OWC / Other World Computing 5TB Mercury Elite Pro External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 5TB Mercury Elite Pro External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 5TB Mercury Elite Pro External Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 5TB Storage Capacity
  • SATA Drive Interface
  • 1 x eSATA Port
  • 1 x USB 3.0 / 2 x FireWire 800 Ports
  • Up to 300 MB/s Data Transfer Rate
  • 7200 rpm Rotational Speed
  • 64MB Cache Memory
  • Windows/Mac/Linux Compatible
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The 5TB Mercury Elite Pro External Hard Drive from Other World Computing combines both USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 connectivity making this a versatile drive that can be utilized with computers running Windows, Mac, and Linux. This drive features a SATA interface along with a 16MB Cache and a 7200 rpm rotational speed. Data can be transferred to and from the drive quickly and efficiently with support for data transfer rates up to 300 MB/s over USB 3.0, with additional connection options including USB 2.0, USB 1.1, FireWire 800, and FireWire 400.

The drive is placed in a rugged aluminum enclosure that helps to guard against minor drops and vibrations. Additionally, the aluminum enclosure also doubles as a heat sink to keep things cool.

High Performance, Easy-to-Connect
The Elite Pro combines a fast 7200 rpm hard drive with fast interfaces to achieve transfer speeds up to 300 MB/s. It features an eSATA port, two FireWire 800 ports (FireWire 400 compatible), and a USB 3.0 / 2.0 port. It's also plug-and-play and easy to connect to any Mac or PC.
Runs Cool & Quiet
The Elite Pro utilizes a vented front plate to cool the internal drive, coupled with a rugged 2mm thick aluminum enclosure that acts as a heat sink.
Portability
The Elite Pro features a compact and shock-resistant design
Built to Last
The rugged, shock resistant aluminum enclosure coupled with high-quality internal components ensures the Elite Pro is built to last.
UPC: 812437021509
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing 5TB Mercury Elite Pro External Hard Drive
  • Double Shielded eSATA connecting cable (eSATA - eSATA)
  • Double Shielded FireWire 800 Connecting Cable (9 - 9 Pin Cable)
  • Double Shielded USB 3.0 Standard-B to Standard-A Connecting Cable
  • Power Supply
  • Vertical Stand
  • Complementary Level 1 Data Recovery
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
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    • 1Description
    Capacity 5 TB
    Chipset Oxford 944 and Oxford 3100 eSATA/FireWire/USB chipset
    Drive Interface SATA (Serial ATA)
    Drive Cache Size 64 MB
    Drive Rotation Speed 7200 rpm
    Port Configuration 1 x USB 3.0 standard-B port
    2 x FireWire 800 9-pin ports
    1 x eSATA Port
    Max Data Transfer Rate USB 3.0 - Up to 300 MB/sec
    USB 2.0 - Up to 60 MB/sec
    USB 1.1 - Up to 1.5 MB/sec
    FireWire 800 - Up to 100 MB/sec
    FireWire 400 - Up to 50 MB/sec
    eSATA - Up to 300 MB/s
    Mac System Requirements Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 compatible, OS X 10.1.x and later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.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: Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via FireWire 400 expander card
    eSATA: Macintosh with eSATA interface, either built-in or via an eSATA expander card
    Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later
    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: Windows 2000 and late 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 an eSATA expander card
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces
    Format Included Drive Guide Software will format drive for either OS X or Windows
    Power Supply UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240 V input, 50/60 Hz input, 12 V / 3 A output Power Supply
    Operating Temperature 41 to 107°F / 5 to 42°C
    Non-Operating Temperature -40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
    Operating Humidity 8 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Non-Operating Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
    Shock Operating: 65 G, 2 ms
    Non-Operating: 175 G, 2 ms
    Vibration Operating: 1.0 G (5-300 Hz)
    Non-Operating: 5.0 G (5-500 Hz)
    MTBF 1,200,000 hours
    Load/Unload Cycles 300,000
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.5 x 4.6 x 9.0" / 38.1 x 139.7 x 228.6 mm
    Weight 2.7 lb / 1.2 kg approximately
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.0 x 8.8 x 2.8"

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