External SSD Fast and Tough
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 1,000 MB/s read and write speed using NVMe technology through the SuperSpeed USB 10‑Gbps (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.
Rapidly store, edit and backup professional content in the studio or on the go
With NVMe SSD technology and a SuperSpeed USB 10‑Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface, SL-M series achieves up to 1,000 MB/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 500 GB and 1,000 GB) or multiple overwriting (graph 2: comparison with 1 time and 10 times average) thanks to our latest SSD controller.
Durability you can rely on, wherever you work, whatever the conditions
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.
With total protection against dust, sand and dirt, you can be sure your precious content is protected in all conditions and environments.
An innovative one-piece aluminum body with omni-directional shockproof construction enables these ultra tough drives to withstand drops of up to 3 metres.
Our SL-M series TOUGH specification drives have been designed for real world use with an aluminum body that can withstand pressure of up to 6,000 kgf.
The ultra-strong aluminum body enables these drives to withstand bending of up to 2,000 kgf giving you the toughness you need while travelling or on photo shoots.
Rugged, compact and light for easy handling and use
The innovative one-piece aluminum body with omni-directional shockproof construction is tough and durable, providing peace of mind and total protection wherever life takes you.
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.
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.
With two rubber bands and a sticker sheet included, you have everything you need to organize your content.
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.
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 organize high-resolution photo image files, 4K videos, digital content projects and more.
Specifications and Features
Help us improve this page