OWC Mercury 8x 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer for iMac Intel and iMac G5 Models

OWC Mercury 8x 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer for iMac Intel and iMac G5 Models
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OWC Mercury Overview

The Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer from OWC/Other World Computing features read and write support for a variety of optical media including DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-ROM/XA, CD-Audio, Video-CD, Photo CD, CD-I(FMV), CD-Extra, and CD-TEXT. This broad range of format allows you to select the media best suited for your needs.

The drive supports burning of up to 8.5GB of data using dual layer DVDs or 4.7GB using single layer DVDs. The drive offers 24x CD reading speed. With 2MB of buffer memory, the writer can store short-term cache data. The 12.7mm form factor allows you to use this drive with iMac Intel and iMac G5 models.


  • iMac4,1
  • iMac4,2
  • iMac5,1
  • iMac5,2
  • iMac6,1
  • iMac7,1
  • iMac8,1
  • iMac8,2
  • iMac12,1

OWC Mercury Specs

Enclosure TypeInternal
InterfaceEIDE/ATAPI (132.8 Mb/s)
Loading MechanismSlot
Buffer Memory2 MB
DVD Read SpeedDVD-R (SL, DL): 8x
DVD+RW: 8x
DVD-RW: 8x
DVD-ROM (SL, DL): 8x
DVD+R (SL, DL): 8x
CD Read SpeedCD-ROM: 24x
CD-RW: 24x
CD-R: 24x
Mounting OrientationHorizontal, Vertical
Operating Temperature41 to 122°F / 5 to 50°C
Operating Humidity15 to 90%
Storage Temperature-22 to 140°F / -30 to 60°C
Storage Humidity5 to 95%
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.1 x 5 x 0.5" / 12.9 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm
Weight0.5 lb / 0.22 kg
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