OWC Announces Availability of First and Only Terabyte Quad Interface Single-Drive Solution
Posted May 1, 2007

Other World Computing (OWC), 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 in the OWC online store for $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 eSATA.

Mercury Elite-AL Pro "Quad Interface" 1.0TB External Drive Solution Features include the following:

· 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 compliment 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 OSX 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 http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/hard-drives/external/elite-al-pro-quad.