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8.0TB OWC Mercury Elite Pro Performance FW800 & USB3 Dual Drive RAID. 7200RPM Storage Solution w/64MB Data Buffer (32MB per HD). All Cables Included, Prosoft Data Backup 3, NovaBACKUP, Intech Speed Tools Included. 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty. (MED3FH7T8.0) Same Day $629.99
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OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID

8.0TB Multi-Interface Performance RAID

Mac / PC / USB 3.0 & 2.0 / FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 Backwards Compatible)
High-performance and reliability come standard with the OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Drive RAID.
Outstanding Features
Time-Tested
The Elite Pro Dual is a customer favorite in the OWC external drive lineup and has provided professionals and enthusiasts alike with reliable, time-tested, large capacity, and high-performance storage for over 8 years.
High-Performance, Easy to Connect
The Elite Pro Dual combines high-speed Oxford chipsets with two SATA drives to provide fast data transfer rates up to 300MB/s. It has two FireWire 800 ports, which are FireWire 400 compatible and a USB 3.0 / 2.0 port. It's also plug-and-play easy to connect to any Mac or PC.
Runs Cool & Quiet
The Elite Pro Dual utilizes a vented front plate and whisper quiet fan to cool its two internal drives by moving air through the enclosure. In addition, its rugged 2mm thick aluminum enclosure acts as a heat sink. This tandem cooling action keeps the Elite Pro Dual running coolly, quietly, and reliably.
Built to Last
A rugged, shock-resistant aluminum enclosure coupled with high-quality internal components ensures the Elite Pro Dual RAID is built to last. It also comes backed by an OWC 3 Year Warranty.
Includes the Powerful SpeedTools Utility Suite for Mac
The comprehensive Mac utility used by professionals for accurate Mac diagnosis and maintenance. Click the SOFTWARE tab below to learn more »
From day one, the OWC Mercury Elite Series has been designed to be everything you'd hope for and more!

Includes

  • External OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Bay Hard Drive
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 connecting cable (9-9 Pin cable)
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0/2.0 connecting cable
  • UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz input, 12 Volt 5 Amp output Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately). For replacement power supply, click here.
  • Owner's Manual
  • Pre-installed Backup and Utility software
    • Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™ OEM (For Mac OS 8.6 - X only)
    • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    • NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 2000 or later
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual-Drive Multi-Interface Assembly Manual (2.9MB PDF)
  • Over 1.5GB of Freeware/Shareware/Public domain software pre-installed
  • OWC 3 Year Solution Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
  • Complimentary 6 Month Level 1 Data Recovery

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Product Specifications:

Chipset

  • Custom Oxford 946DSE and Oxford 3101 FW800 (1394B) / USB 3.0 (2.0 Backwards compatible) Chipset

Interfaces Supported

  • FireWire 800 (1394B)
  • USB 3.0 (2.0 Backwards compatible)

Recommended configurations supported

  • RAID 0, RAID 1, and span for maximum performance (requires two identical Hard Drives).

Standard Mechanism

    4.0TB HGST Deskstar 7K4000 OEM Specifications:

    Specifications

    Form Factor
    3.5″ HDD
    Interface
    SATA 6.0Gb/s
    Capacity1
    4.0TB
    Formatted Capacity2
    3725GiB
    Rotational Speed
    7,200 RPM
    Cache / Data Buffer
    64MB
    Manufacturer Model Number
    0F14681
    Format

    Physical

    Height (max)
    26.1mm (1.027″)
    Width (max)
    101.6mm (4.0″)
    Length (max)
    147mm (5.787″)
    Weight (typical)
    690g (1.521 lbs.)
    Bytes per Sector
    512

    Reliability3

    Contact Start-Stops
    600,000
    Nonrecoverable Read Errors
    1 per 1014 bits read
    Warranty
    1 Year OWC Fulfilled Warranty

    Performance

    Transfer Rate (Max)
    6.0Gb/s

    Power

    Maximum Start Current, DC
    2.0 Amps
    Idle Mode
    6.9 Watts

    Environmental (Operating)

