OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

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OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

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  • 1 x SATA III 3.5" Drive Bay
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Port
  • 1 x eSATA Port
  • 2 x FireWire 800 Ports
  • USB 2.0/1.1 and FireWire 400 Compatible
  • Data Transfer Rates: up to 300 MB/s
  • Includes 100~240V Power Supply
  • Includes USB 3.0 & eSATA Cables
  • Includes FireWire 800 Cable
  • Windows, Mac, and Linux Compatible
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  • 1Description

Compact and shock resistant, the Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure from OWC / Other World Computing is designed to complement the storage of Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. It supports drive capacities up to 6TB using its one SATA III 6 Gb/s 3.5" bay that also supports SATA II 3 Gb/s and SATA 1.5 Gb/s drives. This enclosure is equipped with one USB 3.0 port, one eSATA port, and two FireWire 800 ports, while also being backwards compatible with USB 2.0, USB 1.1, and FireWire 400. When connected using USB 3.0 or eSATA, it can achieve data transfer speeds up to 300 MB/s. FireWire 800 provides speeds up to 100 MB/s, USB 2.0 provides speeds up to 60 MB/s, FireWire 400 provides speeds up to 50 MB/s, and USB 1.1 provides speeds up to 1.5 MB/s.

The Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure operates using an included 100~240V power supply that runs at 50/60 Hz. While the enclosure is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux, please bear in mind that Linux compatibility is only supported using the USB and FireWire interfaces. However, Windows and Mac users are able to use the USB 3.0, FireWire 800, and eSATA ports. Also included is a 36" USB 3.0 cable, a 36" eSATA cable, a 36" FireWire 800 cable, and a vertical stand. Protection is provided by a limited 1-year warranty with a 48-hour turnaround time.

General Features

Performance
Next-gen chipsets combined with the fast SATA drive mechanisms allow the Mercury Elite Pro to deliver the single drive transfer rates up to 300 MB/s
Reliability
Its design and components help ensure the Mercury Elite Pro is built to last
Portability
The compact and shock-resistant design offers one USB 3.0 port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1), two FireWire 800 (1394b) ports, and one eSATA port for easy Plug and Play on virtually any Windows, Mac, and Linux system
UPC: 736211773456
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure
  • 36.0" / 91.4cm USB 3.0 Cable
  • 36.0" / 91.4cm eSATA Cable
  • 36.0" / 91.4cm FireWire 800 Cable
  • 100-240V Power Supply
  • Vertical Stand
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Specifications
    Chipset JMicron JMB355 (eSATA/FireWire)
    JMicron JMS562 (USB)
    Drives Supported SATA III, SATA II, and SATA I 3.5" hard drives up to 6 TB in capacity
    Port Configuration USB 3.0 - 1 x Standard-B port
    FireWire 800 - 2 x 9-pin ports
    eSATA - 1 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/sec
    Port/Interface Bootability USB 3.0 & eSATA: supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum system requirements
    FireWire 800 & FireWire 400: Supported on Macs meeting minimum system requirements
    Macintosh 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 FireWire 800 and USB 2.0)
    USB 3.0: Macintosh with a USB 3.0 interface, either built-in or via a USB 3.0 expander card
    USB 2.0: Macintosh with a USB 2.0 interface, either built-in or via a USB 2.0 expander card
    FireWire 800: Macintosh with a FireWire 800 interface, either built-in or via a FireWire 800 expander card
    FireWire 400: Macintosh with a FireWire 400 interface, either built-in or via a FireWire 400 expander card
    eSATA: Macintosh with an eSATA interface, either built-in or via an eSATA expander card
    Time Machine Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 and later
    Windows System Requirements USB 3.0: Windows XP and later with a USB 3.0 interface, either built-in or via a USB 3.0 expander card
    USB 2.0: Windows 2000 and later with a USB 2.0 interface, either built-in or via a USB 2.0 expander card
    FireWire 800: Windows 2000 and later with a FireWire 800 interface, either built-in or via a FireWire 800 expander card
    FireWire 400: Windows 2000 and later with a FireWire 400 interface, either built-in or via a FireWire 800 expander card
    eSATA: Windows 2000 and later with an eSATA interface, either built-in or via an eSATA expander card
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces
    Power Supply UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240 V input, 50/60 Hz input, 12 V / 3 A output Power Supply (adapter plugs for international use sold separately)
    Compatibility Not compatible with the NewerTech MAXPower RAID mini-SAS 6G-2e eSATA card
    Operating Environment
    Temperature Varies depending on drive mechanism installed
    Relative Humidity Varies depending on drive mechanism installed
    Shock Varies depending on drive mechanism installed
    Vibration Varies depending on drive mechanism installed
    MTBF Varies depending on drive mechanism installed
    Dimensions & Weight
    Dimensions 1.5 x 9.0 x 4.6" / 3.8 x 22.9 x 11.7 cm
    Weight 3.0 lb / 1.4 kg (approximate)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.9 x 8.7 x 2.8"

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