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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini bus-powered FireWire 800 & USB 3.0 RAID Storage Enclosure. Accommodates two 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD. Selectable RAID 0, 1, or SPAN modes. Fanless design. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty. (MEMD3F0GB)

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OWC Mercury
Elite Pro Dual mini

Add your own drives enclosure kit
Bus-powered, multi-interface, external drive
User switchable to RAID-0, RAID-1, or span drive modes.

USB 3.0 & 2.0 / FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 compatible) / Mac / PC
  • Mac
  • PC
  • FireWire 800/400
  • USB
Portable Dual-Drive Performance
This portable, bus-powered drive is perfect for backup, audio/video, photography, music, graphics, data management and more. Large storage capacity and selectable RAID-0, RAID-1, or span drive modes let you choose the best combination of speed, capacity, and redundancy. Get dual-drive high-performance and capacity with easy access to your data at the office, on the road, or at home.
Install Two 2.5" Drives
The best portable dual drive case has room to pack two identical 2.5" hard drives or SSDs up to 12.5mm tall. Add up to 3.0TB of hard drive capacity or go ultra fast with two SSDs up to 960GB. Pick the RAID mode that best suits your needs, and get up to 500MB/s of performance in RAID-0, use RAID-1 for instant data backup, or create a large drive with span.
Portable. Practical. Durable.
A rugged aluminum enclosure provides great looks with durable protection for the Elite Pro Dual mini's two internal drives. A sleek and slim design makes it practical and rugged enough to be tossed into your gear bag at a moment's notice while taking up minimal desktop space. You can also stack multiple drives together to easily add more storage capabilities.
Dual-Drive Plug & Play Convenience
Simply use the included FireWire or USB cables to connect the Elite Pro Dual mini to your Mac or PC to enjoy plug-and-play convenience and take advantage of it's capacity and up to 500MB/s performance.
Your Choice of RAID Modes
RAID-1 Mirror
Both drives are used to write two "mirrored" copies of your data at the same time to provide an instant backup copy of your data.
RAID-0 Performance Stripe
Both drives are combined together to create a single drive volume that's much faster and provides larger capacity.
NRAID (Span)
Creates a larger drive by combining the capacity of two or more drives of the same or varying sizes into a larger drive volume.

Uses two 2.5" SATA drives (not included)
Requires two identical model drives for RAID-0 and RAID-1.
Non-matched drives can be used only in span drive mode.
2.5" sata hard drive
This drive enclosure requires two 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) drive mechanisms with a maximum height of 12mm. Please make sure that the drive you wish to use with this enclosure is compatible. The amount of power provided by a computer bus can vary, and the use of the optional AC adapter may be required for proper operation of hard drives and solid state drives the have high power requirements.

Includes

Features

  • Custom Oxford 946DSE and Oxford 3101 FW800 (1394B) / USB 3.0 (2.0 Backwards compatible) Chipset
  • Hardware RAID: RAID-1, RAID-0, or NRAID span drive modes
  • Smart Power switch – in switched on position, unit powers up and down in tandem with computer
  • System status LEDs
  • Near silent fanless operation
  • Heat dissipating anodized aluminum enclosure
  • Ultra-protective Shock Isolation System
  • Bus Powered Design through FireWire ports

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Product Specifications:

Drive Type

  • Two matching 2.5″ SATA drives up to 12.5mm

Bridge Chipset

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

Drive Mechanisms Supported

  • Any two 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD up to 12.5mm in size.
  • Note: Because the amount of computer bus power provided can vary, use of the optional AC adapter may be required for proper operation of higher power draw mechanical hard drives and solid state drives.

Drive Rotation Speed

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

Drive Cache Size

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

Maximum Data Transfer Rate

  • FireWire 800 – 100MB/sec
  • FireWire 400 – 50MB/sec
  • USB 3.0 – 500MB/sec
  • USB 2.0 – 60MB/sec

Port/Interface Bootability

Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 compatible, OS X 10.1.x and later. (10.2 or later required for FW800 and USB 3.0)
  • FireWire 800: Macintosh with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 card.
  • FireWire 400: Macintosh with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card.
  • USB 3.0: Macintosh with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 3.0 card.
  • USB 2.0: Macintosh with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 2.0 card.

Windows System Requirements

  • FireWire 800: PC with FireWire 800 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 800 card.
  • FireWire 400: PC with FireWire 400 interface, either built in or via PCI FireWire 400 card.
  • USB 3.0: PC with USB 3.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 3.0 card.
  • USB 2.0: PC with USB 2.0 interface, either built in or via PCI USB 2.0 card.

Linux Requirements

  • Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces.

Selectable RAID Modes

  • RAID-1 Mirror (factory default)
  • RAID-0 Stripe
  • NRAID span

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via FireWire 800 supported on all models equipped with an available FireWire 800 port either factory stock or via add on FireWire 800 PCI Card.
  • Note: not powered via USB
  • Optional AC Adapter* (available as a separate purchase here)

  • *AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.

Format

Enclosure Size

  • 5.6″(D) x 6.1″(W) x 1.1″(H)
  • 14.4 cm x 15.4 cm x 2.8 cm

Enclosure Weight (no accessories)

  • Weighs as little as 1.70 lbs with SSDs, 1.75 lbs with hard drives

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) Up to 0°C – 42°C (32°F – 107°F)
  • (non-operating) Up to -40°C – 85°C (-40°F – 185°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) Up to 5% – 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) Up to 5% – 95% RH (Non-condensing)

Shock

  • Up to 1500G

Vibration

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

MTBF

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

Warranty

1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited 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.

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