Other World Computing announced today two new enclosure solutions for utilizing the factory Flash SSD from any 2010 or 2011 Apple MacBook Air model as an external drive. Both the OWC Mercury On-The-Go and OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini enclosure solutions provide MacBook Air owners continued external use of the factory drive plus a convenient method of data migration when upgrading to the higher capacity and higher performance of an OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD.
Choice Of Two Bus Powered Enclosures
- OWC Mercury On-The-Go USB 3.0/2.0 External Enclosure for 2010 & 2011 Apple MacBook Air Flash Drive (SSD)
Super quiet, fanless, and pocket-sized, the On-The-Go’s clear acrylic case offers a USB 3.0/2.0 interface for fully utilizing the MacBook Air SSD’s 200MB/s speed capability. The enclosure is priced at $35 when purchased with a Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD and $69.99 for the enclosure solution only.
- OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini FireWire 800/400+USB2+eSATA External Enclosure solution for 2010 & 2011 Apple MacBook Air Flash Drive (SSD)
Super quiet, fanless, and lightweight, the Elite Pro mini’s brushed aluminum case looks great on the desktop while offering a variety of high speed interfaces for Mac and PC connection flexibility. The enclosure is priced at $70 when purchased with a Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD and $109.99 for the enclosure solution only.
Two Step, Less Than Two Minute Installation
- Plug the factory SSD module into the special SATA adapter already installed in the OWC Enclosure Solution.
- Attach the other end of the factory SSD module to the mounting stanchion secured to the OWC enclosure’s drive bay.
“We’re thrilled to offer 2010 and 2011 MacBook Air owners the only complete drive upgrade solution available,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “Our Mercury Aura Pro Express SSDs offer higher performance and storage capacity over the factory drive. Then, by adding one of these new enclosure solutions, MacBook Air owners can turn the factory SSD into a new high performance external drive for a two-in-one upgrade.”