Technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today announced newly lowered pricing on its line of Mercury Elite-AL Pro 800 RAID STRIPE FireWire 800/400 Solutions.

In keeping with OWC's mission of providing top-quality technology at the very best prices, price reductions include a best value 1.0 terabyte (TB) model at more than 10% off OWC's already competitive pricing.

Jun 14, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


The OWC Mercury Elite-AL 800 Pro RAID Solution is the first Two Drive External FireWire 800/400 Drive with Hardware RAID available in capacities up to 1.5TB (1500GB). Fast and furious, with data transfer rates of over 80 Mbytes per second, this solidly built unit is compact too - only 9" long x 2.8" wide x 5.8" in height! High-reliability and exceptional performance results from utilization of the best hard disk mechanisms and a custom Oxford 912 chipset-based bridge solution. All Elite-AL models are tested and certified for Audio/Video, Music, Movies, Graphics, Digital Photography, Backup, and General Storage and have been EMC/Dantz Backup Certified for direct Retrospect support. Elite-AL Pro 800 RAID Solutions provide (2) FW800 ports, (1) FW400 Port, and come packaged with FireWire 800 Cable, FireWire 400 Cable, EMC Retrospect Backup, Intech HD Speedtools utility suite, and more. The high capacity Mercury storage solutions are backed by an industry leading two year OWC Warranty. Price reductions are:

  • 160GB with 4MB of Data Buffer now $219.99
  • 320GB with 16MB of Data Buffer was $259.99, now $249.99
  • 400GB with 16MB of Data Buffer was $309.99, now $299.99
  • 500GB with 16MB of Data Buffer was $319.99, now $309.99
  • 640GB with 16MB of Data Buffer now $369.99
  • 800GB with 16MB of Data Buffer was $549.99, now $539.99
  • 1.0TB with 16MB of Data Buffer was $759.99, now $679.99
  • NEW 1.5TB with 32MB of Data Buffer was $1149.99, now $1099.99

Visit: /shop/firewire/1394/USB/EliteAL/RAID/ Ground delivery within the 48 Continental states is $2.95 for any of the above solutions, and 2nd Day Air delivery anywhere within the USA offered for $7.95 or less. Also available, Elite-AL Pro 800 RAID Dual Drive Enclosure Kits for $119.99. Visit: /item/Other World Computing/MEFW912AL2/


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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