OWC Mercury Pro U.2 Dual
Blazingly fast + compact Thunderbolt NVMe SSD Array with a massive storage capacity for diverse needs
Blazing Fast Speed
Options Than Other Dual Bay Storage
World’s Only Dual Bay with
UP TO 8
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Edit, Ingest, and Backup in a Blink
The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual is powered by up to eight NVMe SSDs, so you can edit high-res files on the fly, ingest and duplicate dailies without a hitch, rip through the tightest of timelines, and backup huge music and photo libraries in a flash. While it offers blazingly fast performance with massive storage capacity, this compact solution is small enough to easily fit on a DIT cart, in a rack, or on your desktop.
Utilize Thunderbolt’s full 2800MB/s data bandwidth for jaw-dropping speed
Easy Drive Monitoring
Front panel activity LEDs offer instant status update
The only dual bay solution with up to eight NVMe SSDs
Solutions undergo a rigorous multi-step performance certification
Plug and play out of the box or enjoy more RAID variations than traditional dual drive enclosures—up to RAID 10
Works with Mac and Windows computers
World’s most user-friendly fully featured software RAID package
Up to 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty and lifetime support
Add up to five Thunderbolt devices, a display, or your choice of a USB-C or DisplayPort1 device via the second Thunderbolt USB-C port
The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual easily handles any project backup and storage task you throw at it. Dual drive bays house up to eight NVMe SSDs to tackle nearly any data need imaginable. From personal videos to major motion pictures, from photo shoots to file backups... the Mercury Pro U.2 Dual gives you the necessary capacity and horsepower to get the job done.
Nearly 6x Faster SSD Performance
NVMe U.2 SSD use began in the corporate and server market, where ROI is defined in nanoseconds and dependability is paramount. Now, the Mercury Pro U.2 Dual brings enterprise-level performance to your home or office. Its NVMe SSD array utilizes Thunderbolt’s impressive data bandwidth capability, functioning nearly 6x faster than your typical SSD.
Need to change your drive configuration? There’s no need to buy a costly new enclosure. The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual is ready to change with you.
Configure each bay with either:
- An included OWC Shuttle with up to four NVMe SSDs3
- A 2.5 / 3.5-inch NVMe U.2 SSD
- A single NVMe M.2 SSD with a U.2 adapter
Store More, See More, Do More
An extra Thunderbolt USB-C port lets you daisy-chain devices to your Mercury Pro U.2 Dual to expand your capabilities. Add up to five additional Thunderbolt solutions and merge them with SoftRAID for mind-blowing storage capacities. Attach a 5K display or two 4K Thunderbolt displays. You can even place a USB device at the end of the chain. The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual gives you the freedom to use more of what you need.
Easy RAID Options
Harness the full capability of this NVMe array with the easiest to use, broadest selection of RAID levels available. SoftRAID is a powerful and intuitive software RAID utility that guides your setup. It offers maximum volume capacity, optimum drive performance, data protection, or a combination of attributes. SoftRAID is ideal for anyone who needs to safely store and backup massive amounts of data, including video editors, audio producers, photographers and graphic designers.
Ready to Work Anywhere
The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual can be taken wherever you need a compact yet super-fast massive capacity storage solution. At 3.3"W x 5.8"H x 9.4"D and weighing just 4 pounds with drives, the Mercury Pro U.2 Dual can travel anywhere your workflow takes you. It connects to Thunderbolt Macs and PCs2 and can work cross-platform using OWC's MacDrive software (sold separately).
Certified for Demanding Use
We understand that creative professionals need to have confidence in the reliability of their gear. That’s why every Mercury Pro U.2 Dual solution undergoes a multi-step performance certification prior to shipping, so it always arrives ready for demanding use.
OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over
We build our hardware to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, we rigorously quality test and back our hardware with a 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty and award-winning customer support.Learn More
- Requires use of DisplayPort to USB-C cable or adapter.
- Some Windows PC manufacturers use PCIe resource limited designs which may be incompatible with PCIe switched-based devices such as the OWC U2 Shuttles used in this solution. Please contact OWC support if you experience this limitation.
- Two OWC U2 Shuttle adapters included with pre-configured solutions or sold separately for 0GB enclosures.