OWC updates Mercury Pro FireWire/USB2 Dual-Layer DVD & CD Burner

Mercury Pro Gives Quick-Connect to Apple iDVD, Roxio Toast, and Most Authoring Tools

Mar 16, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) announces immediate availability of the newly updated OWC Mercury Pro DVR-111 external solution, a DVD +/- R&RW dual layer + CDRW burner featuring FireWire and USB2 interface. Featuring up to 16X DVD, 8X Dual Layer DVD, and 40X CD Burn speeds, the OWC Mercury Pro DVR-111 FireWire/USB2 solution also offers high-speed read/playback of CD and DVD Media types including DVD-RAM.

Configured for plug and play convenience, the Mercury Pro solution utilizes state-of-the-art optical drive technology to support user authoring with all major Apple and PC burning applications including iLife 2005 and 2006 authoring applications iDVD, iPhoto, and iTunes; Roxio Toast; and NTI DragonBurn. Known for providing quality solutions for modern technology users, OWC boasts a full family of external Mercury Pro DVR burners that have been ranked with perfect scores by and named Editors Choice by MacAddict magazine.

“Today’s DVD and CD performance technology is exciting and the external Mercury Pro DVR-111 gives you immediate plug-and-play access with new levels of quiet speed at an incredible price,” says Other World Computing CEO Larry O’Connor.

Priced at an affordable $129.99, the premier optical solution enables high-speed disc authoring and playback for all audio, video, music, data & data backup needs. The Mercury Pro supports burning of up to 8.5 gigabytes of data per disc and comes with NTI Dragonburn Authoring Software, EMC/Dantz Retrospect Backup, 5 pieces of DVD media, 25 pieces of CD-R media, and all connecting cables. The product is backed by a full 1-year warranty.


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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