Other World Computing (http://www.macsales.com) has expanded the new Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini bus powered (no AC adapter needed) portable hardware RAID storage solution with two new hard drive and three new OWC SSD based models.
Now offering 10 pre-configured choices with hardware RAID-1 “mirrored” redundancy for “live activity” data protection; or RAID-0 “stripe” for maximum performance capacity, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini contains two 2.5-inch hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSDs (http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Mercury_Electra_6G/) for up to 2.0TB of capacity and a “Quad Interface” of FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, & eSATA connections for plug and play data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s with Mac and PC computers.
Five new Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini models join an existing model line-up that offers up to 2.0TB of storage capacity, hard disk speeds up to 7200RPM, and SSDs with eSATA bus saturating speeds:
° 640GB (320GB+320GB), 5400RPM, 16MB Buffer, US$159.99;
° 1.0TB (500GB+500GB), 5400RPM, 16MB Buffer, $189.99;
° 240GB (120GB+120GB), OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD, $519.99;
° 480GB (240GB+240GB), OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD, $1049.99;
° 960GB (480GB+480GB), OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD, $1919.99.
All 10 Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini models are available immediately from OWC at http://macte.ch/g6yJg .