OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive (1TB)

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive (1TB)

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive (1TB)

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OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive (1TB)

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Product Highlights

  • Two 500GB + 500GB 2.5" SATA Hard Disks
  • RAID-0 Pre-Configured
  • Can Be Re-Configured for RAID-1 or SPAN
  • eSATA
  • FireWire 800 & FireWire 400
  • USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • Mac and PC Compatible
  • 7200 RPM
  • Oxford 936DS Chipset
  • 3-Year Solution Warranty
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The Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive is pre-configured for use as a RAID-0 drive, and can also be reconfigured for RAID-1 or Span. The enclosure houses two drives (500GB + 500GB) for a total of 1TB of storage to be split or recorded depending on the RAID configuration. This drive also features 7200 RPM and an Oxford 936DS chipset.

OWC's Mercury Elite Pro also has a quad interface as the name states. Connect using the eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0/1.1 ports. In addition to this connectivity the drive is also Mac, Windows, and Linux compatible, as well as bus powered, making it an ideal portable storage solution for most any machine out there. Data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s also ensure a fast and reliable connection for smooth transfer of your information.

Uses two 2.5" SATA type hard disks
Hardware RAID modes: 0, 1, or NRAID (Span)
This model is pre-configured for RAID-0 but can be user re-configured at any time for RAID-1 or Span
System status LEDs
Near silent fanless operation
Heat dissipating anodized aluminum enclosure
Ultra-protective Shock Isolation System
Bus Powered Design through FireWire ports
Please Note!
eSATA connection requires FireWire bus power or external power supply and USB port requires external power supply
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Quad Interface Hard Drive (1TB)
  • High Quality Double Shielded eSATA Connecting Cable
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 Connecting Cable (9 - 9 Pin Cable)
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 Connecting Cable
  • FireWire 800 to 12 Volt Power Cable
  • Over 1.5GB of Freeware/Shareware/Public Domain Software Installed
  • Utility Software Bundle
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini Manual
  • Complimentary 6 Month Level 1 Data Recovery
  • 3-Year Solution Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Capacity 1TB
    500GB + 500GB 2.5 SATA hard drives
    Interface eSATA
    FireWire 800
    FireWire 400
    USB 2.0 & 1.1
    Drive Speed 7200 RPM
    Chipset Oxford 936DS
    Format Pre-formatted for Mac OSX
    Transfer Rate eSATA: 3.0GB/s (or 300MB/s)
    FireWire 800: 800Mbps (or 100MB/s)
    FireWire 400: 400Mbps (or 50MB/s)
    USB 2.0: 480Mbps (or 60MB/s)
    System Requirements Macintosh:

    • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.1.x or later, including 'Lion' 10.7.x (10.2 or later required for FireWire 800 and USB 2.0)
    • eSATA: Macintosh with eSATA interface, either built-in or via 3rd party PCI eSATA card
    • FireWire 800: Macintosh with FireWire 800 interface, either built-in or via 3rd party PCI FireWire 800 card
    • USB 2.0: Macintosh with USB 2.0 interface, either built-in or via 3rd party PCI USB 2.0 card
    • Time Machine compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later

    Windows:

    • ME and later
    • 200 or later required for FireWire 800 operation

    Linux:

    • Via supported USB and FireWire interfaces
    Power Supply
    • Bus Power via FireWire 800 supported on all models equipped with an available FireWire 800 port either factory stock or via add on FireWire 800 PCI Card
    • Optional AC adapter (not required for most applications)
    Environmental Requirements Temperature

    Operating: 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Non-operating: -40 to 185°F / -40 to -85°C

    Humidity

    Operating: 5 to 90% RH (on-condensing)
    Non-operating: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)

    Dimensions 6.1 x 1.1 x 5.6" / 15.4 x 2.8 x 14.4cm
    Weight 1.82 lb / 0.82kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.1 x 7.9 x 4.9"

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