The Mercury Elite-AL Pro is a 7200rpm, Dual-Interface External Hard Drive from Other World Computing. Designed with the Mac Pro in mind, this sleek drive features the fastest SATA drive mechanisms available. With its USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 interfaces, this drives ensures connectivity with most any system.
The high-speed Oxford 934 bridge chipset combined with the fastest SATA drive mechanisms available allow Mercury Elite-AL Pro solutions to deliver the fastest single drive transfer rates possible, with any drive up to 2TB.
A top-notch design and the best components available ensure the Mercury Elite-AL Pro is built to last, with an included 3-year warranty to back it up!
In addition to the compact and shock-resistant design, the Mercury Elite-AL Pro offers two FireWire 400 ports and one USB 2.0 port for easy plug-and-play on virtually any system with a FireWire port and even includes the cables.
Designed to complement any user's system, the Mercury Elite-AL Pro was created with the Mac Pro system in mind as a starting point, but as the pictures show, it's a fine storage solution for any computer. Also, a blue activity LED complements the design recessed behind the front grille showing when your drive is being accessed.
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual-Interface External Hard Drive (1TB)
36" Double Shielded FireWire 400 Cable
36" Double Shielded USB 2.0 Cable
External Power Adapter
Backup Software CD
3-Year Limited Warranty
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Oxford Semiconductor 934
SATA (Serial ATA)
Two FireWire 400 (6-pin) ports One USB 2.0 (5-pin) port
Maximum Transfer Rate
FireWire 400: 400Mb/s USB 2.0: 480Mb/s USB 1.1: 12Mb/s
Pre-formatted for Mac OS X
Mac: Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1 or FireWire 400 port USB 2.0 is supported on Mac OS MAC x 10.2.8 and up Mac computers with FireWire 800 ports can connect to this drive but you will need the proper FireWire 400-to-800 cable. Data will transfer at the FireWire 400 rate. Please ensure that your Mac OS version supports this beforehand
Windows: Windows 98SE or later and an available FireWire 400 or USB 2.0/1.1 port
100-240VAC, 50 / 60Hz
Operating: 41 to 131°F (5 to 55°C) Non-Operating: -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
Operating: 8 to 90° RH (Non-condensing) Non-Operating: 5 to 95° RH (Non-condensing)