Other World Computing announced the release of the OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro, what the company is billing as the largest capacity, fastest bus powered portable storage solution on the market.
The Mercury On-The-Go Pro is a 500GB 7200RPM pocket-sizedportable storage solution for Mac or PC users. It featuresFireWire 800, FireWire 400, and/or USB 2.0 interfaces for data transfer speeds up to 100MB/s.The Mercury On-The-Go Pro can hold up to500,000 JPEG photos, 250 DVD movies, 38 hours of digital video, or 175,000 MP3 songs.
The Mercury On-The-Go Pro 500GB 7200RPM line features three models, including a “Triple Interface” model forFireWire 800/400 and USB 2.0; a “Combo Interface” model for FireWire 400 and USB 2.0; and a USB 2.0 model. The OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro is measures3.5"x 5.5"x 1" in size.The Mercury On-The-Go Prois bus-powered, so itdoesn’t require an AC adapter.
The OWC MercuryOn-The-GoPro“Triple Interface” FireWire 800/400 + USB 2.0 sells for US$239.99. TheOWC MercuryOn-The-GoPro “Combo Interface” FireWire 400 + USB 2.0 is priced at US$219.99. The OWC MercuryOn-The-GoProUSB 2.0 is available for US$189.99. All are available through the OWC online store.