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OWC Mercury On-The-Go FireWire USB 2.0 storage drives

OWC Mercury On-The-Go FireWire USB 2.0 storage drives - Other World Computing (OWC) announce new range of Mercury On-The-Go Firewire storage drives with capacities ranging from 40 to 500Gb.

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Other World Computing logo Press Release:

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today the lowest cost line of OWC Mercury On-The-Go FireWire plus USB 2.0 storage drives, with 500Gb capacity priced at only $329. The new line of OWC Mercury On-The-Go high-performance FireWire 400 + USB 2.0 drives are fully bus powered with no additional external power or secondary powering cable required.

Immediately available and priced starting at $95.99, the Mercury On-The-Go portable drive is a palm-sized performer with a huge capacity up to 500Gb that fits in a shirt pocket. Built with the latest reliable, high-performance drive mechanisms and interfaced with OWC’s custom bridge solution featuring the Oxford chipset, the Mercury On-The-Go is the portable solution you can count on.

Built for the on-the-go road warrior

Geared to the demanding on-the-go professional road warrior that requires dependable, high-performance storage, OWC Mercury On-The-Go portable drives are compatible with virtually all computers with an available FireWire or USB port, including all Macs and PCs. They also works with all FireWire and USB gadgets, including digital cameras, camcorders, and other gear, for an instant on-the-go portable storage solution to quickly and safely store all your digital photos and video while on the road.

Bring your computer everywhere you go
With the Mercury On-The-Go, you can back-up your entire desktop computer and bring it with you everywhere you go. For easy backup, the drive also includes the full retail software versions of the latest award-winning Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. In addition, the Mercury On-The-Go is Time Machine ready, meaning that it keeps an up-to-date copy of all of your files and documents under OS X Leopard, so you can go back in time, anytime, to recover anything with ease.

Pricing and availability:

  • 40Gb 5400RPM $ 95.99
  • 80Gb 5400RPM $109.99
  • 120Gb 5400RPM $119.99
  • 160Gb 5400RPM $129.99
  • 250Gb 5400RPM $157.99
  • 320Gb 5400RPM $179.99 **NEW**
  • 500Gb 5400RPM $329.99 **NEW**
  • 100Gb 7200RPM $139.99 **NEW**
  • 200Gb 7200RPM $189.99 **NEW**


For more information, please visit the Other World Computing website.


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Hardly high capacity by today's standards. I get emails regularly offering me 1Tb drives for less that GB£150:00

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