OWC 2TB Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD (USB 3.0 and FireWire 800)

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OWC 2TB Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD (USB 3.0 and FireWire 800)
Key Features
  • 2TB Storage Capacity
  • 1 x Micro-USB 3.0/2.0 Port
  • 2 x FireWire 800 Ports
  • Up to 500 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
The 2TB Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD from OWC / Other World Computing provides users with 2TB storage in a portable design that is bus powered. It is equipped with one micro-USB 3.0 port, which provides data transfer speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The USB port also supports USB 2.0 at speeds up to 60 MB/s and USB 1.1 at speeds up to 1.5 MB/s. There are also two FireWire 800 ports that support speeds up to 100 MB/s and are backward compatible with FireWire 400 at speeds up to 50 MB/s. Compatible with Windows and Mac, this SSD features algorithms to maximize its lifespan, limit data corruption, and increase data retention. Thanks to 128-/256-bit AES and TCG Opal full-disk encryption, your data will remain safe. Although this SSD is bus powered, an AC adapter is available separately.
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OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD Overview

The 2TB Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD from OWC / Other World Computing provides users with 2TB storage in a portable design that is bus powered. It is equipped with one micro-USB 3.0 port, which provides data transfer speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The USB port also supports USB 2.0 at speeds up to 60 MB/s and USB 1.1 at speeds up to 1.5 MB/s. There are also two FireWire 800 ports that support speeds up to 100 MB/s and are backward compatible with FireWire 400 at speeds up to 50 MB/s. Compatible with Windows and Mac, this SSD features algorithms to maximize its lifespan, limit data corruption, and increase data retention. Thanks to 128-/256-bit AES and TCG Opal full-disk encryption, your data will remain safe. Although this SSD is bus powered, an AC adapter is available separately.

General Features
Compact and Versatile
If you're looking for one of the most compatible mass storage solutions made, look no further. The OWC Mercury On-The-Go drive is all you'll need! Packing a one-two punch of fast USB 3.0 and FireWire 800, the OWC Mercury On-The-Go has what it takes to truly work cross platform. The Mercury On-The-Go Pro is bus-powered, so it doesn't require an AC adapter.
Cool and Silent
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go's fanless design offers near silent operation while still keeping your drive cool. The built-in aluminum heatsink underneath the drive and passthrough cooling vents on the top of the case work in tandem to provide optimum results.
Fast and Reliable
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go uses the Oxford and ASMedia chipset for both USB 3.0 and FireWire 800. Designed to work with SATA hard drives and SSDs, this chipset provides high performance.
Global Wear Leveling Algorithms
Global wear leveling algorithms automatically distribute data evenly and manage program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan.
Static Data Refresh
Static Data Refresh technology manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time, limiting data corruption.
Hardware BCH ECC
Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive life.
Power Consumption
Power consumption averages 60mW.
Advanced Security Protocols
Advanced security protocols support 128/256-bit-AES and TCG Opal full-disk encryption.
UPC: 810586034340

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro External SSD Specs

Host ConnectionUSB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1 or FireWire 9-Pin 800
Inputs/Outputs2 x FireWire 9-Pin (FireWire 800)
1 x Micro-USB (USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1)
Storage CapacityTotal: 2 TB SATA 2.5" SSD
Read SpeedMaximum: 500 MB/s
Reliability / Data Integrity
Encryption128-Bit AES, 256-Bit AES
External Enclosure
Cooling SystemPassive
Electrical
Power SourceFireWire/USB Bus Power or Optional AC Adapter
Power Draw0.06 W (Active)
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C
General
Dimensions5.5 x 3.5 x 1" / 14 x 8.9 x 2.5 cm
Weight0.61 lb / 0.28 kg

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