OWC / Other World Computing OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive

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OWC / Other World Computing OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive

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  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • ASMedia & Oxford Chipset
  • SATA Drive Interface
  • 32 MB Cache
  • 7200 rpm Drive Speed
  • 2 x FireWire 800 / 1 x USB 3.0 Port
  • Max Data Transfer Rate: 500 MB/s
  • Preformatted FAT32 for Windows & Mac
  • Windows / Mac / Linux Compatible
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The OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive from Other World Computing features a 500GB storage capacity capable of holding a variety of files from HD quality multimedia content to photos, music, documents, and more. This drive includes the ASMedia 1053E and Oxford 944SE high-performance chipset providing the backbone for enhanced data transfer rates supported by the two FireWire 800 ports and the single USB 3.0 port. In addition to enhanced data transfer rates of up to 500 MB/s via the integrated USB 3.0 port, you also benefit from a 7200 rpm drive speed and a 32MB cache memory buffer.

The USB 3.0 Micro-B port is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 cables
(USB 3.0 standard A to Micro-B connecting cable is included)
Includes all interface cables
Bus-powered via USB 3.0
Data transfer speeds up to 500 MB/s via USB 3.0
Data transfer speeds up to 100 MB/s via FireWire 800
Up to 7200 rpm drive speed
Perfect for digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine
Brushed aluminum, impact resistant, heat dissipating enclosure
Super-quiet, fanless operation
ASMedia 1053E and Oxford 944SE high-performance chipset
UPC: 794504339451
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing OWCMEF3MH7500 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini External Hard Drive
  • FireWire 800 Connecting Cable
  • USB 3.0 Connecting Cable
  • Pre-Installed Backup and Utility Software
  • Mercury Elite Pro mini User Guide
  • Complimentary Level 1 Data Recovery
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity 500 GB
    Chipset ASMedia 1053E and Oxford 944SE High-Performance Chipset
    Drive Interface SATA (Serial ATA)
    Drive Format FAT32
    Drive Cache Size 32 MB (32,768 k)
    Drive Rotation Speed 7200 rpm
    Port Configuration 2 x FireWire 800
    1 x USB 3.0
    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
    Interface Bootability FireWire 800
    Mac
    Intel Macs and PowerPC Macs running OS 8.6 or later. Note that pre-2008 Intel Macs and non-Intel Macs will not be able to boot external enclosures that have over 2.2 TB support enabled. This is a hardware limitation of the computer
    PC
    Will boot as long as your BIOS supports booting from the FireWire 800 interface. BIOS support will vary by motherboard and host board adapters

    USB 3.0
    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 2.2 TB 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
    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
    Temperature Operating: 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Non-Operating: -40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C
    Relative Humidity Operating: 5 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Non-Operating: 5 to 95% RH (non-condensing)
    Shock Up to 1,500 G (non-operating)
    Vibration Operating: 1.0 G (5 - 30 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 Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 5.2 x 3.4"

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