Bus Powered, Pocket Sized – High Capacity storage in the palm of your hand!

Well, the temperature is starting to go up here in the midwest with word of 50 degrees by the weekend. That means the snow is melting away, and so are our prices on the OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro Portable Solutions!

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Portable Solutions offer extremely convenient, interface flexible, and high-performance data storage in the palm of your hand. Great for audio/video, data backup, and fully bootable to boot! It’s no wonder Mercury On-The-Go solutions continue to be recognized with top reviews that include ‘Gear of the Year’, Editor’s Choice, and EMC Backup Certification, rated ‘Very Good’ by CNET, and reviewed with 4 1/2 Mice by Macworld Magazine who continue to note this drive as ‘one of the fastest they’ve ever tested’!

All ‘Combo’ models are bootable via FireWire 400, and/or USB2 interfaces (system must support such boot option) while the ‘Triple’ model adds two FireWire 800ports, bus power with no external power required, utilize Oxford custom bridge solutions (FireWire) and the best qualified HD mechanisms for optimum performance and reliability. Shock absorbing design further protects drive and valuable data from external forces. All connecting cables, Intech HD Speedtools utility suite, Carrying Case, and an industry leading 3 Year OWC Solution Warranty included.

ALL OWC Mercury On-The-Go Solutions further include award winning Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X(a $59.95 retail value) and NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows (a $49.95 retail value). These aren’t just limited OEM versions, these are the full retail versions with full retail support including the same technical support and free version updates standard retail customers are entitled to. Great software we’re pleased to be bundling with these great solutions!

OWC Mercury 2.5″ SATA HD Based FireWire + USB2.0 ‘Combo’ Portable Solutions:
160GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffer now $ 84.99
250GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $ 94.99
320GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $102.99
400GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffer —**New/Special**  $107.99
500GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $127.99
640GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $159.99 ( a $20 Drop!)
250GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffernow $104.99
320GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffernow $112.99
500GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffernow $149.99 (a $20 Drop!)

OWC Mercury 2.5″ SATA HD Based FireWire 800(400)+USB2.0 ‘Triple’ Portable Solutions:
160GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $ 99.97 (a $10 Drop)
250GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $114.99
320GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $124.99
500GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $149.99 (a $10 Drop)
640GB 5400RPM 8MB Buffernow $179.99 (a $10 Drop)
250GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffernow $127.99
320GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffernow $137.99
500GB 7200RPM 16MB Buffer — now $184.99 (a $13 Drop!)

Also available, OWC On-the-Go 2.5” Kits ‘add your own drive’ now from $24.99

Prosoft Drive Genius Special Offer – Now $29 with purchase of any OWC External Solution! 70% Savings off Prosoft’s retail price and over 50% off OWC’s normal special price!


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  • How does this compare to the already proven “Rugged” hard drive by Lacie?

    The Lacie sports an even more protected enclosure and only costs about $10 more with the same similar specs.




    • Hi Kevin and thanks for stopping by. Every media source we can think of…esp the most widely followed like Macworld…have proclaimed the OTG as we like to call it the fastest portable drive on the market. So considering that fact, the On The Go wins that round. Then, for a completely unbiased take, why not ask people on Twitter, a blog of our own, etc. which brand storage they prefer? Watching TweetDeck all day here, I can tell you what I see has the scales tipped in a certain direction… ;-)