100GB USB 3.0 Storage Solution
Mac / PC / USB 3.0, 2.0 & 1.1
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go USB 3.0 Storage Solution provides maximum storage in an ultra-portable, totally bus powered design!
Stylishly engineered in a sleek, impact-resistant acrylic enclosure, the Mercury On-The-Go Pro incorporates shock-isolation technology to give maximum protection for your precious data inside. The Mercury On-The-Go Pro is a true must-have for users like you who are seeking High-Performance and Highly Reliable storage weighing less than 11 ounces and that is small enough to fit in your pocket.
Compact and Versatile
If you're looking for one of the most compatible mass storage solutions made, look no further! The OWC Mercury On-The-Go drive is all you'll need! The OWC Mercury On-The-Go has what it takes to truly work cross platform. The Mercury On-The-Go Pro is bus-powered, so it doesn't require an AC adapter!
Cool and Silent
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go's fanless design offers near silent operation while still keeping your drive cool. The built-in aluminum heatsink underneath the drive and passthrough cooling vents on the top of the case work in tandem to provide optimum results.
SuperSpeed Ready, Yet Backward Compatible
The OWC Mercury On-The-Go can be used with any Macintosh or PC with a USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 port. Now you can have SuperSpeed performance up to 500MB/s and compatibility with legacy machines!
OWC's A Closer Look
- OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro USB 3.0 & 2.0 storage solution
- High Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0 & 2.0 certified connecting cable
- Carrying Case
- Assembly Manual & User Guide
- USB 3.0 / 2.0 & 1.1 Backwards compatible port.
*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 Cache Size
Drive Rotation Speed
Max Data Transfer Rate
- USB 3.0 - 500MB/s
- USB 2.0 - 60MB/s
- Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
- USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. -
- USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. -
- Macintosh: Macintosh OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later, and 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.
- 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.
External Case Dimensions
- 3.5" (W) x 5.5" (D) x 1" (H)
- 88.9mm x 139.7mm x 25.4mm
Enclosure Weight (no accessories)
Recommended USB 3.0 Cards
- (operating) 5°C - 55°C (41°F - 131°F)
- (non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)
- (operating) 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
- (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
- (operating) 70G 2mS;
- (non-operating) 175G 2mS
- (operating) 1.0G (5 - 300Hz)
- (non-operating) 5.0G (5 - 500Hz)
- More than 300,000 power-on hours
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n MSU35100GB8
OWC 3 Year Solution Warranty
The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers. OWC and NewerTech storage solutions come fully backed by an Industry-leading 48-hour turnaround time which includes complimentary Level 1 data recovery for the first year, plus additional data recovery options available throughout the warranty period, for complete peace of mind ownership confidence.
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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.
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