OWC Highlights Customer Favorite Mercury On-The-Go Portable Storage at Macworld

Pocket-sized Mercury On-The-Go now up to 200GB and weighs under 11-ounces

Jan 9, 2007 | San Francisco, CA


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that at the Macworld 2007 Conference & Expo it will highlight the OWC MercuryäOn-The-Go portable storage solution – a pocket-sized, 11-ounce, fully bus-powered, ultra-durable external hard drive engineered with the best 2.5" Seagate and Hitachi mechanisms available to easily transport and protect data. The On-The-Go is available in capacities from 40GB to 200GB, and with a choice of FireWireâ 800/400 + USB 2.0, FireWire 400 + USB 2.0, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 configurations. Preconfigured On-The-Go solutions come with EMC Retrospect and Intech Speedtools starting at $95.99; add your own hard drive models are available from $29.95.

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The OWC Mercury On-The Go is available with ATA and Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive mechanism options and is equipped with a shock isolation system and an impact resistant acrylic enclosure. Measuring at only 3"W x 5.5"L x 1"H, and weighing less than 11 ounces, the On-The-Go portable storage line is ideally suited for mobile, office, and personal use.

OWC Mercury On-The-Go solutions are fully bus powered via USB 2.0 and FireWire, allowing complete operation without any power adapter, although an optional AC adapter is supplied. Preconfigured On-The-Go solutions are priced from $95.99 and include EMC Retrospect for data protection and the Intech HD Speedtools utility suite, a $200 software value. A rugged exterior case and built-in shock protection ensure maximum data security during use and in transit.

Named the Best Value Portable Drive in the 2006 Mac Buyers Guide, the Mercury On-The-Go comes packaged with all necessary FireWire and/or USB cables, a carrying case, an optional use AC power adapter, and a One Year OWC warranty.

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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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