External SSD Fast and Tough

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500 GB



1 TB



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Uncompromising speed and toughness for professionals

Discover leading edge performance with our SL-M series SSD drives

Incredibly fast with durability to match, our SL-M series is perfect for storing high resolution photo collections, high definition videos and other data-rich multimedia content. Up to 1000MB/s read and write speed using NVMe technology through the SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface makes every step of your professional workflow faster for more efficient backups, duplication and editing. It’s tough too with IP67 durability and 3 metre shock resistance, allowing you to concentrate on your creativity rather than worrying about your precious data.

Lightning fast workflows, every step of the way

Rapidly store, edit and backup professional content in the studio or on the go

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Speed up workflows

Do more in less time. Ultra-fast connection and extremely high data transfer speeds allow rapid backups, quick checks, editing and retouching of content, in the studio or while on location. Ideal when working on large, data intensive files or under challenging time pressures.

Transfer data at incredibly fast speed

With NVMe SSD technology and a SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface, SL-M series achieves up to 1000MB/s read and write speed - fast enough for highly efficient workflows. You'll enjoy less speed decrease while copying big files (graph 1: comparison with 500GB and 1000GB) or multiple overwriting (graph 2: comparison with 1 time and 10 times average) thanks to our latest SSD controller.

Transferring data at incredibly fast speed
Ultra strong, rock solid 

Durability you can rely on, wherever you work, whatever the conditions

IP67 waterproof
IPx7 waterproof 

Built using a variety of waterproof components including a USB Type-C® port which is waterproof even without a sealing cap, SL-M series can be immersed in up to 1 metre of water for up to 30 minutes.    

IP67 dustproof
IP6x dustproof

With total protection against dust, sand and dirt, you can be sure your precious content is protected in all conditions and environments.   

Shock-resistant to 3 metres
Shock-resistant to 3 metres

An innovative one-piece aluminium body with omni-directional shockproof construction enables these ultra tough drives to withstand drops of up to 3 metres.

Pressure-proof up to 6000kgf
Pressure-proof up to 6000kgf

Our SL-M series TOUGH specification drives have been designed for real world use with an aluminium body that can withstand pressure of up to 6000kgf.

Bend-resistance up to 2000kgf
Bend-resistance up to 2000kgf

The ultra-strong aluminium body enables these drives to withstand bending of up to 2000kgf giving you the toughness you need while travelling or on photo shoots.

Ergonomically designed

Rugged, compact and light for easy handling and use

Ultra strong in seamless aluminium 

The innovative one-piece aluminium body with omni-directional shockproof construction is tough and durable, providing peace of mind and total protection wherever life takes you. 

Wave surface for improved look and feel
Wave surface for improved look and feel

A durable wave surface ensures a secure slip-free grip while carrying and handling cables, resists fingerprints and makes the drive easy to find by touch when searching for it in your bag. 

Easy-to-see LED indicator
Easy-to-see LED indicator

The LED indicator has been thoughtfully placed so that it’s easy to see from the top or the front, allowing you to quickly check power status. 

Everything supplied for effortless organisation
Everything supplied for effortless organisation

With two rubber bands and a sticker sheet included, you have everything you need to organise your content.

Recover lost data
Recover lost data

Sometimes things go wrong and you accidentally delete files and photos. Memory Card File Rescue app is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that recovers data. Available as a free download for Sony External SSD SL-M series customers.

Store up to 2TB of content 

Keep all your precious files safe and secure with a choice of 500GB, 1TB or 2TB of storage on the go - that's enough room and speed to store, edit and organise high-resolution photo image files, 4K videos, digital content projects, and more.

Store up to 2TB of content

Specifications & Features

This incredibly fast and tough external SSD is the perfect solution for demanding photo / videographers and content producers. Up to 1000MB/s transfer speed in a water, dust and impact resistant wavy aluminium body contribute to quicker and safer professional workflows.
  • Ultra-fast data transfer up to 1000 MB/s (read and write) via SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) (USB Type-C®) interface

  • Water/dustproof (IP67) and impact resistance

  • Stylish and tough aluminium body with wave surface finish

  • Up to 2TB storage capacity

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