The Other World Computing 0GB Mercury Elite Pro Quad Interface Storage Kit offers a convenient enclosure, which affords installation of your favorite 3.5" Serial ATA (SATA I/II) hard drive into a stylish enclosure that supports data transfer rates up to an amazing 150 Megabytes per second. The Mercury Elite Pro is equipped with a next-generation high-speed Oxford 944SE Chipset that's compatible with eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0/1.1 connectivity. The single eSATA port offers the fastest data transfer rates, up to 1.5Gb/s or 150MB/s. The dual 9-pin FireWire 800 ports facilitate 800Mbps or 100MB/s transfer rates, while the 6-pin FireWire 400 interface supports transfer rates up to 400Mbps or 50MB/s. The USB 2.0 port, which is also backwards compatible with USB 1.1, supports up to 480Mbps or 60MB/s transfer rates for USB 2.0, as well as 12Mbps or 1.5MB/s transfer rates for a USB 1.1 connection. Supporting four different interfaces ensures that you'll achieve the fastest data transfers possible on your PC or Mac. Plus, by offering a USB 2.0/1.1 port, eSATA port, dual FireWire 800 ports and a FireWire 400 port, all your interface needs are covered and as an added measure of convenience, all supported interface connector cables are included.
Besides offering quad connectivity and high-performance, the Mercury Elite Pro enclosure features a top-notch design, constructed from high-quality parts that ensure reliability for years. Plus, the enclosure is 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. Plus, a blue activity LED is recessed behind the front grille. Not only does it add to the modern-styling of the enclosure, it also lets you know when your drive is being accessed. It's this synergy of style, flexibility and functionality that make the Mercury Elite Pro a fine storage solution for any computer.
|Chipset||Oxford Semiconductor 944SE|
|Drive Types Supported||Up to 3.0TB SATA I or SATA II 3.5" (8.9 cm) Hard Drives|
|Recommended eSATA Cards||NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Card NewerTech MAXPower 6G eSATA RAID card w/ port multiplier These cards have been tested and qualified for the Mercury Elite Pro by OWC|
|Interfaces/Ports||eSATA port x 1 FireWire 800 (1394B) ports x 2 FireWire 400 (1394A) port x 1 USB 2.0/1.1 port x 1|
|Maximum Data Rate||eSATA: up to 1.5Gb/s (150MB/s) FireWire 800: up to 800Mbps (100MB/s) FireWire 400: up to 400Mbps (50MB/s) USB 2.0/1.1: up to 480Mbps (60MB/s)/12Mbps (1.5MB/s)|
|Windows System Requirements||Windows 98SE or later and an available FireWire 400 or USB 2.0/1.1 port Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400, or eSATA port|
|Mac System Requirements||Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1 or FireWire 400 port Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later including 'Lion' 10.7.x and an available USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400 port, or eSATA port Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later|
|Linux Requirements||Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces|
|Operating Environment||Temperature: varies depending on drive mechanism installed Relative Humidity: varies depending on drive mechanism installed Shock: varies depending on drive mechanism installed Vibration: varies depending on drive mechanism installed MTBF (hours): varies depending on drive mechanism installed|
|Power Supply||Auto-Switching AC 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz (3.0 Amp) US/International Power Supply|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||1.5 x 4.6 x 9.0" (3.8 x 11.7 x 22.9 cm)|
|Shipping Weight||Approximately 3.0 lb (1.36 kg)|