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Price Drops on the Qx2 makes capacity and performance even more affordable.

Friday, August 20th, 2010 | Author:

Whether you’re a high-end user who needs fast data capture/retrieval capabilities or a home user who would like a safe, easy-to-use backup drive, this latest round of price drops on the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 may be just what you’ve been waiting for.

The OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 is a High-Performance, Redundant, RAID Solution for your high capacity needs of up to 8.0TB. This 4-bay solution can be configured in RAID 0,1,5,10 or non-RAID SPAN modes easily.The Qx2 features a “Quad” interface allowing you to connect via FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB2, or eSATA.

Other key features include:

  • Solutions Pre-configured & Pre-Tested in RAID-5 Mode (Striped with Data Protection/Redundancy)
  • Multi-Hour Burn-in/Testing performed on all Qx2 drive arrays prior to shipping
  • User Selectable Hardware RAID 0/1/5/10 & Non-RAID modes
  • Sustained Data Rates of up to/over 240MB per Second
  • RAID Mode, Status, and Access Indicator LEDs
  • Drive Status Alarm in case of drive failure
  • Four(4) removable 3.5” SATA II drive bays
  • Locking Front Cover
  • Quad-Interface (2 FW800 ports, 1 FW400 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 eSATA port)
  • Ideal for Audio/Video including HD Video, Backup (including Time Machine), Music, Photography, & More!
  • Fully Mac, Windows, and Linux Compatible
  • Cables for all supported interfaces included
  • Prosoft Data Backup 3(OS X), NovaStor NovaBackup(Windows), Carbon Copy  Cloner(OS X, Intech HD Speedtools Utility Suite(Mac OS 8.6 to 10.6.x) included
  • Industry Leading 3 Year Solution Warranty

Of course, we’re not stopping there. To go along with all these great features, we’ve also got some great new prices.

Want to add your own drives?

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 4-Bay Enclosure Kit w/o DrivesNOW $309.99

More Special Deals!

Prosoft Drive Genius 3 Bundle Offer

Purchasing Prosoft Drive Genius 3 along with an OWC Mercury Elite-AL ‘mini’ Storage Solution (or any OWC or NewerTech external storage solution) can save you $60 off the retail price of the program.

Check our Web site for more details.

eSATA Controller Special Offer

When you purchase any OWC external solution that offers eSATA connectivity you can save an extra $10 off the NewerTech 6G eSATA PCIe Controller Card – Already a great value at $49.99, only $39.99 w/Qualifying Purchase.

The NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe controller card is 100% Plug n’ Play with both Mac and Windows too – no drivers needed now or ever! Check out our site for more details.

See all eSATA controller options:

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