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OWC Introduces Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini - An Ultra-Portable RAID and the First OWC Storage Solution with USB 3.1 Gen 2

Featuring USB-C connectivity, 10Gb/s data transfer speeds, capacities up to 4TB, and multiple RAID options for added performance and data redundancy

WOODSTOCK, Illinois, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®, a leading zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company, today introduced the new OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini, a powerful yet ultra-portable dual-drive RAID solution. The new Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini packs phenomenal performance into a small package, with speeds up to 738MB/s, capacities up to 4TB, and user-configurable options for RAID 0, RAID 1, spanning, and independent drive modes – all in a rugged, yet elegant aluminum enclosure. For creative professionals and power users who currently own or plan to purchase a computer with USB-C ports, Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is an ideal mobile RAID solution, providing options for high-performance storage in RAID 0 or mirrored backup in RAID 1.

"OWC storage solutions help creative professionals go further – both in the studio and in the field," said Larry O'Connor, CEO, OWC. "With the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini, we're providing a powerful and portable USB 3.1 Gen 2 RAID solution that is ready for demanding mobile workflows, wherever they might be."

Powerful Storage for Mobile Creative Professionals
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini was designed for professionals in music production, video production, and photography, and for anyone who needs the convenience of portable storage without sacrificing production-grade performance. It's among the first in its class to offer the USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C interface, which supports transfer rates up to 10Gb/s. Additionally, Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is bus-power capable, so there's no need to be tied to a power outlet.

The Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini combines production-grade performance and capacity up to 4TB, all in a mobile, bus-powered, aluminum enclosure.

Highlights

  • Rugged yet elegant aluminum design
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port
    • Read: Up to 738MB/s
    • Write: Up to 650MB/s
  • Up to 4TB capacity
  • Dual-drive hardware RAID modes:
    • RAID 0
    • RAID 1
    • Span
    • Independent (JBOD)
  • Bus-powered
  • Cables Included
    • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
    • USB 3.1 Type-C to Standard-A cable
  • Three-year OWC Limited Warranty*

*0GB enclosure-only models feature a one-year OWC Limited Warranty

Pricing and Availability
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is now available at MacSales.com and authorized OWC resellers in eight portable configurations:

  • 1.0TB (7200RPM) - $228.99
  • 2.0TB (7200RPM) - $268.99
  • 4.0TB (5400RPM) - $329.99
  • 240GB (SSD) - $238.99
  • 480GB (SSD) - $348.99
  • 1.0TB (SSD) - $548.99
  • 2.0TB (SSD) - $798.99
  • Add Your Own Drive enclosure kit - $79.99

The Entire Mercury Elite Pro Lineup
In addition to the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini, OWC offers portable and desktop solutions for virtually any workflow. Visit OWCDigital.com for information on the entire Mercury Elite Pro lineup including:

  • Mercury Elite Pro
  • Mercury Elite Pro mini
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual with USB 3.1 Gen 1 & eSATA
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual with USB 3.1 Gen 1 & FireWire 800
  • Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 Technology
  • Mercury Elite Pro Qx2

About OWC
Having served the Apple community worldwide since 1988, OWC is the manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple and PC enthusiasts with an extensive catalog of accessories, storage, and memory upgrades for nearly every Mac made in the last decade. Recognized for award-winning customer service, OWC provides comprehensive step-by-step installation videos and U.S.-based technical support for Mac and PC users around the world.

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