Memory Cards & SSD

External SSD Tough and Compact

SL-C SERIES
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500 GB|1 TB

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Made tough for everyday

Introducing our rugged, rapid SL-C series SSD drives

Designed tough for worry-free storage, our SL-C series is ideal for photo enthusiasts and everyday PC or smartphone users. With IP67 waterproofing and dustproofing, 3 metre shock resistance and a durable aluminum body, you can take these SSD drives anywhere. Up to 540MB/s (read) quick access and fast backup make it easy to keep your photos, videos and music safely stored on the go.

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-C 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-C 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-resistant 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.

Speed through your day

Rapidly store, backup and transfer content on the go

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Go faster, save time

This compact external SSD is fast with up to 540MB/s read speed and 520MB/s write speed using USB 3.1 Gen 2 for rapid data transfer. Even better, you'll enjoy less speed decrease while copying files or overwriting thanks to our latest SSD controller. 

Transfer data at speed

With a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, SL-C Series achieves up to 540MB/s read speed - fast enough for handling 4K videos and high-resolution photos. 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.

Chart showing the rapid speed of the USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface
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-C series customers.

Connect to a wide range of devices
Connect to a wide range of devices 

Equipped with a compact and reversible USB Type-C port for connection with the latest devices. Supplied USB Type-C to USB Type-C and USB Type-C to USB Standard-A cables ensure usability with latest Mac and Windows PCs, Android smartphones and tablets.

Store up to 2TB of content
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.

Work smarter and faster

Sony's media enhances workflow efficiency

Specifications & Features

Designed tough and compact, this external SSD features IP67 water and dust-proofing as well as impact resistance. The fast USB 3.1 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™) interface with up to 540MB/s transfer speed makes it ideal for photo enthusiasts, everyday PC and smartphone storage.
  • Water/dustproof (IP67) and impact resistance

  • High speed USB 3.1 Gen 2 (USB Type-C) interface with up to 540MB/s (read) and 520MB/s (write)

  • Compact and tough aluminum body with wave surface finish

  • Up to 2TB storage capacity

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