Required USB Drives

The minimum required size for the USB drive is 32 GB and here you can find the list of required USB drives.

I M P O R T A N T :
  • Absolutely no other USB drives will be supported.
  • If you purchase an SSD drive (list A), you also need to purchase the USB adapter. Two items/parts need to be purchased. Both shown on the list and also yellow box below.
  • If you purchase the USB drive (list B) from the list below, only one item/part needs to be purchased.


Purchase this recommended top rated combo which is also is the least expensive option!

Kingston A400 SSD Drive $19.99 here Amazon + Sabrent USB adapter $8.99 here Amazon


A. List of approved SSD drives and adapters


Drive Model Part Number Size (GB) Price Range Purchase Online USA Purchase Online Canada
Kingston
Solid State Drive
A400
  • Requires USB adapter enclosure or usb adapter which is sold separately

Top rated

SA400S37/120G 120 $19.99 Amazon Amazon
Kingston
Solid State Drive
Q500
  • Requires USB adapter enclosure or usb adapter which is sold separately

Top rated

SQ500S37/120G 120 $28.01 Amazon Amazon
Kingston
Solid State Drive
A400
  • Requires USB adapter enclosure or usb adapter which is sold separately

SA400S37/240G 240$29.99 Amazon Amazon
Sabrent SSD USB adapter EC-SSHD
*Only required for SSD drives options

Top rated

EC-SSHD $8.99 Amazon Amazon
Sabrent SSD USB adapter enclosure EC-UASP
  • Includes USB 3.0 Cable

*Only required for SSD drives options

EC-UASP $8.99 Amazon Amazon
Startech SSD USB adapter
  • USB3S2SAT3CB
  • USB312SAT3CB
  • USB31CSAT3CB (usb C)

*Only required for SSD drives options

  • USB3S2SAT3CB
  • USB312SAT3CB
  • USB31CSAT3CB (usb C)

$8.89 – $18.38

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B. List of approved USB drives


Drive Model Part Number Size (GB) Price Range Purchase Online USA Purchase Online Canada
Super Talent
Express RC4
Top rated
ST3U32GR4 32 $54.80 Amazon Amazon
VisionTek

Pocket SSD 901238 120 $69.99 Amazon Amazon
Kingston

DataTraveler Workspace DTWS/32GBBK 32 Amazon Amazon
Kanguru

Mobile Workspace KWTG100 64 $123.08 Amazon Amazon

For your convenience some of these products are available via the Staples Advantage process, where you are offered corporate discounts, next day delivery and no shipping charges. Please ensure you go through the proper registration process to get the benefits. 
* Once registered you will receive a welcome email with your account details within one business day, please make sure to allow for this and shipping times when choosing this option.

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