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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  • 1TB 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 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: 794504769821
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 OWCMS8U3H7T1.0 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 7200 rpm
    Cache Memory 32 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 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 6.3 x 1.9"

    OWC / Other World Computing OWCMS8U3H7T1.0 reviews

    Mercury On-the-Go Pro 1TB Hard Drive is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enough Room for Countless Projects This external hard drive is perfect for video editing. I am a journalism student with large files to edit from everyday. Plenty of room for several years of work.
    Date published: 2014-09-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, works great Portable, lightweight and very fast. I use it for all my FCPx files. its my third OWC drive and they have all been rock solid.
    Date published: 2015-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product Good product!! Stable, well built, good design...excellent backup hard drive.
    Date published: 2016-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast! Works well and it's tough. I've used others brands and am happy I finally found a solid product.
    Date published: 2015-12-27
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing USB3 does not function without additional power supply on most computers. The bus does not provide enough power for 7200 rpm. I wish they specified that in the description.
    Date published: 2014-04-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Travel Hard Drive This is my 3rd OWC hard drive purchase. These things are great to travel with and the case provides excellent protection .
    Date published: 2018-07-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfectly So you don't look as sleek and stylish as you do with the G-technology drive, but you save a few bucks.
    Date published: 2013-11-04
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