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DIY Bundle
Includes: 2.0TB 2.5" Seagate/Samsung 5400RPM HDD, OWC Express USB 2.0 Enclosure, and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1

HD Upgrade
Get more storage when you upgrade/replace the existing 2.5" drive in your Mac.
Includes a 2.5" drive, enclosure, and toolkit to upgrade/replace the internal drive in your Mac.
Upgrade/Replace your internal drive
The Drive and Tools you need to Upgrade/Replace the existing 2.5" Drive in your laptop, Mac mini, Xbox, PS3, etc + make the drive being replaced an External for data transfer, backup, and/or additional portable storage.
Everything you need in one package, immediately ready to assemble and:
  • Backup and store your data with style and confidence.
  • Take your data with you - small enough to keep in a pocket!
  • Easily add additional laptop storage with no AC adapter required.
Examples of how this bus-powered Express bundle can be used in real world situations:
Power Users / Travelers: Relocate your "home folder" to your Express and have your files with you at home, at work or on the road without the need to synchronize your machines.

Laptop Owners: Clone your current internal SATA hard drive in your laptop to the new drive. Then install the new, larger drive in your laptop and keep the smaller drive in your Express for additional storage space.

iTunes Aficionados: Keep a copy of your iTunes library on your external drive to play on multiple machines.

Gamers: Add additional storage to your XBox 360 or PS3 game console to store music, media, and other downloads. PS3 even includes a backup utility to protect your internal drive's data.

For Everyone: Have the piece of mind of a complete backup plan. Create a bootable clone of your hard drive at regular intervals so if your computer goes down, your productivity doesn't go down with it. Boot to another computer and keep on working!
The Right Tools for the Job
Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install. Technical support for this DIY product consists only of this video.

Everything you need in one package, immediately ready to assemble and:
  • OWC Express 2.5" SATA Drive Enclosure
  • 2.0TB Seagate/Samsung Hard Drive
  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 (mini-B type) connecting cable
  • Assembly Manual & User Guide
  • Carrying sleeve
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
If you Hit a Roadblock, We are Here to Help.
Should you ever need assistance with your upgrade, OWC's award winning U.S. based technical support is at the ready to answer any questions you may have via phone or live chat from 8AM-8PM Mon-Fri and 9AM-4PM Sat.
Note: This enclosure is not designed for support of SSDs and recommended to used with 2.5" Hard Drives only. Compatible with ALL notebooks that accept 9.5mm SATA drives. New low profile 1.0TB hard drive included. *Bus powered via USB port on most computers, provided computer's bus supplies appropriate power needs.

Includes

Mercury Elite-AL Pro includes
  • OWC Express 2.5″ SATA Drive Enclosure
  • 2.0TB Seagate/Samsung 5400RPM Hard Drive
  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
    • Nylon Spudger
    • Phillips #00
    • Straight Blade 1.8mm
    • Torx T8
    • Torx T6
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 (mini-B type) connecting cable
  • Assembly Manual & User Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Carrying sleeve
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time

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2.0TB Seagate Mobile HDD Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
2.5-inch HDD
Interface
SATA 6.0Gb/s
Capacity1
2.0TB
Formatted Capacity2
1.86GiB
Rotational Speed
5,400 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
128MB
Manufacturer Model Number
ST2000LM007
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
7.0 mm (0.276″)
Width (max)
69.9 mm (2.75″)
Length (max)
100.4 mm (3.95″)
Weight (typical)
90g (0.2 lbs.)
Data Heads
4
Number of Disks
2
Guaranteed Sectors
3,907,029,168
Bytes per Sector
512
Areal Density
51320Gb/in2

Reliability3

Load/Unload Cycles
600,000
Head-Rest Method
QuietStep™ Ramp Load
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
1 per 1014 bits read

Performance

Transfer Rate (Max)
140 MB/s
Track-to-track Seek
1.5ms
Average Seek Time
13.0ms
Average Latency
5.6ms

Power

Start Current, DC
1.0 Amps
Seek Power
1.8 Watts
Read Power
1.7 Watts
Write Power
1.8 Watts
Idle Mode Average
1.5 Watts
Idle Mode, Active
0.85 Watts
Idle Mode, Low Power
0.5 Watts
Standby Mode
0.13 Watts
Sleep Mode
0.13 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
400 Gs at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
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
1000 Gs at 1ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 158°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 70°C
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Altitude
-304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
2.2 bels
Seek (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.

OWC Express Specifications:

Chipset

  • Jmicron 20329 USB 2.0 chipset

Interfaces Supported

  • USB 2.0 / 1.1 Backwards compatible

Port Configuration

  • USB 2.0 - (1) mini "B" port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)

Port/Interface Bootability

    Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
  • USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info

System Requirements

  • Macintosh: Macintosh running OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x, and an available USB port. Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.
  • PC: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98, and an available USB port.
  • Linux: Linux compatible via supported the USB interface.

Cooling

  • Super quiet fanless ventilation

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via USB on all models with USB 2.0 port

Drive Requirements

  • Any 2.5" Serial-ATA Hard Drive up to 9.5mm height. Not recommended for Solid State Drives.

External Case Dimensions

  • 3.07 in (W) x 5.12 in (D) x 0.55 in (H)

Enclosure Weight (no accessories)

  • 2.0 ounces (56g)

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Relative Humidity

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Shock

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Vibration

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Warranty

1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited 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 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty

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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 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great alternative to buying new computer January 4, 2015 Thought it would be intimidating opening up my MacBook Pro and mucking around with the insides, but the how-to videos were wonderful. Turned out to be easy to install. Has provided new life for my 2009 laptop which was experiencing problems because the HD was almost full, and couldn't function properly. Saved me a bundle of money because I didn't have to buy a new computer.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

DIY Bundle: 2.0TB 2.5" Seagate/Samsung 5400RPM HDD, OWC Express Silver Enclosure, and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit Mfr P/N: Y2000LM003 OWC SKU: OWCY2000LM003 SATA Enclosure Kit with Seagate/Samsung Drive & 5 piece toolkit. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $175.97Bundle Priced for $115.00
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