OWC Mercury On-The-Go (500GB) Specifications

OWC Mercury On-The-Go (500GB)

OWC Mercury On-The-Go (500GB)

Part Number: OWCMS8U5500GB8 (Reviewed)

General

  • Device Type
    Hard drive - external ( portable )
  • Internal Drive Interface
    Serial ATA
  • Interface
    FireWire 800 / FireWire / USB 2.0
  • Buffer Size
    8 MB
  • Manufacturer
    Other World Computing

Power Device

  • Type
    power adapter
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1, 1, 1
  • Connector Type
    9 pin FireWire 800, 9 pin FireWire 800, mini-USB Type A
  • Storage Interface
    FireWire, FireWire 800, USB 2.0
  • Interface
    IEEE 1394 (FireWire), IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800), USB 2.0

Power

  • Power Source
    FireWire bus, included AC adapter, USB bus

Miscellaneous

  • MTBF
    300000 sec
  • Included Hard Drive Accessories
    carrying case

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces
    1 x FireWire - 9 pin FireWire 800
    1 x FireWire 800 - 9 pin FireWire 800
    1 x USB 2.0 - mini-USB Type A

Hard Drive

  • Form Factor
    2.5"
  • Interface Type
    IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) / IEEE1394 (FireWire) / USB 2.0
  • Spindle Speed
    5400 rpm
  • Hard Drive Type
    external hard drive
  • External Drive Type
    portable
  • Form Factor (Short)
    2.5"
  • Form Factor (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Form Factor (Short) (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Storage Interface
    FireWire 800 / FireWire / USB 2.0
  • Interface
    FireWire 800, IEEE1394 (FireWire), USB 2.0
  • Buffer Size
    8 MB

Performance

  • Data Transfer Rate Details
    FireWire 800 : 80 MB/s
    USB 2.0 : 60 MB/s
  • Max Data Transfer Rate
    80 MB/s
  • Interface Transfer Rate
    800Mbps(FireWire800)/400Mbps(FireWire)/480Mbps(Hi-Sp.USB)
  • Spindle Speed
    5400 rpm

Storage Controller (2nd)

  • Type
    none

Software & System Requirements

  • Software Included
    NovaStor NovaBACKUP, Intech Hard Disk Speedtools, ProSoft Data Backup for Mac

System Requirements

  • OS Required
    Apple MacOS 8.6 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Environmental Parameters

  • Vibration Tolerance
    1 g @ 5-300 Hz (operating) / 5 g @ 5-500 Hz (non-operating)
  • Min Operating Temperature
    41 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    131 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    8 - 90%

Header

  • Brand
    OWC
  • Product Line
    OWC Mercury On-The-Go
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    Mac, PC

Dimensions & Weight

  • Depth
    5.5 in
  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    1 in

External Hard Drive

  • Power Source
    FireWire bus, USB bus, included AC adapter
  • Internal Drive Interface
    Serial ATA
  • Interface Speed
    800Mbps(FireWire800)/400Mbps(FireWire)/480Mbps(Hi-Sp.USB)
  • Max Data Transfer Rate
    80

Data Transfer Rate Details

  • Interface
    FireWire 800, USB 2.0
  • Speed
    60 rps, 80 rps

Bay Required

  • Type
    none

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Slot Required

  • Type
    none

Cable Details

  • Type
    IEEE 1394 cable, IEEE 1394 cable, USB cable
  • Form Factor
    external, external, external
  • Included Qty
    1, 1, 1
  • Length
    1 ft, 1.3 ft, 3 ft
  • Details
    FireWire 400 (9-to-6 pin), FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin)

Software

  • Type
    Intech Hard Disk Speedtools, NovaStor NovaBACKUP, ProSoft Data Backup for Mac

Reliability

  • MTBF
    300,000 hours

General

  • Manufacturer
    Other World Computing

Where to Buy

OWC Mercury On-The-Go (500GB)

Part Number: OWCMS8U5500GB8

Visit manufacturer site for details.