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Other World Computing Drops Prices Up to 20 Percent On Nearly

Every FireWire Product in OWC’s Line of Storage Solution Products

Aug 26, 2003 | Woodstock, IL

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Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that it has dropped its prices up to 20 percent on every FireWire-based product in OWC’s line of storage solutions.

The price cuts affect products in OWC’s Elite FireWire 800/400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo line, its Elite FireWire 400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo line, its Mercury On-The-Go lines (both FireWire and FireWire + USB Combo), as well as its lines of Mercury CDRW + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo and Mercury Pro DVD-R/RW FireWire + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo storage solutions.

For example, the greatest percentage price drop (20 percent) is found in OWC’s Mercury On-The Go FireWire storage solution at 60Gigabytes operating at 5400RPM with 16Megabytes of RAM. The new price is $279.97, down from $349.97.

Each of the Mercury On-The-Go storage solutions includes a FireWire cable, an AC power adapter (drives may also be bus powered), Intech HD SpeedTools, and a one-year OWC warranty. Combo models also include a USB (Universal Serial Bus) cable. Pricing and ordering info can be found online at /Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=682&Title=&Template=1.

Price cuts on the OWC Elite FireWire 800/400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo line are as high as 12.5 percent, as found in the new $349.99 price (formerly $399.99) for the 200GB 7200RPM OWC with 8MB of RAM. Each of the OWC Elite FireWire 800/400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo storage solutions come equipped with a FireWire 800 cable, a FireWire 400 cable, a USB cable, Intech HD SpeedTools and a two-year OWC warranty. Pricing and ordering info can be found online at /Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=681&Title=&Template=1.

Price cuts on the OWC Elite FireWire 400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo line are as high as 12 percent, as found in the new $299.99 price (formerly $339.99) for the 200GB 7200RPM OWC with 8MB of RAM. Each of the OWC Elite FireWire 400 + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo storage solutions come equipped with a FireWire 400 cable, a USB cable, Intech HD SpeedTools and a two-year OWC warranty. Pricing and ordering info can be found online at /Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=680&Title=FW&Template=1.

For OWC’s CD and DVD FireWire products, the greatest percentage price drop (10 percent) is found on the OWC Mercury Pro 52X24X52 CD-R/RW FireWire + USB 2.0/1.1 Combo storage solution. The new price is $134.95, down from $149.99.

Each OWC CD and DVD FireWire product includes a FireWire cable, USB cable, 25 pieces of CD-R 52X media and a one-year warranty. Roxio Toast Lite 5.x is also included with each CD-R/RW solution, while five pieces of DVD-R media and CharisMac Discribe 5.x are also included with each OWC DVD-R/RW + CD-R/RW combo solution. Pricing and ordering info can be found online at
/Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=683&Title=FireWire Drives&Template=1.

Digital photographs of all OWC products, as well as digital copies of OWC logos, are available for download from the online newsroom at /NewsRoom/. Pricing, ordering and availability information for other OWC products is online at www.macsales.com.

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About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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