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Mercury Elite Pro Mini
4TB Bus-Powered, Multi-Interface Storage Solution

Mac / PC / Chrome / USB 3.1 Gen 2 / Thunderbolt 3 Compatibility / eSATA
Your portable, plug-and-play powerhouse
Flexible connections. Quiet operation.
Perfect for a day in the studio, on-set and everywhere in between, the OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini with USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 compatibility is a powerhouse for data transfer and storage.

The Mercury Elite Pro mini with USB-C fits 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive or Solid State Drives (SSD). The Mercury Elite Pro mini features a heat-dissipating, fanless design for cool, super-quiet operation.
Rocket power. Pocket size.
Made for fast-transfer and secure storage, it’s ideal for photo and video shoots, editing, motion graphics, audio, Time Machine backups, and all your other data needs. And in a lightweight, impact-resistant brushed aluminum enclosure, it easily goes where you go.

Product Specifications:

Standard Mechanism

    4.0TB Toshiba Laptop Hard Disk Drive Specifications:

    Specifications

    Form Factor
    2.5″ 15mm HDD
    Interface
    SATA 6.0Gb/s
    Capacity
    4.0TB
    Formatted Capacity
    3725GiB
    Rotational Speed
    5,400 RPM
    Cache / Data Buffer
    128MB
    Manufacturer Model Number
    MQ04ABB400
    RoHS Compliant
    Yes
    Format

    Power

    Idle Mode, Active, Max
    70 Watts

    Physical

    Height (max)
    1.5 cm (0.6 in)
    Width (max)
    7.0 cm (2.7 in)
    Length (max)
    10.0 cm (3.9 in)
    Weight (typical)
    180.0 g (0.40 lbs)
    Bytes per Sector
    512 / 4k (512e)

    Environmental (Operating)

    Altitude
    -304.8 m to 3,048 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000+ ft)

    Environmental (Non-Operating)

    Altitude
    -304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
  • 4.0TB Toshiba HDD**

  • *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 Interface

  • SATA 6.0Gb/s

Drive Cache Size

  • 128MB

Drive Rotation Speed

  • 5400RPM

Mac OS Compatibility

  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave

PC OS Compatibility

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Home Server 2011
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016

Chipset

  • (1) USB 3.1 Gen 2 Bridge: ASMedia ASM235CM
  • (1) ASMedia ASM1456B

Certifications

  • CE
  • FCC

Number of Bays

  • One

Data Transfer Rates

  • USB 3.1 gen 2: 10Gb/s (or 1250 MB/s)
  • eSATA: 600MB/s

Bus Powered

  • Yes, optional external power adapter

Ports

  • (1) USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port
  • (1) eSATA 6 GB/s Port

Housing Color

  • Silver

Housing Material

  • Aluminum

Noise

  • Idle (Typical): 2.2 bels
  • Seek (Typical): 2.3 bels

MTBF

  • 600,000 hours

Ambient Temperature

  • Operating: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Non-Operating: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)

Dimensions

  • Height: 2.5 cm (1.0 in)
  • Length: 14.0 cm (5.5 in)
  • Width: 9.8 cm (3.9 in)

Weight

  • 318.0 g (0.70 lbs)
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n ME6CM5T04 UPC#: 810586031608

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Includes

  • OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C to Type-C) cable
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C to Type-A) cable
  • eSATA cable
  • DC to USB Type-A connector
  • User Guide

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: rjtiedeman Location: Stamford, CT Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Purchased to replace older Firewire/USB Pro Mini January 24, 2020 My 3+ year old OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini had a bad USB Micro-B jack failed due to everyday use while traveling. After calling support it was determined that preparing was not an option and it was out of warranty. Used it with the firewire for several months then purchased the NEW USB-C case. Inserted my old 2 TB drive and it works great. Way faster than my other drives. It was also the only case I could find that fit my 14.5mm high 2TB HD. Happy with the new disappointed that the old one could not be repaired.

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Reviewer: N8QQW Location: Cincinnati, OH Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 4/5 Nice, solid case with quality cables June 28, 2019 I’ve tried a number of enclosures, and this one is the best I’ve found so far to house an SSD. Easy to install the drive, very solid case. I would have gone 5 stars, but one of the closure screws was stripped, so down a star for that. The back plate still secured fine, so not a big deal.

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OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini 4TB Bus-Powered, Multi-Interface Storage Solution Mfr P/N: ME6CM5T04 OWC SKU: OWCME6CM5T04 Bus-powered storage solution with USB-C and eSATA interfaces. Includes connection cables. 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $199.75
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