Ultimate Data Portability at Ultimate Savings OWC Drops Prices on Mercury On-The-Go Storage Solutions

Other World Computing announces all time low prices on Mercury On-The-Go FireWire + USB 2.0 ultra-portable, pocket-sized storage solutions for the mobile work force.

Mar 9, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced immediate price drops on the Mercury On-The-Go line of ultra-portable, pocket-sized FireWire+USB 2.0 storage solutions. Designed for the mobile worker, the Mercury On-The-Go line offers the only portable 2.5-inch storage solution with up to 160 gigabyte (GB) capacity and a custom Oxford 911 chipset. The sleek acrylic case employs a proprietary shock isolation system for zero impact transfer to the drive mechanism. Seagate and Hitachi hard disk mechanisms are utilized exclusively. Units are available in 40-to 160GB capacities and are EMC/Dantz Backup Certified. The On-The-Go drive weighs less than 12 ounces for maximum portability, and are popular in all business, digital photography, and home office applications. The unique storage solution is bus powered, or can use an included AC adapter. A carrying case and applicable cables are included. Price reductions are:

  • 40GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $139.99, now $134.99
  • 40GB 5400RPM w/16MB Buffer was $139.99, now $137.99
  • 60GB 5400RPM w/16MB Buffer was $175.99, now $164.99
  • 60GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $215.99, now $199.99
  • 80GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $199.99, now $179.99
  • 80GB 5400RPM w/16MB Buffer only $207.99 while supplies last
  • 80GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $249.99, now $239.99
  • 100GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $229.99, now $219.99
  • 100GB 5400RPM w/16MB Buffer was $249.99, now $234.99
  • 100GB 7200RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $299.99, now $279.99
  • 120GB 5400RPM w/ 8MB Buffer was $359.99, now $319.99

Mercury On-The-Go storage solutions are offered with FireWire 400 connection only for $5-10 less than comparable FireWire+USB2.0 configurations. Enclosure kits for installing your own drive are available for only $67.95 in a FireWire+USB2.0 configuration, and for $57.99 for FireWire only setup. UPS Ground delivery is offered from $2.95; Second Day Air Special is offered for $7.95 or less.
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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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