    Shock
    70 G max at 2ms
    Ambient Temperature (°F)
    41°F to 107°F
    Ambient Temperature (°C)
    5°C to 42°C
    Vibration
    (G RMS 5 to 500Hz): 0.67 (XYZ)
    Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
    8% to 90%
    Altitude
    -304.8 m to 3,048 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000+ ft)

    Environmental (Non-Operating)

    Shock
    350 G max at 1ms
    Ambient Temperature (°F)
    -40°F to 158°F
    Ambient Temperature (°C)
    -40°C to 70°C
    Vibration
    (G RMS 2 to 200Hz): 1.04 (XYZ)
    Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
    5% to 95%
    Altitude
    -304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)

    Acoustics

    Idle (Typical)
    2.9 bels
    1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
    2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
    3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
  • 2 x 4.0TB* HGST Deskstar 7K4000 OEM Hard Disk Drives**

    *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

    **OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.

Drive Rotation Speed

  • 7200 RPM

Drive Cache Size

  • 32 Megabyte (2 Drives with 16MB (16,384) cache each)

Port Configuration

  • FireWire 800 - (2) 9 pin ports
  • USB 3.0 - (1) Standard-B port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • FireWire 800 - 100MB/s
  • FireWire 400 - 50MB/sec
  • USB 3.0 - 300MB/s
  • USB 2.0 - 60MB/s
  • USB 1.1 - 1.5MB/s

Port/Interface Bootability

    Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
  • FireWire 800: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. – Click for more info
  • USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. – Click for more info

Format

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 compatible, OS X 10.1.x and later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x (10.2 or later required for FW800 and USB 2.0)
  • USB 3.0: Macintosh with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via USB 3.0 expander card.
  • USB 2.0: Macintosh with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via USB 2.0 expander card.
  • FireWire 800: Macintosh with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via FireWire 800 expander card.
  • FireWire 400: Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via FireWire 400 expander card.
  • Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.

Windows System Requirements

  • USB 3.0: Windows XP and later with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via USB 3.0 expander card.
  • USB 2.0: Windows 2000 and later with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via USB 2.0 expander card.
  • FireWire 800: Windows 2000 and later with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via FireWire 800 expander card.
  • FireWire 400: Windows 2000 and late with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via FireWire 400 expander card.

Linux Requirements

  • Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces.

Pre-installed Backup and Utility software

Power Supply

External Case Dimensions

  • 2.8 in (W) x 9 in (D) x 5.25 in (H) (71.2mm x 228.6mm x 133.4mm)

Drive Weight (no accessories)

  • Approximately 5.5 pounds (2.5kg)

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) 5°C - 42°C (41°F - 107°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)

Shock

  • 65G 2mS; (non-operating) 175G 2mS

Vibration

  • (operating) 1.0G (5 - 300Hz)
  • (non-operating) 5.0G (5 - 500Hz)

MTBF (hours)

  • More than 300,000 power-on hours

Warranty

OWC 3 Year Solution Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur - OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

View more information about the OWC 3 Year Solution warranty

Note: Do not disassemble or otherwise open your OWC solution prior to the conclusion of OWC's 3 year Warranty period. Doing so will void the remainder of the OWC warranty.

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Software

Prosoft Macworld 4.5 mice
Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
Backup Made Easy. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB drives, network drives, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don't need to 'think' about backing up... It does it for you.
A $59.00 Value! View detailed software info, or click here to purchase software separately from solution
Novastor
NovaStor NovaBACKUP® Solution for Windows®
NovaBACKUP has been helping millions of users recover from data loss and disasters for over 18 years. Feature rich, NovaBACKUP provides a powerful backup solution. Built-in support for hundreds of the most popular storage devices and a step-by-step backup and restore wizard makes NovaBACKUP extremely easy to use. Requires Windows 2000 or later.
A $49.95 Value! View detailed software info
Intech SpeedTools Utilities
Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™
Intech SpeedTools consists of a suite of utilities managed by an application which controls the launching, documentation and version control of each individual component utility, such as Disk Defrag and QuickBack. An easy-to-use installation and removal application is provided to make installation a snap, yet powerful enough to allow you to customize which utility component set you would like to create.
An $89.95 Value! View detailed software info, or click here to purchase software separately from solution
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