OWC Mercury On-The-Go 500GB
Other World Computing (OWC) has announced their highest capacity portable, bus-powered storage drive to date – the OWC Mercury On-The-Go 500GB, 5400RPM portable storage drive.
We're told that the Mercury On-The-Go 500GB offers blazing-fast FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 connections, now available with 56% more data capacity than the previous Mercury On-The-Go model.
According to OWC, the Mercury On-The-Go 500GB portable drive is built with the latest reliable, high-performance drive mechanisms and interfaced with OWC’s custom bridge solution featuring the Oxford924 chipset.
For backup, the portable drive also includes the full retail software versions of the latest Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows.
All Mercury On-The-Go portable drives are available immediately through OWC and other retailers. The drives ship with a carrying case; cables for all interfaces specific on-the-go model supports; Prosoft DataRescue III for OS X; and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. All drives are covered by a one-year warranty and are compatible with Apple OS Versions 8.5 through 9.2.x; Apple OS X 10.0.3 and higher (including the latest OS 10.5.x); and Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista.
Pricing and Availability:
Immediately available and priced at $359.99
In addition to the Mercury On-The-Go 500GB drive with 5400RPM performance, OWC also offers a full line of On-The-Go models with USB 2.0, USB 2.0+eSATA, FireWire 400+USB2, as well as additional FireWire 800/400+USB2 models in capacities of 120GB-320GB, priced from $97.99; and 7200RPM Mercury On-The-Go models in capacities of 100GB-200GB, priced from $119.99.