OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB Hard Drive

OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB Hard Drive

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OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB Hard Drive

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  • 320GB Drive Capacity
  • USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatible
  • FireWire 800/400 Support
  • 8MB Drive Cache
  • 7200 rpm Drive Speed
  • Preformatted FAT32 for Windows & Mac
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  • 1Description

With a variety of connection options Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB 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
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Mercury On-the-Go Pro 320GB 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
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Bus Interface FireWire 1394B (IEE1394A/B/iLink Compliant), 2 9-pin (powered) ports
    USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1 Backwards compatible 9-pin mini "B" port.
    Cables All cables included. The USB cable connects to systems with USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0. No additional USB cable is needed to connect the drive.
    Chipset Oxford 944 and ASMedia 1051e FireWire/USB chipset
    Standard Mechanism 320GB Seagate/Samsung Spinpoint M8 Hard Disk Drive**
    **OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components
    Drive Interface SATA (Serial ATA)
    Drive Cache Size 16 Megabyte (16,384k)
    Drive Rotation Speed 7200 rpm
    Port Configuration FireWire 800 - (2) 9-pin powered ports
    USB 3.0 - (1) 9-pin mini B port
    Max Data Transfer Rate FireWire 800 - 100 MB/sec
    FireWire 400 - 50 MB/sec
    USB 3.0 - 500 MB/sec
    USB 2.0 - 60 MB/sec
    USB 1.1 - 1.5 MB/sec
    Port/Interface Bootability FireWire 800
    FireWire 400
    USB 3.0
    USB 2.0
    Drive Format FAT32
    Mac System Requirements Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 compatible, OS X 10.1.x and later. (10.2 or later required for FW800 and USB 3.0)
    FireWire 800: Macintosh with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 card.
    FireWire 400: Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card.
    USB 2.0: Macintosh with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 2.0 card.
    Windows System Requirements FireWire 800: PC with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 card.
    FireWire 400: PC with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card.
    USB 3.0: PC with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 3.0 card.
    USB 2.0: PC with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 2.0 card.
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible 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.
    Bus Power via FireWire 400 on all models made in 2001 or later via Factory ports or any model with add on FireWire 400 PCI Card.
    Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 3.0 port factory stock.
    Optional AC Adapter (available as a separate purchase)
    Environmental Requirements
    Temperature Operating: 41 to 131°F (5 to 55°C)
    Non-Operating: -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
    Relative Humidity Operating: 8 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Non-Operating: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
    Shock 70G 2mS; (non-operating) 175G 2mS
    Vibration Operating: 1.0G (5 - 300 Hz)
    Non-Operating: 5.0G (5 - 500 Hz)
    MTBF 1,200,000 hours
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.5 x 5.5 x 1.0" (88.9 x 139.7 x 25.4 mm)
    Weight 0.65 lb (0.29 kg)

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