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OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini

0GB
Bus-Powered, Multi-Interface Enclosure Kit

Mac / PC / USB 3.0 & 2.0
  • Mac
  • PC
  • eSATA
  • USB 3.0
High-performance, high-reliability data storage/backup with a fanless, bus-powered design
With a 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive, the latest chipset, and USB 3.0, the Mercury Elite Pro mini delivers up to 500MB/s data transfer speeds for demanding data storage and backup needs. All that performance resides in an impact-resistant, heat-dissipating 5.5 in (L) x 3.8 in (W) x 1.1 in (H) brushed aluminum enclosure with super-quiet operation.

When you want high style in high-performance storage, look no further than the Mercury Elite Pro mini. With the highest quality drive mechanism and a shock resistant portable aluminum enclosure, the Mercury Elite Pro mini is ready to go wherever you need A/V, Digital Photography, Professional Music, Graphics, General Data, and Time Machine ready storage.

Interfaces: USB 3.0 & 2.0
  • The USB 3.0 Micro-B port is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 cables (USB 3.0 standard A to Micro-B connecting cable is included)
  • All interface cables are included
  • Bus-powered via USB 3.0
  • Data transfer speeds up to 500MB/s (via USB 3.0)
  • Drive speeds of up to 7200RPM
  • Perfect for digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine backups
  • Portable size at 5.5in(L) x 3.8in(W) x 1.1in(H)
  • Brushed aluminum, impact-resistant, heat-dissipating enclosure
  • Super-quiet, fanless operation
  • Asmedia 1053E and 1456 high-performance chipset
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty

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Product Specifications:

Chipset

  • Asmedia 1053E and 1456 High-Performance 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.

Drive Cache Size

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

Drive Rotation Speed

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

Drive Interface

  • SATA (Serial ATA)

Port Configuration

  • USB 3.0 – (1) Micro-B port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 3.0 – 500 MB/s
  • USB 2.0 – 60MB/s
  • USB 1.1 – 1.5MB/s

Port/Interface Bootability

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

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1.
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x and an available USB2.0/1.1, 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 USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.

Linux Requirements

  • Linux compatible via supported USB interface.

Power Supply*

  • Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 2.0 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.

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External Case Dimensions

  • 3.8 in (W) x 5.5 in (D) x 1.1 in (H)
  • 96.52mm x 139.7mm x 27.94mm

Total Shipping Weight

  • Approximately .73 pounds (.33kg)

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) 0°C – 70°C (32°F – 158°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C – 85°C (-40°F – 185°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) 5% – 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% – 95% RH (Non-condensing)

Shock

  • (non-operating) up to 1500G

Load/Unload Cycles

  • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

MTBF

  • Dependent on drive 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

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n MEPMU3K UPC#: 794504325553

Reviews

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 3 out of 3 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Melonhead Location: NZ Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great design and easy to use April 19, 2017 Looks great and works well as a portable backup device. Very simple assembly with excellent instructions.

I would recommend this item to a friend! Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Kalamazoo, MI Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent enclosure! November 10, 2014 This enclosure feels much more solid than a previous enclosure that I had used. Another example of a great OWC product.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: chicago, IL Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 quality! September 19, 2014 OWC is a quality company that provides quality products. This drive enclosure is no exception. I have a number of their smaller, lighter, plastic drive enclosures - and those are fine as well in their own right. But I wanted a sturdier, classier enclosure that was going to be more visible in a public setting - wasn't going to be moved around quite as much (although this is still easily portable).

I would recommend this item to a friend!