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OWC Mercury Pro FireWire 800/400 & USB 3.0 SuperMulti-Drive up to 24X DVD, 12X DVD Dual Layer, 48X CDRW Burn Speeds. Fully compatible with Roxio Toast, Apple iDVD, etc! 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty. (MR3F82SD24S)

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OWC Mercury Pro

24X External DVD Burner

Mac / PC / FireWire 800 / FireWire 400 / USB 3.0
The next generation of storage technology.

With the OWC Mercury Pro Optical Drive Solution you can archive massive amounts of data, and start creating DVDs using your own family and friends as the stars! The OWC Mercury Pro has everything you will need to get up and burning with ease! Offering true Plug & Play, it's never been easier to get started creating your own DVDs.

Supports the burning of up to 8.5GB using low-cost Dual Layer DVDs. SATA interface technology allows for easier integration and ultimately faster performance. Features three interface types: FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 3.0!

Bundled with the OWC Disc Labeling Software Suite
Whether you're labeling your finished discs with adhesive labels, using inkjet-printable discs, or laser burning via LightScribe or LabelFlash; OWC has included the software give your discs a polished, professional, finished look. The suite includes software for creating jewel case inserts and DVD covers as well. A $39.95 value included.
Note: This drive is NOT LightScribe or LabelFlash equipped.
Get ready to be creative, the possibilities are endless with the OWC Mercury Pro!
Note: Apple's DVD Player application only works with an internal optical drive or the Apple's external SuperDrive. To play DVDs with your drive, we recommend the free VLC Player, which can be downloaded from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Includes

  • OWC Mercury Pro Quad Interface External DVD Drive
  • 110v US Standard Power Cable
  • UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz input, 12 Volt 2 Amp, 5 Volt 2 Amp output Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately). For replacement power supply, click here.
  • FireWire 800 (1394b) 9 pin - 9 pin Connecting Cable
  • FireWire 400 (1394a) 6 pin - 6 pin Connecting Cable
  • USB A-B Cable
  • Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3
  • OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle
    • LightScribe System Software
    • LightScribe Simple Labeler
    • Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel

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Product Specifications

Chipset

  • Initio 1615 and 3609

Standard Mechanism

    LG Super-Multi Specs:

    General

    Drive Type
    Internal DVD/CD Writer
    Form Factor
    5.25" Desktop
    Interface
    SATA
    Loading Mechanism
    Tray
    Bezel Color
    Black
    Buffer Memory
    0.5MB
    Mounting Orientation
    Horizontal / Vertical
    Manufacturer Model Number
    GH24NSB0B
    RoHS Compliant
    Yes

    Performance

    Access Time
    DVD-ROM: 145ms typ.
    CD-ROM: 125ms typ.
    Supported Formats
    DVD-ROM (SL/DL), DVD±R (SL/DL), DVD±RW, DVD-RAM, M-DISC, CD-R/RW/ROM, CD-DA, Video CD

    Capacity

    Data Capacity
    8.5GB : DVD General Use Double Layer
    4.6GB : DVD General Use
    700MB : 79 minute CD
    650MB : 74 minute CD
    550MB : 63 minute CD

    Disk Labeling

    Disc Labeling
    No

    Physical

    Height (max)
    41.3mm (1.6")
    Width (max)
    146.0mm (5.7")
    Length (max)
    165mm (6.5")
    Weight (typical)
    0.70kg (1.54lbs.)

    Environment

    Operating Temperature
    5° C to 45° C
    Non-Operating Temperature
    -30° C to 60° C
    Operating Humidity
    15% to 80% R.H.
    Non-Operating Humidity
    10% to 90 % R.H.

