Wednesday, January 5th 2011

OWC Announces Mercury Elite-Al Pro Mini External Hard Drives

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today that its OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro mini 1.5TB model is the highest capacity 2.5" “Quad Interface” bus powered portable storage solution on the market and available for immediate ordering with 12 models priced from $99.97. Featuring a “Quad Interface” of FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and eSATA interface connectivity for data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s, the fanless Mercury Elite-AL Pro mini delivers the highest storage/backup performance available to Mac or PC users in a portable, brushed aluminum, no AC adapter required Plug and Play footprint.
In addition to the new 1.5TB model which offers 500GB more capacity than other competing brand portable drives, the Mercury Elite-AL Pro mini is available in eleven other “Quad Interface” models offering a variety of speed, capacity, and drive type options:
5400RPM
  • 250GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $99.97
  • 320GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $109.99
  • 500GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $119.99
  • 640GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $144.00
  • 1.0TB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $179.99
  • NEW 1.5TB 5400RPM 8MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $279.99
7200RPM
  • 320GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $109.99
  • 500GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $134.99
  • 750GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $179.99
Solid State Drive featuring the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD
  • 60GB SSD FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $219.99
  • 120GB SSD FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $329.99
  • 240GB SSD FW800/400+USB2+eSATA Storage Solution $599.99
  • [/list]All OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro mini models, including the new 1.5TB model, are available for immediate ordering from Other World Computing at http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/firewire/EliteALmini/eSATA_FW800_FW400_USB and are compatible with Apple OS 8.6 and later, including all versions of Apple OS X, and Windows 98SE or later operating systems. Solutions come ready for Plug and Play ease of use with all interface connecting cables, an over $100 retail value disk utility software bundle (http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/solutions/software_bundle/), and a three year complete solution warranty.
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    2 Comments on OWC Announces Mercury Elite-Al Pro Mini External Hard Drives

    #1
    Arrakis+9
    i like how they compare it to a mac mouse not everyone knows how big/small those are :laugh:
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    #2
    timta2
    i like how they compare it to a mac mouse not everyone knows how big/small those are
    It's an average mouse size (Width and Length) and I'm sure everyone knows what the average mouse size is, even Grandma who rarely uses the computer. Since they are historically a Mac hardware company, it makes sense the would use a Mac mouse.
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