OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual 24TB 2-Bay USB 3.1/eSATA RAID Array (2 x 12TB)

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual 24TB 2-Bay USB 3.1/eSATA RAID Array (2 x 12TB)
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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual 24TB 2-Bay USB 3.1/eSATA RAID Array (2 x 12TB)

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Add 24TB of USB 3.1 and eSATA 6G storage to your compatible Windows or Mac system with the Mercury Elite Pro Dual 20TB 2-Bay USB 3.1/eSATA RAID Array (2 x 12TB) from OWC / Other World Computing. These drives are pre-configured in RAID 0 via hardware, and the array itself is designed for creative workflows, HD video, project archives, and system backups in environments ranging from production studios to home offices. When configured as RAID 0, this array provides data transfer speeds up to 407 MB/s.

Within the array are two SATA III 3.5" drive bays that each house a single 12TB 7200 rpm SATA III 3.5" hard drive, each of which has a 256MB cache, for a total system cache of 512MB. Since the array ships with two drives, they can be hardware configured as RAID 0, 1, SPAN, or Independent modes, each of which offers performance, data redundancy, or a combination of both. The array comes with USB 3.1 Gen 1 and eSATA ports.

A brushed aluminum enclosure with a cooling fan ensures cool and quiet operation. The drive-activity LEDs give you an instant snapshot of the status of your RAID, and power management conserves energy and reduces wear by automatically spinning down the drives when inactive.

Hardware RAID 0, 1, span, and independent modes
USB 3.1 Gen 1 and eSATA connectivity
Accelerate your workflows with transfer speeds up to 407 MB/s

Included Software

Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities OEM for Mac OS X 10.4
ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 7
UPC: 812437029017

OWC Dual Specs

Software RequirementsUSB 3.1 Gen 1 & eSATA
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows XP or later
Drivers not required
Hardware RequirementsMinimum
Mac or PC with a USB 2.0 interface

Mac or PC with a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface
Mac or PC with an eSATA 6G interface
BootabilityAny Mac that supports booting via USB and eSATA
Interface (Chipset)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (JMicron JMS562)
1 x eSATA (JMicron JMS562)
Interface Controller: ASMedia ASM1456B
Standard Mechanism2 x 12 TB Seagate Enterprise Capacity SED (Helium) Hard Disk Drives
RAID Modes SupportedHardware
RAID 0, 1, SPAN, and Independent drive mode
Initial ConfigurationRAID 0
Included Drive Guide software will format the drive for either OS X or Windows
PowerExternal UL-listed universal auto-switching
AC Input: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
DC Output: 12 V at 4 A
Replacement power supply sold separately
- Adapter plugs for international use sold separately
EnvironmentOperating Temperature: 41 to 107°F / 5 to 42°C
Non-Operating Temperature: -40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
Dimensions5.3 x 2.8 x 8.9" / 134.6 x 71.1 x 226.1 mm
WeightWithout Drives: 2.5 lb / 1.1 kg
Hard Drives
Type12 TB Seagate Enterprise Capacity SED (Helium) Hard Disk Drive
HDDForm Factor: 3.5" / 8.9 cm HDD
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 12 TB
Formatted Capacity: 11176 GB
Rotational Speed:7200 rpm
Cache / Data Buffer: 256 MB
RoHS compliant:Yes
ReliabilityMTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 2,500,000 hours:
Contact Start-Stops: 600,000
Annual Failure Rate: 0.35%
Non-recoverable Read Errors: 1 per 1015 bits read
PerformanceI/O Transfer rate (Max): 600 MB/s
Average Latency: 4.16 ms
PowerMaximum Start Current, DC (peak DC): 2 A
Read Power (random read 4K16Q): 9.48 W
Write Power (random write 4K16Q): 6.21 W
Average Idle Current: 5.06 W
Power Supply Requirements: 12 V and 5 V
Shock (read/write): 70/40 Gs max at 2 ms (operating) / 250 Gs maximum at 2 ms (non-operating)
Ambient Temperature: 41 to 140°F / 5 to 60°C
Relative Humidity (non-condensing): 5 to 95%
Altitude: -1000 to 10,000' / -304.8 to 3048 m
AcousticsIdle (Typical): 2.8 bels
Seek (Typical): 3.2 bels
Sector SizeBytes per Physical Sector: 4096
Areal Density923 Gb/in
Data Heads16
Guaranteed Sectors23,437,770,752
Number of Disks8
Dimensions1 x 4 x 5.7" / 26.11 x 101.85 x 147 mm
Weight1.55 lb / 0.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.6 x 8.7 x 5.2"
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