OWC Announces 320GB Mercury On-The-Go Portable Storage Solution" -- Highest Capacity To Date

The Most Storage Ever in a Pocket-Sized, Bus Powered Solution 320GB Provides 28% More Capacity to Award-Winning On-The-Go line

Jan 14, 2008 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today their highest capacity portable, bus-powered storage solution to date – the Mercury On-The-Go 320GB, 5400RPM. The Mercury On-The-Go series offers blazing fast FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA options, now with available with 28% more data capacity with this brand new 320GB addition.

Immediately available and starting at $249.99, the OWC Mercury On-The-Go 320GB 5400RPM is a bus-powered, palm-sized, high performance storage champion. Built with the latest highly reliable, high-performance drive mechanisms and interfaced with OWC’s custom bridge solutions which feature Oxford 9XX chipsets for all FireWire equipped models, the On The Go packs the highest performance portable storage punch available on the market.

Geared to the demanding ‘on-the-go’ professional road warrior that requires dependable, high-performance storage, the OWC Mercury On-The-Go 320GB 5400RPM portable driveis compatible with virtually all computers with an available FireWire, eSATA, or USB port, including all Macs and PCs. It also works with all FireWire or USB gadgets, including digital cameras and camcorders, for an instant on-the-go portable storage solution to quickly and safely store all your digital photos and video when traveling.

With The Mercury On-The-Go portable drive, you can back-up your entire desktop computer and bring it with you everywhere you go. For easy backup, the portable drive also includes the full retail versions of the latest award-winning Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows.

Like all OWC storage solutions, the 320GB On The Go is Time Machine Ready, meaning that our external hard drives keep an up-to-date copy of all of your files and document under OS X Leopard™. Go back in time to recover anything with ease.

In addition to the 320GB 5400RPM drive, OWC offers the Mercury On-The-Go series with 5400RPM performance in capacities of 120GB to 250GB from $98.99, 7200RPM performance in capacities of 80GB to 200GB from $114.99.

All On The Go external solutions are available immediately through OWC and other retailers. The drives ship with a carrying case, necessary USB, eSATA, and FireWire 400/800 cables, and Prosoft DataRescue III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. All Mercury-On-The-Go models are covered by a one-year warranty and are compatible with Apple OS Versions 8.5 through 9.2.x; Apple OS X 10.0.3 and higher (including the latest OS 10.5.x); and Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista.

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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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