OWC Announces Industry Leading 1.5tb Storage Capacity In Owc And Newer Technology External Solutions

MiniStack world’s highest capacity powered hub solution; Mercury Elite-AL Pro world’s highest capacity “Quad Interface” professional grade storage solution. FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and/or eSATA solutions priced from $249.99

Nov 13, 2008 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading Mac and PC technology company, today announced that it has expanded the storage capacity of the NewerTech miniStack® powered hub and OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire® 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0 and/or eSATA storage solution lines from 1.0TB to an industry leading 1.5TB (1500GB), making them the world’s highest capacity single drive powered hub and “Quad Interface” professional grade storage solutions available.

Previously offering up to 1.0TB capacity, the new 1.5TB capacity NewerTech and OWC storage solution models feature 32MB cache, industry-leading acoustics and power levels, and the industry’s most reliable and proven Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Technology. While built for performance, the miniStack and Mercury Elite-AL Pro 1.5TB hard drives are also eco-friendly, using only 8 watts of power at idle.

Wide Variety Of 1.5TB Solutions Starting At $249.99
Ideal for data intensive uses such as Audio/Video editing, digital photography, MP3 music libraries, and high-speed back-up, the following 1.5TB capacity NewerTech and OWC storage solution models are immediately available: • NewerTech miniStack v2.5 FireWire 400/USB 2.0 Storage & Powered Hub $269.99
• NewerTech miniStack v3 FireWire 800/400/USB 2.0/eSATA Storage & Powered Hub $299.99 • OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 800/400/USB 2.0/eSATA $279.99
• OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 400/USB 2.0 $249.99 OWC and NewerTech storage solutions are currently available in single drive solutions of up to 1.5TB and multi-drive solutions of up to 4.0TB. From desktop to rack mount, from performance RAID to the largest capacity bus-powered portable on the market, OWC and NewerTech solutions provide a wide array of high quality, high performance external storage options. Additionally, OWC and NewerTech storage solutions featuring Hitachi hard drives offer money saving rebates with 1.0TB solutions currently priced from as low as $159.99 after rebate.

Value Added Features
In addition to industry leading storage capacities, all OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro and NewerTech miniStack storage solution models offer value added features like including all interface connecting cables for Plug and Play operation straight from the box, 3 year warranties, free lifetime US-based technical support, and a $200 retail value utility software bundle consisting of award winning Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3, NovaStor NovaBACKUP®, and Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™ software. For more information on OWC and NewerTech storage solutions lines, see:


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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