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OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID

2.0TB Multi-Interface Mirror RAID 0+1

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1 / FireWire 800 / FireWire 400 / eSATA
  • Mac
  • FireWire 800/400
  • USB
High Performance, High Reliability, High Portability, and Style are standard for the OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID Series!
Outstanding Features
Superb Redundancy
The OWC Mercury Elite Pro MIRROR RAID Multi-Interface is designed with data security in mind. Using the award-winning SoftRAID 4, this drive will give you the peace of mind knowing that your critical data is always safe, even if one of the hard disk drives fails. Featuring comprehensive monitoring tools, and automatic recovery, SoftRAID is the best solution on the market!
High Performance
The High-Speed Oxford 946 eSATA / FireWire 800/400 & USB 2.0 chipset combined with the fastest SATA drive mechanisms available give Mercury Elite Pro RAID Solutions some of the fastest single drive transfer rates possible, even exceeding 120 Megabytes Per Second!
High Reliability
A Top-Notch Design and the Best Components ensure the OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID Series is Built to Last. The included Three Year Warranty backs this up!
High Portability
The Compact and Shock Resistant Design has the Mercury Elite Series going places! In addition, the OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID series offers (1) eSATA port, (2) FireWire 800(1394B) ports, (1) FireWire 400 (1394A) port and 1 USB 2.0 port for Easy Plug and Play on ANY system! The OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID even includes all types of cables!
Speedtools
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

  • (2) External OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual RAID Hard Drive
  • 36" High Quality Double Shielded eSATA connecting cable (eSATA - eSATA)
  • 36" High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 connecting cable (9-9 Pin cable)
  • 36" High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 400 connecting cable (6-6 Pin cable)
  • 36" High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 connecting cable
  • (2) 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.
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual-Drive Multi-Interface Assembly Manual (7.2MB PDF)
  • 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
  • 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 946 eSATA / FW800 (1394B) / FW400(1394A) and USB 2.0 (1.1 Backwards compatible) Chipset

Interfaces Supported

  • eSATA (SATA-II)
  • FireWire 800 (1394B)
  • FireWire 400 (1394A)
  • USB 2.0 (1.1 Backwards compatible)

RAID Support

  • The OWC Mercury Elite Pro MIRROR RAID Multi-Interface solution is shipped preconfigured as 2 drive enclosures, each with two Striped (RAID 0) drives, RAIDed together as a Mirror (RAID 0+1) for redundant backup using the included award-winning SoftRAID 4.

Standard Mechanism

    1.0TB HGST Deskstar 7K1000.C Specifications:

    Specifications

    Form Factor
    3.5″ HDD
    Interface
    SATA 3.0Gb/s
    Capacity1
    1.0TB
    Formatted Capacity2
    931GiB
    Rotational Speed
    7,200 RPM
    Cache / Data Buffer
    32MB
    Manufacturer Model Number
    HDS721032CLA382
    Format

    Physical

    Height (max)
    26.1mm (1.027″)
    Width (max)
    101.6mm (4.0″)
    Length (max)
    147mm (5.787″)
    Weight (typical)
    680g (1.499 lbs.)
    Areal Density
    352Gb/in2

    Reliability3

    Contact Start-Stops
    300,000
    Nonrecoverable Read Errors
    1 per 1014 bits read
    Warranty
    3 Year HGST Warranty

    Performance

    Transfer Rate (Max)
    3.0Gb/s

    Power

    Maximum Start Current, DC
    2.0 Amps
    Idle Mode
    4.4 Watts

    Environmental (Operating)

    Shock
    70 G max at 2ms
    Ambient Temperature (°F)
    32°F to 140°F
    Ambient Temperature (°C)
    0°C to 60°C
    Vibration
    0.67 G (5 to 500 Hz)
    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
    1.04 G (5 to 500 Hz)
    Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
    5% to 95%
    Altitude
    -304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)

    Acoustics

    Idle (Typical)
    2.4 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.
  • 4 x 1.0TB* HGST Deskstar™ 7K1000.C**

  • *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

  • 128 Megabyte (4 Drives with 32MB (32,768k) cache each)

Port Configuration

  • eSATA - 1 port
  • FireWire 800 - (2) 9 pin ports
  • FireWire 400 - (1) 6 pin port
  • USB 2.0/1.1 - (1) 5 pin port

Max Data Transfer Rate

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

Port/Interface Bootability

Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?

Format

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 and an available USB 1.1 or FireWire 400 port.
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x and an available USB2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400 port, or eSATA port.
  • Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.

Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 98SE or later and an available FireWire 400 or USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400, or eSATA port.
  • This OWC Mercury Elite Pro 0+1 RAID solution supports Windows 2000 or later, but SoftRAID is a Mac OS only application and driver.

Linux Requirements

  • Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces.
  • This OWC Mercury Elite Pro 0+1 RAID solution supports Windows 2000 or later, but SoftRAID is a Mac OS only application and driver.

Software Included

Power Supply

External Case Dimensions

  • 2.9 in (W) x 9 in (D) x 5.3 in (H) (73mm x 229mm x 134mm)

Drive Weight (no accessories)

  • Approximately 5.8 pounds (2.63kg)

Product Manual

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

  • 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.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n ME8MS7H20T64

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
Carbon Copy Cloner© for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
CCC 3 features an interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure very intuitive. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive. CCC's block-level copy offers the absolute best fidelity in the industry!
View detailed software info
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
SoftRAID 4
SoftRAID 4
All Mercury Elite 800 Mirror RAID Solutions include a FREE, licensed copy of SOFTRAID® from SoftRAID LLC. For Video Professionals, Server Administrators, Publishers, Graphic Designers, and anyone who relies on the integrity of their data! SoftRAID 4 takes your existing hard disks and groups them together to give you more speed, capacity and/or instantaneous backup. No more need of a hardware solution to get RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) protection. Now SoftRAID 4 lets your OS X system have all the benefits of RAID with your own Macintosh and hard disks. An $129.00 Value!
OWC 2.0TB OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mirror RAID 0+1 Mfr P/N: ME8MS7H20T64 OWC SKU: OWCME8MS7H20T64 Multi-Interface Storage Solution 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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