OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 1TB Drive Capacity
  • USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatible
  • FireWire 800/400 Support
  • 8MB Drive Cache
  • 5400 rpm Drive Speed
  • Preformatted FAT32 for Windows & Mac
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Capacity: 1TB


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Drive Speed: 5400rpm

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OWC / Other World Computing OWCMS8U3H5T1.0 overview

  • 1Description

With a variety of connection options Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive from Other World Computing can easily be connected to a variety of computer configurations. This mobile hard drive features FireWire 800/400 and USB 3.0 ports and comes compatible with both Windows and Mac based computers. Whether connecting via the FireWire or USB ports, users also benefit from near silent operation as this drive comes with a fanless design. The Mercury On-the-Go Pro comes pre-formatted for the Mac OS X operating system and requires a simple reformat to be used on Windows PCs. Regardless of the OS it is being used on users can also take advantage of both backup and utility software simplifying the process of creating system backups.

Compact and Versatile
The Bus powered OWC Mercury On-The-Go drive includes both FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 connectivity making it both compact and versatile.
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 pass-through 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 Oxford and ASMedia chipset for both FireWire 800/400 and USB 3.0. The chipsets are designed to work with SATA hard drives and SSDs.
Included Software Suite
•Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
•Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
•NovaStor NovaBACKUP Solution for Windows
•Intech SpeedTools Utilities
UPC: 794504793727
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive
  • 15" High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 Connecting Cable (9-9 Pin cable)
  • 16" High Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 Certified Connecting Cable
  • Carrying Case
  • Backup and Utility Software CD
  • Over 1.5GB of Freeware/Shareware/Public Domain Software Installed
  • Complimentary Level 1 Data Recovery
  • Limited 3-Year OWC Solution Warranty
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    OWC / Other World Computing OWCMS8U3H5T1.0 specs

    Storage Capacity 1 TB
    Connection Interface 2 x FireWire 800 (9-Pin FireWire)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Mini-B)
    Pre-Format FAT32
    Internal Drive
    Internal Interface SATA (Unspecified)
    Type Hard Disk Drive
    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    Cache Memory 8 MB
    Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 1,200,000 Hours
    External Enclosure
    Bus Power FireWire, USB
    Environmental Resistance Shock
    Operating Temperature 41 to 131°F / 5 to 55°C
    Storage Temperature -40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.0" / 14.0 x 8.9 x 2.4 cm
    Weight 0.6 lb / 0.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 6.2 x 2.6"

    OWC / Other World Computing OWCMS8U3H5T1.0 reviews

    Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Impressed I keep buying this HD again and again. It seems to fail less than any other Hard Drive and I love the way it looks.
    Date published: 2013-11-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mercury On-The-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive Works with both Apple and PC systems. Easy to format and easy to access from both systems.
    Date published: 2014-02-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple and silent Had to clone my hard drive to an empty external HD in order to install new OS. The OWC HD performed flawlessly. It now also performs my Time Machine backup. It's simple, unobtrusive, works in the background, and is reliable.
    Date published: 2016-04-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good looking, not the smallest. A littel too big compared to other brands. The accesories like the firewire cable are very well made. A little pricey but worth the investiment.
    Date published: 2014-12-04
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