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Transcend TS0GSJ25S3 2.5" SATA USB 3.0 External Enclosure

  • 2.5"
  • USB 3.0
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Transcend 2.5" SATA USB 3.0 External Enclosure

The portable USB 3.0 StoreJet 2.5" uses a stylishly designed aluminum case to house a 2.5-inch SATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive. With incredible SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfer speeds, the StoreJet 2.5" is the perfect data management system for uploading, downloading, storing, transferring, and backing up your vital data and information - including media-rich content like movies, photos, music, and games.

Transcend USB 3.0 External Enclosure
Key Features
  • Unparalleled USB 3.0 data transfer performance
  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • Lightweight and compact for ultra-portability
  • Exclusive Transcend Elite data management software
  • Supports UASP function
Transcend USB 3.0 External Enclosure
Dimensions 5.0 x 3.14 x 0.5 in. (129 x 79.9 x 13mm)
Op. Voltage USB DC 5V
Op. Temperature 41 - 131°F (5 - 55°C)
Storage Media 2.5" SATA HDD
Weight 3oz (86g) (Without HDD)
Certificates CE, FCC, BSMI
Connection Interface USB 3.0 / 2.0
Power Saving Mode 10 mins.
One-Touch Backup Yes

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What's in the Box
Transcend USB 3.0 External Enclosure

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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Illya S.
  • 6/21/2015 12:25:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Does it's job, the outer case is sturdy metal, obviously.

Cons: While the outer shell is indestructible, the electronics are extremely flimsy and you need to remove 2 screws every time you want to get inside the enclosure. Look for a better enclosure with hot-swapping for better usability.

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  • Roberto Z.
  • 4/7/2015 3:22:47 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsA good Metal case

Pros: Finally an enclosure that really works. My main concern was with the monitoring light. As everyone knows sometimes windows will lock up your hard drive. And even if you try to safely remove your hard drive, windows still won't let it go. But this enclosure, the light is always active and it will let me know by the flickering if there is any hard drive activity, once is steady I know I can disconnect the hard drive even if windows won't let go. without worrying I might corrupt any files because I disconnected when the hard drive was writing.

Cons: The enclosure itself is very compact. The space inside between the enclosure and the bottom of the hard drive, (where the circuit board is located) is about the thickness of a regular sheet of paper. That's no problem as long you don't force push the metal against the bottom of the hard drive. I mean you would have to push really hard the metal enclosure to create a short circuit in the hard drive or if accidentally you drop it and make a dent on the enclosure. I think eventually I would have to cut a piece of paper and put it in between the inside of the enclosure and the bottom of the hard drive to avoid any accidental short circuit on the drive itself. But so far no problems since the case the aluminum is thick enough so it won't dent or bent easily.

Other Thoughts: The enclosure feels cold to the touch and It feels very solid and although the ends are made of plastic, is not flimsy. is worth paying for them. No issues with USB 3.0 Connection. I have not tried the downloadable backup software.

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  • Todd P.
  • 3/24/2015 10:46:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsTS0GSJ25S3

Pros: Very well made and has a brushed aluminum case. (looks professional) Has a cushion on the inside at the bottom and in the middle inside of case to keep the SSD/Hard Drive snug. Aluminum case keeps the drives cool and quiet. well made plastic ends are both removable to excess the drive. Both of the ends have 2 screws that thread into the aluminum case so they will not strip with frequent removal. Included cord is USB cord measures just under 18" long or 45cm. 3.0 I was very impressed with the quality. Great job as always Transcend!

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I looked for a quality case and this has a thick case that would not dent and is on the heavy duty side. I was very happily surprised with the quality and plug and play of this Transcend TS0GSJ25S3 2.5" SATA USB 3.0 External Enclosure.

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  • Matthew H.
  • 3/7/2015 5:16:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorked well for an old laptop drive

Pros: I ordered this to enclose a Fujitsu 320 GB SATA HDD that came out of a HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook. The notebook's motherboard had died. It's owner wanted to recover her music and pictures from it. I placed that drive into this enclosure. The drive can now be read by the new laptop she bought. She's happy. (If interested, the drive specs can be found at NewEgg Item # 9SIA67S2KT9165)

Cons: I knocked off a star for two reasons. First, there's not an instruction sheet. Plenty of marketing material for Transcend in the package though. Second, the cable end that plugs into the drive enclosure is not easily replaceable.

Other Thoughts: If possible, color options?

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  • THOMAS N.
  • 2/6/2015 3:21:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust ordered another

Pros: Compact. USB3. Quick assembly. Solid aluminum shell.

Cons: Tight fit, no rubber shock dampers.

Other Thoughts: Mine came with an 18" cable; works for me.

I moved a WD USB2 drive into this enclosure (YMMV, they're not all SATA). New transfer speeds ~50 MB/s read, ~30 MB/s write, a modest improvement. Just ordered another (and a faster 7200rpm HDD) so I can run automatic backups to one and rotate the other off-site.

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  • david s.
  • 2/3/2015 2:13:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product

Pros: Great product, great price and as usual great newegg delivery.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought this for my 1TB Samsung 2.5 sata and it fit perfectly and plugged in to my Asus Chromebox was recognized instantly and spun up, i love that it uses usb 5v dc to power and shuts down when the box is shutdown, it also will go to sleep when not in use, as said before the usb cable is kinda short but perfect for my use.

My cable is not 6" but closer to 14", so far this product is a win-win.

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  • Oleksandr A.
  • 1/30/2015 1:39:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsNice device

Pros: Quite slim, has soft enclosure inside, fast recognizable by PC

Cons: Non for now

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  • KELI D.
  • 1/14/2015 8:29:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well so far

Pros: Aluminum build, fast transfer speeds

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: it says it accepts both HDD & SSD and has been working fine with a 2.5" 5400rpm WD laptop drive. Was a little concerned about it shorting out the drive since the it just sits on top of the metal surface, but it seems fine.

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  • Brad H.
  • 1/3/2015 11:05:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs3.0 USB with easy installation !

Pros: Very slim design with one cord for USB power unlike other models that require two USB slots to power the device

I found the speeds to be great for file transfers and when I watch movies from the device they don't lag like my older one used to do

I didn't need to read the instructions to place the hard drive inside this enclosure so that was a plus the hard drive fit snug inside this case it comes with a foam insert that goes in a slot in the back panel of the case for the hard drive guessing it's to reduce hard drive vibrations and to keep it from moving around inside the case which is a plus over all I'm happy with this product

Cons: Doesn't come with a travel case had to get one at a store in town no big deal I like the product enough to not deduct any stars

Other Thoughts: I've only owned it for a month so don't know if it will die on me or not had great luck with Transcend products in the past though

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  • Alan K.
  • 12/20/2014 1:42:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice usb3.0 2.5" sata enclosure

Pros: Clean Small Simple. One 6" cable.

Cons: None so far. Just got it hours ago

Other Thoughts: It was a bit hard getting it back together once I opened it. Maybe I rotated the case when I dropped it in my lap, but I had to try 3-4 times to get it together. Won't do that every day however so it's a non issue.
With usb3.0 it seems to be as fast as my old eSata enclosure. And one heck of a lot better with only one cable. Be aware that the USB cable is only 6". This is okay and great for me on my laptop, but some have complained on a desktop it's a negative issue. Just use an extension is my thought.

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