Transcend TS240GJDM500 240G JetDrive 500



Introducing our new JetDrive SSD upgrade kit for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display. Complete with tools, instructions, and a slick aluminum USB 3.0 enclosure to house your original SSD, Transcend's JetDrive SSD upgrade kit allows you to both increase your storage space and boost the performance of your Mac. Transcend's JetDrive SSDs are also backed by an industry-leading 5-year warranty.

Running out of storage space?

Stop fretting about storage space. Transcend's JetDrive SSD upgrade kit offers up to 960GB of storage capacity. Upgrading your Mac to a JetDrive SSD ensures you'll have plenty of space for all your favorite music, videos, and photos.

Supercharge your Mac

With file transfer performance* that far exceeds stock SSDs, JetDrive SSDs provide both speed and stability. Whether you're browsing the internet, gaming, or running multiple applications simultaneously, JetDrive SSDs deliver the performance you need.

One deal. Double benefits.

The JetDrive comes with an additional external enclosure. This sturdy aluminum case is ready to house your original SSD for use as a new external drive. Thanks to its speedy SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, waiting for transfers to complete becomes a thing of the past.

Sleek. Solid. Pocketable.

Its clean, simple lines and solid aluminum construction make the included enclosure a perfect companion to your Mac. With a thickness of 1.08 cm and a weight of 60g, transporting your data becomes a breeze.

Take control with JetDrive Toolbox

Exclusively developed by Transcend for JetDrive SSDs, JetDrive Toolbox monitoring software leverages S.M.A.R.T. technology to detect possible drive failures before they occur. Additionally, the Health Indicator function can monitor the wear-out level of your SSDs.

Everything you need

The package includes:

  • MacBook-compliant SSD
  • Enclosure Case with USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter
  • Screwdrivers (T5 & P5)
  • Screws for Enclosure Case x3
  • USB Cable
  • Rubber Feet
  • Travel Pouch
  • Quick Installation Guide & Warranty Card

Match it up

Find the right JetDrive model for your Mac.

Mac Model

Mac Identifier

JetDrive Model

MacBook Air


Early 2015

MacBook Air 7,1

JetDrive 820


Mid 2013 – Early 2014

MacBook Air 6,1

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820


Mid 2012

MacBook Air 5,1

JetDrive 520

Late 2010 - Mid 2011

MacBook Air 3,1 / 4,1 *480/960GB JDM500 does not support 3,1

JetDrive 500


Mid 2013 –2017

MacBook Air 6,2 / 7,2

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820


Mid 2012

MacBook Air 5,2

JetDrive 520

Late 2010 - Mid 2011

MacBook Air 3,2 / 4,2

JetDrive 500

MacBook Pro (Retina®)


Late 2013 - Early 2015

MacBook Pro 11,1 / 12,1

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820


Late 2012 - Early 2013

MacBook Pro 10,2

JetDrive 720


Late 2013 - Mid 2015

MacBook Pro 11,2 / 11,3 / 11,4 / 11,5

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820


Mid 2012 - Early 2013

MacBook Pro 10,1

JetDrive 725

Mac mini


Late 2014

Mac mini 7,1

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820



Mid 2010 - Late 2012

Mac mini 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 6,2

JetDrive 420

Mac Pro


Late 2013

Mac Pro 6,1

JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820


MacBook Pro


Late 2008 - Mid 2012

MacBook Pro 5,1 / 5,2 / 5,3 / 5,5 / 6,1 / 6,2 / 7,1 / 8,1 / 8,2 / 8,3 / 9,1 / 9,2

JetDrive 420



Late 2008 - Mid 2010

MacBook 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 7,1

JetDrive 420



Bus Interface




240 GB

Flash Type

MLC NAND flash

Operating Environment

Operating Temperature

0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)


Read Speed (Max.)

570 MB/s

Write Speed (Max.)

460 MB/s


Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.



Five-year Limited Warranty

Warranty Policy

Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.

Warranty does not apply when JetDrive Toolbox's wear-out indicator displays 0% within the warranty coverage.


Dimensions (Max.)

130 mm x 28.2 mm x 10.8 mm (5.11" x 1.11" x 0.42")

Weight (Max.)

60 g (2.12 oz)

Connection Interface

USB 3.0

Operating Temperature

0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)

Operating Voltage



Two-year Limited Warranty

Warranty Policy

Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

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