OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Mini Hard Drive Enclosure

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Mini Hard Drive Enclosure

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Mini Hard Drive Enclosure

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Product Highlights

  • Fits 1 x 2.5" HDD or SSD
  • Compatible with Drives up to 2.2TB
  • Up to 500 MB/s Data Transfer Rate
  • USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 & FireWire 800 Compatible
  • Windows / Mac / Linux Compatible
  • Bus Powered via USB 3.0
  • Heat Dissipating Enclosure
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  • 1Description

The Mercury Elite Pro Mini Hard Drive Enclosure from Other World Computing comes compatible with 2.5" hard drives and solid state drives with capacities up to 2.2TB. The enclosure features one USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1) and two FireWire 800 ports to easily connect to a variety of computer configurations. Connecting this enclosure via the integrated bus-powered USB 3.0 port eliminates the need for an additional stand-alone power supply.

This hard drive enclosure supports data transfer speeds up to 500 MB/s when using the USB 3.0 connection. You can also transfer data via USB 2.0 at speeds up to 60 MB/s, USB 1.1 at speeds up to 1.5 MB/s, and FireWire 800 at speeds up to 100 MB/s. In addition to versatile connectivity options, this enclosure comes compatible with Mac OS X 10.1 or later, Windows 98SE or later, and Linux operating systems.

USB 3.0 / USB 2.0 compatible
FireWire 800 compatible (FireWire 400 backwards compatible)
USB 3.0 Micro-B port is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 cables
All interface cables are included
Bus-powered via USB 3.0
Data transfer speeds up to 500MB/s via USB 3.0
Data transfer speeds up to 100MB/s via FireWire 800
Drive speeds of up to 7200 rpm or solid-state drive
Great for digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine
Brushed aluminum, impact resistant, heat dissipating enclosure
Quiet, fanless operation
ASMedia 1053E and Oxford 944SE high-performance chipset
UPC: 794504333251
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Mini Hard Drive Enclosure
  • High-Quality FireWire 800 Connecting Cable
  • High-Quality USB 3.0 Connecting Cable
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Chipset ASMedia 1053E and Oxford 944SE High-Performance Chipset
    Drive Mechanisms Supported Any 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD up to 2.2TB in capacity and up to 12.5mm in size
    Drive Cache Size Dependent on drive mechanism installed
    Drive Rotation Speed Dependent on drive mechanism installed
    Drive Interface SATA (Serial ATA)
    Port Configuration 2 x FireWire 800 ports
    1 x USB 3.0 micro-B port
    Max Data Transfer Rate FireWire 800 - 100 MB/s
    USB 3.0 - 500 MB/s
    USB 2.0 - 60 MB/s
    USB 1.1 - 1.5 MB/s
    Port/Interface Bootability FireWire 800: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements
    USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements

    Minimum Bootability Requirements
    Mac: All Intel Macs. Unofficial support exists for various PowerPC models running OS 8.6 or later, but OWC cannot guarantee any particular boot support. Please note, PowerPC Macs will definitely not be able to boot external enclosures that have over 2.2TB support enabled. This is a hardware limitation of the computer
    PC: Will boot as long as your BIOS supports booting from the USB 3.0 interface. BIOS support will vary by motherboard and host board adapters
    Format Included Drive Guide Software will format drive for either OS X, or Windows
    Mac System Requirements Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1
    Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x and an available USB2.0/1.1, or FireWire 800/400 port
    Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later
    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, or FireWire 800/400 port
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported USB interface
    Power Supply Bus Power via FireWire 800 supported on all models equipped with an available FireWire 800 port either factory stock or via add on FireWire 800 PCI Card
    Bus Power via FireWire 400 on all models made in 2001 or later via Factory ports or any model with add on FireWire 400 PCI Card
    Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 2.0 port factory stock
    Optional AC Adapter
    AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature: 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Non-Operating Temperature: -40 to 158°F / -40 to 85°C
    Operating Humidity: 5 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Non-Operating Humidity: 5 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Shock Up to 1500 G (non-operating)
    Vibration Operating: 1.0 G (5-300 Hz)
    Non-Operating: 5.0 G (5-500 Hz)
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.8 x 5.5 x 1.1" / 96.52 x 139.70 x 27.94 mm
    Weight 0.73 lb / 0.33 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 5.3 x 2.4"

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