Other World Computing Lowers Pricing on Mercury On-The-Go Portable solutions

Solutions up to 160GB from $114.99 and with new award-winning Backup Software included

Jan 25, 2007 | Woodstock, IL


Leading technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today announced lowered pricing on its award-winning Mercury On-The-Go FireWire 400+USB 2.0 line, with new prices now starting at $114.99.

Visit: /shop/firewire/on-the-go

The OWC Mercury On-The-Go line offers up to 200GB of data capacity in a reliable, performance solution that weighs less than 12 ounces. All FireWire models utilize the latest Oxford based bridge solutions and the best qualified drive mechanisms, to provide the best performance and reliability for demanding audio/video, backup, music, photo, and more!

All models are bootable via FireWire and/or USB 2.0 interfaces (system must support such boot option); are bus-powered, with no external power required; and are EMC/Dantz Retrospect Backup Certified. OWC Mercury On-The-Go portable external solutions include: all connecting cables; Intech HD Speedtools utility suite; Carrying Case; and a 1-Year OWC Warranty.

As a new software-bundling bonus, all OWC Mercury On-The-Go solutions now include the award-winning Prosoft DataBackup II for OS X(a $59.95 retail value) and the award winning NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows (a $49.95 retail value). Both award-winning backup systems are full retail versions, including full retail support and the same technical support and version-update support as retail stand-alone versions.

The new reduced prices for the Mercury On-The-Go 2.5" FireWire 400+USB2 line are as follows:
40GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer remains $114.99
60GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $129.99, now $124.99 – a $5 Drop
60GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $159.99, now $149.99 – a $10 Drop
80GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $139.99, now $129.99 – a $10 Drop
80GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $179.99, now $169.99 – a $10 Drop
100GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $159.99, now $147.99 – a $12 Drop
100GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $209.99, now $199.99 – a $10 Drop
120GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $169.99, now $149.99 – a $20 Drop *Extreme Value!*
160GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $237.99, now $219.99 – an $18 Drop

If a USB 2.0 interface is not needed, Mercury On-The-Go 2.5" FireWire-only models of the above On-The-Go capacities are also available, and are priced $5 - $10 less than the combo FW+USB 2.0 version.

For complete On-The-Go pricing, visit: /shop/firewire/on-the-go

UPS Ground Delivery priced from only $2.95; 2nd Day Air within the US, $7.95 or less.


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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