OWC to Showcase Mercury Elite-AL Pro Storage Solutions at APPI Photography Trade Show

Certified for digital photography, OWC Elite line stores up to 395,946 Hi-Res photos, starts at $109.99

Mar 16, 2007 | Woodstock, IL


Leading technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) will feature its award-winning line of Mercury Elite-AL FireWire, USB, and eSATA portable external hard drive storage solutions at the Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois Annual Trade Show, March 18 to 21.

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OWC continues it its mission to provide professional photographers with the value, reliability and storage solutions they need to succeed. The award winning OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro storage solutionsprovide up to an amazing 1.5 TB of storage in a compact, ultra shock resistant line, starting as low as less than ½ cent per photo, with a top-end storage capacity of 395,946 photos.

A favored provider to photographers, graphic artists, filmmakers and musicians, in 2006, the OWC Mercury Elite line became the first on the market to provide single drive storage up to 750GB; and RAID 0 Striped, RAID 1 Mirrored, and RAID 0+1 Striped Redundant Mirrored high performance storage configurations up to 1.5TB.

Starting at $109.99, Mercury Elite-AL Pro storage solutions come packaged with all necessary connecting cables, a two-year OWC warranty with additional extended HD manufacturer’s warranty of up to three years, plus a $200 software package that includes Intech SpeedTools utility suite and either EMC Retrospect or Prosoft Data Backup.

Renowned professional photographer Cindy Romano enjoys the speed, reliability and capacity of the Mercury Elite-AL Pro 500 GB RAID Dual Drive storage solution she usesin her day-to-day business.

“It’s got the capacity I need, and I like the mirror feature -- automatically saving to a second drive,” said Romano. “When I bring photos back from a shoot, I download the raw photos to my desktop, but also to the Mercury Elite mirror drive. It’s all about redundancy – back up, then back up the backup.”

Romano, well-known in the professional photography community, has attained a Master of Photography Degree, a Certified Craftsman Degree, and recognition as a Certified Professional Photographer through the prestigious Professional Photographers of America.

For more information about OWC external storage solutions, visit
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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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