OWC Mercury Elite Pro Quad 4-Bay USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C RAID Enclosure (RAID 0 & 1)

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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Quad 4-Bay USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C RAID Enclosure (RAID 0 & 1)
Key Features
  • 4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA III Drive Bays
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Interface
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
  • Software RAID Controller
Add the power of RAID and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C to your compatible Windows or Mac system with the Mercury Elite Pro Quad 4-Bay USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C RAID Enclosure from OWC / Other World Computing. Also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and driven by included SoftRAID XT Lite software, this enclosure has been built with four SATA III drive bays that can each house a single 3.5" or 2.5" drive using included drive brackets. Available RAID modes include RAID 0, which offers increased read and write speeds, but no data redundancy, and RAID 1, which offers 1:1 data redundancy at a cost of 50% of the total storage capacity. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD is also supported, which allows the four drives to be used independently.
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OWC Quad Overview

Add the power of RAID and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C to your compatible Windows or Mac system with the Mercury Elite Pro Quad 4-Bay USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C RAID Enclosure from OWC / Other World Computing. Also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and driven by included SoftRAID XT Lite software, this enclosure has been built with four SATA III drive bays that can each house a single 3.5" or 2.5" drive using included drive brackets. Available RAID modes include RAID 0, which offers increased read and write speeds, but no data redundancy, and RAID 1, which offers 1:1 data redundancy at a cost of 50% of the total storage capacity. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD is also supported, which allows the four drives to be used independently.

This volume will be recognized on systems running OS X 10.6 and later, as well as Windows 7 and later. Connectivity to your host system is achieved using an integrated 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port, and both USB Type-C to Type-C and USB Type-C to Type-A cables are included to help ensure compatibility with modern and legacy systems. To help ensure a smooth operating environment, the array is built using heat-dissipating aluminum, uses a cooling fan, and its included 100-240 VAC power supply runs at 50/60 Hz to help ensure worldwide compatibility. Also included is a power cable and two front panel keys.

General Features

The Flexibility of USB Type-C

The Mercury Elite Pro Quad's USB Type-C interface delivers 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 bandwidth and works with most USB Type-C or Thunderbolt 3 Mac or Windows system. Simply connect the Mercury Elite Pro Quad via the included USB Type-C cable to experience next-level performance. If your computer doesn't feature USB Type-C connectivity, the included USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable brings backward compatibility for machines with legacy USB ports.

Capacity without Compromise

The Mercury Elite Pro Quad's four universal drive bays are compatible with 3.5" and 2.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s, SATA II 3 Gb/s, and SATA I 1.5 Gb/s hard drives.

Speed, Storage, and Security with SoftRAID

The Mercury Elite Pro Quad features advanced RAID capabilities, letting you choose the best option for your workflow. Whether you need maximum performance of up to 947 MB/s or redundancy to keep your data secure, OWC's SoftRAID XT Lite is included for RAID 0 and 1. This RAID-ready model also works with Windows Storage Spaces or you can install the RAID software of your choice.

Designed for Professionals, By Professionals

Every detail was considered when designing the Mercury Elite Pro Quad. Built with a heat-dissipating aluminum enclosure, a whisper-quiet fan, and vibration-absorbing feet, the Mercury Elite Pro Quad runs cool and quiet, making it suitable for noise-sensitive environments. Front-facing LEDs provide an instant drive-activity snapshot, while the front panel access lock keeps your drives safe. You can even secure the entire drive with the rear-mounted Kensington compatible lock slot. On top of that, this model undergoes OWC's multi-hour drive "burn-in" performance certification procedure to ensure that your drive arrives operating properly and ready to perform.

Reliability & Support

Like all OWC drives, the Mercury Elite Pro Quad is built to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, Mercury Elite Pro Quad is rigorously quality tested, and backed by an OWC limited 1-year warranty and 24/7 customer support.
UPC: 812437029116

OWC Quad Specs

General
Number of Bays4 x 2.5"/3.5"
Connections1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s))
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA, SATA II, SATA III
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate947 MB/s
RAID ModesRAID 0, 1, JBOD
Operating System SupportWindows, macOS/OS X
OS CompatibilityWindows 7 or Later
macOS 10.6 or Later
Drives
TypeHard Disk Drive
InterfaceSATA III
Initial RAID ConfigurationNone
Pre-FormatNone
Electrical
Power SourceInternal Power Supply
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Security
EncryptionNone
Security FeaturesKensington Security Slot, Lockable Bay Door
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Physical
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Cooling1 x  Fan
Status MonitoringLED Indicator
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.3 x 7.3 x 9.4" / 13.46 x 18.54 x 23.88 cm
Weight7.9 lb / 3.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight11.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.1 x 10.2 x 8.7"
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