    Maximum Read Speeds

    DVD-RAM
    5X
    DVD-R
    16X
    DVD+R
    16X
    DVD-R (Dual Layer)
    12X
    DVD+R (Dual Layer)
    12X
    DVD-RW
    13X
    DVD+RW
    13X
    DVD-ROM
    16X
    DVD-ROM (Dual Layer)
    12X
    CD-ROM
    48X
    CD-R
    48X
    CD-RW
    40X

    Maximum Write Speeds

    DVD-RAM
    5X
    DVD-R
    24X
    DVD+R
    24X
    DVD-R DL
    8X
    DVD+R DL
    8X
    DVD-RW
    6X
    DVD+RW
    8X
    CD-R
    48X
    CD-RW
    24X

    Reliability

    System Requirements

    Mac
    Compatible with any Mac Pro system with a SATA interface. The 'Woodcrest' or 'Harpertown' Mac Pro uses an IDE interface and is not compatible with this drive.
    DVD Player Support:
    Mac OS X 10.3 (all versions) - DVD player works perfectly
    Mac OS X previous to OS X 10.3 - DVD player not supported
    Mac OS 9 or earlier - DVD player not supported
    PC
    Compatible with any PC system running Windows 2000 or later with a SATA drive interface. Please see your burning software application manufacturer's website for specific support of this drive mechanism.
    OWC Notes:
    1. At this time, there is no native support for this drive when using earlier versions of Mac OS X. Patching this drive for support under earlier versions of Mac OS X is possible using Christian Moller's PatchBurn Software.
    2. Requires disabling of hard disk sleep in Mac Pro Systems to prevent drive from disappearing during sleep. To disable hard disk sleep go to the Apple --->System Preferences ---> Energy Saver and uncheck "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible."
  • LG Super-Multi Drive 24X DVD/CD Writer

Optical Drive Support

  • 5.25" SATA I/II optical drives (all CD & DVD devices and Blu-ray drives 6.7 in (17cm) and shorter)

Port Configuration

  • FireWire 800 (1394b) - 2 Ports
  • FireWire 400 (1394a) - 1 Port
  • USB 3.0 (2.0/1.1 Backwards Compatible) - 1 Port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • FireWire 800 - 800Mbps (or 100MB/sec)
  • FireWire 400 - 400Mbps (or 50MB/sec)
  • USB 3.0 - 3.0Gbps (or 300MB/sec)
  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)
  • USB 1.1 - 12Mbps (or 1.5MB/sec)

LED Indicator

  • Preconfigured solutions only

Solution Material

  • ABS Plastic

Cooling

  • Fan Cooled

Macintosh System Requirements

  • FireWire Interface and OS X 10.3 or above
  • USB 3.0/2.0 Interface and OS X (any version)

Windows System Requirements

  • FireWire Interface and Windows XP SP2 or later.
  • USB 3.0/2.0 Interface and Windows XP SP2 or later.

Power Supply

OWC Notes

  • Drive is Plug & Play natively supported by Apple iLife, Apple iDVD, etc with Mac OS X 10.4.3 and later.
    • If you are using Mac OS X 10.4.2, the latest version 10.4.11 is a free update we recommend installing.
    • If you are using Mac OS X 10.3.x, you will need PatchBurn for 10.3.x for support.
    • If you are using Mac OS X 10.2.8, you will need PatchBurn for 10.2.8 for support.
  • This drive is not supported under Mac OS 9 or earlier.

External Case Dimensions

  • 6.3 in (D) x 11.3 in (W) x 3.1 in (H)
    (16.00 cm x 28.70 cm x 7.87 cm)

Enclosure Weight

  • 4.0lbs (1.81kg)

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) 5°C - 55°C (41°F - 131°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

  • (operating) 65G 2ms
  • (non-operating) 175G 2ms

Warranty

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n MR3F82SD24S

Software

OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle for Mac OS X
All the software you need to start creating your own LightScribe Labels on your Mac! Includes: LightScribe System Software, LightScribe Simple Labeler & Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel Full Version! With DiscLabel you can create, print, & share CD labels, jewel case inserts, and DVD covers that look truly professional.... a $35.95 value!
Prosoft
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! Click here to purchase software separately from solution
OWC 24X OWC Mercury Pro Mfr P/N: MR3F82SD24S OWC SKU: OWCMR3F82SD24S Tri-Interface Optical Solution 1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $99.00 Other World Computing MR3F82SD24S In Stock, Click to Buy Now
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