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X872 M.2 NVMe SSD Shield for Raspberry Pi 4 Model B.
It is for use with Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Only and it supports all Raspberry Pi operating systems.


  • Ideal storage solution for Raspberry Pi 4 - M.2 NVMe SSD Shield
  • Supports up to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD solid-state drives
  • Supports multiple M.2 NVMe SSD lengths including: 2280, 2260, 2242, 2230 (see notes1)
  • Allows booting OS from your HDD/SSD for faster app opens, web serving and file copying (see notes2)
  • USB3.1 Gen1 5Gb/s connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality on your Raspberry Pi 4
  • Ultra-fast Data Transfers from a PC or a Mac (USB3.1 Gen2 10Gb/s, Gen1 5Gb/s, USB2.0 480Mb/s)
  • Integrated USB 3.1 Gen2 to PCIe Gen3x2 10Gb/s bridge controller
  • Integrated high efficiency step-Down Converter, 3.3V max3.5A to power the SSD
  • External self-powered or USB bus-powered
  • Onboard DC jack & XH2.54 connector for extra SSD power supply
  • LED red indicator indicates powered status and blue indicator indicates drive status
  • Specially-made USB3.1 jumper to connect with Raspberry Pi - no cabling required!
  • Fully compatible with X735 for intelligent power management and cooling your Raspberry Pi
  • Fully compatible with X710 for wide input voltage (6~36V) and intelligent power management
  • Fully compatible with X765 for powering over Ethernet (POE, 5V 5A)
  • Fully compatible with X725 for uninterruptible power supply (18650 UPS, 5.1V 8A, WOL)


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  • Power supply: 5Vdc +/-5% , Powered by Raspberry Pi USB port 5Vdc via DC power jack or XH2.5 connector, Extra power for the SSD
  • Ports & Connectors: USB A socket - x1
  • DC power jack 5.5*2.5mm x1
  • XH2.54 power connector x1
  • 67Pin M.2 connector P=0.5mm, H3.2mm, Key M x1
  • PCB Size 87mm x 56mm


  • 1) Additional spacer required for SSD lengths 2260, 2242 and 2230 (not supplied with X872)
  • 2) A microSD card is required for forcing the Raspbian OS to use the HDD/SSD for its "root" partition
  • NVMe SATA SSD is not included
  • Compatible with NVMe M.2 SSDs
  • Not compatible with SAMSUNG SSD
  • Not compatible with M.2 SATA SSDs, M.2 PCIe AHCI SSDs, or other M.2 non-NVMe devices
  • As with all SSDs, new media must be formatted before use
  • SSDs use exceptionally high performance storage media that will run hot when under load
  • Older SSD drives with less efficient flash media may not perform as well as newer drives

Package Includes

  • 1 x X872 M.2 NVME SSD shield
  • 1 x USB3.1 jumper
  • 1 x USB 3.0 A-Male to A-Male Data cable
  • 4 x Spacer M/F M2.5 x 12mm
  • 4 x Spacer F/F M2.5 x 8mm
  • 4 x Screw M2.5 x 6mm
  • 1 x SSD screw kit

How to assemble


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