OWC has announced the next generation Mercury Elite Pro Mini external drive designed to work with personal computers and mobile devices. The product is already available to order in various configurations.
The drive is housed in an aircraft-grade aluminum housing. Dimensions are 124 × 78 × 24 mm. Fanless design is used; at the same time, perforation is provided to improve heat dissipation.
The solution can be equipped with a 1 TB hard drive with a spindle speed of 5400 or 7200 rpm. In addition, a 2 TB drive with a spindle speed of 5400 rpm can be installed.
Available in 480GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB solid state modules. Finally, an empty enclosure can be ordered to mount your own 2.5 “storage device.
It talks about compatibility with computers running Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS operating systems, as well as gadgets based on Android and iPadOS platforms. For connection, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with a bandwidth of up to 10 Gb / s is used.
The OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mini is priced between $ 43 and $ 900, depending on version.