it doesn't break. Seems solid though

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Computer Platform:
                                            • PC

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                                            4.0

                                            Great External Hard Drive

                                            By Tony O

                                            from Long Island NY

                                            About Me Casual user

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Attractive Design
                                            • Compact
                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                            • High Capacity
                                            • Quiet

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Additional Storage
                                              • Backup
                                              • File Transfer
                                              • Photo Storage
                                              • Video

                                              Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                              easy to use and appears to be very durable. Ranked high at PC magazine

                                              • Computer Platform:
                                              • Mac

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                                              5.0

                                              Great product

                                              By Colleen

                                              from Cincinnati, OH

                                              About Me Casual user

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Attractive Design
                                              • Compact
                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                              • Easy to use
                                              • High Capacity
                                              • Portable
                                              • Quiet

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Additional Storage
                                                • Backup

                                                Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                                I used the product to backup my photos and Macbook. It is small and fast. So far no problems!

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Personal

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                                                5.0

                                                Tested!

                                                By Rekaks

                                                from SnoCo, WA

                                                About Me Casual user

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Attractive Design
                                                • Compact
                                                • Easy To Set Up
                                                • Easy to use
                                                • High Capacity
                                                • Portable
                                                • Quiet

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Additional Storage
                                                  • Backup
                                                  • File Transfer
                                                  • Photo Storage
                                                  • Video

                                                  Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                                  Already got a 500GB version of this. And bought this new. Again, it stand up to its specs! Tested! It's slim handy portable and you'll have no fear of dropping it.

                                                  • Primary use:
                                                  • Personal
                                                  • Computer Platform:
                                                  • PC

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Durable drive with good speed

                                                  By aLurker

                                                  from Shreveport, LA

                                                  About Me Power user

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Compact
                                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                                  • Easy to use
                                                  • High Capacity
                                                  • Portable
                                                  • Quiet

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Additional Storage
                                                    • Backup
                                                    • File Transfer
                                                    • Photo Storage
                                                    • Video

                                                    Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                                    This is my third Transcend drive with the rubber covered shock-proof case. They are very durable. I have one I've had for more than 3 years. The USB 3 drive speed is about the same as a drive with an eSATA interface. B&H had the best price I could find.

                                                    • Primary use:
                                                    • Business
                                                    • Computer Platform:
                                                    • PC

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Perfect! works great and waaay durable.

                                                    By KE

                                                    from Seattle WA

                                                    About Me Power user

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attractive Design
                                                    • Compact
                                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                                    • Easy to use
                                                    • High Capacity
                                                    • Portable
                                                    • Quiet

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Additional Storage
                                                      • Backup
                                                      • Photo Storage

                                                      Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                                      Got 1 for myself and 2 for my college kids - we love them!

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Personal
                                                      • Computer Platform:
                                                      • PC

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Great product meets and exceeds all.

                                                      By Teto

                                                      from Memphis

                                                      About Me Power user

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Compact
                                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                                      • Easy to use
                                                      • High Capacity
                                                      • Portable
                                                      • Quiet

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Backup
                                                        • File Transfer
                                                        • Photo Storage

                                                        Comments about Transcend 1TB StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive (Green):

                                                        A very hardy and robust product. Not to slow on USB 2.0, of course 3.0 would be better. Buy with confidence, I would buy again.

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Personal
                                                        • Computer Platform:
                                                        • PC

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