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Recording to an external SSD is a great idea, but then you will need something to hold the drive, rather than just letting it dangle from a cable. Several different companies make clamping devices to fit different cameras and SSD drives. One of the biggest ranges, and least expensive, is from SmallRig, which tends to make drive-specific clamps to fit to its range of standard camera cages, although there is a specific mount to fit a Samsung SSD T5 to a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K or 6K and a Z Cam. Currently, the range includes a mount for the Lacie Rugged SSD, Lacie Portable SSD and Samsung SSD T5, as well as universal clamps to hold SSDs or powerbanks.

SECURE STORAGE The Samsung SSD T7 Touch (top) is the first SSD to include a built-in fingerprint sensor, adding an extra layer of security for your files. It also features password protection and AES 265-bit hardware encryption

housed in solid aluminium, it weighs just 58g/0.13lb. Available in black or silver, the T7 Touch comes in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB sizes, for £75/$110, £230/$190 and £400/$370, respectively. The drive is packaged with a USB Type-C-to-C cable and a USB Type-C-to-A cable, and is compatible with Windows, Mac and Android operating systems.

and £145/$160 for the 1TB versions, and also comes with a three-year warranty. Keeping data safe is key for Samsung, with the SSD T7 Touch – which has a built-in fingerprint sensor to stop anyone else accessing your precious data. The compact unit has USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard with a read speed of 1050MB/s, a write speed of 1000MB/s, and is approximately twice as fast as its predecessor, the T5. As well as the first built-in fingerprint scanner on an SSD, there is password protection and AES 256-bit hardware encryption. Despite the considerable speed boost and hardware additions

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