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OWC Mercury Pro

Quad-Interface Optical Drive External Enclosure
eSATA | FireWire 800/400 | USB 2.0 & 1.1

New Condition | Open Box

Add Plug and Play CD, DVD, and/or Blu-ray disc burning to any USB equipped computer.
Add Plug and Play CD, DVD, and/or Blu-ray disc burning to any USB equipped computer. Turn your internal or bare 5.25" SATA optical drive into an external optical drive! Just install your favorite drive mechanism into the OWC Mercury Pro enclosure, plug in, and go! It's that easy!
Four Interface Types for Greatest Compatibility
FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA with transfer rates of up to 300MB/s! With so many interface choices, it's compatible with virtually any system. The OWC Mercury Pro includes connecting cables for all four interface types. Offering true Plug & Play, it's never been easier to get started creating your own CD, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs*.
Uses 3.5" SATA hard drives too!
With a device like the Incessa IN-SBK-1000 Internal SATA Hot-Swap Drive Drawer, you can install 3.5" SATA hard drives in the Mercury 5.25" Pro optical drive enclosure. Once the Incessa Drive Drawer is installed, you can insert and eject 3.5" SATA hard drives as easily as a floppy disk, tape backup system or flash memory card. Bundle Available.

*Disc read/write capabilities vary depending on installed drive.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Part Number

  • MRSFW8U2

Chipset

  • Oxford 934DSB

Optical Drive Support

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

LED Indicator

  • Preconfigured solutions only

Solution Material

  • ABS Plastic

Cooling

  • Fan Cooled

Power Supply

  • 110v US Standard Power Cable & 110/240v Auto Switching International Power Supply

Vibration

  • Varies with drive mechanism installed

MTBF

  • Varies with drive mechanism installed

Port Configuration

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

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • eSATA - 3.0 Gbit/s (or 300 MB/sec)
  • 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)

Macintosh System Requirements

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

Windows System Requirements

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

OWC Notes

  • Apple software currently does not support Blu-ray drives, but the DVD and CD burning/reading portions of the OS do function.
  • It is expected a future release of the OS will add Blu-ray support and the ability to display HD Blu-ray video.

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

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)

Total Shipping Weight

  • Less than 4.0Lbs/1.8kgs

Includes

  • External SATA 5.25" Case Kit
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 800 (1394b) connecting cable (9-9 Pin cable)
  • High Quality Double Shielded FireWire 400 (1394a) connecting cable (6-6 Pin cable)
  • High Quality eSATA connecting cable
  • USB 2.0 Certified A-B connecting cable
  • 110v US Standard Power Cable & 110/240v Auto Switching International Power Supply

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Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 1 out of 1 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Beaverton, OR Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 4 years, still works great March 22, 2016 I have upgraded my old mac since I purchased this in 2012, but my blu-ray drive is still going strong attached to this enclosure connected via a FW800->Thunderbolt adapter. Works great, hasn't let me down yet. Highly recommended.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

OWC Mercury Pro Quad-Interface Optical Drive External Enclosure Mfr P/N: MRSFW8U2 OWC SKU: OWCMRSFW8U2OB FireWire 800, FireWire 400, eSATA, USB2.0/1.1 Enclosure kit for 5.25" SATA Optical Drives. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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