OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini 2TB 2-Bay USB 3.1 Type-C RAID Array (2 x 1TB SSDs)

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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini 2TB 2-Bay USB 3.1 Type-C RAID Array (2 x 1TB SSDs)
Key Features
  • 2 x 1TB 2.5" SSDs
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2, up to 10 Gb/s Speed
  • RAID 0, 1, SPAN, and Independent Modes
  • Preconfigured in RAID 0
The Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini 2-Bay USB 3.1 RAID Array from OWC / Other World Computing comes with two 1TB SSDs to provide a total capacity of 2TB for Windows and Mac systems. The SSDs are preconfigured in a hardware RAID 0 array that delivers increased performance. You also can reconfigure the drives in a RAID 1, SPAN, or independent mode. To keep up with the fast performance of the SSDs, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini comes equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 2 technology, which transmits data to a system at speeds of up to 10 Gb/s. This technology has been outfitted a USB Type-C connector design so you can connect the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini to a USB Type-C computer on the first try with the included USB Type-C cable. Furthermore, you can use the likewise included USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable to connect the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini to a typical USB-enabled system.
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OWC Dual mini External SSD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2RAID
  • 3Design
  • 4Compatibility

The Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini 2-Bay USB 3.1 RAID Array from OWC / Other World Computing comes with two 1TB SSDs to provide a total capacity of 2TB for Windows and Mac systems. The SSDs are preconfigured in a hardware RAID 0 array that delivers increased performance. You also can reconfigure the drives in a RAID 1, SPAN, or independent mode. To keep up with the fast performance of the SSDs, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini comes equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 2 technology, which transmits data to a system at speeds of up to 10 Gb/s. This technology has been outfitted a USB Type-C connector design so you can connect the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini to a USB Type-C computer on the first try with the included USB Type-C cable. Furthermore, you can use the likewise included USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable to connect the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini to a typical USB-enabled system.

RAID

The Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini sports a switch that lets you select from different RAID modes, letting you quickly choose the configuration that suits your needs. In RAID 0, experience fast data transfer speeds of up to 738 MB/s. Or select RAID 1 for data redundancy with mirrored disks.

Design

A rugged aluminum chassis designed for near silent fanless cooling keeps your drives protected, cool, and quiet. It features a compact design that fits easily in your laptop or gear bag. With bus-powered support, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is a suitable solution for your portable creative workflow.

Compatibility

The Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is compatible with Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.7 and later, and Chrome when using a USB 3.1 Gen 1 connection. It is compatible with Windows 8.1 and later, mac OS 10.12 and later, and Chrome when using a Thunderbolt 3 connection.

OWC Dual mini External SSD Specs

General
Number of Bays2 x 2.5"
Connections1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s))
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate989 MB/s (RAID 0)
RAID ModesRAID 0, 1, SPAN
UASP SupportYes
Operating System SupportChromeOS, Windows, macOS/OS X
OS CompatibilityWindows 7 or Later
macOS 10.7 or Later
Chrome OS
Drives
Total Raw Capacity2 TB (2 x 1 TB)
Initial RAID ConfigurationRAID 0
Pre-FormatNone
Electrical
Power SourceAC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power VDC at 3 A
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 107°F / 0 to 41°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C
Physical
CoolingNone
Status MonitoringNone
Dimensions (W x H x D)6.1 x 1.1 x 5.67" / 155 x 28 x 144 mm
Weight1.32 lb / 0.6 kg
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