FW/USB/eSATA Quad Interface Storage Solution Introduced by OWC
New Quad Interface Mercury Elite-AL Pro equipped with USB, FireWire 400,
FireWire 800, and eSATA connections in a single external HD solution up to
750GB, enabling plug-and-play operation with virtually any computer system
WOODSTOCK, IL (July 20, 2006) – Other World Computing (OWC), the leading
technology solutions provider, today announced the introduction and
immediate availability of the Quad Interface version of its flagship
external storage solution line, the Mercury Elite-AL Pro – featuring
four interface options in one external hard drive and a starting price of
only $199.99 and capacities from 250 up to 750 gigabytes (GB).
This exciting new Quad Interface Mercury Elite-AL Pro features one (1)
eSATA, two (2) FireWire 800 (1394B), one (1) FireWire 400 (1394A), and one
(1) USB 2.0+1.1 ports and ships with all required cables to allow easy
plug-and-play operation with virtually any Mac, PC, or Linux system.
Seamless data accessibility from all interfaces ensures continued optimized
connection of the Elite Quad as users move the storage solution device
between multiple systems or upgrade their computer systems.
Engineered with the next generation, high speed Oxford 924 chipset and the
fastest drive mechanisms on the market, the Quad Interface Mercury Elite-AL
Pro achieves the fastest single-mechanism transfer speeds possible,
sustaining up to 80 Megabytes Per Second.
The Quad Interface Mercury Elite-AL Pro is manufactured using Seagate
Barracuda 7200.10 and 7200.9 SATA-2 drives and is available in capacities
from 250GB to 750GB, with the 500GB model included in OWC’s Sizzlin’ Summer
Sale through www.MacSales.com.
250GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache – $199.99
320GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache – $229.99
400GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache – $339.99
500GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache – ONLY $349.99
750GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache – $629.99
All OWC Mercury Elite-AL solutions are tested and certified for demanding
Audio/Video, Backup, Movies, Graphics, Music, Photography, General Data, and
more. The sleek aluminum design optimizes function while aesthetically
enhancing the desktop, and is specifically built to safely endure the
rigorous demands of portability. All models are EMC Backup Certified and are
directly supported by EMC’s industry respected standard Retrospect Backup
Mercury Elite-AL Pro storage solutions come packaged from Other World
Computing with everything needed for immediate plug-and-play operation: all
necessary cabling; Intech HD Speedtools utility suite; EMC Retrospect backup
software; and a full 2 year Warranty. A five-year warranty on the internal
Seagate mechanism covers the internal drive for three full years after the
solution’s warranty comes to term.
OWC’s full line of Mercury Elite-AL storage solutions can be found at
For additional information contact www.MacSales.com or call toll free (800)
About Other World Computing
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and
support to the computer universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company had
revenues exceeding $35 million USD in 2005. OWC operates the popular
www.MacSales.com e-commerce portal which features one of the largest online
catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products including Mercury,
Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration and FireWire product lines. OWC is a
Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive
technical support for Macintosh users around the world. The company
management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers
FasterMac.net and OWC.net, and is the area’s leading technology employer as
ranked by McHenry County Business Journal.