500GB OWC Mercury On-The-Go Now $329
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go portable hard drive is now available in a capacity of 500Gb for just $329. 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. Fully bus powered with no additional external power required, each Mercury On-The-Go Drive features backup software - Prosoft DataRescue III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. OWC Mercury On-The-Go Drives are immediately available and priced starting at $95.99.
Other World Computing Press Release
OWC ANNOUNCES LOWEST-COST MERCURY ON-THE-GO FIREWIRE + USB 2.0 PORTABLE STORAGE DRIVES
Expands Line with Bus-Powered, Plug & Play Models with Just One Cable
No Additional External Power or Secondary Cable Required
May 15, 2008 Woodstock, IL—Other World Computing (OWC) http://www.macsales.com, a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today the lowest cost line of OWC Mercury On-The-Go FireWire + 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.
Pricing for OWC Mercury On-the-Go FireWire + USB 2.0 models:
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**
Built for the “On-The-Go” Road Warrior
Bring Your Computer Everywhere You Go
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 supported by Mercury On-the-Go models; Prosoft DataRescue III for OS X; and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. All portable 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, and Vista.
Special OWC Exclusive Hitachi Rebate is available now and through May 23rd on all OWC Mercury On-The-Go 200GB 7200RPM Models. Save an additional $30 per unit on up to 5 drives on qualifying purchases. Qualifying models and more information online:
For more information, see: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/firewire/on-the-go.
About Other World Computing (OWC)
OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. OWC is also a strategic partner with Axiotron and exclusive US distributor of the award winning Axiotron Modbook™.
OWC is the winner of numerous awards, including Computerworld Magazine’s Top Green-IT Companies for 2008 and the 2008 “Business Champion Award” from McHenry County Economic Development Corporation. The company’s management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers http://www.fastermac.net and http://www.owc.net and is the leading technology employer as ranked by the McHenry County Business Journal. For more information, see http://www.otherworldcomputing.com or http://www.macsales.com.
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