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DIY Bundle: Mercury On-The-Go Pro + 500GB 7200RPM HDD
OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro USB 3.0, 2.5" 500GB Western Digital Scorpio Black 7200RPM 9.5mm Hard Drive, Backup & Utilities Software Bundle and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit

OWC DIY Bundle
Everything you need in one package, immediately ready to assemble.
Backup and store your data with style
and confidence
  • Upgrade, transfer & use original drive as external.
  • 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 On-The-Go bundle can be used in real world situations:

Power Users / Travelers
Relocate your "home folder" to your On-The-Go Pro 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 On-The-Go 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 peace 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!
Includes:
  • OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro
  • 750GB Western Digital Scorpio 7200RPM HDD
  • Backup & Utilities Software Bundle
  • USB 3.0 Connecting Cable
  • Carrying Case
  • OWC 5 Piece Toolkit


Includes

Mercury On-The-Go includes
  • OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro USB 3.0 storage solution for SATA 2.5" Hard Drives
  • 500GB Western Digital® Black™
  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
    • Nylon Spudger
    • Phillips #00
    • Straight Blade 1.8mm
    • Torx T8
    • Torx T6
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0 certified connecting cable
  • Carrying Case
  • Backup and Utility software CD
    • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    • NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 2000 or later
  • Assembly Manual & User Guide
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time

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500GB Western Digital WD Black Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
2.5″ HDD
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Capacity1
500GB
Formatted Capacity2
465GiB
Rotational Speed
7200 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
32MB
Manufacturer Model Number
WD5000LPLX
Format

Physical

Height (max)
9.5mm (0.374″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.75″)
Length (max)
100.2mm (3.94″)
Weight (typical)
115g (0.242 lbs.)

Reliability3

Warranty
5 Year Western Digital Warranty

Performance

Transfer Rate (Max)
6.0 Gb/s
Track-to-track Seek
2.0ms
Average Seek Time
12.0ms

Power

Read Power
2.00 Watts
Write Power
2.00 Watts
Idle Mode
0.85 Watts
Standby Mode
0.25 Watts
Sleep Mode
0.25 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
Vibration
0.00459 g²/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
8% to 90%
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 10,000 feet

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 158°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 70°C
Vibration
0.05102 g²/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 40,000 feet

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
2.3 bels
Seek (Typical)
2.5 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 On-The-Go Pro Specifications:

Bus Interface

  • USB 3.0 / 2.0 & 1.1 Backwards compatible port.

Chipset

  • ASMedia 1051e USB 3.0 chipset

Drive Mechanisms Supported

  • Any 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD up to 2.2TB in capacity and up to 12.5mm in size. Use of 12.5mm size drives requires Installation Support Kit.

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 3.0 - 500MB/s
  • USB 2.0 - 60MB/s

UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Compliant

  • Yes

Software Included

Port/Interface Bootability

  • Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
  • USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info
  • USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info

System Requirements

  • Macintosh: Macintosh OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later including ‘Lion’ 10.7.x, and an available USB 3.0 port. Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.
  • PC: Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98, and an available USB 3.0 port.
  • Linux: Linux compatible via supported the USB interface.

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 3.0 port factory stock.
  • Optional AC Adapter* (available as a separate purchase here)

  • * AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.

External Case Dimensions

  • 3.5" (W) x 5.5" (D) x 1" (H)
  • 88.9mm x 139.7mm x 25.4mm

Total Shipping Weight

  • 6.8 oz. (.19kg) bare enclosure

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Relative Humidity

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Vibration

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

MTBF (hours)

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Warranty

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n OWCYMO3W500G72 UPC#: 812437027587

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
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

Reviews/Awards

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 5 out of 6 (83%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 I really did do it all by myself. May 7, 2016 This really was quite easy to install in my MacBook. My only real hiccoughs were in getting data transferred, and that was because I had so darn much of it. My old drive, which also came from OWC, was easily removed and installed in the plastic case.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 2.0TB OWC Mercury Electra MAX 6G SSD..

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Omaha, NE Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Thank God for the video! January 28, 2016 My most daring repair/upgrade to this point, the handholding by repeatedly watching the OWC video was a huge confidence builder. The operation went flawlessly, with my daughter anxiously on as I removed and replaced the innards of her beloved MacBook. It was a resounding success and has been operating flawlessly ever since.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Toshiba Hybrid SSHD.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Seattle, WA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Very good product and support. December 14, 2015 Good product, and support. Well done.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Toshiba Hybrid SSHD.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Experience Level: Home User
Rating: 5/5 Did the trick - Macbook pro runs much faster January 16, 2015 Very happy with this purchase. Installed this HDD along with a new HDD cable in my mid 2009 macbook pro. Runs much faster now and quadrupled my storage. Installation tutorials are very helpful.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB HGST Travelstar 7200RPM HDD.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Duvall, WA, USA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Good product, instructions hit-n-miss July 17, 2014 The hardware replacement was a piece of cake, using the instructions on this site. The sofware portion was a lot less friendly, with my experience not quite matching what I was expecting from the instructions. The OS has to reinstall itself and upgrade itself, which led to having to re-register Office, etc. It took a lot longer than I was expecting. The Time Machine backup was essential.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB HGST Travelstar 5400RPM HDD.

Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: New York Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 IY KIT: 1.0TB 7200RPM 2.5" HD + OWC On-The-Go USB 3.0 Enclosure + Transfer Kit w/Software bundle July 3, 2014 Close your eyes and buy it. This is a great way to upgrade your Mac for pennies compared to what Apple or other companies like Tekserve.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB HGST Travelstar 7200RPM HDD.

Reviewer: sirmixalot Location: Lake in the Hills, IL Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 My MacBook 13" is a dual drive speed and storage demon! May 11, 2011 OK so a few months ago I put a 60GB OWC SSD in the optical bay of my MacBook Pro 13" using the OWC Data Doubler.

I left the stock 500GB 5400RPM drive in the drive, but I wanted more storage options and faster speed than a 5400 for moving large files around. The OWC SSD lets me work fast and the 7200 750GB lets me store big and fast(ish)... it's no SDD of course, but is still much faster than the stock drive.

Now I can partition, have an in computer time machine, multiboot, large storage, and an SSD powered machine all from one little amazing laptop.

This review is from DIY KIT: OWC On-the-Go USB 3.0 2.5" Enclosure + 750GB WD Black 7200RPM HDD.

DIY Bundle 500GB 2.5" Western Digital 7200RPM 9.5mm HDD, OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro USB 3.0 Kit, Software Bundle and OWC 5 Piece Tool Kit Mfr P/N: OWCYMO3W500G72 MacSales.com SKU: OWCYMO3W500G72 Upgrade, transfer and use original drive as external! On-The-Go: 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty
Drive: 5 Year Warranty
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