Other World Computing Juices Up Popular Mercury Pro DVR-109 External SuperDrive Solution Line

OWC’s newest Mercury Pro external SuperDrive solution is the only Pioneer DVR-109-based FireWire/USB solution certified for EMC Dantz Retrospect backup and restore software

Mar 23, 2005 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing today announced the latest addition to its impressive line of SuperDrives – the OWC Mercury Pro DVR-109 dual layer DVD-/+ R/RW external solution.

As the speediest of OWC’s Mercury Pro SuperDrives, it offers up to 16X DVD-/+ R/RW and up to 40X CD-R/RW burn speeds. OWC’s Mercury Pro DVR-109 external SuperDrive solution includes both FireWire and USB 2.0 ports, supports the burning of up to 8.5 Gigabytes of data or video per disc and comes with a one year OWC warranty.

The drive is immediately available for $159.99

“The OWC Mercury Pro is convenient, fast and an awesome deal,” said CONTACT _Con-41C42C12A \c \s \l Larry O'Connor, president of OWC. “You get all the cables you need, NTI DragonBurn, EMC Dantz Retrospect backup and restore software, five DVD-Rs in jewel cases, 25 pieces of 80-minute CD-R media and all the necessary connecting cables. ”

“It’s among the fastest of burners available on the market today and economical too. But even more important is the confidence that comes with using what is to date the only DVR-109 Dual Layer based FireWire/USB Solution to have received EMC Dantz Retrospect Backup and Restore Certification.”

Other Mercury Pro external drive solutions have received high marks from a number of reviewers, including four-out-of-five mice from Macworld and an “Editor’s Choice” designation from MacAddict. The OWC Mercury Pro Dual Layer DVD-/+ R/RW Pioneer DVR-109 16X External will build on its predecessors’ successes.

“This latest edition serves to enhance a product already recognized for its quality, reliability, performance and competitive value,” O’Connor said. “It is also incredibly convenient for those who don’t want the hassle of installing an internal CD- and DVD-burning solution, or who would like to use their burner with multiple machines.”

All Mercury Pro models are plug and play for nearly any Mac or PC system with an available FireWire or USB 2.0 port.


About OWC

Founded in 1988, Other World Computing (OWC), is a trusted provider of premium technology solutions tailored to enable creators and tech enthusiasts to bring their unique visions to life. The company develops high-performance end-to-end tools catering to a global community of creators at all levels of their craft, from Capture to Creation to Collaboration. The mission of extending the useful life of existing technology is a demonstration of the company's commitment to a more sustainable world. The core value of Other World Computing is to design and manufacture industry-leading products that deliver excellence and are built to last for minimal environmental impact.

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