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We recommend DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB HGST 5400RPM HDD (Mfr P/N: Y0J22413) from Other World Computing for $62.75 as a suitable alternative.

OWC DIY Bundle:

1.0TB 2.5" Western Digital 5400RPM 9.5mm HD, OWC Express Silver Enclosure,
and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • Mac
  • PC
  • USB
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!

Note: This enclosure is not designed for support of SSDs and recommended to used with 2.5" Hard Drives only.
*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
  • 1.0TB WD Scorpio Blue 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
  • Express Installation Guide
  • Carrying sleeve
  • OWC 1 Year Solution Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time

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1.0TB Western Digital Scorpio Blue Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
2.5″ HDD
Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Capacity1
1.0TB
Formatted Capacity2
931GiB
Rotational Speed
5400 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
8MB
Manufacturer Model Number
WD10JPVT
Format

Physical

Height (max)
9.5mm (0.374″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.75″)
Length (max)
100.2mm (3.94″)
Weight (typical)
0.11kg (0.24 lbs.)
Guaranteed Sectors
1,953,525,168

Reliability3

Warranty
2 Year Western Digital Warranty

Performance

Transfer Rate (Max)
3.0 Gb/s
Average Latency
5.50ms

Power

Read Power
1.4 Watts
Write Power
1.4 Watts
Idle Mode
0.59 Watts
Standby Mode
0.18 Watts
Sleep Mode
0.18 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 10,000 feet

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Ambient Temperature (°F)
0°F to 149°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 65°C
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 40,000 feet

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
2.2 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 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

OWC 1 Year Solution 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 OWC 1 Year Solution warranty

Manufacturer provided specifications for Western Digital p/n OWCYWD10JPVT
OWC DIY Bundle: 1.0TB 2.5" Western Digital 5400RPM 9.5mm HD, OWC Express Silver Enclosure, and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit Mfr P/N: OWCYWD10JPVT OWC SKU: OWCYWD10JPVT SATA Enclosure Kit with Western Digital Drive & 5 piece toolkit.
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