OWC Introduces First 200GB Pocket-Sized FireWire 800/400+USB2 Pro Solution

Other World Computing Mercury On-The-Go Pro now up to 200GB, weighs under 11-ounces

Nov 7, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the introduction and immediate availability of the new pocket-sized, totally bus-powered, OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro FireWire 800/400+USB2 portable storage solutions which utilize performance Serial ATA (SATA) 2.5" Hard Disk mechanisms to provide capacities of up to 200GB and priced starting from just $209.99. The OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro is the first-ever pocket sized, 2.5" SATA HD-based storage solution available to consumers.
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The prices for the Mercury On-The-Go Pro SATA line are as follows:
100GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer $259.99
120GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer $209.99
160GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer $299.99
200GB 4200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer $379.99

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro solutions provide reliable, high performance storage that is ultra-portable. Solutions utilize the best available components and feature a custom Oxford 924-based FireWire 800 & USB 2.0 bridge solution, measure 3"W x 5.5"L x 1"H, and weigh less than 11-ounces. On-The-Go Pro solutions are bus powered via USB2 and FireWire, allowing operation without separate power adapter. Solutions include EMC Retrospect for data protection and Intech HD Speedtools utility suite, and also are bootable via FireWire and USB 2.0 interfaces. A rugged exterior case and built-in shock protection ensure maximum data security.

Mercury On-the-Go storage solutions come packaged with all necessary connecting cables, carrying case, an optional use AC power adapter, and a One Year OWC warranty. OWC Mercury On-The-Go solutions that utilize Parallel ATA (PATA) hard drives are available with capacities of 40GB to 160GB in FireWire 400, FW 400 + USB 2.0, FW 800/400 + USB 2.0, and USB 2.0 interface options from $97.99. "Add Your Own Hard Drive" kits for PATA and SATA 2.5" HDs are offered starting at $29.95.

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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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