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0GB OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini Portable External Hard Drive Enclosure - eSATA/USB 3.0

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eSATA / USB 3.0 & 2.0 High performance and Plug and Play data storage/ backup reliability with a fanless, bus powered design.
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OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini

0GB Combo Interface Case Kit

Mac / PC / eSATA / USB 3.0 & 2.0
  • Mac
  • PC
  • eSATA
  • USB 3.0
High-performance and Plug and Play data storage/backup reliability with a fanless, bus-powered design

With your choice of a 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive OR Solid State Drive (SSD), the latest chipset, and USB 3.0/eSATA interfaces, the Mercury Elite Pro mini Portable Storage Solution delivers up to 600MB/s data transfer speeds for demanding data storage and backup needs. All that performance resides in an impact resistant, heat dissipating 5.5 in (L) x 3.8 in (W) x 1.1 in (H) brushed aluminum enclosure with super-quiet operation. 

 /><br /> <br /> When you want high style in high performance storage, look no further than the Mercury Elite Pro mini. With the highest quality drive mechanism built into a shock resistant portable aluminum enclosure, the Mercury Elite Pro mini is ready to go wherever you need an A/V, Digital Photography, Professional Music, Graphics, General Data, and Time Machine ready storage solution.</p>
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  • Interfaces: USB 3.0/2.0; eSATA 6G
  • The USB 3.0 Micro-B port is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 cables (USB 3.0 standard A to Micro-B connecting cable is included)
  • All interface cables are included
  • Bus-powered via USB 3.0 (DC to USB connector included)
  • Data transfer speeds up to 600MB/s (via eSATA; 500MB/s via USB 3.0)
  • Drive speeds of up to 7200RPM or Solid State Drive
  • Perfect for digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine
  • Portable size at 5.5in(L) x 3.8in(W) x 1.1in(H)
  • Brushed aluminum, impact resistant, heat dissipating enclosure
  • Super-quiet, fanless operation
  • Asmedia 1051E and 1456 high-performance chipset


    • OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini Hard Drive
    • High-quality eSATA connecting cable
    • High-quality USB 3.0/2.0 connecting cable
    • High-quality DC to USB connector
    • Mercury Elite Pro mini Assembly Manual (5MB PDF)
    • OWC 1-year Warranty with 48-hour Turnaround Time


    Product Specifications:


    • Asmedia 1051E and 1456 High-Performance Chipset

    Drive Mechanisms Supported

    • Any 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD up to 2.2TB in capacity and up to 12.5mm in size.

    Drive Cache Size

    • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

    Drive Rotation Speed

    • Dependent on drive mechanism installed

    Drive Interface

    • SATA (Serial ATA)

    Port Configuration

    • eSATA - 1 port
    • USB 3.0 - (1) Micro-B port

    Max Data Transfer Rate

    • eSATA - 600 MB/s
    • USB 3.0 - 500 MB/s
    • USB 2.0 - 60MB/s
    • USB 1.1 - 1.5MB/s

    Port/Interface Bootability

      Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
    • eSATA: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. 
    • USB 3.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. 
    • USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. 

    Macintosh System Requirements

    • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1.
    • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later. Including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x and an available USB2.0/1.1, or eSATA port.
    • Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.

    Windows System Requirements

    • Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
    • Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, or eSATA port.

    Linux Requirements

    • Linux compatible via supported USB interface.

    Power Supply*

    • Bus power via USB on most computers with factory installed USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port.
    • Optional AC Adapter* 
    • * AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.

    External Case Dimensions

    • 3.8 in (W) x 5.5 in (D) x 1.1 in (H)
    • 96.52mm x 139.7mm x 27.94mm

    Total Shipping Weight

    • Approximately .73 pounds (.33kg)

    Product Manual


    Operating Environment:


    • (operating) 0°C - 70°C (32°F - 158°F)
    • (non-operating) -40°C - 85°C (-40°F - 185°F)

    Relative Humidity

    • (operating) 5% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
    • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)


    • (non-operating) up to 1500G

    Load/Unload Cycles

    • Dependent on drive mechanism installed


    • Dependent on drive mechanism installed


    1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty

    The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur - OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

    Additional Information

    Colour Silver
    Capacity Enclosure Only
    RPM No
    Number of Bays/Drives 1
    Type Self-Powered
    Model Identifier No
    Connection eSATA, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
    Form Factor 2.5 inch
    Manufacturer OWC
    Manufacturer P/N OWCMEPMU3ES
    UPC 736211770950
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