OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 and eSATA Interfaces
  • 5400 rpm Rotation Speed
  • Bus Powered
  • USB and eSATA Cables Included
  • Includes Backup and Utility Software
  • 1-Year Level 1 Data Recovery
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Capacity: 500GB

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Drive Speed: 5400 rpm

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The OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive offers 500GB of storage capacity so you can back up important information from your computer or provide additional digital space to store your photos, songs, and videos. With eSATA and USB 3.0 connections, the Mercury Elite Pro mini delivers greater compatibility with a variety of systems when compared to an external drive offering a single interface.

On the inside, OWC has outfitted it with a hard drive that spins at rate of up 5400 rpm and comes armed with 8MB of buffer memory. To power the drive, a bus-powered USB port is required. Aside from power, the shock-resistant housing is made from aluminum that protects and cools the drive. Additionally, included along with the Mercury Elite Pro mini are eSATA, USB 3.0, and DC to USB cables as well as utility software for backups and maintenance.

USB 3.0 port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Bus-powered via USB 3.0 (DC to USB connector included)
Data transfer speeds up to 600 MB/s via eSATA; 500 MB/s via USB 3.0
Asmedia 1051E and 1456 chipset
5400 RPM drive speed
Suitable for digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine
Complimentary Level 1 Data Recovery for the first year
UPC: 812437021479
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing 500GB Mercury Elite Pro Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
  • eSATA Connecting Cable
  • USB 3.0 Connecting Cable
  • DC to USB Connector
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • 1-Year Level 1 Data Recovery
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    • 1Description
    Chipset Asmedia 1051E and 1456
    Capacity 500 GB
    Drive Interface SATA (Serial ATA)
    Cache 8 MB
    Drive Speed 5400 RPM
    Port Configuration 1 x eSATA
    1 x USB 3.0 micro-B
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Max Data Transfer Rate 600 MB/s via eSATA
    500 MB/s via USB 3.0
    60 MB/s via USB 2.0
    1.5 MB/s via USB 1.1
    Format Included drive guide software will format drive for either OS X or Windows
    Macintosh 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 SB2.0/1.1, or eSATA port
    Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later
    Windows System Requirements Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port
    Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, or eSATA port
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported USB interface
    Software Included Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities OEM (for Mac OS 8.6 - X only)
    ProSoft Engineering Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 2000 or later
    Over 1.5 GB of Freeware, Shareware, Public domain software installed
    Power Supply Bus power via USB on most computers with factory installed USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port; optional AC adapter available separately
    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 Non-operating: Up to 1500 G
    Vibration Operating: 1 G (5 to 300 Hz)
    Non-operating: 5 G (5 to 500 Hz)
    Dimensions 3.8 x 5.5 x 1.1" (9.6 x 13.9 x 2.7 cm)

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