2TB OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mini Quad Interface Portable Drive6Gb eSATA 6G/USB 3.0 bus-powered
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2012.08.27
Quad interface (FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and eSATA) or combo interface (eSATA 6G and USB 3.0) bus-powered portable drive, it is available in 14 different HDD or Mercury SSD-equipped configurations that deliver up to 600MB/s data rate storage/backup performance to Mac and PC users in a plug and play mobile footprint.
Portable and Bus-Powered for Mobile Lifestyles
Measuring 5.5" L x 3.8" W x 1.1" H, the Mercury Elite Pro mini offers portable storage capacity up to 2TB - enough space for up to 2 million JPEG photos, 1,000 DVD movies, 152 hours of digital video, or 700,000 MP3 songs - in its fanless brushed aluminum enclosure.
Because it's bus-powered, it doesn't require an AC adapter, so it's for in-the-field business professionals, creative/entertainment professionals, students, and anyone else needing to backup data, transport large files between computers, gain additional storage capacity, and even perform video editing and live music recording.
Performance and Flexibility
Designed to emulate the history of the larger desktop-sized Mercury Elite Pro, the Mercury Elite Pro mini portable storage solution line offers a choice of fast 2.5" SATA HDD mechanisms up to 7200rpm; or 'faster in a flash' Mercury brand SSDs for demanding A/V, digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine-ready storage needs. The quad interface model offers connection flexibility among various systems; while those seeking the fastest interface offered in a portable drive will find their speed needs fulfilled by the6Gb/s eSATA/USB 3.0 combo interface model. It can also be used with digital cameras and camcorders with USB 3.0/2.0 data ports for fast, on-location backups of images and video.
The product warranty is one a consumer should never have to use, but should the need occur. All OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini storage solutions come backed by free lifetime US-based 24/7 technical support and a three-year warranty which includes a 48-hour repair turnaround time with up to one year of complimentary Level 1 data recovery service.
"Now the Mercury Elite Pro mini offers even more choices, bringing a whopping 2TB of capacity for the perfect mix of speed, portability and capacity in one award-winning external solution," said Larry O'Connor, founder and CEO, OWC. "With 14 different configurations offering capacity and drive type choices, there's an Elite Pro mini model for any particular need and/or budget."
For digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine backups quad interface (FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, eSATA) and combo interface (eSATA 6G and USB 3.0/2.0) models uses a 2.5" SATA hard drive up to 7200rpm or SSD, data transfer speeds up to 600MB/s bus-powered (no AC adapter needed), quiet, fanless operation, portable size at 5.5in (L) x 3.8in (W) x 1.1in (H), brushed aluminum, impact-resistant, heat-dissipating enclosure.
All interface cables are included.
They come ready for plug and play with all interface connecting cables
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The Mercury Elite Pro mini is available from OWC, as well as select retailers, in 14 different solutions with up to 2TB capacity from $99.97 MSRP.