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OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro 1-Bay Storage Kit

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Product Highlights
  • Supports 3.5" SATA 1/2/3 HDD Up to 4TB
  • Triple Interface & All Cables Included
  • High-Speed Oxford 944 & 3100 Chipset
  • USB 3.0 Transfer Rates Up to 300 MB/s
  • eSATA Transfers Rates Up to 300 MB/s
  • FireWire 800 Transfers Up to 100 MB/s
  • Compact & Shock-Resistant Design
  • Easy Plug & Play on Virtually Any System
  • Windows & Mac Compatible

The OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro 1-Bay Storage Kit features a stylish and flexible aluminum enclosure that supports installation of your favorite 3.5" Serial ATA (SATA I/II/III) hard drive up to 4TB. The Mercury Elite Pro is equipped with next-generation high-speed Oxford 944 and Oxford 3100 Chipsets, which are compatible with eSATA, FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 connectivity. The single USB 3.0 port offers data transfer rates up to 300 MB/s. The single eSATA port also supports transfer rates up to 300 MB/s. The dual FireWire 800 ports facilitate 100 MB/s transfer rates. Plus, the USB 3.0 port is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 interfaces.

Supporting three different interfaces ensures that you'll achieve the fastest data transfers possible on your PC or Mac. And, by offering a USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 port, an eSATA port and dual FireWire 800 ports, all your interface needs are covered. For added convenience, all supported interface connector cables are included. Besides offering triple connectivity and high-performance, the Mercury Elite Pro enclosure features a top-notch design, constructed from high-quality parts. The enclosure is also compact and shock-resistant, which affords maximum portability with limited risk of damage or loss of data. Although designed to match the aesthetic sensibilities of Apple's Mac Pro systems, the Mercury Elite Pro's unique style, flexibility and easy plug-and-play setup make it a perfect fit for virtually any system.

High-Performance
The next-gen high-speed Oxford 944 and Oxford 3100 USB/FireWire/eSATA chipset gives the Mercury Elite Pro Enclosure Kit the fastest single drive transfer rates possible, up to 300 MB/s. Install your favorite SATA drive mechanism up to 4.0TB and go
High Reliability
A top-notch design and the best components ensure the Mercury Elite Pro Series is built to last
High Portability
The compact and shock-resistant design ensures safe portability. In addition, the Mercury Elite Pro offers one USB 3.0 port (backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1), two FireWire 800 (1394B) ports and one eSATA port for easy plug-and-play on virtually any system. Even the cables are included
Style
Designed to complement any user's system, the Mercury Elite Pro was created with the Mac Pro system in mind as a starting point. However, it's a fine storage solution for any computer
Material Brushed aluminum
Chipset Oxford 944 and Oxford 3100 eSATA/FireWire/USB chipset
Drive Types Supported Up to a 4TB 3.5" SATA ( I/II/III) hard drive
Bays 1
Port Configuration 1 x USB 3.0 (B Standard-B port)
2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin ports)
1 x eSATA port
Maximum Data Rate USB 3.0: up to 300 MB/s
USB 2.0: up to 60 MB/s
USB 1.1: up to 1.5 MB/s
FireWire 800: up to 100 MB/s
FireWire 400 (800 to 400 adapter required): up to 50 MB/s
eSATA: up to 300 MB/s
Windows System Requirements USB 3.0: Windows XP and later with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via USB 3.0 expander card

USB 2.0: Windows 2000 and later with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via USB 2.0 expander card

FireWire 800: Windows 2000 and later with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via FireWire 800 expander card

FireWire 400 (800 to 400 adapter required): Windows 2000 and later with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via FireWire 400 expander card

eSATA: Windows 2000 and later with eSATA interface, either built in or via eSATA expander card
Mac System Requirements Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 compatible, OS X 10.1.x and later. Including 'Lion' 10.7.x (10.2 or later required for FW800 and USB 2.0)

USB 3.0: Macintosh with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via USB 3.0 expander card

USB 2.0: Macintosh with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via USB 2.0 expander card

FireWire 800: Macintosh with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via FireWire 800 expander card

FireWire 400 (800 to 400 adapter required): Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via FireWire 400 expander card

eSATA: Macintosh with eSATA interface, either built in or via eSATA expander card

Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later
Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces
Recommended eSATA Cards eSATA Extender Cables for Mac Pro:
Newer Technology eSATA Extender Cable Adapter

PCIe (PCI Express) for Desktops:
NewerTech MAXPower 6G eSATA RAID card with port multiplier
Firmtek Seritek/2SE2-E PCI Express eSATA card
DAT Optic PCIe 8x 4 Channel eSATA Card
HighPoint RocketRAID 2314 PCI-Express eSATA card

Note: these cards have all been tested and qualified by OWC for the OWC Mercury Elite Pro
Operating Environment Varies depending on drive mechanism installed (temperature, relative humidity, shock, vibration, MTBF/hours)
Power Supply AC 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz (3A)
US/international power supply (auto-switching)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.5 x 4.6 x 9.0" (3.8 x 11.7 x 22.9 cm)
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro 1-Bay Storage Kit
  • 36" (91.4 cm) High-Quality Double Shielded eSATA Connecting Cable (eSATA - eSATA)
  • 36" (91.4 cm) High-Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 Connecting Cable (9-9 Pin Cable)
  • 36" (91.4 cm) High-Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 Standard-B to Standard-A Connecting Cable
  • External Auto-Switching 3A 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz Power Adapter
  • Vertical Stand
  • 1-Year Solution Warranty
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