Las Vegas, NV - April 5, 2014
– Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com
, a leading zero emissions Mac upgrade and storage technology, will feature the OWC Mercury Helios 2 PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis
along with its growing family of Thunderbolt interface storage products
at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas this week, at booth #SL14016. The Helios 2 is a solution for using two single-width, or one single-width and one double-width, PCIe 2.0 adapter cards with the Mac Pro 2013, Mac mini, iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Thunderbolt interface computers that do not have PCIe slots due to size and/or design limitations.
More Users Can Now Tap Into Power of PCIe and Thunderbolt
Desktop workstations used to be the only way computer users could access high-performance PCIe cards made for video capture/editing, media transcoding, audio processing, and data storage. Now, with Mercury Helios or Helios 2, users of portable, all-in-one computers, and the new Mac Pro 2013 with two Thunderbolt ports can enjoy the functionality and productivity gains of these PCIe cards wherever their work takes them.
The original Mercury Helios is fast and flexible with throughput up to 10Gb/s, while the Helios 2 handles throughputs of up to 20Gb/s, and is the perfect solution to massively boost workflow productivity. Both are bootable with AHCI compliant cards and can daisy-chain up to six devices.
Helios 2 Key Features:
- Two Thunderbolt Ports
- Thunderbolt cable locking bracket
- Expansions slots: (2) PCIe 2.0 x 8 (x4) mode
- Up to 20Gb/s data transfer
- Daisy-chain up to six devices
- OWC One-Year Limited Warranty
The OWC Mercury Helios 2 PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis is immediately available for $497.99.
For more details, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/Thunderbolt/PCIe_Chassis/Mercury_Helios/Helios2
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod, iPhone, and iPad enhancement products through its e-commerce portal www.macsales.com
. As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC also provides extensive US-based technical support for Macintosh users around the world as well as Internet access via www.fastermac.net
Widely recognized for the high quality of its products and exemplary customer service, OWC's industry awards and recognition include: Crain's Chicago Business
2009 and 2011-2012 "Fast Fifty" List of the Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Inc. 5,000
"Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2013, and Inc.
"Hire Power Awards" honoree 2012-13; Reseller Ratings
Elite Member 2009-2013; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010-2013; About.com
2012 & 2013 Readers' Choice Award for best Mac Peripheral Reseller; Computerworld Magazine
Top Green-IT Companies; McHenry County Economic Development Corporation
2008 and 2011 Business Champion Award, 2013 Green Tech Company of the Year by Business Intelligence Group; CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
OWC and Mercury Helios are registered trademarks of New Concepts Development Corporation, registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Canada. The OWC logo and the Other World Computing Logo are Trademarks of New Concepts Development Corporation. Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are the trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Apple, iMac, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Macintosh, Mac mini and Mac Pro are the trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark property of their owners.