Mercury Elite Pro mini

Now equipped with USB-C. Delivers up to 540 MB/s transfer speeds. Choose between a 2.5-inch hard drive or an SSD.

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Flexible Connections. Quiet Operations.

  • Universally compatible: Plug and play with past, present, and future Macs, PCs, iPads, Chromebooks, and Android tablets
  • Life ready: Save, access, backup, and edit work and personal files with up to 542MB/s real-world performance
  • Easy backups: Apple Time Machine and Windows File History ready
  • Game on: Ideal for game storage with PlayStation and Xbox consoles
  • Entertainment center: Watch videos, listen to music, and view pictures on your Smart TV
  • Portable: Bus-powered and rugged to go from desktop to mountain top
  • Bootable: Startup and launch apps in just seconds
  • Quiet: Heat-dissipating, aircraft-grade aluminum housing and fanless venting provide cool, nearly silent operation
  • Deployment ready: Pre-configured solutions undergo a rigorous multi-step performance certification
  • Connected: Connect universally to any USB or Thunderbolt computer or device with the included USB-C cable with tethered USB-A adapter
  • Worry-free: 1 Year OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty
Mercury Elite Pro mini

Small Footprint. Big Possibilities

The Mercury Elite Pro mini was introduced over a decade ago to emulate its award-winning desktop-sized Mercury Elite Pro “sibling.” It has earned a stellar reputation for offering superior portable storage performance. This pint-sized powerhouse’s latest evolution gives creative pros, small office/home office users, students, and families the speed and universal connectivity of a USB-C 10Gb/s interface. Go ahead, connect Mercury Elite Pro mini to past, present, and future Macs and PCs, or any USB-equipped iPadOS, Android, or Chrome OS device. The included USB-C cable with tethered USB-A adapter lets you plug into nearly anything, anywhere.

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Mercury Elite Pro mini connected to a MacBook Pro on a tabletop in a cafe

Ready for Everything

Available in hard drive or lightning-fast SSD configurations, the Mercury Elite Pro mini is ready for your demanding A/V, digital photography, professional music, graphics, and general data backup needs. Its rugged, aircraft-grade fanless aluminum enclosure offers near silent operation. Use it for a variety of business and personal needs:

  • Pro-level video editing projects
  • Time Machine and File History backups of important business data and irreplaceable personal photos
  • Consolidating files from multiple smaller drives to a single location for faster, more convenient access
  • Migrating data from an existing machine to a new computer
  • Expanding storage for console gaming systems, mobile devices, tablets, and streaming devices – anywhere storage is limited
  • Freeing up space on a computer's internal drive to improve performance

Store from Minutes to Millions

All the features and "technospeak" of an external drive don't mean a thing without real-world examples. Let’s break it down to see how much space a single terabyte offers.

Each 1TB of Mercury Elite Pro mini storage capacity can hold3:

  • 250,000 photos
  • 250,000 standard quality songs
  • 38,000 high quality songs
  • 200 high-definition movies
  • 41.6 hours of GoPro 4K footage
  • 4.3 million MS Office documents
  • 24+ PS4/Xbox games
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Your Life’s Entertainment Center

The Mercury Elite Pro isn’t just all work and no play. Besides saving and backing up computer data or functioning as a workhorse drive on set or in the edit suite, it can be used to watch videos, listen to music, and view pictures through your gaming console, streaming device, or Smart TV.4

Certified for Demanding Use

We understand having confidence in gear reliability is paramount to creative professionals. That’s why the Mercury Elite Pro mini goes through a multi-step performance certification prior to shipping. This ensures it arrives operating properly and immediately ready for demanding use.

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  1. Sequential read/write (max) performance based on testing a 480GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro equipped Mercury Elite Pro mini connected to a MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019 (MacBookPro15,3) with 32GB RAM and 2.3GHz processor running AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 16GB file size, 10bit RGB codec, single file test)
  2. 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty for Hard Drive & Solid-State Drive solutions. 1 year OWC Limited Warranty for enclosure only.
  3. “Store from Minutes to Millions” examples are for illustrative purposes only. Individual results may be different based on variety of factors including specific file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors. Storage estimates based on: 12-megapixel camera with 4MB image sizes, 4-minute average 4MB MP3 songs, 4-minute average uncompressed Apple Lossless (ALAC) songs, 1080p HD videos with 5GB average file size, 60FPS 24GB/hr, 250KB average MS Office document file size, 40GB average game sizes.

  4. Movie playback requires streaming device or Smart TV that supports playback from external storage and supported movie format.