OWC ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FIRST AND ONLY TERABYTE QUAD INTERFACE SINGLE
OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad Interface” 1.0TB External Drive Solution
Provides High Performance & Flexibility via FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and
eSATA Interface Ports
May 1, 2007, Woodstock, IL — Other World Computing (OWC)
http://www.macsales.com, a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced
today the availability of the first and only 1.0TB Quad Interface single
drive solution on the market, the new OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad
Interface” 1.0TB External Drive Solution. The drive solution is a
high-speed maximum performance system with a wide selection of connectivity
options for FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA ports.
Accessibility to the data is completely transparent to which port interface
is used, so the user can take the drive to virtually any computer and use
whichever interface is the best available on that computer.
Available immediately at
$599 SRP, the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad Interface” 1.0TB External
Solution is geared to those that want the convenience of a single
drive-based, compact solution with a selection of interface options. The
drive solution is ideally designed for audio, video, digital photography,
professional music, graphics, and general data. EMC Retrospect Backup
Certified, it is also perfect for back-up applications. The 1.0TB drive
solution is compatible with all Apple OS Versions 8.5 through 9.2.x; Apple
OS X 10.0.3 and higher (including OS X “Tiger” 10.4.x), Microsoft Windows
ME, 2000, XP, Vista; and any OS or device with standard FireWire , USB, or
Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad Interface” 1.0TB External Drive Solution
* High Performance: Employs the next-generation high-speed Oxford 924
chipset combined with the fastest drive mechanisms available for the fastest
single drive transfer rates possible, exceeding an amazing 80 Megabytes per
second via FireWire; up to 150MB/s via eSATA.
* High Reliability: A top-notch design and high-quality components ensure it
is built to last.
* High Portability: Designed for eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB
2.0+1.1 for easy Plug ‘N Play on virtually ANY system!
* Style: Designed to complement any user’s system. A blue activity LED
behind the front grille shows when your drive is being accessed. Created
with the Power Macintosh G5 system in mind.
* Compact Shock Resistant Design.
* Warranty: Includes two year warranty.
* Super Quiet Operation.
* Cables: All cables are included!
The Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad Interface” 1.0TB External Drive Solution
comes complete with utility and backup software, including Intech Hard Disk
SpeedToools Utilities for Mac OS 8.6-X, ProSoft Engineering Data Backup
for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later and NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 2000 or
later. It also includes all the cables for FireWire 400, FireWire 800,
USB2, and eSATA interfaces.
For more information on the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro “Quad Interface” 1.0TB
External Solution and full line of Mercury Elite-AL Pro products, see:
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and
support to the computer industry since 1988. The Illinois based company is
a strategic partner with Axiotron and worldwide and exclusive US distributor
of the award winning Axiotron Modbook . 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, storage, 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’s management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers
www.fastermac.net and www.owc.net and is a leading technology employer as
ranked by McHenry County Business Journal. For more information, see
www.otherworldcomputing.com or www.macsales.com.